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 cancel your account. Doing so is very simple. Keep reading to learn how to delete Tinder completely.

When you delete your account, you lose matches, messages, and other info associated with it permanently.

How to Cancel Tinder Plus or Tinder Gold on iOS

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

  1. Go to the App Store on your iOS device, scroll down, select your Apple ID or login.

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

  3. Select Unsubscribe or swipe the toggle to Off.

How to Cancel Tinder Plus or Tinder Gold

on Android

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

  1. Open the Google Play Store app.

  2. Search for the Tinder app.

  3. Select Tinder and choose Cancel or Unsubscribe.

  4. Confirm your decision.

How to Delete Tinder Account Using the App

You must be signed in to your Tinder account on the app to cancel your account for security purposes. To delete your account: 

  1. Select your profile and choose Settings.

  2. Scroll to the bottom of the settings page and select 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 Tinder.com

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

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. Log in to Tinder and access your profile.

  2. Scroll all the way down and select Delete My Account. Confirm that you want to delete the account.

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

How to Pause Your Tinder Account

Tinder gives you the option to pause your account if you need a break. If you 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.

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 restore your Tinder matches immediately.