Create a Thinglink Account

What is Thinglink?

Thinglink is an online tool that offers resources to digitally annotate either still or 360/VR images. Virtual Tours can also be constructed and annotated with text, media, and other types of content.

Free accounts on Thinglink are a 60 day trial - to upgrade a Thinglink account is it $60 for a year.

Create a Teacher Account

Go to Thinglink and click on Log In.

In the next window, click on Sign up for free. Enter your St. Olaf Email into the Email text box and create a password - do not click the Google button. 

Click Create Account.

In the next window, select the option for Education.

In order to maintain full sharing on the free account, create it as a "free teacher" or "free professor" account. You do not need to be a professor in order to create a free professor account.

  • Enter your name in the field
  • Make sure Educator is selected
  • Enter St Olaf College for the school name
  • In the Education Sector > select Higher-Edu Professor

Click Finish.

It may automatically open to a test project - click Done and click out of the image (X on the top right of the screen) to exit the tutorial.


Article ID: 138636
Wed 10/13/21 9:08 AM
Tue 4/9/24 10:36 AM