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Require email confirmation for a user registration

When a user registers for a Backendless app, it is quite common to make sure he provided a valid email address. Typically this is done by sending a URL to the user's email address and ask him to follow the link. Once the link is opened in a browser, it serves as a confirmation of a valid email address. This is rather standard functionality of an application's backend. 

Backendless makes it very easy to configure this behavior for any application powered by Backendless platform. 

To configure e-mail confirmations for an app:

  1. Login to Backendless console, select an app and click the Users icon.
  2. Click the Registration menu.
  3. Locate the Require Email Confirmation section and switch it to ON. Once enabled, Backendless will send an email to the users who register to use the app. The e-mail contains a link which the user must click to confirm his e-mail address. When the e-mail confirmation is turned on, newly registered users cannot login until they confirm their e-mail address.

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