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Getting Started with BUILD

By Meredith Hassett

Learn where to sign up and start with BUILD, SAP's prototyping tool

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BUILD is a cloud based collaborative design tool that provides knowledge, tools, and inspiration to create beautiful apps that your users love. See for yourself how easy it can be to use BUILD to learn Design Thinking, create interactive prototypes, collect feedback from users, and jump-start development without writing a single line of code. With BUILD, it is easy to create, design, and develop applications according to the SAP Fiori design guide.


Take some time to get familiar with the BUILD landscape and sign up for a free account today.

Step 1: Find out more about BUILD

To find out more about BUILD, visit BUILD’s website. Here you will be able to find learning on Design Thinking, sample prototypes, and a community centered around all things BUILD.

BUILD splash page
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Step 2: Sign up for an account

In the upper right hand corner, select the Sign Up button.

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Step 3: Enter your email

Provide your email address on the next screen.

Click Proceed.

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Step 4: Fill out the registration details

On the last screen, provide the requested information in the Registration form.

Once all the required information has been provided, click Register.

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Step 5: Activate your account

Once you submit your registration, an email with be sent to the provided email address.

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Open your email and click on the Verify Email link.

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This will activate your account. Once you have verified and activated your account, click Continue. You will be brought back to the BUILD homepage.

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Step 6: Open the BUILD tools

Back on the BUILD homepage, click Log In. Provide your credentials you created in the previous steps.

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Once you have successfully logged in, you will now be able to see more BUILD tools, including your workspace and projects.

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Step 7: Validate your BUILD account

Once you are logged in, click on your initials icon in the top right corner and select User Profile from the menu.

BUILD workspace menu

On the Organization tab, copy your Current Organization and paste it in the below box.

BUILD user profile

Updated 12/08/2017

Time to Complete

10 Min



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