Pinterest is a social network that allows users to share visually, and discover new interests by posting images or videos to their own, and it was launched in March 2010. After registering for an account, users have the option of saving, uploading, sorting, and managing online images, videos, and other content. Bookmarks are called ‘pins,’ and it can be grouped into various ‘pinboards.’ The members of Pinterest can post images, called “pins” onto their boards for any purpose, along with saving recipes, planning a wedding, and redecorating a home. It has millions of monthly active users. The service is also compatible with several social networks, along with Facebook.
How to Create a Pinterest Account?
Pinterest sign up is free of cost and can be carried out easily from the website’s main homepage. From there, you will see a signup box, which gives you the option of registering with an existing Facebook or Google account or providing your email address.
If you open it on Facebook or Google, you will need to sign in with your login credentials from whichever of the sites you select. The personal information of the user will then be carried over to your Pinterest account. If you choose to carry out a new Pinterest sign up, you will need to insert the following information:
- Email address
- New password
- Full name
For businesses, the second page of the signup page will have an option labeled ‘continue as a business.’ By following the given steps, you can create a business page, which will serve all services as the front of an online store. To complete the signup, you may be asked to follow five topics of interest, and you may also need to confirm your email address by pressing a link sent to your inbox. By default, the prefix before the ‘@’ in the email address will become your new Pinterest username. This can be changed by going to ‘Settings’ and hit on ‘Profile.’
How to login to a Pinterest account
After creating an account, logging in to Pinterest is relatively straight forward. From the homepage, hit the ‘Login’ button in the top right-hand corner of the screen and insert your email address and password, paying attention to case sensitivity. Press the login button if you have selected to connect your FB or Google account to Pinterest, hit on the ‘Continue with Facebook,’ or Log in with Google buttons underneath the standard login box. You need to insert your login credentials for the selected service to gain access to your account.
Common Pinterest Problems?
If you face login problems during the login process, there are many solutions. The most important thing to check is that you are inserting the right login credentials. Make sure that you are entering the correct password or username and caps lock is turned off, as passwords are case sensitive.
For users who have opted to sign in via their Facebook or Google account, those accounts must still be active on the respective sites. If you have deactivated your Facebook account, so don’t worry, you can retrieve your Facebook account without any trouble. If your FB is blocked, the solutions are to log in from another device. Where the social media website associated with the account is not blocked, if you don’t remember your password, so reset it by clicking on ‘Forgot your password?’ On the login screen you need to follow the instructions. A new password will then be sent to your email address. You can then use this to gain access to your account and select a new password from the ‘Settings’ section. If your internet browser creates problems, so clear browser’s cache and cookies help you avoid loading the same images more than once. It’s good to clear them occasionally. The users of Pinterest need to find out how to clear the cache and cookies of browsers. Then try another browser such as Yahoo, Bing, etc. and check the browser is up to date and update the latest version.
Where to download the Pinterest app?
The Pinterest app is available for mobile and tablet users to access the service, and the app is currently available on devices running either the Android or iOS operating systems. It can, therefore, be downloaded from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store. Search for the “Pinterest App.” For doing this, open the appropriate store on your system, use the search function to look up “ Pinterest,” and then install the app in the usual way. Once the app has installed, open it, and you will be able to log in to the Pinterest service in much the same way you do through the website.