Read theFAQguide to get familiar with the HP Community
4 points, one time
Change yourprofile avatar. Your avatar is the image that represents you in the community.
4 points, one time only
Reach level 11 within 1 year or 1.5 years
1000/500 points, one time only
TBD - Expert loyalty points for years of service or program activities (tech briefing or meetup/event attendance, helping out on special projects/challenges, etc.)
How many levels are there?
There are 25 rank levels in the HP Community. As a newly registered member you will start on the Rank level “New Member”. The only way is up from here!
The easiest way to rank up is to visit regularly and stay active, adding value where you can.
What additional capabilities and privileges can I earn?
As a new member, you will start with basic community access.
Higher ranks unlock special privileges and capabilities like the opportunity to further customize your account, write knowledge base articles, get (self) nominated to the HP Expert program, access to private boards, and more.
Welcome! As a new member you get basic community capabilities to help you explore and engage with other members.
Post questions and replies
Mark topics with “I have the same question”
Subscribe to topics you’d like to follow
Give kudos to other member’s post or mark an answer to your question as solved to show your appreciation
Personalize your profile with an avatar (4 points) from our community collection
Add tags to posts
Upload images and/or external videos as part of your post
Great job! You have unlocked additional capabilities. From now on you can
Mention other members in posts. With @Mentions, you can call out specific users in your posts and invite them to join the conversation.
Personalize your profile and upload an image as your avatar. You may also use an externally hosted avatar image.
Upload file attachments with a post
You’re on a roll! A special capability awaits you and helps you progress through the next levels faster.
Create Knowledge base articles to share your valuable tips, tricks, and solutions for HP Products.
After you reach level 8 you have an opportunity to get nominated for the HP Expert Program offering exclusive privileges such as access to a private area to connect with fellow experts and HP Employees.
Can’t wait? Learn about the HP Expert program and self-nomination here.
Congratulations! We’re giving you extra points If you reached this level within 1 year or 1.5 years.
1000 or 500 bonus points for reaching level 11 within 1 or 1.5 years.
You’ve Arrived! At these levels you can be invited to be part of the HP Expert program or keep participating as a volunteer. It’s your choice!
Receive some great perks and benefits by joining our HP Expert program including:
Attendance at live, virtual Tech Briefings presented by knowledgeable HP subject matter experts
Access to HP product training
Connecting with other Experts and HP Employees via the Inner Circle
Eligibility for annual awards
Invitations to HP-hosted events around the world
Aim high and map out becoming an HP Expert today by exploring the program here.
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