The main account settings tab allows you to change the general information about your Academia account. To get there, click your profile photo in the top right-hand corner, then select "Account Settings."
There are four sections on this page:
The Display Name you enter here will appear on your profile and next to any papers you have co-authored. Please be aware that you can currently only enter single initials (no periods) in the middle initial field. You can also change this information by editing your profile.
The Other Names section allows you to add or remove additional names you would like us to include when searching for Mentions of your name.
If you would like to use an email address and password to log in, you can set and change that information here.
The first part of your profile URL (http://team.academia.edu/Hannah42) is controlled by your institutional affiliation.
The second part of your profile URL (http://team.academia.edu/Hannah42) is controlled here. For example, if you would like your profile URL to be http://school.academia.edu/JQSmith, instead of http://school.academia.edu/JohnSmith40, you can change it here.
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