Sortsy has 2 different types of accounts:
All users (Business and General) follow the same initial registration process. On completion, a general user can change their account to a business user by either adding a new business or by accepting an invite from the business profile owner on Sortsy.
You can register with Sortsy using your favourite social network. To register using Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or Google:
Q. When I try to login to Sortsy I get a message saying that I need to verify my email, what does this mean?
A. During the registration process for Sortsy you are required to verify your email address. We sent you an email with a link which must be clicked to confirm you are the rightful owner of the email. Occasionally the confirmation email will go into your Spam folder or Clutter folder. Please check your emails and click on the verification link. If you are unable to locate the email, please contact Sortsy Technical Support Team.
Q. What information is stored on Sortsy when I register using a social network?
A. When you register on Sortsy using a social network interface we exchange secure information (using OAuth) which allows us to view information which you permit to create a a profile on Sortsy for you. during that secure exchange of information, we retain the following information, all of which you can edit, to build your account:
1: Forename Your first name, used to create a username, annotate your forename and produce a dummy email
2: Surname Your first name, used to create a username, annotate your forename and produce a dummy email
3: ID A unique identifier (typically a mixture of random numbers, letters and characters) used to identify you when accessing Sortsy in the future
4: Secure session ID (x2) 2 unique codes that allows you to sign in to Sortsy whenever you wish using your favorite social network. Note this is renewed every time you sign in to Sortsy to ensure your account is secure.
NOTE: We do not use your default social media email address. You can add this to your account or add a separate email once registered, see 'Setup my account after Registering via Social Media' in
Q. I have just registered using Facebook/Twitter/LinkedIn/Google, what should I do now?
During the social network registration process, we automatically create default information for your profile. You can leave these defaults as they are but you should edit the information if you want to make full use of the application(s) and tools at Sortsy. We suggest you check and edit the following information (found in your Profile under 'General Account Settings')
1: Password - Create a Password that allows you to login directly to Sortsy
2: Username - We created a default Username for you but you change this to one you prefer. Note you will need your username and password above if you want to sign in to Sortsy directly (without using social media log in)
3: Name - We migrated your Forename and Surname during registration but we suggest you confirm they are correct
4: Contact - We created a dummy email for you, we recommend you update this to your actual email so that you can send yourself reports / calculations and receive any update notifications (see Notifications below)
5: Location - Specify the default location that we should use in Sortsy applications and calculations
9: Notifications - Initially set so that you don't receive any notifications from us (other than technical updates). Change these to reflect how and when you would like us to contact you.
Q. Can I register on Sortsy using my Facebook Profile? (or other socail network)
A. Yes, the registration process for Sortsy allows you to register by using your Facebook Login details and other supported social networks This example explains the procedure for Facebook users of Sortsy but the process is very similar for the majority of social networks. You can sign in to Sortsy by following the instructions below.
1: Click on 'Log On',
2: When the log in window appear, click on the Facebook icon.
3: A popup window will appear where:
3a: [If you are logged in to Facebook] you will be asked to confirm you allow Sortsy to use your Facebook details to create a profile on Sortsy
3b: [If you are not logged in to Facebook] you will be asked to sign in to Facebook. Once you have signed in, you will be asked to confirm you allow Sortsy to use your Facebook details to create a profile on Sortsy
4: Once you have granted access for https://www.sortsy.uk, the popup window will disappear, your profile will be automatically generated and you will be automatically logged in to your new account.
5: Once logged in, we recommend that you follow the advice above 'Setup my account after Registering via Social Media' go to your profile page and choose your own username (we automatically created one for you during the account setup process)