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How To Find Someone On Pinterest By Email

✎ Key Takes:

» To find someone on Pinterest, open the app, and in the Search bar, enter the person’s name or email address to see him.
» Other ways to find someone on Pinterest are to search for your friends or find people with similar pins.

How to Find Someone on Pinterest by Email:

You have the following methods to try with:

1. Search by Name or Email

To find someone on Pinterest, you can manually search for them on Pinterest. To do that, install the Pinterest app from Play Store or App Store and launch it. After launching, you can see the Search icon at the bottom of your screen and other options like Home, Messages, etc.

Search by Email Username

Click on it, and search for the person’s name or email address in the Search box. Click the Search button, and you will get many options; you have to find out the correct one from the options. 

2. Search by Email Username

If you have the person’s email address, you can search his name by email username on Pinterest. Go to Pinterest and tap on the Search icon from the bottom tab. Now in the Search box, paste the email address, and if any person has this email address linked to his account, you can find him.

Search by Name or Email
i.e. Exclude ‘@gmail.com’

Pinterest allows users to search for anyone using Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, and other mail hosts, and the format should be like [email protected]. If you cannot find someone, then the user may not use another email address. 

Other Ways to Find Someone on Pinterest: 

Pinterest has a feature where people can search for someone with the same interest. By looking at their pins and their boards, you can say who has similar interests to you. You can search for your friends or find people with similar pins. 

1. Search Your Friends:

To search for your friends on Pinterest:

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open your Pinterest app and log in to your account using your credentials; if you have no account, create a new one using your email address.

Install Pinterest

Step 2: Now click on the Magnifying glass icon from the bottom tab, and in the Search bar, search for your friend’s name.

click on the Magnifying glass icon

Step 3: Select your friend’s profile from the list and tap on the ‘Follow’ button to follow your friend.

Search friend's profile
Click on Follow

Step 4: If you do not find your friend’s name after searching, that means your friend did not have a Pinterest account. 

2. People with Similar Pins

On Pinterest, you can find similar-minded people like you by looking at what topics they usually pin. If you browse through a pin, then you can see other people’s names who pin this exact topic. From here, you can identify people with similar pins. To find people with similar pins:

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open your Pinterest app, log in to your account and choose a pin that may look interesting. 

Step 2: When you open the pin, you can see all the other people pin their articles, indicating they have the same interest as you.

Click on post
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Step 3: See the complete list of the people, open their profile whom you want to follow, and tap the ‘Follow‘ button to start following them. 

Click on Follow

🔯 Why can’t I search for profiles on Pinterest?

There could be many reasons why you can not search for profiles on Pinterest. You can not search for profiles on Pinterest using the incognito mode on Google. Also, if you add extensions like ad block, virus scanning, etc., the profile searching may not work. There are other reasons like if the app is out of date, full of cache, or under maintenance, you can face this problem. 

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. How to See Friends’ Pins on Pinterest?

To see friends’ pins on Pinterest, tap on your Profile icon; there, you can see your pins, and to see your friends’ pins tap on the following or followers section (if they are in the list) and open your profile. There you can see their created and saved pins. 

2. Why is Pinterest’s following tab not Showing?

To see the Pinterest following tab click on your Profile picture from the bottom right corner and tap the Following button to see the People and Boards you are following. If it is not showing in any circumstances, you have a network issue, or the app is under maintenance.

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Pranab Sen is founder and author of Techniquehow.com. He is a full-time blogger, everything that gets published is from Pranab's hand. He likes to be a 'social media geek' since 2011 to understand the problems of readers more deeply and giving the solution through his writing.

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