New to dating app Tinder? Here’s how you can use it seamlessly

Tinder, the online dating app allows you to match profiles based on your compatibility and preferences. Know how to start.

| Updated on: Aug 22 2022, 11:24 IST
Step-by-step guide to use Tinder. (REUTERS)
Step-by-step guide to use Tinder. (REUTERS)

New to Tinder? Don't know how or where to start? Well! You have landed on the right page. Here we have brought you a step-by-step guide on how to use Tinder. But before you start, know what Tinder is and how it works. Tinder is an online match-making social app or dating app. It lets people swipe a profile left or right on the basis of profile compatibility. Started as a dating website among students and college-going individuals, Tinder was founded by John Rad and Jonathan Badeen. Know how you can start using Tinder.

How to use Tinder?

To use Tinder, you'll first have to install the Tinder app and create a profile there. Once done you'll be able to access Tinder interface and settings, and start matching with other users in no time.

How to create an account on Tinder?

30 Minutes
  • Smartphone
  • Laptop
  • Updated browser
  • Internet
Step 1:

Download the Tinder app from Play store or App store. 

Step 2:

Now open Tinder and tap “LOG IN WITH FACEBOOK” available at the bottom of the screen.

Step 3:

Click on OK when prompted and enter the Facebook login details if it isn't saved on your device.

Step 4:

Tap Allow when prompted and turn on location services for Tinder. For Tinder to work, you must leave the live location feature on.

Step 5:

Now select if you want to receive notifications or not. Once done, your Tinder profile will be created using your Facebook account information. Now you can start using Tinder for free. You can even buy Tinder Gold if you want some extra features.

Step 6:

Now, you can review the Tinder page and check out other Tinder profiles. 

Step 7:

Tap the red X icon to dislike a profile or swipe left over a profile to perform if you don’t like the profile. 

Step 8:

If you like any of the Tinder profiles, tap in the green, heart-shaped icon to match with them if they like you back. You can also swipe right over a profile to like the profile.

Step 9:

You can tap on the purple lightning bolt icon to boost your profile's visibility for thirty minutes. Tinder gives one free boost per month.

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First Published Date: 08 Apr, 14:58 IST