Here, we’ll be discussing on POF Login process ad as well a the problems that you might face if you are a complete newbie. But before that, let us learn what POF is really about.
Plenty of Fish or better known as POF is one of the oldest and biggest Online dating site on the internet. Established in 2003, it has crossed the long journey and now this online dating site is available in 7 languages. Although with the heavy competition in the market, Plenty of fish is mostly used online dating site in Canada, Australia, Brazil, United Kingdom and many more countries.
What makes POF different from other sites and why should I use it?
This is the most common questions as there are many dating apps/sites on the internet. So, what makes the POF really special?
First off, it is one of the oldest and simultaneously has the biggest user than any other online dating sites.
Secondly, it has a unique feature that no other site has ever got; i.e. Chemistry test. Here, you can have a test of a particular person that you want to hook up with. This test generally compiles all of your data that includes your interest, hobby, looking for etc from your profile with the profile of the person that you wish to hook up with. So, it makes it really easy for you to know what s/he really interested in or is there any single chance that you can make it or not etc.
So, these are some of its unique features. Now let us move on to the topic.
Signing in to plenty of fish is pretty easy. All you need to do is
- Go to www.pof.com.
- Now, in the homepage, click on “Sign in” from top of the page.
- Enter your email address and password in the appropriate box.
- Finally, click on “Check Mail” button.
Looks easy right?
But if this is your first time logging in to this site, then there might be some confusion or you might end up in some login problems. here are some of the problems and its solutions
Forgot the password
This is the most common problem and not only the new users but old users are also facing the same issue. So, first of all, just relax, you can easily create your new password and continue with your account. All you need to do is:
- Go to this link https://www.pof.com/getpassword.aspx It will take you to the password reset page.
- Now enter your email address in the box and click on “Submit”.
- Now, you’ll receive a password reset link on your email address.
- Click on that link and create a new password.
Unlike other social media and online dating sites, you won’t find “forgot my password” in the login page which confuses the users. So, just click on the link given above and reset your password. And if you wish to know the full process on how to get to the page in detail, then here it is:
- From the homepage of Plenty of Fish, click on “Help“.
- Scroll down a bit and in the left-hand side, click on “Retrieve Login Information” link under “Security”.
- Now, you’ll be landed on the page where you need to enter your email address.
Change POF Password
Changing the password every 3 months is highly recommended. So, if you are confused on how to change your pof password, here’s the detailed guide:
- Login to your Dating account.
- Click on “Edit Profile” from the Menu bar.
- Again, Click on “Edit Profile” located in the middle of the page.
- Now, scroll down to the bottom of the page.
- Under the Change Password section, enter your old password and new password twice and click on “Update password”.
POF Sign up
Creating an account on plenty of fish is a bit more lengthy process as unlike other sites, you need to enter your personal information and as well as complete your profile by entering your interests, hobbies etc. But it’s quite simple. Here’s what you need to do:
- First of all, go to the official site of plenty of fish.
- Now, from the menu bar, click on on “Register”.
- You’ll be redirected to the registration page.
- Here, enter all your information asked genuinely. That includes your username, creating a password, your Date of birth, Gender, Email address, Country, Ethnicity and fill up the captcha box (as shown in the image below).
- Once you’re done filling up the form, click on “Continue”.
- And now comes the interesting part. Here in this new page, you need to complete the questionnaire that includes your hobbies, interests, some personal questions like do you smoke or not? do you drink or not? your love for pets, your academic qualifications etc.
- All the questions are required to be answered however you can choose the option “Prefer not to say” in some cases.
- And once you’re done completing these questionnaires, click on “Create my Profile now” button.
And that’s it. Your account is now officially created.
Note: While answering the questions in the final page of registration, be genuine. Don’t fake your answers. Remember I talked about the chemistry test earlier in this post, these are the elements that define your score while doing your test. So, be who you are. There’s a plenty of fish in the sea.
Delete POF Account
There comes a time when you don’t need a dating account as you’ve met your partner and wish to discontinue the service. So, in this case, all you need to do is:
- Sign in to your account.
- Go to this link: https://www.pof.com/deleteaccountb.aspx?helpmenu=1
- This will land you on the account deletion page. There are a few things you need to provide before deleting the account. Like, your username, password (for verification), reasons for leaving, numbers of dates you went to via POF etc.
- After finishing the questionnaire, click on “Quit/Give Up/Delete Account” button at the bottom.
Remember, account deletion is permanent and once you click on that button, you can’t get your account back. So, make sure you’re sure and committed to a serious relationship before deleting your account.
However, if you are not sure but at the same time don’t want to be on a dating site then you can hide your profile from other users. By doing this, you’ll be invisible to other users. In other words, other users cant find you even if they type in your username. So, in order to hide your profile temporarily, all you need to do is:
- Sign in to your account.
- Now, click on “Edit Profile” from the menu bar.
- Now, you’ll see the text that reads, ”To hide your profile from others, Click Here“. Click on that link. (check out the image below for the further assistance).
- As soon as you press that link, your profile will be hidden from other users.
This is the best option if you are not serious in your relationship or if you’re tired of being in a relationship. And as soon as you think you’re ready, repeat the same step as explain above to unhide your profile.
Remember, the following users can still view your profile even if you choose to be hidden:
- Those users whom you contact after you hide your account.
- Those users with whom you used to chat in the inbox.
- Those who are on your favorite list.
- Those who have you on their favorites.
So, these are the simple login process and the common problems and it’s solutions that you might face while accessing your account. If you have any problems or some queries regarding the topic discussed, feel free to contact us.