How to Get a Custom URL on Foursquare


The path to your Foursquare user profile page takes the form "" by default, with "###" reflecting your unique Foursquare ID number. Not only is it hard to remember this URL, but it makes it harder for your friends to spontaneously find you by your name. You can customize your Foursquare profile URL by linking Foursquare to your Twitter account; your URL will then inherit your Twitter username and take the form ""

Things You'll Need

  • Twitter account
  • Sign in to your Foursquare account at

  • Click "Settings."

  • Click "Link to Your Twitter Account."

  • Click "Authorize App." Sign in to Twitter if prompted. You do not need to log in if you're already signed in to Twitter. Your Foursquare custom URL is now, with "username" being your Twitter username.

Tips & Warnings

  • To change your Twitter username, log into Twitter, click "Settings" under your name in the top-right corner, and enter a new username in the "Username" box.


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