How to register at the Opencaching website
Just five steps the get your own user account
Note: You can access the same content via any of the web addresses www.opencaching.it, www.opencachingspain.es and www.opencaching.de. You may change your preferred language by clicking on one of the flag symbols in the title bar.
Step 1 of 5: Do the first step
Open the Opencaching homepage. Click - depending of your preferred language - on the "Register", "Registrazione" or "Registrarse" link in the left navigation bar. You are forwarded to the registration page.
Step 2 of 5: Fill out the registration form
You are now on the registration page. Read the instructions and fill out the form:
Choose an easy-to-remember user name (nickname). Your username can be changed later on your user profile page, if necessary.
Last name / First name
First name and last name are optional fields. You can use your real name, a nick name or leave the field empty. Your name is only displayed to our support team.
Country is an optional field. The value is displayed in your public user profile. The system uses the country to search for new caches or recommendations, when displaying the map and at the search and hide caches pages.
The email field is required. You must type in a valid email address. Remember the email address you used! If you make a typo or use some fictional email address you will not receive the registration confirmation email. If your email address ever changes, remember to update your user profile with the new one.
Choose a strong password with at least 6 characters, e.g. a mix of alphabetical and numeric characters.
Repeat your password to prevent typos.
Step 3 of 5: Read and accept the privacy statement, the terms of service and the Data license
- Read the privacy statement, the terms of service and the Data license.
- Check the box to express you understood and agree to the terms.
- Click on the Register button.
Step 4 of 5: Check for the registration confirmation email
The server will use the email address you provided during the registration and send you a confirmation email to activate your user account.
- If you do not receive the confirmation email shortly after submitting the form, please check the spam folder of your mailbox.
- If you do not receive the confirmation email even hours later, please contact our support team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The confirmation email contains your personal activation code. Click on the link provided in the email to open the activation page, or copy and paste the link into your web browsers address field.
Step 5 of 5: Activate your user account
You are now on the activation page.
Type in your email address and your activation code and submit the form.
Now you can log in at the Opencaching website.