Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in
Deleted user
0 / 0 points
badges earned

Your Points Tracker
  • Global
  • Feed

Badge for your thoughts?

You're enrolled in our new beta rewards program. Join our group to get the inside scoop and share your feedback.

Join group
Give the gift of kudos
You have 0 kudos available to give
Who do you want to recognize?
Why do you want to recognize them?
Great job appreciating your peers!
Check back soon to give more kudos.

Past Kudos Given
No kudos given
You haven't given any kudos yet. Share the love above and you'll see it here.

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

How do I find my account ID

Whenever I try to find it via url, I just see /users/viewmyprofile.action instead of the ID. 

1 answer

0 votes
Dave Liao Community Leader May 25, 2021

@Jonathan Wright - hi Jonathan! Click your Profile menu in the upper-right, then select "Profile". In the URL after /people/ is your account ID.

Dave Liao Community Leader May 25, 2021

p.s. of course this is a manual way to check user IDs.

Yea, it doesn't come up in the URL (see description of question)

Dave Liao Community Leader May 25, 2021

Ah, for some reason I thought you were on Jira Cloud!

On on-prem, do what I wrote, but then on that page, click the "Pencil" icon to edit your preferences. In the URL you should see something like:!default.jspa?username=youruserid


When I click the pencil, I get 


Dave Liao Community Leader May 25, 2021

The pencil icon is parallel to "Preferences" on the Profile screen. See it?

Hover above it, and you'll see your user ID in its URL

Another way to find your ID?

Hover above your name in Jira - if you've left a comment in an issue, for example, and you'll see a URL with your user ID. Example:

is it different if you're not the page admin? Because all that I see is : 


no pencil.PNG


I also don't see the url change when I hover over comments....

Dave Liao Community Leader May 25, 2021

@Jonathan Wright - that Profile page in your screenshot is in Confluence, not Jira...

If you have a personal space, its ID is typically your user ID. Of course, this is assuming your Jira and Confluence directories are in-sync.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you