How do I delete my Plenty of Fish (POF) profile?

In a nutshell: Plenty of Fish (POF) is a popular online dating service in multiple countries, including the US, UK, and New Zealand. This guide explains how to successfully

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Mar 20, 2024


Plenty of Fish (POF) is a Canadian online dating service that's also popular in the US, the UK and New Zealand. It's easy to create and delete an account with POS. In this guide, we'll discuss the steps on successfully deleting your POF account. Do note that once the account is deleted, it can no longer be deactivated.

Go to POF.Com

Go to the official website to delete your account using a desktop or laptop computer.

Go to the Settings Page

Scroll to Delete My Account

Keep scrolling until you see Delete My Account.

Tap Delete Account

Follow the on-screen instructions to successfully delete your POF account.

Use the next steps below if you're deleting the account using the web browser on your mobile phone.

How do I delete my Plenty of Fish (POF) profile? (Step 4)

Click on the Profile Icon

Log in to your account and tap the profile icon to get to My Profile.

Hit Manage Account

Select Delete My Account

Tap delete my account and follow the on-screen prompts. You can also select Hide My Profile under Profile Visibility if you prefer to take a break from the dating website.

If you have a subscription with POS, note that it's going to remain active until turned off. For iOS users, please follow the steps below on how to delete a POS account.

How do I delete my Plenty of Fish (POF) profile? (Step 7)

Open the App and go to My Profile

Tap Manage Account

Tap Delete My Account

Follow the on-screen instructions to successfully delete your account with POS. If you want to take a break instead, tap on Take a Break.

How do I delete my Plenty of Fish (POF) profile? (Step 10)

Select the Timeframe

After successfully taking a break from POF, your account will be paused (as opposed to being deleted) and you won't be able to send or receive messages. Your profile also won't be seen on the Discovery page. However, all of your old messages and photos will still be in the profile. To start using POF again, just log back into your account.

Do you still need help? If you're still having problems deleting or pausing your account, another option is to Submit a Request. POF will get back to you with a resolution.

Fill Out This Form

Go to:

Complete the form. Make sure to enter the email address associated with your POF account.

How do I delete my Plenty of Fish (POF) profile? (Step 12)

Click Submit

POF also has live chat support on their page. Feel free to also select this feature. Follow the next instructions to use the chat feature.

Find it in the Lower Right Corner of the Page

How do I delete my Plenty of Fish (POF) profile? (Step 14)

Type Your Question in the Live Chat

Type in your question or inquiry and press enter. The bot will provide you with helpful resources. If you don't see anything helpful, tap Get in Touch and follow the on-screen instructions.


You can also unsubscribe to POF emails to stop getting email notifications from them. Simply open one of their emails and scroll down to the Unsubscribe link. It will take you to your Mail Settings to give you options on which type of email you want to stop or keep receiving. If you're still having issues with your account, please get in touch with Customer Support.

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