Accept an invitation to join a forum An invitation to join a forum is sent as an email message. The method that you use to accept an invitation depends on whether you are a registered community user. Before you beginRole required: none Procedure Open the email invitation and click Join Forum. If you are a registered and logged-in community user, the forum opens. If you are a registered community user but have not accepted the community Terms & Conditions, a message appears to accept the Terms & Conditions. The forum opens after you accept the Term & Conditions. If the login page appears, take one of the following actions: OptionDescription If you are a registered user and not logged in. Enter your login credentials to access the forum. If you are not a registered user. Click Sign Up on the login page. Enter your email address, a user name, and a password to create a community account. The system sends a verification email. Click the verification link in the email to confirm your credentials. Reopen the email invitation and click Join Forum. Forum membership is auto-approved and you are subscribed to the forum. Status changes to Leave Forum.