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MySanDiego Portal - Pin # and User ID Error


If you are in the MySanDiego Portal and continue to receive an error asking for both your “user id and pin #”, follow the steps below to troubleshoot the issue. If one step does not work, continue to the next step.

  1.  Try using a different browser (internet explorer, firefox, safari, etc.)
  2. Attempt clearing the cache on different browsers. The process of clearing the cache will vary for PC and Macs and the different browsers within them. After you clear the cache make sure to close down the browser and reopen it. Instructions for clearing the cache are listed below.

PC Cache Clear

  • Mozilla Firefox

 Within the browser go to “Tools” > Clear Recent History > Check the “Cache” and "Cookies" boxes > Time range to clear: Everything > Click on "Clear now"

  • Internet Explorer

Within the browser click Tools > Delete Browsing History > Check the "Temporary Internet files" and "Cookies" boxes > Click on "Delete"


Mac Cache Clear

  • Mozilla Firefox

Within the browser click on tools > clear recent history > check the "cache" and "cookies" box > click clear

  • Safari

In the browser click the bolded Safari tab on the top left corner > within the dropdown click on "Reset Safari" > make sure "Remove all website data" is checked > click "reset"

If the problem still persists after trying the above steps, then call the ITS Help Desk for troubleshoot support at (619) 260-7900