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Skout+ app review: a global dating network to find new friends and relationships



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Skout+ is one of the biggest mobile dating platforms in the world with more than five million active users. The app allows you to meet and to chat with other people so you can build new friendships. It offers some exciting features including a location-based people finder, a buzz finder, shake to chat, virtual travel, wink bombs, and many more. This app is compatible with your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Skout+ - Chat, Meet New People


How Skout+ Works

Skout started as an online dating site in 2007 and over the years, the site experienced tremendous growth, attracting millions of people throughout the world.

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With Skout+, you will be able to access all the key features of this dating site on your iOS device. All you need to do is to download the app from the App Store to start connecting with new friends and random people.

You need to register and create a profile before you can use Skout+. You can create an account directly from within the app or you can use your existing user ID if you are already a member of the Skout community. The app also allows you to use your Facebook or Google profile to register.

After creating an account, the app automatically detects your location and will display the profiles of nearby Skout members on the home screen. However, the app allows you to search for other members based on your personal preferences such as age, city, gender, interests, and ethnicity.

To start chatting, just tap a profile picture to open the conversation box. You may also shake your device and Skout will automatically select a random individual for you.

You may also send wink bombs to hundreds people to let them know that you are looking for chat-mates. And to know what other people are saying or posting on the site, just tap the Buzz icon to view the app’s real-time status feed.

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Best Features of Skout+

Skout+ offers a location-based service to connect you with other members who live nearby. The app can find people within a 50-mile radius of your current location. You can override this feature by doing a manual people search based on your preferences.

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One of the best features of this app is the “shake to chat” tool. Just shake your device and you will be connected with a random individual within 10 seconds.

Another great feature of the app is the virtual travel. You can use your virtual passport to visit cities from other countries and meet other Skout members.

And lastly, it allows you to showcase your profile to the entire Skout community through the Feature Me option. By using this option, your profile picture will be displayed on the home screen of other members. 

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Skout+ - Chat, Meet New People


Pros and Cons


  • Allows Facebook and Google+ integration for quick account setup
  • Offers localization service
  • Allows manual people search
  • With new Shake-to-Chat feature
  • Allows you to post pictures and status updates
  • Virtual travel function


  • Requires in-app coins when using some features

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Final Thoughts

Skout+ is one of the most dynamic social dating platforms for iOS users. It allows you to meet and chat with random strangers from around the world. If you are looking for new friends, then this is a good app for you. 

Skout+ - Chat, Meet New People

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