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Grindr & Grindr Xtra 1.5 Now Available for iOS

Posted on February 28, 2011 by Grindr Team

Grindr 1.5 for iPhone iPod touch and iPad


On the eve of Grindr’s second birthday comes the biggest upgrade since Grindr’s launch! We’ve listened to your feedback and suggestions, and with this update we’re giving you a brand new experience with Grindr and Grindr Xtra 1.5 for iOS (iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad). Check out screenshots here.

[Download Grindr Xtra]   [Download Grindr]

Version 1.5 features faster loading guys and a redesigned user interface to give you a polished, more optimized view of the guys near you. You’re also getting tons of new features, including:



  • Additional Cascade Views - Now you can filter the cascade you see: All Users (your favorites and nearby users), Nearby Users (without your favorites), Only Favorites, and Recent Chats (guys you’ve chatted with in the past 30 days).

  • New Profile Fields - Relationship Status & Looking For

  • New User Tab - Yellow tabs appear on new profile thumbnails since your last refresh

  • New Sounds - Additional interface sounds and sound settings

  • Metric/Imperial Settings

  • Report Profile - Report a user for violating Grindr Terms of Service

  • Hide/Show Stats - Single tap on a profile to hide or show profile stats

  • Copy Chat Bubbles - Copy chat bubbles to your clipboard

  • More Social Links - Additional social link options include Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn

  • Support Email - Contact customer support via in-app support emails


And with Grindr Xtra, that’s not all  - In addition to the Xtra features you’ve grown to love like profile swipe, push notifications, no ad banners, and more guys, Xtra 1.5 includes these excellent new exclusive features:



  • Cascade Swipe - Swipe through each new cascade view quickly, just like profiles.

  • Saved Phrases - Save chat bubbles with phrases you frequently use and easily access them to send without typing them out.

  • Saved Photos - Send photos you frequently use quickly without having to go into your photo library.

  • Send Multiple Photos - Select several photos and send them all at once to another user.

  • Quick Menu - In the chat screen, access the Quick Menu to view your saved photos, phrases, and active chats and easily send items or switch chats - less tapping, more Grinding.


Update to Grindr or Grindr Xtra 1.5 and let us know what you think on Facebook or Twitter. Download or upgrade by visiting the iTunes App Store on your devices or computer, or download directly below:

[Download Grindr Xtra]   [Download Grindr] [Learn More]


Grindr & Grindr Xtra 1.5 Screenshot Gallery

Posted on February 28, 2011 by Grindr Team

Check out these screenshots showing Grindr and Grindr Xtra 1.5 in action. The screens show a redesigned interface on both iPhone and iPad for the main, profile, and chat screens in both versions of Grindr:

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Gaga Contest Winner

Posted on February 21, 2011 by Grindr Team

Congratulations to David R. in Florida, the winner of the Grindr Goes Gaga contest!

David will receive the prize box of Gaga items, including an autographed item from Lady Gaga and two tickets to the Monster Ball. Thanks to David for being proud of who he is and showing everyone he was 'Born This Way'.


Grindr 1.3.5 is Here

Posted on February 15, 2011 by Grindr Team

Grindr and Grindr Xtra version 1.3.5 have been released, and include an important bug fix. We highly recommend all users download the update to make their Grindr experience run more smoothly. Visit the iTunes App Store to update today.


Grindr goes Gaga!

Posted on February 11, 2011 by Grindr Team

Grindr Goes Gaga SweepstakesGrindr is going Gaga! To celebrate the release of Lady Gaga's new single 'Born This Way', we are giving away a prize box full of Gaga items!

To join the party and enter to win, we want all you little monsters to tell everyone why you are special in your own way. Just make your Grindr profile headline 'Born This Way' until Monday, February 14th, and tell us in your 'About' section what makes you unique. One winner will be chosen at random from all profiles and web entries. The winner will receive a prize box filled with Gaga gadgets, clothing, limited edition pieces and a Lady Gaga autographed item.

View contest terms at Grindr.com/gaga, and don't forget to download 'Born This Way' on iTunes here.