How to pin goodies on the web with Pinterest for iPhone Pinterest for iPhone tip: Pin goodies on the web (finally!)

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Until simply recently, the official Pinterest app for iPhone did virtually anything you might do on the Pinterest web site, from searching and sharing pins to developing new boards– anything, that is, conserve for in fact pinning something you ‘d found online.

A new upgrade to Pinterest’s iPhone app finally adds its own internet browser complete with a ‘Pin It’ button, ideal for pinning the most recent fashion trends, books, delicious thrills, or other goodies you find online.

(In case you are asking yourself, the iPad variation of the Pinterest app already has its own web browser, while Pinterest for Android includes an useful ‘Produce pin’ sharing choice to your phone’s native Android web browser.)

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The updated Pinterest app makes it much easier to pin items on the web from an iPhone.

Granted, the brand-new browser in Pinterest’s iPhone app is not really best– you will not find any bookmarks, for example, nor is there any tabbed browsing.

That said, pinning from the app’s ‘Pin It’-prepared web browser is much better than absolutely nothing– and certainly, it’s probably much better than trying to install a Pin It button in Safari on the iPhone’s tiny screen.

So, ready to pin? Let us get started …

  • First, make certain you have upgraded the Pinterest iPhone app to the current version (2.4, to be exact). Tap App Shop, Updates, and tap the Update button next to the Pinterest entry.
  • Go ahead and introduce Pinterest– and when you do, you’ll notice the old camera button at the bottom of the screen has been replaced by a new ‘+’ button.
  • Tap the button, and you’ll get a couple selections for pinning: either by snapping an image with your iPhone’s camera (which utilized to be the only way of pinning something from the Pinterest iPhone app), or by browsing a website. Tap the Internet site button.
  • Now, the new Pinterest internet browser will slide into view. You can get in an internet address into the type at the top, or (most likely much easier) just type in a word or expression– like, say, ‘Amazon’ or ‘Penguin shirts’– and tap ‘Go’ for Google search engine result.
  • Found something to pin? Tap the red ‘Pin It’ button at the bottom of the screen, then choose an image, modify your pin, select a board (or not), then tap the last ‘Pin It’ button in the top-right edge. All done!