Account Collaborators

This feature requires Collaborators to be enabled on your account. Please check your account page if it already is. If not, change your plan or send us a message.

You can add any number of collaborators to work with you on your PatchKit projects. Collaborators are invited by e-mail with a designated role.

Adding a Collaborator

First, make sure that you’re logged with your root account or a collaborator with owner role. If you don’t have access to either, ask your account administrator to do it.

To add a collaborator, navigate to your Account page, switch to the Collaborators tab, then on Collaborators page click on New Collaborator button. On the form fill-in ** e-mail** address of the person you’d like to add as a collaborator and choose his/her role (see below). When done, submit the form by clicking on Add Collaborator button.

When done, a confirmation e-mail message is sent to the specified address. It contains a link pointing to the collaborator sign-in form. It’s different from the regular sign-in form since it requires to provide an Account ID, and it asks to create a new password on the first signing-in.

Collaborator Roles

Each collaborator can be assigned to one of the following roles:

Guest

  • Can browse through applications
  • Can download the launcher

Publisher

  • Everything that Guest can do
  • Can create new application versions
  • Can upload/import new version’s content
  • Can edit version’s label and changelog
  • Can publish a version

Maintainer

  • Everything that Publisher can do
  • Can create/remove applications
  • Can create/remove channels
  • Can change application properties (e.g., display name, author, banner image).
  • Can manage license keys

Owner

  • Everything that Maintainer can do
  • Can change billing information
  • Can display bills and invoices
  • Can change the subscription plan
  • Can manage account collaborators

Account ID

Account ID is a unique number to identify your root account along with collaborators. To sign in as a collaborator of your PatchKit account, one must know your Account ID, as good as be granted to access your account’s resources.

Where to find the Account ID?

Account ID is sent with a first collaborator invitation e-mail. Also, it can be found on the Account -> Collaborators page. Ask your collaborators to keep their invitation e-mail, bookmark sign-in URL or save Account ID somewhere safe because, without it, they won’t be able to sign-in.

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