Are you a Pinterest user who wants to maintain multiple identities? Perhaps you need one account to show your creative and business side, or you have a few accounts for different websites that all appear under your brand. Perhaps you just want to log into all your accounts in one portal. Whatever the reason, managing multiple Pinterest accounts can become confusing and time-consuming. Fortunately, there is a simple way to switch between multiple Pinterest accounts. In this article, we’ll explain how to quickly and easily switch between multiple accounts and manage them smoothly.
1. Preparation Before Switching Between Multiple Pinterest Accounts
Switching between multiple Pinterest accounts can be complicated and time-consuming. It’s important to plan ahead to make sure everything runs smoothly. Here are some simple steps to follow to get ready before you start switching:
1. Identify Your Accounts: The first step is to make sure you can recognize each of the accounts you want to use. You can do this by noting the name for each account, the account type, and the associated email addresses.
2. Set Up Bookmarks: It can be helpful to save all of your Pinterest accounts as bookmarks in your web browser so it’s easier to find each account without having to search for it every time.
3. Enable Multi-Factor Authentication: Make sure that multi-factor authentication is enabled for each account for added security. This will help protect your data against unauthorized access and will also streamline the login process.
4. Use Different Browsers and Devices: To avoid any confusion, use different web browsers and devices for each of your Pinterest accounts. This will help you to differentiate between them and make it easier to switch between accounts.
2. Understanding How to Change Pinterest Accounts
Switching from one Pinterest account to another can be a great way to manage both your personal and professional organizations and content. However, understanding how to properly change accounts can be tricky. Here is a guide for taking the proper steps to switch between two or more Pinterest accounts.
Logging Out and Logging On
The first step is to log out of the currently active Pinterest account. Find “Log out” at the top right side of the page and click to log out of the account. This will return the user to the home screen of Pinterest. There, click “Log In” and enter either the email or username associated with the new account. The password associated with that account should then be entered and the user should be logged in as the new account.
Using Multiple Accounts
Additionally, there is an option to have multiple accounts logged in at the same time. To do this, open a web browser that is different than the one the currently active account is logged in to. Here, log in to the new account and perform activities within that account. To switch between the two accounts, use the browser’s tab function to toggle between the two windows.
- Log out of the currently active Pinterest account
- Return to the home screen of Pinterest and click “Log In”
- Enter the email or username associated with the new account
- Open a new browser window and log in to the new account
- Switch between accounts using tab function
3. Setting Up Multiple Accounts on Pinterest
Pinterest allows users to create up to three “secret” accounts and nine public accounts. Setting up multiple accounts is a great way to split up different topics and interests in individual accounts to make it more manageable. To set up multiple accounts, it’s important to keep in mind the following:
- Create a Unique Username: Each account should have a unique username so that each account can be identified.
- Choose a Different Email: The best way to make a clear separation between the accounts is to use different email addresses for each one.
Once the accounts have been created, you can switch between them by going to the account settings page. You can switch between accounts, add content, follow other users, and go through the profile page for each account as if they were individual profiles. Additionally, you can change board information, add collaborators to boards, and more.
It’s important to remember that each account works separately and all the changes relevant to each account must be made on the separate account itself. In other words, changes made to one account will not affect the others. You can manage each one individually without worrying about the content and following of the other one.
4. Switching Between Pinterest Accounts
If you have multiple Pinterest accounts, there are a few methods to quickly switch between them. To properly manage both accounts, understanding how to efficiently switch between them will not only save you time but also ensure any pins you post appear in the right location.
The manual method is the traditional way of changing accounts. To do this method:
- Click the profile icon in the top left-hand corner of the Pinterest homepage
- Click the downward arrow next to your name
- Go to the section that says ‘Your Accounts’
- Click on the account you want to switch to
After these steps, you should be logged into the desired account.
This method is a much faster alternative to manually switching between multiple accounts. To set this up:
- Find the page that is your Pinterest home page
- Bookmark this page and change the name to your account name
- Repeat steps one and two to create bookmarks for all of your accounts
- To switch accounts, simply click on the account page the bookmark you have created
After setting this up, switching between accounts will only take you a few seconds and you can be sure that you’re always on the right one.
5. Troubleshooting Issues When Switching Accounts
One of the most commonly encountered problems when switching accounts is providing invalid details. In order for the switch to be successful, the information you provide must be accurate and up-to-date. If details such as email or passwords are incorrect, your switch request may be declined.
If you experience any delays in the transfer process, it could be due to incorrect information that has been provided or an ongoing technical issue. To ensure the problem is identified and rectified efficiently, contact your provider’s customer service team and provide the required information.
In some instances, it could be necessary to update the authentication details associated with your account. Before the switch is completed, you may be prompted to provide additional information to authenticate your details. Login details must match with existing records in order for the account switch to be successful.
Tips for successful switching:
- Update all personal information prior to switching
- Ensure login details are registered correctly
- Provide up-to-date authentication details
- Contact customer service if necessary
We hope this guide was helpful in giving you an understanding of how to switch between multiple Pinterest accounts. Remember, if you’re ever stuck switching between your accounts feel free to refer back to this guide. With a little practice, it will become easy and you’ll find yourself hopping back and forth between your accounts in no time.