All options, including those for accessing the settings and viewing profiles, are located in a slide-out menu.

To browse for someone you like, you merely tap the “matches” option, which, oddly, does not show you the people you’ve matched with but rather the people you could potentially match with.

You then have 24 hours to decide whether you want to “like” or “pass” on your bagel.

If you like your bagel and they have also liked you, you’ll connect, meaning that you’ll be able to message one another in a private chat.

While there are a fair few people on Tinder who use it strictly to collect swipes, many people are actually inclined to meet up in real life, which is not always the case with dating apps.

Tinder is possibly the most popular dating app, too, meaning the likelihood of matching with someone you’re interested in who doesn’t live super far away is greater than with apps that have fewer users.

First off, Tinder the app requires you to have a Facebook account in order to enable it, and you have to be over 18.

Once enabled, you can set up a concise profile that consists of a 500-character bio and up to six images (we suggest always including a photo).Props to Coffee Meets Bagel for having the cutest name of all the dating apps.The service also offers more specific preference options, meaning you can narrow your choices to certain religious beliefs or ethnicities, if those things are important to you.Ok Cupid has as many downsides as Tinder, and fewer positive ones, with the exception of learning a lot more about your potential dating partners.The interface is extremely clunky and the photos are a little small.You can speed things up a bit by using the “give & take” option, but it’ll cost you 385 beans to like someone who catches your eye.