How to change your Optum ID

You can update information in your profile on the Manage your Optum ID page. The page has three tabs:

  • Update Profile
  • Sign In Information
  • Manage Verification Options

Optum ID authenticates you as a user of one or more applications. Your Optum ID is unique and belongs to you.

How to change your Optum ID

Step

Action

1 

Do one of the following:

  • Select the Manage your Optum ID link on the Sign In with your Optum ID page and sign in.
  • Select the Manage your Optum ID link from a page in Optum ID.

2 

Select the Sign In Information tab.

3 

Select Change Optum ID.

4 

Type an ID in the New Optum ID field.

Tip: The requirements for valid Optum IDs are listed on the screen. Checkmarks appear as you fulfill each requirement.

5 

Select Save.

Note: Once changed, you must wait at least an hour before you can change your Optum ID again.

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