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Uploading a Pin from Your Computer

The third way to pin an item is to upload an image from your computer to the Pinterest site. You can upload your pictures one at a time to the Pinterest site and have them appear alongside the web page images you pin.

>>>step-by-step: Uploading an Image to Pin

Follow these steps:

  1. Click Add+ on the Pinterest menu bar.
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  2. Click Upload a Pin in the Add panel. The Upload a Pin panel displays.
  3. Click the Browse or Choose File button. The Choose File to Upload or Open dialog box displays.
  4. Navigate to and select the image file you want to upload and then click the Open button.
  5. Pull down the pinboard list in the Upload a Pin panel and select the board to which you’d like to pin this image.
  6. Enter a short (500 characters or less) text description of or comment on this image into the Describe Your Pin box.
  7. Click the red Pin It button.
  8. Pinterest uploads the image from your computer to the selected pinboard and displays it onscreen. You can now edit the pin or share it via Facebook or Twitter.
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