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Best Dating Apps to Help You Find the Special One

Best Dating Apps: Believe it or not, finding your true soul mate can be really difficult. This is because most of us have a preconceived notion of how our partner should look like, act like and what his/her likes and dislikes should be. Another main reason for having a difficulty in finding ‘the special one’ is that most of us do not get the chance to interact with new people often. Until and unless you meet new people and have a conversation with them, it would not be easy to find the one you have been looking for.

But now, all thanks to the mobile devices with a plethora of applications for executing different tasks and the enormous world of the internet, meeting up with new people to start a new relationship or casual dating has become a cakewalk. If you are also looking for a suitable match for dating or want to get into a serious relationship, you are in the right place. We have compiled a list of the best dating apps in the market right now to help you find the right one.

Best Dating Apps of 2018: An Exclusive List

Whether you are looking to get into a serious relationship with your future life partner or just want a casual dating experience, these dating apps will help you find the best suitable match for you. So without wasting any more time, just dive into the list to find the app of your choice.

  • Tinder

Tinder

Tinder

Tinder is one of the top rated free dating apps available now and you have probably heard its name already. The mantra of this app is to swipe left or right depending on whether you liked your match or not. While swiping to the left means, you liked your match, swiping on the right means a dislike. Tinder is free to use and offers thousands of potential matches to choose from. It is available on Android and iOS platforms.

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Platforms: Android and iOS

Download from Google Play or Apple iTunes

  • Bumble

Bumble

Bumble

Bumble is one app that works in a very different and unique way to find potential matches. In this app, the women get to initiate a chat first with a period of 24 hours as the time limit. Once a chat is initiated, the man will get 24 hours to reciprocate to her. While some may not like this feature, most people find it quite unique and this has led to the rise in popularity of this app. Bumble is available on Android and iOS platforms.

Price: Free with in-app purchases

Platforms: Android and iOS

Download from Google Play or Apple iTunes

  • OkCupid Dating

OKCupid Dating

OKCupid Dating

OkCupid is quite similar to Tinder app, mentioned above and has a huge database of potential matches to choose from. One unique feature of this app is that it features a one-of-a-kind messaging system to only chat with people you are interested in. It is one of the best dating apps for iPhone although Android users can also use it. Along with a free version, there is also a pro version that provides additional features like an advanced search option with filters and does not display any ads.

Price: Free/ Paid

Platforms: Android and iOS

Download from Google Play or Apple iTunes

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  • Hinge

Hinge

Hinge

Hinge boasts of being a ‘relationship app’ rather than a mere dating app. The app scans through your Facebook friend list to find potential matches for you. This way, it only finds matches with whom you have mutual friends and rules out the possibility of completely unknown matches to show up. Hinge is completely free to download and is available for Android as well as iOS users. The only downside of this app is that you need to connect your Facebook account with it to use the app.

Price: Free

Platforms: Android and iOS

Download on Google Play and Apple iTunes

  • FeelD

FeelD

FeelD

FeelD is a location-based dating app that currently has more than 2 million users worldwide. This app too requires you to sign up using your Facebook account to find dating partners. The good part about this app is that it does not allow nudity or adult contents to be displayed inside the app. Another great feature of this app is the ability to sync messages on multiple devices and the UI is also simple and clutter free. FeelD is available for Android and iPhone users.

Price: Free

Platforms: Android and iOS

Download from Google Play or Apple iTunes

  • Happn

Happn

Happn

Just like the other dating apps mentioned above, Happn also uses your Facebook account to find matches. Additionally, it also allows you to link your Instagram and Spotify accounts to set your preferences. A major highlight of this app is that shows people with whom you have crossed path with recently. Happn currently has more than 50 million users worldwide and has its presence in over 40 countries of the globe. The app is free to download and is available on Android, iOS and Windows Phone.

Price: Free

Platforms: Android, iOS and Windows Phone

Download from Google Play, Apple iTunes or Windows Phone

  • Badoo

Badoo

Badoo

Launched in 2006, Badoo has over 380 million users currently and is available in 190 countries of the world with support for 47 different languages. Apart from finding potential mates, you can also use this app to find people in any location. This feature may help you find a new friend in an unknown country if you happen to visit one. Recently, Badoo has also launched a new feature called Badoo Live that allows the users to interact with each other through a livestream. The presence of these exclusive features truly makes it one of the best hookups apps of 2018.

Price: Free

Platforms: Android and iOS

Download from Google Play or Apple iTunes

Wrap Up

We just hope that the best dating apps listed above help you find the special person you have been looking for. In case, you are using a dating app already and it does not feature on this list, you may let us know through the comment section below so that we can update the same here.

About the author

Somnath Brahma

Somnath is a tech enthusiast. He loves to read and write about the latest developments in the world of technology. When not writing he spends time watching cricket, formula 1 and movies.

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