FAQ POF for iPhone

Here are the most frequently asked questions about the POF app for iPhone. Many Plenty of Fish iphone app users have asked them over time and we thought it might be a good idea to share them with you.

Profile Questions:

Already registered members of POF can login to the app using the same username and password they use for the dating site.

If you do not have an account and wish to register via the app follow these steps:

Launch the app from your iPhone > tap on Signup > Then on the splash screen > create your new account > start dating other singles online

Editing of your profile:

To update your profile on POF through the iPhone app you will need to:

  • Login to the app
  • Tap on profile
  • Tap the edit icon on the top right side of the menu
  • Change your profile by adding information, changing your image or uploading new images etc…
  • To save your changes tap on – Update Profile

How to access messages via the app?

You need to be logged in to the app in order to access messages. Then follow these steps:

  • Tap the – conversations – icon
  • To read messages you need to tap at the right hand side of the user’s image
  • To visit a user’s profile page you need to tap on their profile image

Location Services Options

Turning local dating GPS on or off

Sometimes users do not wish to use the POF GPS system and sometimes they do.

GPS settings for the app are controlled by your iPhone device settings and not via the app settings so remember where to change them!

These instructions will help you to turn off or on the POF GPS:

  • On your iPhone go to settings
  • Tap on location services
  • Select the POF app from the list of apps that show and then turn on or off location services

Turning off Push Notifications

The POF iphone dating app sends push notifications from time to time to keep their users updated about other singles which have showed interest in their profile. These push notifications can pop up when you have received a new message, when your profile has been added as favorite by a user, when a member wishes to meet, and for local events offered by POF.

Push notifications for the app are controlled by your iPhone device settings and not via the app settings so remember where to change them!

To turn these notifications off or on follow these steps:

  • On your iPhone go to settings
  • Tap on notifications
  • From the list of apps that appear choose the POF APP and tap it
  • From the screen that appears you will have an option to turn notifications on or off

How to Upload and Manage Images

How to Upload an Image

You need to be logged in to the POF iPhone app in order to upload an image. Then follow these steps:

  • Tap on images
  • At the top right corner tap on the camera icon
  • Tap on choose image from your phone or take image

How to make your image private

  • Tap on images
  • Under the photo you wish to hide tap on – hide photo

How to make your image public

  • Tap on images
  • Choose by tapping on the image you would like to hide or unhide
  • Under the photo you would like to unhide tap on – Public or Private

How to delete an image

  • Tap on images
  • Choose the image you would like to delete by tapping on it
  • Under the photo you would like to remove tap on – Delete Photo

Controlling Features

All featured need to be changed while you are logged in to the iPhone app!

How to add a profile to your favorites

  • Tap the user’s profile you would like to add
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page where you would find a – add to favorites – button
  • Tap it to add to your favorites

How to search for local singles on the POF app for iPhone

How to find other mobile users

This feature allows POF iPhone app users to search only for other users which are using mobile devices. To find mobile users on POF follow these steps:

  • Tap on mobile users
  • A list of online mobile users will show which are only using the iPhone or Android App

Local search is enabled on the iPhone app by using the GPS feature or by entering your zip code. The feature will never reveal your exact location and is only available to other POF members. Enabling this feature will help to connect you with other singles in your area.

  • On the home screen – tap on search
  • Tap on refine to limit your search results to a certain area

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