How to Permanently Delete a Tinder Account

How to Permanently Delete a Tinder Account

Tinder is one of the most popular dating apps/platforms, with over 75 million reported active users per month. Users upload their photos, list personal information and interests to attract potential partners. With such a huge database, individual visibility is challenging, and your ranking can go down if you're not an active user.

Online platforms are prone to data breaches, and Tinder is no exception. It's essential to delete your account if you're not using it to protect your information. DoNotpay can help you  even if you don't remember your password. 

The application has three subscription tiers, i.e., Plus, Gold and Platinum. Members get to unlock different features depending on their subscription tier. While there's a privacy function within the platform, most information uploaded by users is visible to other users, including location when in active use. If you can't remember the last time you used your account, it's time to delete the online account.

Aside from deleting your Tinder account, we can also assist you in removing your accounts in:

How to Delete a Tinder Account on Your Own

Here's a step-by-step process on how to :

  1. Log in to your account from the browser or the Tinder app using your email address and password.
  2. If you forgot your password, you can request password recovery, which will be sent to the email address associated with your account.
  3. Click on the profile icon and go to the settings.
  4. Click on delete account, down at the bottom of the page.
  5. You'll get a prompt to either deactivate or delete your account.
  6. Click on delete, and you'll get a second prompt to state your reason for leaving Tinder.
  7. You'll receive a final prompt reminding you that the action is irreversible. Click delete my account to confirm.

It's important to note that after deleting your account, Tinder still retains your data for 3 months for marketing purposes.

Why Would You Want to Delete a Tinder Account?

There are several reasons why you would want to delete your account other than the fact that you just don't want to use it anymore. These include:

You're in a committed relationship.The purpose of having a Tinder account is to meet other singles. If you're in a relationship or don't feel like online dating anymore, you may want to delete your account.
To protect your privacy.Sensitive information is shared on the Tinder platform. If you're no longer using the app, you may want to delete it to protect your privacy.
To prevent credit card fraud.To gain access to better features on Tinder, you need to buy a subscription, and payment is made via a credit/debit card. Even when you unsubscribe, Tinder still has access to your card details, which may be compromised in case of a breach of data.
To get rid of spam messages.Tinder shares its information with select third parties. As long as your account is active, you'll get promotional messages either from Tinder or from their third-party associates since your email is still in their database.

What Problems Can You Encounter When Trying to Delete a Tinder Account?

Tinder's parent company, Match Group Holdings II LLC, has the app set up in a way that discourages account deletion. When trying to delete your Tinder account, you'll get a prompt to deactivate the account instead. If you have an inactive subscription, deactivating your account pauses your subscription so you can resume whenever you choose. However, your data will still be accessible to Tinder and third parties.

It's easy to give up during the process and opt for deactivation instead. DoNotpay is a better solution for deleting accounts you no longer use. You have to click once, no need for multiple confirmations.

How to Delete a Tinder Account With DoNotPay

Keeping online accounts secure requires caution when managing passwords. It's hard to keep track of all your passwords. Using one password across multiple social platforms exposes your data to unnecessary risks. Manage your data by getting rid of old accounts you no longer use.

If you want to delete an old Tinder account but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 7 easy steps:

  1. Go to Delete Old Accounts product on DoNotPay.


  2. Select the type of account you are trying to delete, such as email, streaming service, social media, gaming, eCommerce, and more.


  3. Tell us more about your account, including usernames and associated emails / phone numbers.


  4. Help us verify your account ownership by entering the date you first created the account, when you last logged in, any payment methods saved under the account, etc.


  5. Upload photographic evidence if you have any that can help prove your account ownership.


  6. Enter any last known or previously used passwords.


  7. Enter your contact information and submit the task!


Why Use DoNotPay to Delete a Tinder Account

You don't have to re-download the Tinder app to delete your Tinder account. DoNotPay can help you delete your Tinder account instantly without you logging in. Our process is much easier, faster and you're assured that your information is deleted from the Tinder database. Sign up today to enjoy the benefits of DoNotPay services.

What Else Can DoNotPay Do?

DoNotPay works with multiple service providers and companies to give you access to any information you may need to delete old accounts that you no longer use.

Account deletion is only a drop in the bucket of our services. These are just a few examples of how we can advocate for you:

If you can't remember your log-in details, worry not. DoNotPay still has you covered. Give us the email address associated with the account you want to delete, and we'll handle the rest for you.

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