Sofia Albert updated on May 26, 2023 | Home > Virtual Location
With around 2.4 million active users, Grindr is currently the largest geosocial hookup app for gay, bi, trans, and queer. Once you've matched a partner nearby, you can check out his/her profiles, locations, sex, and more, so does he/she. Undoubtedly, this is the quickest way for two strangers to know each other. However, this could also raise some worries over your location's privacy. If you don't want to expose your location details, try to hide or change your location on Grindr with methods offered in this guide.
Before adopting any solutions to change location on Grindr, here are some risks you must know about doing so. Only when you know all potential risks can you make the right decision to choose the right method.
After knowing the issues you may meet, you can follow the below instructions to change Grindr's location for iPhone and Android.
It's relatively harder to change location on iPhone than on Android because there are very few apps available in the App store. If you want to have more options, you have to jailbreak your device and download one from Cydia. As we mentioned earlier, this will make your device vulnerable to viruses, which is probably not what you want.
Given that, we prepare an iPhone location changer - EaseUS MobiAnyGo for you to handle this task. With it, you can fake Grindr location to any places you want. Apart from being used on dating apps, it also can be used to fake your location in Pokémon GO or watch movies that are not available in your region.
Now, let's download EaseUS MobiAnyGo on the computer and see how does it work!
Step 1. Connect your iPhone/iPad to the computer and run EaseUS MobiAnyGo. Then, agree to the disclaimer and click "Start" to proceed. Note: Before you proceed, remember to stop all location-based apps running on the background.
Step 2. Unlock your device and trust this computer. Afterwards, wait for the computer to load.
Step 3. Once the loading process completes, choose the "Teleport Mode" button in the top-right corner of the screen. Next, you can look for any locations on the search bar or adjust the pin to anywhere you want to go. Click "Move" to alter your location on the iPhone. Afterward, go to any location-based app on your iPhone and you will see your iPhone location has been changed already.
It is easy to change location on Grindr for Android phones. No requirements are needed for doing this. All you need to do is to download a reliable GPS faker on your device and then follow its intructions to get the job done. The process roughly includes four steps.
Step 1. Download a location spoofing app on your Android phone.
There are plenty of such apps in the Google Play store. You can choose one from the best 5 GPS spoofing apps or search for one by entering some keywords like "Fake location app," "location changer," "fake GPS," and more similar words in the search bar of the Google Play store.
Step 2. Enable Developer Options on your Andriod device.
To enable Developer Options on your Android device: Head to the Setting > Tap "About" > Find "Build Number" and continually tap it until you see a notification telling you're entering Developer Mode.
Step 3. Enable a mock location on your device.
To enable a mock location on your device: Go to the Settings > Tap "Developer Options" > Tap "Select mock location app" > Tap the location spoofer you downloaded from the Google Play store.
Step 4. Fake your Android location with the app you downloaded.
If you don't want to use any of the above solutions to change location but still want to protect your location information from exposing, you can directly disable showing your distance on your profile or disable sharing location on your iPhone. Here's how to do it.
Step 1. Open your Grindr app on your device.
Step 2. Go to profile and tap "Settings" in the upper right corner.
Step 3. Scroll down to find "Show my distance" and disable it.
With all tips listed above, you can easily change your location on Grindr. Whether you're an iOS user or an Android user, you must learn how to hide your location from others in public. This, to some extent, can protect you from being harmed by people who have bad intentions. If you agree with this, now adopt any of our tips to fake your location on your device.
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