The world seems to be on a brink. No, we are not trying to trigger any anxiety issues or set a panic attack. It is a fact that most of us are yet to process. What am I talking about? Corona. CoronaVirus has affected all of us and is affecting us in every way possible. Obviously, with social distancing being reiterated to us every single day, Single Men or Women are bound to remain single for a while. Dating has never been harder. Do you agree?

Technology is an amazing invention. It brings people closer, on a digital platform. And during this testing time, a little support, a venting outlet, and new friendships can help you come a long way. Yes, I’m talking about online dating apps. This is nothing new to us. We have all tried and tested them. For some of them, a long time back, and most of us, well let’s be honest and say they are juggling between the innumerous apps right as we speak!

Alphaenroute has made this challenge a wee bit easier for you! We have made a list of the top 10 best dating apps for free. Read on to find out more!

Check out our blog on 10 THINGS THAT MEN DO THAT TURNS WOMEN ON. Work on these, it will surely boost your self-confidence.

As you already know, there are too many dating apps out there. Selecting the best of out them proves to be a bigger challenge.

After thorough consideration of security, profile verification, and privacy, we have come up with the 10 best dating apps for free in India.


One of the most popular apps on the market!

Tinder has seen rapid growth in its user base. All you have to do is sign up using your Facebook account, upload some really good pictures of yourself, write a very intriguing description, and start swiping!

If the person you swiped, swipes you back, then its a match!

Make the first move, pick a good and funny conversation starter.

Tinder has two plans: A Free version and a Paid one. While the free version is great, the paid version has no limits and loads of extra features.

Don’t listen to Dora, Swiper keep Swiping!



Happn is a location based dating app.

Have you ever passed somebody on the street you found attractive? And did you struggle with approaching them? Obviously, this is so much easier when you are socializing. But what if you were not? What if you met on the street? Or a take-out line?

 Too many clichés?

Happn makes it happen!

So if you pass anybody attractive, look for them on this app and maybe, just maybe you may find true love!

All you need to do is create a profile, look for your crush, and like his/her profile. Best part? They won’t know about it unless they are interested in you too! If you want to get noticed, drop in a text, and get that party started!

Happn is free to use. Although they do have a premium plan where you would get access to extra features, like who has liked your profile.



TrulyMadly is one of the most preferred free dating app.

One of the main and best features of this app is that Profile Verification is done very sternly. During installation, you have to verify your id and submit proof related documents. This is a great initiative because Safety is always the priority. They also display trust scores based on the profile.

Once your profile is up and running, you can swipe through different profiles and send them a like. If they like your profile back, then you can start chatting with them!

Another added feature is that nobody can screenshot your pictures or download them. So you can be “Super Safe” with them!

Like the others, TrulyMadly also has in app purchases like Ad free experience, Profile Boost, Enhanced Profile, etc.



Hinge is one of the fastest growing app! Their motto is A Dating app designed to be deleted. And quite frankly, this seems to be working for them.

This app is for people who want to be in a relationship and not just “date”. The matches on this app are incredible.

You can either create an account through Facebook or your contact number. After the initial details, you have to fill in a detailed info about yourself like your ethnicity, religious beliefs, etc so that they can match you with like-minded people.

This dating app is free to use, however it also has some in app purchases for extra features.



OkCupid is one of the oldest dating apps, and they are still rocking at making matches.

After creating your profile, you have to fill out your info. You also have the option to linking it to your Instagram account, if you have one. Depending on your answers, you are matched with like minded profiles. This increases the potential to find the ONE.

You also have the option to make your answers visible on your profile. This allows potential matches to check for themselves if they are compatible with you. It also makes for a fun, interesting conversation.

If you are just looking for a fun time, you could also try the quick match option!Like its counterparts, OkCupid also has in app purchases.



Woo is a dating app mainly focused on safety for women.

It offers a voice introduction, a tag search, chat, voice call option, and more.

After the initial app setup, you have to select hashtags from the list provided and choose what suits you best. Once you are done setting up your profile, you can swipe between profiles and like any you may be interested in.

Woo also provides a premium subscription plan, where you would have access to extra features like access to skipped profiles, or see who liked yours!



One of the latest dating apps in the market is Bumble. It is also one of the most happening apps!

Bumble is not just a dating app. If you are looking to make new friends or connections, this app is perfect for you.

This free dating app has three different modes:

BUMBLE DATE: Where you can find and date compatible people.

BUMBLE BFF: If you are new to the city, or struggling with a lack of friends, Bumble BFF is just for you.

BUMBLE BIZZ: Bumble Bizz is for networking or connecting you with business mentors.

Priyanka Chopra Jonas is the brand ambassador of this app, and on Bumble, women are encouraged to make the first move.

Bumble is in fact the first app to bring dating, friend-finding, and career building into a single social networking platform.

After setting up your profile, you start swiping. And any match has to be responded within 24 hours. The same applies to starting a conversation with the match.

Bumble is a free dating app, but like the others, it also offers a premium subscription package, called the Bumble Boost and a non-subscription paid feature called the Bumble Coins.

8.TanTan – Date for real


With a rating of over 4.1, with over 813,095 reviews, TanTan is killing it!

TanTan is an exciting app to meet new people, and expand your social circle.

Like the others, after you have successfully completed setting up your profile, you can swipe left or right. If they like you back, then a match is made.

With Tantan, you can also chat using voice messages, pictures, and videos.

One of the interesting features is the Assured Privacy. You can block off your contacts on this app, so nobody you know can see you.

The other amazing feature is Break the Ice. You get to answer 10 playful questions about your match to get to know them better.

Intriguing right? Go check it out now!

Tantan is free to use, however, it also provides a few paid features.



Badoo is an extensively used dating app with more than 1 billion users across the globe. If you have used Tinder before, you will notice that the features are mostly similar.

After the initial setup, you have to set your preferences or things you are looking for in a partner, based on which matches are made. Badoo App also offers an option called the “near me” that displays a list of all users nearby to your location. You can also have group chats and send virtual gifts to your matches.

Badoo is free to use but also includes in app purchases.



Aisle is a dating app exclusively for Indians.

You get to meet people all over India, make connections, build friendships, and learn something about different cultures.

After installation, you start scrolling and then start socializing!           

Aisle is a free dating app. It also offers a VIP membership plan.

Online Dating has become a new trend. There are billions of people out there. Finding the ONE has never prooved it be so hard. Dating apps make this hurdle easier. Plus, you also have the option to get to know the other person a little better before you meet them in person.

Have you tried online dating, but still are single? Do you wonder why that is so? Read our blog on top 20 reasons why you are still single for some gyaan.

Is the app working out for you? Look out for 5 telltale signs that show your crush likes you.

Remember to take precautionary measures before you go out on a date. Check out our archives on fashion for some really good fashion tips.

Now that you’ve got all of this covered, it is time you download that app and start socializing. All the best!

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