How to delete your Plenty of Fish account

There are Plenty of Reasons why you might want to delete your Plenty of Fish (POF) account. Whether you’ve finally found the perfect catch, want a break from the dating game, or have decided to use one of the other dating websites or apps out there, we understand why you might want shot of your account.

Thankfully, POF has made deleting your account a fairly simple affair.

For one, like most platforms, you can either delete your entire profile permanently or just hide it from view. With the latter, people won’t be able to find you on the website, which might be a perfect solution if you’re in two minds about calling time on the site completely. We’ll show you how to do both.

First, here’s how to delete your POF account permanently.

How to delete your Plenty of Fish account for good

  1. Navigate to
  2. Log in to your Plenty of Fish account.
  3. Click on the ‘Help’ button at the top of the screen.
  4. There will be a list of options along the left-hand side of the screen, click ‘Remove profile’.
  5. Click the link under the heading ‘To delete your POF profile’.
  6. Fill in your username, password, and your reason for leaving.
  7. Your account will now be removed, including any paid subscriptions you may have.

How to hide your Plenty of Fish profile

If you just want a break from dating for a while, but think you want to come back to Plenty of Fish at a later date, hiding your profile is probably the best option.

  1. Navigate to
  2. Log in to your Plenty of Fish account.
  3. Click ‘Edit Profile’.
  4. Click the link next to ‘To hide your profile from others, click here’.
  5. Your profile will no longer appear in any suggestions or search results.
  6. Complete the same steps when you’re ready to unhide your profile.

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