How do I find my USPS user ID?
Step 1: Register If you have not registered, go to http://www.usps.com/webtools/ and follow the instructions to register for the APIs. Upon completion of the registration process, your user ID will be sent via e-mail to the address specified in the registration.
What does USPS Web Tools mean?
USPS Web Tools are ecommerce application program interfaces (APIs) that can be used for online stores or customer service centers—free of charge.
Is USPS address API free?
Yes, all the USPS postal address APIs are completely free to use after account registration. The APIs are to be used exclusively for shipping and mailing services as written in the USPS terms of service. In other words, you can’t use them for bulk address validation, database cleansing or record management.
What is the URL for USPS?
Yes, you can still access the USPS site by entering the following URL: www.usps.com.
What is USPS user ID?
The user ID gives you access to track your packages, rates, and service delivery standards APIs with USPS.
Is tools USPS com legit?
After a few lines of pretend-data, the ‘notice’ gives you the opportunity to click on a link to https://tools.usps dot [wait for it] COM! Guess what? That’s a scam.
How do I activate my USPS account?
USPS online accounts automatically unlock after 24 hours. If you remember the existing password to your account, it can be accessed like normal once it is unlocked. If you can’t remember the password to your account, you will need to reset it by using the “Forgot Password” link from the login section of usps.com.
How do I restore access to USPS?
If you already moved to your “new address,” visit reg.usps.com/restoreaccess to enter the validation code listed on the physical letter that was mailed to your new address. This will automatically restore your access to Informed Delivery at your new home, if the feature is available at your new address.
Why is my USPS online account disabled?
One of the most common reasons a USPS account disabled situation bubbles up is because there were too many incorrect login attempts for your account credentials. Like every other online services out there, the USPS takes your account security and safety very seriously.
Is there a fake USPS website?
According to the news outlet, clicking the link in the email brings you to what looks like the USPS site but is not actually affiliated with the agency. The website is not verifiable and the tracking number attached does not exist.
Does USPS send email?
Be aware that the U.S. Postal Service does not notify customers of package delivery attempts, or request personal information, via email. Poor grammar and spelling errors are a good indication that the email is fraudulent.
Can I check USPS mail Online?
Download the USPS Mobile® App featuring Informed Delivery to view incoming mail and track incoming packages anytime, anywhere on your smartphone or tablet.
How do you verify identity for Informed Delivery?
Verify your identity by completing the mobile phone verification process: a. Provide your mobile phone number and then enter the one-time numeric passcode sent to you via text message. 6. Once you successfully verify your identity, you will be shown a confirmation page.
How do I reset my USPS account?
How do I get access to USPS APIs?
Get access to USPS APIs when you register for a Web Tools user account. Once registered, you will automatically receive an email containing your assigned Web Tools User ID. After you receive this email, you can use the following APIs: The labels I am able to print contain a “SAMPLE-DO NOT MAIL” watermark.
What’s new in the USPS Web Tools program?
Periodically, the USPS Web Tools program has major updates based upon Postal Rate Case changes. This update may necessitate the introduction of new APIs, discontinuance of APIs due to mail service changes, and addition of optional tags to existing APIs. Notice will be sent via e-mail to the registered e-mail address for all users.
Does USPS provide 24/7 API service?
The United States Postal Service fully understands the importance of providing information and service anytime day or night to your Internet and e-commerce customers. For that reason, the USPS is committed to providing 24 x 7 service from our API servers, 365 days a year.
How are the web tools address APIs used?
The Web Tools Address APIs are intended to be used on a transactional basis—i.e. no database cleansing—in conjunction with USPS shipping. Upon agreement to these terms and conditions customers will be granted access automatically when registering for Web Tools.