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How to get details of logged in user in SAPUI5

Not a FIORI launchpad application but just in a SAPUI5 application, how can we get the logged in user details ?

The below API provided by SAP is not helpful. Any other options? or Am I doing anything wrong with this API ?

This method MUST be called by the Unified Shell's container only, others MUST call 


Constructs a new instance of the user information service.


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  • Posted on Oct 28, 2019 at 06:26 AM

    Hi Venkata Sunil Naidu Chennam,

    if not in launchpad, then check the below blog:

    I would prefer to have an entityset which returns my user details in case if I want some additional details, which the above service in the link might not provide.



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  • Posted on Oct 28, 2019 at 07:05 AM

    Hi Venkata,

    If you are not launching the application in any of the portal you can use the below link to get the user id currently logged in



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