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How To Create a Dating App in 2022: Step-by-Step Guide

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At present, teenagers are ruling the world of the internet and any kind of online medium. Social media is an open platform for all of us. Various small businesses have flourished with the help of advertisements on such platforms. Also, it has become a platform for youth and young adults to find people, through the use of dating apps such as Tinder, bumble, OkCupid, match.com, and matrimony to find their appropriate match according to their preferred choices.

With changing times, people and their opinions regarding several things have widely changed. A decade ago, it might have been considered a little inappropriate to find people through online mediums but today it is one of the prime sources to find friends or a date.

Dating apps have proved to be a huge success. With the increased number of users of the internet all over the world, dating apps have established themselves in the lives of people.

However, creating a dating app is not easy and requires you to have the following outlooks that make your app stand out and compete with the already available apps ruling the market today. You need to be sure of what exactly you want and how it should be planned to get the outcome. Here at Strivemindz, we will help you in all possible ways to ensure that you have the correct vision before starting anything you desire.

Prima Facia of a Dating App That You Desire to Build

The prima facia of an application is an unorthodox model which comprises all the positive as well as negative points of that particular application. Here, we would be upskilling the same criteria, and upholding all measures to understand the real scenario behind the delightful working of an application. Here are subordinate functionalities, pre-consideration, and sub-structure of the same.

First, let us start with a structural and logical analysis of the applications, that are present beforehand, then progressing ahead we will see the Security and transaction flow of these applications and then how would Strivemindz help to bring up the same thing.

Dating app portfolio

Structural Analysis of The Dating App

The structural overview of your application looks like the model view of your application, how would the working application look like, when it is out for clients to work on? Here are some of the structural features that would make an application a viable model for users to attract and use. So, it goes like this.


Sign-IN is an extra-politic feature that helps in the authentication and cross-verification of the vitality of the application. It allows you to sign in from your registered mobile no or email id and then verifies it using the OTP feature. Progressing ahead one can sign up even using multiple social media networks like Facebook, Instagram or a lot more.

Personal Profile

Personal Profile is a cupid feature which helps you to customize your social appearance, with the help of interests, preferences and hobbies you possess. You can design your profile in a way, you want it to look for a particular audience. A personal profile can uphold multiple small features like:

  • Add photos/ videos
  • Add your Nickname
  • Track your popularity rate
  • Add your social media account
  • Your current location and a lot more

Personal profiles could be pre-considered as a way to customize yourself, in a way, you want to make it more appealing for your viewers.

Logical Analysis Of The Dating App

Lined down we are enumerating the points, that every developer should consider in an anomaly before developing a Dating application to know how to relocate in the present competition and how to scale up your journey in this funnel. Let’s go deep one by one.

Analyze competition

To ensure that you are an active participant in the race, you should study your competitor. Make sure to understand what might make you different from others and will make you stand out thereby will help you catch the attention of audiences. Check out the app getting the least number of users and make sure you don’t make the same mistakes that do not appeal to the audience. Check out the majority of apps all over the internet to get suggestions and reviews regarding the same.

Similarity of choices

To ensure a proper match, your app should be user-specific. There will be numerous people everywhere with the same app, then how should the matches be defined? To ensure proper matching your application should have options that help segregate people according to the following:

  • Location– It helps search users in the vicinity according to their choices and general factors that help gain interest.
  • Preferences– AI systems help to gather your similar interests. Algorithms identify identical interests, compare comments and similar choices and shortlist the people suitable for you.
  • Question Answer based– Asking various questions and having knowledge about the user’s likes, dislikes, hobbies, etc. can be a deciding factor in deciding compatibility percentage. Sometimes, skipping the question may also make someone lucky.

Securable analysis of the Dating App

The secure structure of the application ensures that you are paired with the right person and not a faux is the responsibility of the app. Users should be open with their phone number, and email to be less conspicuous and less a threat. Allowing users to complain, and blacklist any unwanted person should also be made available.

Prime Features to be included

  • Open to all social media platforms- The user should be given the freedom to operate the app and search the person through all the online platforms he’s into through a quick sign-in feature. Sharing of content directly also helps build fondness in the relationship.
  • Easy contact- Through options of messaging, emails, and voice notes, communication is promoted making it more diverse.

Transactional Structure of The Dating App

In the current multitude, developing a dating app is an easy thing to do but making a revenue out of it is a much more difficult task, and no application is worth it unless it makes anything to the company, here is a brief overview of how the transactional structure of the dating application looks like.

  • In-app purchases are being used to make up for the application cost.
  • Advertisements also give you considerable revenue but it shouldn’t annoy the users.
  • Premium offers are the new trend. It provides the users with no interruptions from advertising and provides multiple plans such as silver, platinum, and gold. Each is special for its features.
  • Partnerships also provide a good flow of money.
  • Gifts, it’s another feature just introduced that helps you deliver your choice of present to your match.
  • Provide the option of customized swiping using machine learning technologies, based on the preferences you set up on your customized profile

How Much Does it Cost to Develop a Dating App?

So, through putting all the points, here is a brief overview of what it costs to develop the whole application, the cost of developing any dating app ranges from 15700USD  amount, however the price increases or decreases gradually due to the different features added. Well, we know how willingly you want to grow your application, so along with developing we at  Strivemindz also provide you an option to market it out.

One of the most preferred plans, based on the amounts of hours we invest in building each feature of our application looks like this:

  • Onboarding Time – 80 hours
  • Personal profile – 240 hours
  • Matching- 240 hours
  • Chatting- 360 hours
  • Settings- 240 hours
  • Security issues-160 hours
  • Additional hours- 160 for testing and additional challenges

The plan corresponds around building an application and yet we have another repository for marketing it out.

  • SEO/SMO optimization
  • App optimization
  • Google / Facebook Ads
  • In-app adds
  • And lot more

Here, is a precise detail of what all the services, we provide to help you update your application in an enhanced view.

Exclusive Efforts To Compete With Tinder or Bumble

In the current scenario, Tinder is preoccupied with 57 million users, with its USP of swipe right or swipe left, and became the first product in the market to get dating online. Progressing ahead, Tinder, Bumble and Grindr also made the business on the same footprints.

Extra-fixating the concept, of the application and building up on the steps of the success of already available applications is easier but not unique. So, what new you can do to fight up with these already present applications?

We can implement advanced AI-based algorithms for the quick matching of people with similar visions present on the application, and what crosses up with similar vision orients up to the people possessing the same sex, age, location, choices and influences.

We can even minimize the risk of fraud on the application by verifying the identity of the authorized people on the application and increasing the security and privacy of the users working on the application.

Progressing ahead, we can even turmoil up with the tracking feature to track your duration on the application and your good happy hours on the same.

What more? The next futile thing would be your choice, your dating curations for the application ways you want to develop and fix the application.

So, to design a final model of your application, let’s finalize a [Date] and [Time] at which we can host a call and discuss everything about it. Well, you can even contact us at  sales@strivemindz.com


Online dating is only going to grow in popularity. Using dating apps is becoming less stigmatized as people spend more time online. Make a dating website or app that caters to your target audience and helps people find new connections. Strivemindz is a software development company that can help you reach your goals. Our team specializes in high-performance apps with great speed and bold UX/UI design. Learn how to create a dating app and get an accurate quote by contacting Strivemindz for a free consultation.

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