October 5, 2022
How to change age on tinder

How to Change Age on Tinder?

How to change age on TinderAre you bothered because tinder is showing your age incorrect? When it comes to dating, age is not just a number. Are you getting a lot of left swipes on your tinder profile? If you are stuck in the same situation and have no idea what is wrong with your profile. Then you should have a look at your bio. Maybe the age on your tinder account is incorrect.

Well, you must be thinking that what is the relation between the left swipes and age? If your age is incorrect in the bio, then there is a high probability that profiles you have swiped right will swipe left on your profile because either you are older than them or younger than them. So yes, there is a connection between your tinder left swipes and your age.

In the article, we will have a discussion on “How to change age on tinder?” where I will be telling you the method of changing your age on your tinder profile. So without wasting any time, let’s dive into the discussion.

Why is tinder showing your age incorrect?

Tinder is showing your age incorrect because the age on your Facebook (now meta) account is also incorrect. It is a situation faced by those who signed up on Facebook at an age when they were too young to understand the details required for creating an account on Facebook. You must be thinking, what is the relation between your Facebook account and your age on tinder account?

While signing up on tinder, you have to register your tinder account with your Facebook account and contact number. It is because tinder fetches your basic details like age from Facebook. That’s why if your age is incorrect in your Facebook account, then your tinder account age will be automatically incorrect. If you are stuck in the same situation and don’t know “How to change age on tinder?” this article is at your rescue.

Why incorrect age on tinder is a pain?

If your age is incorrect, you may get many left swipes from the profiles of your similar age. Secondly, many people apply an age filter on tinder, so your profile will not reach many people. For instance, if your age on tinder is 43, your profile will not reach the people of your age. You will find the last reason quite funny, but it’s true, you don’t have to write your age in your bio. You will have seen a lot of people’s bio stating that I am 22, not 43. It is because their age in tinder is wrong.

Is it possible to change age on tinder?

When creating your tinder account, tinder has given you a choice to register through a contact number or Facebook. If you have registered your tinder account through Facebook, you can change your age by changing your age in your Facebook account. Now, you must be thinking, “how you will get to know whether you have registered through Facebook or contact number?”

If you forget whether you registered through Facebook or not, confirm that by logging out from your tinder account. If you can log in back into your tinder account through Facebook, then you have registered through Facebook. It means that your tinder account is fetching your details from your Facebook account. And once you correct your age on Facebook, your age on tinder will automatically get correct.

What if you have registered your tinder account through a contact number?

In case you signed up with your contact number, then unluckily, there is no way to change your age. Tinder does not allow you to edit your age and name if your tinder account is registered through contact number. So if you have registered through a contact number, the only option you are left with is to delete your account permanently. Deleting your account permanently means that you will lose your entire in-app purchases, tinder super boost, tinder boost, super likes, data, matches, etc. Though tinder subscribers can restore their tinder boost, super likes, tinder super boost, etc., they cannot restore their matches, chats, data, etc.

How to change age on Tinder?

As I mentioned above, only the people who have registered through Facebook while creating their tinder account can change their age on tinder. So if you have registered your tinder account through Facebook, then you have to change your age on Facebook, and tinder will automatically fetch your correct age from Facebook.

For changing your age on Facebook, follow the below-given instructions:-

  1. Firstly, open the Facebook app on your mobile or browser.
  2. Secondly, log into your Facebook account.
  3. Thirdly, navigate to your profile page.
  4. Tap on the option of about under your Facebook cover photo.
  5. A new menu will open in front of you.
  6. Tap on the option of edit basic information part.
  7. Now tap on the option of ‘change your date of birth.’
  8. Enter your correct date of birth from the drop-down menu.

That’s it now your age is corrected on both your tinder and Facebook account. Now, open the tinder app and check your age. If your age is not updated on tinder, then you should wait for 24 hours. There is no need to stress over this small issue, sometimes updating takes the time of 24 hours. Check your tinder account after 24 hours are completed.

How to apply the filter of age range on tinder?

Many people on tinder apply an age filter in their profiles. Once you enable the age range filter in your profile, tinder will show your selected age range profiles on your swipe deck. Suppose you have selected the age range between 20 to 40; the profile is shown to you on your swipe deck will age between 20 to 40 according to your selected age range.

For applying age range filter in your tinder profile, follow the following steps:

  • Firstly, open the tinder app on your phone.
  • Now, tap on the settings icon.
  • Next, scroll down towards the age range filter.
  • Lastly, select the age range with the help of a slider.

Once you have successfully applied the age range filter, you will see your selected age range profiles on your swipe deck.

Does tinder allow you to hide your age?

Yes, it is possible to hide your age on tinder, but this special privilege is accessible to only tinder gold or tinder plus users. It means that those who have a free account cannot hide their age. Those who are premium tinder subscribers such as tinder rewind will get add free access to tinder; five super likes a day, one free boost every month, a tinder passport, and many more.

If you have a subscription of tinder plus, tinder gold, tinder rewind, etc., follow the steps given below to hide your age on tinder.

  • Firstly, open the tinder app on your phone or browser.
  • Navigate to profile settings.
  • Tap on the option of edit info.
  • Scroll down towards the option of control your profile.
  • At last, toggle don’t show my age.

Tinder is getting very popular among youngsters. It’s among the best app you can use for dating. Tinder tries to avoid fake profiles, and if you have a fake profile on tinder and you get caught, you will have to face the consequences. Tinder can punish you for scamming it and violating its privacy policy by banning or denying access to your tinder profile. So you have to be very cautious while playing such suspicious games.

Closing words

That’s it; this was all about “How to change age on tinder?” I hope you enjoy reading this article. If you have any suggestions for further improvement, you can write them in the comment section. Hopefully, you find this article valuable and exciting. I have tried to give all the necessary and required information. If you are still left with any queries, feel free to ask them in the comments. Wish you happy reading!

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Amelia

A professionally trained relationship and dating expert, and have spent the last decade reading and writing dating articles in various books and Blogs.

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