The new intent.com is currently only open to existing users. Please be patient, it will open to new users soon.
How do I sign in?
At the bottom of your page, next to “Welcome to intent” there is a sign in button that will lead you to our login page or you can click here SIGN IN.
How do I access my Profile Page?
When you are logged in, click on the “Your Profile” link on the bottom toolbar. You can also access your profile page from the homepage, by clicking the link in the orange box.
How do I change my e-mail address?
When you are logged in, go to your profile page. Go to “Edit Your Profile” (the hyperlink right underneath your profile photo) and click on “Account”. Change your e-mail address and click update.
How do I change my e-mail notifications settings?
When you are logged in, go to your profile page. Go to “Edit Your Profile” (the hyperlink right underneath your profile photo) and click on “Account”. Change your e-mail notifications settings and click update.
How do I change my username?
This feature is not yet available. As of now, the username you selected earlier is permanent.
How do I change my password?
This feature is not yet available. Sorry for any inconvenience.
How do I reset my password?
Go to the sign in page and click “Forgot password?”. It will take you to a password reset page where you will need to enter the e-mail address associated with the account.
How do I delete my account?
We are sorry to see you go. You currently cannot delete your account from your end but send us an email on firstname.lastname@example.org and we will delete it for you.
How do I change my Name/Website/Personal Statement/Location?
When you are logged in, go to your profile page. Go to “Edit Your Profile” and click on “Profile”. Make the changes you desire and click update.
What happened to my Profile Photo?
Unfortunately we were not able to transfer your existing photo. But since we would like you to start fresh on the new site, please upload a brand new one.
How do I change my Profile Photo?
When you are logged in, go to your profile page. Go to “Edit Your Profile” and click on “Profile”.
To change your profile photo, click on “Choose File” and locate the image on your computer that you wish to upload. Once it is selected click “Update” on the bottom of the page.
To remove your profile photo, select the “Clear” option and click “Update” on the bottom of the page. This will remove your photo.
Why does my Profile Photo look squashed?
If you uploaded a non-square profile photo, it is likely that the image will look slightly off. The way to fix this is by selecting a square photo of dimensions 160x160 or greater.
If you upload a portrait or landscape image, it is going to look squashed vertically or horizontally.
How do I share my intents on Facebook and Twitter?
If you want your intents to be automatically posted on your Facebook or Twitter page, go to your profile page and click “edit your profile” (make sure you are logged in). Once there, go to “Sharing” and click on the links to connect your Facebook and Twitter accounts. The next time you create an intent, make sure you check the box that says “Share your intent” and your intents will be posted on your Facebook and Twitter pages.
You can even share an intent after it has been set by simply going to the intent page and clicking the share button.
Using the Site
How do I create/set an intent?
To create an intent, first make sure you have joined intent.com and signed in. Then, click on the “Create an intent” button at the bottom of any page or on your profile. You can also adopt another member’s intent as your own (in the old site this was called “re-intent”). Enter the text of your intent in the form. Be as concise and clear as possible. This will help you and potential supporters keep what you really mean in mind.
Where are my old intents?
Intents from the old website have transferred to the new one, so you do not need to worry about losing them. We do however encourage you to edit your old intent and update the category, share extra information about it and add photos/videos.
How do I edit an intent?
If you want to change an intent after it has been set, just go to the intent and click “Edit intent”.
How do I add extra information to my intent?
Want to tell us more about your intent? Go to “Edit intent” and answer the questions: “why is this important” “how others can help” and “what is your inspiration”.
How do I support an intent?
There is no limit to the number of intents you can support. By supporting an intent, you help an individual or an organization continue to focus on making that positive change in themselves or in the world. Go to the intent and click on “Add your support.” You can also go to the feed and click the “support” link underneath the intent. You will be added to the list of supporters. Once you have supported an Intent, share it on Twitter or Facebook to gain even more support.
How do I add a category to my intent?
Go to “Edit intent” and select a category from the drop down menu. Click save changes and the category will be added/updated. The categories help people who are interested in creating positive change in find others who are interested in the same areas, such as Health or Parenting.
How do I reaffirm an intent?
Reaffirm your intent every day. Remind yourself of the importance of your intentions as you make progress towards fulfillment. You can reaffirm your by going to the intent page and clicking the “Reaffirm intent” button.
How do I fulfill an intent?
Congratulations! Once you fulfill an intent, please share with our community. You can fulfill your intent by going to the intent page and clicking the “Fulfill intent” button. Be proud. Fulfilling an intent is a wonderful event.
How do I adopt (formerly re-intent) an intent?
Go to the intent and click on the “Adopt” button. That opens up a window with the intent you want to adopt. You can edit it, change the category, add photos and videos and add why it is important to you. You can also adopt by going to the feed and clicking the “adopt” link underneath the intent.
How do I add/delete photos to an intent?
Go to “Edit intent” and scroll below until you see “Upload Image”. Choose the file you wish to add to your intent and click “Upload”. Once uploaded a thumbnail of the image will appear below with an “x” on the top left side. You can upload multiple images at the same time, just keep selecting the file and clicking upload until all the images are uploaded. Save changes after that and the images will appear on your intent.
If you wish to delete the image go back to “Edit intent,” scroll down and just click on the “x” next to the image you wish to delete. Save changes and the images will be removed from your intent.
How do I add/delete videos to an intent?
Go to “Edit intent” and scroll down. Paste the video url (for example “http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ou2T0ITHCSI”) and click “Upload”. Once uploaded a thumbnail of the video will appear below with an “x” on the top left side. You can upload multiple videos at the same time, just keep pasting the URL and clicking upload until all the videos are uploaded. Save changes after that and the videos will appear on your intent.
If you wish to delete the video go back to “Edit intent,” scroll down and just click on the “x” next to the video you wish to delete. Save changes and the videos will be removed from your intent.
How do I view my current intents?
Go to your profile page and scroll down until you see “your activity”. Click on “Current intents” tab to view them.
How do I view intents that I have supported?
Go to your profile page and scroll down until you see “your activity”. Click on the “Supported” tab to view all the intents you have supported.
How do I find similar intents?
Looking for similar intents? Go to the homepage and click on the category of your desire. If you are looking for something specific, click on the “search” button on the bottom toolbar and enter any keywords you wish to search for.
What happened to my followers/people I followed?
Unfortunately we were not able to transfer your existing network, so you will have to re-follow the people you are interested in. We apologize for the inconvenience.
How do I follow a person?
Like a fellow members intents? Go to their profile or click on one of their intents and click the “Follow” link.
How do I find a person?
Looking for a user? Unfortunately our search feature is still under construction and cannot help you find users just yet