Tinder is a popular online dating service where men and women can find their ideal date. To use Tinder services, you need to have a Tinder account.
To make it easy for users, Tinder can be used on any device like a computer, mobile phone, or tablet. Even though creating a Tinder account is pretty straight forward, some people get stuck during the signup process.
In this post, we will give you a detailed guide on how to make a Tinder account.
How To Create A Tinder Account
Below is a step by step guide on how to start a Tinder account.
Step 1 – You can create a Tinder account from both mobile phones and desktop. If you are signing up from mobile then you have to download the Tinder app first.
Tinder app is available for both iOS and Android phones. You can download the Tinder app from Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
Step 2 – Alternatively, you can also create a Tinder account from your computer. To do this, open the Tinder website by going to https://tinder.com. You will be greeted with the Tinder homepage like the one below.
Step 3 – There are 2 ways to sign up for tinder. By logging in from your Facebook account or by using your number.
If you want to create a Tinder account without using a phone number you can use the first option. Click on the ‘Log In With Facebook’ button to start the signup process.
You will be prompted to log in to your Facebook account so that Tinder can pull your details from your Facebook profile to create your Tinder account.
If you don’t have a Facebook profile or just want to create a Tinder profile using your phone number then click on the ‘Log In With Phone Number’ button.
If you are using a phone number to create your Tinder account then you have to create your profile manually and also upload a few profile pictures.
On the other hand, if you are using you are using Facebook login then Tinder will fill your profile details by pulling from your Facebook profile and also use your Facebook photos for your Tinder profile that you can keep or remove later.
Step 4 – Going further with the signup process you will be asked to fill in a few details like your age, sex, and date of birth. Fill in the appropriate details and click continue.
If you are a college student you can make use of the Tinder university feature. For this, you need a ‘.edu’ email and also geolocate your campus when you log in for the first time. You can also skip this if you don’t want to use the feature.
Step 5 – If you are using Tinder from your mobile phone then you need to verify your mobile number. Enter your phone number if you haven’t already done and check your message folder for the OTP number.
When you open this message Tinder will automatically login to your account from the app. If it doesn’t happen then you can enter the OTP manually to verify your phone number.
You have to verify your phone number if you also want to receive notifications whenever you get a like or a match.
Step 6 – Once your profile is created you will be prompted to turn on your location. It is very important to turn on your location services for Tinder to work properly.
By keeping your location on Tinder can show you better matches that are closer to you.
Step 7 – One final step to complete your sign process to allow Tinder to send you notifications through the app. You can also opt-out if you don’t want to use notifications.
Congratulations on creating your Tinder account. A short tutorial video will play upon the completion of the signup process that shows you how to navigate through the app.
While Tinder is free to use, there are many features like super like and Tinder boost that is available only for premium users which can greatly increase the number of matches you get.
Navigate through Tinder and get familiar with the features. Once you are ready you can consider upgrading your account to Tinder Plus or Tinder Gold later to make full use of Tinder features.
Good luck and happy matching.
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