How to make a Pinterest board private (secret)

This tutorial will show you step by step how to make a Pinterest board private (secret) on a computer or by using the app (Android and iPhone).

Only you (and the people you invite) will be able to see this board.

Hidden (secret) pins and boards don't appear on the home page, in search results, or anywhere else on Pinterest.

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How to hide a Pinterest board by making it a secret board on:

  • Computer (Windows, macOS, and Linux)
  • App (Android and iPhone)

Pinterest boards

Boards are a collection of images (also called pins on Pinterest).

You can make boards for all kinds of topics to keep your pins organized.

If you prefer to keep a board private, then you can easily make it a secret board, so that only you (and the people you invite) can see this board.

How to hide a Pinterest board on a computer

When you create a new board you immediately have the option to make the board secret.

But:

You can also make a Pinterest board private after it's created.

To make a pre existing Pinterest board private, follow the steps below.

1. Open your web browser.

2. Go to Pinterest.

3. Log into your account (if you're not logged in already).

4. Go to your profile.

5. Click on Boards.

6. Move the mouse cursor (pointer) on the board you want to hide.

7. Click on the pen/pencil button located in the bottom right corner of the board.

edit pinterest board

8. Click on the toggle button next to Secret.

make pinterest board secret

9. Click on Save located at the bottom.

The board is now private and only you (and the people you invite) can see this secret board.

How to hide a Pinterest board via the app (Android and iPhone)

When you create a new board you immediately have the option to make the board secret.

But:

You can also make a Pinterest board private after it's created.

To make a pre existing Pinterest board private, follow the steps below.

1. Open the Pinterest app.

2. Go to your profile.

3. Tap on the board (you want to hide) to open it.

4. Tap the pen/pencil icon located at the top.

edit pinterest board via the app

5. Tap on the toggle button located next to Keep board secret.

make pinterest board secret via the app

6. Tap on Done located at the top.

The board is now private and only you (and the people you invite) can see this secret board.


Reference:

Pinterest: Change board privacy