How to Deactivate POF (Plenty of Fish) Account

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Here I will show you fast step-by-step process on how to deactivate the POF(Plenty of Fish) Account.

You will also learn the way to recover your POF account, if you need it again.

Whatever the reason behind your decision, It won’t take much time to complete.

When You Deactivate POF(Plenty of Fish) Account

deactivation is one of the helpful features of a POF account. It’s better to deactivate or hide POF profile, rather than deleting it completely. When you deactivate a POF account you will see the following actions.

  • 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.

It’s a perfect place to hide!

How to Deactivate POF (Plenty of Fish) Account on Computer

Use these steps to deactivate your POF(Plenty of Fish) online account for a short period.

Step 1: Open your web browser and go to POF login page. Login to your account.

Step 2: Now, click on the Edit Profile option. It’s located on the upper toolbar.

Edit Profile option on toolbar of POF

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 to deactivate your account.

The option to deactivate or hide POF account

How to Deactivate POF Account on Mobile Phone

Deactivating or hiding POF account is also same to mobile devices. But we are adding the process for smartphones 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.

So, that’s how you can deactivate POF account easily from your mobile device. But, if you want to reactivate your account, it’s also an easy process.

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 section of your POF account.

Step 3: Finally, click on ‘To unhide your profile from others, click here’ option.

Can’t Find the Option? (Alternative way)

Some user may find an issue on 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 is 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 these alternative methods.

Hide your POF Account

Step 1: firstly, open your web browser and login to your POF account.

Step 2: Now simply, copy and paste this URL into the address bar of your web browser. Press the Enter button. URL:  http://www.pof.com/editprofile.aspx?HideProfile=1

Unhide your POF Account

Step 1: Open your internet browser and log in to your Plenty Of Fish online account

Step 3: Then copy and paste the address into the URL bar of your browser and press Enter button: http://www.pof.com/editprofile.aspx?HideProfile=0

Note: You can check whether is your account 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 get your profile after searching, it’s defiantly hidden.

How do I Cancel My Subscription to POF?

If you have paid POF account and wants to cancel the subscription, then follow these steps.

On Android, go to Google Play Store App > Account(under the menu) > Subscriptions > Chose POF app > tap on “Yes” to cancel subscritiopn.

From iPhone or iPad, go to Settings > iTunes & App Store > your Apple ID > Chose “View Apple ID” > Subscription > Select “Plenty of Fish” > Chose  “Cancel Subscription”.

If you have subscribed with Paypal, then login to PayPal > Settings (besides login option) > Payment tab > Manage pre-approved payments > select Plenty of Fish payment > click on Cancel.

For any kind of help, you can contact Plenty of Fish.

The Bottom Line

After deactivating, those people can view your account.
✔️ Who uses POF username search tool to view hidden profiles.
✔️ People who are on 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.

Those are the steps to deactivate your POF account. Therefore, it’s not ideal to delete your POF account as it will remove your account permanently.

By hiding profile, you can recover your account any time.

Sometimes hiding profile refers that, the particular person is not seeking any partner and he/she has got someone.

After hiding your POF account, you can still continue messing.

So, that’s a plus point.

bnewtech Editorial Staff

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