Guest Action: Linking the Guest Account to Your kintone Account

If you are invited to a guest space while you have your own kintone license, you can link the guest account to your account.
After you link the accounts, you can use single sign-on and the inviter no longer needs to pay for the guest account that you are using.

Benefits of Linking Accounts

Linking accounts has the following benefits:

  • You can use single sign-on. That is, you can access an invited guest space from your licensed account for kintone without additional login procedures.

  • The inviter no longer needs to pay for the guest account that you are using.

    For details on licenses, see the descriptions about guest accounts and guest spaces (Japanese only). This page describes what benefits there are in having a Kintone license when you are invited to a guest space for other company.

  • Your licensed kintone account displays the number of unread To Me notifications that have been sent in a guest space of which you are a member. The number of unread To Me notifications sent in a guest space of which you are a member

Conditions for Linking Accounts

You can link a guest account to your kintone account if both of the following conditions are true:

  • You are invited to a guest space, or you have already joined a guest space as a guest (that is, you have a guest account).
  • You or your company has a kintone license (that is, you have your own kintone account).
    Note that trial accounts do not allow you to link guest accounts.

Procedure for Linking Accounts

There are two times when you can link accounts:

  • When you are invited to join a guest space
  • When you have already joined a guest space

Linking Accounts When You Are Invited to Join a Guest Space

During the procedure for joining a guest space you were invited to, you can select Use kintone Account to link accounts.
For details, see Guest Action: Joining the Invited Guest Space.

Linking Accounts When You Have Already Joined a Guest Space

You can also link accounts after you have completed the procedure for joining a guest space.

  1. Use the guest account to log in to the space you joined.
  2. Click Settings Gear icon in the upper right of the screen and then click Link Account. Image
  3. Complete the Enter your kintone domain name field and then click Link Account.
    If you do not know the URL, see Confirming the URL of kintone below. Image
  4. Log in to your company's kintone account.
    If you are already logged in, skip this step. Image

Confirming the URL of kintone

You can find your kintone URL by accessing your company's kintone and seeing the URL in the address bar of your browser.

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