[Update: July 19] Grindr app down and not working for many

New updates are being added at the bottom of this story…….

Original story (published on October 14, 2019) follows:

Just in case you’re trying to get your head around why Grindr isn’t working for you or throwing login problems, find solace in the fact that you aren’t the only one facing issues lately.

A quick look at micro-blogging site Twitter conveys there are many other affected by the same issue. For a quick glance, here’s how some of the complainants word the problem:

grindr isn’t working.. i guess a h*le caused it to go down like fortnite ?

@Grindr is down everyone’s dicks pls report to @scruffapp attn #weho

Yo is Grindr down or is it just my phone? Everyone’s profile says last active 22 hours ago or 1 day ago

Down detector – a popular service that gives information about live outages – also conveys that Grindr is indeed going through a glitch in some regions as can be seen in the image below:

Any official word on the matter? Negative, as yet. We’re yet to locate a word from the official service channels or their social media handles.

Rest assured, we’re keeping a continuous tab on all related developments, and will update this page with relevant info as and when we come across any. So in case you’re encountering the problem discussed here, stay hooked for updates.

Update 1 (July 18, 2022)

8:30 am (IST): It seems that the Grindr app has started crashing on Android devices out of the blue. The app was last updated on July 14 according to details on the Google Play Store.

This means it’s highly likely that the issue popped up via a server-side bug but we cannot say this for a fact. The developers haven’t acknowledged the problem yet.

Update 2 (July 19, 2022)

06:11 pm (IST): The crashing issue with the Grindr app seems to have been resolved now as we haven’t come across any fresh user reports.

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