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How to Stop Pinterest Emails and Notifications - Make Pinterest.com Quit Emailing Every Re-Pin
Normally, I love Pinterest. If you haven't tried it, stop what you are doing and click over to it. It is a phenomenal website that combines bookmarking with photos, allows you to organize your favorite websites into fun groupings and share via social media.
I can't get enough of this site, but every now and then I create a pin that become extremely popular and people re-pin and re-pin and re-pin. For a day or two, it was fun to see emails roll in that showed all of the people who re-pinned my link, but it quickly became problematic. My most popular one was re-pinned over one hundred times, and the email notifications were clogging my inbox.
Read on for a few easy steps to stop receiving unwanted emails from Pinterest and turn off notifications.
Have you thought about using this site to make a Bucket List? A Trip Planner? A Cookbook? Read this article for the best Pinterest tips and tricks.
Log in to Pinterest.com and your user name will appear in the upper right hand corner. Click on your name and then Settings (refer to the picture immediately above for the example.)
Choose the button that says "Change Email Settings."
See the picture to the right.
There are a series of options regarding your email preferences. Select and deselect the ones that suit your desires.
I did not want to receive instant notifications when people re-pinned my links, but chose to see the digest versions periodically.
Now that the e-mail settings are fixed, go on and pin away! Do you have any special ways you organize yours?
I keep all of my family's favorite recipes organized on a single Board.
Please drop a note on how you use Pinterest.