If you want to tighten up the security a bit on your Pinterest account, you can change your password. If you use Pinterest a lot, you might want to change your password every so often in order to keep snoopers out of your account. In this tutorial, we’ll explain how you can do that, step-by-step.
If you need a little more information, read the instructions with detail and images below.
Visit the website in your web browser of choice and log in.
Click on your profile icon in the top-right corner of the screen to access your personal Pinterest page. This will take you to your profile.
Click the gear icon at the top of the page. This will, take you to your settings, and by default, your “Account Settings.”
On this page, click the red link to Change Your Password… This will open up a form for you, where you can choose a new password.
Click in the box labelled "Old Password" and type in the password that you're currently using. Then, click in the box labelled "New Password" and type in the password that you would like to use for this account. Click in the box labelled "Type it Again" and type in a copy of your new password. (All of them will appear as bullet points to protect them from prying eyes). Finally, click Change Password.
For more tips on changing your passwords, check out our TechBoomers tutorial on how to make a strong password here.
And that’s how you change your password, so be sure to store it in a safe place! If you are trying to change your password because you have forgotten it or cannot log in for some reason, you may be better off reading our next tutorial on how to reset your Pinterest password instead.
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