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Are Your Bumble Likes Disappearing? This Might Be Why

Bumble is similar to other dating apps, as users will swipe right and left to find a match they find attractive. When two profiles match, the male user must wait for the female user to respond. If they respond, then the two parties will be able to talk to one another. There may be an instance when one of the matches disappears on Bumble.

Bumble likes disappear if the female user doesn’t message the male user in 24 hours or hits “unmatch” on the profile.

In this article, we’re going to show you why your Bumble matches may be disappearing and how you may be able to get them back.

Match Expired

The first reason why your Bumble likes may be disappearing is because the match expired after matching with them.

When two people swipe right on each other on Bumble, they will get an interstitial screen informing them that they’ve made a connection. This connection is only available for 24 hours, and it requires the girl to message first within that time frame.

If the girl sends a message to the guy, the guy has 24 hours to respond to the girl. If the guy doesn’t respond, then Bumble will mark the match as expired.

Expired matches can not be accessed or spoken to unless you have Bumble Premium. Bumble Premium has a feature that allows you to rematch with user’s profiles that are expired.

It’s common for matches to be expired, as people may not check their Bumble profile for 2-3 days a time, meaning they will often miss matches that appear. If you’re consistently missing matches because of your busy schedule, we recommend spending the money on Bumble Premium. That way, you’ll never miss a match again.

You’ve Been Unmatched

The next reason your likes may disappear is that the other person has chosen to unmatch your profile. This means they are no longer interested in talking to you and have removed your profile from their chat queue.

This may be a hard pill to swallow, but we recommend not making a big deal of it and moving on. If the other person isn’t interested in you, it’s common for them to unmatch your profile to clear up their chat queue.

Once a person unmatched you, you will no longer see their chat or any pictures they sent you. They are gone forever, and there’s no way to reconnect with them.

We recommend getting the person’s number or social media info before disconnecting with them on Bumble.

The Other User Deleted Their Account

Bumble and other dating apps play an emotional role in a lot of our lives. It’s common for users to get sick of dating apps and completely delete their profiles.

If a user deletes their profile, they will lose all of their matches. This includes any conversations that you may have had, which will be lost forever. If you find that one of your matches randomly disappeared, they either unmatched you or have completely deleted their profile from Bumble.

To match this person again, they will need to download the Bumble app and swipe right on your profile again. We recommend getting the person’s contact information if they tell you that they will delete the app. If they don’t tell you, that means they didn’t see a future with you.

Someone Has Access To Your Account

Another very uncommon reason is that someone has access to your account. This means that someone went on your phone and is deleted messages.

Although this is very uncommon, we always recommend that you have a passcode on your phone and that no one else has access to your phone.

If someone has access to your phone and your account, they might be unmatching users or talking to people you don’t want them to talk to.

As mentioned, this scenario is infrequent, but if the other options don’t seem plausible, this could be.


Bumble likes and matches disappear because the 24-hour timer has expired or because they unmatch your profile. It’s common for users who no longer want to be connected with you or talk to you to unmatch your profile.

If your profile gets unmatched by the other user, your previous chat history will be deleted, and you will no longer be able to see any pictures or text sent to you.

Bumble doesn’t just unmatch people, so although it may sometimes seem odd that your match randomly left you, it could happen.

In all of the cases above, there is little that you can do to make sure someone doesn’t just randomly disappear. We recommend having an open and straightforward conversation by getting to know them. We often see that creepy or sexual messages are the fastest way for a match to disappear.

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