With over 1,000 free dating apps on the market, it’s hard to know where to begin. Fortunately for you, we have taken the time to review a lot of the top dating apps and separate the men from the boys, so to speak. When narrowing our list to just 25, we wanted to make sure that all of these apps/sites have a large user base, are user-friendly, actually are free to download and join, and actually work. So rest assured that all of these apps are up to snuff. So if you’re on the go and don’t have access to a computer, whip out your phone and download one of these top dating apps for 2013.
- Zoosk: this is a highly popular dating service available as a Facebook app or mobile app. Zoosk allows you to connect with friends via social media or find new people to date who share your interests. Visit: Mobile Site | Download: Android | iOS
Click here to create a free Zoosk account.
- Match.com: with millions of members all over the world, Match.com is one of the leaders in online matchmaking. Their free mobile app allows you to plug in to their award-winning service on the go, so you can find your next match no matter where you are. Visit: Mobile Site | Download: Android | iOS
Browsing Match.com is free. Click here for 20% off membership.
- eHarmony: like Match.com, eHarmony also boasts a huge brand name and millions of members worldwide. Their app allows you to find other singles in your area who share like interests, and of course the app is 100% free. Visit: Mobile Site | Download: Android | iOS
eHarmony is free to look. Click here for 20% off membership.
- AdultFriendFinder: for those looking for a casual fling or sexual encounter, AdultFriendFinder is the app to get. Use their local search to meet your match for tonight and get down to business. Visit: Mobile Site | Download: Android | iOS
Click here to create a free account at AdultFriendFinder.
- Chemistry.com: use the free personality test at Chemistry.com to help you get matched to a compatible guy/gal in your area. While they do not yet have a mobile app, their site is optimized for those visiting on their smartphones. Visit: Mobile Site
Get 14 days of Chemistry.com membership for free.
- Badoo: this social network features over 150 million users you can connect with. Badoo’s search capability allows you to find partners who share your interests, chat, make friends, and arrange for a date. The app is both easy to use and a favorite of our free date apps. Download: Android | iOS
- Skout: join the millions of people connecting over Skout every day. This app allows you to expand your social network and meet singles looking to date. Features include location-based search function, chat, see who checked you out, get updates from nearby users, send gifts, and more. Download: Android | iOS
- POF: with the help of a team of PhD’s, the folks at Plentyoffish (POF) have created a matching system that will connect you with potential partners that have a good chance of becoming serious relationships. Plenty of Fish relies on a Chemistry Test used to match you with personalities that meet your relationship needs. Download: Android | iOS
- Tagged: join the over 300 million people who use Tagged to date new people. Key features include free messages, matching application that connects you with individuals perfect for your personality and desires, and the Play Pets meeting game. Meet people by preference and proximity, chat, see who checked you out, this app has it all. Download: Android
- OkCupid: according to Google, OkCupid is the highest rated dating app available. And we can see why. Users can meet and chat with new people, broadcast date suggestions, rate profiles, and many other great features. Ok Cupid relies on robust matching algorithms to connect you to others who can gel with your personality and interests. Download: Android | iOS
- WhosHere: with this service, over 15 million free messages are sent each day. Send free text and image messages to people nearby; even make a free VoIP call, without ever giving out any personal information. Find the perfect guy or gal and plan a date. Download: Android | iOS
- SayHi: find people near you on the built-in map. Say hi and get the conversation rolling. Text, image, voice, and video messaging is available with this app. Use it to find a date with someone new for this weekend. Download: Android | iOS
- Twoo: this dating app features the ability for users to chat, play games, and more. Twoo matches you with potential dates and lets you know who is open to date nearby. A recent update includes better profiles, with more focus on photos, and push notifications. Download: Android | iOS
- BeNaughty: BeNaughty is for singles looking for a quick hookup. It connects flirty singles who want to date (and more) on the go. Once you create your free profile, you can view profiles of thousands of attractive singles and send flirty winks to members you like. The location-based search feature will connect you with like-minded singles in your area. Download: Android
- MiuMeet: whether you are straight, gay, or lesbian, MiuMeet is the dating app for you. Users are able to tap into a community where millions of singles and meeting and dating. The app features live chatting, GPS location based matches, daily love horoscope, search functionality, love matches based on astrology, and more. Download: Android | iOS
- DateHookup.com: DateHookup.com is a 100% free dating site that includes a lot of great features the pay sites don’t have. Features forums, fully customizable profiles, blogs, an easy to use interface, friend system, date ideas, and the ability to send and receives messages, all free. Download: Android | iOS
- MeetMoi: this is reportedly the only dating app that sends you instant introductions to people you want to date. After you signup, wherever you are, MeetMoi connects you to someone nearby who might be a good match. If you’re interested, you can exchange chats for free and arrange to go on a date. Download: Android | iOS
- Mamba: this free dating app has swelled to over 150 million users, with 2.5 million using Mamba every day. Features include integration with other social networks and sites like MSN and Yahoo!, the ability to use your phones camera for face-to-face flirting, multiple language support, no ads, and special ways to direct attention to your profile. Download: Android | iOS
- LevelMatchCity Dating: this app’s name says it all. Easy to use, LevelMatchCity Dating is free, contains no ads, and allows you to flirt, write on a virtual wall, post pictures, and see who is nearby and avalible to date. The goal of this app is to bring people together, to break the barrier of the digital world. Download: Android
- Cupid: this fun dating app provides members with a nice user interface and tons of local singles looking for love and romance. You can send flirty winks, send messages, and participate in chats. Location-based search is also a free feature of Cupid. Download: Android
- SpeedDate: now you can speed date in real-time and on the go with the SpeedDate mobile app. This app allows you to go on quick 5-minute speed dates (online chats with or without a webcam) with other single guys and gals in your area. Download: Android | iOS
- eVow: this dating site is designed for people who want a fulfilling, long-term relationship. Unlike eHarmony and Match.com, eVow is 100% free and the place for you to meet, flirt, date, and fall in love. The more you use the app, the better the system will become at matching you with compatible personalities. Download: Android
- Flirtalike: this flirt app and chat community allows users to send text, pictures, virtual gifts, and most importantly flirts. Flirtalike matches you with potential mates based on your location, status, or even mood. Features an easy to use one-click search function to find singles that match your desires. Download: Android | iOS
- CheekyLovers: this app makes it easy to meet lots of new people. With its location-based search feature, you are connected to singles in your area in no time. The app also alerts you when you receive incoming messages, winks, chats, or friends activity. Includes members from all major cities and countries. Download: Android
- HowAboutWe Dating: this unique dating service allows you to post your date idea and connect with other like-minded individuals who share your same interests. Its members have posted over 1 million date ideas, and thousands of new members join every day. The app unlocks these date ideas and gets you connected with singles. Download: Android