The chances are that you’ve heard of Tinder — a popular dating app based on location and mutual interest. And, most probably, you’re using it to meet new people and potential dates. If you have a profile with them, you must wonder how to send pictures on Tinder.
You came to the right place because this guide will show you how to do that.
Let’s get right to the point and figure out how to send photos on Tinder.
As you know, meeting someone on Tinder is easy: download the app, sign up and start swiping right if you like them or swipe left if not. So, once someone has been swiped right, they can start a chat with that person and may ask for a picture of that person.
So, how do you do that – send a photo via Tinder?
There are simple and easy methods to do this, even if you are not a tech enthusiast.
Let’s follow the simple steps below and see how to send a picture on the app from your gallery:
Step 1: Log in to Tinder and open your desired friend’s profile (both of you have given the right-swiping).
Step 2: Next, tap the messaging text box next to the message icon on the top of your mobile phone screen. This will bring up a keyboard for you to type messages.
Step 3: Type in a message, and when you’re ready, tap the “send” icon (the upward arrow).
Step 4: Go ahead and select the “camera” icon to the left of the text field. This will enable you to upload a photo from your phone’s camera or gallery.
Step 5: If you want to send a photo from your gallery, select the “gallery” icon. Then, choose the desired photo. You can also make changes to the picture before submitting it.
If you want to take a new photo to send on Tinder, follow these steps:
Step 1: Log in to Tinder and open the profile of a friend you like (one where both have done the right-swiping).
Step 2: Tap the messaging text box – the one on top of your mobile phone screen.
Step 3: Now, type in your message and once you’re ready, tap the “send” icon.
Step 4: Afterward, click on the circle button next to the text field. As soon as you do this, you will be given several options, including taking a new photo using your phone’s camera and selecting photos from your phone’s gallery. Therefore, sending a new photo requires you to just tap on the “camera” icon.
Step 5: If you want to send an existing photo from your gallery, select the “gallery” icon. Just click the desired photo, and it will be instantly sent out to your intended recipient(s).
Step 1: Open the Tinder profile of the friend you’d want to send a picture to and tap on the text box.
Step 2: Next, click the camera button, select Camera Roll photos, or just take a new photo.
Step 3: Or, if you want to send a photo from your gallery, select the “gallery” icon. You can now browse through your phone’s various folders and select the photo you want to send.
Step 4: When you select one, go ahead and tap on “Done” (on the bottom right), and it will be sent out to your intended recipient(s).
Tip: Want to take a new photo? Simply click the snap button whenever you’re ready.
Sending pictures on Tinder from your Android device is just as easy as from an iPhone. Just follow the following steps:
Step 1: Open the Android Tinder app and select the profile of the person you want to send a photo to.
Step 2: Tap on the text box and tap on the camera button. You can now select a photo from your ‘Gallery’ or take a new one.
Step 3: If you want to send an existing photo from your gallery, select the “gallery” icon. Go browsing through the folders on your smartphone and select the photo you’re looking for.
Step 4: As soon as you find one you like, click on “Done,” and it will be sent to the person you intended to send in the first place.
Now, let’s learn how to send pictures on Tinder via a direct link. Just a heads up: this tutorial underpins the latest version of the Android operating system (Lollipop).
Settings -> Security -> Unknown Sources. By enabling this option, you allow your phone to install apps that are not downloaded from the Google Play Store.
Step 1: Open the Tinder app via your phone and log in with your Facebook account.
Step 2: Now, open the conversation thread with the person to whom you want to send photos. To connect and send photos on Tinder, use the ES File Explorer app (the file manager app).
Step 3: Tap on the + icon at the bottom left corner of your screen and select the ES File Explorer app.
Step 4: When the ES File Explorer home page appears, tap on the three-line icon located at the top left corner of your screen and select the “Phone” option.
Step 5: Now, you can see a list of folders in your phone’s internal storage. Tap on the “Tinder” folder to select it.
Step 6: When the Tinder folder appears, tap on its parent folder to see all the photos stored in your phone’s internal storage. Select any photo and press it down until a checkmark appears to attach it and send it as an image over message.
Step 7: Once you have selected all the photos you want to send, tap on the “Done” button (at the top right corner of your screen).
Step 8: You are able to see all the attached photos in the conversation thread now. Just tap on the “Send” button to send them a message.
Step 9: After a few minutes, you will receive a notification that the photos have been sent via message.
This is how you can send photos on Tinder via a link — by using a file manager app.
You can now use your favorite camera app, capture as many photos as you like, and easily attach them to your messages.
For starters, to add pictures to your Tinder profile, you need your mobile phone or tablet and not a desktop computer.
Here are the steps you need to follow when uploading a picture to your Tinder profile via the app:
Step 1: Start the Tinder app on your mobile phone or tablet.
For a quick login, use your Facebook login credentials. Step 2: If you are not logged in, you will be prompted to do so.
Step 3: Once you’re in, you will be taken to the app’s main screen. Here, you can see all the people who are active on Tinder in your area.
Step 4: Tap on the small camera icon located at the top left corner of your screen. You need to take a snapshot of yourself and download it onto your phone to add a profile picture.
Step 5: Once you have taken a photo that you are happy with, tap on the “Use Photo” button.
Step 6: Congrats! Now, you can see your new profile picture on your Tinder profile.
Now that you know how to upload a picture to your Tinder profile via the app, you can start adding more photos of yourself so that other people can get to know you better!
It’s pretty simple. Sending ‘her’ pictures directly from your phone means asking him/ her for their number. Or, be ambitious and ask the person you like on Tinder out on a date. This is pretty much the only way to send pictures from your phone and not use Tinder at all.
Once you have their contact information, i.e., their phone number, you can add them on WhatsApp, Viber, or Facebook and start sending pictures that way.
In fact, there are many ways to get someone off Tinder so that you can send the pictures from your phone. Think outside the box and be inventive!
To send GIFs and Bitmojis on the Tinder app, follow the following steps:
Step 1: Start by installing the Giphy or Bitmoji apps from Google Play Store on your mobile phone or tablet.
Step 2: After downloading them, open up the app and sign in with your Facebook or Twitter login credentials.
Step 3: Now, you are able to see all the GIFs and Bitmojis that you have saved on your phone. Tap on any image you want to send as a GIF over a message.
Step 4: After selecting the image, you are taken to a new screen where you can edit the GIF — add text or stickers (as you wish) before sending it.
Step 5: Once satisfied with the GIF you moderated, tap on the “Send” button at the bottom of your screen.
And this is the way to send GIFs and Bitmojis via messages on Tinder. You can use the same process to share your favorite stickers.
So, now that you know how to send pictures on Tinder go ahead and start snapping some photos of yourself looking your best!
We hope this guide and the different methods of sending photos using Tinder will eventually give you the courage to ask your favorite Tinder match out on a date and snap some pictures, this time together.
Yes, you can take screenshots on Tinder. To take a screenshot, simply press and hold the power button and the volume down button at the same time. The screenshot will be saved in your phone’s gallery.
Yes, you can. If you want to save a specific Tinder picture, just tap and hold on to the image until a menu pops up. From there, you can select the “Save Image” option, and the picture is automatically saved in the gallery of your smartphone.