5: How to join a member's interactive Tacticsboard

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#1: 5: How to join a member's interactive Tacticsboard Author: Tacticsboard Support Post Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2011 09:56 AM
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Tutorial #5 - How to join a member’s Tacticsboard

There are two (2) ways you can join a member’s Tacticsboard.

1. When a Tacticsboard owner sends you an invitation in an email.
2. When a Tacticsboard owner sends you an invitation through facebook.

Invitations through email

When an owner of a Tacticsboard sends an invite through their management portal then you will receive an email similar to the one below:



It is three (3) simple steps to get up and running

1. Click the first link in the email if you don’t already own a Tacticsboard account and sign up for the free basic license.
2. Log into Tacticsboard.com and click the second link in the email which takes you to the join Tacticsboard screen below



3. Enter the password sent to you in the email and click “Join”
4. If you enter the correct password then you will see the message below appear



5. Click “Ok” to return to your management portal and you should now see the Tacticsboard you have just joined.



7. Simply click the “Connect” button to connect to the Tacticsboard application, or click the info button to view details about the Tacticsboard you have just joined.


Invitations from Facebook

If someone invites you to join their Tacticsboard through facebook, then you will receive a facebook invite message (as below)



Notice that the Tacticsboard ID and password are contained in the invite message, take note of the board id and the password because you will need this information to join the Tacticsboard you have been invited to.
1. Click the Accept button to go to the Tacticsboard facebook app page (below)



2 . Now click the “Sign in with facebook” button.
If you have already joined Tacticsboard before then you can proceed to step 6

3. If you haven’t signed into Tacticsboard before, then you will see the screen below asking if you already have a Tacticsboard account.



4. If you have a Tacticsboard account, then enter your Tacticsboard account login details in the fields and click connect account. Your facebook account will be linked to your Tacticsboard account automatically. Proceed to step 6

If you don’t have an account already, then click “I am a new user” to bring up the sign up screen below:



The full name and email fields are automatically populated from facebook. All you need to do is supply a backup password which you can use with your email address to login to Tacticsboard should facebook ever fail.

Click Next to create your account.

When your account is created, you will see the image below:



Click “Sign In” to proceed to your Tacticsboard manager (shown in step 6)

5. You should now see your Tacticsboard manager portal below:



Click the "Join Tacticsboard" button to join the Tacticsboard you have been invited to. This will bring up the screen below:



6. Enter the board id and the Tacticsboard password sent to you in the invite message and click Join to join the Tacticsboard.
If the password was correct, then you will see the message appear (below) indicating you have successfully joined the owner’s Tacticsboard



Click Ok to return to your Tacticsboard manager (below) where you will now be able to connect to the Tacticsboard you was invited to.



Congratulations, you have successfully joined a member's Tacticsboard.



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