How to use Tinder in UAE / Dubai

How to use Tinder in UAE / Dubai : Tinder is one of the best dating apps in the west and all around the world, but when it comes to Middle Eastern countries dating is frowned upon,¬† Online dating isn’t usually the thing in Middle East. Even though Tinder is banned in the UAE people in Dubai usually use a lot when compared to people from other Emirates. Dubai gets millions of tourists that include Tourists from Western countries, so it’s not that a big deal if you use Tinder, But by default it is blocked (or) banned by the PlayStore and App Store.

On Tinder you can swipe left to reject a user and right to accept. Tinder uses Instagram pictures of yours, when you create a profile it asks you to connect your Instagram account and sync selected pictures to the app. Tinder has great interface and it is a dating / hookup app so it is banned in UAE / Dubai. But, a lot of people are still using tinder in UAE / Dubai.

You can still use tinder in UAE by using a VPN. Follow the below steps on how to use Tinder in Dubai.

How to Use Tinder in UAE / Dubai ?

We have tested various VPN’s Apps and we found NORD VPN and Express VPN working without any blocks or bans and moreover it provides you no-log features which doesn’t log your browsing activity and provides you military grade protection.

To Access Tinder in Dubai / UAE follow the below steps :

1. Sign up for a good VPN software such as NORD VPN or Express VPN

2. Once you have registered Download and Install the VPN App on your device such as Android / iOS.

3. After Installing the app, Sign in using the registered email and password.

4. Now connect to any location such as United States, United Kingdom or Australia.

5. Open your tinder app and start swiping the profiles you are interested in.

Note : In UAE, you’ll sometimes find escorts offering their services, unmatch them if you found any as it can get you in serious trouble and also some scammers are posing as women on the app don’t meet them personally if they keep insisting to meet you. If you plan to meet, choose a safe public place such as Malls, Gardens etc.



Hey there, Sameer here. I'm the CEO and Founder of PING, a computer engineer and blogger by passion, I've been into blogging since 2012 and I write mainly about WordPress, VPN, Security and comparison sites.

2 thoughts on “How to use Tinder in UAE / Dubai”

  1. Thanks for the tips about scammers. I have a Surfshark subscription and I am going to UAE next weekend, so I hope it will help me to meet someone nice!


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