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Grindr Goes Gaga Sweepstakes

Posted on May 27, 2011 by Grindr Team

Calling all little monsters! Grindr is going Gaga to celebrate the release of Mother Monster’s third studio album Born This Way. Tell us why you were “born a superstar” in our latest sweepstakes to win an autographed Born This Way Limited Edition Box Set, complete with 17 original Born This Way tracks in a 9-piece 12" vinyl picture disc set! Even if you already own the album or have digitally downloaded the tracks from iTunes, this prize is a collector’s item and is sure to be the envy of all of your friends.

Enter by following these steps:



  • Download Lady Gaga’s new official “Monster In You” app on iTunes for .99 cents or for free on Facebook.

  • “Monsterfy” a photo of yourself to use as your new Grindr profile photo.

  • Change the ‘Name’ or ‘Headline’ of your Grindr profile to “Born This Way” and in your profile text explain to us what makes you uniquely you, like the almighty sequined one.


Make this update between May 27, 2011 and June 8, 2011 and you’ll be entered to win the Born This Way box set!

You may also enter by using the Grindr Goes Gaga Sweepstakes Form. Contest page with rules and terms can be found by clicking here.

Paws up Grindr!


Grindr Xtra for BlackBerry Has Arrived

Posted on May 23, 2011 by Grindr Team

It’s here! Get ready for the world’s largest all male location-based social networking app to grow even larger. With the highly anticipated release of Grindr Xtra for BlackBerry, Grindr now covers the top three smartphone platforms.

After working closely with beta testers and development teams, and listening to user feedback, Grindr Xtra became the obvious choice for an optimal BlackBerry user experience. Grindr Xtra caters to the unique needs of the BlackBerry platform with native features and shortcuts, and takes advantage of the entire screen by removing banner advertisements.  The best part is that you can can interact with users across all platforms including iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android.

Visit GrindrBerry.com or the BlackBerry App World to download a free 7-day trial of Grindr Xtra with full access to all premium features. When the trial expires, you can continue to use Grindr Xtra starting at $4.97 for one month, with longer renewals receiving larger discounts. Go to the Grindr Store in the settings menu to purchase renewals.

Download Grindr Xtra for BlackBerry | Learn More


Grindr for Android 1.0.6.1

Posted on May 19, 2011 by Grindr Team

Android Users - Grindr and Grindr Xtra 1.0.6.1 for Android has arrived, and includes a fix for the reported location issues. The app is available for download in the Android Market (GrindrAndroid.com).

Tell us what you think and help us improve: To rate Grindr and Grindr Xtra in the Android Market and write a review, go to GrindrAndroid.com


Watch A Grindr Xtra Demo Video

Posted on May 13, 2011 by Grindr Team

Apple Users - Have you heard about Grindr Xtra but don’t know what it’s all about? Watch the short demo video below that highlights the unique features exclusive to Grindr Xtra. Xtra is the banner ad-free premium version of Grindr, with perks that optimize your Grindr experience and make it even easier to chat and meet other guys.



Upgrade to Grindr Xtra | Learn More