Whether you want to meet a new friend to do things with or you want to find a more romantic partner, you can find many apps that let you do just that. These apps typically let you create a profile by adding some pictures, information about yourself, and possible even a video. Now that you have a profile you can start browsing other people profiles and waiting for a match. Once you match you can now start talking to your match and see where it goes.
Different dating apps have different approaches to matching people up. Some attract people looking for a more casual relationships, while others focus on long term relationships. Some focus on specific locations, interests and even religions.
Because of how busy life is for most people with work or studies, many people struggle to meet new people, never mind meet someone who they would have an interest in. So dating apps help to solve this. It's just about finding the one that caters best to your needs, so here is a list of the top dating apps in Singapore.
Bumble is best known for being the app that let's woman be the first to message after a match. Both parties can swipe on profiles that interest them and after a match, ladies have 24 hours to message her match. From then onwards both can chat as usual or even make voice and video calls. So that created an interesting dynamic in the dating world by leveling out the power dynamic.
But Bumble is more than just a dating app, they also have Bumble BFF and Bumble Bizz. Bumble BFF is a great way to make new friends. Whether you want to increase your social circle or meet people in a new city, just swipe, chat and connect. Bumble Bizz intends to help people better network professionally. You can use it to meet team members for a new project, connect with people to start a career change, or even become a mentor.
This app needs no introduction. Tinder is probably the biggest name when it comes to dating apps, for good and bad reasons. Being one of the most popular apps is definitely beneficial in the sense that many people are on the app. Just because of the sheer number, it's much easier to find a match.
Tinder can be used to find casual relationships, serious relationships and even some new friends. You can use it to meet people in new cities as you travel or move abroad. It's one of the most popular dating apps in Singapore, as well as almost every other country in thr world, so you can't go wrong.
Paktor was founded in Singapore, and because it was built by locals, it definitely caters to the needs of Singaporeans. With over 25 million monthly matches, this app is a great place to find new friends or love with people in Singapore and around the world. Similar to most dating apps Paktor works with swipes. Once you have a match you can start live chats with them.
A unique feature from Paktor, is that people have 15 second voice introductions on their profiles. You can also try out random chats with any other user that is online.
Gridr is the most popular dating app for gay, bi, queer, and transsexual people to connect in Singapore. You can see people nearby you based on location, connect, chat and meet. Grindr is known for being really quick and too the point. With apps like Tinder it usually takes a bit of conversation before a meet is arrange, but with Grindr they get right to it.
Lovoo is an app that let's you meet singles near you. Not to different from other apps, Lovoo shows you cards of people and you can swipe yes or no. Once you match up with someone you can start chats and video calls. Lovoo claims they have 35 million monthly matches on the platform so they are doing their part in bringing people together to build new relationships and friendships. Lovoo uses profile questions to let people share their personality in a fun, charming way. Lovoo encourages people to meet over video call for the first time and then see if that can lead to more.
If you've been swiping endlessly to find a match, you will be pleasantly surprised by this app. This is the anti swiping app for people looking for long term relationships. According to their team, 91% of people on the app are looking for a long term relationship and they made over 150 million matches. So less swiping and more actual dating!
Coffee Meets Bagel works by sending you a batch of potential matches at noon every day. The more you use the app, the more accurate the matches will be because they are constantly learning from you and your preferences. Because they are focused on dating, they encourage detailed profiles. If you don't like endless chats that never lead to anything, this app solves that by having a 7 day chat limit, so real dates can happen.
Hinge is the app that wants to be deleted. They want you to meet someone great and delete the app. They believe people are so focused on matching that they forget about actually meeting, and they want to change that. Hinge learns about users through unique questions and profile tabs like religion, height and politics. They keep track of your interests and learn your type so they can find a good match for you. Hinge is unique in the way the first interaction starts. Once someone likes or comments on a specific part of someones profile, the interaction begins. This is great, because it encourages conversation about something personal to the person instead of the "hey, how are you" message. Once numbers have been exchanged, Hinge actually follows up to see how the date went to make better recommendations for the future.
OkCupid is a good option if you are looking for casual dating, marriage, or finding friends. You can match with people you like by browsing their profile and pictures to learn more about them. They match you with people based on interests and give you a compatibility percentage based on your answers to unique questions. Once you match you can chat over message or video call and see if it leads to something more.
Happn is a dating app with over 100 million users. They have a really interesting approach. They match you with people you have crossed paths with based on your location. They don't actually show your location, but just where you matched with someone. They say the best way to meet someone is through doing the things you do everyday. With Happn that's actually possible. Once you see the people you have crossed paths with you can like their profile, and they won't know about it until they like yours. Once that happens, you get a match and you can start a text or video chat
Lunch Actually takes dating seriously. This app is for working professionals and all profiles are verified by dating consultants. Matchmakers will help you keep track of your matches dates and appointments. 86 percent of dates arranged through Lunch Actually were rated excellent, so this is a great option to use in Singapore.