Find out if you can create groups

Some members can become leads and create groups. To find out if you’re eligible, take a few steps on web or the Flip app. 

Important: If you already have a Flip account, to confirm your eligibility, use the email associated with your existing member account. For example, if you originally used Flip with a school email, use that email.

If you're an existing member

Desktop Mobile
  1. Go to
  2. At the top right, click Log in.
  3. After you’re logged in, at the left, click + Group.
    • You get a the option to either “Create a group” or “Join a group.”
  4. Click Create a group.
  5. In the “You might be eligible for more features” message, click Continue.
    • Tip: If you want check your eligibility to create groups at another time, close the window. You can click the “Create a group” option at any other time.
  6. Complete the steps for "Confirm your date of birth."
  7. Click Next.
  8. Review your options:

    If you're eligible

    • You will get the pop-up message “Create groups with your personal email”
      1. If you want to become a lead, click Create a new account.
        • If you want to come back to this option later, click Go back.
      2. Sign in with a personal email address associated with Google or Microsoft.
      3. In the "Signing out" message:
        • To create a group with your lead account: Click Continue. This lets you sign in with your new personal email.
        • To go back to your member account: Click Cancel.

    If you're not eligible

    • Important: Although you're not able to create groups yet, you might become eligible in the future.
      • To continue to join groups and create videos: Click Go to profile.
        You get the pop-up message “You’re using a [domain name] email address. Go to your profile to see your videos or join a group”

If you're a new user

Desktop Mobile
  1. Go to
  2. At the top right, click Sign up.
  3. Complete the steps for "Confirm your date of birth."
  4. Click Next.
  5. At the top right, click +Group.
  6. Review your options:

On the App

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