5 Methods to Use Tinder without Facebook to Improve Facebook Privacy

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Tinder is one of the most popular dating apps which allow its users to find their perfect match online. Tinder is based on your location so you can meet people near you. Tinder is free and is available for both Android and IOS users. You can easily find your perfect match and start chatting with them right away.

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Tinder is an app that is very secure and has very so many measures to provide complete privacy to its users. To make an account, you need to sign up using your Facebook account, so Tinder will copy every detail of yours like name, contacts, pictures, and others. There are some people who don’t want to connect their Tinder account with their Facebook account. If you are one of them, you are in the right place. In this article, you will get to know 5 different methods of how you can unlink your Facebook account to your Tinder account. With these methods, you can use Tinder without logging in to your Facebook account.

Brilliant Ways from which you can use Tinder without Connecting your Facebook Account

Tinder is one of the most used dating websites, and so is Facebook. If you wish to create a Tinder account, it is important that you connect both of your Tinder and Facebook accounts together. (Yes, there are ways where you can use Tinder without having to connect to your Facebook account). But, the connection has its own advantages. Before we get started on how you can create a Tinder account without Facebook, let’s have a look at why you should connect your accounts.

Pros of Signing up on Tinder with Facebook
  • So here are a bunch of pros of why you should sign up on your Tinder account with Facebook. Facebook is one of the most popular apps, we all have an account on Facebook that we are obsessed on using.
  • Facebook has all of our details, pictures, and contacts so if we sign up our Tinder account with Facebook, you don’t have to upload your pictures there and add your details there again. Tinder will fetch every one of your detail automatically.
  • Having to sign in with your Facebook is also great as there is no way a person can create a fake ID.  Tinder also takes your permission before viewing your contacts public to your Facebook friends.
Cons of Signing up on Tinder with Facebook
  • After reading about the pros of why you should sign up on Tinder with your Facebook account, you should also know the cons about it. Yes, there are a few but major reasons why you should go and unlink your Tinder account with your Facebook account.
  • The most important reason is your privacy. As you know, Tinder is an online dating app, so all of your Tinder contact list and messages are stored in your account. If by chance your Tinder account gets hacked, your entire conversations and history will be published on to your Facebook account. It would be a nightmare, no?
  • Another reason to get both accounts unlinked is a pretty serious one. Tinder will show a popup every time you log in, asking for the permission to sync in all of your contact details. If you hit the ‘yes’ button accidentally, your Tinder app will have access to your contacts, pictures, and privacy. You won’t want that either, right?
  • Next is the synchronizing of photos. Once you link your Tinder account with your Facebook account, all of your photos will also be shown on your Tinder account. Yes, the ones you uploaded on Facebook.
  • Yes, there are other reasons as well, but these three are the most concerned ones. If these reasons don’t concern you, you can keep your Tinder and Facebook account linked. But if you want to unlink your Tinder account from your Facebook account, here are 5 methods that you can follow.

If you are looking for ways to unlink both of your accounts, or if you are going to create new Tinder account and don’t want to sign up with your Facebook ID, here are 5 methods you can use to do that. Before you proceed, let us tell you that there is no official way to unlink both your Tinder and Facebook accounts. Listed below are some hacks that you can try.

Also, Tinder access Facebook’s API, so you have to sign up from Facebook to use your Tinder account. After signing in, you can unlink these two accounts and here are 5 different methods to do that.

  1. Create a new Facebook Account

Let’s start off with the simplest alternative and that is to create a new separate Facebook account. You can create a new Facebook account just to use it for Tinder. This is the simplest and the safest option to use Tinder.
Now, if you don’t know how to create a Facebook account and to sign up for Tinder, here are the simple steps that you can follow

  1. To have a Facebook account, you need to have a Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo account first.
  2. After you have created an account on Gmail or another, open Facebook.
  3. To make a new account, you need to enter all of your information under ‘Create an Account’.
  4. You need to enter your full name, email, and birthday and set a new password.
  5. Your Facebook account is created.
  6. Now, after creating a Facebook account, you have to open the Tinder app.
  7. Login with your new Facebook Account

And that’s it. You can now use Tinder, talk to strangers, make new friends and find a partner.

  1. Improve Facebook Privacy

If you don’t want to get in all the fuss of creating a new Facebook account, you have an alternative. You can simply improve Facebook privacy on your current account; you can keep it on private so none of your Facebook friends will have to know about your Tinder app. Here are the steps that you have to follow to improve your Facebook privacy.

  1. Open Facebook website or you can open your Facebook app.
  2. Log in into your current Facebook account.
  3. Tap the three vertical lines, located on the top right corner of your Facebook app.
  4. Click on “See More”
  5. On the left panel, look for ‘Apps’ and click it.
  6. You will find your Tinder account connected with your Facebook account there.
  7. You just have to click the Tinder app, and change the privacy setting on ‘Only Me’.

After this, your Tinder won’t have the access to any of your Facebook details. You can now freely use Tinder, an online dating app and start chatting with strangers without having to worry about your Facebook account.

  1. By Changing Tinder App Settings

Here is another alternative method of how you can access Tinder without your Facebook account. You can unlink your Tinder account with your Facebook account by changing your Facebook privacy setting and you can also do the same by changing your Tinder App settings.

If you want to stop giving access to Tinder from your Facebook, follow these steps.

  1. Open Tinder app on your smartphone.
  2. Click on Settings, on your Tinder app
  3. You will find ‘Show me on Tinder Social’
  4. Deselect this option by simply tapping on it.

Now that you have deselected the option, you have stopped giving the permission to your Tinder to have access to your Facebook account.  This option of changing your Tinder app settings is one of the simplest methods of unlinking your Facebook account from your Tinder account.

  1. Ask Tinder to Get Access Tinder Sign In Without Using Facebook

So this method is not that good but surely is an alternative to stop accessing your Tinder account from your Facebook account. For this method, you need to simply ask Tinder to allow you to access your Tinder without having to sign in from your Facebook account.  If you like this method, you can follow these simple steps and unlink your Tinder account.

  1. Open Tinder app on your smartphone.
  2. Click on Settings, on your Tinder app
  3. On Settings, click on Contact setting option.
  4. From there, you can simply change the settings regarding Tinder Login without Facebook Account.

This method may not be able for some people who don’t have their contact option on their Tinder account. After this method, you can simply sign in to your Tinder account without it accessing your Facebook account. You can then easily upload pictures, talk to strangers and meet new people without having to worry about your Facebook account.

  1. By Using your Phone Number and OTP

So this last method is one of the easiest, simplest and the most effective method by which you can use your Tinder without having to sign in from your Facebook account. For this method, you need to sign in with your phone number and OTP instead of your Facebook account. If you are up to this last method of how you can use your Tinder without signing in with your Facebook, follow these steps.

  1. Install Tinder app on your smartphone.
  2. Open the Tinder app.
  3. You will see two options on your front screen, ‘Sign in with Facebook’ and ‘Sign in with phone number’.
  4. Click on ‘Sign in with phone number’ option.
  5. After clicking on that, you need to enter the phone number that you use
  6. Click on ‘Next’
  7. Tinder will send you an OTP code on the phone number that you provided.
  8. Enter your OTP code on Tinder
  9. Click on ‘Continue’
  10. Now, the Tinder app will ask you to enter your Email ID, so it can back up your chats, photos, and data as a backup. If you want to enter your Email ID, you can. Otherwise, you can also skip the option by clicking on ‘Skip’ that will be on the top right corner.
  11. Set a password for you. You can set a password that you would remember so you can easily log in to your account the next time.  It is advised to set a strong password for security purposes.
  12. After setting your password, Tinder will ask to enter some details about yourself, like your Date of Birth, your full name, gender and other. You need to fill these correctly so it will help Tinder choose the best match for you.

 

And that’s it. These were the 5 methods that let you create and use a Tinder account without sighing in with your Facebook account. As Tinder is one of the best online dating apps, no one would want your Facebook friends and family see what you are up to. You can use any of these 5 methods to unlink your Tinder account from your Facebook account so you can easily start chatting with strangers and meet new people online.

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