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How to search users and find people in POF easily

POF, or (Plenty of Fish), is an online dating platform that has been gaining fame since 2003 to be among the top positions. It currently belongs to Match, linked to other services known as Tinder o and the number of users is around 3 million, not counting the number of people registered.

However, with so many people using POF on a daily basis, it can be difficult find someone in particularbeing the option of search user in POF both by the username and by the first and last name, one of the most used functions. The alternatives to search for users in POF are the following.

Search for a person in POF with username

In its early days, you could find any POF user with their user number, but currently this option is no longer available. However, you can access this information, using the username, through Google.

This method is as simple as perform a google search filtering the search options so that only those related to or appear, since these profiles are already part of Google. The process is the following:

  • Go to the main page of Google or type directly

    Search for users on POF using the “” command.
  • Write the sequence indicated below, placing first the Username what do you want to search followed by OR Example: thomascook OR

    Screen search for people in POF
    List of results of users found in POF searching for them.
  • Locate the Username among all the results that appear.
  • Click on the profile to see if it is the person you are trying to locate. If you have not been successful, return to the main page to check the rest of the profiles.

In the event that you cannot locate the user in question, it is possible that Google has not tracked them, so you will not be able to find them using this method. In any case, there is the option of trying your luck, typing the name and surname.

There is a little trick that can help you find a user without using complex commands in Google. It’s a search engine for users of the POF platformwhich name is From here, you directly access Google in a more simplified way. To put it into operation you just have to type followed by the username and search button.

Search for a person in POF using the search engine

On the website of POFyou will also find a integrated search engine to search for specific users. Many of the people who have used it have come to report this option so that it does not seem particularly efficient in searching for users. If you want to try it, the procedure is as follows:

  1. Access the service either
  2. Login to enter your account.
  3. Go to the page of advanced search
  4. Fill in the search filters in the form enabled in POF.
  5. Click on the option «Search«.

You will have access to all the results related to the selected search filters, remember that you must be patient and investigate the person well in order to have more data and make a more complete search, there will be more possibilities of finding it!

Search for a person in POF through the application

In the event that you use the POF application for mobile devices, you will be able to access the option to search for other people who use POF. Here are the steps to search and find a person through the app:

  1. Download and install POF on your device (if you have the app, you can skip this step):
  2. Login on the platform with your user data.
  3. Locate the option «Search” as follows:
    Screen search for people in POF
    Select the magnifying glass option, “Search”.
  4. Configure the functions and filters of the search engine to successfully locate the user you are looking for.
Clarification: you will have seen that it is not an easy process to find a person in Plenty of Fish, but it is not impossible either, you only have to have certain information, such as their name, nickname, surname/s, date of birth and even a photo, and using some Of the above methods, you will almost certainly find this person!

Don’t have a POF account yet? From our website we offer you a complete guide so you can create a POF account. It’s fast, simple and will give you the opportunity to meet interesting people!