How to edit your personal information on your profile

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.

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How to edit your personal information

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 

On the Update Profile tab, edit any of the following fields:

  • First Name
  • Middle Name
  • Last Name
  • Prefix
  • Suffix
  • Date of birth
  • Home address
  • ZIP code
  • City
  • State

3 

For each notification option, select the check box(es) for your preferred notification method.

Note: Only verified notification methods can be used.

4 

Select Save.

More about notification options

You can set up automatic notifications about events that occur when you are using Optum ID, including:

  • Failed Login
  • Successful Login
  • Account Recovery Attempt
  • Locked Account

These notifications alert you that your account is being used; if you are not using your account, there is a security problem.

Notifications can be sent to your email address or to a mobile phone. Your email address is verified when you create your Optum ID. You can add a mobile phone number to your profile on the Manage Verification Options tab of the Manage Your Optum ID page. Once the phone number is verified, it can be selected as a notification method.

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