New to mySidewalk, and not sure where to begin? Read through this short article on how to add your address to start getting relevant information based on your location, and how to update your email notification preferences

  1. You will be prompted to Sign-In. Complete all the required fields needed to set-up an account. Note: there are a variety of options you can use when creating an account. You can use email or social media credentials such as Facebook, LinkedIn, or Google+.
  2. If you used email: In order to ensure the account you just created is really you, we will ask you to verify your email address. After completing the email registration process, you will receive an email asking you to verify your account. Open the email sent from the mySidewalk team, and click Verify.
  3. Congratulations! You're all set and are now a mySidewalk participant. You can set-up your profile photo, add your address, or skip through and dive right into the conversations. 

Adding Your Address

Your address will help you see conversations that are in your area. An updated address also allows mySidewalk to provide you your polling place and accurate ballot info when there is an upcoming election. Your address is not publicly accessible to other users on this site.

  1. Click on your profile image, then click Settings
  2. Under Private Information, click Add Your Address
  3. Type in your street address, then click Save Address 

Update Email Notification Preferences

  1. Click on your profile image, then click Settings
  2. Under Email Notifications, uncheck the notification checkboxes you don't want to receive
  3. Click Save Changes


Now that we've got the basics out of the way, you can start discovering local conversations and engaging with projects, organizations, and topics you care about! 

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