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Upward. The #1 dating app for Christian singles in the U.S. in 2020 and 2021
Connect with Christian singles searching for meaningful relationships.

Upward is the app for Christian singles. A fun, fresh, free, and simple-to-use app where Believers meet.

Our mission is simple: To create a faith-based community for single Christian men and women to connect based on shared beliefs, shared values, and similar likes and interests.

The Christian community is full of diverse identities, denominations and levels of faith; Upward is created with all of that in mind: Whether you are Non-Denominational, Baptist, Catholic, Pentecostal or anything and everything in between, we are here and created for you.

How Upward works:
• Set up your profile in a few easy steps and remember: It’s important to showcase your best self!
• Fill out your faith statement so everyone knows what your faith means to you.
• Just like other apps, swipe right to like someone and swipe left to pass…
• Make a mutual connection and chat with other Christian singles near you for FREE!

So what’s next:
• Download Upward today to find someone that shares the same beliefs as you.
• Upward is here for you to find a lifetime partner, long-term relationship and even new friends.

Go Premium and you can also:
• Rewind on people to give them a second chance
• Send 5 Super Likes per day to stand out from the crowd and let people know that you're really interested
• Boost your profile each month to be one of the top profiles in your area for 30 minutes
• Send unlimited amount of likes to other members
• Have an uninterrupted experience with no ads!

Become Elite and you can:
• Get all of the Premium benefits PLUS See Who's Liked You for instant matches!

Check us out every day! We're growing fast and there's someone new to match with every day!

Here we grow! Share Upward with your fellow Christian friends and family.

What’s New

Version 2.20.0

Bug fixes and performance improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
40.5K Ratings

40.5K Ratings

Zempshir ,

Not bad, but needs improvements

If you’re the kind of guy who’s struggling to get attention on other apps like Tinder or Bumble and you’re also a Christian, this one might be a little better for you. I find that the women on this app tend to be less entitled and don’t have such high standards, basically if you’re decently attractive, it’s not hard to find someone who genuinely wants to talk to you and doesn’t have 40 other guys messaging them. However, the main flaw that this app has is the lack of any kind of distance filter, it’s not a huge problem because it shows people’s distance whenever you view their profile, but it’s annoying because after using the app for a little while, like 3/4 of the people it shows are over 60 miles away. Another thing I like about this app is that it seems like you don’t have to swipe for that long for it to show you someone who’s liked your profile, however that may have changed in the most recent update which has adopted a Tinder style likes page which you need a subscription to see, and is actually more expensive than Tinder. So overall the app is pretty good but it needs a location filter(that you don’t have to pay for because on some apps you do) and just more users overall.

Developer Response ,

Hi there, we are always looking to improve the experience for our users, and really appreciate the feedback. If there is anything specific we can look into, please contact us at appreviews@upward-app.com. Our team will be very happy to help you.

Godspeeacher ,

Could be better

It’s a great app but could better Ive several issues regarding my subscriptions I’ve paid for not reflecting in the app. Such as my elite membership that I purchased 2 maybe 3 different times this month as well as the several premium memberships none of which bare giving me access to those level features. I’ve messaged him them several times asking if they could fix that or refund my money and they never email me back. I emailed them Friday and they said they would get back with me and never did, I even wrote a review yesterday and it didn’t get posted. 2. A i had to create a new account after my phone number changed because of their system signing me out and making me type in my number which had been changed so it made me create a new account. So that may be part of the issue. So upward needs a different sign in method because folks change their numbers all the time and shouldn’t have to create a new account or not be able to access features because they worried about fraud. It’s the same IP address and name on the account and debit cards it’s not fraud I’d like the money back I’ve spent on both accounts this month especially seeing as though my old account I lost access to it 2 days after I paid the elite membership and the premium. How can this be fixed or I’ll just delete my account and tell my friends not to join here.

Developer Response ,

Hi! We're so sorry that you have problems with our app! Our security processes are there to ensure your information would be safe. We can have our experts help you check what's going on. Please send us an email at appreviews@upward-app.com so we can review your account. We'll be happy to help!

Djkay9815 ,

Mixed feelings tbh. Love and dislike it

I downloaded this during quarantine. Things ive noticed you can’t see who likes you unless you match. I wish there was a way to see who liked me. There may be people i skipped over or never saw there. I have matches but people barely message on there. So its a little discouraging maybe offer a video chat feature. Also i noticed that there are people on there that aren’t even Christian. It’s literally a Christian dating app. People are “ spiritual “ that don’t even consider themselves Christian... that’s weird to me. I would think on a Christian Dating app that people are actually doing on there to date not be casual. I’ve noticed some people are on there looking to get there freak on... like go on tinder or something. Sorry I’m sure the creators of the app have great intentions. I wish there was a way to be selective on the app i never know where people i match with are from. I’m african american and a women and barely see any men that are black. I don’t discriminate i love em all... but it would be nice to be shown some people like me. Most of the people i see are hunters, fishermen etc😭i love jesus but man im getting discouraged with who i see. To sum all that up Can there be a paid maybe 2.99 feature to see who liked you😫?please

Developer Response ,

Hello Kay! Thank you for leaving your feedback about our app. We do have subscriptions to use different features on Upward such as see who likes you, but subscribing is completely optional since you can message your matches as well! You only need to swipe through profiles to find them. Regarding your comments and suggestions, we'll make sure to share them with our appropriate team. If you have any questions about our subscriptions or our app, please message us directly via email! You can reach us at appreviews@upward-app.com. We'll be happy to hear from you!

App Privacy

The developer, Affinity Apps, LLC, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Identifiers

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Purchases
  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Sensitive Info

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary, for example, based on the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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