Trouble logging in with Facebook/Twitter

Login with Facebook/Twitter asks you to create a new account

Your Pinterest account is connected to your friend's Facebook/Twitter profile

Login with Facebook takes you to your friend's Pinterest account

Login with Facebook shows a "Sorry, something went wrong" error

 


Login with Facebook/Twitter asks you to create a new account

Make sure you're logged in to your Facebook/Twitter account.

If you're still asked to create a new account, then your Facebook/Twitter is not linked to any Pinterest account.

Just log in with your email address and password. Then you can reconnect to Facebook/Twitter:

  1. Click your name at the top of Pinterest then click Settings
  2. Switch Login with Facebook/Twitter to Yes
  3. Click Save Settings

 


Your Pinterest account is connected to your friend's Facebook/Twitter profile

First, unlink your account from your friend's Facebook/Twitter:

  1. Log in to Pinterest
  2. Click your name at the top of Pinterest then click Settings
  3. Switch Login with Facebook/Twitter to No
  4. Enter in your Pinterest password to unlink from Facebook/Twitter
  5. Click Save Settings

Then, link to your own Facebook/Twitter:

  1. Log in to Facebook/Twitter as yourself

  2. Go back to your settings and switch Login with Facebook/Twitter to Yes
  3. Click Save Profile
  4. If you need to, you can edit your profile info (ex: name, username and profile picture)

 


Login with Facebook takes you to your friend's Pinterest account 

Your friend might have accidentally joined Pinterest on a shared computer that was logged into your Facebook account. 

Ask your friend to unlink from your account using the steps above. 

Once he/she has done so, you can link to your own Facebook/Twitter:

  1. Log in to Facebook/Twitter as yourself

  2. Go back to your settings and switch Login with Facebook/Twitter to Yes
  3. Click Save Profile

 


Login with Facebook shows a "Sorry, something went wrong" error

You might have blocked Pinterest on Facebook if you see a "Sorry, something went wrong" error or you're sent to a blank page with this address:

https://www.facebook.com/dialog/permissions.request?app_id...

To fix this:

  1. Log in to Facebook
  2. From the gear icon menu, click Privacy Settings
  3. Select Blocking from the left menu
  4. Scroll to the Block Apps section
  5. Unblock Pinterest

 

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