BIMcollab Space account

BIMcollab Space account

In the BIMcollab ecosystem, there are two different kinds of accounts.
  1. Your BIMcollab ID
    An overarching, personal account, which contains your personal information. For more information, consult the article My BIMcollab ID.
  2. Space account
    An account specific to the private BIMcollab space you have been added to.

Space account

A Space account is specific to the private BIMcollab Nexus space you are added to.
The information in this account consists of your name and initials, and can be edited by both; you and the administrator of your space. This information is owned by the space administrator. Only the language setting is personal to you.
You will have a separate Space account for every private space you are a part of, so the information can differ across spaces.

This account is created for you when:
  1. You are added to a private BIMcollab Nexus space
The infographic below shows the differences between Space accounts and your BIMcollab ID.

Access information of your space account

  1. Open the private space in a web browser
  2. Click on your avatar, and choose 'My account'

My space account

Contains your space account information.
You are also able to see your Role within the space (Administrator or user) and the user rights you have within the private space.


Change your avatar here. You can upload an image file of 1MB max.
This avatar will show up in the history of the issues when you have created or made changes to issues.


The administrator of your space can choose the security level of your space.
If the two factor authentication is set to 'Individual choice' in the admin panel of the space, you can choose to activate the Two factor authentication in your space account.

More information on the two factor authentication can be found here.

How a space administrator can edit users' Space account information

  1. Open the private space in a web browser
  2. Go to the admin page
  3. On the Users tab, click on the user
  4. Open the edit dialog via the 'Edit user' button at the right top

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