How to add a Pinterest link to your Instagram bio

Content Marketer and Writer
Updated 15 March, 2024
Julia Moore
Content Marketer and Writer
Instagram users like visual content, so it won’t take long to persuade them to follow you on Pinterest. All you need to do is add the profile link in your bio. But what if you could invite them to follow you on Snapchat, TikTok, and other social networks with photos and videos too? That would mean even more subscribers and likes! The article explains all these step by step.
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How to copy your Pinterest profile link

Before we add a link to the Instagram bio, let's copy it from Pinterest. You can copy the link to your profile page in the app:

  1. Tap the profile tab.
  2. Tap three dots.
  3. Select Copy profile link.
Going to the profile page in the Pinterest appOpening the profile settings in the Pinterest appTapping Copy profile link on Pinterest

How to add a clickable Pinterest link to your Instagram bio

Now that you’ve got a link to your Pinterest profile, let's add it to your Instagram bio. Paste it into the website field in the profile settings, then it will be clickable:

  1. Go to the profile tab.
  2. Tap Edit profile.
  3. Paste the link in the Website field.
  4. Tap done.
Switching to the profile tab in the Instagram appTapping Edit profile on an Instagram pageAdding a link in Instagram profile settings

Note that a Pinterest link that you add to your Instagram bio in this way will be opened in the browser. This means a user will not be logged in when viewing your profile page. They can't subscribe to you and save your Pins. Below you can read how to direct users to view your profile being logged in.

How to share multiple Pinterest links in your Instagram bio

Use a link in bio page to share multiple links in your Instagram bio. You can add buttons to your Pinterest profile, boards, and place Pin widgets on it. You can also add links to other social networks.

Here's how a link to your page may look on your Instagram profile, and an example of the page:

Highlighted clickable Taplink link in an Instagram bioTaplink page made for sharing Pinterest links on Instagram

With a link in bio page, you have more opportunities to get Instagram users interested in going to your Pinterest profile, subscribing, and adding your Pins to their boards. So you will gain followers and become popular faster!

You can create a page for your Instagram account using one of these link in bio tools. We will show an example of how to do this with the Taplink tool.

Create a page with Pinterest links for your Instagram bio

After signing up, you will get to the page with page templates. You can choose any one. If you like the page we show in this article, use this template to create a similar page. Or you can create a page from scratch, tap "empty template" for this. We will create a page from scratch, so we tap Empty template.

Choosing Empty template in the Taplink library

Now, let’s upload your profile image:

  1. Tap the profile image.
  2. Tap Upload image. Choose a picture. We recommend using the same one you have set on your Instagram or Pinterest profile.
  3. Tap Save changes.
Tapping blank profile photo in the Taplink editorTapping upload image in the Instagram profile settingsSaving Taplink profile photo changes

Add links to your profile on Pinterest and other social networks

Now we can move on to the main thing, let's add links to Pinterest and other social networks so that Instagram users can easily follow them. Taplink provides buttons with brand colors and logos for this.

When an Instagram user taps a Pinterest or other social network link, they get to your profile page in the app. They are already logged in there, and thus, they can immediately subscribe to you, comment and save Pins.

Add social media links to your page:

  1. Tap Add block.
  2. Select Social networks.
  3. Select Pinterest.
  4. Enter your username in the Pinterest profile field. You can see it on your profile page, it has a "@" before it, and write it manually. Or you can copy it from the public profile settings and paste it into the field.
  5. Tap Add new item to add links to other social networks. You will need to select a social network and enter your username. For example, we added a TikTok link and YouTube profile link.
  6. Tap Save changes.
Tapping the Add block button in the Taplink editorSelectin Social networks on the list of Taplink blocksSelecting Pinterest on the list of social platforms
Entering Pinterest username and adding a new social network button to the blockSaving Social network block changes

Here's what links look like on the page in edit mode:

Pinterest, TikTok, and YouTube links on a Taplink page in the editor

The page allows linking from Pinterest to Instagram as well as from any other social profile or website. For example, they can lead to a Pinterest board with a new collection, items on sale, etc. They may also lead to other websites, such as your brand site.

Add a link to a Pinterest board:

  1. Tap Add block.
  2. Select Link.
  3. Specify the text to be displayed on the button.
  4. Optionally, you can enter additional text.
  5. Paste the link to a Pinterest board in the Website field.
  6. Tap Save changes.
Tapping Add block in the Taplink page editorSelecting Link on the list of Taplink blocks
Setting up the button text in the link settingsAdding an URL and saving changes in the link settings

You can add as many links as you want, we added one more as an example. Here's how they look on the page in edit mode:

Branded and universal links on a Taplink page in the editor

Add Pin widgets to your link in bio page

Pins can be added to your page as widgets. They allow Instagram users to immediately see your photos and videos from Pinterest. This is how they look:

Pinterest widget with a link on a Taplink page made for Instagram

Pin widgets help grow your Pinterest account because they:

  • are clickable. When tapping a widget, Instagram users are taken to the Pin page in the app. This means that they view it logged in, and thus, they can immediately like it or leave a reaction.
  • have the Save button. By tapping the button, Instagram users also get to a Pinterest page in the app. There they see the list of their boards and only need to choose where to save the Pin.
  • can be added in any number. Add widgets of different Pins to interest more Instagram users in your Pinterest profile.

Follow the steps below to add a Pin widget.

1. Copy the code from Pinterest

First of all, copy a Pin’s code. This can only be done in a computer browser. Go to a Pin page, and then:

  1. Click the three dots.
  2. Click Get Pin embed code.
Getting Pin's Embed code on desktop Pinterest site

03. Select the text and right-click.

04. Choose Copy.

Copying Pin Embed code in the desktop browser

2. Paste the code onto your page

The Pinterest code you’ve got should be added to your page to let Instagram users see the widget. It is now in the clipboard of the computer, choose a more convenient option for you:

  • Login to your Taplink account from your computer.
  • Save the code to where you can access it from your phone. For example, Google notes. Copy the code from there to your phone and continue working from it.

Whatever method you choose, follow the steps below. We are adding the code from a computer to show an example. But if you choose a phone, you will find all the same buttons.

01. Click Add block.

Adding a new Taplink block in the desktop browser

02. Select HTML code.

Selecting HTML on the list of Taplink blocks

03. Paste the code into the HTML field.

04. Click Save changes.

Pasting Pin Embed code to an HTML Taplink block and saving changes

Here's what a Pin looks like in edit mode on a phone:

Pin widget added to a Taplink page with an HTML block

Edit the page

You can make your page better. Thus you will make it exactly what your Instagram audience likes, which will make it easier to persuade them to follow the Pinterest links you add. Taplink has many tools for this.

Add more elements to your page

Add elements to your page such as text or images. They will help convince Instagram users to tap the Pinterest links, subscribe to you, and save Pins to their boards. These elements are added in the same way as buttons: select the one you want and fill in the fields. There are 18 elements:

The first 12 Taplink blocks on the listThe last 12 Taplink blocks on the list

Customize the design

Make your page stylish by customizing the design. You can choose from over 300 ready designs or create your custom. You can also adjust settings for each individual element on the page.

Orange color palette in the Taplink design theme settingsBlue color palette in the Taplink design theme settings

We added text to our page, and also applied a ready-made design. This is what the page looks like now:

Taplink page with Pinterest, TikTok, YouTube and other links made for an Instagram bioPin widget on a Taplink page for an Instagram bio

Here is the link where you can view the full page.

And here is the link to our Pinterest profile, subscribe! :)

Publish the page

When your page with Pinterest links is ready, publish it and add its link to your Instagram bio. Follow the steps to publish your page:

  1. Tap Publish.
  2. Complete the website address of your page. It can be any word, for example, your username on Instagram or Pinterest.
  3. Tap Connect.
  4. Tap Copy link.
Going to the Taplink publishing menuConnecting an URL to a Taplink pageCopying Taplink page link

The copied link should be added to the Instagram bio. And if you want to get more traffic on Pinterest, share it on TikTok, Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks too. Here you can read instructions on how to do it.

That's all. Now you have added a link in your Instagram bio that enables directing users not only to your Pinterest profile, but also to specific boards and Pins, and other social networks.

Below we provide brief answers to the questions that often arise when it comes to linking Instagram and Pinterest accounts. If you have already found all the answers you need, you can skip this part.

How to connect Pinterest account to Instagram

You may remember there was a feature that allowed you to link Instagram to Pinterest by claiming your account, and now you may be looking for it. Well, stop racking your brains and the phone, the app doesn’t provide this feature anymore.

There is no feature to connect your Pinterest and Instagram accounts in the app the same way, it never has been.

link in bio page helps to tell Instagram users about your Pinterest account and vice versa. Place links to all your social profiles on it. Add the link to the page in your bio on both social networks.

How to share your Pinterest profile and Pins with Instagram users

You can tell Instagram users about your Pinterest profile, boards, and Pins by adding the links to them on your IG page. Use a link in bio page to share all these links together at the same time.

You can link to a Pinterest page or your link in bio page in your Instagram bio and Stories. If you say about them in post captions, even more people go to the pages.

Highlighted Taplink page link in an Instagram bioHighlighted Taplink page link in Instagram StoriesCall to action in an Instagram post encouraging to follow the link in a bio

How do I automatically post from Instagram to Pinterest?

Since there is no way to link Pinterest and Instagram accounts, there is also no way to set up automatic reposting for these social networks.

What you can do:

  • Repost from one social network to another manually.
  • Use schedulers to set up posting photos or videos to a specific social network at a specific time.

Is it legal to post Pinterest content on Instagram?

Absolutely. There is nothing illegal about adding the same content to Pinterest and Instagram, you don't even have to link your accounts on these platforms. However, be careful with posting and reposting someone's content on these social networks. The author may claim copyright violation.

Can you link Pinterest Pins to Instagram?

You can link to Pins on Instagram. Add a link to one of your Pins in your bio or Stories.

We recommend using a link in bio page, where you can link to multiple Pins and add clickable widgets. Thus, you can get more Instagram users to go to your Pinterest account. They will view pages authorized in the app, which means they can easily comment and save your Pins.

The bottom line

Add a Pinterest link in your Instagram bio, it is not difficult. Follow the steps described in this article and you'll do it easily.

If you are looking for a way to connect your Pinterest account to Instagram or vice versa, you should know there is no feature for this in the apps. So, you can't link your accounts this way.

Use a link in bio page to give Instagram users multiple links. These can be links to your Pinterest boards, Pins. You can also add any other website links. For example, add your Spotify playlist links on Instagram or YouTube videos.

Multiple links and widgets added to your page allow you to drive more traffic from Instagram to your Pinterest and other social network profiles, and this means you will gain followers faster!