Bumble: Matches. Chats. Dating

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Rated 4.20233 From 698,128 Votes
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  • Last Updated: 2020-05-27
  • New version: 5.166.1
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  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 12.0 or later. and Android 4.4. KitKat or later

Bumble: Matches. Chats. Dating


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Bumble: Matches. Chats. Dating is an iPhone and Android Lifestyle App, made by Bumble Holding Limited. Today, it has gone through many interations by the developers - Bumble Holding Limited, with the latest current version being 5.166.1 which was officially released on 2020-05-27. As a testament to the app's popularity or lack thereof, it has gathered a total of 698,128 Reviews on the Apple App Store alone, with an average user rating of 4.20233 out of a possible 5 stars.

How does it Work?


Over 50 million people have signed up for Bumble to start building valuable relationships, finding friends, and making empowered connections. Creating new connections has never been easier. Bumble is working to lift the stigma of online dating by employing unprecedented standards for respectful behaviour. Because of this relentless dedication, millions of people are using Bumble to build valuable relationships every single day. DATE, MEET FRIENDS, NETWORK Bumble is at the forefront of matchmaking technology by providing an app that allows users to foster more than just romantic connections. The industry-leading app empowers users to swipe through potential connections across three different modes: Bumble Date: On Bumble Date, women make the first move. We’ve changed the archaic rules of the dating game so that you can form meaningful relationships in a respectful way. Bumble BFF: Life is better with friends. Whether you’re new to a city or looking to expand your circle, Bumble BFF is the easiest way to make new friends. Bumble Bizz: Now we’re in business. Use Bumble Bizz to network, find mentors, and create new career opportunities. Bumble is the first app of its kind to bring dating, friend-finding, and career-building into a single social networking platform. CHANGING THE RULES OF THE GAME At Bumble, women make the first move. In heterosexual matches, the woman has 24 hours to make the first move and the man has 24 hours to respond. In same-sex matches, either person has 24 hours to make the first move, while the other individual has 24 hours to respond, or else, the connection expires. By prompting our users to be bold and make the first move we’ve seen over 3 billion messages sent to date. THE BUZZ IS REAL “Bumble exists to empower women...” (Fast Company) “Bumble is just an app: but it’s changing the discussion.” (Wired) “Bumble offers an alternative that prioritises meaningful connections, with women calling the shots:” (UK Sunday Times) “Bumble rejects hate speech to make users feel safe on its dating app” (Texas Standard) “What makes Bumble different from other dating apps...is its focus on giving women all the power. ” (Business Insider) --- Bumble is free to download and use, and that will never change for our main features. However, if you’re looking to get the most from Bumble, you can subscribe to our optional subscription product Bumble Boost. We offer weekly, monthly, 3 month and 6 month subscriptions giving discounts to the weekly price. The prices may vary per country and are subject to change without notice. Prices are clearly displayed in the app. * Payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase. * Your subscription will automatically renew itself, unless auto-renewal is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. * Your account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. * You can manage your subscriptions and turn off auto-renewal by going to your Account Settings in the iTunes Store. * If offered, if you choose to use our free trial, any unused portion of the free trial period will be forfeited when you purchase a subscription to that publication, where applicable * If you don’t choose to purchase Bumble Boost, you can simply continue using and enjoying Bumble for free. Your personal data is securely stored on Bumble - be sure to read our privacy policy and terms and conditions: https://www.bumble.com/privacy https://www.bumble.com/terms

Top Reviews

  • Great app for those looking for something serious


    By Ger R.
    I completely loved this app. I haven’t ever used dating apps and about a year ago I decided to give them a try. I did some research and decided to try Bumble first as I was looking for something serious. The app is really easy to use, I just wished the chat window was a bit more interactive and allowed to delete messages (lol), but again the purpose of this app is just to use it as a first step and continue chatting/texting out of it once you think you have a match. As a woman, is nice to be able to take the first step to initiate the conversation. I had 3 dates with really nice guys before finding my current boyfriend (we’ll soon be celebrating our first anniversary!), so we are both very happy we found each other with this app. The only thing I would recommend them to change is to allow choosing pictures from your phone instead of Facebook. I met one guy who had old photos on Facebook because he just didn’t interact with it a lot, so when we met in person he looked a bit different. Overall it was a good app, and I would recommend it to anyone looking for something serious, guys here were really nice, some really well educated, and a couple were absolute gentleman.
  • Zero Stars


    By Oh So Annoyed
    Okay, here’s the problem. Chronic right swipers exist here just like any right swipe to like platform. It’s a huge issue with men, but I know women do it too, because they’re lazy and don’t want to put effort into it because they can unmatch anyone they’re not attracted to after. What makes this the worst app is that the FEMALE has to message the male first, but I can tell you that 99% of the time what happens is when you put out a thought provoking first move message (I NEVER simply put “Hi”, I ask questions about their profile or think of something to start conversation.) you get unmatched. Or the second thing that happens is your message is ignored until the 24 hour reply time limit has happened and disappears, so you’ve still wasted your time and energy into men playing games. I have never met anyone from the app, ever in years of thinking maybe this week will be different, but it’s not. It’s a complete joke sadly, so I’d never give them a dime of my money for advanced features as it would be like TP down the drain, and we are in a TP shortage right now. Maybe these software developers need to rethink this swipe right to match BS for one. Limit the amount of repetitive right swipes given, limit the amount of unmatching for no reason without risk of losing account. Or better yet, take away the fact that the female has to be the first one to message. Talk about a way to drag a majority of women through the mud of feeling unworthy, ugly, not good enough, etc..
  • Amazing App, met my husband on here


    By BrittanyBAE13
    So lemme start with every guy on here getting mad because they don’t get matches so they low score this app; they have tips on how to get matches. You can’t today simply just put blurry pictures of yourself from parties and think you’ll get swipes. Try actually using the bio and don’t just link your other social platforms on it. Now that, that is said, I am a female and have a great time with this app. It’s great that we have to talk within 24 hours because on other dating apps I hate seeing a match and never talking to them because neither one of us wants to message first. Plus I feel like there are hotter guys on this app and more guys who at least wanna go on dates and try the whole relationship thing. just wanted to add, the man i met i on here is now my fiancé and we’re getting married in June:) this app does work! It doesn’t just recycle guys after a while to see if you may have lowered your standards. The guy i met on bumble is 5’7 and never went to college. When i was on tinder i solely looked for guys who were y’all and were either in college or graduated. If it was for bumble i may have never met the love of my life. We have been through so much together and it’s all thanks to bumble
  • Ladies message first is not working!!! #CHANGE


    By erica the rose
    I tried bumble several times and I am finding a pattern. A lot of men on here are using bumble to gather women to hook-up with. They upload great pics and profiles and sit back and watch the messages pour in from women because we are the only one who can initiate contact ... So, the good looking guys just sit back and have their choice of woman to prey on for sexual encounters. So very little men on here actually want relationships. Oh and if half don’t reply to your message ladies it’s because their working through the 100s of messages from all us other ladies ....BUMBLE makes men lazy and their being spoiled rotten with attention cause we are ALL knocking at their doors... CONCEPT was empowering at first but has backfired... a lot of men has used this only to their advantage! There are a very small percentage of actually guys navigating with hearts looking for a relationship but I think that’s in any dating app BUT bumble has become the go to for decent looking guys to have their pick of women to get laid ... bumble has made it easy for them too! PLEASE change the women message first thing to a feature on whether a woman wants to accept a message from a guy ... make both sexes message.... EMPOWER the women again with a FEATURE that women can use to chose to unlock or view the message from the guy!!!! BUMBLE I had hope in you! Change up the feature ! It’s only benefiting the dudes now believe me !!!
  • Feel Unsafe


    By JCsAunty
    There’s an individual on here who does work in my neighborhood and has come onto me in a way that made me highly uncomfortable. He leers at me every time he’s around. I have blocked him on bumble only to see he has popped up since I blocked him about 7 more times!!!!!!! In addition to this, in June I sent a Twitter DM to inquire about the free boost trial. They told me they were having issues with boost and they would manually apply it to my account. I had about 1,000 profiles to scroll through and I had gotten through about 25 and without changing any preferences, while I was in the middle of looking at the bumble Match Queue, my ENTIRE queue disappeared! There were a few accounts I saved to look at better later and hundreds I hadn’t even seen that disappeared in a flash. I wrote them on Twitter and the bumble rep was less than helpful and it got to the point where they were just rude. Later I told them I wanted the boost removed from my account completely but was told they cannot do that. Since the time Boost was manually applied by them it rendered that whole match queue area useless. The trial has expired; it never worked anyway, but now even the blurred out profiles are gone. I’ll have guys who “super like” me that don’t show up in the queue as blurred out profiles. Bumble used to be a good app. The boost thing was just an annoyance but now that I feel unsafe with the block feature not working, I had to write a review and disable my account.
  • Reasonable Expectations


    By Pappuli
    I have been on Bumble since June 2019 and have experienced the tragedies and triumphs and everything in between. As with anything, if your expectation is immediate gratification you will be disappointed. If you are serious, patient, create an attractive profile and above all else, are honest you will make connections. These connections can lead to great conversations and much more. After that, it’s up to chemistry and no app has that. I have made connection and I waited for the conversation to start and the clock ran out. I have made connection and had second thoughts and let the clock run out. I have also met some amazing people and built lasting relationships. Bumble to me seems safe, exudes quality with the look of the app, the simplicity of use and the opportunity to add additional services for a price. I have done that once but really isn’t necessary. It is also very easy to update your profile as you learn what seems to be working and maybe what isn’t. With patience you will connect. Maybe not everyone you swiped right, but likely the right ones. Two tips, be HONEST...about everything including your age, and second, use the extended clock strategically, it can pay dividends. Bumble isn’t perfect but no dating app is. Happy Bumbling
  • Fixing what’s not broken


    By Cmart_96
    I’ve used bumble for about 2 years now and have even managed to meet one of my ex girlfriends on there. Additionally, I think the fundamental aspect of having the woman strike up conversation first is a HUGE bonus, when you consider how unlikely it is for them to do so on other apps. HOWEVER, the company is going in a greedy direction, starting with two significant features: the amount of swipes and the reverse button (if you accidentally swiped left). In the last 6 months or so Bumble has significantly reduced your amount of swipes, which is of course a far more important issue for your average man than woman. Most of these other apps that I’ve used employ this feature of limited swipes, but Bumble used to give you so many more swipes (it might’ve been unlimited) nowadays I‘ll swipe on like 25 people before running out and having to wait a day? My matches have significantly dropped and it’s almost pointless to have this app because it’s just like all the other ones now. The aforementioned features are what made it different (and better!), but it seems like they want you to pay for them now, which is understandable (paying more for more services) but how does it differentiate from the myriad of other apps that have saturated the market? I don’t know. Personally, it’s not enough of an incentive to keep this spacious app on my phone.
  • Great Concept, Great App!


    By 3.1415926542
    First of all, how great is it that you can now find a date, friends, and a business partner all in one app?! I can’t speak from a guy’s perspective, but having had this app for almost 2 years, I can say that it’s an absolute game changer. I love the concept that ladies get the first move, which as an introvert, I have come to appreciate; It has taught me to be brave and creative when starting conversations with strangers lol. It seems like most people on here are genuine, although I do wish there was just a bit more diversity. I love the time limit concept on the matches, it’s quite ingenious. It creates a sense of urgency which is great but also has its cons. The app itself is smooth and very user friendly, plus the no limits on swiping is just the icing on the cake. If you don’t have a paid subscription however, which allows you to see everyone that swiped right on you (amongst other great perks I’m sure), it can be easy to waste a lot of time on the app just swiping. They also notify users with cute little positive messages and tips every so often and I love it. I haven’t had any major problems with the app, but I have met some pretty cool people, so don’t sleep on bumble ya’ll 💯
  • The worst dating app I’ve ever used.


    By Gale22
    I find it very odd that every guy I’ve matched has either never talked or we start talking and I suddenly never hear back from them again. I’ve only exchanged numbers with two guys on this app and one suddenly disappears after we talked all night and he agreed to take me surfing and the other guy stops talking. All the guys I’ve matched with stop talking mid conversation this has happened 100 percent of the time. I’ve had at least 12+ matches and have been using this app for about a week, I’d say I’m a very attractive woman and have never had problems getting a date so I find it odd that this has happened every single time. The Bumble Bff does this as well but not as badly so I’ve stopped using the dating side of Bumble as it’s super suspect and I haven’t had any success with any of the guys I’ve matched with. I also think their are quite a few fake profiles as well but seeing all the bad reviews I’m starting to believe this app is just trying to get you to spend money as it takes so many swipes just to see whose liked you. Mine said I had 50+ likes and it stayed that way because Bumble won’t reveal even one of them for a very long time unless you pay for an upgrade. I find it odd that I can’t match with any rally handsome guys on the app but when I go out I attract good looking guys all the time. Anyways I just wanted everyone to know my experience. It’s not you, it’s this app.
  • Feels weird


    By Bad boy 678
    I’ve been using this app for a week now and it feels weird and the people seem weird. I’ve matched with at least 7 women to which 3 of em never texted me. Idk y this app has the whole “women text first thing” but it somewhat seems like a missed opportunity for the guy. It’s unfair when a women matched with you, but never text simply because women don’t do that all the time. Idk if it’s for empowerment, but normally women don’t text first. Also the women I’ve matched with all seem exactly the same. Idk if it’s just coincidental but they are all are boring and answer like days later. It’s somewhat confusing, considering they matched me and liked my photos. Last but not least, I’ve encountered women who for some reason delete their accounts.... only to make another one with a different name and different pictures? I can tell it’s the same women because “Duh it’s obvious” but it’s creepy and makes me wonder who tf I’m talking to. This app is good because it’s more freedom unlike tinder, I actually feel like I can talk to ppl on here. But it suffers from the same thing tinder does. It’s just the gratification u can possibly talk to these women. It’s not guaranteed or anything. Again this app isn’t bad, surly better set up then tinder but, just awkward and boring at times. Maybe because I’m in Japan idk.

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