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How To Post on Pinterest on iPhone

Pinterest Login Screen On Mobile

Pinterest is one of the largest social media sites in which millions of users post a sheer volume of pins daily. You don’t always have to open your desktop to post on Pinterest, as sharing pins from your iPhone is possible. 

Quick Answer

Download and install Pinterest to post a picture or video on Pinterest on iPhone. Next, tap on the plus (+) icon, add a PIN, enter its title, description, and destination link, and save it. You can also post story pins and content from the internet on Pinterest on your iPhone. 

We’ll discuss why using Pinterest on the go benefits you and how to post on Pinterest on iPhone with our easy step-by-step instructions. 

Why Post on Pinterest on iPhone

You may need to post on Pinterest using your iPhone for multiple reasons, and a few of them can be the following.

  • To easily access Pinterest with the mobile Pinterest app on iPhone.
  • To stay connected with your target market without the need to open your desktop or laptop.
  • To stay updated and know what is trending all the time with the Pinterest app on iPhone. 
  • To save time, drive organic traffic, convert browsers into customers and increase sales.

Posting on Pinterest on iPhone

Wondering how to post on Pinterest on your iPhone? Our 3 step-by-step methods will help you perform this task without much effort. 

Method #1: Posting Picture or Video on Pinterest on iPhone

If you are a blogger or run a business, the chances are that you would want to post your content (picture/video) on Pinterest. Here is how.

Step #1: Downloading the Pinterest App

Download and install the Pinterest app on your iPhone. Next, open the app and sign in with the username and password you use for Pinterest on the web.

Step #2: Posting on Pinterest

  1. Tap your profile picture to open your profile, and tap the plus (+) icon at the top-right of your screen.
  2. Tap “Pin” in the pop-up menu and select the photo or video you want to post on your iPhone.
  3. Select “Next” to enter a title, description, and destination link.
Pinterest Create Pin Screen

Step #3: Saving the Post 

On the top-right, click the drop-down menu and choose a board you wish to save the post to, or click “Create Board” to create a new board and save the post. 

Tip

If you receive a message stating that Pinterest does not have access to your Camera or Contacts, enable the access from the Privacy Settings of your iPhone. 

Method #2: Posting Story Pin on Pinterest on iPhone

Story pins are multi-page pins that allow users to tell a story and engage their audience. Here is how you can post them on your iPhone.

Step #1: Create a Story Pin

  1. Open the Pinterest app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap your profile picture to open your profile, and tap the plus (+) icon at the top-right of your screen.
  3. Tap on “Story Pin“.

You can now record in the app or click on the square on the bottom left to upload your videos and photos.

Step #2: Add Another Page to Your Story Pin

Swipe left and tap on the plus (+) icon to add another page to your story pins. You can keep adding pages until you have as many pages as you want in the story pin. Tap on “Next” to fill in the details like title, board, tags, etc. Lastly, select “Publish“.

Story Pin Window On Pinterest Mobile

Method #3: Posting Internet Content on Pinterest on iPhone

If you are browsing the internet on your iPhone, you can post something you like from there to Pinterest. Here is how.

  1. Copy the website URL from which you wish to post a pin.
  2. Open Pinterest on your iPhone.
  3. Tap your profile picture to open your profile, and tap the plus (+) icon at the top-right of your screen.
  4. Tap on “Create Pin” and select “Save From Site“.
  5. Paste the website URL and pick the images you want to pin.
  6. Add the title and description.
  7. Choose a board to “Save” or click “Create Board” to create a new board and save the pin.
Posting Pins From Websites

Summary

In this guide on posting on Pinterest on iPhone, we have looked into why you would want to use the iPhone for Pinterest and discussed various ways of doing so without facing any trouble. 

Hopefully, now you can quickly post pictures, videos, or story pins on Pinterest on your iPhone.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I make money on Pinterest?

You can not sell directly on Pinterest, but you can use Pinterest to drive traffic to your e-commerce site by creating pins that link to your site and by practicing good SEO strategies. 

Are images on Pinterest royalty-free?

Not all images on Pinterest are royalty-free; most images have copyrights and can only be used with the owner’s permission.

Look for the copyright (©) symbol next to the image to know if it is copyrighted on Pinterest and seek permission before using it.

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