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Pinterest makes it easy to remove unwanted pins from your boards. You can delete specific pins or all pins on a board at once. We’ll show you how to do that using your desktop or mobile device.

Note: Before permanently deleting them, you might want to download your Pinterest images.

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Remove Individual Pins on Pinterest

To delete an individual pin from your board, it’s as easy as selecting that pin and finding the delete option. Here’s how.

Remove Individual Pins on Desktop

On your desktop computer, open your preferred web browser and launch the Pinterest site. Sign in to your account on the site.

In Pinterest’s top-right corner, click your profile icon.

On your profile page, select the board containing the pin you want to delete. If your pin is saved in a section, then choose that section.

Select a board.

On the board page, click the pin.

Select the pin to remove.

Your pin’s window will open. At the top of this window, click the three horizontal dots.

In the menu that opens, click “Edit Pin.”

Select "Edit Pin" from the menu.

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You will see an “Edit This Pin” window. In the bottom-left corner, click “Delete.”

Pinterest will open an “Are You Sure” prompt. Click “Delete” to permanently delete your selected pin.

Warning: Make sure you really want to delete your pin as you can’t restore it once it is deleted.

Select "Delete" in the "Are You Sure" prompt.

Your selected pin is now gone from your board. Enjoy!

Did you know you can embed your Pinterest pins in OneNote?

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Remove Individual Pins on Mobile

To remove a pin from your mobile device, use the official Pinterest app.

Start by launching the Pinterest app on your phone. Log in to your account in the app.

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In the bottom bar of the app, tap your profile icon.

On the profile page, tap the board in which your pin is saved.

Select a board.

Select the pin to delete.

Choose a pin.

In the top-right corner of the pin page, tap the three horizontal dots.

Tap the three dots in the top-right corner of the pin page.

From the menu that opens, select “Edit Pin.”

Tap "Edit Pin" in the menu.

Scroll down the “Edit Pin” page. Then tap “Delete This Pin.”

Tap "Delete This Pin."

In the “Delete Pin” prompt that opens, tap “Delete” to confirm your choice.

Warning: Once your pin is deleted, you can’t restore it. Make sure you’re okay with that.

Tap "Delete" in the "Delete Pin" prompt.

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Your selected pin is now deleted. You are all set.

Delete Multiple Pins on Pinterest

If you’d like to delete several or all pins from a board at once, Pinterest also offers an option to do that.

Remove Bulk Pins on Desktop

To remove several pins at once, open a web browser on your computer and launch the Pinterest site. Log in to your account on the site.

In the top-right corner of Pinterest, click your profile icon.

On the profile page, click the board in which your pins are located.

Select a board.

On the board page, right below the board name, click “Organize.”

Select "Organize" on the board page.

You can now select the pins you want to delete. To select all pins, then at the top of the pins, click the “Select All” button. To delete the selected pins, then at the bottom of your browser screen, click the “Delete” option (a trash can icon).

Delete multiple pins.

In the “Delete These Pins” prompt, click “Delete.”

Warning: Your deleted pins can’t be restored. Make sure you really don’t want the pins you are deleting.

Select "Delete" in the "Delete These Pins" prompt.

And that’s all. Your chosen pins are now deleted.

Remove Bulk Pins on Mobile

To remove pins in bulk on your mobile phone or tablet, launch the Pinterest app and sign in to your account.

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At the bottom of the app, tap your profile icon.

On the profile page, tap the board in which your pins are saved.

Select a board.

At the top of the board page, tap “Organize.”

Tap "Organize" on the board page.

Your pins are now selectable. Tap the pins that you’d like to remove. To select all your pins, tap “Select All” in the top-right corner.

Then, at the bottom of the page, tap “Delete” (a trash can icon).

Remove multiple pins.

In the “Are You Sure” prompt that opens, tap “Delete.”

Warning: Pinterest doesn’t allow restoring deleted pins, so make sure you only delete the pins you do not need.

Tap "Delete" in the "Are You Sure" prompt.

And that’s all.

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All your chosen pins are now removed from your boards in your Pinterest account. Enjoy your decluttered pin boards!


In a similar way, you can also remove posts from your Instagram account as well.

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