WHAT IS A GUEST AND PREMIUM MEMBER?
Once you register, you are considered a Guest. Guests can create a profile and enjoy the Trial Membership which includes Searching and Viewing Profiles but Chat, Emails and uploading Videos require a Subscription. Also, there is no expiration with Trial Memberships.
IMPORTANT: The Username you choose can’t be changed. Be creative and choose wisely!
WHAT ARE THE MEMBERSHIP PLANS AND THEIR COST?
There are Four Plans to choose from and can be purchased through the Upgrade Account tab under Settings:
Trial Members can create a Profile, Upload Pictures and Videos but cannot Message, Chat or use Forums.
Premium Members have access to the following features regardless of the plan they select:
Send/Accept Friend Requests
Search Functions (Basic, Advanced, Zip Code, Distance)
THERE ARE TWO MENUS… ON THE LEFT AND RIGHT AFTER LOGIN:
Home Page – The area you are directed to when you first login…
On the Left Side under is…
There is a menu bar below a User’s Profile picture which combines the Most Used…
…and on the Upper Right in Dropdown…
A Member can add the User as a “Friend” by clicking .
… and “Follow” by clicking .
Located on the Home page is a box for updating your status:
The feature allows you to share your online availability, links, pictures, thoughts, and other information. It is like a Facebook status update.
Your status will show your Membership Level when you log in:
TO EDIT PROFILE…
Edit Profile – This lets you edit your profile and upload a default photo. A profile picture of yourself is REQUIRED. YOU CAN’T BYPASS THIS STEP! A frontal shot of your face is a must. Objects, characters, animals, flowers, scenery or memes of any kind are NOT ACCEPTABLE as a profile photo. Please be aware that your account WILL BE BLOCKED or DELETED if you do not comply. If you don’t have a nice photo of yourself, take one or have someone do it for you! Don’t forget to smile!
All drop down and multiple-choice questions must be completed except for city and zip code in your profile. Providing your city and Zip Code will enable members to find you in searches. If you do not want to share this information, keep in mind that you will not be located by users looking in your area.
All of the Profile “essay” Questions must be answered as well!
Edit Current Location – This is very important when completing your profile. This tab is located under Edit Profile.
To view other Member’s photos..
…Click on in the Menu below a Member’s Profile Picture:
WHAT IS CONNECTIONS?
This allows Members to make connections with one another and focus on those they care about most.
WHAT IS MESSAGES?
On the upper right corner you will see …
WHAT IS NOTIFICATIONS?
On the upper right corner you will see …
This notifies Members of any Activity they are involved with such as Chat, Messages, Forums, etc.
WHAT DOES “PUBLIC” MEAN UNDER SETTINGS AS TO WHO CAN SEE ACTIVITY??
“Public” is everyone but “Private” is only .
WHAT IS SEARCH AND HOW DOES IT WORK?
Basic Search – Members can be found with a Username. This is the only search where this is possible.
Advanced Search – Extend the search function by seeking for specific things in a profile. Keep in mind that when using this feature you can only select multiple options from each category and options across categories.
For example, you can select to search for a user who is looking for “Marriage Minded” OR “Potential Courtship” OR “Blended Family”. This is how the search functions for any selection WITHIN a category.
Like-wise if you search across categories, the search engine performs the following: Looking for is “Marriage Minded” AND Marital Status is “Single – Never Married”. This is how the search functions for selections ACROSS categories.
You can combine these to search for multiple selections within a category and selections across categories:
Example: Looking for is “Marriage Minded” OR “Potential Courtship” AND Marital Status is “Single – Never Married”
Zip Code Search – Search for profiles from any number of miles from a given zip code.
Distance Search – Locate members using miles or kilometers.
Near Me Search – Members found in your area.
Saved Searches – Save your searches by name so you can access them quickly.
WHAT ARE Account Settings?
That allows Members to control these options…
Account – Change your email address and your password here.
Blocked – These are profiles that you have blocked from contacting you. You can block a user from their profile and report them as well.
Privacy – This is where you set who can contact you.
IMPORTANT: Check your Contact Permissions at the bottom of the Privacy page. Make sure they are checked off. This will ensure that you receive private messages from the gender specified.
Upgrade Account – Upgrade your account to premium membership to get access to features like Message and Chat. You can filter these results as well.
WHAT IS Email Invites?
This allows Members to send customized email invitations to non-members to join SovereignGraceSingles.com…