Are you looking to create an account with Pinterest and want to know the process? Here we are giving you complete step by step guidance to open an account on the platform and how to use it.
Just like any other account Pinterest also allow users to access account with their unique username and password. You need to create a username and password of the account on the Signup page of Pinterest. And the platform allows you to create accounts in three ways:
- You can sign up to Pinterest account using your Facebook account the option for the same is present on the login page.
- You can sign up the account using your Twitter account. The option is there on the login page.
- You can create a unique username and password for Pinterest and access your account.
Here we are guiding you how to create a fresh account on Pinterest platform.
- Step 1
Open the browser of your system and type Pinterest in it.
- Step 2
You will find different options on the browser page. Here, you have to look at the Pinterest official login page. If you are unable to locate the page, then you can use the given link to open the page directly https://in.pinterest.com/.
- Step 3
Once you will click on the above mention link, a page will open with some details to enter. If you are already having Pinterest username and password with you, then you can enter the same to login to your account. If you do not want to open a fresh account and want to continue login Pinterest page, then you can click on option ‘continue with Facebook’ and ‘Continue with twitter’. Both the options will allow you to access the Pinterest account through the respective page. And, to open a fresh account on the platform you need to click on the option ‘Sign up’. This option you can find at the bottom of the login page. Additionally, you can also type Pinterest sign up in your browser and the sign up page of Pinterest will open. Here, you need to click on the sign up button present at the bottom of the page.
- Step 4
When you will click on the sign up button, an update will open asking you to fill details like your email ID and password. Here, the email id will be your active email ID. You can use the email ID of any platform like Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail or any other platform. And then click on the next button.
- Step 5
When you will click on the next button, the option to enter your password will appear. Here, you need to enter the password you want to keep for your Pinterest account. Remember, this password should not be the password of your email account. You can keep the same password, but making a different password is good as this will secure your account from hackers. Making common password for all your account make your accounts prone to hacking. You should never keep the common password for all your accounts.
- Step 6
After successfully creating the password of your account, click on the next button and a new page will open, asking you to feel some more details. This detail would be your name, last name, contact number and location.
- Step 7
Enter all the details correctly and then click on the next/done button. Also keep the format in mind. The platform will not accept the form, if the format will be wrong.
- Step 8
When you click on the done button, a page will open giving you some options of category. Here, you need to select at least five categories of your interest. This selection helps Pinterest to understand your interest and categorically send you the content and also protect you from getting unwanted contents.
- Step 9
While you will select your category of interest, Pinterest will make your profile based on your selection. Once you will tap on the button ‘Done’, your board will be ready to use. And from this step you can start pinning.
This is the step by step guide to create the personal account on desktop for Pinterest. If you are making the account for business use, then the process is a bit different. Moreover, if you are making the Pinterest account on your mobile phone, then you need to follow the same steps as mentioned above. The only difference will be that you need to open the page on your mobile phone.
Step by step guide to create Pinterest business account
- Step 1
To create the business account on Pinterest platform, you can open the login page of Pinterest first. The option for creating the business account is present on the bottom line of the login page. It is in red color, so it is not hard to identify. However, if you want to visit the business account creating page, directly, then you can use this link, https://in.pinterest.com/business/create/.
- Step 2
When you will open the link in your browser update will open asking you to enter details like your email address, your password and your business name.
- Step 3
In the fourth blank, you will get the option to select what kind of business you have. When you will select the option, Pinterest will understand clearly what is your requirement and accordingly it will send you the content. If the options do not relate your business, you can select the “Others” category.
- Step 4
Enter all the details correctly and tap on the button ‘create account’. Once you will tap on the button, you will be taken to a new page. Here, you will be asked to enter your preferred language and the country you live in. There are dropdown options present for this, to make it easy for you. Make selection by scrolling the cursor and selecting the right option. After successfully filling the details tab on the next button.
- Step 5
In the next page, Pinterest will ask you to enter your website URL. If you have the website for your business, you can add the URL of a website and then click on the next button. If you do not want to add your website URL or if you do not have account with Pinterest, then you can tap on the button ‘Later’.
- Step 6
Now the categories will come in front of you for the selection. The same step you followed while creating the personal account. So here also, you need to select at least five categories that are of your interest and related to your business to allow Pinterest to filter your requirement. The platform will ask you to select at least one category, so that, it can send the relevant and useful content to you.
- Step 7
Once you have selected the category tab on the button ‘Done’. The Pinterest will make your profile according to your selection and now you are ready for pinning.
This is the simple and easy steps to create an account on Pinterest platform. However, to ensure that the whole process goes uninterrupted, then have a good internet connection at your place. Moreover, do not indulge in any other activity while creating the account. Make selection wisely and according to your use.
Though, Pinterest allow you to make changes to your account profile once it is created, still it is good you remain cautious at the very first attempt and make the right selection.