Of all online dating websites an app, the curiosity of getting to know people is endless. If they are really engaging then you end up spending a lot of time there too. There is a website called Plenty of Fish or POF where you might have also engaged. People have plenty of reasons here to hide their profile too. If you wanted to do that officially, follow the below steps.

  1. Deleting an Account is Permanent

There are two things that you can do, hide or delete. Once is a short time affair and the other is permanent.

  • Hiding an account the profile will still be visible to some users.
  • It can make it open anytime without any notice.
  • Deleting or eliminating your account will remove your profile completely.
  1. It is Unrecoverable

Deleting an account means permanently removing your profile from POF. It is not deactivating your account as in Facebook, but deleting your account.

  • If you delete your POF account, you cannot recover it.
  • There is no option of deactivating your account here.
  • You will have to create a new account then.
  1. Remove an Application Account

It is hassle free just like clicking on a button and you are done. The social network site Plenty of Fish is like that only and it does not make sense to keep your personal data available to everybody.

  • Go to the website or the account page of your application.
  • It will ask you to enter username and password if you are not logged in.
  • Go to the Remove Profile option to exclude your profile henceforth.
  1. Complete the Process

If you want to verify that the process was done properly you can do a finishing step before your exit. There will be several messages before you delete the profile.

  • It will ask you to reconsider because the action is irreversible.
  • It is impossible to recover it and you may regret it.
  • POF will also ask you the reason to delete your account.
  1. Go to Their Official Page

You can always start with a careful reading of their official support page and then learn more from other places.

  • They tell you to read more than 48k success stories and reconsider removing the account.
  • All the notification and cautionary measures are written on the top of the page.
  • It also says 64% of people leaving POF have found someone here.
  1. Find the Link to Delete Your Account

The actual link to delete your account can be found below in that official page and this takes you directly to the aforementioned webpage

  • It shows you that you can hide your profile as well.
  • This will remove all bars of images and remove you from searches across the site.
  • It is also recommending this for a short break in case you want to.
  1. The Hide Option vs Delete

The hide option can be done from the edit profile section of your app, but you can delete and this is irreversible

  • They ask you to consider checking their “help section” for any help with the process.
  • Else, you can log in and continue with your delete account step.
  • It is hassle-free as mentioned above.

TIPS

  • In order to remove and delete your POF account/profile entirely from their databases follow the above procedure.
  • For a short break, you don’t have to delete it, just hide it and you will not be found in any searches on the site.

For any help contact their help section.

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