Get Started in the community

Document created by Community Manager on Jul 15, 2014Last modified by Greg Jankowski on Feb 8, 2015
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This space is for issues (discussions) and suggestions (ideas) for the SOLIDWORKS Forums only!

The SOLIDWORKS Forums is a place where users can ask questions, share content and ideas, best practices and build connections. If this is your first time in the Community check out the Quick Start Guide below to get started in 4 simple steps.



1. Introduce yourself!

Update your profile to quickly introduce yourself to the community. Just click on your name/image in the upper right corner, and follow the steps to upload your picture and share  information about yourself.


Full instructions on how to update your Profile here: How To: Update your profile


2. Join the conversation.

To get the most out of the community, we encourage you to participate in the conversation. It's easy for you to share your ideas, continue and experiences, as well as ask questions. Find communities relevant to your interests, or create your own!


Full instructions on how to participate in the community here: How To: Participate in the community


3. Stay connected.

Stay connected to the community the way you want. Control how you receive email notifications on the content that matters most to you, or stay connected with the community notifications. Don't miss a thing!


Full instructions on how to manage your notifications here:  How To: Manage your email notifications


4. Take the community with you.

Stay connected to the community wherever you are by connecting on your mobile devices. Enter the following url into your mobile browser:


5. Have issues or ideas for the Forums?

Visit About the Forums to ask Forum questions or suggest Forum improvements (related to the Forum only!).



The following video shows the highlights of the community.



Want to learn more? Read more Forum tips