Use the Tinder App for Android Setup

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2 Methods: Setup Settings

Method 1: Setup

Hi, you are watching VisiHow. Today we are going to show you how to install and get started with the Tinder application. For those of you who do not know, Tinder is a singles app that lets you swipe through, and decide whether or not you like, a particular person's photo. There have been various debates as to whether it is a good app or a bad app but irrespective of that it can, occasionally, be a fun application especially if you just recently broken up with someone. Let's get started!

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Steps

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    What we are going to do is to tap on the Google Playstore
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    If you do not have an icon here for the Google Playstore, tap on your Apps button
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    That is going to open your applications area and you can scroll over until you find the Google Playstore, which for me is here - a white brief case with a little Pink Floyd triangle
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    Tap that and it's going to open up the Playstore. We have, obviously, a selection of applications and things here.
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    What I want to do is just simply search
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    We are going to search and we are going to type in "tinder" - T-I-N, and we have Tinder right there.
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    I've already installed Tinder to save you the pain of waiting through the download
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    What I'm going to do is just tap on Open. Normally, you would tap Install and then once it is installed, you would open it. So let's open that - here's your little fire.
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    Now, it's going to tell us "Anonymously "like" or "pass" on people Tinder suggests
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    We can sign in with Facebook. As it says here "We do not post anything to Facebook", it will not post anything to Facebook.
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    You can swipe through the introductory pages
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    Let's go back to the beginning and explain this clearly.
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    You like or pass on someone
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    If someone you like also has liked on you, then it goes to the next one and you can chat with them and say "Hey
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    How is it going? What's happening? How are you?"
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    Then if you have some special moments you would like to share; or decided you going to meet in a coffee shop, or whatever - you can do that
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    Let's go back to the beginning and sign in with Facebook
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    Give that a moment and Facebook's going to pop up - that's me
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    Now it will tell me that Tinder's going to receive the following information: my public profile, my email address, relationship interests, birthdays, status updates, etc.
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    I can choose to edit the information that I provided
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    I can shut down some of that if I don't want to have it in there, but honestly, I'm not too worried about it. I'm just going to tap OK and I'm going to let Tinder do its thing.
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    Now, I have to verify my phone number
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    Once my phone number is verified, Tinder will let me go and do my thing. Give me a moment to get that situated and I will be right back. Actually, let me show you how it works.
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    Tap here and let's scroll down
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    Since I am currently in Georgia, I don't know how this is going to work because I don't speak a lot of the language very well - so Georgia.
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    Let's enter in my phone number
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    Feel free to call me if you want - 555377896.
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    Click on Request Code
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    I'm waiting for the code to pop up.
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    Theoretically, when I get this code - it should show up here
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    Token - 897860.
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    So let's put that in here - 897860
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    Tap Confirm.
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    There we go, I'm confirmed
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    I'm on Tinder. Here are some people near me. Great, fantastic are the people at the beach. The beach is a couple of hundred miles away from me but that's OK. That's how the application works!
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    You can tap on the little heart to indicate you like or on "X" to indicate the you don't like it
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    You can tap on "i" to ask for a little more information
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    She's 2 miles away and she was active yesterday. You can tap Back.
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    If you want, you can just wipe past her
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    You can cancel if you want and it swings it back around.
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    There you have folks, I'm going to go ahead and tap on Not Interested
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    Tapping the "X" indicates that you are not interested Aka - "Aka, I'm very sorry. You are a lovely lady but I'm taken. There's Tea - Not Interested".
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    You can just keep going through until you find someone who you are interested in, of course, assuming you are single - which I am not
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    Thank you so much for choosing VisiHow
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    Now you have seen how Tinder works and you can put it to work for yourself. If you want to check out some of the other functions - when you have a match, you can chat. When you have any little moments you want to share, just add them in.
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    Have a great day
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    Enjoy your Tindering. If you find that special someone out there, do let us know. Don't forget to check out our next video where we are going to show you how to setup these preferences. Thanks and have a great day!
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Video: Use the Tinder App for Android Setup

Method 2: Settings

Hi, you are watching VisiHow and we are going to show you today how to setup the settings of your Tinder application. To get started with, let's go ahead and close out the application and tap out on our active things - let's just close all these stuff out.

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Steps

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    What we are going to do is press the Home to get to the Home screen and tap on Apps one time
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    You are going to find Tinder - wherever Tinder may be
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    Here we go, there's a little Tinder fire - let's tap on that.
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    It's going to log us in as I have already setup Tinder
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    There's no one new around me - that's OK. What we are interested in doing right now - by the way I'm in a part of the world that does not really use Tinder so I actually have not scrolled through thousands of people so I don't know one at all.
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    I can set my set my discovery preferences by tapping Discovery Preferences
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    "Show Me
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    Men, Women" I'm a man, I'm interested in women - you may have different preferences.
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    "Search Distance
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    50 miles". You can set this up to a hundred miles away or you can set this up to 30 miles away, 20 miles away, etc.
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    "Show Ages" - you can show up a range of ages
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    Let's go from 20 to 40. Once those are done you can tap back and set your discovery preferences.
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    Now you can set the Apps Settings
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    Do you want to be notified of new matches, messages, moments likes, show distances in miles or kilometers. If you have made purchases you can restore them and you can also log-out from here. If you really want to, or if you found that someone special even, you can delete your account. Let's tap on Back to get back - oh, there's a new person.
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    If you need help, you tap on the Need Help icon
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    This is going to open a webpage for you. I've tapped Just Once because I do tutorials on my phone - I have not selected permanent web option. That is something I would, otherwise, have setup.
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    Here's a set of questions
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    "Lost my matches", "swiped the wrong way - can I get them back?", "can I change age", "can't upload photos", etc. That is how your Help option is going to look.
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    Now, we can share Tinder
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    If you have someone you would like to share Tinder with, you can simply set them up to Dropbox, Drive, email, Facebook, etc. and that will pass Tinder to that someone special who you want to get started with Tinder.
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    As you can see now, I have changed my Age (preference) around a bit and I have a different set of people now
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    Thank you very much for using Visihow. Have a good day. If you do find the love of your life, we would love to hear about it in the section below, thanks a lot.
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Video: Use the Tinder App for Android Settings

Questions and Answers

Tinder has an error in sending the verification code?

I deleted my tinder account the other day and re-installed it again today. But I couldn't log in directly, it asked for a verification code, however it did not send it. What to do please help

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How to get the verification code after inserting the wrong number?

I accidentally wrote the wrong phone number and now I can't send the code to my own number. Can I do something about it?. I have tried: I tried to uninstall the program , then tried to download the older versions, but still the same, because I think maybe that one number I misplaced is still an existing number. I think it was caused by: Wrote it wrong, but existing number

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My phone won't allow me to install Tinder. I get a message that said Your device isn't compatible with this version?

When I click on the Tinder app I get a message Your device isn't compatible with this version.

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