Does Tinder Notify Screenshots

Does Tinder Notify Screenshots

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What do people tend to screenshot on Tinder?


Most often, screenshots of messages are the highest to be taken. This can be for many reasons, receiving a phone number, something funny being messaged in the form of a statement or gif.
Screenshots can be a great way to share how a conversation is going with close friends although it isn’t always advised.


Profiles being screenshotted, are very common in the dating app community. See a funny picture? How about a great bio that made stopped you in your tracks? Profile screenshots, are a great way to gather good ideas for coming up with a creative bio for your own profile.

Why do people screenshot?

Screenshots being a very common thing to do on Tinder it is typically for several reasons.

Share Profile With Friends

Typically, screenshots are shared among close friends when coming across a great match. Unique profiles that get a user to stop and take a second, will likely get a screenshot.

Option on a match

Getting a match with a profile that you are either unsure about, OR that you are very proud to have matched with. These typically will be shared with friends to get an opinion. People value the opinions of friends and will seek it out.

Know Someone

With Tinder becoming a dominant force in the dating community, the chance of coming across someone you know is fairly good. Screenshotting a profile and sending it to them, friend or relative is very common to practice.

Bad Profile

If you are an active user of Tinder, the odds of coming across a bad profile is high. The odds of coming across a VERY bad profile is like seeing a car accident. You sometimes gotta stop and take notice. These are the profiles that you typically share and learn from. The profile that you don’t want anything to be like.

Funny Profile

These profiles are becoming more and more popular as a way to stand out and garner attention. Funny profiles can teach you something that you can model after for many situations. Whether that be for pictures or bio.

Should You Take Screenshots

It’s up to you. We say go ahead, at the end of the day it doesn’t affect your profile in any way. Users don’t get notified, and Tinder doesn’t negatively affect your profile. Screenshots are a great way of getting an idea of what good profiles look like.

tinder screenshot notification

What Happens if Someone Screenshots Your Tinder

Research has shown that when someone screenshots your profile, you receive no notification on who, or when a screenshot was taken on your profile.

What Happens If You Screenshot Someone’s Tinder

Vice Versa, you taking a screenshot of a profile will result in no notification being sent to that profile. So you are free to take as many screenshots as you see fit. This is the opposite of apps like Snapchat and Instagram where users know if there has been a screenshot.

How To Take a Screenshot on Tinder


Using the button shortcuts to achieve this.

  1. Press the Power and Home buttons at the same time.
  2. Hold both buttons for a second, until you hear a shutter sound or see a visual indicating a picture has been taken.
  3. You need to hold the Power button slightly before pressing the Home button, then hold them both down.

This can take a few tries to get down, but once you’ve done it a few times it becomes fairly straight forward after.


If you are an Apple user screenshotting is just as simple.

Press and hold the Power button on the right side and click the Home button at the exact same time.

Desktop / Computer

Depending on the type of computer you are using, simply tapping the PrtSc key will take a screenshot.
If it has another function bound, simultaneously hitting Alt + PrtSc will take a screenshot.

If you are a Mac user Press Shift-Command-5 on your keyboard to see the onscreen capture controls:

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