Help & About
Accessing Help & About
You can change your Matrix account settings by clicking your profile icon in the top left of the Element client. By default, this will be a colored circle with the first letter of your Matrix ID. From the presented drop-down menu, you'll be able to jump into specific settings straight away, or access
All Settings. Clicking
All Settings will take you first to
General settings, click
Help & About in the vertical navigation menu on the left to open the
Help & About page.
Info: The below setting layout / order may change in subsequent client updates, however generally most settings will still perform the same function.
Help & About
From Help & About you can find important information related to the client itself, such as it's current version, your homeserver and identity server details as well as links to our FAQ, Legal documents and credits.
Your Access Token
Your access token gives full access to your account via the use of Matrix APIs, you can read more about them depending on your needs. If you are an Admin of a homeserver, and are using an account with Admin access, you can make use of the Synapse Admin API. For both admins and regular users, the Matrix APIs can be found from the latest Matrix Spec page - these include:
If you've experience a bug, the best place to report it is by submitting a bug report to the appropriate Github repository for your client, the Element account.