The Best Dating Apps In India

The dating world can be quite daunting for singles in India. How do you know which app you should spend your precious time, effort and money on? We are here to guide you through the ins and outs of dating apps available in India by listing out all their pros, cons & costs. Below is a graph that lists out all the benefits that a dating app should have and what each dating app fulfils on the list. A further detailed explanation of all the dating apps are in article below.

Tinder

Free App to download

Pros: Good way to meet people in your city, and to chat with people who are willing to have casual relationships.

Cons:

  • Very low likelihood of meeting the person in real life.
  • Tinder has a “hook up” vibe – their target audience is aged between 18 – 23

Costs:

Tinder Plus :5 super likes a day, you can swipe in any country & you have an unlimited amount of swipes. 
For a 6 month subscription, you will be paying 2340 rupees. 

Tinder Gold: allows users to go back on their last swipe, they get 5 super likes a day with an additional unlimited swipes. They will also be able to see users around the world and see who has liked them. Unfortunately, Tinder bases their charges on age. The older a user is the higher they charge. Prices range from Rs. 520 a month to Rs.1,600 a month.  

Floh

Subscription Required

Pros:

  • Real profiles – everyone has a phone interview to confirm that they are infact real people.
  • 10 guaranteed matches a day that you are free to message
  • The subscription ensures that the people on Floh are of a certain well rounded class.
  • Floh organises events every week that members go to, their main focus is to meet in real life which is great!

Cons: They are only present in 3 major cities – Delhi, Mumbai & Bangalore but they are planning to expand their reach soon!

Costs: Subscriptions are for 1, 3 & 12 months and the events are payable.

Bumble

Free App To download

Pros: Women initiate the conversation. Has a rich profile experience.

Cons:

  • People can hide their names so you never have a proper name associate with a person, a low chance of meeting dates or even getting replies to messages.
  • Since women have to write to men first, there is a 50% less of a chance that a conversation will be initiated

Costs: Bumble Boost – Let’s you see who has swiped right on you. You get a second chance with expired matches & you can add 24 hours to an expiring chat.

Costs are :

  • 1 week – 319 rupees
  • 1 month – 849 rupees
  • 3 months – 1,698 per month
  • 6 months – 2,700 rupees per month

Hinge

Free App To Download

Pro: You have to have a complete profile to match – which means that there is a better and more wholesome experience.

Cons : You see the same matches over and over again even if you have already matched with them before.

Costs : The Preferred Membership lets you The monthly send unlimited likes. You can see everyone who has liked you and you also get access to experts.

Costs Are:

  • 1 month – 920 rupees
  • 3 months – 1485 rupees
  • 6 months – 2120 rupees

Happn

Limited Access For Free – Pay To Access Full App

Pro: Happn matches you with other users you have crossed paths with after you sign up with a Facebook profile. It also tells you where and at what time this happened, which has a nice serendipity to it, but it might come off as a little creepy.

Cons:

  • Limited number of messages you can send a day  
  • Kind of stalkerish?

Costs: Happn Essential gives you access to more “Hiā€™s” a day. You can also see who has liked you.

Costs are:

  • 1 month – 790 rupees
  • 3 months – 1,900 rupees
  • 6 months – 2,850 rupees

Quack Quack

Limited Access For Free – Pay To Access Full App

Pros: You have a wide range of profiles to look at

Cons:

  • You can only interact with profiles when you pay for the membership.
  • A lot of users complain that they are not upgraded immediately after a payment is made.
  • A lot of deactivated profiles still show up on the app, which leads to fewer responses/engagemnets.

Costs : A Free membership only let’s you see other peoples profiles and there is no interaction allowed until you become a paid member.

The Membership costs are:

  • 1 month – 980 rupees
  • 3 months – 2,500 rupees
  • 6 months – 4,400 rupees
  • 12 months – 6,400 rupees

Truly Madly

Limited Access For Free – Pay To Access Full App

Pros: Truly Madly prompts you continuously to have updated information, they connect you through Facebook.

Cons : The number of profiles that are accessible to the user is very limited and you will be prompted to sign up for Select to view more profiles.

Select costs are:

  • 1 week – 599 rupees
  • 1 month – 1,196 rupees

Woo

Limited Access For Free – Pay To Access Full App

Pros: You don’t need a mutual match to get to know someone.

Cons:

  • As soon as you make a connection, the app prompts you to make a payment, so you are forced to make a payment before getting to message that person.

Costs: The annual plan of Rs 3,000 lets you interact with the people you match with.

Aisle

Fully paid to initiate any messaging 

Pro: For long term relationships.

Cons:

  • Comprehensive 5-page long questionnaire and then it takes too long to get verified to get on the app
  • You have to pay for the invites someone to start a messaging conversation. The price to send these are quite expensive, so you will have to be really serious about sending one.

Costs:

  • 3 invites – 1,999 rupees
  • 7 invites – 3,999 rupees

Now that you have braved the dating app jungle, we hope we have made it a little clearer for you šŸ™‚

To throw in a bonus we have gotten a discount code for you from Floh! Use code BEBOLD to get a 50% off on their 3 month & 12 month plan!

Visit Floh at : www.floh.in