Settings

Click Settings on the Power.ME Toolbar to change the default settings.

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Selecting Your Power.ME View

To change Power.MEs default settings, click the Settings button on the Power.ME Toolbar (the button with the gear icon). Power.ME has two available views: Classic and Executive. All the functions of Power.ME remain essentially the same, but they are called by different names in the different views. The Project List in Classic view is the File Cabinet in Executive view; Classic projects are Executive drawers; Classic priority is Executive highlight. The order of the Home Menu is slightly different between the two views as well.

  • If you want to switch from Classic view to Executive view, find the Select Power.ME View field and click the drop-down arrow next to Executive.
  • Click Executive.
  • Either continue adjusting your settings or click Save (in the lower right corner of the settings window).

Displaying Completed Tasks

The Completed Tasks setting determines whether or not completed tasks will display in your regular task lists.

  • To show completed tasks in your regular task lists, click the Show option in the Completed Tasks field; to show completed tasks only in the Completed Tasks list, click Hide.
  • Either continue adjusting your settings or click Save (in the lower right corner of the Settings window).

Displaying the Overdue Badge

The Overdue Badge setting determines whether or not an icon displaying the current number of overdue items appears in the Due Date cell of the Home Menu.

  • To ensure this badge is not displayed, click the Hide option; to ensure it is displayed, click the Show option.
  • Either continue adjusting your settings or click Save (in the lower right corner of the Settings window).

Displaying the Urgent Priority Badge

The Urgent Priority Badge setting determines whether or not an icon displaying the current number of urgent-priority items appears in the Priority cell of the Home Menu.

  • To ensure the badge is not displayed, click the Hide option; to ensure it is displayed, click the Show option.
  • Either continue adjusting your settings or click Save (in the lower right corner of the Settings window).

Showing Tasks as In Progress

The Show Tasks as In Progress option determines what happens when you click the checkbox icon next to a task. If No is selected, clicking an items checkbox will mark is as complete. If Yes is selected, clicking an items checkbox once will mark it as in progress (a small circle will appear in the box). A second click will then mark it as complete.

  • To allow the in-progress click, click Yes; otherwise, click No.
  • Either continue adjusting your settings or click Save (in the lower right corner of the Settings window).

Sending Feedback to Power.ME

Your feedback can make Power.ME an even better tool to help you manage your life.

  • To send us your thoughts, click the Send feedback to Power.ME option in the Settings Window.
  • Your computer will open a web browser window and navigate to power.me/support .
  • In the Email Our Team portion of the webpage, enter your name, email address, topic of your question or comment, a subject line, and your message. Then fill out the validation question (its a simple math problem to ensure the emails we receive are from customers instead of computers).
  • Click the Send Message button at the bottom of the Email Our Team field.

Showing Power.ME Help

If something about Power.ME is giving you difficulty, you can access our Help features.

  • To access the Help features, click the Show Power.ME Help option in the Settings window.
  • Your computer will open a web browser window and navigate to power.me/support/user-guide/ .
  • Once youve found the main user guide page, click on the Web version.
  • Click on the problem topic and read through the available help.
  • If the user guide cant help you with the issue, either click the Send feedback to Power.ME option in your Power.ME settings or click the Support option from the menu bar at the top of the power.me webpage.
  • From the support page, you can call the Getting Started Hotline (the phone number is on the left side of the page under the Getting Started Hotline heading), or you can start an online chat with one of our representatives by clicking on the Live Help panel on the right side of the screen. (NOTE: Support is available Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Mountain Standard Time.)

Changing Your Password

  • Should you ever want to change your password, scroll to the bottom of the Settings window.
  • Click the Change Password option.
  • Type your old password in the first line.
  • Type your new password in the second line.
  • Retype your new password in the third line.
  • Click Submit (in the lower right corner of the Change Password window).
  • Either continue adjusting your settings or click Save (in the lower right corner of the Settings window).

Adding Alternate Email Accounts

You may choose to add any alternate email accounts you have to your Power.ME account so anything that gets shared or assigned to those accounts will automatically appear in your Power.ME.

  • To add an alternate email account, scroll to the bottom of the Settings window.
  • Click the Add Alternate Emails to My Account option.
  • Your computer will open a web browser window and navigate to a webpage where you can add email accounts.
  • Click the Email 2 field.
  • Type in your alternate email.
  • Click Add Email (to the right of the field where you typed your email).
  • A verification email will be sent to the alternate email account. Open your alternate email account and open the verification email.
  • Follow the instructions in the email to verify the alternate email address.
  • After youve verified the alternate address, you can close the web pages associated with adding or verifying your account and return to your Power.ME page.


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