Account Settings

Learn how to adjust account settings, changing profile details, and more.

Creating account

Yes, it is free to create a Turning Hearts account. You can create your own personal profile or you can create a profile for your ancestor at no cost. If you want to purchase Turning Hearts Medallion, you will get a medallion which is connected to your profile via engraved QR Code.

Registration to our platform is really easy. Listed below are instructions how to create a Turning Hearts account:

  • Go to turningheartstoday.com/register
  • Enter your username to personalize your URL based on the username, enter email address, password, profile type (personal or ancestor), full name (first name and last name), nickname and gender.
  • Click the check box to acknowledge that you have read Turning Hearts privacy policy.
  • Click complete sign up.
  • You need to confirm your account through email address to finish and activate your Turning Hearts profile. 

To activate your account after registration, click the “activate” link in the email you received when you created the account.

Profile editing and updating details

You can edit personal details such as full name, nickname, and gender. To edit your personal details:

  • Click “Profile” at your profile page. (Also found from right top menu when logged in as “My Profile”.
  • Click “Edit.”
  • Click “Personal Details.”
  • Add or change the information you’d like to edit.
  • Make changes to the privacy of your information by selecting the current privacy setting (example: Public, Friends or Only me).
  • Click “Save”.

You can edit bio such as my story, places lived, languages spoken, and location of birth. To edit your bio:

  • Click “Profile” at your profile page. (Also found from right top menu when logged in as “My Profile”.
  • Click “Edit.”
  • Click “BIO.”
  • Add or change the information you’d like to edit.
  • Make changes to the privacy of your information by selecting the current privacy setting (example: Public, Friends or Only me).
  • Click “Save”.

You can edit family details such as family members and marriage. To edit your family details:

  • Click “Profile” at your profile page. (Also found from right top menu when logged in as “My Profile”.
  • Click “Edit.”
  • Click “Family.”
  • Add or change the information you’d like to edit.
  • You can place hyperlinks for your family members at Turning Hearts platform or to other websites.
  • Make changes to the privacy of your information by selecting the current privacy setting (example: Public, Friends or Only me).
  • Click “Save”.

You can edit military service details such as name of the branch, name of the unit, and honorable mentions. To edit your military service details:

  • Click “Profile” at your profile page. (Also found from right top menu when logged in as “My Profile”.
  • Click “Edit.”
  • Click “Military Service.”
  • Add or change the information you’d like to edit.
  • You can place hyperlinks about honorable mentions at military service to other websites.
  • Make changes to the privacy of your information by selecting the current privacy setting (example: Public, Friends or Only me).
  • Click “Save”.

You can edit education history with the following steps:

  • Click “Profile” at your profile page. (Also found from right top menu when logged in as “My Profile”.
  • Click “Edit.”
  • Click “Education.”
  • Add or change the information you’d like to edit.
  • Make changes to the privacy of your information by selecting the current privacy setting (example: Public, Friends or Only me).
  • Click “Save”.

You can edit worklife such as employment history with the following steps:

  • Click “Profile” at your profile page. (Also found from right top menu when logged in as “My Profile”.
  • Click “Edit.”
  • Click “Worklife.”
  • Add or change the information you’d like to edit.
  • Make changes to the privacy of your information by selecting the current privacy setting (example: Public, Friends or Only me).
  • Click “Save”.

You can edit your views such as religious and political views with the following steps:

  • Click “Profile” at your profile page. (Also found from right top menu when logged in as “My Profile”.
  • Click “Edit.”
  • Click “Views.”
  • Add or change the information you’d like to edit.
  • Make changes to the privacy of your information by selecting the current privacy setting (example: Public, Friends or Only me).
  • Click “Save”.

Adjusting profile picture and cover photo

To add a profile picture or change your current profile picture:

  • Click “Profile” at your profile page. (Also found from right top menu when logged in as “My Profile”.
  • Click “Change Profile Photo”.
  • Choose a photo.
  • Click “Upload photo”.
  • Click to crop your photo and click “Save”.

A cover photo is the larger photo at the top of your profile, above your profile picture. Like your profile picture, cover photos are public, which means anyone visiting your profile will be able to see them.

To add or change your cover photo:

  • Click “Profile” at your profile page. (Also found from right top menu when logged in as “My Profile”.
  • Click “Change Cover Image”.
  • Choose a image.
  • Click “Upload image”.
  • Click to crop your image and then click “Save”.

Sharing posts and updates at lifeline

To share something on lifeline follow these steps:

  • Click “Lifeline” at your profile page. (Also found from right top menu when logged in as “My Lifeline”.
  • Add a text update or click “Do you want to share something”.
  • You can also add a photos and videos.
  • Click the audience selector by the side to select who you’d like to share your post with.
  • Click “Share Update”.

To edit a post you’ve shared on Turning Hearts:

  • Go to your post.
  • Click in the top right, then click “Edit post”.
  • Make your changes.
  • Click the audience selector by the side to select who you’d like to share your post with.
  • Click “Save”.
  • Click “Lifeline” at your profile page. (Also found from right top menu when logged in as “My Lifeline”.
  • Find the post and click in the top right.
  • Select “Delete post” or “Hide from timeline” from the dropdown menu.
  • Hide from timeline: Removes the post from your lifeline.
  • Delete post: Removes the post from Turning Hearts entirely. Keep in mind that you can only delete posts that you have posted.

Note:

Registering account and using our platform is free - You only pay for the Turning Hearts Medallion if you decide to purchase it. We are currently shipping Medallions only to United States.

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