As promised, house sorting and wands have returned to The official Harry Potter website underwent some decidedly unpopular changes last year and removed all of the interactive features that fans loved from the website, switching to a content-only layout. It is still doubtful any more of the old features will return to the site. But for now members can ‘reclaim’ their house and wand when they join the new website by first completing the new sign-up process and then entering their old usernames when prompted. If you’ve forgotten your original username, never fear, instructions on how to recover it are below.

Head to to reclaim your house and wand.


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Olga Hughes is currently pre-occupied with fairy tales, fantasy, misanthropy, medieval history and the long eighteenth century. She has a Bachelor of Fine Art from the Victorian College of the Arts and is currently majoring in Literature and History at Deakin. She has contributed to websites such as History behind Game of Thrones, The Anne Boleyn Files and The Tudor Society.