How Do I Permanently Delete My POF Account?

Do you want to permanently delete your POF account? You have come to the right place, in this article we will show you how to permanently delete your POF account.

POF is an online dating app. It allows you to connect with people based on your interests, and message them.

POF allows you to either permanently delete your account or deactivate it.

If you are ready to leave Plenty of Fish for good, you can delete your account.

This is permanent — once deleted, you can’t recover your account, so be sure this is something you want to do.

Deleting your profile means that all your connections, conversations, and other data in Plenty of Fish will be deleted as well

You can recover your account if you have hidden your profile but not if you had permanently deleted it.

Below we have explained in detail how to delete your POF account using a web  browser, android phone,  iPhone, and an app

How Do I Permanently Delete My POF Account?

To permanently delete your POF account using a web browser, follow these simple steps:

  1. Go to pof.com
  2. Log into your account if you aren’t already logged in.
  3. Go directly to the POF account deletion page at https://ca.pof.com/deleteaccount.
  4. Answer the questions required before clicking the ‘Delete Account’ option.
  5. Confirm that you wish to delete your account.

That’s it! You’ve successfully deleted your plenty of fish account.

Immediately you delete your Plenty of Fish account, your profile will be permanently deleted, including all your photos, conversations, and every action since you joined POF

How do I delete the POF account on my iPhone? Unfortunately, you cannot delete your POF account using the iPhone or Android app. You’ll need to use a mobile web browser like Chrome, Safari, or Mozilla.

Launch your mobile browser of choice, then go to the POF account deletion page and log into your account. Follow the steps above to delete your POF account

Instead of permanently deleting your profile, you can hide it.

When you hide your profile, it’s no longer visible on the site, will no longer appear in search results, and will not be accessible to previous connections on the site.

However, if you previously communicated with another member, they will be able to reply to you

Follow the below steps to hide your POF profile.

How to hide POF profile

Wanna hide your profile on Plenty Of Fish?

Follow the below steps on hiding your POF profile by using POF App, Desktop, and using a mobile browser.

To hide or unhide your POF profile on apps:

  1. Go to Your Profile by tapping on the icon of the person in the top left
  2. Then go to Manage Account 
  3. Scroll to the Settings of your editable profile to Profile Visibility
  4. Toggle Hide my profile to be turned on (green) or off (white) depending upon your preference

To hide or unhide your POF profile on a desktop:

  1. Go to My Profile
  2. Scroll to the middle and look on the right-hand side to see your editable profile option to Profile Visibility
  3. Toggle Hide my profile to be turned on or off depending upon your preference

To hide or unhide your POF profile on mobile browsers:

  1. Go to Edit Profile 
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page
  3. Click to option Hide or unhide your profile from others

That’s it, all you need is to unhide your account and it will be back to life.

Conclusion

Plenty of Fish is a Canadian online dating service, popular primarily in Canada, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Brazil, and the United States.

It is available in nine languages. The company, which is based in Vancouver, British Columbia generates revenue through advertising and premium memberships.

While it is free to use, Plenty of Fish offers premium services as part of their upgraded membership, such as allowing users to see who has “liked” a member through the service’s MeetMe feature and whether a message has been read and/or deleted

On January 21, 2011, it was discovered that the Plenty of Fish website had been hacked which exposed the personal and password information of nearly 30 million user accounts.

At the time this received global media exposure and security experts blamed Plenty of Fish for the security and privacy lapse specifically for keeping users’ passwords unsecured

Due to these concerns, POF allows you to either permanently delete your account or deactivate it.

Once the account is deleted, you can’t recover it as the process is permanent

In case you don’t want to delete your account permanently you can hide your profile.

We have provided in this article steps on how to delete your POF account permanently above and how to hide & unhide your profile.

We hope that you found our article on how to permanently delete your POF account helpful. If not, feel free to submit a comment or question for us and we’ll get back with an answer

 

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