Trainer ID in Pokemon Unite

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How To Find Your Trainer ID in Pokemon Unite

Abhimannu Das
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Highlights
Finding your Trainer ID in Pokemon Unite can be difficult as players often confuse it with their usernames.
Trainer IDs in Pokemon Unite are seven digit alphanumeric codes that you can use to add others.
You can also add players without trainer IDs if you have them added on your Nintendo Online account.

Pokemon Unite is finally out for Nintendo Switch after months of trailers and hype created by TiMi Studios and Nintendo. If you want to start teaming up with your friends against other players, you need to know how to find your trainer ID in Pokemon Unite. Your trainer ID in Pokemon Unite allows you to add other players and it is different from your username. Your trainer ID is randomly generated and it is a small mix of numbers and alphabets that you can use to identify an account. Here is how you can find your trainer ID in Pokemon Unite and start adding friends.

Finding your trainer ID in Pokemon Unite

If you want to find your trainer ID on your Nintendo Switch, you simply need to head to the home screen of the game and you can press the L button to view your personal trainer info. Once you are in your profile page, you will be able to find your trainer ID in Pokemon Unite. It is a seven-digit code with a mix of alphabets and numbers. You can give it to your friends and allow them to add you to play together.

How to use a trainer ID in Pokemon Unite

Did you receive a trainer ID in Pokemon Unite from your friends but you do not know how to add them? All you need to do is add them from the Friends menu using their trainer ID. Here’s how to access to the Friend’s menu and add friends in Pokemon Unite.

Add friends in Pokemon Unite using their Trainer IDs

  1. Launch Pokemon Unite

  2. Press X to open the main menu

  3. Click on Friends

  4. Choose Friend Search and press X again

  5. You will now be prompted to type your friend’s trainer ID

  6. Enter the trainer ID to send a request

They will receive a notification and will be able to add you back. You can also add other players you match up with by clicking on their names after a match to see an add option.

How to automatically add Nintendo friends in Pokemon Unite

If you already have a bunch of friends on your Nintendo Online account, you will be able to add all of them automatically on Pokemon Unite. You do not need to use your trainer ID in Pokemon ID in this case. All you need to do is:

  1. Launch Pokemon Unite

  2. Press X to open the main menu

  3. Click on Friends

  4. Choose Friend Search and press Minus (-)

  5. You will be able to turn on the Invite Friends option

Enabling it will allow your friends on your Nintendo Online account to invite you to play without needing to add them using your trainer ID in Pokemon Unite.

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Abhimannu is a part of the content team at AFK Gaming and a lifelong obsessive gamer. He currently covers esports titles like VALORANT, CS: GO, Call of Duty, Fortnite, PUBG and more.