How to Delete Zoosk

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Zoosk is one of the most popular online dating websites. Perhaps you’ve tried it and decided it’s not for you. Whether you’d like to take a break or want to shut down your account permanently, here are step-by-step instructions on how to delete Zoosk.

How to Deactivate Zoosk

For both temporary and permanent Zoosk deletion, the first step is to deactivate your account. If this is temporary, keep in mind that deactivating will hide your profile from other members and you will lose your connections and subscription benefits.

To fully deactivate, follow the steps below.

Step 1: Log in to your Zoosk account.
Step 2: Open the menu by clicking on your display name in the top right corner.
Step 3: Select “Account Settings” from the drop-down menu.
Step 4: Under “Account Status,” select “Deactivate.”
Step 5: Confirm on the next page by again selecting “Deactivate.”

If, at any time, you want to reactive your account, simply log in with your email address and password as normal.

How to Pause Zoosk

If you don’t want to lose your subscription benefits and connections, you can just pause your account. This will hide your profile, but allow you to retain your connections and messages. Follow these steps to pause your Zoosk account from your computer or using the Android/iOS apps:

From your computer:

Step 1: On your computer, go to, and log in to your account.
Step 2: In the top right corner of the screen click on your display name.
Step 3: Use the drop-down menu to select “Account Settings”.
Step 4: On the next page, select “Edit”, which is next to “Account Status”.
Step 5: Click “Pause Account”, then follow the prompts to complete the process.

From your Android app:

Step 1: Open the Zoosk app.
Step 2: In the top left corner of the screen, select the Menu icon.
Step 3: Select “Settings”, then select “Account Status”.
Step 4: Tap “Pause Account”, and then follow the steps to end the procedure.

From your iOS app:

Step 1: Open the Zoosk app.
Step 2: Tap the Profile icon at the bottom right corner of the screen.
Step 3: Tap the Gear icon to go to “Settings”.
Step 4: Select “Account Status”.
Step 5: Select “Pause Account”, and then follow the instructions.

How to Remove Zoosk from Facebook

If you’ve connected Zoosk to your Facebook account, you’ll want to remove those permissions so that Zoosk no longer appears in your Facebook feed. This section will tell you how to delete Zoosk from your Facebook account.

Step 1: Log in to your Facebook account.
Step 2: Open the menu by clicking the triangle in the top right corner.
Step 3: Select “Settings” from the drop-down menu.
Step 4: Select “Apps” in the left-hand column.
Step 5: Locate Zoosk in the apps list and click the “X” on the right side of the box.

How to Delete Zoosk Permanently

If you want to get rid of your Zoosk account completely, the final step is to contact Zoosk customer service.

Step 1: Go to Zoosk’s Customer Support page.
Step 2: Click “Email Customer Support.”
Step 3: Fill out the contact form and request that they delete your account completely.
Step 4: If you don’t get a response after three days, call Zoosk customer service directly at 888-939-6675. They are open Monday through Friday, 9-5 pm PST.


As with many social websites, they don’t make it easy to delete your account, because they hope you will return to it later on. As an example, you may also take a look at how to delete Tinder. Depending on whether you want to temporarily or permanently delete Zoosk, you may choose to deactivate, pause, or permanently delete your Zoosk account. In all cases, remember to remove Zoosk from your Facebook.  To permanently delete Zoosk, you will need to get in touch with their customer support. This may take several attempts with customer service, but remember to be polite and patient. If you’ve already deleted your Zoosk account, don’t forget to share your experience with us, in the form below!

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