How To Fix Not Being Able To Comment on Pinterest (Easy Fix!)

How To Fix Not Being Able To Comment on Pinterest

Are you having problems trying to comment on Pinterest pins?

Or are the comments section not appearing on some pins?

Or that you cannot post pictures as comments on Pinterest?

Pinterest is an image-based search engine that was founded in December 2009 and launched in January 2010 by Ben Silbermann, Paul Sclarra, and Evan Sharp.

Ever since, the website has been adding a lot of features, in other words thriving; it has even become an all-time favorite search engine for the female audience.

One of these features includes the ability to comment on pins with texts or pictures.

So when the comments are not working or showing on Pinterest, you may not be able to do all these things on the website.

In this guide, you will be learning how to fix not being able to comment on Pinterest, why is the comments section not appearing on Pinterest pins, and how to fix not being able to comment on pictures as comments on Pinterest.

  • Why is Pinterest not letting me comment on a Pin?
  • Why is the comment section missing or not appearing on Pinterest pins?
  • How to fix not being able to comment texts or pictures on Pinterest

Why Is Pinterest Not Letting Me Comment On A Pin?

Before we get started, you need to note a few things about Pinterest comments:

  1. As of 2021 Pinterest has removed the feature where a user can comment with pictures.
  2. You cannot comment on all Pins on Pinterest, especially on product pins.
  3. You may have been banned temporarily from commenting on pins.

Considering the above conditions, if you still cannot comment on a pin on Pinterest, it may be due to a glitch.

This glitch is common on the Pinterest app; updating the app usually fixes this.

Also, your internet may be stopping Pinterest from posting your comments.

A lot of reasons might be behind not being able to post comments on Pinterest but the outdated app and slow internet are usually the main culprits.

Why Is The Comment Section Not Appearing on Pinterest Pins?

If the comment section is not appearing on a Pinterest pin, it may be that the creator turned off comments on the pin or that the pin is a product pin.

Products pin on Pinterest are mainly posted to attract buyers, they include information regarding products and there is usually no option to comment on it on Pinterest, but you can do so on the item’s webpage.

How to Fix Not Being Able To Comment Texts or Pictures on Pinterest

To fix not being able to leave comments on a pin on Pinterest, you need to check if you have been temporarily banned from commenting on pins by checking the email associated with your account.

The next solution is to update your Pinterest app to minimize glitches.

Another thing is to clear cache data on your Pinterest app, if all fails, contacting Pinterest support is your last option.

Here is how to fix not being able to comment on Pinterest pins:

1. Update the Pinterest app

First things first, if you want to fix not being able to comment on pins on Pinterest so that you can see its comment section, you need to update the app.

It is always better to use the app instead of the website unless you have storage issues you can skip this whole process.

To update the Pinterest app, go to the App store for your device, look up the term: “Pinterest” and install any available updates.

Pinterest always rolls out new updates for their app every week so it would be surprising not to find any.

2. Clear the Pinterest app’s cache data

After updating your Pinterest app, the next thing you need to do is to clear the cache data on the app.

Occasionally clearing some apps’ cache data will help the app run better on your device.

To clear Pinterest app cache data on Android, go to “Apps” in Settings and find Pinterest, tap on “Storage” and then on “Clear cache”.

For iOS devices, simply close the Pinterest app and open it again.

3. Contact Pinterest support

If after updating your Pinterest app and clearing the cache data, you are still not able to comment on pins then you need to contact tech support.

You can find all the help and links to contact Pinterest support on this website.

Once you get a reply from them, they might be able to guide you on how to fix the problem; they usually reply in 2-3 business days.


Not being able to comment on pins on Pinterest can be frustrating especially if you can see the comments section.

The same thing applies to not being able to comment pictures on pins, but this feature has already been discontinued.

However, all the information on how to fix not being able to comment on pins, why the comment section is missing, and why you can’t comment with pictures on a pin on Pinterest are all in this guide, scroll up to read them.

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Brianna Bailey

Brianna is based in Minnesota in the US at the moment, and has been writing since 2017. She is currently a 3rd Year med student at the time of writing this.