How to Authenticate/Re-authenticate Pinterest Public Data in Google Sheets, Google Data Studio & Microsoft Excel

This guide gives instructions on how to successfully authenticate Pinterest Public Data. 


Quick links to specific sections: 

Google Sheets

Data Studio

Excel

"If everything fails..." 

Data Source Access Requirements:

Pinterest Public Data does not work in the same way as the Pinterest Ads, and does not require to log in to a specific account. Therefore, no access requirements are required for this data source. It allows you to collect publicly available data about page and page posts.


Authenticating with Google Sheets

To authenticate Pinterest Public Data in Google Sheets, please do the following steps:

1. Open up the Supermetrics sidebar in your Google Sheets. 

2. Select Pinterest Public Data in the sidebar, under data source.

3. Under select query type, select Pinterest pins for URLs.

 

4. Under Pinterest username box, add the username you wish to proceed with. You can add an additional username with a separate line. 

5. You have completed all the steps. If you wish to learn how to proceed, please see this guide.

 

Re-authenticating with Google Sheets:

To re-authenticate Pinterest Public Data in Google Sheets, please go to this guide.


Authenticating with Data Studio:

To authenticate Pinterest Public Data in Google Data Studio, please do the following steps:

1. Click on add data.

2. Search for Pinterest by Supermetrics and click on it.

2. Click on Authorize. If you wish to learn more about data security and data privacy, please see this page


3. Select the query type between the following:

  • Pinterest pins for URLs
  • Pinterest user data
  • Pinterest pins for user

and click on next


4. If you wish, add the username you wish to search for.

5. Click on add on the bottom right side to continue.

6. As a final step, click on add to report

7. You have completed all the steps.If you wish to learn on how to proceed, please see this guide.

Re-authenticating with Data Studio:

To re-authenticate Pinterest Public Data in Data Studio, please go to this guide.


Authenticating with Excel:

To authenticate Pinterest Public Data in Excel, please do the following steps:

1. Click on data and open up the Supermetrics sidebar in Excel.

2. Select Pinterest Public Data in the sidebar under data source.

3. An automatic popup will open, click on start.

4. You have completed all the steps. You can now go back to the sidebar and select your Instagram Insights Ad account under data source. If you wish to learn on how to proceed, please see this guide.


Re-authenticating with Excel:

To re-authenticate Pinterest Public Data in Excel, please go to this guide.


"If everything fails..." 

Common errors:

If you encounter any of the following errors below, please see the guide linked after the error message.

  • Error: "This was a reauthorization request for user X but logged in as user Y", please see this guide
  • Error: "You're not allowed to run queries with this license #12345. This is because you have not been assigned to the license as a valid user." please see this guide.
  • Error: "This action is not supported when you are signed into multiple accounts". please see this guide.
  • If you no longer see a specific account/page/etc. when logging in, please see this guide
  • If you haven't managed to authenticate you might be affected by an issue at Google account management. For more information, please see this guide.

Forcing a refresh per account data & removing a data source:

To force a refresh per data source, please see this guide.

To remove a data source from Google Sheets, please see this guide.

To remove a data source from Data Studio, please see this guide.

To remove a data source from Excel, please see this guide.


Refreshing tokens 

As a final step, if you wish your tokens to be refreshed, please create a support ticket.


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