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 the 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 & a 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 Columbia or the above-mentioned countries for a 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?

What to Know

  • Accessing Facebook's dating feature: log in to the Facebook application, Then tap the Facebook apps Menu which you will find at the bottom right corner.  Next tap Dating, and follow the onscreen instructions to set up your profile.
  • Adjust Facebook Dating settings: To adjust settings tap the Gear and General icon. You will see options to set criteria for your preferred Date matches.
  • Increased Visibility: If you have an Instagram account, connect it to your profile for more visibility.

Opting In Is Easy. Once these 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 clicking 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”.

Facebook-dating-settings

Note: any changes or enhancements 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

When you are done creating your profile on Facebook, you can start exploring several users that match your profile. In some cases, Facebook can help you get a match with minimal effort by filtering other accounts that might interest you.

The Facebook dating platform is quite unique when compared to other dating platforms. It comes with event updates, so from time to time, you get notifications of different events in your location, as well as other social and entertaining groups that may get your attention. This is why opening an event or joining a group will help your profile be more discoverable and visible to everyone.

Facebook Dating Preferences

How to Use Facebook Dating

Usually, Facebook will begin suggesting profiles for you. To see your recommendations you can navigate to the Dating section on the Facebook app and scroll through various profiles that have been suggested for you.

  • When on a user's profile Tap the heart icon to let the user know you like him/her, then a notification will be sent to the user, if they like you in turn then you can begin a conversation. To pass on a profile you do not like tap the X to move to the next suggestion.
  • By tapping Matches at the top of the app you can read your conversations or view your suggested matches.
  • To help Facebook improve your match suggestion, scroll to the bottom of your profile and tap Answer a Question, answering these random questions improves your daily match suggestion.
  • You can share your photos from your Instagram post at the bottom of your profile

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 be more discoverable and visible to everyone.

Facebook Dating Secret Crushes

Facebook Dating Send Crush Feature -Match

 Facebook considers your dating preferences and desires, they definitely want you to find a match. Often they match you with people that share the same locations, common interests, and mutual friends. Facebook datings 'secret crush' feature enables you to send CRUSH notifications to people you are willing to date.

Facebook-dating-match-chat-process

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.

dating profile facebook

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

Who Can See Your Facebook Dating Profile

Your profile will not be shared by Facebook, they are the ones 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 ones 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 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 it on your profile and will be visible the same as your basic information.

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.

Remember If you want to delete Facebook dating account if you find someone then you will not able to restore all match again.

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Saurabh Mukhekar
Saurabh Mukhekar is a Professional Tech Blogger. World Traveler. He is also thinker, maker, life long learner, hybrid developer, edupreneur, mover & shaker. He's captain planet of BlogSaays and seemingly best described in rhyme. Follow Him On Facebook

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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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