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When you log in to Asset Essentials you will see menu icons that link to the various aspects of the program on the side of the page. When clicked, some of the icons will further break down into sub menus. *Note: The menu icons that display depend on your user role. You may not see all of the options below.
Click on the user account icon () and a drop down menu will appear showing several choices to configure your preferences within Asset Essentials.
- My Profile - This menu item allows you to view and/or change several aspects of your profile, including: your contact information, your default page views, your ability to receive mobile notifications, and any custom settings specific to your account.
- My Password - Clicking this menu item will allow you to update your password. A valid password should be 6-20 characters in length and include each of the following: a capital letter, a lowercase letter, a number, and a special character. *Note: If your organization purchased Asset Essentials on July 17th, 2019 or later, you will use the new Dude Universal Login platform to change your password. A valid password on the Universal Login platform should be 8 or more characters in length and include at least one number or one special character.
- My Reports, My Charts, My KPIs - These menu options allow you to identify reports, charts, and key performance indicators that are important to you and that you wish to see on your dashboard. *Note: These options may not display depending on your user role.
- Logout - Click this link to exit Asset Essentials.
The Asset Essentials Dashboard provides you with a quick way to see the status of various items that you may need to keep track of. The Dashboard has elements to show work order status, messages, charts, KPIs, and saved reports. It can be customized to show items that are important to you.
Resource center and tool tips
The Asset Essentials Resource Center gives you access to product walkthroughs and short training guides right in the product.
Click on the Info icon () at the bottom corner of the screen to open the Resource Center.
Click Guided Walkthroughs to access short step-by-step tutorials in the product.
Click What's New to see recent releases and enhancements that have been added to Asset Essentials.
Click Help Site to open the Asset Essentials help site in the Resource Center window.
Throughout the Asset Essentials application, you will see small info icons next to certain fields throughout the application.
Hover over the icon to learn more about that feature.
You can progress through the guide or dismiss it to come back later.