Open your Pinterest profile and tap on the three dots, and open ‘Settings’ > Tap on ‘Private Profile’ under 'Edit Profile' > Change your name/last name/username.
When I first created my Pinterest account, I was roughly 13 years old, so you can imagine how embarrassing my username was.
A couple of years ago, I wanted to keep using my old Pinterest account, but switch to a different (and better) name and username, so I could save all my Pinterest boards.
Luckily, Pinterest allows users to switch between names as they wish, which is exactly what I did.
In this article, I'll cover how to change to a different name on the Pinterest app for iPhones, Androids, and the web version, so keep reading to learn how to update your account and make the necessary changes!
Depending on your name and username, you might feel like changing it for various reasons: getting bored of the old name, wanting your name to look more professional, or removing your exact name and last name and switching to something more private.
However, bear in mind while thinking of a new name and username:
The steps to changing your name on Pinterest are the same for both Android and iOS devices.
Follow these steps to change your Pinterest name on your iPhone, iPad, or Android device:
Note: Changing your username will automatically change the URL that leads to your Pinterest account.
Pinterest is the coolest method of looking for interior design inspiration, outfit inspiration or even promoting your business by creating a Pinterest business account.
This is why many users decide to switch to different names and usernames, in order to look more professional.
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