Welcome to Flipgrid. To start sharing lessons, simply create a lead account and your very first group where you can invite members to respond with videos, audio, and comments.

Topics live within groups and are individual discussion prompts that members can respond to with a short video.

Step 1:  Sign up for a free Flipgrid account

Verify you have a Microsoft or Google account

Even if your email doesn't end with @outlook.com or @gmail.com, it may still be associated with Microsoft or Google. If your school or organization uses: 

  • OneDrive, Outlook, Teams, or Word: You have a Microsoft account. 
  • Google Classroom, Docs, Drive, or Gmail: You have a Google account.

If you don't have this type of account, select "Sign Up with Microsoft/Google" and follow the steps to create one.

Create your Flipgrid account

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1. Go to https://info.flipgrid.com.

2. At the top right, click Signup.

3. Choose Sign Up with Microsoft or Sign Up with Google

4. Choose an email.

  • Important:
    • If you're going to use Flipgrid for your school or organization, use the email provided by them to sign up.
    • If you've logged in to your Microsoft or Google account on the same browser, you'll find that email listed as an option to create an account. 

5. Share your location and identify the type of community you want to create.

6. To start using Flipgrid, enter your birthdate.

  • Important: We'll only use this information to confirm you're an adult. We won't save this information.

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Step 2:  Create a Group 

Groups are a shared space for your learners to join the Discussion. To set up your Group:

  1. Click on the create a group button mceclip1.png
  2. Name your Group (Classroom 15 or Mrs. Smith's Science Room)
  3. Set your Permissions, or how learners will join your Group (Shareable Link, Member Emails, Usernames, or Google Classroom for members)

For a full walkthrough, check out this article on how to create a Group.

 

Step 3: Share your Group

Now that your Group is created, invite your learners to join or test it out yourself

Members receive the Join Code, Join Link or Shareable Link and must log in with their email or username.

Families who want to join a Topic can receive the Join Code and must log in with the guest password

There are few ways to share your group:

1- Share the Join Code or link with your members, families or community

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2- Click on the Share Buttonmceclip1.pngto share the Join Code, Join Link or Shareable Link to Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom, Remind, embed, QR code, or simply copying and pasting it to share with your learners in a different platform, such as email. If you created usernames for younger members make sure to share those too. 

 

3- Within your group you can clicking on the Join code to copy the code.

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Learn more about ways leads can share the Group

 

Step 4:  Record videos on the Topic or create a new Topic

Within your Group, we've automatically created your first Topic for you, called Hello, I am... for an easy way to invite your member#s to introduce themselves to Flipgrid! To view the Topic in detail, select the Topic in the Topics table.

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Feel free to test this Topic out by going to your Group or invite your members to Join. 

Have a different idea for a Topic? Create a new Topic or browse our Discovery Library for Topics created by our partners and lead community!


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