Reverse Username Search
Alternatively referred to as "login ID", "nickname", "account name", and "user ID", a username or "user name" is a unique identification sequence of characters used by a person when creating a digital profile or requesting access to a network, computer, or online service. With most services, the username is either created by the user or automatically assigned to them. Every username has allocated a digital space with the registrant's files and private settings or preferences. Regularly, usernames are formed of the individuals' first name, alias, initial of the last name, or any combination of the above. Other important characteristics of username would be:
The most frequently-guessed usernames, often subjected to successful hacking attempts are:
For a simplified digital life, it's never too late to log onto existing web accounts to update usernames and give identity thieves or cybercriminals a hard time in case they try to hack or steal someone's data. Here are some tips for creating a smart, strong, difficult-to-hack username:
Creating new online accounts with original credentials is challenging, but not impossible. Uniqueness is the key, but only when the username is equally memorable and safe, without giving away too much personal information. A good username:
Username checker tools search and show username availability across multiple social network sites at once, including Facebook, YouTube, Reddit, Tumblr, Slack, WordPress, Twitch, Twitter, and Instagram. Some checkers allow filtering results by country, name, or category. Otherwise, people can just manually check the availability individually, on each social network, although it could take longer than a mass search via a mass-checking webpage. For example:
Selecting a unique username for any online identity is a combination of the following:
The simplest way to find out the username on a PC is by opening up Windows Explorer -> in the path field, delete This PC and type C:\Users\ instead -> from the list of user profiles, there should be one structured as C:\Users\Username that's related to the respective user.
For other websites:
A username is valid when it follows all the rules imposed by a website's username policy. A valid username must satisfy multiple constraints, for example:
People who cannot remember the username for an online account can recover it by visiting that website's Username Recovery Page/Forgot Password or Username Page or by entering the recovery email address in the Email field available on the Sign-In Pageand clicking Submit. The username associated with that email address should be received at the email address provided.
When a username has already been claimed, here's what can be done:
Checking username availability before changing or registering to digital services, social media websites or networks can be done in two ways: