How to Delete Pinterest Account: A Comprehensive Guide
How to Delete Pinterest Account: Step by Step
- Step 1: Log in to Pinterest Go to the Pinterest website (www.pinterest.com) and log in with your account credentials (email/username and password).
- Step 2: Back Up Your Data, Before you proceed with the deletion, it's crucial to back up any data or pins you want to save. Pinterest allows you to download your data, including boards and pins, which you can store for future reference.
- Step 3: Access Account Settings After logging in, click on your profile picture or the three-dot icon (depending on the version of Pinterest you're using) at the top-right corner of the screen. This will open a dropdown menu. From the options available, select "Settings."
- Step 4: Navigate to Account Settings Once you are on the Settings page, scroll down until you find the "Account" section. Click on "Account settings."
- Step 5: Close Account In the Account settings page, you should see a section called "Account Changes." Look for the option that says "Close account" and click on it.
- Step 6: Confirm Closure Pinterest will now provide information about the account closure process. Read through the information and confirm that you want to delete your account by clicking on the "Next" or "Continue" button.
- Step 7: Re-enter your Password and Continue For security reasons, Pinterest will ask you to re-enter your account password. Provide your password and click on the "Next" or "Continue" button.
- Step 8: Verify Account Closure Pinterest may ask for a final confirmation to verify that you genuinely want to delete your account. Click on "Yes, send the email" or similar wording to proceed.
- Step 9: Check Your Email Pinterest will send a confirmation email to the email address associated with your account. Check your inbox for this email. If you can't find it in your inbox, also check your spam or junk folder.
- Step 10: Click on the Confirmation Link Open the email from Pinterest and look for a message that confirms your account closure request. It should contain a link to finalize the process. Click on this link.
- Step 11: Account Deletion Complete After clicking on the confirmation link, Pinterest will inform you that your account has been successfully closed and deleted. Your Pinterest account is now permanently deleted.