Should I use my real name on OKCupid?
We ask that you use your first name instead of a username, but if youre not comfortable showing your first name, feel free to use initials or a nickname, as long as its something youre comfortable having your date call you!
Do you need a phone number for OkCupid?
Adding your phone number is now a requirement on OkCupid. Youll need it to create a new account, or (if you already have an account) to send messages or intros. Confirming your phone number helps keep your account safe and secure, and makes it easier for you to log in to OkCupid.