How It Works

Create an account: To create an account, download the app from the Google play store or Apple store. After download, tap on the sign up button, enter your email address, password and full name.You have to choose an account type (personal account or a business account). You can also sign up using Facebook.

Once your account has been created, you will be able to sign in to the MelaninPeople app. You can log in via email or Facebook.

From the sign in page, click on forgot password, and enter your email address. Instructions on how to reset your password will be sent to your email.

To update your account, make sure you are on your profile account. In your profile, click on the edit icon ( in between the settings and the share icon). This will open the “edit profile” page and you can make changes to your profile. Once you are satisfied with the changes made, click on “update” at the top right hand corner of the page.

Click on the settings icon on your profile, under privacy, toggle the radio button in front of “private account” from gray to green. Your account will become private.

Activity status will allow other users to see if you are currently online. Your status will show as online or active now.

From your profile page, click on the share icon and you will be able to share externally with your friends and community on all social media platforms.

From your profile page, click on the edit icon and you will be able to add your social media profiles by adding your social media iD using the provided social media placeholders.

From your profile page, click on the edit icon. This will open the edit profile page. Click on the “change profile photo” button and upload a new photo.

Click on the + icon on the menu tab at the bottom of the page to open the “new content” page. Here you can add a photo or video, text, include tags and add a product that you would like to sell in the community. The “sell product” toggle button is available only on business profiles to add products to the news feed.

From the menu tab at the top right hand corner of the page, tap the menu tab and then select “marketplace”