Tinder and Facebook, both are very popular these days. Where Facebook is one of the biggest and most popular social networking site, Tinder is best mobile dating app from which you can get connected with thousands of people around you. It’s not just a dating app, but there are some cases out there, where their relationship over Tinder turned out into marriages. Apart from the consequences, there are many advantages of having Tinder in your mobile. You can get to know about the matching opposite sex persons in your area, and you can chat with them for free. If you are new to Tinder, then you might get confused with its working system, but it’s pretty easy and the app itself will teach you everything. So if you still don’t have Tinder, then try it once now.
There are many people out there who are complaining that they can’t sing up for Tinder, without signing in via Facebook Account. Yes, that’s true, you will need a Facebook Account to set up a new account on Tinder. But, there are some working methods available by which you can use Tinder without Facebook account. If you are the one who wants to know about how to use Tinder without Facebook, then you have landed on the right page. Let’s get started with the process.
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What Is Tinder
Tinder, so what is it?
Tinder, launched on September 12, 2012 is basically a location-based dating and social discovery app for mobile devices. You can get to know about the opposite gender people which matches your taste too. To get started with it, you can download it’s app from official website or from respective mobile app stores. After that you can sign up for it via Facebook, and all of your information will be stored automatically. Then it will show you people’s name and age and you need to do is to swipe right if you are interested in that person, and left to ignore. By using Tinder, you can chat with people in your area and according to the company, it gets about one billion “swipes” per day.
Why Tinder Is Connected With Facebook
If you have heard about Tinder before, or if you are currently using it, then you too might have thought about that why it is connected with Facebook, or why you have to sign up via Facebook for Tinder? If yes, then here are some possible reasons for your answer.
- Facebook is most popular social networking site right now, and almost each person who uses internet have account on Facebook. Tinder uses that information in your Tinder account, so that people don’t enter FAKE information. By this Tinder ensures that you are a REAL person, with some real information.
- By using Facebook account’s information, people will take the app more seriously, and won’t use it for illegal or wrong purposes.
- It saves a lot of time too. By using Facebook account’s information Tinder uses it to create your profile. So you don’t have to enter those basic details in Tinder while creating account.
So there might be more reasons out there, but if you want to use Tinder, then you should link it with Facebook Account. There are some tricks and tips to use Tinder without Facebook account. If you want to know about them, then just carry on reading the article.
How To Setup or Use Tinder Without Facebook Account
Create New Facebook Account
If you really don’t want to link your Facebook account to Tinder, then you can try creating another account on Facebook and then link it with Tinder. Do note that we are not telling you to create a FAKE Facebook Account, and use it in Tinder. What we are trying to say is, if you don’t want to link your main Facebook account with Tinder, then you can create a new Facebook account with same real information like real name, real picture, real age etc.
It’s pretty easy to create a new account on Facebook, and almost everyone can do that.
- First of all you will need to visit Facebook.com sign up page, where you will need to use a new email address but same name, age and information that you are using in your original account.
- After creating a new email account, you will need to enter first and last name, email address and/or phone number, password, birthday, and your gender in Facebook. Enter your original details, and don’t worry about the last name visibility (for caste purposes), as it is hidden in Tinder.
- Now download and install Tinder app from mobile app store or from official website – https://www.gotinder.com
- Now open the Tinder app and click on Sign In With Facebook, and click on Allow in the configuration box.
- Once done, Tinder will apply all of your Facebook account (new) information in your Tinder account.
Increase Privacy of Facebook Account
If you don’t want to create a new Facebook account, then you can try increasing some extra security layer to your FB account. There are some Privacy settings in Facebook, which can be changed so that anonymous people can’t see them. Like you can limit the people who can view all your photos, or email address and phone number. Changing Facebook Privacy settings is easy too.
- First of all visit Facebook.com from your desktop/laptop or mobile phone.
- Then click or tap on the little lock icon with three vertical lines at the top right.
- Now you have to click on See More Settings button to view some more settings of your Facebook Account.
- Now visit Apps section of your Account, and click on All Apps.
You will find Tinder on the list. In this apps list, you can view all of the apps which are associated with your Facebook Account. Click on the Tinder app and make sure next to App Visibility it shows Only Me. Doing so will restrict Tinder to post anything to your Facebook profile without asking you.
What Tinder Can See On Your Facebook Account?
- Facebook profile
- Age and general info
- Friend list
- Email address used to sign up for Facebook
- Relationship interests
- Status updates
- Education history (college, high school, etc.)
- Interests and hobbies (bands, sports teams, etc.)
- Current city
- Pages liked
Tinder is definitely a great app to try out if you are getting bored or want to get into relationship. Though it can be used to make new opposite gender friends, but most of the people use it for dating purposes. That’s why it is best dating app available right now. Setting up Tinder account is easy and you can log into Facebook account and sign in via that on Tinder. But sometimes you just don’t want to share your Facebook account information anywhere, so in that case you can use above mentioned methods to use Tinder without Facebook Account. If you know about any other method to sign up for Tinder without Facebook, then let us know via comments below.