Pinterest is a social media and image-sharing service on the Internet, with nearly 450 million monthly active users worldwide. It’s largely known for its aesthetic design and content, and variety. If you’ve been using websites like Unsplash and Pexels for stock pictures, you can easily replace them with Pinterest. Teenagers are particularly attracted to Pinterest’s sleek design and aesthetic ideas. In fact, they often use images downloaded from Pinterest as their profile pictures on platforms where they don’t wish to disclose their identity.
Pinterest grew from an earlier app called Tote, which was meant to serve as a replacement for paper catalogs. However, it didn’t take off to its fullest potential because of many issues with its online payment methods.
Regardless, the creators went to great lengths to ensure the success of this platform because they knew this idea was as unique as they came. And today, after thirteen years, it’s a one-stop destination for all your aesthetic needs, from DIY room decor to quick and easy dessert recipes and everything in between.
You can look up celebrities, wallpapers, vintage clothing, home workouts, and pretty much everything else and get the most appealing results. It’s the perfect place to create mood boards for your wedding or a house party. You can create bucket lists for all the places you want to go to or people you want to meet. If you’re into it, you can set up a small business by advertising your products!
Let’s talk about how the Pinterest app works. Basically, you first choose a few interests you’d like to see pictures of. After that, you’ll see all the relevant pictures related to the topics you chose on your Home Page.
Don’t worry; that initial selection is just to ease you into the platform. Your Home Page keeps changing according to the topics you search for and the topics you view for the most time.
Moreover, if you searched for something but aren’t particularly interested in it, you can remove that pin from your Home Feed suggestions, also called tuning your feed. Doesn’t that sound so convenient?
In today’s blog, we’ll be talking about if and how you can find someone on Pinterest using only their phone number. To learn all about it and other related topics, stick with us until the end!
How to Find Someone on Pinterest by Phone Number
If you’re a new user on Pinterest, you might be feeling a little bit lost on this large platform. It’s entirely understandable that you’d want to add your friends to your list through their phone numbers.
It might look like phone numbers are a convenient way of adding someone to your network; that’s how Instagram, Facebook, and Snapchat do it, right? They sync your contacts and show you your friends who use those platforms so that you can add them quickly.
Thankfully, Pinterest also understands how useful it is to add your friends to your profile without looking them up individually.
However, remember to add them to your contact list first. There’s no way to search for someone through their phone number on Pinterest; you’ll have to find them by syncing your contacts.
Here’s how to sync your contacts on Pinterest
Step 1: Launch Pinterest on your smartphone and log in to your account.
Step 2: Your Home feed is the first page you’ll land on. At the bottom right corner of that page, you’ll see a small icon of your profile picture. Tap on it.
Step 3: This will bring you to your profile. At the top right corner of your profile, tap on the three dots icon. A pop-up menu will appear with several actionable options.
Step 4: Tap on the first one called Settings. On the Settings page, you’ll see several options under the subheading Account information.
Step 5: Tap on the second to the last option under Account information called Privacy and data.
Step 6: You’ll see an option called Sync your contacts with a toggle button right next to it. By default, it is turned off. Turn it on, and you’ll be good to go.
How to tune your feed on Pinterest
Now that you’ve added all your best friends to your network, let’s move on to the next thing: tuning your feed.
Of course, you can easily tune it when you create your account, but preferences can change, right? Maybe you thought you’d like pictures of room décor, but you then realized that it’s a bit too much, and it ruins the otherwise aesthetic experience of your feed.
Well, don’t worry. We can help you change your feed to your liking.
Here’s how to tune your feed on Pinterest
Follow steps 1 through 4 from the previous guide.
Step 5: Instead of tapping on Privacy and data, tap on Home feed tuner.
Step 6: Your Home feed is based on four factors: Your boards, history, the topics you selected when you created your account, and the profiles you follow. You can edit all of these factors in this section.
There you go! Now you don’t have to worry about irrelevant or uninteresting content on your Pinterest Home feed.
In the end
As we end this blog, let’s recap all we’ve discussed today.
Pinterest is a large social media platform with users from around the world. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed when you can’t find your friends there. However, you don’t need to worry for long; there’s a simple way to sync your contacts on Pinterest.
However, we’d like to mention that there’s no way to literally find someone on Pinterest using just their phone number. You can only search for someone on the platform using their username or email address. But that’s not a big issue; all you need to do is save their phone number in your contacts! That way, they’ll appear in your profile much more easily.
Lastly, if you’re tired of seeing things you’re not interested in on your Pinterest Home feed, we’ve got you. Follow our step-by-step guide to tune your Pinterest feed to your current interests.
If our blog has helped you, don’t forget to tell us all about it in the comments below!