You can easily sign up for a Flipgrid account with your email address. Your email address must be connected to a Microsoft or Google account.

This article will help you:

  • Find out if your personal or organizational email is already connected to a Microsoft or Google account.
  • Link your personal or organizational email to a Microsoft or Google account, if it’s not already.

Important: Users can either sign up or join groups on Flipgrid. Not all users are eligible to sign up. If you were invited to join a group, use the join link or code before you try to sign up. Learn more about how to find out if you can sign up and become a lead.

Step 1: Find out if your email is connected to Microsoft or Google

  • If your email ends with “@outlook.com” or “@gmail.com": You already have a Microsoft or Google email. Go to Step 3.
  • If your email doesn’t end with "@outlook.com" or "@google.com": Your email might still be connected to a Microsoft or Google account if you can use your email with any of these apps:

Step 2: Connect your email to Microsoft or Google

You can use the email you normally use to create a Microsoft or Google account.

Note: When you create a Microsoft or Google account, you’ll also have to set a password for the account. This password is separate from the one you use to sign in to your existing email.

To create a new Microsoft or Google account:

Microsoft account Google account
  1. Go to account.microsoft.com.
  2. Select Create a Microsoft account.
  3. Enter the email you want to use. Then, select Next.
  4. Enter a password for your Microsoft account. Then, select Next.
  5. Select your country and birthdate. Then, select Next.
  6. Go to your email and open the “Verify your email address” email. In that email, find the security code.
  7. On the Microsoft account sign up page, enter the security code. Then, select Next.
  8. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete your account creation.

Learn more about how to create a Microsoft account in Microsoft’s account sign up help article.

Step 3: Sign up for Flipgrid

With your email connected to Microsoft or Google, you can sign up for a Flipgrid account. You can sign up for a Flipgrid account through either your web browser or the Flipgrid app.

Web Browser Mobile Application
  1. Go to info.flipgrid.com.
  2. Sign up or enter your Join code.
  3. Follow the steps on-screen to create your account.

After you sign up for your Flipgrid account, learn how to find out if you can be a lead. Depending on whether you’re a lead or member, refer to the following articles to get started with Flipgrid:


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