opt in

phrasal verb

opted in; opting in; opts in
: to choose to do or be involved in something
The company offered a new health insurance plan so that more workers would opt in.

Examples of opt in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Even those who were on auto-pay before the pandemic will need to opt in to a repayment plan and auto-pay plan again; a lot of things have changed over three and a half years. Byalicia Adamczyk, Fortune, 1 Sep. 2023 For four years, Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration has argued that the First Amendment requires public employees to regularly opt in to union membership. James Brooks, Anchorage Daily News, 31 Aug. 2023 Officials in Austin are declining to opt in, according to The Austin American-Statesman. Everton Bailey Jr., Dallas News, 22 Aug. 2023 Messenger users were able to opt in to encrypting their DMs starting in January 2022. Makena Kelly, The Verge, 22 Aug. 2023 Interested users can try the feature by going to the SGE project page and opting in. Michael Kan, PCMAG, 15 Aug. 2023 But users can also opt in to store their unhashed scans on Worldcoin’s servers to help train the company’s iris-detection algorithms. IEEE Spectrum, 28 Aug. 2023 Under the system, voters have the option to opt in to receive notifications by email, text message or both forms of communication. Detroit Free Press, 19 July 2023 Families who want their student in grades 7-8 to take Metro can opt in online to receive a pass. Madeline Mitchell, The Enquirer, 9 Aug. 2023 See More

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“Opt in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/opt%20in. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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