Mingle2

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Mingle2 All reviews, opinions and experiences

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Eliska Kolarova
Editor-in-Chief Lovino.cz
Overall rating
8.4/10
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Mingle2

Site usability and features: 8,5/10

Security: 9,5/10

Profile information and graphics: 9/10

Partner finding potential: 8,8/10

Customer support: 6,8/10

Price: 7,8/10

Mingle2 All reviews, opinions and experiences

Back to Basics

These days, choosing a dating site can almost be as complicated as finding the right partner, these sites have proliferated across the web and come in all shapes and sizes. Confused? Mingle2 presents itself as a one-size fits all site and claims that online dating has “never been simpler”. For anyone over the age of 18, it’s incredibly quick to join up and there’s no need to commit to a premium membership - contact and messaging are unlimited with a standard account. What are you waiting for? You know, the perfect person for you is probably out there waiting. Maybe even on Mingle2. So what do you have to lose?

Sign up Quickly

Signing up to Mingle2 takes just minutes - create an account by providing your name, email address and date of birth and answer some quick questions from drop-down lists and you’re ready to go. You can add a personal touch with a profile picture and some more detailed interests later.

Finding Someone To Chat To

Mingle2 provides multiple ways to meet your match. From your Account Home page you’ll see a list of anyone who’s recently viewed your profile which gives you an immediate place to start. Elsewhere on the site you can see who’s online, in case you’re looking to chat right away. On your Home page you’ll also find a banner of profiles that Mingle2’s algorithm has especially selected for you. There’s also a search function with an advanced feature. You can send a message, or if words aren’t forthcoming choose an “action” to get their attention, give them a nudge or blow them a kiss!

Forums

Mingle2 have an active community through their userbase and that shows in the forums. If you don’t find someone you want to message privately right away you can hit the forums to take part in open discussions with other site users - discuss your favourite movies, share your poetry or comment in “Rate My Profile” for some constructive feedback - if you dare.

Finishing Your Profile

Mingle2’s standardised information is pretty restrictive - smoker? want children? From there, you can add a list of searchable “interest” tags, these stack up on your profile separated by commas. Then there’s a section for a self description, but these aren’t commonly filled in with details so there’s no pressure to get creative. There’s no limit to how many photos you can upload onto Mingle2 so you’ll be sure to be able to show off your best side(s).

MinglePlus

Mingle2’s premium experience is called MinglePlus and will cost you from £4.49 to £7.99 a month depending on how long you’re committing for. An advantage of Mingle2’s free package however is that browsing, messaging and chatting are all included so there’s no pressing need to pay up. However if you want to stand out from the crowd, paying for MinglePlus will boost your profile in the search, as well as unlocking features such as invisible browsing (so other profiles can’t see you looking) and expands your inbox so messages are permanently saved.

If you Need to Cancel

If you splash out on MinglePlus you’ll be committing to 3, 6 or 12 months - and these automatically renew. However, if you do want to cancel you can easily do so in your account settings - navigate to Premium Membership Status, and you can end your payments at the click of a button.

Mingle2 Features

Mingle2 Features

The free membership for Mingle2 will be sufficient for most users of the site - this is a big drawing point.

Search

A free profile on Mingle2 won’t limit you from searching the site by any parameter or interest that’s important to you.

Message

Nudge, wink, or blow someone a kiss as a way of making first contact, or get right down to messaging with the free account. However messages in your inbox will only be retained for 30 days on a free account.

Mutual Match

This simple additional tool helps you match on the site, presenting randomly selected profiles. If you say Yes to a match, and they do to, you’ll both be notified. It’s an easy way to break the ice.

See Who Visited

With a free account you can keep tabs on anyone who’s visited your profile in the “Who Viewed Me” tab. Unless they’re a premium member browsing in Stealth mode!

App

There’s a functional mobile app with all the same features as the desktop.

Premium Features

If you want to take full advantage of the site there are a few more features you can access.

Stealth Mode

With a premium account you can choose to turn on “stealth mode” which hides your visits to user profiles. So search away!

Message Received

With a premium account you’ll be able to see if someone has read a message you sent.

Profile Boost

Your profile will be prioritised up the list in others’ searches, letting you get ahead of the game.

Bigger Inbox

With a free account messages will be deleted after 30 days - on a premium account they are stored forever giving you time to compose the perfect response.

Mingle2 VIP pricing

Free account

Profile creation
Searching the site with both basic and advanced search filters
See your own profile views
Send actions
Message anyone
MutualMatch

MinglePlus 3 month

£8.00 (per month)

Profile creation
Searching the site with both basic and advanced search filters
See your own profile views
Send actions
Message anyone
MutualMatch
See your likes on MutualMatch
Browse in Stealth Mode
Unlimited message duration in inbox
Boosted profile in search
See when your messages are read

MinglePlus 12 months

£4.50 (per month)

Profile creation
Searching the site with both basic and advanced search filters
See your own profile views
Send actions
Message anyone
MutualMatch
See your likes on MutualMatch
Browse in Stealth Mode
Unlimited message duration in inbox
Boosted profile in search
See when your messages are read
Best value package

Mingle2 Pros and Cons

Pros

Quick and easy to get started on the site
Functionality isn’t restricted to paying accounts
MutualMatch gives you an easy ice breaker

Cons

Website’s layout is a little clunky
Ads are everywhere, usually offering another dating site and confusing things

Mingle2 for users

Pros

You won’t be forced to compromise on features with the Mingle2 free account
A broad userbase means there’s someone for everyone on the site
Couldn’t be quicker to get started and a good search function
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Finally, my opinion on Mingle2

redactor
Eliska Kolarova
Editor-in-Chief Lovino.cz

Mingle2’s template layout won’t be winning any design awards, but this means that it's going to be immediately obvious to the average user how to find all the features of the site. The speed and ease with which you can create a profile will encourage you to get stuck in straight away and that’s Mingle2’s selling point. With their intuitive layout and functional free services you won’t bump into any additional barriers often found on the more complex and stylish sites. MutualMatch and the nudging, winking and kiss-blowing actions give you plenty of ways to get in touch besides the usually painstaking first contact, and with an active membership & handy search criteria you’ll have no trouble finding someone who catches the eye. If you’re looking for a dating site to surprise you, Mingle2 might not be the one but for a simple, functional and most importantly free experience Mingle2 ticks all the boxes.

Mingle2 User experiences and reviews

All reviews (4)
Positive reviews (3)
Negative reviews (1)
Corinne, 31 years old

Great website guys. I found it to be much more effective than other dating sites. Thumbs up from me!!! Very happy

Yes 2 No 1
Toby, 24 years old

Finding dating sites these days is pretty easy to do, but finding one that has so enough options of what you are looking for is a whole other issue. For me, Mingle2 ticked all the boxes. Have been on some great dates and hope for more!

Yes 11 No 5
Will, 28 years old

Very good app. But why do you have to pay to communicate? Like sending a crush costs money.

Yes 13 No 12
Jean, 38 years old

I have found this site perfect for my needs. There are real people here, making me laugh, and also happy for me to open up to them. Even about what I want in the bedroom etc. Would use again, if I was single again obv!

Yes 23 No 10
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