What is Date Rush?

Date Rush was introduced on a college campus in 2020 and is the world’s most popular app for meeting new people. It’s been downloaded more than 5000 times and is available in 190 countries and 40+ languages. 

Date Rush is a place built on a world of possibility. The possibility of forming connections that could lead to more. If you’re here to meet new people, expand your social network, meet locals when you’re traveling, or just live in the now, you’ve come to the right place. 

Date Rush is simple and fun—use the feature to Like someone, and if someone Likes you back, it’s a Match!™ Get ready to enter a world of endless possibilities.

Welcome to Date Rush. Download the Date Rush app for iOS and Android, or visit Rushdate.com to use RushDate for Web.

These are challenging times. While it is not a moment to be meeting matches in person, we recognize that Date Rush- a platform centered around connection – can play an important role as we navigate the uncertainty that COVID-19 has introduced into our everyday lives. While each day presents new challenges, we’re in this together, and we take our role seriously. With that in mind, let’s work together to keep each other safe. 

Adhering to Guidance from Experts 

Your well-being is a top priority. Join us in staying informed on the most up-to-date best practices for staying safe and healthy — we are closely monitoring updates from the World Health Organization (WHO), and encourage that you do the same.   

While we hope to be a place of connection during a time that can feel isolating for many, we strongly encourage that new connections stay digital for now. In most places around the world, it’s time to stay home, and adhering to the latest local recommendations is the responsible thing to do — for the safety and health of everyone. 

Distant, But Digitally Together

Tinder has always aimed to break the limitations of who you would meet in the physical world, and in these times, we’ve felt inspired to remove another one of these barriers: distance. While we all know we need to stay home, this doesn’t mean we have to be alone with our thoughts. Having someone to talk to can make a world of difference. 

Tinder U – While universities across the U.S. have begun sending students home, we’ve updated the Rush Date U experience, so that you can stay connected to fellow classmates and match with others who share your school badge, no matter the distance between you.  

Passport – We temporarily made our Passport feature free to everyone. We hope that you took the chance to virtually transport yourself to a new location and connect with others around the world. 

Now more than ever, we all need something to look forward to, whether it’s messaging with someone on Tinder tonight or the possibility of meeting a match at a later time that’s still to be determined. We’re grateful to be a place people turn to, and we hope that our community stays safe and healthy during this time.

Learn more

For more information on how Rush Date is responding during this time, please visit our Newsroom

Supported platforms and devices

Date Rush is currently available on iOS,  Android, and HMS devices. Along with our mobile apps, you can visit daterushgh.com to use Date Rush for Web. 

We also offer a lightweight version of Date Rush you can take anywhere and everywhere – download RushDate Lite from the Google Play store. 

Date Rush currently supports iOS 12.0 and up, Android 7.0 and up, and the latest versions of all major web browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, etc.).

Can I use Rush Date anywhere?

Date Rush is a global online dating platform and is available in 190+ countries. Interested in dating, meeting new people, expanding your social network, or meeting locals while traveling?

Download the RushDate app for iOS and Android, or visit daterushgh.com to use Tinder for Web. 

What is the minimum age requirement?

The minimum age requirement for RushDate is 18 years old.

If you’ve been blocked from RushDate because the birthdate you entered on signup signifies that you’re under 18 years old, you’ll remain blocked from the service for the amount of time specified on the login screen. You can continue with the signup process once that amount of time has passed. 

Face to Face Video Chat

What is Face to Face video chat? 

Face to Face, our new video chat feature, allows you to start a video call with your match directly in RushDate, making dating from home a whole lot simpler. 

Can I call any of my matches? 

Before you can start a video call, both you and your match will need to opt into the feature: 

  1. Navigate to your messages with that match 
  2. Tap the video icon at the top of the screen 
  3. Slide the toggle to the right to unlock Face to Face

How do I start a video call with a match?

Once you’ve both unlocked the feature, you’ll see a confirmation message in the app. From there, starting a call is easy: 

  1. Navigate to your messages with that match 
  2. Tap the video icon at the top of the screen 
  3. Check yourself out in the live video preview and confirm by tapping “Call” 

How do I end a call? 

End a call at any time by tapping the red “End” button. 

How do I ignore a call? 

If you’re not ready to accept a call, simply decline it in the app or let it ring – either way, your match will be notified that you’re currently unavailable. 

How do I report someone? 

If you feel the need to report a match for any reason, navigate to their profile,  scroll down to tap “Report” and follow the instructions on the screen. 

When and where is this feature available? 

Video chat is currently rolling out to members on iOS and Android devices in select markets. Please make sure you’re using the latest version of RushDate (11.19), and keep an eye out for updates in the app. 

Matching and Messaging

Only once you’ve matched with someone on Date Rush can you start to chat with that person. Send a Bitmoji message or add a GIF to liven up your first message!

Unmatching and reporting

Unmatching

To unmatch someone, open your chat with that person > tap the flag icon (iOS) or the ellipses icon (Android) in the top right-hand corner > Unmatch.

When you unmatch someone, they’ll disappear from your match list and you’ll disappear from theirs. Unmatching is a permanent action. 

Reporting 

To report a match, open their RushDate profile, scroll down > tap Report. 

Once you report someone, they’ll disappear from your match list and you’ll disappear from theirs. Like unmatching, reporting is a permanent action.

We take our members’ safety very seriously and appreciate you taking the time to report suspicious behavior. Check out our Community GuidelinesTerms of Service, and Safety Tips for additional information about our policies. 

Can I delete a message?

You can’t delete individual messages on Date Rush. However, you can remove entire conversations by unmatching someone. When you unmatch someone, you’ll disappear from their match list and they’ll disappear from yours. 

To unmatch someone, go to your match’s profile > hit the menu icon (ellipses icon) in the top right-hand corner > Unmatch.

Note that unmatching is a permanent action.

I accidentally unmatched someone

When you unmatch someone, you’ll disappear from their match list and they’ll disappear from yours. Unfortunately, unmatching is a permanent action that cannot be undone. 

Age verify to chat with matches

The minimum age requirement for Tinder is 18 years old. If you’re a Tinder member located in Japan, you’ll be asked to verify your age and prove that you meet this requirement, in accordance with local law.  

STEP 1

Please have one of these forms of ID ready:

STEP 2

  • Voter ID
  • Driving License
  • PassPort ID
  • Health ID

STEP 3

After ID is uploaded, the whole process should take less than a few hours! 

After the ID is reviewed, you will be notified in the app. If ID is approved, you will be able to chat with your match. 

Our members’ privacy is a top priority

Once you submit your ID, RushDate will only use it to verify your age. For quality assurance purposes, we may retain your ID, or information about your ID (like the type of ID you submitted), for up to 90 days following age verification. After this period of time, we will keep only the results of your verification – if you’ve successfully verified that you’re 18 years or older, we’ll need to keep a record of that to allow you to chat with your matches.

Dealbreaker

What is the Dealbreaker feature?

The Dealbreaker feature allows you to set strict preferences on your profile settings. If you set your Dealbreaker on for a particular preference, this should help ensure that potential matches remain within your age and distance preferences. 

Please note, we are currently testing the Dealbreaker feature so it may not be available to you just yet. 

How do I set a Dealbreaker on my profile?

  1. Open RushDate and tap the profile icon 
  2. Tap Settings
  3. Scroll down and enable “only show people in this range” for either age, distance or both
  4. Tap Done to save your changes

Which settings can I use a Dealbreaker on?

We currently offer the Dealbreaker feature for two settings, age and distance. 

Priority Likes

What are Priority Likes?

Want to increase your chances of getting a match? Priority Likes is a new feature exclusive to RushDate Platinum subscribers that makes sure your Likes and Super Likes are seen faster by a potential match before the Likes of non-subscribers.

Can I purchase Priority Likes?

Priority Likes is only available with a RushDate Platinum subscription. 

At the moment, RushDate Platinum is available as an upgrade for RushDate Plus and RushDate Gold members. If you have a RushDate Plus or RushDate Gold subscription, open RushDate > tap the profile icon > select Settings > tap Get RushDate Platinum to upgrade.

Message Before Match

Attaching a note to a Super Like is a new way to express interest to people on RushDate. . When you leave a message for your potential match, they’ll see it on your profile before they Like or Nope. Say something that will grab their attention in 140 characters or less.  

Only RushDate Platinum subscribers can send a note with a Super Like. At the moment, RushDate Platinum is only available as an upgrade for RushDate Plus and RushDate Gold members.

How do I send a message before matching?

To attach a message to your Super Like, simply tap the blue star icon while viewing someone’s profile to Super Like them. You’ll be presented with an option to compose and attach a message, or you can continue with a classic Super Like. Quick note – when composing your message, make sure it’s 140 characters or less before sending it.

How do I send a Super Like without attaching a message?

To use Super Like without attaching a message, tap the blue star icon while viewing someone’s profile. Once you see the prompt asking if you’d like to attach a message, simply exit out of this and you’ll be able to continue with a classic Super Like. 

Only RushDate Platinum subscribers can send a message before matching. At the moment, RushDate Platinum is only available as an upgrade for RushDate Plus and RushDate Gold members. 

Recently Active

Now you can see which potential matches have been Recently Active.

How it works

In the app, green dots appear will next to the names of potential matches who’ve been online in the last 24 hours.

For RushDate Gold and Platinum subscribers, you may notice these dots in your Likes You grid.

Note: If you don’t subscribe to RushDate Gold or Platinum, you’ll see the green dot, but all profile photos in your Likes You grid will be blurred.  

Privacy

Prefer to maintain your air of mystery? You can choose not to share your Recently Active status in the app’s settings: 

  1. Open RushDate
  2. Tap the profile icon 
  3. Go to Settings 
  4. Scroll down and tap into Recently Active Status 
  5. Set “Show Activity Status” toggle to OFF

Tinder Subscriptions

Enjoy RushDate’s premium features with a top-tier subscription

Likes You

Our Likes You feature lets you see who Likes You before you decide whether to Like or Nope. Only RushDate Gold and RushDate Platinum subscribers can access the Likes You feature. To subscribe, open RushDate > tap the profile icon > Settings > Get RushDate Gold or Get RushDate Platinum.

If you’re already a RushDate Gold or Platinum subscriber, follow the steps below to start using Likes You!

  1. Tap the message icon on the main screen
  2. Under New Matches, tap the first profile photo with the gold border and flying heart icon
  3. Here, you’ll see how many people have liked you on RushDate
  4. Tap to view someone’s profile. Use your finger and drag their profile card to the left to pass and to the right to match!  

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