Once enabled, you can set up a concise profile that consists of a 500-character bio and up to six images (we suggest always including a photo).You can also link Tinder to your Instagram account, and include info about your employer and/or school. You can tap on the photo to see additional information regarding the person and Facebook friends you share (if you’re logged in through your Facebook account).

While there are a fair few people on Tinder who use it strictly to collect swipes, many people are actually inclined to meet up in real life, which is not always the case with dating apps.

Tinder is one of the most popular dating apps too, so you’re more likely to come across someone you like who lives nearby.

After creating a username, you’ll start filling out a very long profile, to which you can link to your Instagram account.

You can answer questions, giving both your answer and what you’d like your potential match’s answer to be — this creates a percentile score for users that reflects compatibility.

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Content Header .feed_item_answer_user.js-wf-loaded . If something goes wrong, it’s also easy to report or block accounts — though there are a limited number of blocks for free users, which is a serious turn-off. Free users only get to see 100 profiles in their area and are limited in other parts of the app too.If you want to lift those limits, then there are two subscriptions you can take out.You can also choose to make your answers public and note how important they are to you.All options, including those for accessing the settings and viewing profiles, are located in a slide-out menu.With that out of the way, you’ll be able to start seeing who’s in your area.