Grindr is the world’s #1 free dating app serving the LGBTQ community. If you’re gay, bi, trans, queer, or even just curious, Grindr is the best and easiest way to meet new people for friendships, hookups, dates, and whatever else you’re looking for.
On a trip? Grindr is an indispensable tool for LGBTQ travelers—log in to meet locals and get recommendations for bars, restaurants, events, and more. With Grindr in your pocket, you’ll always be connected to other LGBTQ people around you and have your finger on the pulse of what’s happening.
Ready to get started? Creating your profile is easy, and you can share as much or little about yourself as you like. Within minutes you’ll be ready to connect, chat, and meet up with people near you.
Grindr is faster and better than ever:
• See people nearby based on your location
• Chat and share private photos
• Add tags to share your interests
• Search tags to find others based on their interests
• Create private albums to share (and unshare) multiple photos at once
• Filter your search to find what you want
• Star your favorites and block others
• Report people easily and safely
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• View only people who are online now
• View only profiles with a photo
• Filter by position, relationship status, and more
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• Unlimited profiles
• Full access to your Viewed Me list
• Incognito mode - browse profiles without being seen
• Unsend messages and photos
• All XTRA features
Need help? If you are experiencing any issues, you can get support by contacting us through https://help.grindr.com
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Ratings and Reviews
Does job but here’s how it can be better
The app gets the job done, although there are some modifications to make it better. Providing users more filter controls to find their person of interest would be more helpful. Giving users the accessibility to find their ideal partner based on position, ethnicity, distance, height and weight helps users devote more time to interacting with their ideal person, as opposed to blocking users for being outside these margins. Also, showing users that are local as opposed to longer distance can draw more users to engage with the app and fulfill the pursuit of finding their person of interest. Alas, the filter setting should converge with other corresponding users. For instance, if a user is looking for someone within a set age range, then anyone outside of that age range should not be able to see that user from their account, unless they are within the age range. If these modifications were made on the non-premium version of Grindr, more users (especially of the younger audience) would be inclined to used Grindr.
Developer Response ,
Thank you very much for the thoughtful review! Many of the things you have suggested have been talked about internally as ways to improve the app.
We have heard feedback from users like yourself that want to be able to better connect with users that are of interest to them.
One of the things we are currently working on is a re-imagined version of tags. In the upcoming version, there will be more tags, they will be searchable, and we will actively be listening to feedback so that we can add more tags as our users play with them.
We want to continue to help create connections for our community and we're excited for you to see what we have planned! We hope to eventually earn a 5-star review from you!
I have been using this app for several years for what this app is used for. Then on the day I decide to purchase a one month membership to get the Xtra features I was banned without notice. I thought it to be a technical glitch so I reached out to the support for them and asked for reasons on the ban and they said all I have todo is appeal the ban. I went a week without word back, and reached out again and again. Then I received a email back that only said that I now have a lifetime ban and that I’m screwed because I purchased it, but better cancel my subscription or they will keep billing me. The only thing they said why I was banned was because of community guidelines. I asked for clarification on what I violated because I had no nudity, no foul language, no in appropriate speech, and as a person I don’t talk bad about other people.
This is a horrible app, if you are doing what you are supposed to be doing. And they are no help in trying to rectify the situation. The language that they used in there correspondence with me makes me feel like I am a bad person, and being punished for something that never happened. I have been warned about random people getting banned for no reason then get excommunicated for absolutely no reason. Shame on the company Grindr, Inc. same on what you do to loyal customers and I hope this prevents you from marking any money off of your next victim. The essential stole from me and now won’t tell me why. ABSOLUTELY HORRIBLE!!!!!!
Developer Response ,
We do not ban users for no reason. It would be counter-productive for us to do.
We are happy to take a final look at your account to ensure we did not make an error. Please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the email address associated with your banned account.
Safety is not a commodity
I’ve downloaded and deleted this app several times over the years, my only issue: the safety. Users must PAY for SAFETY FEATURES. I understand the need to monetize, but there are other ways - host member only community events. Prioritize member profiles in the grid. Something, anything, but safety. Why can I not delete an address I accidentally sent? What if that person actually comes to my house or stalks me? It happened. Why do men who have had accounts deleted or removed for harassment have so much access to the app, the ability to create seemingly unlimited accounts? Grindr is transparent about their non liability in safety policies but I expect more for my community. Safety cannot be guaranteed, that is a given in any space online or physical. But why is dangerous behavior permitted? Why must I, a struggling college student, pay $20/month for access to basic safety features I can find in any other social media platform? Especially in the current climate of violence towards LGBTQ people, to trans people facing disproportionate amounts of violence. I come back to the app occasionally because I like to emphasize my effort to be a part of the community, connect with people I feel seen by and safe with in a world I already see as so dangerous to people like me. I want the community. But I’m disappointed time and time again to see Grindr devalue their users, violate and capitalize our right to safety.
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