How To Leave A Pinterest Board

Leaving a Pinterest board can be a difficult decision, especially if you have invested a lot of time and effort in curating it. However, there may come a time when you no longer find the board useful or relevant to your interests. In this article, I will guide you through the process of leaving a Pinterest board and offer some personal insights along the way.

Step 1: Accessing the Pinterest Website

To leave a Pinterest board, you need to access the Pinterest website. Open your preferred web browser and navigate to If you are not already logged in, enter your login credentials and click on the “Log in” button. Once you are logged in, you will be directed to your Pinterest home page.

Step 2: Navigating to Your Boards

To leave a specific board, you need to navigate to your list of boards. Click on your profile picture located at the top-right corner of the screen. A drop-down menu will appear. From the menu, select “Boards” to access your board page.

Step 3: Selecting the Board to Leave

On the board page, you will see a list of all your boards. Scroll through the page until you find the board you want to leave. Click on the board to open it.

Step 4: Accessing the Board Settings

Once you have opened the board, locate the three dots icon at the top-right corner of the screen. Click on the icon to open a drop-down menu. From the menu, select “Edit Board Settings”.

Step 5: Leaving the Board

In the board settings, you will see an option to leave the board. Click on the “Leave Board” button. A confirmation prompt will appear asking if you are sure you want to leave the board. Click “Leave” to confirm your decision.

It is important to note that leaving a board will remove all your contributions, including any Pins, comments, or likes associated with that board. Therefore, it is a decision that should be made after careful consideration.

My Personal Experience

Leaving a Pinterest board can be emotional, especially if it holds sentimental value. I recently had to make the tough decision to leave a board that I had created years ago, filled with memories and inspiration. It was a board dedicated to my favorite travel destinations, but as life changed, my interests shifted, and the board no longer resonated with me.

Although it was difficult to let go of something that had brought me joy in the past, I realized that it was time to move on and make room for new experiences and interests. Leaving the board was a symbolic step towards embracing personal growth and embracing the present moment.


Leaving a Pinterest board may be a challenging decision, but it can also be liberating. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can easily leave a board that no longer serves you. Remember to take your time and consider your decision carefully. As with anything in life, letting go opens up new possibilities and allows you to focus on what truly matters to you.