Five popular hookup apps

India is a great market for dating apps.

Well, we know that times are hard and it is close to impossible to step out and go on dates anymore. But, don’t let the lockdown blues get to you.


Check out these top hookup applications to make the best out of your pandemic period:


1. Bumble


One of the most popular app besides Tinder, it is made in sort of a feminist way as there women make the first move. But if the match is of the same gender then either of them can text first. It also has a time limit feature in which if the other user didn’t reply then the match will be lost. Men also have an option to show interest as they can extend that by one more day. This app has a rating of 4.2 out of 5 in the iOS store.


2. Hinge


Having a tagline as “dating app designed to be deleted," it was launched in 2012 and has a user base of mainly in between 18-29 years of age. It has features in which scrolling can be more and more questions can be asked so that one can show his personality along with his or her picture. It is also a rating of 4.5 out of 5 on the iOS store.


3. Happn


Firstly, launched in Paris in 2014, it uses the location to check with which users one has crossed paths with. Allowing them to send a “Flashnote” which is nothing but an invitation to start a chat. With 4.5 rating on the iOS store it too has 100 million members.


4. Coffee meets Bagel


The most unique of them, in which only a limited number of profiles are shown every day at noon. The matches can only chat for a span of seven days which puts them in pressure either to meet in real life or switch to another app. It also has a good rating of 4.5 out of 5 in the iOS store.




This is an acronym for ‘Hey I Like You’. It uses the machine language to see with which its users can be matched seeing the others profile picture, interest and app activity. It also has the video dating feature and live streaming. It was launched in 2019 on a very large scale. It also has a 4.4 rating on the iOS store.



India is home to the highest percentage of the youth population in the world and more than a billion internet users. It is a great market for dating apps. Millennial & Gen-Z users use these apps to find their partners.


If you’re still single and looking for a partner, then these top five best dating apps in India are for you!


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