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How To Know When Someone Reads Your Message On Tinder?

Tinder relies on back and forth conversation from one user to another. However, Tinder’s free features don’t offer any way to show if the other user has read the message, so how do you find out?

In order to be alerted when a user reads your message on Tinder, you must purchase the read receipts option, which is a premium feature.

In this article, we’re going to show you how to enable read receipts and the best way to find out when someone views your message.

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How To Know When Someone Views Your Message

Tinder has created a lot of great features over the year, both free and paid. One of the reasons Tinder has been able to stay at the top of the mobile dating app world is because of its ability to innovate and create new features.

One of the new features they have recently introduced to their app is a way to see when someone reads your messages. This feature is standard among text messaging on iMessage but is rare among mobile dating apps.

Tinder’s feature of being able to see when other’s have read your message is called a “read receipt”. A read receipt is essentially a receipt (or notification) that is sent back to you when you send a message. This receipt will say read or not read, depending on if the user sees it.

Tinder’s Read Receipts

Tinder introduced read receipts to the app, in order to help other members understand when other users have read their message.

A read receipt is simply a notification that’s sent back to you when the other user reads and opens your message. Once they open your message, Tinder will send a notification back to you that says “read”.

We’re now going to show you how you can get Tinder’s read receipts and also talk about why they are so important to any mobile dating app, not just Tinder.

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How To Get Read Receipts

Read receipts in Tinder are unfortunately not free. They are a premium feature that must be paid for.

In order to get read receipts, the user must first click on the double blue checkmark that’s below the user’s message.

The double blue checkmark is the symbol of Tinder for read receipts. Tapping on those double blue check marks will prompt a screen to buy Tinder’s premium read receipts.

Read receipts on Tinder

As a premium feature, Tinder will allow you to only have read receipts on certain conversations, not on everyone. As shown in the pricing chart above, users must choose between 20, 10 and 5 matches. Each match costs a certain price and will only work in the chat that you activate it on.

In order to activate the read receipt, simply click the double blue checkmark that is shown under the incoming messages.

double blue checkmark on Tinder

Once tapped, you will have an option to activate read receipts through this blue checkmark icon, once you’ve paid.

Once the message has been sent, you will see not read, or read that is underneath your message. This will change whenever the user clicks on your message and finally reads what you sent them.

Not read receipt on Tinder

What Are The Double Blue Checkmarks On Tinder

The double blue checkmarks on Tinder are the read receipts.

Read receipts are important because it allows for Tinder users to see if their match is actually interested in them or not. Too often on Tinder, ghosting can happen. Ghosting is when a person will read your message, and not talk to you or sparingly talk to you.

In order to avoid ghosting, the read receipts will give you more clarity if the person is interested in you.

If the person is interested in you, they will often respond as soon as you send the message. If the person has no interest in you, there’s a good chance that you might get left on read.

These read receipts can help you save time, as you won’t put all your effort into someone who always leaves you on read. You can then take that time and put it into someone else, who actually reads and responds to your messages.

If you’re looking to try read receipts, we recommend starting with a smaller purchase like 10 or 5 to try it out. We think it’s a big time saver and can help you put more energy and focus on the people who actually want to talk to you.

Turn Off Read Receipts

If you’re looking to turn off read receipts so other users cant see if you’ve read their messages or not, there is a way.

The reason you may want to do this is if you have someone who is creepy or sending you weird messages, you may want to not answer their messages.

We recommend you unmatch these people right away, but there is also a way to completely turn off the read receipts.

In order to turn off read receipts, so other users can’t see if you’ve read their messages:

manage read receipts on Tinder
  • Go to the settings menu
  • Tap manage read receipts
  • Uncheck the box

Once the box is unchecked, you will then have your read receipts turned off for other users.

We recommend keeping this box unchecked if you’re new to Tinder or if you’re still learning about how people are on Tinder. There are situations where people can be a bit aggressive on Tinder, having read receipts only further complicates things.

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Conclusion

To see if someone else has viewed your message, you must purchase the read receipt feature that Tinder offers.

Access the read receipts option by clicking on the double blue checkmarks that are located below the messages you send on Tinder.

The read receipts cost money, as users must pay for 20, 10, or 5 matches at a time. If you want to activate the read receipt for a certain user that you’re interested in and talking to – simply select the blue checkmarks.

This will activate the read receipt, which will show “read” or “not read”, based on if the user has interacted with your message. This is currently the only way to determine if someone on Tinder has read your message or not.

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