How to get current logged-in user details in Laravel 8

By | June 1, 2021

Lets say, you are creating a web application, where you need your logged in customer’s user Id so that, you can show some links/or some specific features based on certain criteria. In such case, this tutorial is helpful for you. And yeah, sometimes we forget these small things and we try to Google it :).

In this how to guide, I am going to tell you, how you can easily get the logged in user’s details i.e. user Id, user name etc. Here it is:

Please note that I’m using Laravel 8 in this example.

$user = Auth::user();

echo $user->id;

echo $user->name;

echo $user->email;

Will output following:

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