How to Protect Your wikiHow Account

You are responsible for any edits made from your wikiHow account, whether they be good faith or bad faith, so it is important to protect it. This article offers a few suggestions.

Steps

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    Choose a secure password.
    • Store the first half of your password in a safe place, such as an old book.
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    • Store the second half of your password in a different place, such as behind a photo.
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    Use a shared email address, but don't share your computer.
    • Others may participate in a negative manner.
    • Even without your wikiHow account, your IP address could be blocked.
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    Remember to log out prior to leaving your computer.
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    Remember to not check the box that says "Remember Me." Checking that box keeps you logged in every time you visit wikiHow, even if you're not coming to edit. That means every time family member visits wikiHow, even if they are directed to wikiHow from Google, it will show up that you're logged in and they can access your talk page, profile, and other personal pages that you want to be left alone.

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