Tinder is one of the most popular dating apps available. Like similar apps, Tinder offers a convenient platform for those who want to make connections with people in their local area.
Whether you just want to widen your search or youre someone who travels a lot, changing your Tinder location can be very convenient. If you need to change your location on Tinder, keep reading. In this article, Ill show you how to fake your location so that Tinder thinks youre somewhere other than where you really are.
How Tinder Tracks Your Location
Tinder works by pulling your location from your phones GPS service. The app then looks for potential matches for you within the search radius that you specify, which can be anywhere from 1 to 100 miles.
So if the perfect someone happens to be 101 miles away, youre pretty much out of luck, unless you persuade Tinder that youre actually somewhere different than what your phone says.
Fortunately, if you do find yourself needing to change your Tinder location, you can do so by utilizing features found in the app itself.
Change your location with Tinder Plus
The simplest and most straightforward way to change your location is to be a Tinder Plus or Tinder Gold subscriber. Premium customers are allowed to change their location whenever they want, and they get some side benefits from that ability as well.
Tinder Plus costs $9.99 a month, and Tinder Gold costs even more, so the ability to change locations at will doesnt come free. (You might want to check out our article on the various benefits and costs of the different levels of Tinder.)