There are many applications that need to use your Google+ Profile or Page ID to perform the operation that you ask them to.

For example, an application that needs access to your Google+ photos may need to know what your Google+ Profile ID is .

Although there shouldn’t be any issues with giving out your Google+ ID, it is still a good idea to make sure that you’re giving it to a trusted source.

How to Access Your Google+ ID:

    1. Log in to Google+.
    2. Click on the “profile” tab on the left side of the screen.
    3. Look at the URL in the address bar.
    4. Note that the set of characters after “”  in the URL is your Google+ ID.

For example, when I view on my Google+ Profile, the URL in my address bar is:

By looking at the URL, I can see that my Google+ ID is:


Don’t be alarmed if your Google+ ID looks something like this:


This is usually what Google+ IDs look like for new Google accounts.

As you use Google+ more and more, Google may prompt you with the option to upgrade to a vanity URL such as +AnsonAlexander.

Google+ Profile IDs and Google+ Page IDs are found in the same manner, it just depends on what type of Google+ account you’re using.

Note: This article was originally posted in 2011 but was updated in 2017 to be as relevant as possible.

Anson Alexander

Anson Alexander is a blogger, author, SEO expert, teacher, and tech geek. As the founder of, Anson works full time writing, editing, and producing content for his site and providing technical and business services to clients. He has a BS in international business and information systems from the University of Tampa. In his free time, Anson plays video games, enjoys nature, spends time at the beach, and loves to travel.

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