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Make Your Thanksgiving Stress-Free With Grindr

Posted on November 23, 2011 by Grindr Team

Happy Thanksgiving, Grindr friends. At last it’s almost time to commit an entire day to eating (hello turkey!)

Whether you’re home or traveling over the river and through the woods, log in and find out why there were more guys on Grindr last Thanksgiving than any other day of the year. Here's why…


  • At the Airport: Take a sneak peek at who is flying home when you are. Start a chat to pass the time while waiting for your flight.



  • In the Kitchen: Forgot an essential item and too tired to brave the grocery store again? Ask your neighbors on Grindr and you’re good to go.



  • Post Feast: While the rest of your family is in a food coma- you’re planning a night out. Find where your crew is headed and dance off that gravy!



  • Out On The Town: Meet new guys while bar hopping with friends. Each log-in shows you new faces every step of the way.


For an even better experience no matter where you go- download Grindr Xtra and get no ads, unlimited blocks, and see more of the guys you want near you.

Have a great holiday, we're thankful for you!


Turkey, Gravy, Mashed Potatoes and Grindr

Posted on November 22, 2011 by Grindr Team

Turkey, football, long naps and … Grindr? That’s right! Last year on Thanksgiving Day, there were more guys on Grindr than any other day of the entire year.

Maybe you were back home and curious to see who was town, or wanted to meet new guys to kick off the weekend with- regardless, there was no question that Grindr was the go to Thanksgiving app.

Don’t miss out on new guys that could be in your neighborhood or traveling nearby on Thanksgiving this year. If you’re currently using Grindr, download Grindr Xtra and find more guys, zero ads and extra features such as: unlimited blocking, swipe through profiles, quick phrases and more.

Get on Grindr for the big day, and lets break last year’s record! Download Grindr Xtra for iOS, Android or BlackBerry and see what the buzz is all about.


Best of 2011

Posted on November 18, 2011 by Grindr Team

We want to know how the 3 million (and counting!) guys of Grindr will remember 2011! Cast your vote in our weekly polls, and keep an eye out for the results on Twitter and Facebook before we ring in 2012.

Week 4:




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New Android Update Fixes Delayed Messages

Posted on November 15, 2011 by Grindr Team

Android Users: Version 1.1.6 is now available!  The bottom line with this update is a crucial fix that resolves the issue of delayed messages.

We understand the importance of communicating in real time and worked hard to make sure this is possible, without any lag time or lapse in your communication. After updating, you may notice that you receive all your delayed messages at once. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Make sure to update your app now to experience the best Grindr and Grindr Xtra yet.


This Week’s Updates: Android, Blackberry & iOS!

Posted on November 4, 2011 by Grindr Team

Attention Android users: Version 1.1.4 is now available to update in the Android Market. With general bug fixes, your app should be running smoother than ever. Just take a moment and click here to update to the latest version of Grindr and Grindr Xtra on Android.

Are you a Grindr Blackberry user? Update now to Version 1.0.6. Fixes in this update include chat related crashes, better profile previews displaying the photo, and improvements to our overall design. Click here to download the latest version of Grindr and Grindr Xtra on Blackberry.

Last but not least, iOS users can also update to Version 1.6.6. With this version, you’ll find better compatibility with iOS5. Prior, you may have experienced slow loading time within the app, but with this update- you’ll have less waiting and more time to meet new guys. We’ve also improved incidences of crashing when the app is minimized.

If using Grindr or Grindr Xtra on your mobile device, tap ‘More’ to update. Or find the latest version of Grindr in the iTunes app store here.