Quick Start

Got your Okuna invitation? Awesome! Now what?
(Need an invite? Sign up here or hit up an existing member.)

  1. Come on in! Get the app and register.
  2. Tell everyone about you! Fill out your profile.
  3. Grab some great content for your timeline.
  4. Decide who sees what you share.
  5. Start posting!

Step 1: Come on in! Get the app and register.

For Android:

  • Click the Google Play link in your invitation email to download the Okuna app to your Android device.
  • After the Okuna app is installed on your device, go back to your invitation email.
  • To set up your Okuna account, copy the second link in your invitation email (Okuna social) and paste it into the signup form in the Okuna app.

For iOS:

  • Click the TestFlight link in your invitation email to download Testflight and the Okuna app to your iPhone or iPad. Don’t download TestFlight directly from the App Store. The special link in the email is customized to download Okuna.
  • After the Okuna app is installed on your device, go back to your invitation email.
  • To set up your Okuna account, copy the second link in your invitation email (okuna.social) and paste it into the signup form in the Okuna app.

Tip:
“I signed up and logged in, but I logged out and I forgot my username.” 
Use the app’s “forgot password?” feature. Enter your email and Okuna will send you your username.

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Step 2: Tell everyone about you! Fill out your profile.

Share a little about yourself on your profile page to help the community get to know you. Feel like changing your username? Go to your profile and click “Edit profile.” Enter the new username you want and click save.

Tip:
You can share for example, what you do in daily life, the Communities you
have created, your own personal website, your LinkedIn profile, or if you
are supporting Okuna as a Patron, et cetera.

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Step 3: Grab some great content for your timeline.

Find communities that match your interests in /c/communityfinder. Join /c/okuna for app updates, feedback, and chatter. Introduce yourself and find interesting people to follow in /c/introductions. Tap the “Search” tab to see trending posts. This is also a good place to find interesting people to follow.

Tip:
All communities can be found by clicking the community icon:in the
bottom area. From there you can view all existing communities.

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Step 4: Follow, connect, join a community.

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Different ways to connect on Okuna

Everyone’s social style is different. Okuna allows you to connect with other Okuna users in different ways. The types of connections you make will determine your options for post visibility (who will see the posts you share). Click for an explanation in infographic form on the image on the left.

Step 5: Start posting!

“I’m on my profile page but I don’t see a “post” button. How do I make a post?”

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Where to put your post: Find your audience

To make a post, go to your home screen (timeline) or to any community that you have joined. Then, choose how to share your post, depending on the audience you want to reach. Click for an explanation in infographic form on the image on the left.

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Do you want to support Okuna?

We’re happy and grateful if you want to help out! There are many ways you can help right now. Here are some ideas:

Have another question? Send us a message!

This info is also in the App menu under “Usefull links”.

Do you want to support Okuna?

We’re happy and grateful if you want to help out! There are many ways you can help right now. Here are some ideas:

Have another question? Send us a message!

This info is also in the App menu under “Usefull links”.