Historypin: How To: Create an Account

A guide to using the free Historypin app to share placed-based digital history collections and virtual tours.

If You Already Have a Gmail Address

A Gmail account is required to create a Historypin account and use most of its features.

If You Don't Have a Gmail Account

A Gmail address is required to have a Historypin account and use most of its features, so you will be prompted to create your Gmail account -- using your existing email address -- at the same time you sign up for Historypin.

If You Don't Have an Email Account

An email account -- specifically a Gmail account -- is required to sign-up for a Historypin account and use most of its features. If you don't already have an email address, or want to create a new account for a particular organiation or project, this will walk you through first creating a new Gmail account.