How to delete your OkCupid account?

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In the vast sea of dating apps, has OkCupid transitioned as a Shark?  Judging by the number of people that are leaving the platform, it is hard to say that it is so. What are the reasons that people are leaving OkCupid?

How To Delete Your OkCupid Account

Women on the platform are tired of the messages that they receive in huge volumes. This sometimes translates as harassment to them and they find solace in deleting the app.

The reason can also be that you found someone either on the platform or outside the platform. This is the reason that most dating apps lose their potential customers. But this is also inevitable. 

The OkCupid platform is also not immune to catfishing. This is a big turn-off for people who are looking for genuine relationships on the platform.

If you are one of the users at OkCupid looking for advice on how to leave the platform for good, you can follow the steps down below to delete your OkCupid account.

Thing To Note Before Deleting OkCupid account

Before you delete any account that has details about you, you should make sure that you have an idea about the impact of the same.

Here are some points that you should remember before you delete your account.

  • You cannot shut the OkCupid account from the mobile app. You will need to delete your account using your computer.
  • The subscription that you paid for through a credit card will be canceled as soon as you delete the account.
  • If the account is temporarily disabled, the subscription will be paused for the time being and you will only be asked to pay after you reactivate the account.
  • In case of subscriptions purchased through iTunes or Google Pay, you need to cancel the subscription on your own before you proceed with deleting the account.

If you have read all the terms above and understood them, you can now read the next section for steps on how to delete the account on OkCupid.

How To delete OkCupid account?

Here is how you can delete your account on OkCupid.

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  • Follow the link and log in to your account with the correct credentials
  • On the home page, go to the extreme right to find your Profile icon on the top.
  • Click on your Profile
  • From the dropdown menu, select Settings
  • On the left tab, click on My Account
  • Navigate to the bottom to click on the Go Here link
  • Click on Delete Account
  • A popup appears. This is to confirm that you indeed want to delete your account
  • Click on Confirm
  • Click on Delete once again
  • Your account will be deleted.

How to temporarily Disable the OkCupid account?

If you do not want to commit to deleting your account, you can also go with the option of disabling your account.

This allows you to take a break from the platform as you will not receive any notifications from the app. The people on the app will also see your account as deleted.

This however is helpful if you want to reactivate your account in the future.

Here is how you can disable your account.

  • Follow the link and log in to your account with the correct credentials
  • On the top right corner of the home page, click on your Profile
  • From the dropdown menu, click on Settings
  • Click on My Account. You will find this on the left tab
  • Scroll down and click on the link that says Go Here
  • Click on Disable Account
  • Confirm that you want to disable your account.

FAQs | Frequently Asked Questions

1. How can I restore my deleted account on OkCupid?

Unfortunately, once deleted you cannot get your account restored. This is why it is suggested that you should be sure about your decision when you decide to delete the account. If you are not sure and just want a break, you should try the disable account feature instead. This way you can reactivate your account whenever you feel the need for it.

I deleted my account on OkCupid but I am still getting billed for my premium subscription. How to stop this?

If you subscribe on OkCupid through a credit card or Paypal account, the membership gets canceled or paused depending on whether you deleted the account or just disabled it. If you subscribed through iTunes or Google Pay though, the subscription will not follow automatic cancelation. You will have to manually cancel the subscription from Google Play Store or Apple store.  This is probably the reason why you are still getting billed. Cancel the subscription from Google Play Store or Apple Store. If the problem persists, you can get in touch with customer support at OkCupid so that they can help you with the cancellation of your subscription. Hope this helps with what you are looking for.

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