Permissions That Need To Be Granted For Pinterest Application:

 The following are the list of permissions that need to be granted for the pinterest application.

  • Contacts: The pinterest Application allows the users to transmit the files through the contacts also. To read and to transfer the files in your device, the pinterest application needs access to contacts
  • Find accounts on device
  • Read your contact
  • Wi-Fi Connection Information: The pinterest Application will have the rights to access connection information regarding
  • wi-fi status
  • View wi-fi connections
  • Photos/media/files: The pinterest Application can access the data and files on your device, as this Application transfers files, media, photos to the receiver device. The application also has access to
  • Read the contents of USB storage
  • Delete the contents of USB storage
  • Format external storage
  • Mount and unmount external storage
  • Camera: The Pinterest Application will have permissions over the camera as it transfers the jpg, MPEG files, inorder to send them it requires the right over the camera feature. This application also has access to
  • take pictures
  • record videos
  • Identity: The pinterest application will access the identity of the mobile device to read the profile information and to take legal action in case of misuse of the application. The Information that is accessed regarding the identity is
  • Find account on device
  • Read own contacts
  • Modify own contact
  • Add or remove account
  • Location: The pinterest Application will access the data regarding location to connect the device with the nearest device at the time of transmission of files. The application also has the right to access
  • Appropriate location
  • Precise location
  • Access extra location provider commands
  • GPS access
  • Storage: The pinterest application will have control over the storage regarding
  • Read the contents of USB storage
  • Modify or delete the contents of USb storage
  • Other: The list of permissions that need to be granted for the pinterest application are as given
  • recieve data from internet
  • control near field communication
  • run at startup
  • prevent device from sleeping
  • read google service configuration
  • use accounts on device
  • view network connections
  • full network access
  • set wallpaper


Technical Information Regarding Pinterest Application: The following is the overview of pinterest application.

name pinterest
Type of application public
Founded on December 2009
Founders Ben silbermann, paul sciarra, evan sharp
Updated on 21 january 2020
Size required 13M
installations 1 billion
Supported android 5.0 and latest versions


How Does Pinterest Application Works:

Pinterest is an application that is used to browse activities regarding fashion, food, science, photography etc,. pinterest is a platform that is used to save ideas regarding product and there is even possibility to share the pins that you shared to the social media applications. The pinterest application will also help for the pinners to know more about the fashion secrets, diet, healthy food to update their life and to stay healthy. This application server as the platform to share a person’s professional or personal life to update or innovate others or motivate someone. A user is allowed to follow anyone, any page and there is even possibility to share pin in the app itself.

Why Pinterest Application:  

Pinterest is an application equally serves as the social media platform to promte about a brand or professional life. The pinterest application consists of 80% women visitors so that it will be a great choice for the fashion designer and the people with innovative ideas to target the women customers. The users of pinterest are allowed to share their idea as pin, a pin can be a image/file. If any pin is found interesting in someone’s account that can be posted in your account and this process is called as repining. Each and every pin consists of options as comment, tried it to provide your experience. Each and every post consists of two options as comment, tried it if you like a post then you can comment it or if you have tried it then that image can be posted in the tried section.

Latest Features Of Pinterst Application:

The following are the latest applications in the pinterst application

  • Native video: Pinterst is providing a native video feature for all the users, this allows the users to pin videos from other platforms and to create videos in the pinterest application.
  • Cinematic Pins: The cinematic pin is a feature that allows the users to capture a video and they are activated by scrolling which seems as GIF. The cinematic pinbs are used for promotions.
  • Sharing: The pins in the pinterest application can be shared to the social media applications as facebook messenger, whatsapp, text message.
  • Home Feed: By using of the pinterst application you can easily refine the home feed by discarding the profiles or subjects
  • Picked For You: Pinterest is providing a feature of picked for you that displays the pins based on your interest.