Top 10 Tinder Alternatives for Android and iOS

Tinder is probably one of the most talked about apps in online dating apps world. Tinder was launched in 2012, and till now it hasn’t stopped attracting users for finding their preferred mates or so-called “Soul Mates.” One main reason for the popularity of Tinder is it’s easy to use features like swipe right feature to like someone and swipe left if you are not interested in that person. If you are fortunate enough and get a like back by the person, you liked its called a match. If you are bored with Tinder then here are some best Tinder Alternatives in 2019 for Android, iOS and Windows.

Tinder Alternatives in 2019

At the time of writing this article, there are 26 million matches per day on Tinder. It also has some paid upgrades like Tinder Plus and Tinder Gold which provides additional benefits like unlimited likes and more on the top of its traditional features. These additional features are somehow overpowering the free features. Also, Tinder is a dating app which majors in looks based dating which is not everyone looking for. So if you are not satisfied with Tinder due to mentioned drawbacks here, we are listing Top 10 Tinder Alternatives for android and ios.

1. Happn – Best Tinder alternative in India

Happn is our top pick for Tinder alternative because of it’s very interesting and fun to use features which you can guess from their tagline that is “Find the people you have crossed path with.” Other Happn member’s profile is presented on your timeline if they are around you. You can like or dislike that person and similar to Tinder when you get like back you can start a conversation with them. When you like each other its called a Crush! You can also send a person a Secret Like. They will know about your secret like only if they like you (Fortune may favor you for your bravery here!).

Happn even provides a feature to see the number of times you have been around the same person or vice-versa. Some frequent path crossing may depict the number of stalking times of yours or theirs. If you believe in destiny, you can consider this frequent path crossing as some signal. But this destiny thing may be not applicable if you go to college or work through the same route. I feel sorry for you in that case. Overall this app may be fruitful for you so you can give it a try.

2. OkCupid Dating

OkCupid Dating app focuses more on your interior qualities than your exterior beauty. This app highlight features like your personality, likes-dislikes, interests, etc. They have few taglines like “We Highlight What Makes You, Well, You.” Which means their ideology suggests that our internal qualities like our nature, preferences define us and not our face and mortal body. Well, I got a little deep here.

This app uses some MCQs to its users by using answers of which it matches related mates. OkCupid Dating was initially started online way back in 2004. Which means this app is here for a while now and has garnered users’ trust worldwide.

3. Hinge

Hinge app is for those people who want to find relationships with the people from your Facebook friends of friends and other mutually connected persons. It uses your Facebook friend lists and their lists for finding the same personalities and sometimes remotely similar tastes which may be suitable for you to start new relationships.

The hinge in a sense is almost different than other dating apps which focus on matching with unknowns and can help find you more connected relationships through some close or temporary friends on facebook. This app helps those people who are shy and don’t feel comfortable to contact the person they like.

4. Bumble

Bumble dating app focuses more on women empowerment as this app only permits a woman to begin a conversation. This app is best for those women who don’t like to get too many messages or some inappropriate messages from some random or any users. Other than that it has basic feature for like and like back for matchmaking.

Another different thing of Bumble is that it allows a person to respond only within a day or 24 hours; otherwise, the connection gets expired. Other than relationships this app can also be used for finding friends witthe h the same interests as the same taste in music or attend the ding for the same club events.

5. Skout

Skout allows you to find new people and make connections with them. This app uses preferences and proximity to match users. This app not only helps to find friends in your locality but from other countries too. This app allows users to go live or broadcast themselves and watch who checked them out and reached out to them to make connections. This app also has basic features of like and dislike like other dating apps too. If you like to go live and broadcast yourself or see other people’s broadcast and reach out to them, then this app is for you.

6. Plenty Of Fish

Plenty Of Fish has a large number of free features which are premium in other dating apps. This app has no limits on sending messages, viewing profiles and many more free features. Due to this many free features, you may find many users with fake accounts. But due to their improving advanced matching algorithm, there are fewer chances of you finding those accounts if you have updated your profile with enough interests and preferences.

This app has pretty solid user-base because it is part of the Match Group which consists of Tinder, OkCupid, and some more dating sites.

7. Coffee Meets Bagel

Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB Free Dating App) app users receive handpicked matches every day at noon according to their profile information. It also helps users while choosing profile photos. It helps to connect with people authentically. Here handpicked matches are called bagels.

This app suggests some smart icebreakers for people who sometimes find hard to start a conversation. Smart Ice Breakers are chosen according to real-time updates shared by users. It also provides activity reports like how much percent times a person sends the first message, how many hours on average the person takes to reply and their app active presence prediction. Some of its unique features make this app worth a try,

8. Truly Madly

Truly Madly app is India Specific dating app. It also uses some preferences and interests to match the right partners, but it has very large and genuine users in India. This app allows users to add a video profile along with images which may attract some users.

There are some quizzes in the app which helps to find better partners accordingly. This is not a global app, so only Indian users are there. So in India by using this app, you can turn around your single life by some colorful relationships.

9. Twoo – Meet New People

Twoo is very good and easy to use application for finding new mates for friendships or relationships. It has a straightforward user interface and allows you to find a pretty decent match in your area or from all over the world.

This app also allows you to send videos on the go to your matches or friends. In their description, it is written that “Life is all about people you meet” which you feel is also your thinking you can try this app.

10. eHarmony

eHarmony uses the scientific process to find a suitable partner by using 25 plus compatibility dimensions. This means that you can find mates who have more probability of having the same interests and tastes as you so that you can find a partner with whom you can expect a long term relationship.

The chances of failed dates matches are less because of this compatibility criterion used by this app. It also has a questionnaire which helps to describe yourself to other peoples. It also shows the percentage of you and your match’s Relationship Values, Altruism and Physical Intimacy.

Honorable Mentions :

(i) OurTime Dating

OurTime Dating is a matchmaking app for singles above the age of 50.

(ii) EliteSingles

It is a mate-finding application for professionals and scholars with good qualifications and education.

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