How to Switch to a Private Account on Flipboard

October 2016

This article explains how to prevent other users from finding your Flipboard (public) profile. All you need to do is to switch to a private account:

Open the Flipboard app and select the Profile tab. Tap on the Cog icon to access the Settings menu, go to General settings and then select Edit Profile:

Toggle the Private Account switch On and the tap on Make Private to confirm:

That's it; your magazines and profile (including your stats) are no longer visible, and also Flipboard will no longer recommend your magazines to other users.

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