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Your Account Settings

How to delete or disable your account

You can disable or delete your account on the web from your settings page where it says “Need a Break?” on the bottom of the page. On the app, tap the gear icon at the top of ...

How to change your password

On the web If you know your password and want to choose a new one, go to your settings page and enter a new password at the bottom of the page.  On the app Tap the gear icon at the top of yo...

How to change your name

You can change your displayed name on the settings page. You can get to this page on the app by tapping on the green pencil icon at the top of your profile, next to your currently displayed name. W...

How to change your profile location

On the web You can change your profile's listed location on the settings page. On the app Go to your profile, then tap the edit pen icon under your profile photo. From there, you can select y...

Privacy Controls

Your Profile Mutual Fit You will only see and be seen by members who are the age/ location/ gender/ orientation you are looking for, and whose parameters also describe you.  This means that ...

First names on OkCupid instead of usernames

Dating (and hooking up and friendship) is more personal than a username. We want to make interactions here more human, and part of that is introducing yourself as you would in real life. Interactions ...