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This area enables you to adapt your existing account to your needs.
Here you can edit your user data: first name, last name, email address, display language.
From version 4.2.0 you can, if activated in the system configuration (options: blocked/optional/required), increase security by activating two-factor authentication for your access.
Mail notifications¶If the E-Mail notifications option is activated in the system configuration, you will receive notifications about events that occur in the projects to which you belong (problem added or edited, new document, ...).
Here you can set the events about which you want to be notified by email:
For all events in all my projects
Only for tasks that I observe or work on
- Collaboration includes the author who created the ticket and the person responsible to whom the ticket is assigned
Only for tasks I'm responsible for
Only for tasks that I have created
From version 4.2.0 you can choose whether you only want to receive notifications with high importance and thus filter out changes with low priority.
You can also tick that you do not want to be notified of your own changes.
You can store additional addresses to which notifications will be sent. To do this, click on the link
In a window you can enter the other addresses, delete them and deactivate / activate the notifications.
Preferences¶Personal settings for display in Redmine.
- Do not show email address: Hides the email address in the profile page so that other users cannot see it.
- Time zone: Here you can select a time zone that differs from the default setting in Redmine. The time zone controls the display of the date and time.
- Show comments: Controls the chronological sorting of comments.
- Warn before leaving a page with unsecured text in the editor: Security setting against data loss.
- Font for text areas: Here you can force a predefined proportional or non-proportional font instead of the standard font.
- Number of recently used projects in the project jump box: Here you can specify how many of your recently used projects are shown above the standard list. Default is 3.
- Standard tab for ticket history: The detailed contents of the tickets are divided into tabs, here you can specify which tab should be opened when a ticket is called up. The default is notes.
- Languages for code highlighting, editor S toolbar: Specifies which programming languages are to be recognized and parsed accordingly. Default:
To change your password, click on "My account" page and then type your old password and your new password twice. Password length must be 8 characters or more (the admin can change the minimum length. See RedmineSettings).
If your account uses an external authentication mean (LDAP), you can't change your password in Redmine.
If you forget your password, this procedure lets you choose a new one.
On the login screen, click on Lost password. Enter your email address and submit the form. An email is then sent to you. It contains a link that allows you to change your password.
Note that this functionality can be disabled by the administrator (see RedmineSettings). Also, if your account uses an external authentication mean (LDAP), this procedure isn't available.
By registering, you can get an account without the intervention of the administrator.
In the upper right corner of the login screen, click on Register. Fill the form and submit it. An email will be sent to you. To activate your account, use the link that is contained in this email. See Register for more details.
Note that this functionality can be disabled by the administrator.