Follow these simple steps to get your Mentimeter account:

  1. Go to (opens in a new tab).
  2. Select either ‘Sign up’ or ‘Get started, it’s free’. These will both take you to the sign-up page.

    Mentimeter homepage. The buttons 'Sign up' and 'Get started, it's free' are labelled as Step 2.
  3. Scroll down and select ‘Sign up with SSO’.

    Mentimeter account sign-up. At the bottom of the image there is a blue link that reads 'Sign up with SSO'.
  4. In the ‘organization name’ box that appears, type ‘University of Manchester’ and select ‘Continue’.

    Please note: Adding ‘The’ at the start (ie ‘The University of Manchester’) will not work.

    Text entry field with the words 'University of Manchester' typed in.
  5. You’re in. Now all that’s left is to add your name to your account (at the moment this doesn’t carry across with SSO login, and you need your name on your account to access Mentimeter Academy).

    To do this:

    a) select your initials in the top-right corner of your homepage (opens in a new tab)
    b) click ‘Settings’.

    Close-up of profile icon (labelled as Step 5a) and drop-down menu with 'Settings' labelled as Step 5b.
  6. Under ‘Account settings’, click the down arrow next to ‘Name & image’.
  7. Enter your name in the text entry field.
  8. Click ‘Save name’.

    Account settings in Mentimeter.

Now you’re ready to start learning how to use Mentimeter.