How Badoo works

After hearing about it for a long time from all your single friends and, after thinking about it for a long time, you have finally decided: you want to join Badoo to make new friends, in the hope of being able to meet your soul mate. The idea is certainly a great one, but if you are reading this guide, it is most likely because you are having some difficulty in understanding how Badoo works .

How do you say? Is this actually the case? In this case, you do not have to worry, I am here ready to provide you with all the explanations you need: in this tutorial, in fact, I will help you understand in detail this online dating service, guiding you step by step through all its main features. In fact, I will talk to you about how to take your first steps in this service by acting as a smartphone and tablet, through the appropriate official app for Android and iOS / iPadOS and, in addition, I will provide you with all the information on how this service works from a PC.

Having said that, if you are therefore willing to know more, I invite you to take a few minutes of free time to concentrate on reading the chapters that will follow. I am sure that, at the end, you will be able to tell yourself more than satisfied with the information obtained and you will also be ready to share all your knowledge with your other friends who may be interested in the functioning of Badoo .


  • How the Badoo app works
    • How to register on Badoo
    • How to customize your profile
    • How to chat with other people
    • How to unsubscribe from Badoo
  • How Badoo works on PC
    • How to register on Badoo
    • How to customize your profile
    • How to chat with other people
    • How to unsubscribe from Badoo

How the Badoo app works

Before explaining in detail how Badoo works I want to provide you with some useful preliminary information in relation to a greater understanding of what is the main purpose of this platform.

Badoo , in fact, is a free dating service accessible from smartphones and tablets using its app for Android (also downloadable from alternative stores ) and iOS / iPadOS . Furthermore, as I will explain to you in the following chapters of this tutorial, Badoo can also be used from a PC , through the appropriate official website .

However, some additional features of Badoo (such as the ability to find out who you like, browse in invisible mode, as well as get more views to your profile) can only be used for a fee. The cost of the subscription starts at € 9.99 / month.

How to register on Badoo

To start using Badoo you need to register. Therefore, start the app you have installed on your device and, on the main screen, start creating an account, immediately customizing your profile .

However, please also note that, as I will explain later, you can return at any time to your profile screen (the little man icon ) to edit any previously added information or to enter new details.

In this regard, start by specifying some personal information about you such as your gender and date of birth , then choose whether to register via an email address or mobile number , pressing the Continue button each time to continue.

Then, you consent to the requests that are shown to you which are used for the correct service pointing, also activating the geolocation on your device.

Finally, upload at least one photo to personalize your profile, selecting it from the memory of your device ( Gallery ) or taking it on the spot ( Camera ).

Finally, set a password to access your account, in order to complete the registration procedure for the service.

How to customize your profile

After registering with Badoo , you must first customize your profile before you can introduce yourself to other users of the service.

Therefore, go to this section, pressing on the little man icon located in the menu below. Once this is done, click on the icon with the little man and the pencil which is located in the upper right corner, in order to view the editing section of your profile.

At this point, first of all, click on the Add photos or videos button , to add photos to your account. In addition, customize in detail all the sections that are shown to you on your personal profile screen, in order to make your profile on Badoo as complete and full of details as possible.

For example, in fact, add other personal information ( height , personality , orientation, etc.) and make sure that other users who visit your profile can learn more about you, adding, among other things, information about yours. work you do or your education , as well as, if you wish, the type of people you are interested in meeting.

How to chat with other people

Do you want to meet people on Badoo and chat with the users of this dating service? No problem! To start, in fact, go to the section with the localization symbol , in order to see the profiles of users near you.

Once this is done, identify the person who most arouses your interest and tap on his profile to view all the photos possibly added by the user.

Then, if you want to break the ice, use the Write a message text field to type the text of the message you want to send. When you are ready, press on the airplane icon to send your message and, in doing so, wait for a possible reply.

Alternatively, to be able to chat with Badoo users you have to wait for your profile to be viewed by other people. Therefore, while you wait, you can speed up the process by interacting with other people to get noticed.

In this regard, go to the section with the card symbol and start looking at user profiles. Is there anyone you like? Very good! Tap the heart icon to express appreciation or press the X icon to discard a profile.

All the people you can chat with will be shown to you in the section with the cartoon symbol . Then go to it and tap on the Activity tab , so as to also see the list of people who have looked at your profile.

Once this is done, to chat, tap on the name of the person you are interested in, in order to view the text field dedicated to sending messages. Then type the text of the message and, finally, send it by pressing on the airplane icon .

How to unsubscribe from Badoo

Have you decided to unsubscribe from Badoo because, after trying this service, did you realize that it is not for you? No problem because, in this case, to cancel, go to your profile screen by pressing on the little man icon located at the bottom.

Then tap on the gear icon at the top left and, in the Settings menu , press the Account item . Then tap on the word Delete account located at the bottom, then put the check mark on the option to delete my account and continue by pressing the Continue button .

Finally, to complete the procedure, specify the reason for the cancellation of the account and confirm the procedure by pressing the Delete account button .

For more information on this, read my guide in which I explain in more detail how to unsubscribe from Badoo .

How Badoo works on PC

As anticipated, it is also possible to use Badoo on PC , by connecting to the service through its official website. The operation of the service is simple and immediate; therefore I am sure that, by continuing to read this guide, you will have no difficulty in using it directly from the browser.

How to register on Badoo

To be able to use Badoo , the first thing you need to do is sign up for the service in order to create your profile .

To do this, first of all connected to the main Web page of Badoo and answer a few questions to start already now filling out your profile on  Badoo . In any case, do not worry, as you can change all the information entered, as well as add others, through the appropriate section which I will talk about later.

Therefore, specify your personal information such as your gender , your name , your date of birth , your city and your email address . Then press the purple Create Account  button and follow the instructions that are provided to you, for the guided personalization of your profile, uploading, among other things, one or more photos or videos that depict you.

Alternatively, if you have already signed up for the service from the app, you simply need to access it. Therefore, click on the Login button , located in the upper right corner, in order to log in, typing your login data ( email or telephone number and password ) and then pressing the Login button .

How to customize your profile

After registering or logging into your account, the first thing you need to do is fill out your profile in the best possible way .

Therefore, click on your name at the top left and, for example, upload some other photos that portray you ( Upload photo ), so that other subscribers to the service can get to know you better.

Then proceed by filling in and modifying all the various sections displayed on the screen, describing yourself in detail, specifying your interests and filling in some information about yourself in relation to your hobbies .

Also fill out your personal information ; for example by specifying everything related to your physical appearance or by telling, through the appropriate text field, the reasons that led you to subscribe to Badoo .

How to chat with other people

Are you ready to meet new people? Press the  Dating item located in the left bar to see a list of people potentially compatible with you.

For each profile displayed you can choose whether to indicate a positive opinion (the Heart icon ), or a negative one (the X icon ). In the People nearby section  , on the other hand, you can view other users close to your area to start chatting with. 

If any of these intrigue you, click on their photo to view their full profile and find out more details. If you want to refine your search, click on the lever symbol next to People in the vicinity : you can, in fact, further customize your search, using the appropriate filters relating to the gender and distance of the people to see.

After viewing the profile of a person of your interest, you can immediately get in touch with the latter: to do so, click on the Chat button at the top. Then type the text of the message in the text field and finally click on the Send button .

How to unsubscribe from Badoo

How do you say? Have you thought about it and it is no longer your intention to rely on Badoo to meet new people? Don’t worry, you can also cancel your account from your PC .

To do this, click on your name , then click on the gear button and then click on the word Delete account located at the bottom. Once this is done, check the Delete my profile option and press the Continue button .

Also provide a reason for your wish to unsubscribe, press the Continue button and confirm the operation by typing your password and the security code that is shown to you. Finally, click on the Delete my account button .

If you have any doubts or problems, read my guide where I explain in more detail  how to unsubscribe from Badoo .

by Abdullah Sam
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