Sometimes people want to hide their pinterest boards and pins from general viewers for obvious reasons. A excellent strategy to prevent your pins, boards, and personal information from being viewed by anyone who stumbles onto your profile is to make your Pinterest account private.
How to make your Pinterest account private is provided below:
Log In: If you are on your computer, go to the Pinterest website and log in to your account if you aren’t already logged in. For mobile users, open the Pinterest app and if you are not loggedin, you can login using your username and password or by using continue with google button.
Access Your Profile: To access your profile page, you will need to click on your profile picture or your name in the top-right corner of the Pinterest homepage
Edit Profile: Click on “Edit profile” button.
Profile Visibility: Here you can enable “Private Profile” to set your profile as private. Once your profile is set to private, only the people you approve can see your profile, Pins, boards, followers and following lists.
Public: If your account is public, anyone can see your pins and boards.Secret: If you choose “Secret,” your account will be private, and only people you invite to your boards can see your pins and boards. It means that your pins won’t appear in search results or feeds, and your profile will be locked.
Search privacy: By enabling this, you can also hide your profile and boards from search engines (ex. Google).
Save Changes: After selecting “Secret,” make sure to click the “Save” button to apply the changes.
Adjust Individual Boards (Optional): If you want to make specific boards private while keeping others public, you can do so by editing each board individually. To do this, click on the board you want to change, and then click the pencil icon to edit. You’ll find the privacy settings for that particular board.
Please note, your existing followers will only be able to see your pins or boards when you invite them to the specific boards you want to share with them.when you make your Pinterest account private, Your previous pins might still be visible to them, but your future pins will remain private.
By following these steps, you can ensure that your Pinterest account is set to private, allowing you to control who can see your pins and boards, and enhancing your account’s privacy and security.