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In , online dating applications are all the rage with a new app launching up every single week. Each of them has its own charm or gimmick to attract a loyal user base. They started their own dating service, conveniently named Facebook Dating, in September of This mobile-only service first launched in Colombia then gradually expanded in Canada and Thailand in the following October with plans for a launch in 14 other countries in place.
Facebook Dating made a grand entrance in Europe in and partially launched in the United States in Thanks to the dating feature built in the main Facebook application, it boasts a massive user base. For example, in the United States, Facebook has a total user base of million and an estimate of Despite its massive user base and backing from the ultimate tech giant, Facebook Dating has its own share of reported problems.
May it be their frequent application crashes or users not being able to find the Dating feature entirely. In this article, we have listed down all the potential reasons why Facebook Dating is not working on your device along with the associated fixes. As of , Facebook dating is available in selective countries on iOS and Android devices. Enabling and accessing this service is relatively easy as you only need a Facebook . Open the Facebook application and tap on the Hamburger menu present at the top-right corner of your social feed. Follow the on-screen instructions to continue.
After following the setup instructions, you will be asked to share your location and select a photo. Facebook will automatically generate your profile using the information on your . Customise your profile by adding more information, photos or posts. If you have already enabled it, there are a few different reasons for Facebook Dating not working correctly, the list includes —. Listed below are easy fixes that you can go through one by one until the problem is solved. If you are unable to connect to the internet, troubleshoot the Wi-Fi network yourself or contact your ISP.
If you have an active mobile data plan, restarting your phone is a great first step. Keeping an application up to date is important to access brand new and improved features. More importantly, updates can fix bugs that may be causing an application to frequently crash. They usually also fix any security issue that may be hindering an application and preventing it from functioning smoothly.
Thus, using the newest possible version of an application is a must for the best overall experience. Open the Google Play Store application on your mobile device. Tap on the Menu button or the Hamburger menu icon, usually located to the top-left. Open the built-in App Store application. Facebook Dating, like every other dating application, needs your location to show you profiles of potential matches around you.
This is based on your distance preferences and your current geographical location, the latter of which needs your location services to be configured. These are generally configured while enabling the Dating feature. Scroll through the list of applications and locate Facebook.
In the subsequent menu, make sure that the location services are enabled. If not, then continue to the next method. If you are suddenly unable to use Facebook Dating, a few bugs in the application may be at fault. Sometimes the app may have trouble starting or functioning smoothly due to them. Restarting the application might hold the key to solving this problem. You can completely close the application through the home screen or force stop it from the settings menu. Turning a device off and then on again may seem too simple of a solution for any and all tech problems, but it is surprisingly effective.
Restarting the device refreshes all the behind the scene activities that may be interfering with the Facebook application. If you are unable to find the Dating section on Facebook, it may be because it is not available in your geographical location yet. Facebook allows its Dating services only for users above the age of If you have accidentally disabled app notifications , Facebook will not update you on your activities.
If you have turned off all notifications for your device from Facebook, you will need to make an exception to fix this issue. Open the Facebook application on your device and tap on the Menu option. Here, focus on Facebook Dating-specific notifications and adjust which ones you would like to receive.
Caches are hidden temporary files stored on your device to help reduce load times as you navigate through an application. They are important for the smooth functioning of any application, but occasionally, they malfunction and actually disrupt the application from working. This especially is the case when the cache files are corrupt or have built up immensely. Clearing them will not only clear up some important storage space but also speed up your load time and help your app operate faster.
Open the Settings application on your mobile device. You will find a list of all the applications installed on your device, go through the list to find Facebook. Now, check if the Cache size is displayed as 0B.
You will find a list of all your current applications, scroll down to find Facebook, and tap on it. If you are unable to connect to Facebook entirely, it is a possibility that the giant social network has crashed and is down.
Occasionally, servers do crash and the service goes down for everyone. If it shows that the is healthy, you can rule out this possibility. Otherwise, you have nothing to do but wait until the service is restored. Alternatively, you can search the Twitter hashtag facebookdown and pay attention to the timestamps.
This will help you determine if other users are experiencing a similar outage as well. This may seem drastic, but it is surprisingly useful. Hence, by reinstalling the application you essentially start from scratch. Alternatively, pay a visit to the Settings menu and uninstall the application from there. Still, if you have any doubts then feel free to ask them in the comment section below.
Pete is a Senior staff writer at TechCult. Pete loves all things technology and is also an avid DIYer at heart. He has a decade of experience writing how-tos, features, and technology guides on the internet. I tried eveything and even reported it but still nothing. I looked somewhere else and they had the same message but i doubt they did what i did, saying they had it back after 7 days but mine still doesnt and the app is still there though.
Is this permanent or do i have to wait. Chris June 27, at pm.No facebook dating app
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