Amidst worldwide lockdown, dating and relationship are among the many things that have taken a big blow. However, the good that has emerged in the harsh times is that the people have begun relying more on dating apps to find partners and friends that they would love to meet probably once all this ends.
While most of the people, especially in India, don’t like the trend of online dating but the lockdown is all the reason that they can use to inspire themselves to try out the same. I mean what’s the harm?
So if you’re a beginner, and want to get started with online dating, then here are 6 popular dating apps in India that you can rely on.
The first dating app that anyone would suggest you will be Tinder and we are no exception. Tinder over the years has gained popularity among Indians and is constantly spreading its reach. The app is easy to use and also can be synced with your Facebook account.
Moreover, though the app is more about the looks of a person, but it also briefs you about an individual’s likes and dislikes so that you can make a wise choice. Tinder has two plans: a free account and a premium account. In a free account, there are limited swipes available while in a premium account you can swipe unlimitedly.
Like Tinder, Happn is also increasing its user base on a regular basis in the Indian market. Happn is a location-based dating app that shows you people you have crossed paths with; if they also use the Happn app.
If you have crossed paths with someone who is on Happn, you can send them a secret like. If the other person does the same, you people will be matched to talk. So, this app is not purely based on photos.
3. OK Cupid
OK Cupid is another pouplar dating app in India that asks you to fill a long list of questions to help you find a perfect match. OK Cupid will ask you some weird questions and will match you with people whose answers align with yours the most. Talk about compatibility. OK Cupid works on that.
OK Cupid is available across 113 countries and is very safe to use. You can hide your profile from someone or even block them. The app also has a robust moderation team that reviews and flags users.
Bumble app is different from any other dating app you will find on the Play Store. The app only lets women make the first move once a match is made. For same-gender matches, either person can initiate the conversation first.
Also, it has strict rules that prohibts pornographic content so you feel safe while using the app.
Azar dosen’t portrays itself as a dating app but as per the company, the app is the reason behind over 70 billion matches. The app is available across 190 countries and allows strangers to meet and video chat with each other. It is a great app if you want to make friends from different countries and understand more about their culture.
Also, the app entertains a feature called real-time chat translations so two people talking in different languages don’t face a problem. The company claims that all your personal information is securely stored and they won’t sell it to advertisers.
Hinge will ask you to sign up through your Facebook or Linkdln profile and then will match you with people you would love to talkk to. It gives suggestions based on your friends’ chain. Meaning, you will get suggestions which include your friends, friends-of-friends, and 3rd-degree friends.
It also creates a timeline of your activity (like posting a pictuire or posting status) and people can like anything on that timeline.