An app specially designed for the curious men, Grindr set the trend apart with the launch in 2009. Since then, a positive word of mouth & positive reviews made the app reach 3.6 million daily users in 192 countries worldwide. Grindr is available on Google Play Store & iTunes App store. With many accolades, Grindr has grown to become one of the most sought after apps in the dating industry.
Grindr has recently sold the majority stake 98.5% for $608.5 million to San Vicente Acquisition Partners, a group of investors in technology & media. Grindr boasts of having the highest user engagement out of all dating apps.
Let’s find out what makes Grindr one of the most desirable apps amongst users
The Fuss-free Sign-up Process For New Users
Creating a new account for Grindr is quick & easy. You can easily log in via Facebook or your email account or even with a unique username & password. Grindr asks for a few basic information about you like name, birthdate, interests & age. You can also choose from a fascinating category of what you have been looking for.
Know The Location Of A Potential Match
The geo-targeting feature keeps users flocking back to Grindr. With the “send location” feature, you can have a rough idea of the proximity of your potential partner. Apart from the location, you can also check when the user was last active. Over the years Grindr has kept its interface as neat as possible without adding too many unwanted features.
Find A Match Anywhere & Stay Discreet
The ‘Explore’ feature of Grindr allows you to look for a member outside your country. You can chat or favorite them only when subscribed to premium services of Grindr. Another feature available for Android & iOS users, “discreet app icon” allows you to select the appearance of the Grindr app on your device.
Tap On What You Like The Most
You can see a flame icon on the right side of any profile. Just “tap” on the icon and let someone know you are interested in them without any conversation. If it catches their attention, who knows they might initiate a conversation themselves. Plus, with several emojis, you can easily convey your feelings without saying much.
Enjoy Ad-free Browsing With Grind-Xtra
Grindr offers most of its features for free but they come with ads. If you wish to send multiple photos, remove the ads, view more matches, or extend the search filters, Grindr offers Xtra services for premium users.
Send & Receive Messages For Free
You can connect with potential matches through messages or Tap feature. Many users tend to send a photo before chatting up. Messaging people within your country is free of cost. You can also filter your conversations to unread messages or favorite messages. If you wish to check if your message’s being read, you need a subscription.
What Do Users Think Of Grindr?
Grindr app is best for those men looking for casual meet-ups or friendship with the same gender, but those looking for a serious relationship might have to give a thought. With quick swapping, quick chatting & quick meet-ups, Grindr app matches millions of single users every day.