How to Delete Pinterest Boards

Instasize Team
July 9, 2024

How to Delete Pinterest Boards

Why Delete a Pinterest Board?

Sometimes, a Pinterest board isn't serving you anymore. Maybe it’s outdated or irrelevant. Maybe you just want to clean up your profile. Whatever the reason, deleting a Pinterest board is a simple process. Let's dive in.

Steps to Delete a Pinterest Board

  1. Open Pinterest and Log In Make sure you’re logged into your Pinterest account.

  2. Navigate to Your Profile Click on your profile icon located at the top-right corner.

  3. Select the Board to Delete Go to the specific board you want to delete.

  4. Open the Board Menu Click on the three-dot menu icon (…) at the top right corner of the board.

  5. Choose ‘Edit Board’ From the dropdown, select ‘Edit Board’.

  6. Delete the Board Scroll down to find the ‘Delete’ button. Click on it and confirm your decision.

Using Third-Party Tools to Manage Pinterest Boards

Sometimes, you may want to delete multiple boards quickly or automate the process. This is where third-party tools like Tailwind come into play.

Why Tailwind?

  • Automates Board Deletions
  • Bulk Actions
  • Additional Analytics

Using Tailwind or similar tools can save you a lot of time.

Alternatives to Deleting a Pinterest Board

What if you're not ready to delete the board but want it out of sight?

You have a couple of options:

Archive the Board

  • Log in and Open Pinterest
  • Go to Your Profile
  • Navigate to the Board
  • Open the Board Menu
  • Choose ‘Archive Board’

This will keep your board but make it invisible to others. You can unarchive it anytime.

Make the Board Private

  • Go to the Board Settings
  • Toggle the ‘Keep this board secret’ Option

This keeps the board visible only to you.


Can I recover a deleted board?

No, once deleted, a board cannot be recovered.

Will deleting a board delete all its pins?

Yes, deleting a board will permanently remove all pins within that board.

Can I archive multiple boards at once?

No, Pinterest does not currently support bulk actions for archiving or deleting boards without third-party tools.

Deleting Pinterest boards is simple. By following the steps above, you can easily clean up your profile. But if you're managing a lot of boards, third-party tools like Tailwind can be invaluable. Happy Pinning!