Pinterest is one of the largest social networks on the planet with a primary focus on images and to some extent, gifs and videos too. The service boasts north of 300 million users and is a month away from completing a full decade being active and growing. If you were using your Pinterest account on someone else’s phone, you might want to logout of the app before returning the phone. Even if you are getting rid of your current phone, it’s a good idea to log out of all your accounts before selling or exchanging.
If you’re unable to find the logout button on your Pinterest app, here we’ve put together a simple guide to help you log out of your Pinterest account on the app in three easy steps.
The following guide will work for Pinterest apps on both Android and iOS.
Also read: How to delete pins on Pinterest?
Logout of your Pinterest account on a smartphone
Open the Pinterest app on your smartphone and follow the steps mentioned below.
- Tap on the Saved button at the bottom of the app screen, which is labelled with a ‘C’.
- Then tap on the Settings icon at the top of the display.
- On the next page, scroll down to the bottom and tap on Log out.
You’ll be logged out of the Pinterest app now. To make sure that none of your login data is saved on the phone, you should also clear the Pinterest app’s cache or proceed with a complete factory reset of your device.
With millions of files being shared on the platform and hours being spent by users every day, if you’re addicted to the world of Pinterest, it can get taxing at times. So, for your digital wellbeing, you can also consider deactivating your Pinterest account. Learn more about it in our guide to delete or deactivate your Pinterest account here.
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