If you’re done with online dating, whether you’ve found a perfect match or you’re no longer interested in using a particular site, deleting your account should be easy. However, this isn’t always the case. Although deleting the app from your device may remove it from your end, others will still see you.
Quartz shared that Tinder advised after a certain period of time but wouldn’t specify how long. But what about Bumble? Do they follow the same process as Tinder?
To find out how you delete your account permanently, how long it takes for your information to be removed, and can you deactivate your account? Keep reading to find out.
Bumble won’t let me delete account
It is always frustrating when you try to delete an account, and you’ve taken in circles and cannot find out how to delete an account. Therefore we have a step by step guide on how to delete your account from Bumble.
- Open the app and tap the gear icon in the top left corner
- Followed by settings at the top of the screen
- Then scroll down to the bottom and hit delete
- Confirm why you want to delete your account from the drop-down, then tap delete again
- It will then ask you to write the word delete in lowercase letters if you want your account gone.
- Then tap confirm
- Once you’ve completed these steps, if you try to log in again, it will treat you like a new site user.
Confirm button not showing up
When trying to delete your account, typing delete in the correct case is essential, and else you will not get the confirm button; however, if you’re typing this in lower case and still no joy. Reddit users advise putting your account into snooze mode, then trying to delete it again. This appears to fix the issue.
How long does it take for Bumble to remove your profile
Bumble advises that it can take up to 30 days for the process to be completed due to needing to verify who you are.
How to remove Facebook from Bumble
If you joined the app via Facebook, the above steps would not work when it comes to deleting your account. So first, you need to remove Facebook from your Bumble account.
To do this on your phone, follow these steps:
- Log in to your Facebook account on the app
- Head to the menu on the bottom bar on the righthand side
- Scroll down to settings and privacy, click the downwards arrow
- Then permissions > apps and websites
- Click the app from the list, press the arrow and then remove
Can I unsubscribe from Bumble Boost without the app?
You can unsubscribe from Bumble without the app. You can do this via their website or subscriptions on your mobile device.
For Android and Google, you need to go on to the app store, subscriptions, and choose Bumble and click cancel.
How to delete Bumble but keep BFF
If you’re looking to delete the dating aspect of Bumble but want to keep the BFF, all you need to do is disable the date mode. So how do you do this?
Head on to settings in the right hand of your screen, then click the toggle off button next to date mode. This will then disable the dating mode.
There is currently no option to delete Bumble BFF or Bumble Bizz. However, Bumble will not show you on those sites if your profile is in a different mode.
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Can I deactivate Bumble?
You can temporarily deactivate Bumble dating via using their snooze mode feature, which essentially removes your account from being online without losing any connections or profile information. If you make matches and you haven’t spoken to them before using snooze, then they will no longer be there once you return due to the match time.
Will I lose my matches whilst on Snooze?
Your profile will become invisible while on snooze, meaning you won’t appear in the swiping carousel. However, your existing matches will be able to see you’re in snooze mode. It will state ‘unplugged right now but will be back soon. They will also be advised when you come back.
How do I reset my Bumble account?
If you’re looking to reset your Bumble account, do know that Bumble does not like it when you delete your account regularly and then create a new one. This can even result in you getting a ban or your account not being shown as frequently. However, resetting your account does allow for a completely new profile. In mind, users who have deleted Bumble to make a new account advise you to delete the app after deleting your account. Then to wait 24 hours before redownloading it, in case Bumble is monitoring your IP address. Once this time has passed, you will be able to make a new account.
If you’re having any issues with Bumble that you need our help with, please feel free to get in touch.