They say that god makes pairs in heaven and we just complete the process by meeting our partner on earth. Dating is one of the means of meeting someone who could be our future partner. To make that task easier we are here with best free dating apps for iPhone and Android. These apps work on easy norms of making a match for you to search your date with ease. Obviously, no one can guarantee a satisfactory result still one can surely take a chance.
Before we move into the details about these apps, let us make it clear that these are not one of those social media apps for iPhone and Android, these are specially designed apps for dating purpose only. Most of these apps are free apps with in-app purchases are payable. We have also tried to present you the fine mixture of both old, new, popular and not so popular dating apps to give you plenty of choices. So if you are ready to let us jump into the ocean of possibilities!
Best Free Dating Apps For iPhone and Android (2016)
OkCupid has one massive base of users and has some of the easiest dating tools. What makes OkCupid better than many of such apps is that it keeps on adding and updating new features. They got a feature called ‘Flavors’ where you can find a match of your likings like bearded lovers or world travelers etc. OkCupid also provides messaging tools, integration with Instagram and personality quizzes. Premium subscriptions can get you more profiles who have liked you.
Tinder is probably one the best dating apps for Android and iPhone. It was launched four years back and now has crossed 9 billion matches. Tinder is made for those singles that are looking for a casual date. But despite the app designed in such a way, you will find thousands of genuine people who are looking for a real and long term relationships. You can even use your Facebook credentials to make your Tinder profile but Tinder will never post anything on your Facebook. All you need to do is to swipe right if you have liked someone or swipe left if you have not. If the person whom you have liked swipe right to your photo as well then it is called a match and you can contact that profile directly.
This dating app could be called few of the safest dating apps you will come across. It kills the possibilities to meet a jerk on a date a certain effect because it will give you match on the basis of your Facebook mutual friends. You need to log in via your Facebook profile and enter your preferences, location, and sexual orientation etc. Every noon Hinge will supply you a potential match. Because there are few Facebook friends in common you will get more serious and responsible people to date.
#4. Coffee Meets Bagel
This app is popularly known as CMB. It has been developed by three sisters and it is based in San Francisco. Just like Hinge, CMB too generates your match via your mutual Facebook friends list. Every day it provides you one match and you got 24 hours to decide whether to like or pass it. The one you have passed is called bagel and once the bagel too likes you will be able to do a private chat with your bagel. The chat will remain open for next 8 days and after that, it will be deleted automatically. You can earn beans to do in-app purchases. All in all, this is a dating app for serious people who are looking for long-term relationships.
It is a simple dating app with simple usage. Match.com is a free dating app where anyone can participate by setting up their profiles, uploading a few pictures and start flirting with people by sending them winks. The matches will be sent on a daily basis. For those who are interested in you or you are interested in him then you need to unlock the profile by paying Match.com subscription. This app is available on both Android and Apple watches as well.
This is one of the newest app created by the Tinder ex-employee and founder of Tinder. Maybe that is the reason that on first look this app works like Tinder only. But there is a twist in this app. This app is called the feminist app because of its nature. Over here the first right to like or dislike or even sending a message to the match. Once a female a match is found she got only 24 hours to message and males got 24 hours extra to reply if they are really keen on. Like few other dating apps, this one too is linked with Facebook to get your basic details. It allows 6 photographs and you need to write about yourself in “About Me” section.
This is one of the largest and most popular dating app for the English speaking world. You may not call it one of the best dating apps for Android and iOS because it lacks in depth. It works with a simple philosophy and you need to fill up your profile and the app will give you the match. There are 70 million members for this app. PlentyOfFish has some good features like Instagram integration, chat heads for Android users and also VoIP calling for its premium users.
Happn works exactly like Tinder. If you tap on heart button and that person also does the same you got a match. But the person whom you liked will never know about your likings till the like becomes mutual. Whenever you cross that person in real their profile will show up on your Timeline. There is a super cool feature in Happn which is called ‘Charm’. Charm can be earned by paying money or by inviting friends. You can send the Charm to the profile you really want to date with. Just like Tinder, Happn too finds the users within 250 meters radius. You can filter your choice by the age but they may not be perfect for sure.
This app works differently than the many other dating apps we have advised here. This app is aiming at a geeky set of people and help them to break ice slowly. All you need to do is to fill up your profile with perfect details including your favorite video game, author, cartoon character etc. Then the app will search a match for your who got similar geeky interests. Once there is a match the app will allow you to start a conversation with them. This is just a few months old app but it has come up with a very interesting concept.
This is another Tinder-like swiping app but it doesn’t work entirely like Tinder. You can like any profile and unlike Tinder, you can directly send them a chat request. It doesn’t matter where you are you can anytime activate the flirt radar and find singles in your area and arrange a quick meet up. Who knows if the meet up goes well you will find your date within no time at all. There are more than 50 million user profiles available on LOVOO for you to choose from. There is no stopping for your to like and see the pictures. LOVOO can be used from iOS, Android and even from its website on your PC. There is a premium version of it as well, where you can send more chat requests, more profile visibility and you can even get invisible if you wish to.
Hope you have liked the collection of these best free dating apps for iPhone and Android. We have taken ample care that you get the most number of choices which match your preferences. Which app you liked among these apps and whether you have found your date using it? We are waiting for your feedback on it which you can post either here in the comments section or on Facebook,Twitter, and Google Plus.