It’s very hard for a geek and an introvert person to approach a girl/boy and ask him/her to go on a date. If you fall in either of these categories then you’re landed on the right webpage because these dating apps will help you to find yourself someone special. A lot of people think that these apps suck.
But, people who are not in relationship mostly use these apps and have had success finding love partners for them (which means these apps do work). Either you’re looking to get hooked up, casual chat or a one night stand, these free apps have got everything for you. These apps are available for both Android & iOS Users.
These apps are officially picked up by the editor of this blog. None of the listed app sponsors us. These reviews on free dating apps are based on our personal experience. And, if you want us to include any mobile dating app, then you can contact us. Oh, yes! Our team has tested all these apps so it’s all coming from our experience.
Free Dating Apps
|Dating App Name||iOS/Android||Price|
|Coffee Meets Bagel||Both||Free|
|Plenty Of Fish||Both||Free|
|How About We||Both||Free|
Tinder is one of the popular dating apps, as of now. Tinder has more than 100 million users, 1.4 billion swipes a day, 26 million matches a day, 54% of single users.
By reading the above stats, you can easily identify the popularity of Tinder. You can read more tinder’s interesting facts & statistics here.
Tinder is a app where you can find a match for you. To use this app first, firstly you need to install the app, then connect it to the Facebook account. Don’t worry about Facebook Authentication because nothing will be posted on your behalf.
Tinder also uses GPS so that it can trace your location, and find singles around you who’re looking to get hooked up or might want to hang out.
You can start using this app after entering your Bio. Make sure that your bio is on point if you want to get more right swipes on your profile. We have written an article on it, so make sure you read it
Read This Article Here: Best Tinder Bios
You’ll be displayed multiple potential matches everyday & if you’re interested in them, then you’ve to swipe right otherwise swipe left. Tinder app really worth the mention on our site.
Tinder is free and available both for Android & iOS users. Have a good time there, but be smart don’t get trapped by fake people. Also, make sure your openers are on point so that you get instant replies.
Check this article if you had hard time with Tinder: Best Tinder Openers
2. Coffee Meets Bagel
Coffe meets bagel is a free dating app, and pretty much different as compared to other flirting apps. Coffee meets bagel requires Facebook authentication like Tinder, but it doesn’t have the similar concept to Tinder.
After completing your bio & profile, you’ll be suggested a Bagel. You’ll be suggested Bagel based on Facebook Friends mutuality, and it will remain for 24 hours. If you like the bagel, you’ve to like her profile, and if that bagel likes your profile back, then you’ll be able to chat with each other.
The messages last long for a week only and after that, everything will be erased. So, this app pretty much forces you to get connected in real like. If you don’t like a person in a week, then there is no point chatting back and forth for months, therefore, we really like this concept. This app is available for Android & iOS user, and a good alternative to Tinder like apps.
If you want be in touch with the bagel then you can share a link of any of your social media profile like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or whatever social media platform you use. Else, you can exchange your mobile number, but you’ve to be very careful, because you don’t want to get hooked up with a gold digger or criminal.
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3. Plenty Of Fish
Alright, Plenty of Fish is a mobile app which is also known as P.O.F. It has good amount of active users. And, It is pretty similar to then Tinder. However, it doesn’t require Facebook authentication to use the app. So, if you don’t want to connect your Facebook account or don’t have one, then it’s a good app to start with.
Like any other app, You’ve to complete your profile to get started. If you use false language, then you’ll get banned, so make sure you don’t do that (unless you really don’t care)
You can message the users there, it doesn’t require any process like Coffee Meets Bagel (which you might like if you don’t have the patience) You can find P.O.F users around you – by the city, by new users, contacts and favorites settings, depending on you.
Here we have collected some additional stats from a reliable source about Plenty of Fish App.
- According to Google, Plenty of Fish is the most searched online dating service in 2015.
- POF is the recipient of the 2015 Dating Sites Reviews Editor’s Top Pick Innovative Award.
- POF is the recipient of the 2015 Dating Sites Reviews Editor’s Top Pick Over All Award.
- POF is the recipient of 2015 Dating Sites Reviews Single’s Choice Award for a Free Dating Service.
Plenty of Fish is available for both Android & iPhone users, so have a lovely time there.
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4. How About We
How About We is our no.1 pick for free flirting apps. This is an easy to use app and similar to other free dating apps with standard procedure. It’ll ask you some questions at the beginning that helps the app to find best potential matches.
It asks simple questions like “Your Favorite Movie,” so don’t get freaked out. In case, you don’t feel like answering any question, you can skip it (not a big deal). However, the profile picture is necessary, no matter what.
There is search widget option at the top right corner where you can find singles looking to get hooked up. If you’re interested in a person, you can hit him/her up using “I’m Intrigued” button.
This is a popular & part of HowAboutWe media company that focuses on dating related products. So, if you’re looking for some mobile dating apps then this app is definitely for you. The app is available both for iPhone and Android users.
lovo is one of the free dating apps. Lovo is popular in Europe countries, but not in the Asia, to be honest. This app is kind of similar to Tinder in functioning and UI, but it uses a special feature.
It has a feature called “Live Radar” which you can use by enabling GPS on your mobile. This feature will help you to find singles in your city, according to the location. You can also see the picture being shared by Lovoo users who are is the same area.
This app had 36 million users in 2015, and these numbers are increasing and will keep on increasing day by day.
You can connect your Lovoo account with Facebook or Instagram. If you love sharing the pictures, then connecting with Instagram is recommended. This app is available both for Android & iPhone users.
Hinge is one of the tinder like apps. In fact, it looks like a sister project of Tinder but that’s not the case. The UI is very similar to the Tinder but little more interactive and smooth. It uses your Facebook profile to connect with people.
It will search for friends of friends of your friends who are using the app and showcase them to you. Hinge is not for people who are looking to get hooked up. The downside of this app is that one of your Facebook friends have to have on this app so that you can find people in friend’s circle.
You can upload your profile pictures from Facebook, and Instagram. This system limits you especially when you’re not active on either of these social media platforms. No one can message you without getting MATCHED and you can expect to not see any inappropriate pictures because it uses Facebook and people can only use their official Facebook or Instagram pictures.
Though, it lacks in fancy functionalities but it’s a good app for women who want protection and safety. Here is what Hinge says “Inspired by love, and guided by authenticity, Hinge creates meaningful connections among those bold enough to seek real relationships.”
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7. Taste Buds
Taste buds is a unique app. We are not sure how many of you have heard about this app, but this is app is really worth trying – especially if you’re a music lover.
This app allows you start your profile without any social media account requirement. However, you can connect your Facebook account to the app, but it’s not mandatory.
The UI is simple but little uneasy – more on that later. You’ll be asked to answer a few questions. Since the main concept of this app is based on the “music taste of people” so you’ll be asked to fill to share your favorite tracks.
We all love music and songs choice can pretty much defines the personality of a person, so if you find a profile having same song choice as of yours, then you might want to message the person.
You can message anyone before and after match, so the restrictions are limited. You can send song tracks to people. Since there is no match restriction, the app has hundreds of thousands of users, and you’ll never run out of new people to chat with, new music to discover, and fun things to do.
Overall, it’s a new concept and you’ll definitely enjoy it. Like we said earlier, it has some problems like you can’t find your previous matched people or match history to be precise, the app only plays clips, and UI has issues.
It’s easy to skip on profiles, but the like button should be replaced to right-side, better motion while checking profiles of people. If Tastebuds work on these areas then it would be a good experience with new concept for dating. Overall, it’s a good unique dating app that definitely worth your time especially if you’re a music freak.
Match.com is one of the best dating sites available on the Internet. And, not to our surprise, they launched the mobile app version for people. It was launched in 1995 and today serves millions of singles in 24 countries, insane, right?
Well, unlike most of the apps, you don’t need your Facebook profile to initiate your profile on Match.com, but you do have to upload a picture and fill in basic information about yourself which is pretty simple and basic.
Match.com has a lot of people so you’ll never fell short of people. However, this app requires premium subscription to get the most out of this app, so if you don’t have budget then it might be an issue. (Premium subscription offers who’s recently looked at your profile and who has liked your pictures and includes a bunch of other features)
Its UI is simple, smooth, and easy to use. However, you’ll need time to get used to it. It has bunch of related tabs like “matches,” “viewed me,” “search,” and “mixer” which helps to navigate through the app smoothly.
The app is available both for Android and iPhone users. On top of that, you can also find give desktop version a shot.
Bumble is a new dating app with a twist in working mechanism and we love it. This app is pretty much similar to Tinder but works differently. Like tinder, you’ve to signup for the app using Facebook profile which might be annoying to a couple of people but it helps to kick out spammer and keep the safety for app users, so at the end of the day it’s good for you.
Once two users make a match, Girl has to message first. It’s a great concept, isn’t it? The match stays for 24 hours, if she doesn’t send you a message then it vanishes. However, if a guy is really into the girl, then he can extend the process for 24 hours.
Unlike Tinder, when you swipe up you see the additional pictures of people. In tinder, it like the profile profile, so you don’t have to forcefully see the people who thumbs up your profile.
The UI is very interesting and smooth. It’s easy to use. You can not send any P**n content to the user, it’s strictly prohibited as stated in Terms&condition which we people often ignore.
The funny and interesting part of this app is that Girls have to initiate, so if you’re a girl then there is 100% possibility that you might not like this idea as a lot of girls carry the ego on these apps.
You can read bumble’s blog which often posts successful dating stories. The people who met through this app and successfully dating or got married.
Wrapping it Up
So, these were our top pick for free apps for dating that cost nothing, and available for both iPhone & Android users. These apps are featured on the bases of our experience. Another thing, make 100% sure that you’re careful. Don’t share you bank information or any sort of personal information with a stranger because there are a lot of people out there who are evil.
You can visit our site Hookup Apps in near future if you need any sort of information about dating related advice and apps.