PinkCupid Review: Lesbian Dating & Singles
Part of the Cupid Media group, If you’re looking to find women for serious relationships, Pink Cupid makes it easy. It’s designed to be a safe and secure environment in which to find like-minded women, where you can search and filter out profiles from all over the world.
There are quite a few users already on the site – and counting, so it’s steadily gaining popularity.
Pros and Cons
- It’s a very safe, secure environment.
- The bi-language feature is a fantastic way for you to chat to people all over the world.
- The support system is very strong.
- You need to upgrade to be able to effectively send and receive messages.
- The app isn’t available on iOS.
PinkCupid member structure – who’s on this dating site?
Pink Cupid attracts women who are after a serious, long-term relationship. There are a mix of lesbian and bi-curious women, but either way Pink Cupid specialises in finding women same-sex relationships.
- Members: There are 800,000 worldwide members. 60,000 are from the UK.
- Member activity: Around 200 members are online at any time, and there are approximately 1,600 daily logins.
- Gender proportion: 100% women.
How does PinkCupid.com work?
Pink Cupid puts lesbians and bi-sexuals in contact with each other in a secure, safe environment. It’s a fairly uncomplicated dating site to use with few features to get confused by, but you can basically search for profiles wherever they are in the world using the search filters.
Sign up process – how to join PinkCupid.com
It doesn’t take long to register – about 10 minutes, and there are a few mandatory fields to fill out. As part of sign up, you have to upload at least three photos and add details about who you’re looking for, what you’re interested in and your personality traits. All profiles must be verified – you can either do it through email or upload a form of ID.
Ease of use
The website is very pink – but it’s very clear to use. There are loads of useful safety tips and hints that pop up throughout the site to help keep you safe, and the tabs are all clearly laid out. You can also see how many members are online at your current time.
Making contact, chat, messaging & notifications
Pink Cupid uses an instant messaging service for members to communicate. This has a built-in translator, so if you’re speaking to someone in another language you’ll still be able to chat.
Everyone can send messages for free, but not everyone can read them so you’ll have to upgrade if you want to be able to speak to all members.
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Because all profiles must be verified and contain at contain at least three photos, you’ll be able to get a clear view on the person behind the profile. Profile information is generally very detailed and CupidTags are a great way for each member to be searchable by their hobbies and interests.
Pink Cupid mobile app for iPhone & Android
Unlike many dating sites, the Pink Cupid app has far fewer features than what are available on desktop. You also can’t add your contact information to your profile, so it feels very limited in what you can do. However, the interface is very clean and easy to use. The app is only available on Android.
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Key features for PinkCupid.com
–CupidTags. These are hashtags that you can add to your profile that gives people a bit more information about you. Other members can use this as a way to search for their interests and find you.
–Glam Photo Competition. Upload a glamorous photo of yourself and be in the chance of winning a paid membership.
They also have a feature that translates languages so you can communicate with someone wherever they are in the world.
Is PinkCupid safe?
The Pink Cupid website offers a great section on how to keep yourself safe online. They also allow you to keep your profile anonymous until you’re ready to give someone your personal details.
All transactions are encrypted with SSL encryption to keep your details safe, and they even have a fraud prevention team to make sure your profile is protected. Profiles are also verified 24 hours after you sign up to make sure you are who you say you are.
How much does PinkCupid.com cost? What are the prices for membership?
There are two membership options available – Gold and Platinum. A Platinum membership gives you access to all the site’s features, while with Gold you’ll be able to message all members. Monthly prices are as follows.
- 1 month: £29.98
- 3 months: £19.99
- 12 months: £10.00
Discounts, coupons, offers & promo codes
We couldn’t find any discounts available on Pink Cupid, but by purchasing a membership with a longer term you can save up to 67%.
Free memberships are available for everyone, but the features are quite limited unless you upgrade to a Gold or Platinum membership. There’s no time limit on how long you can be a basic member for.
Is PinkCupid.com a good dating site?
Pink Cupid doesn’t hide behind gimmicks or features – instead, it prefers you to have clear, detailed profiles to help you make meaningful connections. Safety is top of the agenda, too. Pink Cupid takes great steps to ensure that both your data and payment information is protected, with a dedicated fraud team to help you out if you encounter any problems.
It is slightly expensive, but you get two plans to choose from to suit you and your budget. Overall, it’s a great community to be a part of that should help you on your way to finding long-lasting love.
- Ease of Use
How many messages can I send per day?
Members can send up to 500 message conversation per day and this is calculated over a 24 hour period from the time the first message is sent.
How to send a message on PinkCupid.com?
To send a message, click the ‘Message’ icon over their profile. A message window will open and you can write your message and then click the ‘Send’ icon.
If the member is online, you are able to continue messaging them in the window. When you get a message while online, the message window will open directly.
If you receive a message while offline, it will appear in your ‘Received’ box. You can read these messages by choosing ‘Messages’ from the menu.
Messages are automatically deleted after 2 months and this is regardless of if they are read or unread.
How do I see if the message I sent has been read?
All messages you’ve sent ware saved in your ‘Sent’ box. To access your ‘Sent’ box, select ‘Messages’ from the menu and then ‘Sent’.
The status of your sent messages is indicated as follows:
– If the message has not been read, a vertical bar will be displayed next tot he member’s photo. If the member has tried to read your message but is unable to because you are both Standard members, the message bubble with ‘!’ will be displayed.
– The vertical bar will go away once your message has been read
– An arrow on the member’s photo indicates your message has been read and the recipient has sent a reply.
How do I use the Instant Messenger?
The Instant Messenger feature allows Platinum and Gold members the ability to chat with other online members of the site. This feature is integrated within the Message system. Any messages sent through the Instant Messenger are recorded in your Sent box for easy reference.
To see other members who are currently online, click the ‘### Members online’ link on the top of most pages on the site.
How can I update my profile?
To update your PinkCupid.com profile, choose ‘Edit Profile’ from the member menu. Make sure you answered all the questions on the page.
After you have made changes, select the ‘Submit’ button at the bottom of the page. Some of the changes you make to your profile will need to be approved by Pink Cupid. This will usually take about 24 to 48 hours.
What is the profile approval process?
Why should I verify my profile?
All members are asked to verify their identity by providing a copy of an identification document to ensure the genuineness of profiles on the site.
The verification is optional and all members are encouraged to take this step to help improve the site security.
How do I verify my PinkCupid.com profile?
If you would like to verify your profile, go to ‘Verify Profile’ from the ‘Edit Profile’ menu on your member home page. Select the ‘Choose file’ button to select your verification document.
one you upload your document, you will be asked to fill in a short form with the personal details you would like verified. Select the ‘Submit’ button to complete the process and your profile will be processed as soon as possible.
Keep in mind your verification document must meet the following criteria:
– government issued (driver license, passport)
– a colour copy
– include your personal information & photo
– be valid (not expired or cancelled0
– only .jpg, .bmp and .gif files are accepted
How do I add a photo to my Pink Cupid profile?
TO add a photo to your profile, go to your Photo Management page or choose ‘Photos’ from the member menu,
From the Photo Management page, add a photo directly from your computer or from your Facebook account. If these options aren’t available to you, you can also select the ‘Can’t upload photos? Try these alternatives’ link to view other options.
What is the photo approval process?
Photos are reviewed to ensure they comply with Pink Cupid’s photo requirements. For example, your face must be clearly visible and your photo cannot be offensive in nature. The process is usually completed within 24 to 48 hours.
How can I report offensive messages I received?
If someone sends you a suspect or offensive message, you can report this member to Pink Cupid so they can take appropriate action.
All you need to do is click ‘Report Abuse’ while reading the message they sent. You will then be asked to choose a reason of your report and provide supporting information and then click the ‘Submit’ button.
How can I block another member from contacting me?
To block another member on Pink Cupid from contacting you, there are a few options from different areas of the site:
– Messages: select ‘Block User’ button when reading their message
– Member Profile: click ‘Block User’ button
– Instant Messenger: click the ‘More’ menu and then click ‘Block User’
After blocking a member through one of the above methods they will no longer be able to contact you. You can see the member you have blocked by choosing ‘Block list’ from the Activity menu on your member home page.
To unblock a user if you blocked someone by mistake or change your mind, select the check box on their photo.You can also delete all the members on the same page by selecting ‘Select All’ button. Then click the ‘Remove Block’ button. You will be asked to confirm if you wish to remove the block. Click the ‘Delete’ button and the member will be able to contact you once again.
How can I cancel my auto re-billing?
Your Pink Cupid membership will be automatically renewed. However, you can opt out of renewal at any time. If you have not opted out, then your subscription will be auto-renewed for the period agreed.
You can cancel your auto-renewal by selecting ‘Billing’ from the Settings menu on your member home page. Select ‘No’ next to ‘Auto Renew my membership?’ and then click the ‘Save’ button. You will be asked to confirm your choice. Click ‘Switch off auto rebilling’. Your automatic renewal will now be switched off for the current membership period. You are also able to change this back to ‘Yes’ at any time.
It is recommended to make any changes to auto-renew at least 48 hours before your membership is due to expire.
What are the membership options available?
There are three grades of membership offered by PinkCupid.com which are the Standard, Gold and Platinum.
Standard membership is free and allows you to send interest to other members and communicate with Gold and Platinum members.
Gold members can communicate with any member regardless of their member grade.
Platinum members have access to all the site’s features. This includes an advanced matching feature, message translation services and Profile Notes.
How will my payment appear on my Credit Card statement?
The exact format of the billing name that will appear on your credit card statement will depend on your credit card provider. However, in most cases it will appear as ‘PinkCupid.com Southport AU’.
What payment methods are available
PinkCupid.com offers the following payment methods:
– Credit Card
– Debit Card
– Bank Transfer
– Other country-specific payment methods
Please keep in mind that not all methods are available in each country that Pink Cupid operates in.