Tinder For Over 50’s (in 2022)

More and more seniors are becoming comfortable using technology in this post-Covid-19 world.

Gone are the days of grandma calling you for help with her computer.

The over fifty crowds today know how to use smartphones, share posts, and even know what a meme is!

Tinder For Over 50's
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What is Tinder?

Tinder is a dating app that has both free and paid membership options.

Tinder is known for its swiping feature where you can swipe left or right depending on how interested you are in a person.

Tinder users

The majority of Tinders users are millennials but it isn’t just for millennials and adults of all ages use the app.

When Tinder first was developed it became known as a hookup app but today Tinder is known for matching people who are looking for a variety of different relationships.

How to Use Tinder

As far as simplicity, Tinder is an easy dating app to use and understand unlike other dating apps that can feel very complicated and overwhelming:

Sign up proces

The signup process for Tinder is super simple if you have a Facebook or Google account. All you have to do is log in using either of those and Tinder will create a profile for you based on the information they pull from these accounts.

Location Services

Make sure to allow location services. There are many apps that I question why they need your location but Tinder is not one of those apps.

Tinder needs your location services to find possible dates near you.

After your account is created you can add a bio.

Personally, I think short and sweet is the best way to go. Leave your match wanting to know more about you.

You will also need to add your photos this time. Add a variety of pictures, don’t add too many selfies it can get boring.

Add some pictures

You will want to add pictures that show off your interests. Add pictures of you being outside too, you don’t want anyone to think you never go out. Some users have even hired a professional photographer to capture their glamour shot.

Now the fun part, the swiping. When you are ready to swipe you will go to the main page. Once on the main page, you will see a picture representing someone’s profile.


You can then swipe either right, if you like them, left if you don’t, and up for a Super Like.

Your First message

If you swipe right and the match message appears on screen, congratulations! Now it is up to you to decide if you will message your match or wait for them to message you.

I recommend at least a week, maybe two of messaging your match until you decide to meet in person.

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Things to Remember About Tinder For Over 50’s

  1. You do not have to meet the first person you match with in person. Give yourself time and talk to a variety of different people until you find someone who thinks you would have an enjoyable time.
  2. The block and unmatch buttons are your friends. You do not owe these strangers anything, do not feel like you have to talk to someone just because you matched with them.
  3. When you meet someone do it in a public location and preferably during the daytime. Also, make sure you have your own transportation to and from the location so you do not have to rely on your date for transportation.
  4. Let someone know where you are at all times. A random text checking in once in a while with a friend would probably make them feel better as well.
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Conclusion for Tinder over 50s

Dating over fifty can be scary but it is worth it and fun if you do it the right and safe way.

Remember to log in using Facebook or Google to make your registration process as easy as possible.

Add a variety of different pictures, don’t add too many selfies, one is more than enough.

Once you swipe right and make a match, do not feel pressured to meet this person until you are comfortable, the right match will respect your choice.

When you do go on a date, stay safe, let someone know where you are, and most of all, have fun!

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