How to delete Tinder account?

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Have you found the one that you would like to spend your life with? Or are you just bored with the platform that is Tinder. People in this online world find it difficult to connect with others in person and are trying to find love and friendships online.

steps to Delete Tinder Account

Does it provide you with a personal touch? Is there a spark in swiping left and right on your mobile? Does that spark match the sparks that fly when you meet a stranger in person?

Whatever maybe your reason to leave the online dating platform Tinder, you can find the steps down below to delete the tinder account.

Thing To Note Before Deleting your Tinder account

There is a certain set of information about your data, subscriptions, and privileges on Tinder that you should know before you take the plunge of deleting your account. There will also be alternatives listed in this blog that will help you remove the features on Tinder that annoy you without deleting the account.

  • All your data will be deleted from your account including your personal information
  • You will lose all the likes, messages, and matches on your account.
  • You will not be able to use the benefits of your subscription.

Make sure to read and understand these terms before you move to the next section for instructions to delete your account.

How to Delete your Tinder account?

On the Mobile app

  • Launch the app.
  • Log in to your account with the correct credentials if you are not currently logged in.
  • At the main screen, on the top, click on the Profile icon that you see there.
  • Click on Settings.
  • When you scroll to the bottom, you will find an option to Delete account.
  • Click on Delete Account.
  • Choose a reason for deleting the account.
  • Confirm that you want to delete your account.
  • Your account will be deleted.

On their Website

  • Go to the Tinder website.
  • Log in to your account.
  • Click on My Profile.
  • Click on Account Settings.
  • Click on Delete Account.

Your account will stop showing in searches after seven days of inactivity and your data will be deleted in three months.

Alternatives to Deleting your Tinder account

If you do not want to take the more drastic step of deleting your account, and see yourself returning to the platform after a while, there is an option that you can consider. You can choose to hide your account instead.

How to Hide your Tinder account?

  • Launch the app on your device.
  • Log in to your account with the correct credentials.
  • Click on the Profile icon.
  • Click on Settings.
  • After scrolling down for a bit, click on the option that reads Discovery Settings.
  • Discover the toggle for Show Me On Tinder. Turn the toggle off.
  • Your account will be hidden for a while.

You can choose to reactivate your account any time you want by switching on the toggle. While the account is hidden, new matches will not be able to discover your account but be aware that the people that you have already matched with and messaged, will be able to see your profile even when it is hidden.

FAQs | Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get back my tinder account that I deleted?

Once you pull the plug on your account on Tinder, you cannot get your account back. You can start a new account on the same email that you used earlier, but this will be a fresh start. You will lose all your data, likes, messages, and matches and you cannot recover your account. Also, there is no transition period for account deletion on Tinder. The account is deleted immediately and you will not have a chance to change your decision. So, before you delete your account, make sure you are not making this decision in haste and actually want to delete it.

What happens to my Tinder Plus subscription Once I Delete My Account?

When you decide to delete your account, the subscription is not canceled automatically. You will need to cancel the subscription manually from the Google Play Store or Apple store depending on the device that you are using.

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Falguni Rana is a technology writer who has expertise in software and hardware troubleshooting. She publishes how-to and troubleshooting guides for different apps, websites, games, and consumer hardware products.