How Can I Choose a Hornet Username?

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Hornet members have always been able to choose a unique username. As of October 2014, we display this on your profile, in the form of @username. To choose your own username you must first create a free Hornet account. If you have not already done so, check how to create an account here. To choose a Hornet username, please follow the instructions:

On Android:
  • Open Hornet and go to your profile section
  • Go to “Settings” (the cog icon in the upper-right corner)
  • Tap “Account”
  • Tap the “Username” field
  • Enter a new username (must be 15 characters or less – no special characters)
On iOS:
  • Open Hornet and go to your profile section
  • Go to “Settings” (the cog icon in the upper-right corner)
  • Tap “Account”
  • Tap the “Username” field
  • Enter a new username (must be 15 characters or less – no special characters)
  • Confirm by tapping "Done"
On Web:
  • Go to our website https://hornet.com and access your account
  • On the Home Screen, click on your name/profile picture in the upper-right corner of the screen
  • Click on “Account”
  • Then, click on "Username"
  • After that, click on “Upload From Computer” and search for your photo.
  • Enter a new username (must be 15 characters or less – no special characters
  • Click "✓" icon to save

If you cannot find a solution in our FAQ, please write to us at feedback@hornet.com. It is important that you include your Account ID in the email, so that we can trace your account. Your Account ID is on your profile and begins with the ‘@’ symbol.

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