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Add registered users to User Groups

AppMachine's "Lock" block offers a "User Groups" feature that allows you to create groups of registered users that can be granted access to specific blocks. To create a user group, follow the steps below:

Create a New User Group

  1. Open your app and click on the "Users" section in the left vertical menu. 
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  2. Click on the "Groups" tab. This is where you will be creating your User Groups.
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  3. Click on the blue "Create New Group" button.
  4. Give your new group a name. Click "Save."
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Assign a registered user to a User Group

  1. Open your app and click on the "Users" section in the left vertical menu. 
  2. Click on the "Users" tab. 
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  3. Select the user you would like to assign to a User Group. 
  4. Click on the "Groups" tab. This area shows the groups this user is a member of and allows you to assign the user to more groups.
  5. Click on the blue "Assign to a group" button.
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  6. Select the appropriate group from the dropdown menu. In this case we've chosen "Sales Team."
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  7. Repeat steps 5 and 6 to assign the user to multiple groups. 

Use User Groups in the "Lock" block

  1. Add a Lock block to the app and select the "User Groups" option. 
  2. In the Lock block's "Settings" tab, select the groups from the multi-select dropdown menu that should have access to the block. 
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  3. Follow the steps above in the "Assign a registered user to a User Group" to make sure all users who need access can open the locked block. 
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