If you want to find out if someone has an active account on Hinge then you should sign up and take a peek at their profile.
Maybe you’re wondering if you can see if someone is on Hinge or active if you don’t want to join this app.
Well, the answer is you can use third-party apps to check if they have a Hinge account but you cannot define properly if they’re active right now or if that account is active.
Yet, to wipe all your doubt and enlighten you with the needed information, here are 8 ways/tips on how to do it!
Ooopsss… but first let’s check this difference!
The difference between An Active Hinge Account, Active Now, and Active Today!
There is a huge difference between these statuses of Hinge, and it’s important to define them so you can have a better understanding.
~An active account on Hinge means an account that is being used daily or from time to time.
Hence, even if someone doesn’t use their account for two years, it will still be present and active on Hinge for two years.
Unless you delete the account then Hinge is going to delete it permanently within months.
~Active now mode on Hinge is activated the moment that someone opens the app and is using the app currently.
But if they decide to turn off their active status then you won’t be able to see whether they’re online or not.
Also, when you turn off your active status, you won’t be able to see other’s active status and vice versa.
~Active today means that they were active within the last 24 hours.
1. Check if they are changing or have changed their prompts.
Sometimes, the users of Hinge don’t fill out all Prompts while setting up a profile.
Thus, when they’re online they can change and add new prompts too.
Yet, this means that they have an active account but you won’t be able to check whether they’re active now only by checking this type of activity.
- But make sure that you check their activities according to your timing.
- Remember details from their profile and their prompts. Keep going back to their profile from time to time.
If you’re matched with one another then it’s easier to find and go to their profile.
2. You can see if someone is active on Hinge by checking the Compatible and Standouts feature.
The second way that you can see if someone is on Hinge and active is by looking for their profile in the Standouts and Compatible.
- If you want to see their profile on the Compatible part then make sure that you add your profile details and your location that will fit theirs.
- Only then Hinge’s algorithm will show their profile to you.
- Despite this, to tell if someone is active on Hinge, you need to check the Standouts area.
- There you can see the Top Matches of the Hinge.
- The Standouts are the most compatible profiles and the ones that are quite active on Hinge and interact with others.
Via this feature, you can’t check if they are active now or today.
3. You can see if someone is active on Hinge by checking the “active now” status.
You can see if someone is active on Hinge by checking the “Active Now” status.
- Just click on their profile and on the top left side of their profile, next to their name, you can find this label.
- Hinge says someone is Active Now, the moment that they are using the app or have been using it for the last minutes.
To the core, the “Active Now” feature is accurate and helpful but can be quite misleading too.
Sometimes this app might get false signals that the user is online because they might be using a few apps and might leave Hinge open in the background.
In this case, it means that they’re online but not Active on Hinge.
4. Try to interact with them at some point.
To end your doubts, I suggest you message them on Hinge.
I did the same with someone I matched on Tinder.
I was waiting impatiently for them to be online and at some point they hid their online status.
Then, one day I noticed that they changed their profile picture as I started checking his profile.
Then I sent a message and he replied. The message wasn’t crafted to attack him.
He started to tell me how busy he had been and couldn’t figure out the password of his account.
To be honest, I didn’t believe him at first but then he proved it by sending a few photos.
So be bold, and message them. Ask them about their day or week or send them a cute and funny meme or video.
Side note: Hinge doesn’t have reading receipt, so you cannot see if they have read your message or not.
Unlike on OurTime, Hinge doesn’t offer you the opportunity to pay for a feature so you can see if they have opened your message or not.
5. Check if they have changed something in their profile.
To tell if someone has an Active Hinge account, you need to check if they have changed something in their profile.
- If your boyfriend or husband is cheating and is dying that they aren’t active on Hinge, you might look at their bio or profile picture.
- Those who cheat try to grab the attention of other profiles by changing any detail in their bio or adding a new profile picture.
In this case, I would advise you to check their profile from time to time and screenshot things that they might have changed in their profile.
6. To know if someone is active on Hinge, keep an eye on their photos.
If they have connected their Apple, Facebook, or Instagram account with their Hinge account then you might be able to tell if their account is active.
There is one way that you can tell, and that is by checking their photos.
- Most of the time people are more active on their social media such as Facebook and Instagram rather than on dating apps such as Bumble or Tinder.
- Thus, if their accounts are connected, and post photos on Instagram or Facebook, these photos might be uploaded to Hinge too.
If you already have them on your social media and Hinge then you can notice the difference.
You should know that people might link their accounts and forget that they have a Hinge account and don’t use it.
7. You should also explore the “Active Today” feature.
Active Today on Hinge means the user was active during the last 24 hours.
But to unlock this feature you need to subscribe and pay $14.99 monthly.
- To have access to this feature, go to the home page, and click on the H symbol at the bottom of the page.
- Then on the top of the page, you can see labels such as Compatible and Active Today.
- Then click on Active Today. All the profiles that will be lined up there are the profiles that have been online within the last 24 hours.
In general, you might encounter Active Today profiles even on the main page, in the Compatible area where you don’t have to pay anything to access it.
Hence, it will take you more time to sort the profiles out and check which one was Active Today.
8. To tell if someone has an Active Hinge Account, you should check their email notifications.
If you have access to their email or if you can have a peek at their email, you can see if they have an active Hinge account.
If they have turned on all notifications to receive emails regarding New Likes, New Matches, New Messages, and Promotions then you’ll notice that their account is active.
If this doesn’t work for you or you don’t know have access to their email, try to use third-party apps and check if they can find their Hinge account.
You can use Social Catfish, where you enter their name, surname, age, address, and state and click search.
Then you will get results in your email. Unfortunately, this app isn’t free. You need to pay $5.73 to do unlimited search.
How long does a Hinge account stay active?
An account on Hinge stays active for 2 years if you don’t delete it.
Even if you’re not using your Hinge account but you don’t delete it, that will not be considered an inactive account.
Hinge will show that account to other users shortly, yet that account won’t be shown at Top Matches since there isn’t any type of activity.
If you have a Hinge account and you only deleted your app but not your account, make sure to download the app and delete the account.
- All you need to do is go to Settings;
- You should scroll down;
- Then click on Delete or Pause Account;
- After you click on that option, you need to choose the reason you’re deleting this account;
- Then click Delete Account and confirm it;
If you click on Pause account, you should know that your account is not deleted.
Hinge still might occasionally show it and people might think that is an active account.
The conclusion: Can you tell if someone is active on the Hinge?
You can tell if someone is active on Hinge if you pay close attention to their profile and their activities.
I would suggest you have a Hinge account if you want to check out whether someone is active on Hinge or not.
If their profile is still showing then you should take it as a good sign.
This means that their account is active but doesn’t necessarily mean that they are using that account.
To make sure that they’re active on Hinge, try to interact with them more and get your friends (who they don’t know) to interact with them too.
Sooner or later the truth will come out!
TTYL and date safely!