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How To Disable Your Pinterest Account

A lot of people love to browse through Pinterest and find it a great service. While for others it’s not be what they expected when they signed up. In case you’re one of the latter, here’s how to disable your account.

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Deactivate Pinterest Account

First log in to your account, click your name and then Settings.

pinterest disable menu settings

Now scroll to the bottom of the page and click Deactivate Account.

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Then confirm you want to deactivate it.

pinterest deactivate confirmation

That’s it. Your account is now disabled. You’ll get a confirmation email which gives you an opportunity to reactive if you want.

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You’ll also get email if someone else tries to login with your username and password and tries to reactivate the account. A reactivation requires a second confirmation, which is a nice extra layer of security.

If you’re a fan of the service and own an Android device, check out the Android app.

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One Response to How To Disable Your Pinterest Account

  1. Patricia November 25, 2013 at 10:01 am #

    I turned my search privacy all OFF and Pinterset won’t go to my account so I can turn it all on. Pinterest login says try again when my seating is all OFF.

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