Tinder Without Facebook – Pros & Cons of using Tinder without a Phone Number

Using Tinder without Facebook is something newly introduced last year and that so many people were wanting.

Can I use Tinder without Facebook?

Currently, it has been possible to use Tinder without Facebook for quite a while. Just head over to your Tinder app and create a new account with the steps described bellow.

Example of getting started image

Why is Tinder and Facebook Linked?

Tinder collects a lot of information to decide who to show you while swiping. Furthermore, it is also used to confirm your identity.

Signing up for Tinder without a Facebook Account.

So, how do we get started by signing up? Head over to you phone

1. Op the tinder app. Sign out of the current account.

2. select “Log in with phone number”

3. Enter your phone number

4. Tinder will send you a code via SMS. Enter the code when Tinder asks for it.

5. Enter a valid email address.

6. Insert a name. sex, age etc. Agree for Tinder to allow to access your photo’s

7. That’s it!

To conclude, by following the above steps you will have created a Tinder account without using your Facebook account.

But, why would we want to do this. Are there any specific advantages? In the next section we will take a look at the Pros and Cons

The Pros and Cons of Tinder Without Facebook


-It is a lot easier to sign up. Just follow the steps mentioned above and start swiping!

– Syncing of Photos. Whilst accessing your photo’s on your Iphone is easy. You might have some photo’s on Facebook which are not in your phone. Connecting to Facebook makes it easy to upload more photos.

-Next to that, the main advantage is you will less likely match with someone from your Facebook friends. Tinder uses a lot of information to show you people you might find interesting to match with. One of those things is the information input from Facebook.


-Obviously, by not sharing any interests you will less likely match with people with similar interests. This is also a disadvantage.

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