Member registration approval or website access issues occasionally occur for a number of obvious reasons, and are generally easy to fix.
If users are having problems with membership approval or logging into the website, one of the following is usually the cause:
If a new registrant has incorrectly typed in their email address, then the validation email cannot reach their inbox and the registration process will not be fulfilled.
To confirm the registrant has incorrectly entered their email address:
If the email address is incorrect, you have one of two choices:
If the member has not received an email from Brand Toolbox within 24hrs after registering, something has definitely gone wrong. The email may have been moved to their Spam/Junk mail folder.
Ask the registrant to check if the email is in the Spam folder. Inform them to flag the domain as a trusted sender, so the issue does not persist.
If the email is in the Spam folder, simply move it to the inbox and follow the prompts on the email to finalise registration. If the email still cannot be found, you have one of two choices:
The Brand Toolbox team will do everything it can to ensure your Brand Toolbox site is running smoothly. However, we cannot control a 3rd party member or supplier not receiving the email notifications from Brand Toolbox because of any Mail Server infrastructure restrictions they may have in place.
In these cases, the 3rd party member or supplier can ask their own IT department to investigate the issue and whitelist the Brand Toolbox domain to ensure the issue doesn’t occur again.
If the email has been blocked, the Administrator can manually approve the registrant by following the steps outlined on the Manually approving a registrant/member page.
If the member has previously been able to enter the website and has now forgotten their password, they can reset their password via the ‘Forgot password?’ link on the login page. Once requested, they will receive an email with a link to reset their password.
If the problem persists and the user does not receive the password reset email, the password can be reset manually by following these steps:
If the member’s account has expired, membership can be extended by manually following these steps: