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Hello i have to say that sometimes when i turn on my computer and keep my self logged in to it logs me off. i would like to be logged on unless i log off. help please!

Topic by SeMi_AuToMaTic    |  last reply

Account Delete?

Can anyone tell me how to delete ur account?

Topic by umja345    |  last reply

Pro accounts?

I am confused about pro accounts! Do i just have to do simple things like post on a forum ect? or do i have to pay?

Topic by conrad2468    |  last reply

Account Problems

I just signed up yet every time I go to view a larger picture I get a sign in / sign up prompt. Then I sign in (again) only to get the same prompt. Is my account even activated? Seems like a log in issue.

Topic by Blowtorch    |  last reply

Teacher Account

Hello, I am a teacher at Stuart Hall School. I would like a pro membership so I can utilize all these great projects in classroom. I teach at a private school so my email does not end in edu. Here is the our website: Thank you!

Topic by kgcarini    |  last reply

Pro Accounts

What is the pro accounts? How are they different from regular accounts and how do you get them?

Topic by annoyinglylogical    |  last reply

cancel account

How do i can this account

Question by jacindawalker    |  last reply

new accounts

Instructables should have a thing so if some one is band that they can not have the same name and make a new account.

Topic by dsman195276    |  last reply

delete account???

My friend signed me up and I want to delete the account how do i do it?

Topic by Kevin the Magnificent    |  last reply

Multiple accounts

What is the deal with somebody having multiple accounts? In itself this is okay, but what about using one of these accounts to ask unintelligible questions, and then using another persona or two to answer the question/start a discussion, and awarding oneself with "best answer" for an equally unintelligible reply? A waste of everyone's time, or just mine? Can anything be done? Should I just ignore him? Does this happen often and I haven't noticed? I've foolishly entered into a "discussion" with this person.

Topic by caarntedd    |  last reply

Account Troubles

Hello, I would appreciate if this account is not banned please in advanced. Now, I went to get into instructables the other day, and it gave me a error 500 or something similar and said my account was locked. Why is this? I didn't do anything wrong and I want to have it unlocked as I have pictures on there I need to retrieve, I'm very angry with whoever locked my account and the pictures better still be there.

Topic by Punkguyta    |  last reply

Pro Accounts

Right, Can I just say that why should Eric have to reach into his own pocket if the site is getting too costly to run.You either get a pro account or you don't.What would you rather have, a slightly limited instuctables account or no instructables whatsoever.So please just stop bitching about pro accounts, protesting or whatever. Just try to remember that this all is a trial and it could all not go to plan.I myself will be buying an pro account depending on what it is like and what happens after the three months is up.Rant over, Peace out! P.S. Here's a picture of some cake I made to say sorry if this topic my upset you, ONE SLICE EACH ONLY =D

Topic by Joe Martin    |  last reply

pro account ???????

The idea of needing to pay to access some features of the site seems to conflict with the nature of the community on this site. After all we are all DIY'ers trying to make quality things for little money. Separating those who can afford to pay for an account from those who come to this site to learn how to be frugal ( because they don't have money to fritter away on things like pro accounts) will only devalue the community. I know the argument of "everything needs to make money some how" does not really stand here as separating the community will eventually lead to reduced following of the web site, decreasing the money available through advertising. Net effect of this is a poor online community that still is not making any real money. My thoughts are that the moderators etc should scrap this new system and protect the Instructables as we know and love it. anyone agree?

Topic by polop    |  last reply

Account email not updating....

I've changed my account email address and updates are still being sent to the old address even though it shows that it's been updated in the account info.

Topic by drseuss    |  last reply

Verify my account? Answered

A little box keeps popping up saying "Hey DCA, you still need to verify your account".  I do as it says and a box pops up with an old but still active email address, I send it but it never shows in my mailbox. Nothing wrong with the address, I still get other mails.  What's up? Also, I don't see anyplace to ask a question of the Instructable staff. Thanks,  Dave

Question by DCA    |  last reply

No working pro account

Hi, I have paid a 3 month pro membership but if i logged in, I am not a pro member. I tried this in two different browsers on my macbook and PC. I have cleared the browser cache - without success. What is going on? Can someone help me? The Instructabes-Team gives no answer on my e-mails. best regards

Topic by DELETED_rhartnick    |  last reply

Back to "Free" account?

Hello. I get a PRO account membership...for free/gift. I try it the last few days....but I don't need the EXTRA features. How can I turn it back into my normal FREE one ?? Any ideas ???

Question by Ehlers_TV    |  last reply

my jango account?

My jango account wont play music

Question by robertjames    |  last reply

Possible spamming accounts

I found these two accounts very similar: Member1 and Member2. And both are advertising Viagra and selling drugs.

Topic by blkhawk    |  last reply

This is in response to pro accounts...

This suggestion would either eliminate the necessity for pro accounts or reduce the price to pay for one. It wouldnt bother some of us a bit if you put ads on the left hand corner of the page as well as the very bottom of it, below the copyright link. Also, I notice that there are no ads when you make/edit a new instructable or forum topic. You could put some there. If this isnt possible with you guys, or you just dont want to do it, I understand. I am not against pro accounts, But some others are, and I cant really afford one myself (I cant even get a stinkin job due to child labor laws).

Topic by DJ Radio    |  last reply

Gifting a Pro account

Hi, I would like to give a 3 month pro members ship to a friend. I am unable to figure out how this is done, can you please help me? Thank you.

Topic by Tater Zoid    |  last reply

Pro Instructables Accounts

As you know, the recession has has hit many industries hard; it's even changing the way the internet functions. While we hoped to provide an excellent service for free under an ad-supported model, it's becoming obvious we'll have to do something different to help our community survive this economic downturn. So, in the next few weeks, we'll be launching Pro Instructables Accounts.The pro account feature set is still slightly in flux, but it will give you access to some of our existing features and some new ones:Private Instructables - share an Instructable with only a small group of peoplePatches - create and send patches to other usersFewer Advertisements - No contextual (Google) ads, or ads from indirect networksPro Users forumPDF versions of Instructables, including more customizable optionsView all steps on one pageAccess to secondary images sizes on an Instructable's step All images are available for freeNo captcha for Private MessagesPro badge on user iconWe have not finalized the pricing, but it will be reasonable, and you will be able to join for periods of one month, one year, or two years. Initially, we'll only accept payment via PayPal. Every user who has registered prior to the release of pro accounts will receive at least 3 free months of access to the existing features we are turning pro. During this period, we hope to convince you that the features are useful enough to pay for.Why we're doing this:Instructables provides a tremendous amount of value to everyone who uses it. Our authors benefit from having a superior documentation tool and an already established and sizable audience; our members benefit from our active community management; and our audience (those who do not currently have accounts) benefit from inspiring, entertaining, and useful content. In consideration of Instructables' value, you currently look at and occasionally buy products from our advertisers. Supporting content with advertising is a wonderful system, but it isn't covering all of our costs, so we're asking you to subscribe to support us and the DIY community. One of the things I've endeavored to create at Instructables is an egalitarian meritocracy. Anyone can post an Instructable and anyone can comment on an Instructable, not just editors and approved writers; we don't highlight our admin accounts or often use them to moderate comments because it's important that the community as a whole enforces the "be nice" policy. In that spirit, we won't be giving away free pro accounts. I, and everyone else who works here, will buy pro accounts for ourselves. This may seem like just an exercise, but with it I hope to make the important point that we value Instructables and we want to support it. Having been an Instructables member for a long period of time, or having the greatest number of pageviews will not entitle you to a pro account. Just like anyone can post an Instructable, anyone can become a pro member, and the price is the same for everyone. If a pro account isn't for you, we'll always offer a free account. The free account maintains the site's core functionality, and is extremely usable: You can follow an Instructable's directions, post pictures of your results in the comments or another Instructable, and enter all of our contests and challenges. We've tried to carefully balance providing free access to the content -- so we can provide a large audience to our authors -- against making some of the more bandwidth-intensive value-adding features available only to pro members. As an author, you'll always retain full access to your own projects, including PDF versions.I often tell people that Instructables is an online magazine. In reality it's so much more than a magazine, but as an active member of the community you already know that. I hope you'll subscribe.

Topic by ewilhelm    |  last reply

How to close instructables account?

How can I close account, as I obviously haven't been using it?

Question by Claudestephane    |  last reply

Account / Contact Information Changes

This sit is a love / hate relationship!!!  I love all the stuff on the site BUT I can't find anywhere to change my Account / Contact Information!!!  ALSO, is it me or does everything load really Slooooooooooow on this site???

Question by eandme2010    |  last reply

Unlinking Account from Facebook

I was wondering if there was a way to unlink my Instructables account from my Facebook account.  I was planning to delete my Facebook account very soon, but still wanted to keep my Instructables account.  Anyone know how to do this? thanks! 

Topic by jlschillinger    |  last reply

Unable to login - Account Disabled

One of my instructables got featured and I got a mail regarding a promo code for upgrading to pro membership. After I have upgraded to pro membership, I am unable to log in into my account and it is showing 'Sorry, your account is currently disabled' . I need to participate in a contest waiting to post my instructables but unable to do so. Kindly help at the earliest. The account in question is : prem_Sagar

Topic by Pooja164k    |  last reply

searching/viewing an Ebay account? Answered

How can i search for an ebay account, or how can i see someones account who has not sold anything?

Question by Jimmy Proton    |  last reply

Can't subscribe to Pro Account

I tried to sign up for a Pro Account. I tried on two different computer, using both IE and FireFox. I also tried to pay using PayPal and CC. I entered my CC info, after submitting, I was taken to a blank page. The same happened when I attempted to pay with PayPal.

Topic by jedi_teacher    |  last reply

help unlocking facebook account Answered

Title says it all, i need to unlock my old facebook account but i can't remember the birthday, secret questions, or anything like that. yes it is my account i know the username, account name and the password

Question by The nerdling    |  last reply

Pro Account Getting Ads

I have a pro account but I'm still getting ads on the instructables front page. Is something wrong with my account, is something wrong with the ad, or is instructables slowly beginning to add advertising to pro accounts? The ad appeared in the spot where cool instructables and new contests are usually displayed: In any case, I'm really disappointed. First, admins censor my and cammers' comments on the ikea contest, and now this! Seriously?

Topic by Xellers    |  last reply

Problems Changing Account Email

So I am changing my email and I found the place to change it under edit profile, but I no longer receive the weekly email of featured Instructables and contests, which sucks because it is one of the few emails I look forward to getting. Is there somewhere to resubscribe to it or something? I have double and triple checked and my account now has my new, correct email listed. Thanks, J.

Topic by mrguy19187    |  last reply

Fake Account Rating attack?!

So just came home from work and checked if I had any new comments...then I saw very low ratings on two of my Instructables... was about 3.6 when I last checked, now it is 1.62 was 3.7 this afternoon, now it is 1.52This does not really make me happy =\Maybe some admin can look into this?

Topic by Wicky    |  last reply

Great Pro Account Giveaway!

I have, so far, published 179  instructables, many of which have been featured, and I have also been lucky enough to win a few contest prizes. This means I have accumulated Pro codes. A lot of Pro codes. To be honest, it would take a genuine medical revolution for me to live long enough to be able to use them all, so I want to spread the joy. But, you have to earn them. All you have to do is post one of four things in the comments: A photo or video of something you made by following one of my instructables.  A photo or video of something you made that was (however vaguely) inspired by one of my instructables. A link to an instructable of your own that you are kind of embarrassed about publishing, but can't really bring yourself to delete. A photo of an instructable-related image you have spotted "in the wild" - say, an instructables shirt on a passing stranger, or you meet a dog-owner with their dog's back legs in a home-made wheelchair. The ones I like (and I'm often easily pleased) will be sent a code to unlock a 3 month Pro account. If I'm really impressed, I will send a code for a full year's Pro. This contest is open to absolutely anybody, anywhere, with no deadline (except for the natural deadline of running out of codes), and only one real rule: don't be greedy. If you are already Pro, you can also nominate somebody else to receive the Pro code, or just pass it along to them yourself. Feel free, as well, to share this topic with your friends you wish would join the site. (What does turning Pro actually get you?) A word of warning: if you do not use your code quickly, I may accidentally give the same code to somebody else, and if they use it first, you're kind of stuck...

Topic by Kiteman    |  last reply

Account advertising LED products

I stumbled across an account that authored several ibles, all seeming to be advertisements for LED products.

Topic by adamjoe86    |  last reply

I want to pro account

How to Pro account for Burma Country.I want to try pro account. So,help and guide me. With regard- JOY

Topic by Naw Soe MyaT    |  last reply

where is my pro account? Answered

Question by doylesceo    |  last reply

instructables facebook account integration?

Hi folks! I have this account long before the facebook integration. Problem is that at somepoint, I created a second one with my integrated with my facebook account. Is there anyway I can merge both or at least delet the other one and integrate this one with facebook?

Question by Yemerich    |  last reply

creating free itune account? Answered

can anyone help to get a free itune account I have a ipod and it is giving me licks to create an account I live outside USA please can some one help I tried looking at google for help can u help me please.

Question by troy yarde    |  last reply

my account won't logout .

Hello! the probleme is i wasn't logged in and i have accidentally created a new account with facebook and when i try to logout to log in my other account  nothing happen in the page but at the end of the link a # symbole appear so if can someone help it will be great a thank you

Topic by abiyadi    |  last reply

welcome to my new account!!!

Welcome to my new account!!! on this account there will be stuff that doesnt come under knex (if your looking for knex then go to slithien). im still doing knex but i normaly take breaks from it so i will be jumping around between the two accounts. this account will also have much more frequent posts because if i get bored of jokes i can do riddles or if i get bored of facts i can do somthing else. this channel will also have more contests but they wont be as big as my others. i will also star the impossible box who was created on my previous channel. thats all i have to say for this new account for now so im going to go post some of everything to start of this channel and then make o forum on my old account about this one. i will make a new profle picture for this account some time later. so of you go and explore a all new world of slithien!!!

Topic by slithien plus  

Cannot log in with Autodesk account

Hi The last two days I cannot log into Instructables with my Autodesk account It keeps popping up with this message: 403 Forbidden Request forbidden by administrative rules. I am on Win 8.1, Chrome. I tried different browsers and all have variations of the same error. I am able to log in with other accounts.

Topic by Quintussmit    |  last reply


Hey, I am superjustin18! Why have I been banned? Search my name and click on one of my posts. I get this:ERROR 404: No member: Superjustin18WHAT?!? I can't log in on or anything :(

Topic by MsPaintGradients    |  last reply

can't log into my account...

It wont let me log in. I know my username and pass are both correct... did I do something wrong or something?

Topic by laminterious2    |  last reply

Unable to login with Google account

Device - Moto e 2nd generation (Android 6.0) Browser - Chrome (version 54.0.2840.85) Opened site through below link. Tried to sign in through Google account. Gives an error which I have attached. Repeatedly occurs How many ever times I try. Link URL - Later also when I tried to sign in through my Google account from instructable main site also couldn't login. Yet another instance was when I tried to enroll for the led course.

Topic by DivyeshN    |  last reply

What happens to "grandfathered" accounts?

I have a quick question! I apparently had something akin to a "grandfathered" account here on Instructables. So even though I wasn't a Pro member, I could view all steps, add to favorites, download pdf, etc etc. I was gifted a one year pro membership, which I activated, but now I have the concern that if the membership expires, I'll lose all the abilities I had before. Will my "extra" features be removed if/when my pro membership expires? I already tried asking the person who sent the pro account code, but it's been over two weeks and I haven't heard back. Thanks for any assistance!

Topic by Batness    |  last reply

Missing Pro Account Status

1. Operating System: Windows 7 Professional SP 1 2. Browser: Google Chrome V 31.0.1650.63 m 3. URL of Occurrence: 4. Screen shots attached  5. Looking at comments or Profile doesn't show my "Pro" tag, viewing the pro-signup page doesn't give me a notice that I already am a pro member, and viewing the "Pro Membership" tab on my "You" page shows an error messages that says I am not pro and that I am  "USER IS NOT MARKED PRO! INVESTIGATE THIS!" I have a promocode Pro membership from robot that should not expire until March 2014. 

Topic by XaqFixx    |  last reply

my account Pro don't work !?

My account pro don't work. gagaoune  

Question by gagaoune    |  last reply

how do i delete my account

I wish to delete my instructables account

Question by Age_of_Gods    |  last reply



Question by DELETED_valley555    |  last reply

does anyone have a working minecraft account that they don't want?

I had an account that my cousin uses and it won't work so i need an account for minecraft and it has to work.

Question by snoo    |  last reply