How to Deactivate POF (Plenty of Fish) Account

POF(Plenty of Fish) is a dating web site that was created for single men and women to find their partner for their life. It provides an online account with so many features that would defiantly help a user to find their best match. Among those features there is a mentionable feature for the user, that is deactivating or hiding profile. Here we will discuss How to deactivate a Plenty Of Fish online account in shortly.


Using Deactivating/hiding feature is one of the helpful features in POF account. Sometimes it becomes necessary to deactivate or hide your POF account. It’s better than completely deleting your account. If you deactivate a POF account then,

  • Your account will not show in the search
  • Along with your account, your information will also be hidden.
  • Your account will not show in any recommendation list to other users.

However, if you deactivate your account, then you will also be able to use your POF account, send messages and do other things also. Your profile will be safe and you can unhide your POF account anytime you want.

If anyone is annoying you, then it’s better to block that user on POF.


How to Deactivate POF Account Using Computer

To follow this process, you have to turn on internet connectivity on your computer. Then you have to connect your computer device with the internet.

Step 1: Open your favorite web browser and just log into your POF(Plenty of Fish) online account.


Step 2: Now, click on the ‘Edit Profile’ option from the tool bar of the screen located at the starting.

Step 3: Now you will get a page, where you can see a text with an option named ‘hide your profile from others click here’. Click on that option directly.

How to Deactivate POF Account Using Mobile Phone

The process of deactivating POF account is quite same in mobile devices also. But we are adding the process for smart phones in shortly.

Step 1: Open your web browser and log into your POF account.

Step 2: Click on ‘Edit Profile’.

Step 3: Here you will see a text ‘hide your profile from others click here’. Click on it and your account will get hidden.

How to Reactivate POF Account

If you want to reactivate or unhide your POF account again, you have to use this process again.

Step 1: Log into your POF account.

Step 2: Go to the ‘Edit Profile’ page and click on ‘To unhide your profile from others, click here’ option.

Can’t Find the Option?

There is an issue about deactivating/hiding POF account. Many users have reported that they don’t get the option ‘hide your profile from others click here’ when they enter Edit Profile page. POF web page admin and moderator are trying to solve this issue but many users still can’t find the option.

So, if you can’t find the option named ‘hide your profile from others click here’, follow this method.

To Hide your POF Account

Step 1: Open your web browser and log into your POF account.

Step 2: Now simply, copy and paste this URL into address bar of your web browser and press Enter button:

To Unhide your POF Account

Step 1: Open your internet browser and log in to your POF online account.

Step 3: Then copy and paste the address into the URL bar of your browser and press enter:

Note: You can check whether is it hidden or unhid by searching your profile. If you get your profile in search result then your profile is not hidden, if you don’t see your profile, it’s defiantly hidden.

After deactivating, your account can be viewed by,
✔️ POF username search tool(How to Find a Hidden Profile on POF) and know your full username.
✔️ People who are in your favorite list has connected with you using POF inbox can view your profile.
✔️ People who have added you to their favorite list can see your profile.

The Bottom Line

So, if it’s a serious matter you should delete your POF account.

Many people refer to hide their POF profile when they are committed in a relationship. By hiding profile, it refers that, the particular person is not seeking for any partner and he/she has got someone.

So, what was your reason to inactivate your POF account? Does this article help you to deactivate/hide your account?


Torat Hossain, senior author in bNewTech. I love to learn new things and help people. I love Science, Technology, Finance, Games, and others.

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