• Glenn Wilson
    San Miguel de Allende Frequently Asked Questions

    This site exists to provide useful and timely information in an easy to use format. The source of much of the information will be, I hope, other members of this community. The objective is to help ex-pats living here and others thinking about moving or visiting here.

    When you sign up on this site we need to confirm your email address to make sure the right email is associated with your account here. You will see a "pop up" that looks like this (similar but slightly different on mobile):

    That means you need to go to your email and find the email we just sent you and click on the link in that email. That confirms you have access to your email account.

    If you do not do that you will not have full access to this web site, will not be able to vote, start discussions or post comments.

    Please read and follow the Forum Rules before posting. The Forum Rules page also has contact information for the administrator of this site.

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    Check out our Useful Hints and Tips for some advanced tips.

    Try clicking around. In the desktop version try the links on the left and in the menu bar at the top. Try Members and You (if you are logged in) in the menu bar above. In the mobile version try the options on the menu at the top left (3 horizontal lines; aka Hamburger menu) and the one at the top right (3 stacked dots) in the menu bar.

    Try out both the All Discussions view and the Categories view to see the two primary ways of navigating this site. To find something specific, if the Category view is not specific enough, try a Search (search bar at top on desktop; an option under top left menu on mobile) and the Advanced Search options.

    Have a question relating to San Miguel or this site? Find an existing discussion or Start a New Discussion and ask.

    Want to Start a New Discussion but not sure what category it should be in? Don't worry about it! Just pick one you think is relevant or General Discussion is always good. It's not critical.

    Know the answer to a pending question? Please share what you know!

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  • Jonathan Brown
    Glenn - Thanks very much for this forum. I have not checked out the full range of information but the daily digest is helpful. I have one comment. The recent donation to SMA charities was much appreciated - I am on the board of two of those charities. I got several comments from people that getting votes recorded was hard to do. There might have been a better way to explain how people could weigh in. I heard from some that they could make a comment but then not figure out how to vote. Jonathan Brown
  • Glenn Wilson
    Thanks for the feedback. I am trying to collect comments on the contest at: https://www.smafaq.com/discussion/61/july-2018-contest-feedback
    But we will take feedback anywhere we can get it. Thanks!
  • Dagmar Bischoff Garfinkel
    I still can't find the "vote now" button!
  • Glenn Wilson
    The current contest (October 2018) is at https://www.smafaq.com/discussion/115/vote-here-october-contest
    You may need to scroll up. If you are signed in and have not already voted you should see it.
  • Helen Boehning
    I am registerd, and changed my password and now I cannot access anything on the site.
  • Helen Boehning
    Help. All I can get on this site is this .
  • Schuster
    Since you can post a comment we know that you are logged in. You can scroll up and read the post for help on navigating the site. Or, just touch or click "San Miguel FAQ" in the black title bar above for a list of recent posts.
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