Clicking “Show Avatar” is the easiest way to override the Shield Level for an individual user!
Anyone have any ideas? “Safety” is a new menu tab that allows you to configure how users of each rank are treated in regards to how they display for you in VRChat. Don't know how, but I managed to rank up to new user after about 10 hrs of playtime, however I use a VRchat account, and I'm not mute. These are the things I'm trying to find out. The text at the bottom also changes as you explore the menu, and helps inform you about the UI element you’re pointing at. I haven't played VRChat in about a week. cuz i went from known user to trusted user after removing about 250 people that were either never online or i didn't remember anymore. Press J to jump to the feed. At the top is a row of “Safety Modes”, which are preset settings for the Safety System that we’ve developed. I wonder if blocking and unblocking a few hundred (thousand) times would cause a rank drop like that. This will show their avatar thumbnail, their name, their displayed rank, as well as other information. If you point at a user, you’ll get basic quick info. Users receive a notification when they have passed this rank, and are directed to the VRChat documentation page to get started with creating content. 4. You’ll also see icons matching the Safety menu icons over the user’s nameplate. This will hide that user’s avatar and disable all features except for voice.
Desktop Mode users are restricted to a single hand for interaction, but can make use of a windows compatible game-pad for further interaction. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts.  This has generated controversy from many sources; Polygon's Julia Alexander labelled it "blatantly racist" and a "problematic meme", comparing it to Habbo Hotel raids, and Jay Hathaway of The Daily Dot called it a "racist caricature". These ranks are as follows: You gain these ranks simply by playing VRChat — as you explore worlds, make friends, and create content, you will gain more Trust, which determines your Trust Rank. If a VRChat Team member doesn’t have their “DEV” tag on, they’ll appear as a normal user with their actual Trust Rank. Although we can’t share exact details of how we mitigate these types of attacks, it is something that we are both prepared for, and can easily adjust to adapt to potential problems we did not foresee.
“Safety” is a new menu tab that allows you to configure how users of each rank are treated in regards to how they display for you in VRChat. I know the requirements are not clearly published but considering there are people that have hit known at 175 hours and trusted at 172 has me questioning the algorithm. This affects many aspects of a user’s presence in VRChat: Each rank has their own unique settings. vrchat getting known user 17. you spent a lot of time idling. Regardless, the best way to raise your Rank is simply to play VRChat — spending time exploring, making friends, and creating content (once you are permitted to do so) will all help you increase your Trust Rank, and will show off more of your avatar’s features. But well, nobody here can tell you what happened. Or can you share your stats/stories? Create Worlds. Are you ready to see how deep the rabbit hole goes? I blocked him through the website, I didn't even get online. As of right now the only thing you've told me is that the "Obviously the Quadratic Formula is not the Pythagorean Theorem. The transition between “Visitor” and “New User” is a special one — when a Visitor becomes a New User, they gain the ability to upload content to VRChat as long as they’re using a VRChat account.
Update for anyone who reads this later and finds it from Google or what not...I ended up getting Known User literally the next day after focusing on making friends/building relationships instead of world building and creating avatars. For example, if you see the Shader icon over someone’s nameplate, that means your Shield Level settings have reverted all the shaders on that user’s avatar to Standard. This is useful just to get a picture of how you have settings set for users, who you have muted, who you have as a friend, etc. I'd say at least 50% of them added me minimally, and possibly even higher. , The game's popularity has been attributed to use by YouTubers and Twitch streamers. To reiterate, when looking at a Nuisance user with the Quick Menu open, you’ll see a skull icon that indicates that the user has been causing problems for others. As well, online child predators have become a problem within many of the communities, and continue to be an ever-present danger that is shared with much of the Internet. If you have feedback on the UI, how the system protects you, or other aspects of the system, please post on our Canny board for the Trust and Safety System, available here: https://vrchat.canny.io/trust-and-safety-system. I've got an avatar ready to upload, and I'm just waiting to get out of the 'Visitor' rank.
If I can't do that anymore then there's no point. We can easily adjust the way we calculate this value, so we can tweak it as time goes on. There is no way to actively speed up the process.
Once you’re done setting this up, close the menu. If you wish to customize Safety to your own liking, you are free to do so via the Custom Safety mode. As of right now, we have one known user in this thread that stated my stats look more impressive than his, besides his friend count which is only 15 higher than mine that was promoted in the 200s.