National Geographic Community

Why do I have to register using my real name?

At the time of registration, we ask members to enter their first and last name to identify themselves within t...

I'm having trouble signing in to my community account on NationalGeographic.com or Your Shot

I'm attempting to sign in to my Your Shot account or my NationalGeographic.com community account and I'm recei...

My location is shown as invalid when I try to register

As you type, suggested locations should appear in a drop-down list below the text box, but they often take a m...

How can I change the background photo on my profile?

Note: This article describes how to update your National Geographic community profile. For help updating the c...

How can I update my account information for my community profile?

If you are looking to change your subscription address, please visit the National Geographic magazine subscrip...

How do I change my profile photo?

You can change your avatar from your Settings: Public Profile page. To access your profile settings, click you...

How can I link my social media accounts and personal website on my profile?

Members can use the Profile Settings page to add links on their profiles to their pages on social media sites ...

Account Settings: Changing my location

To change your location, make sure you're logged in, then go to http://members.nationalgeographic.com/settings...

How do I delete my account?

We would hate to see you go, but we can help you close your account. Remember, if you delete your account you ...

How do I know if someone is following me?

Go to their profile, and check under the Follow/Unfollow button. If that user follows you, you'll see small gr...