Import my personal padlets to a Backpack account

Step 1: Log in to your Backpack account. Click on the three dot ellipsis button (...) found on the bottom left of your dashboard. There, you will see a drop-down menu that includes the option to import.

If you do not see the import button, make sure that you are logged into your backpack account. To ensure you are successfully logged in the Backpack subscription, the domain you see in your URL should end with and not

Step 2: On the next page, you will be prompted to log in to your basic account so enter credentials. Email addresses don't need to match.

Step 3: Choose the padlets you'd like to import and click Import

If you would require name attribution for posts when transferring the padlets, do ensure that the users are added to the Backpack account first. When you import your padlet, we match the email address of a poster to a Backpack member.

Author names may be anonymized if they have not beed added into the Backpack account. For posts to display the authors of posts, they must first be members of the Backpack account.

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