My Profile

My Profile

Changing your profile settings

Users are in control of updating their own contact and login information, as well as some communication preferences. This is done through a section called My Profile, which is found by clicking on your username n the top right corner of Lightyear.



Let's have a look at the available options.


Personal Details



This is where a user can update their contact and login details. It's important to note that only a user may change their Personal Detail, an Admin can not change another users details.

Security Settings 2FA (2 Factor Authentication)



To enable an extra set of security, you can enable 2FA (2 Factor Authentication). 2FA allows for an extra level of security on your Lightyear Account by requiring a code to be sent to a verified mobile number when logging in. A deeper look at 2FA can be found in this article.

Upload Profile Picture

 
Here, users can upload a Profile Picture to display next to their Username.  This is a really cool feature that will help other users quickly and easily identify who has sent them Requests and Notes.

Communication Preferences



Users can opt in to receive marketing material from Lightyear, as well as activity notifications and email notifications for Approval requests. 
  1. Marketing notifications - Lightyear may occasionally send marketing communications related to Lightyear services and features.  Your details will not be shared with third parties
  2. Receive Email notifications - Select this option if you would like to receive an email notification each time someone assigns you a specific approval request.  You can then approve the relevant Bill from within your unique email link
  3. Activity Notifications - Activity notifications are sent daily, weekly or monthly. Emails will be sent at 3:00am AEST to Australian users, and 3:00am UTC to users in any other region.



The email will include a table, showing how many bills you have within each tab of the Approvals Workflow, with any Unread bills counted in Brackets. EG, if you see ' 3(1)' this means you have 4 bills in total in that specific tab, one of which is Unread.

Please note that if user is assigned to Departments, Notification Emails will only refer to bills within those departments.

Approval Proxy User



You can assign approval users from here as a proxy for an approver who may be on leave or otherwise not currently available. To do this, simply choose a Proxy User for your company from the corresponding drop-down list and click "Update Settings" to confirm these changes.










      

    Check out our
    to stay up to date

      • Related Articles

      • I've forgotten my password

        Don't worry, it happens to the best of us from time to time and it's super easy to fix. Just head to the Lightyear login page and follow the steps. Resetting your password Hit the "Forgot Your Password?" button and enter your email in the box ...
      • I didn't receive my Lightyear Invite, or my One Time Password (OTP)

        So you've been invited to join Lightyear? Exciting stuff! If you are having trouble getting the initial invite, or receiving the One Time Password (OTP) after registering, this article will help get you set up and using Lightyear in no time! I'm ...
      • Is my data secure ?

        Lightyear holds data security to the highest industry standards. We do so with our design of infrastructure, data encryption, ISO certification and additional security features within the Lightyear app. Read on below for more details.  Lightyear is a ...
      • Logging Into Lightyear for the First Time

        So you've been invited to join Lightyear... Congratulations! You will have received an invitation letting you know who has invited you and to which account you have been invited to.  Logging into Lightyear for the First Time When you're first added ...
      • How to set up 2 Factor Authentication

        2 Factor Authentication Your Lightyear account contains a lot of confidential and sensitive information. We have enabled businesses looking for increased security measures, with our 2 factor authentication functionality.  This can be enabled from the ...