Students: Use a school email address to sign up or sign in to Flipgrid

To keep Flipgrid safe, students should sign up and sign in with a school email address.


  • If you're no longer able to access your school groups, you might need to join your groups or topics with a school email.
  • If you're signing up for Flipgrid for the first time, make sure you use a school email address.
  • You can always access the comments you sent with your personal email on 

How to sign in or sign up with your school email

If you received a message asking if you're a student, that means you tried signing in or signing up with a personal email. Make sure you select a school email address when signing back in or signing up for the first time.

Existing members: How to sign in with a school email

Important: To join a group or topic with your school email, make sure you’re logged out of the account connected to your personal email. 

Step 1: Sign out of your personal email 

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1. Go to 

2. At the top right, click Profile blobid10.png.

3. Click Log out. 

4. When asked if you want to log out of Flipgrid, click Confirm. 

Step 2: Sign in with your school email 

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To join a group or topic, use a join option. Your educator can give you up to three join options: a Group join code, a join link, or a Flipgrid QR. 

1. Go to 

2. Use one of the three join options: 

  • Group join code: At the bottom, enter the code. 
  • Join link: Click the link given by your educator. 
  • Flipgrid QR: In the lower right, click the QR blobid2.png and use your computer’s camera to scan it. To let Flipgrid use your camera, click Allow. 

3. To join the group or topic, you can choose a Google or Microsoft email as provided by your school.  

4. To send videos or comments, click on a topic blobid5.png Add response.


New members: How to sign up with a school email

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1. Go to 

2. At the top right, click Signup.

3. Choose Sign in with a different email.

4. Include your school email address. 

5. To start using Flipgrid, include your birthdate, country or region, and community.

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

How to access and download your previously posted videos

Important: Regardless of the status of your Flipgrid account, you can always take these steps to download your videos and comments. 

  1. On a browser, go to 
    • Tip: Make sure you’re logged in to the account you used to create your videos. 
  2. At the top right, click Profile blobid10.png.
  3. Click Download All Data blobid9.pngRequest Download
  4. In your email, you’ll get a link with all your videos and other data. 
    • Important: This can take some time. 

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