Video Tutorial: How to Create a Patch Account

We show readers how to sign up for a Patch account.

Membership has its privileges and by creating an account on Patch, users will have access to do an incredible amount of cool things on the site. If you're already signed up, thank you! And we look forward to hearing from you.

This tutorial, courtesy of our friends at Dixon Patch, shows users how to create an account, activate the account and log in. Once you create an account on Patch, you will be dialed in to all its wonderful features.

Becoming a user of Patch will allow you to:

  • Comment on stories
  • Upload photos or videos directly to the stories
  • Post announcements for just about anything you can think of
  • Post events to let the community know about it
  • Post free classified ads
  • Post comments on our shout wall for everyone to see
  • Ask or answer a question in our Q&A feature
  • Send a news tip that goes directly to the local editor
  • Claim a business listing as your own
  • Review restaurants or businesses
  • Access future features that are introduced on the Patch
  • Click here for more information on what you can do on Patch


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