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Your Currents profile consists of information about you (such as your name and job title), posts you’ve made to Currents, and more to help people know who you are and what your interests are.

In most cases, your administrator will have already created a profile for you. If they haven't, you can create your own profile. If you can't access Currents, contact your administrator.

Note: If you don’t have access to Currents, your administrator might not have enabled it for your organization.

In this section, you learn how to:

Create a profile


  1. Go to Currents.
  2. Sign in to your Google Workspace account. Sign in using your work account (does not end in
  3. Click Create profile.
Make a profile to join the service

Update your profile


  1. From the main menu, click Profile.
  2. Click Edit Profile.
  3. Choose an option:
    • Select the communities you want to show on your profile page.
    • Click Camera Add photos to change your profile.
    • Click Information About Google+ to change your personal information.
  4. Click Save.

Change details to display, such as communities and profile pic

Update your personal information


  1. From the main menu, click Profile.
  2. Click your profile name, or click About. You can also go to
  3. Click the section you want to update and make your changes.

    Note: Some information can't be changed.

Edit profile details, but not organization info

Change your settings


Control who can comment on your posts, when to get notifications, and more.

  1. From the main menu, at the bottom, click Settings.
  2. Change any settings.

Changes automatically update and save, unless confirmation is required.

Update general settings
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