Pinterest: Here’s How to Hide Your Profile From Search Engines

It may take several weeks for the change to take effect

Did you know you can increase the privacy of your Pinterest profile by hiding it from search engines? When you activate this setting on your profile, users won’t be able to see your profile in their search results. Our guide will show you how to turn this setting on from within the Pinterest mobile application.

Note: These screenshots were captured in the Pinterest app on iOS.

Step 1: Tap “Saved” in the bottom-right corner of the screen.

Step 2: Tap the settings icon in the top-right corner of the screen.

Step 3: Tap “Edit Settings.”

Step 4: Tap the toggle next to “Search privacy” to hide your profile from search engines. The toggle will turn red to let you know the setting has been turned on. Note: According to the Pinterest Help Center, it will take “several weeks” for search engines to update in response to your change.

Publish date: March 12, 2018 © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT