How to change your Pinterest email settings

How to change your Pinterest email settings

This post is in response to a question from a reader. She asked, ‘How do I change the email address associated with my Pinterest account?”
Great question! An email address is required for all Pinterest accounts. Making sure your email address is up-to-date will ensure that your account is not compromised and that you will continue to receive notifications and Pinterest account updates.

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Changing your email address on your Pinterest account can be accomplished in four steps!

Change Pinterest email settings with desktop Pinterest

  • First log into your Pinterest account
  • Click on the gear icon in the upper-right corner of your screen (Figure 1)
  • Drop down the menu and choose account settings
  • You email address is the first field on the account settings menu. Type in a new email and click “Save Settings.” Pinterest will require that you response to a verification email sent to your new email address

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Change Pinterest email settings with the Android app

  • Go to the home screen of your Pinterest account by clicking on the person silhouette
  • Click on the three vertical dots in the upper-right corner to drop down the menu
  • Click on ‘Settings”
  • You email address is the fourth field on the account settings menu. Click on the email field to pop up a editable box. Type in a new email and click “Save.” Pinterest will require that you response to a verification email sent to your new email address

Change Pinterest email settings with the iOS (IPhone or iPad) app

  • Go to the home screen of your Pinterest account by clicking on the person silhouette (Figure 2)
  • Click on the gear icon in the upper-right corner to drop down the menu
  • Click on ‘Account Settings”
  • You email address is the first field on the account settings menu. Click on the email field to pop up a editable box. Type in a new email and click “Done.” Pinterest will require that you response to a verification email sent to your new email address

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