How to delete POF (Plenty of Fish) account?

Plenty of Fish, widely known as POF is one of the most popular dating sites in this world. Yet you may need help finding the correct partner or feel uneasy using this platform. 

Let me be honest, most dating apps don’t want you to leave their platform. So they make deleting your account harder, most people can’t even find the process.

Say no more. In this article, you will learn the process of deleting your POF account, not only that but also if you are using the mobile app you will learn to cancel the POF subscription so they can’t charge you anymore.

But, here are some things you want to know before deleting your account.

  • You can take a break aka hide your profile from MeetMe stack, images, and searches.
  •  Even if you uninstall the app, you must cancel the subscription, or else you will be charged if auto-renewal is one.
  •  You can’t reactivate your POF account once it’s deleted.

Delete POF Account

  1. Open a web browser on your computer and visit the POF website. Make sure to log in to your account.
  2. Now visit the Account deletion page. Delete POF Account
  3. Answer the questions about why you are leaving.
  4. Click the Delete account button.
  5. It will ask for your confirmation. Click Delete account on the pop-up.  Click on Delete ACCOUNT

As you have deleted the account, it’s no longer possible to use the same account or reactivate it.

You also can’t delete an account that was created within the last 24 hours. Your account must stay at least 24 hours before you delete it.

Delete Plenty of Fish Account From Mobile

Mobile users generally use the native POF app on their smartphones. But unfortunately, like Snapchat, you can’t delete your POF account from the app.

But, you can use a browser to delete your account. Here’s how:

  • Open Google Chrome on your iPhone/Android.
  • Visit the Account deletion page and log in.
  • Fill out the questions and click the Delete account button. Delete POF Account

How to hide your POF account? 

Hiding your account means deactivating your account. Because people won’t find your image/profile anywhere on the POF website/app. In a word, it will be invisible yet exist. 


Hide POF Profile
  1. Open a web browser on your computer.
  2. Visit the POF website and log in to your account.
  3. Click My Profile from the top menu.
  4. Again click My Profile from the drop-down menu.
  5. Scroll down until you find Profile Visibility on the right sidebar.
  6. Select Hide profile.
  7. If you can’t find this option in your profile, please follow the above steps using incognito mode.


Though it’s possible to delete your account from the app, you can certainly hide your profile from the app. Here’s how:

  • Open the Plenty of Fish app on your device and make sure you are logged in.
  • Click the Profile icon from the top left bar.
  • Click Manage Account.
  • Toggle the button beside Hide my profile.

How to cancel a POF subscription?

If you have a paid subscription to POF, you can just turn off auto-renewal, hide your profile and take an infinite break from dating without deleting your profile.

Because if you uninstall the app from your device, but the auto-renewal is on, you will still be charged even if you don’t use the service.

Here’s how to cancel plenty of fish subscriptions based on your device:

Windows / Mac / Chromebook

  • Open a web browser on your computer.
  • Visit the Account status page and log in to your POF account if you aren’t logged in.
  • Click Premium at the top bar.
  • Click on Click here to let your upgrade expire.
  • Confirm the cancellation.


  • Open Settings on your iOS device.
  • Click on your Apple ID Name.
  • Click Subscriptions.
  • Find Plenty of Fish on the list and tap on it.
  • Scroll to the bottom and click Cancel Subscription.


If you are using the Android version of POF, you can cancel your subscription using Google Play Store. Here’s how:

  • Open the Play Store on your Android device.
  • Tap on your profile picture from the top bar.
  • Tap on Payments & subscriptions.
  • Click on Subscriptions.
  • Find Plenty of Fish and tap on it.
  • Tap Cancel Subscription.


So, here are a few scenes of Plenty of Fish:

  • You can cancel your paid subscription and hide your profile. Then you don’t have to delete it permanently. But you must cancel your subscription at least 24 hours before the current subscription ends. 
  • You can delete your POF account but only using a web browser. Once you delete the account, you can no longer reactivate the account.
  • Using the POF app on your smartphone, you can cancel the subscription using App Store or Play Store.

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