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To join Communities, you need to have a Bentley user profile AND a Communities screen name -- both are free and take very little time to set up.
First, go to http://communities.bentley.com/ and click the "sign-in avatar" towards the upper right corner of the page.
If you already have a Bentley User Profile, skip to Step 2, otherwise click on the "Sign Up Now!" link.
A simple form will then be presented -- fill-in the information requested and then click "Submit". Then, follow the instructions to verify and complete the Bentley User Profile creation.
Step 2Complete the connection
Once you have a Bentley User Profile, you then need to create a Communities screen name. You can do this by doing the following:
Then, at your earliest convenience, close ALL *.Bentley.com sessions in all Web browsers on your computer. Once that is done, you should be able to sign in to Bentley Communities.
You only have to do each of the above steps one time. From then on, simply click on the "sign-in avatar" and enter your username and password that you entered for your Bentley User Profile and you can then use Bentley Communities.
NOTE: If you attempt to sign-in to Bentley Communities and keep getting the "sign-in avatar" or you get a "redirect loop" message, check to see if your Bentley Communities screen name is blank in Step 2 above. If it is, follow the steps there to create your Communities screen name.
After you have successfully signed in, you can navigate to one of various working areas and begin engaging with other Communities members.
If you encounter account issues, please let us know through the contact us form. Include any messages or errors you are getting.