10 Best Dating App in Singapore to Find Your True Love [2021]

In the mood for love and romance? These 10 dating app in Singapore are definitely worth a (Cupid arrow's) shot!

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Who says romance is dead in 2021?

While virtual and online dating is nothing new, the constant stream of new dating apps popping up means finding our Mr or Mrs Right is always just a few taps away.

But with so many dating app in Singapore to choose from, which one should you pick? To help you in your search, we have rounded up 10 of the best dating app in Singapore to get you one step closer to “In A Relationship” status.

1. OKCupid

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://www.okcupid.com/
Features– Your dating profile highlights what matters to you
– Answer unique questions to help the algorithm find the best matches
– Set dating preferences, with over 22 gender and 13 orientations options
– Unique messaging system
Available onApp Store & Google Play
Upgrades1-month packages start at $9.99
3-month packages start at $23.99
6-month packages start at $29.99
Online ReviewsApp Store rating: 3.9 / 5.0 stars
Google Play review: 3.8 / 5.0 stars

Created by four friends from Harvard as an online dating website in 2004, OkCupid was the first major dating site to develop an app for their users so that they can match on-the-go!

According to OkCupid, “Dating deserves better.” In other words, they go beyond using profile photos to help decide who are your best matches.

As part of their quest to help you find meaningful connections—they have developed a unique algorithm that utilizes thousands of questions (answered by you) to better understand what matters to you.

The app is completely free to download and use, but if you wish to enjoy the app ad-free and enjoy exclusive features like seeing the full list of people who like you and search using advanced filters, go Premium.

2. Tinder

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://tinder.com/
Features– Swipe Right™ feature is highly-intuitive and easy to use
– Most popular dating app in Singapore which means more potential matches
Available onApp Store & Google Play
UpgradesTinder Plus: USD$9.99/month
Tinder Gold: USD$14.99/month
Online ReviewsApp Store rating: 3.9 / 5.0 stars
Google Play rating 3.4 / 5.0 stars

Tinder is undoubtedly the most popular app in Singapore that most serial dating app users are familiar with.

Introduced in a university campus in 2012, the app has since been downloaded more than 400 million times and is currently available in 190 countries and over 40 languages.

There’s also a good reason why Tinder is one of the highest-grossing non-gaming apps globally—the Swipe Right™ and Swipe Left™ feature makes it easy to like or pass potential matches.

Having invented the double opt-in, this also means users only match when there is a mutual interest, so there’s no rejection or pressure involved.

The app is free to use and users can upgrade for additional features such as getting unlimited likes, more profile controls and undoing an accidental Swipe Left to give someone a second chance.

3. Lunch Actually

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://www.lunchactually.com/sg/
Features– In-app personalized dating advice
– Dating consultants for support
– Caters to professionals
– 100% verified profiles
Available onApp Store & Google Play
Upgrades
Online ReviewsApp Store rating: 5.0 / 5.0 stars
Google Play rating: 3.5 / 5.0 stars

The first and largest lunch dating company in Asia and Singapore, Lunch Actually is based on the simple precept of a lunch date that is ‘short, sweet and simple.’

Founded by husband-and-wife duo Violet Lim and Jamie Lee and boasting over 16 years of experience in the dating industry, their focus is on helping eligible professionals find their soulmate.

The app is an extension of their online dating services—users can tap into their dating consultants and coachers that will act as your “virtual matchmakers” to find a compatible partner and advise you every step of the way.

You’ll be able to keep track of your matches, dates and appointments and also access personalized articles and tips for managing your relationships.

4. Bumble

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://bumble.com/
Features– Women get to decide who to connect with
– Bumble Photo Verification protects you from fake users.
– Top Filters helps you find the right date based on your preferences
– 24-hour response time to encourage quicker responses
– Link your Spotify and Instagram account to enhance your profile
– Convo Starters: help you start a conversation the right way
Available onApp Store & Google Play
UpgradesBumble Boost subscription:
1 week: $4.48/week
1 month: $12.98/month
3 months: $10.99/month
6 months: $10.83/month
Online ReviewsApp Store rating: 4.3/ 5.0 stars
Google Play rating: 3.4 / 5.0 stars

Bumble is the dating app where women always make the first move.

Aiming to flip traditional gender norms in dating and romance, the principles of the app are based on respect, equality and inclusion to build healthier connections.

Women only have 24 hours to start or reply to a chat and men have 24 hours to respond; otherwise, the connection expires. This prompts users to be active and communicate more.

The app also allows you to use video chat to make or respond to a first move or send videos and pictures to get to know your match better.

Bumble is free to download and use but also offers a subscription package (Bumble Boost) for users to extend their matches by an additional 24 hours and unlock additional features to make the most of their experience.

5. Paktor

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://www.gopaktor.com/
Features– Sign up in less than 30 seconds
– Match across borders
– Voice bio function that allows you to record a 15-second voice introduction to people viewing your profile
– Random chat function that allows you to chat with random users who are active online
Available onApp Store & Google Play
UpgradesPremium subscription starts from $34.98 depending on the length of your plan
Online ReviewsApp Store rating: 4.8 / 5.0 stars
Google Play rating: 4.5 / 5.0 stars

Paktor was founded in 2013 with the mission of connecting people through technology-enabled platforms. With over 15 million users in the region, it is one of the most successful social networking apps for singles in Southeast Asia and Taiwan.

Their app is designed with usability, anonymity and locality in mind—making it easy for you to sign up, create a profile and start chatting with potential matches.

The app offers a premium member subscription that gives you access to benefits such as viewing the last active time for your matches and unlocking advanced filters including age, job and countries.

6. Coffee Meets Bagel

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://coffeemeetsbagel.com/
Features– Personalized matches
– Relationship-seeking community
– Detailed profiles
– 7-day chat limit to discourage ghosting and encourage actual dates.
Available onApp Store & Google Play
UpgradesPremium subscription starts from $47.98 depending on the length of your plan

Buy beans to unlock extra features:
50 Beans: $1.48
100 Beans: $2.98
200 Beans: $4.48
3000 Beans $34.98
Online ReviewsApp Store rating: 4.5 / 5.0 stars
Google Play rating: 3.9 / 5.0 stars

Are you tired of swiping left and right? The founders of Coffee Meets Bagel sure did—resulting in the creation of a dating app that focuses on quality over quantity.

To minimize ghosting on the app, the ever-evolving algorithm suggests your most compatible matches (known as bagels) and sends them to you every day at noon, so you spend less time swiping and more time actually dating.

According to them, 90% of their users are looking for a serious commitment, and profiles here are much more in-depth than traditional apps like Tinder to help you get a better sense of someone’s personality.

Their “slow dating” approach emphasizes on enjoying the dating process and going deeper to get to know someone.

If you want to see who likes you or explore people beyond the app’s suggestions, you will have to go Premium or purchase beans (the app’s in-app currency) to enjoy these extra features.

7. Badoo

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://badoo.com/
Features– Find people near you who have undergone a thorough three-step verification process
– Video chat to connect with matches
– App automatically detects explicit photos and warn users before they open them
Available onApp Store & Google Play
UpgradesBadoo Premium starts from $4.98 to $22.98 depending on which plan you get.

Buy Badoo credits or Super Powers to unlock extra features:
Super Powers: $4.48-$16.98
100 Badoo credits: $2.98-$12.98
Online ReviewsApp Store rating: 4.7 / 5.0 stars
Google Play rating: 4.0 / 5.0 stars

Badoo is the app that encourages you to be the real, unapologetic you.

Based on the notion that finding meaningful connections require us to be honest about what we want, “Encounters” are the core of your Badoo dating experience—simply vote Yes or No on potential matches that are based on the settings of your account.

Badoo is a platform that prioritizes the privacy, safety and security of its users to ensure that they have the best dating experience.

If you are serious about finding a relationship, activating Badoo Premium gives you access to plenty of exciting features like finding out who added you to their favourites and having your messages highlighted and read first!

8. Hinge

best dating app in singapore_hinge
Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://hinge.co/
Features– Users are required to answer three unique prompts to activate their profile
– Every match begins by someone liking or commenting on a specific part of your profile
– 10 likes per day as a free member
– See who has already liked you
– Get a friendly nudge to remind you to focus on your matches and limit accidental ghosting
Available onApp Store & Google Play
UpgradesHinge subscription prices range from $14.98-$88.98 depending on the plan you get

Hinge membership prices range from $26.98-$53.98
Online ReviewsApp Store rating: 4.4 / 5.0 stars
Google Play rating: 3.5 / 5.0 stars

Hinge is the dating app that is (ironically) built for people who want to get off dating apps.

Designed to be deleted, it aims to connect singles in person using a Nobel-Prize winning algorithm to increase your chances of finding the one. (According to their data, 3 out of 4 times Hinge members go on a second date!)

The power of Hinge lies in its evidence-based dating insights to constantly improve the app and guide users in their search for love.

The unique prompts are refreshed monthly to keep you in touch with matches that are most likely to ask you out on a date, and while the limited likes per day might not be suitable for everyone—the goal is to encourage users to be thoughtful of who they choose to like.

Members looking to see who likes them, set advanced preferences, or access Hinge Experts can upgrade to a Preferred Membership.

9. Happn

best dating app in singapore_happn
Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://www.happn.com/
Features– When you cross paths with a Happn user, their profile instantly appears on your timeline
– Add Instagram and Spotify to your profile
– Watch out for the blue badge which indicates that a user is verified
– Like, chat and become invisible without subscribing to Happn Premium.
Available onApp Store & Google Play
UpgradesHappn subscription prices range from $20.98-$75.98 depending on the length of your plan.
Online ReviewsApp Store rating: 4.1 / 5.0 stars
Google Play rating: 4.0 / 5.0 stars

Happn is the dating app that lets you connect with the cute guy/gal you saw (or not) within a few kilometres radius of wherever you are!

All thanks to geolocation technology, the connection begins once you cross paths with a Happn user, presenting you with the opportunity to like or send them a Crush to kickstart the conversation.

The Happn Map also lets you find the people who are out in the same places you love to go to.

Going premium opens up features like filtering profiles based on your preferences and getting up to 10 FlashNotes (personalized messages) a day to send to your favourite people and get noticed!

10. Her

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://weareher.com/
Features– View profiles, get matches, add friends, start chats, view events, join communities in the free version
– HER moderators are working 24/7 to ensure that the platform is safe for all users
– Get updated to the latest LGBTQ+ news, lesbian and queer events and join in-app, smaller community groups to meet new people.
Available onApp Store & Google Play
UpgradesHER Premium Membership prices:
1 Month: starting at USD$14.99
6 Months: starting at USD$59.99
12 Months: starting at USD$89.99
Online ReviewsApp Store rating: 4.2 / 5.0 stars
Google Play rating: 3.8 / 5.0 stars

HER is the dating app that is built by and for lesbians, bisexuals and queer people, and is by far one of the world’s largest community for LGBTQ women.

More than just a Grindr for lesbians, HER is about joining a community of people who believe in the LGBTQ+ equality and empowerment movement. (And as a bonus, find love.)

HER is still considered pretty new in Singapore, but it’s definitely grown to be an up-and-coming dating app for those who want a safe and inclusive space to fall in love.

The Premium subscription allows you to filter by sexuality, enjoy the app ad-free or go incognito mode.

Conclusion

Do you have any reviews and comments to share regarding our choices for the best dating app in Singapore?

While SBO is committed to supporting our local businesses, we welcome any feedback and anonymous sharing regarding your experience with the listed dating apps in Singapore.

We hope that this guide will be useful in helping you to make an informed decision when it comes to finding the best dating app in Singapore.

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