Find out if you can become a lead

Some members might be able to become leads. You can find out if you’re eligible in a few steps. As a lead you can create groups to share with other members.

To find out if you’re eligible, follow the steps depending on if you’re an existing member or a new user.

Important:

  • You can only check if you can become a lead on Flipgrid web or the app for iOS. These steps are currently unavailable on the app for Android.
  • If you already have a Flipgrid account, make sure to use the email associated with your existing member account to confirm your eligibility. For example, if you originally used Flipgrid with a school email, make sure to use that email to confirm your eligibility.

If you're an existing member

Desktop Mobile
  1. Go to info.flipgrid.com.
  2. At the top right, click Log in.
  3. After you’re logged in, at the top right, click +Group.
    • You get a new option to either “Create a group” or “Join a group.”
  4. Click Create a group.
  5. In the “You might be eligible for more features” message, click Continue.
    • Tip: If you want check your eligibility to create groups at another time, close the window. You can click the “Create a group” option at any other time.
  6. Complete the steps for "Confirm your date of birth."
  7. Click Next.
  8. Review your options:
     

    If you're eligible

    • You're redirected to create a group with a lead account
      Important: You're able to create groups and find your previous member videos and groups in one single account.
    OR
    • You get the pop-up message “Create groups with your personal email”
      Important: You're redirected to create a new lead account with a personal email. You can still find your videos and groups in your member account.
      1. If you want to become a lead, click Create a new account.
        • If you want to come back to this option later, click Go back.
      2. Sign in with a personal email address associated with Google or Microsoft.
      3. In the "Signing out" message:
        • To create a group with your lead account: Click Continue. This lets you sign in with your new personal email.
        • To go back to your member account: Click Cancel.

    If you're not eligible

    • You get the pop-up message “You’re using a [domain name] email address. Go to your profile to see your videos or join a group”
      Important: Although you're not able to create groups yet, you might become eligible in the future.
      • To continue to join groups and create videos: Click Go to profile

If you're a new user

Desktop Mobile
  1. Go to info.flipgrid.com.
  2. At the top right, click Sign up.
  3. Complete the steps for "Confirm your date of birth."
  4. Click Next.
  5. At the top right, click +Group.
  6. Review your options:

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