Creating a Pinterest Account

Creating a Pinterest account is an easy process and only takes a few moments. Learn the steps you'll need to take in this free lesson.

Getting started with Pinterest

To get started with Pinterest, you'll need to create an account. To do this, go to, fill out the necessary information, and click Sign up. You can sign up for Pinterest with your email address or with an existing Facebook account.

Setting up your profile

After you enter your information, you'll have the option to start following some popular users and categories on Pinterest. However, the first thing you'll want to do is set up your profile. Click the Profile button in the top-right corner of the screen, then click the hexagon-shaped gear icon.

Next, scroll down to the Profile section. From here, you'll be able to add more information to your profile page and upload a profile picture.