Update Personal Settings

The password, security settings, and notifications for your account can be managed from your personal settings.

You can change your password, set up two-factor authentication, and configure your notification settings from your personal settings. To access your personal settings, click on your name and select Profile & Account from the drop-down menu.


Set or Update Display name

Your display name can be found in the Personal Details section. To set or update the display name, type in your desired name in the display name field.


To save the display name, select the blue Update Profile button.


Configure Time Zone

Users can set Crowdcontrol to reflect their current time zone. This setting can be found in the Personal Details section. To configure the time zone first select the drop-down field labeled time zone.


Next, select the appropriate time zone.


To save, select the blue Update Profile button.


Changing Your Profile Avatar

Your avatar adds a face to your account and personalizes it. You can use any photo as long as its appropriate and representative of who you are.

However, if you choose not to add a profile photo, a unique avatar will be generated and assigned to your account.

  1. To change your profile photo, go to your account settings.

  2. Find the Profile avatar section and click the Upload Image button.


  3. Choose the photo you want to use and upload it.

  4. When you are done, click the Update Profile button to save your changes.

Update Your Password

From the Profile & Account section, fill in the following fields to change your password:

  • Current password
  • New password
  • Confirm new password


Update Your Security Settings

From your Personal Settings, you can also enable two-factor authentication to make your login credentials more secure. Enabling two-factor authentication is optional, but highly recommended.

To enable two-factor authentication, select the Security tab and then click the Enable two-factor authentication button. You’ll need to follow the prompts on the subsequent screen to set up two-factor authentication.


Learn how to set up two-factor authentication.

Update Your Notification Settings

You can update your notification settings to receive alerts when a submission changes to a status that is of interest to you. This is one of the many components related to managing submission notifications.


Learn more about notifications.

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