Valentine's Day is right around the corner which means grocery store aisles are filled with "I Love You" cards by Hallmark, giant teddy bears holding I Love You Heart pillows, and assorted chocolate gift boxes.

For single men and women around the world, this can make them feel hopeful about finding true love or cringe at the thought of being thrown back into the dating world.

Whether looking for a quick hookup, a long-term relationship or finding friends, we've rounded up a list of some of the best mobile dating apps available on App Store and Google Play.

Bumble Dating App

Bumble separates itself from other mobile dating apps on the market by allowing women to make the first move. Women have 24 hours to send messages to their matches, while men have 24 hours to respond. Otherwise, it's game over. Unless they decide to save the connection.

Tinder Dating App

Tinder has an interesting mix of users swiping on its dating app. There are the occasional users who are actually looking for a long-term relationship, while the rest of the crowd is looking to hookup. Tinder is a good option for those who are looking to be more spontaneous and add adventure to their life.


OkCupid is a great option for users who are recently single and looking to mingle. A great start to finding a match who is looking for a short-term or long-term relationship. One of the great qualities about OkCupid is that the app makes it easy to learn a lot about a user based on their profile. Making it easier to decide if users should go ahead and meet their matches in person. is one of the top dating apps on the market. The relationship app claims users go to the dating app to "kiss the hookup apps goodbye, and meet the right girl or guy for you on Match." has a large database of singles, but it can take longer to strike up a conversation, say compared to other dating apps, such as OkCupid and Tinder.


Grindr is an outlet for gay and bi men to chat and meet locals nearby. Like Tinder, the app makes it easy to connect with singles looking to hookup, make friends, and find relationships.


Remember the saying, "there's plenty of fish in the sea!" Well, Plenty of Fish certainly wants to help single men and women find their potential match. Unlike, POF allows users to match and chat for free.

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