Top Free Dating Apps For Single

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There are thousands of free dating apps for single people on the market. They all offer to help you to find a soulmate. Each of them has a different database of clients, different features and demands from their users. Some of them are completely free of charge, others propose additional premium services. How to decide which one is the best free dating app for you?

Why Free Dating Apps for Singles Are a Good Idea?

Being alone in the modern world is not the easiest choice. However, usually, it is not the choice we have made on our own. And while some of us are getting used to these conditions and truly enjoy staying alone, others prefer to look everywhere for their soulmate.

With the appearance of free chat dating apps, the boundaries of the search were significantly extended. You don’t have to buy newspapers and send there an awkward message with the intention to meet someone. There is no need to search for single men/women in night clubs if you prefer to spend your time in libraries. Dating apps do not offer you to do all the work for you, but they give you a chance to meet a special person with whom you will work together building relationships. All you have to do is download the app on your phone, and register your profile.

Top Free Dating Apps

These apps are the best of the best. They have the smartest matching system that calculates all your preferences and chances you will like each other with the clients it recommends. These apps offer basic services for free and protect their users from scammers.

They may ask numerous questions, but in the end, you can get a total match. To make it work, you have to be honest and also to download your own photo in your profile. Don’t worry, your page will be seen only to other registered users, not your colleagues from work unless they are looking for love as well.


tinder screenshot

Tinder is still the most popular dating app in the world. It was released in 2012, and since that time creates more than 12 million matches a day. It works in over 190 countries. It has 50 million users per month. The gender ratio is equal. Tinder offers completely free profile browsing plus premium services if you need extra benefits.

Swiping was a creation of Tinder. This name is known for everyone, from Hollywood celebrities to students in India. Well, students who are 18 years old and up. Nobody since Tinder’s mutual matching system has created something better. Register, download your photo and swipe hundreds of dating profiles until you find someone you like. Now, send a message and arrange the meeting.


OkCupid screen

OkCupid definitely belongs to top free dating apps. And I am saying that not because I found my soul mate there, but because it was a safe place for bookworms like me and my hubby to hang around. It is a 100 percent tolerant service with an increased level of protection for its clients. It is not that popular nowadays as it was back in 2013 when OkCupid was on top of all national and international dating app charts.

How does it work? OkCupid offers various options for you, whether you are a member of the LGBTQ community, heterosexual, demisexual, pansexual or simply searching for friends. Its database consists of 3.5 million singles across the world. OkCupid app offers free of charge services. After you register yourself, download the photo and go to a questionnaire. Prepare to spend some time doing this. But, you don’t have to answer all the questions at the same time. Divide them into three-four days or weeks. The more questions you answer the bigger chances you have to meet the right match for you.

After the app sends you recommendations, it is easy to start a conversation, as you will find a lot of similar interests between the two of you. It is up to you whether you want to search for a person in the nearby area or believe that love doesn’t know boundaries and search abroad. Every year, the OkCupid app connects over 90 million people with each other. More than 50 000 dates per week happen because of OkCupid.


clover screen

The clover app works perfectly on all mobile platforms and offers you the fastest services. It provides you not only with matching profiles of other people, but actually arrange online meetups and parties so you can start a conversation with people you like in a more relaxed atmosphere. Clover organizes meetings for people with similar interests. It is like a fan club, but only you can find your true love there while talking about which House you belong to in Hogwarts.

You are able to see full-screen photos of other single Clover dating app users in your area. It combines the approach of other popular dating apps like Tinder and Match. And yet, it brings speed to the formula. After you set up the filter, you don’t need to swipe a lot, the app offers you numerous profiles put in different categories of your interests. screen offers its services from 1995. And its popularity and appearance in the lists of the best free dating apps for single prove that it still has something to offer. The Match is possibly the longest-running dating app in the world. It helped millions of single people to meet each other. It offers filters like lifestyle, looks, and interests in section Discover. The app works in 24 countries and speaks 15 languages.

Match has 15 million users per month. The app offers numerous free options for its clients. It still uses the personality-based algorithm that searches for people with similar interests. You receive total control over your dating profile. You can send likes to other users, start communication, search for new prospects, etc. There is also a premium subscription package for 1, 6, 12 months.


bumble screen

Bumble is considered to be a female-friendly app. It offers you increased safety levels and it is made by other women who wanted to create a non-toxic, anti-bullying atmosphere. The app was made for people with serious intentions. It bans scammers. The app is proud to announce that there is barely 1 percent of women at the website are looking for a one-night date.

Bumble has 22 million users per month. Its gender ratio is equal. The founder of Bumble – Whitney Wolfe Herd – left Tinder because of the chauvinistic behavior of her bosses there. After that, she opened this safe place for women. Here, women can decide who to choose and how to start the conversation. If a woman feels uncomfortable with the new match, she has to wait for 24-48 hours until the connection disappears.


plentyoffish screen

Yes, the name does not say it, but actually, this dating app is known for its deep conversations among users. It offers completely free registration, messaging and searching. There is an advanced Chemistry Test service that helps you to find a person with similar preferences. Every month users sent more than 1 billion messages via the app. It is used by 120 million people across the world monthly.

PlentyOfFish offers a safe place for conversations and guarantees unlimited access to its client base. This is true, at least, according to the official statistics. Chemistry Test has created 200 million connections already. This app loves to show its success stories. They speak for themselves.


grindr screen

Grindr is for gay men only. While it was made for just one category, the app became popular and well-known. Grindr works since 2009, connecting men with each other, using geo-searching tools. The app offers its services for gay, trans, queer and bi men. The app offers free services and attracts 5 million users per month.

While the reputation of Grinder is more of a hookup app, it was made for people who want to search true love. It helped to find millions of gay men their long-term relations. Besides, Grinder offers an Unlimited subscription that guarantees to stay under the radar for men who use the app but want to keep it private.


zoosk screen

Zoosk dating app is so popular mainly because of its diverse client base and interesting behavioral matchmaking algorithm. Zoosk is free of charge, but also offers premium services. Free members can send premium members messages. Everyday users send each other more than 3 million letters in total. Premium services allow you to send virtual gifts and verify the photo.

There are 40 million users a month that trust Zoosk their hearts. The app offers a wide range of features to improve your virtual communication. While it is free of charge, Zoosk provides you with an AI search, a great matching algorithm, a huge database.

Adult Friend Finder

Adult Friend Finder screen

The app was made for adult people who don’t want serious relations. It has one of the biggest sex communities. The app is completely free. The registration process is quick and painless. It is used by 25.5 million people per month.

The database of the app is more than 95 million users across the world. You can find people with similar interests, singles or not, it is up to you. You have to prove that you are an adult. There is a chat room open for you, dating services and blogs.


SeniorMatch screen

SneiorMatch is an app for silver foxes and vixens. It was made for people who want to find true love at the age of 45 and higher. The app was made in 2003 and since that time it continues to raise its popularity and search for perfect matches. You have to be 45 or more to enter this elite club. Every month 2.7 million users use the SeniorMatch app. The clients of the app live around the world.

The app offers mature relationships for those who don’t want to waste their time. After you create your profile, you receive various suggestions. Pick one of them or several and start chatting. According to the official statistics, each month the app holds more than 1.6 million conversations.

Searching for the Best

There are various dating apps for different ages, gender, sexual preferences, and goals mentioned in this list. You don’t have to pick one app, you can try several at the same time. If you have already tried at least one of these free dating apps for singles, tell us about your experience in the comments below.

Gabriel Powell

Loves apps, communication and ice-cream.

1 Comment

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    1 year ago
    Very informative, you get the point. Thx, for the review!)
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