Add a Personal Email Address to Your LinkedIn Account

Your LinkedIn account is yours to keep for as long as you like even after you've graduated. However, to make sure you keep your access working after you've left Trent it is strongly recommended you add a personal email address to your LinkedIn profile as an alternate login option (in addition to the Trent U address you may have set already). Follow the steps below to add a personal email address to your LinkedIn.

Go to your LinkedIn home page.

Click the Me drop-down to open your profile settings.

linkedin home page

Under Account, click Settings & Privacy.

linkedin profile settings menu

Click the Account tab then Login and security.

linkedin profile login and security selection

Under Login & security click Email addresses.

linkedin profile select email address option

Click Add email address.

linkedin profile email address settings dialogue

Enter your personal address and click Send verification.

linkedin profile email send verification prompt

Enter your LinkedIn password to complete the change and click Done.

prompt for linkedin password

Access you personal email and open the LinkedIn verification message to verify the address you entered above.

Eligibility

  • Students
  • Staff
  • Faculty

Service category

  • Accounts & Access
  • Teaching & Learning Tools

Last updated

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 - 15:27