Mobile FAQ - POF's Android App

What is the POF Android application and why should I use it?

The POF Android application gives you access to many POF features on your Android phone. now has a mobile app for both Android and iPhone users. With the Android app, you can access many of the site’s features on your phone. You can upload an image, edit your profile, search for users, and read and reply to messages. You can also view your matches, your favorites and the users who have viewed your profile. Our exclusive “Mobile Users” feature gives you access to singles near you who are also using our app.

How do I start using the POF Android app?

If you have an mobile device or tablet with Android, you can download and use the app. You will also need network access through your carrier, or WiFi Internet access.

How do I download the application?

The app is available at the Android Market.

Click here to download the POF Android app!

How much does it cost to use the POF Android app?

The app is 100% free to download and use.

In which languages is the Android app available for download?

The POF Android application is available in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and German.

I’m not in the United States or Canada, can I still use the application?

Yes! The POF Android application is available internationally.

I installed the application on my Android. How do I log in and use the application?

If you have previously registered with POF, use your existing username and password to log in to the application.

If you are new to POF, simply launch the app and click "Sign Up Now" on the main page. It only takes a few moments to create an account and get started!

How can I upload a photo on the POF Android app?

You can upload a photo with the POF app by following these instructions:

  • Log in to the app
  • Click "Images"
  • Tap the camera icon on the top right and follow the instructions..

Can I edit my profile on the app?

Yes! To edit your profile:

  • Log in to the app
  • Go to Profile
  • Tap "Edit Profile"
  • Make the desired changes, then click "Update Profile" or "Save".

Note - some sections of the profile can only be updated on a desktop web browser. If using a mobile device and don't see the section you wish to edit:

  • Go to
  • Click on "Menu" (top left corner)
  • Scroll to the bottom and select "Switch to desktop site"
  • Click on "Edit Profile" (in the top black bar) or go to to see ALL areas of the profile that can be edited

How does the search feature work?

The search feature uses your phone’s GPS or your zip/postal code to determine your location. The GPS must be enabled for this feature to work. If your GPS isn't enabled, we will determine your location by using the zip or postal code you provided when you signed up.

Note: your exact position will never be revealed to other POF users. The feature uses your location to deliver matches in your immediate vicinity. Please review the terms of Plentyoffish’s privacy policy: (

How do I turn push notifications on and off?

The POF Android app will send you notifications when you have a new message. To turn these notifications on or off, follow these instructions:

  • Log in to the app.
  • On the home page, tap menu.
  • Select SETTINGS.
  • Under ENABLE GPS, select yes or no.
  • Click Save.

How do I log out of the app?

To log out of the app, simply go to the home page and select "Logout".

I need more help using the app. What should I do?

If you have other questions about our app, please check our help section: FAQ

I’m having trouble with the POF for Android application. What should I do?

Please make sure that you have the most up-to-date version of the application.