Registration is free of charge and without obligation. In order to create a personal user account your contact data, a defined username, your e-mail address and a password are required. (User accounts also remain valid after expiration of a demo or full version and continue to be used for the follow-up subscription or for a full version.) The following rules must be adhered to:
To verify you r e-mail address (after creating a new customer account or change of e-mail address) click the link in the verification e-mail that's automaticly sent to you.
CONFIRMATION: If you have received this e- mail from us, please confirm the change by clicking on the link contained.
NOTE: If you did not receive our verification e-mail:
In order to access the material data, it is necessary that you are a user of an active subscription (full version or demo version).
To become a user of a subscription:
Through our online shop a free demo *) as well as fee-based full version can be ordered.
How to purchase a subscription:
If you are not yet logged in, you will be prompted to log in with your username and password. (A user account you can create as described at Registration.)
*) Only for companies / institutions / students with corporate/campus e-mail addresses
If you have forgotten your access password, you can overwrite this as follows:
(This is located at the bottom of the login page https://www.online.stahlschluessel.de/Login.aspx)
Please follow the instructions in the e-mail.
NOTE: Please note that the link only stays valid for 30 minutes.
If you want to modify your personal information, the language used or your password, you can do this in your profile (when logged in).
How to change your e-mail address:
Administrators of a subscription are able to invite users to a subscription or transfer users from other subscriptions assigned to them through Subscription - User administration
NOTE: Please note that this feature is only available to administrators of the subscription!
Optionally, it is possible to enter a message (note / information) for the invited user, which then will be displayed on the invitation e-mail.
NOTE: If you put a tick in the checkbox "invitation requires additional activation", you have to confirm a successfully accepted invitation again before the user can access the data. This is only recommended if a further security step is desired. In this case you will receive an indication that prompts you to release the invited user permanently after he accepted the invitation.
If a user administrator invites you to a membership, you will receive an invitation via e-mail.
How to accept the invitation:
IMPORTANT: Under certain circumstances your administrator has selected an additional activation. If you see the message: "Your membership has not been activated by the subscription owner" on the search results pages "search designation, search composition and search properties" , you have to wait for the activation of your administrator. (Before that, no access to the material data is possible.)
Your subscription has expired and you want to renew it (update) resp. you would like to extend a running subscription with regard to the number of users or the runtime period (upgrade)?
IMPORTANT: An update/modification of a subscription can only be carried out by the administrator of the subscription.
Please proceed as follows:
To hide or display the highlighting of the elements declared as conflict minerals, please proceed as follows:
IMPORTANT: If you have ordered a free activation, you will receive an e-mail after approval by us. (You will be unable to access this feature before.)
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