Managing your Compass account

Managing your Compass account
Managing your
Compass account
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Introduction
This presentation has been created to familiarise you with two actions you will need to perform
on your Compass account from time to time: changing a memorable word and changing a
password. It will also show you how to reset a forgotten memorable word/password, and what to
do if you have forgotten your username.
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What do you want to do?
Please select one of the four options below.
Change memorable
word
Change password
Forgotten memorable
word / password
Username reminder
Changing your memorable word
If you need to change the
memorable word you use to log in
to your Compass account; you can
do this using the ‘change
memorable word’ link at the bottom
of the login screen. Click the
highlighted link below to
continue.
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Changing your memorable word
You will be redirected to this
screen. To change your
memorable word you must firstly
enter your username, password
and current memorable word.
Once these have been entered you
can then create your new
memorable word. Click next to
continue.
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Changing your memorable word
The new memorable word has to
match these security requirements:
• be more than 8 characters,
• contain a number,
• have a combination of upper
and lower case characters.
An error message will appear if
any of the details entered are not
correct, the new memorable words
do not match or if it does not meet
the security requirements. If the
new memorable word has been
accepted, you will be returned to
the login page. Click next to
continue.
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Changing your memorable word
You will not be able to change your memorable word through this screen if you have forgotten
your current password or memorable word.
For further information how to reset your memorable word if you have forgotten these details,
please see the section of this presentation which deals with that topic. Alternatively, read the
help screen titled Forgotten Password or Memorable Word.
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Change password
If you need to change the
password you use to log in to your
Compass account, you can do this
using the ‘Change Password’ link
at the bottom of the login screen.
Click the highlighted link below
to continue.
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Change password
You will be redirected to this
screen. In order to change your
password, you have to enter your
username and current password.
Click to continue.
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Change password
The new password has to:
• be more than 8 characters,
• contain a number,
• have a combination of upper
and lower case characters.
Re-enter the new password in the
verify password field to continue. If
the new password has been
accepted, you will be returned to
the login page. An error message
will appear if any of the details are
incorrect, the new passwords do
not match or they do not meet the
security requirements. Click next
to continue.
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Change password
You will not be able to change your password through this screen if you have forgotten your
current password.
For further information on how to reset your password if you have forgotten your current one,
please see the section of this presentation which deals with that topic. Alternatively, read the
help screen titled Forgotten Password or Memorable Word.
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Forgotten password/memorable word
If you have forgotten your password or
memorable word you can manually
reset this yourself using the link at the
bottom of the initial login screen. Click
the highlighted link below to
continue.
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Forgotten password/memorable word
You will then be taken to this page,
where you are asked to enter your
username and the text displayed in the
box. Click next to continue.
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Forgotten password/memorable word
Once submitted you will receive an
email (similar to the one shown) in
which you must use the link within the
email to action the change to your
password or memorable word. Click
next to continue.
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Forgotten password/memorable word
The link contained in the email will
redirect you to an internet page. On this
screen you must first select which item
you would like to reset (password /
memorable word). Click next to
continue.
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Forgotten password/memorable word
Upon clicking the Next button you will
be directed to a page where you must
answer the security question that you
selected/set during the initial account
registration process. Click next to
continue.
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Forgotten password/memorable word
If the question is correctly answered
you will be directed to the screen where
you can then enter your new password
or memorable word. If you have
selected password on the first screen
you will be prompted to enter a new
password and confirm it. Click next to
continue.
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Forgotten password/memorable word
If you have selected memorable word
on the first screen you will be prompted
to enter your new memorable word and
to confirm the new memorable word as
shown. If any of the credentials are
incorrect, an error message will be
displayed to you and you will be
required to re-enter your details
correctly. Click next to continue.
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Forgotten password/memorable word
When you click reset, the password/memorable word will be checked to see if they match, and
that they conform to the security requirements. If all details are entered correctly, your password
or memorable word will be updated and a message will display confirming it has been changed.
If they do not match, an error message will appear and amendments will need to be made.
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Username reminder
You can find out who you need to
contact if you have forgotten your
username by clicking on the link at the
bottom of the login page. Click the
highlighted link below to continue.
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Username reminder
For example if a Commissioner user
has been blocked they will need to
contact their local Compass
administrator who will be required to
unblock their account. Click next to
continue.
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Forgotten password/memorable word
Please note that the contact details for each user type are different, so ensure you’re using the
right ones if you have forgotten your username.
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