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Community Tip: Update Your Profile

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Community Tip: Update Your Profile

Welcome to the new Cypress Developer Community! There are many exciting changes that have been made, including how to customize your profile. You’ll have more success with networking and collaboration with a personalized profile account. In this tip, you will learn how to customize your profile picture, add details, upload photos, and more.  

How to create a new account:

To create a new account, start on the developer homepage.

Step 1: Click on the “Sign In” button on the upper right corner of the page.

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Step 2: Click “New User? Register here.” on the right side of the pop-up menu.

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Step 3: Enter in the information for all of the fields, accept the community’s Terms of Service, and then press “Register” at the bottom of the pop-up.

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Step 4: Once you’ve successfully made your account, you will be able to see your default profile avatar in the upper right corner of the page.

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How to sign in to an existing account:

To sign in to your account, start on the developer homepage.

Step 1: Click on the “Sign In” button on the upper right corner of the page.

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Step 2: When the pop-up menu appears, enter in your username and password into the fields. If you would like to stay signed in, click on the box to the right of “Keep me signed in.” If you forget your username or password, please follow the link above the “Sign In” button.

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Step 3: Click on the “Sign In” button, and you will be successfully logged in to the site. Check that your avatar icon is showing in the upper right corner of the page.

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How to change your profile’s avatar:

Step 1: Click on your avatar in the upper right-hand corner of the page, and a drop-down menu will appear.

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Step 2: Then, click on “My Settings” in the drop-down menu.

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Step 3: In your settings, click on the tab that says “Avatars.” This will take you to a selection menu where you can choose different colors, styles, and themes of avatars to use. Select a new avatar by clicking on the image.

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How to change your username:

Step 1: Navigate to your account settings (follow Steps 1-2 under “Changing your profile avatars”). Automatically, it will select your “Personal” and “Username” tabs. Otherwise, click on these tabs.

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Step 2: Enter in your new username and click “Change Username” to save.

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How to add your personal information:

Step 1: Navigate to your account settings (follow Steps 1-2 under “Changing your profile avatars”). Automatically, it will select your “Personal” tab. Click over to “Personal Information” on the second row, and you will see fields to enter in your information.

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Step 2: Fill in your name, a signature, your job title, location, or biography to share with other members in the community.

Step 3: Press “Save” when finished to save your information.

 

How to adjust your privacy settings:

If you’ve entered in personal information about yourself, maybe you want to adjust your account’s privacy settings.

Step 1: To see what your privacy settings are, navigate to your account settings (follow Steps 1-2 under “Changing your profile avatars”). Click on the second tab, “Preferences,” and then on the “Privacy” tab on the second row.

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Step 2: Select who you would like to be able to see your profile’s private information (created in “Changing your personal information”), your email address, and your online status.

 

Step 3: Once your selections are made, click on “Save” to save all of your choices.

 

I have now showed you how to create your own account, log in to an account, change your avatar, enter personal information, and adjust your account’s privacy settings. Hope you all enjoy the community!

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