How to Delete Tinder

Tired of swiping? Get rid of your Tinder account

Delete Tinder app

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If you've gotten tired of swiping on Tinder, you can delete your account. Doing so is very simple. Keep reading to learn how to delete a Tinder profile completely.

Simply deleting the Tinder app from your phone does not delete your Tinder account. If you've already deleted your Tinder app, you have two options. You can reinstall the app, delete your account, then delete the app again, or you can delete the account via

How to Cancel Tinder Subscription

If you have a Tinder Plus or Tinder Gold subscription you may have to cancel the subscription before deleting the account to prevent continuing charges.

To unsubscribe from Tinder Plus or Tinder Gold on iOS:

  1. Go to the App Store on your iOS device, scroll down, then either tap your Apple ID or log in.

  2. Scroll down, then go to Subscriptions > Manage > Tinder.

  3. Either tap Unsubscribe or swipe the toggle to Off.

To unsubscribe from Tinder Plus or Tinder Gold on Android:

  1. Open the Google Play Store app.

  2. Search for the Tinder app.

  3. Tap Tinder, then tap either Cancel or Unsubscribe.

  4. Confirm your decision.

How to Delete Tinder Account Using the App

  1. Tap your profile, then tap Settings.

  2. Scroll to the bottom of the settings page, then tap Delete Account.

    Settings for deleting Tinder account
  3. You'll be asked why you're deleting your account. Choose your reason and answer the follow-up questions, then confirm the action.

  4. Once you've deleted your account, you'll be redirected to the Tinder homepage. From here you can register a new account or delete the Tinder app.

How to Delete Tinder Account From

Many may be most familiar with Tinder through its mobile app, but you can also access Tinder through

If you've never logged into Tinder through a web browser, you can log in with your Facebook account if that's how you first registered. If you registered with a phone number, you'll have to input your phone number to receive a code via text. Input the code to log in.

  1. Once logged in and passed Tinder's web browser tips and tricks, you'll be able to see your matches and access your profile to the left.

  2. Scroll all the way down and select Delete My Account. You will see options similar to those on the app.

    Setting to delete Tinder via web browser
  3. Once you've confirmed your action you will be redirected to the Tinder homepage.

How to Delete Tinder App

Deleting the Tinder app on either iOS or Android devices is very similar. Most smartphones allow you to delete apps from your home page by long pressing the app icon.

  • On iOS: Tap the X, then confirm the action.
  • On Android: Tap Uninstall.

How to Pause Your Tinder Account

Tinder gives you the option to pause your account if you just need a break. If you just don't want to receive correspondence from Tinder for a while, tap Pause My Account when following the instructions for deleting an account via the Tinder app.

Settings to pause your Tinder account
Settings to pause your Tinder account.

This will immediately hide your Tinder profile card. If you access the main part of Tinder, you won't see any matches to swipe left or right. Instead, the app will present an Enable Discovery option when you're ready to return. Tap this to immediately restore your Tinder matches.