Is Grindr down? Thousands complain as they’re unable to log into popular dating app

The DATING app Grindr is unavailable to users around the world due to an apparent outage.

Thousands of users started complaining that they could no longer log into the gay app.

Hundreds say they can't log into the app


Hundreds say they can’t log into the appPhoto credit: Getty Images – Getty

So much so that many feared they had been banned.

An increase in reports was recorded by down detector around 3pm UK time.

It’s not clear if the problem is global, but users across the UK, Europe and the US have complained of problems.

Grindr hasn’t said what caused the issue either.

Is Grindr down?

At 15:00 GMT on August 22, thousands of users reported that Grindr was unavailable.

Over 1,000 reports were detected by Down Detector’s UK website.

And the US site has over 2,700.

Many came from different countries around the world, suggesting that it could be declining worldwide.

“#grindrdown around the world? Login impossible,” said one user.

“Like I thought I banned Grindr just to put it online,” added another.

A third commented, “Is Grindr down or did I get kicked out of there?”

Grindr has not yet responded to user tweets on X – formerly known as Twitter.

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