March 1, 2021

Disable Manual Activation for a New Account in Open edX

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To disable manual activation for a new registration, follow the steps below:

  1. Go to Open edX server console.

  2. Open and edit LMS configuration (lms.env.json).

  3. Then find the "FEATURES" configuration, add SKIP_EMAIL_VALIDATION into "FEATURES" array and set to true. See the following codes snippet:

    "FEATURES": {
        "SKIP_EMAIL_VALIDATION": true,
  1. Restart LMS services.