Quick-Start Guide

Friendica Quick-Start Guide

  1. Choose a username and register an account at https://sendero.social. Your account handle will be username@sendero.social. If you do not receive a registration email, check your spam folder.

  2. Log in, and set a profile picture and whatever information you'd like to provide in your account profile.

  3. Connect to the support@sendero.social account, which is a forum for the community to raise any questions, issues, or suggest improvements for the site.

  4. To use the app on mobile: on iOS, visit the site and in your browser, click "Add to Home Screen." This will add an icon on your home screen that will function just like an app. On Android, you can do the same, or use the app Fedilab to access your account.

  5. Make some connections and invite interested friends or family to join! You are welcome to connect with the instance admin, mattp@sendero.social. You can also connect with anyone on other Friendica servers or other applications that are part of the Fediverse.

  6. Follow blogs! Most blogs and Wordpress sites have an RSS feed you can subscribe to. The feed URL will typically have the format http://example.com/feed/. On Friendica, enter this feed URL into the search bar, and then click "Follow" to see content in your feed.

  7. Explore the Help Page for details on other features and options available on the site.

PixelFed Quick-Start Guide

  1. Choose a username and register an account at https://pixel.sendero.social. Your account handle will be username@pixel.sendero.social. If you do not receive a registration email, check your spam folder.

  2. Log in, and set a profile picture and whatever information you'd like to provide in your account profile.

  3. To use the app on mobile: on iOS, visit the site and in your browser, click "Add to Home Screen." This will add a PixelFed icon on your home screen that will function just like an app. On Android, you can do the same, or use the app Fedilab to access your account. There will soon be PixelFed Apps available in the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, and on F-Droid.