How to Activate Facebook Dating in Your Account?

May 13, 2019

Nowadays, there are a lot of dating apps that anyone can explore and have the chance to find love of life. Now People not only buy online, works online but also try to find love online. Facebook starts publicly testing its online-dating product, called Facebook Dating, in Colombia recently. The setting was first announced at the annual F8 conference in May this year, and will possibly be available in other locations in the future.

For now, users aged 18 and older in Colombia & few more countries will be ready to create dating profiles and, once those transfer a critical mass, get some matches. Wired got to preview a new story of the service, and it looks promising—especially for users looking for significant long-term relationships rather than hookups. Facebook Dating is designed as a feature within Facebook's main app rather than a separate app release. Facebook users would build a separate dating profile.

Facebook Dating Supported Countries

This app aims to change the status of the 200 million singles who often use it. So if you want to find out how this dating service works, then you need to check out in Columbia or above-mentioned countries for the great experience. Thus, Facebook announced that if this will be successful then it is a good sign to spread this facebook dating.

How Do I Access Facebook Dating?

Opting In Is Easy. Once this facebook dating features will be available in your location then it would be a great way to start and experience a good opportunity. This kind of feature is simple to do, you just need to respond to the notification in your News Feed, or you can also opt in by tapping or click the heart ❤️ icon on your profile. Through this, it will bring you to the dating home and you can make a separate profile to hide and protect your identity. This is how you activate Facebook dating in supported countries.

facebook dating opt in notification

Who Can See Your Facebook Dating Profile

Your profile will not be shared by Facebook, they are the one who will protect your identity. You will just need to use a hidden identity. Thus, only people who have opted already can view or see your profile. They are also the one who can send you notifications. The good thing about this is that your current Facebook friends will not have access to see your dating profile. However, you can choose if you want to suggest a friend of yours match to someone, it can be done by just toggling that kind of feature on or off in the privacy settings to start with.

Facebook dating suggestion

Another privacy feature is done by Facebook to protect each user is they disabled screenshots past the registration page. When someone will check and see your profile, it's only the basic information that they may find.

Your first name, age, address, and your photo as well. Sharing your work, education and several other biographical things will be optional. It will depend on you if you want to put on your profile and will be visible the same with your basic information.

How To Set Up Your Facebook Dating Profile

Building and Establishing your Facebook profile is just simple and easy as well. You just need to follow these simple tips and steps to a more convenient way.

1. The first thing you need to do is to select your gender. It will be your choice if you want to state your real gender.

Facebook Dating Profile Setup

2. The second thing you need to do is to choose the gender that you want to match with. Who will be the one you are looking for, in order to filter by the Facebook your chosen gender. It is for the quick process of this feature of Facebook.

Facebook Dating Profile Setup-1

3. Then, you need to confirm your location or your dating settings. So that Facebook can get you the nearby people in your location to match you.

Facebook Dating Profile Location Setup 2

4. You need to select or choose the photo for your dating profile. You can edit or crop your photo, depends on your own taste and will.

Facebook Dating Profile Setup-3

5. Next, you can make a review of your provided information before clicking the button of confirmation. Then, if you are really sure that all are correct base on your will then you can tap the icon “confirm”.


Note: any changes or enhancement on your profile will never affect your regular Facebook profile. This only means that you can make any kind of changes in your profile, you can change photos. But, if you have deleted already a photo from your dating profile, then it will maintain anywhere else you’ve shared it.

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Where Do The Matches Come In

After completing your profile on Facebook then you can start matching your profile to someone or rather Facebook will filter all your desired match. Today, Facebook is monitoring the number of users who will use this kind of feature. But once it will be available and accessible to a lot of countries then people can simply access their Facebook dating home as just like other Facebook activity as well.

Facebook Dating Preferences

Facebook will be the one who will show you different events in your location, as well as the groups. Facebook thinks that may get your attention. That's why opening an event or joining a group will help your dating profile more discoverable and visible to everyone.

Facebook Dating Send Crush Feature -Match

Then, the Facebook algorithm will always consider your dating preferences and desires. They often give you people with the same locations, common interests, and mutual friends. Facebook datings 'secret crush' feature enables you to send some CRUSH to people you are willing to date.


If you tap the icon “see suggested Matches”, then you can check out their full dating profile and view some mutual friends that you see you have the same interest. If someone catches your attention that you think you have in common, then you can click or tap the icon of “interested” at the bottom right of the screen.

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Note: After tapping the interested button then you will be able to communicate. You will able to have a conversation using text mode only no photo or links supported as of now. Users are limited sending just one initial message, and the messaging will be separated from any of the conversations.

Improvements users seeking in Facebook Dating:

1. Rearranging photos in Facebook Dating Profile.

2. Photo verification as no one should impersonate their identity.

3. Facebook dating, best match suggestions.

4. UI of Facebook dating.

Facebook Dating Feature Unlock
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  1. I deleted FB dating when I was in a relationship last year and now I cannot find it on FB to restore it? Android phone. Still have FB..
    Any suggestions?

  2. My fb dating is asking me to verify that I am me but it won't let me and now I can't find a way to talk to anyone for help. Dating won't let me on my dating profile ☹

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