Nearby - Make Friends Near You 12+

Meet New People In Your Area

Nearby AS

Designed for iPhone

    • 3.9 • 71 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases

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Expand your social circle with a simple conversation.

Nearby lets you chat, meet new people, and find exciting events right in your local area. Stop struggling to make friends when the world is full of good-hearted individuals hoping to connect just like you.

Set up your personal profile, share interests and hobbies, and swipe through other profiles to find compatible friends. Once connected, you can share the hottest upcoming events and use the map function to plan get-togethers.

What sets Nearby apart?

Nearby creates an opportunity for people to come together, build connections, and create online friendships through a foundation of balance, confidence, and mutual respect.

With Nearby, you can take control of your social life and make it happen on your own terms. We believe that everyone deserves the chance to find a true connection, and we're here to make that happen—one swipe at a time.

Nearby - Features
• Swipe: Filter out incompatible users and find friends by connecting with those you're more likely to bond with. Browse other user’s profiles and find people with mutual interests.

• Map: Use the map to geolocate yourself and find other users in your area to connect with. You can also see nearby events where you can gather, get to know each other, and make new friends. Connect & meetup with people locally, or globally!

• Events: Use the events page to discover, share and update information about upcoming events. You can also use the event page to find places to meet people, and make the most of your social experiences with your local Nearby friends.

• Feed: The Feed is a dynamic feature that functions like a local news feed for your city. Here, new potential friends can share posts, updates, and events happening around them. Use The Feed to engage with one other user’s content, communicate about upcoming hangouts, ask fun questions, and socialize in a digital sphere.

• Random Chat: Random Chat lets you directly engage in conversations with other users. Use this feature to get paired with potential friends near you, and both parties can choose to accept or decline the opportunity to start chatting immediately. Random Chat is great for spontaneous interactions, allowing you to find more diverse connections and expand your social circle more quickly.

A Single Message Could Spark a Life-Long Connection

With Nearby, all it takes is a simple "Hi" to start something special. Whether you're looking for a new friend or a potential partner, Nearby gives you the opportunity to be bold, start a conversation, and see where it leads. Nearby is great for making new friends in college, meeting people in a new city, or asking fun questions to build your social circle.

Never Feel Lonely Again

With Nearby, you'll never have to worry about how to meet new people or make friends online. Our app provides an interactive, engaging platform for users to bond through events and activities while ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience. Nearby is great for introverts and extroverts!

Great for Traveling or Moving to a New Area

Moving can be tough, especially if you don’t know anyone near where you’re moving to. With Nearby, you can easily meet new friends and build your social circle from scratch.
Whether you're new to the city, traveling alone, or just looking to expand your horizons, join Nearby as we work to fight the stigma of online connections.

Jump on board and discover what's waiting for you nearby!

What’s New

Version 2.5

- Bug fixes
- performance improvement

Ratings and Reviews

3.9 out of 5
71 Ratings

71 Ratings

BeckC1100 ,


For some reason it’s saying “ cannot read properties of null (reading “start age)” every time I click on a button. I don’t wanna write a negative comment because this app has so many good comments. I’m just really disappointed. Please get this fixed.

Developer Response ,

Hello Beck,

Thank you for your feedback, we're sorry for the inconvenience. Our team is aware of the issue you mentioned and working on a fix. Your feedback is valuable, and we appreciate your patience. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

If you have any questions or issues please contact us at

Best Regards,
Nearby AS

leger_ottn ,

A must-try for anyone seeking meaningful connections!    ‍    

If you're tired of shallow connections and crave genuine friendships, give Nearby a try. This app goes beyond the superficial and focuses on creating meaningful connections. It enables you to find people who share your interests and values, making it easier to form lasting bonds. Don't miss out on the chance to meet amazing people with this app!​     ​  

Developer Response ,


We extend our heartfelt gratitude for your exceptional 5-star review. Your positive feedback holds immense value to us, serving as a powerful motivator for our dedicated team. It reaffirms that our efforts are genuinely making a meaningful impact on our users' experiences.

Best Regards,

Team Nearby

carminabatarsedxx@###,,,### ,

Really cool app for making new friends

This is really good application for making new friends where ever you are, you could use it in your country or worldwide. It really helped me with making my new friends, We are going to a concert this weekend together. Thank you!

Developer Response ,


We want to express our sincere gratitude for your valuable feedback; it means a lot to us. Your input helps us continually improve and enhance the experience we provide.

Best Regards,
Team Nearby

App Privacy

The developer, Nearby AS, 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 Not Collected

The developer does not collect any data from this app.

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

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