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How to delete pins on Pinterest

You can even delete the whole board.
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August 3, 2022

There are several good reasons to delete pins on Pinterest. You may have pinned something by accident that doesn’t fit the board’s theme. Or an event you were planning may have passed. In any case, you can delete one pin or multiple pins from your Pinterest boards. You can even delete the whole board. Let’s review how.

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QUICK ANSWER

To delete a pin on Pinterest, go to your account on pinterest.com and click on the board and then the pin you want to delete. Click on the three-dot menu next to the image and select Edit pin. In the edit box that comes up, click on the Delete button in the lower left.


JUMP TO KEY SECTIONS

How to delete a pin on Pinterest

To delete an individual pin, log in to your Pinterest account and navigate to the board the pin you want to delete is saved in.

Pinterest Delete Pin Board view 1
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Click on the pin you want to delete. Click on the three-dot menu next to the image and select Edit Pin.

Delete Pin Pin View
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In the edit box, click on the gray Delete button in the lower left corner.

Delete Pin Delete Button
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You will be asked to confirm the deletion. Click on Delete to finalize the removal of this pin from the board.

On the Pinterest app, the process is very similar. Just steer the app to the board where the pins you want to delete are. Tap on the Organize button.

Pinterest App Delete Pins Board View
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Select one or more pins to delete by tapping on the three-line icon in the upper right corner of each image.

App Delete Pins Pin Select
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When you have all the pins you want to delete selected, tap the trash-can icon at the bottom of the screen.

App Delete Pins Delete button
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Simply tap the Delete button to confirm the deletion.

App Delete Pins Confirm Delete
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How to delete multiple pins on Pinterest

To delete more than one pin at a time, first navigate to the board view as explained above. Click on the Organize button.

Pinterest Delete Multiple Pins Organize Board Button
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In the screen that comes up, you can select individual pins by clicking on the two-line menu in the upper right of each image.

Delete Multiple Pins Board Pin Select
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When you have all the pins you want to delete selected, click on the trash-can icon at the bottom of the box.

Delete Multiple Pins Delete Button
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Once again, Pinterest will ask you to confirm the deletion, which cannot be undone. Click the red Delete button to complete the process.

Delete Multiple Pins Confirm Delete
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FAQs

You can delete up to 50 pins at once.

Yes. Click on the pin in question and choose another of your boards (or create a new board) before clicking on Save.