Find your Zwift user ID

Your Zwift user ID is something you need for two important purposes: Logging in to ZwiftGPS and signing up at ZwiftPower.

In this post – the first of a series – I show you how to find it in a secure manner. 

Part One: The log file holds the truth…

… or at least it contans your Zwift user ID hidden among the many log lines. This makes it very easy to find your user ID. Here are a couple of way to do it without you having to read through the log file yourself.

#1 – on Windows

Copy this line, press Windows+R, paste the line into the Run dialogue, and press Enter:

cmd /k find /i "player id" %UserProfile%\documents\zwift\logs\log.txt

The result is like this:

(You can just close the window when you are done)


#2 – on macOS

Copy this line, paste it into a Terminal window, and press Enter:

grep -i 'player id' ~/Documents/Zwift/Logs/log.txt

The result is like this:


#3 – with help from a web app

The app at https://zwifthacks.com/app/id/ does essentially the same as the searches above, just in a browser. You can drag a log file into the dropzone (look for log.txt in your Documents/Zwift/Logs folder or send it to yourself from the iOS version of Zwift).

In a moment your user ID will be shown:

Coming up: Part Two: Finding your ID on my.zwift.com

Jesper

Jesper lives in Vejle, Denmark and has been zwifting since 2015. He rides with World Social Riders whenever possible. Zwift name: Jesper Rosenlund Nielsen [ZwiftHacks]

You may also like...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *