Telegraph Dating
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Our Review

Telegraph Dating promises to provide its members with a safe, secure, and anonymous way to find and communicate with people. It lets you create your own profile which you can fill with as many details as you want while keeping your personal information safe. Their goal is to help you find a long-lasting relationship. People who are looking for fun, love, or something more substantial, Telegraph Dating is a site that can definitely help.

Member Structure

Members
200,000 from United Kingdom
Members activity
100,000 active weekly
Gender Proportion
55 %
45 %
  • In order to register you need to fill out a personality test
  • The dating site's target group are singles who are looking to find a relationship.
  • The messaging is one of the most used features inside the site.

The members are actively using the features inside the site. You can read a lot of success stories and testimonials from people who have found love online at Telegraph Dating. Its features are simple so it is suitable for anyone, especially since it has members across all age groups. To maximise the functionalities, it is recommended that you get a premium account. For instance, messaging has the most number of activity and only premium members can send out messages without limits.

Females
Males

Age Distribution

  • 18-24
  • 25-34
  • 35-44
  • 45-54
  • 55+

Signing Up

Telegraph Dating Registration
  • Registration time takes longer compared to other dating sites because the questions are detailed.
  • You can add up to 10 photos during registration.
  • You may immediately check your "Matches" after registration.
  • Your main profile photo must be a recent, clear head and shoulders photo.
  • Every photo you upload is verified for authenticity.

You can be sure that there are no fake profiles around Telegraph Dating because of their security features. The site can detect if a person is lying about his location in just a few hours. The registration steps are long and the questions are plenty, but that is one way that the site is keeping its members safe.

Making Contact

Telegraph Dating Messages
  • You can see the list of currently online members who are near you.
  • You can mix and match filters according to gender, location, and other personal details.
  • The message is sent to their email address from your username - your real name and email address are never shown.
  • If you are on a free account, you can only reply to messages sent by a premium member.
  • Sending messages to other users is free for everyone

The communication options are simple: message someone you want by clicking on the envelope icon beside the profile photo of the member, or scroll down if you don't. Words are your best tool of communication here as the site doesn't have chat rooms or video messaging. Browsing on their current online members' list and then sending a message to someone who catches your attention will definitely yield positive results.

Profile Quality

Telegraph Dating Female Profile
  • You will be able to see other members' main photos without a paid membership.
  • Some photos can only be unlocked by premium members.
  • The profiles are very detailed
  • The profile information can be changed later
  • Photo albums can be added later.

Telegraph Dating did a good job of making sure that each member will have plenty of information inside their profiles. You will know a lot of things about a member just by browsing through his or her profile. You will know what a member is looking for just by going through his or her profile, so it can save you time against messaging incompatible matches.

App

  • The design of the app is clear.
  • The functionalities on the website are also available inside the app.
  • It can be downloaded for free.
  • The app has a version for Android and Apple device users.

The app looks similar to the desktop site version but smaller and more compact. You can search for matches, new members, or chat with people you are connected with using the app.

Real Life Review

I like the simplicity of the site. The well-detailed profile also prompts me to take things slower. There is this one person I matched with whom I really like, but when I checked her profile, I found out that there are some characteristics that I have that she would not want in a partner. It was written on the essay part of her profile. Despite this, I still sent her a message and things between us were fine until now. She has a good sense of humour and I am thinking about taking the next stage. Our personalities clicked right away. We have the same interests in movies and politics, she also reads a lot as I do. I like how you can find a lot of decent people on this dating site. 

Design and Usability

The design of the dating site is simple, which is suitable for any age group. The functionality also has more words than icons, to explain what clicking does. This makes Telegraph Dating user-friendly for beginners.

Telegraph Dating Costs and Prices

Free Services
  • Viewing messages
  • Replying to a premium member's message
  • Creating an account
  • Viewing other people's profiles
  • Adding someone to your "Favourites" list
  • Accessing the Safety dating tips
Fee based Services
  • Unlimited messages
  • Get up to 1000 Matches
  • View private photos
  • See everyone who has viewed your profile
  • View all your fans, favourites and more
  • Sort your search results
  • Find messages that contain specific keywords
Duration / Credits / CoinsCosts per monthTotal
Premium Subscription
1 Month33.95 £ / Month33.95 £
3 Months20.67 £ / Month62.01 £
6 Months15.00 £ / Month90.00 £
12 Months12.00 £ / Month144.00 £

Is Telegraph Dating expensive or cheap?

In comparison to other providers Telegraph Dating is average.

Telegraph Dating UK Price
Payment Options
  • Credit Card
  • PayPal
  • Cheque
  • Online Bank Transfer

For an additional £10 per month, everyone you message can reply for FREE (Only available on subscriptions of 3 months or longer).

Special Features

Telegraph Dating has come up with the following dating features to make communications fast and simple:

Read & send unlimited messages

Read all your messages and send messages to as many members as you like.

Get up to 1000 Matches

Discover up to 1000 members who fit your Ideal Match criteria. (Non-subscribers only see a maximum of 100.)

View private photos

View the private photos of members who've invited you to view them.

See everyone who has viewed your profile

Reveal all the members who have viewed your profile in the last week. (Non-subscribers only see a maximum of 100.)

View all your fans, favourites and more

See up to 1000 of your fans, favourites and other search results such as who's online, new and more. (Non-subscribers only see a maximum of 100.)

Sort your search results

Customise your search results to help you discover more members.

Find messages that contain specific keywords

If you spoke about a specific subject, but can't remember with whom you can do a keyword search to find the conversation.

Our rating

Signing Up: 4.0 / 5
Making Contact: 3.5 / 5
Profile Quality: 4.5 / 5
App: 4.0 / 5
Real Life Review: 4.0 / 5

Editors Conclusion

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If you want a dating site that is simple, has no gimmicks and sticks to the really important functionalities, you should definitely sign up with Telegraph Dating. It provides its members with a way to safely communicate with strangers without revealing too much personal information. They value your privacy. The details that you will see on the profiles are plenty, enough to decide whether a relationship is possible between you. However, the really delicate information such as your email address and personal contact numbers are hidden and will never be shown. It is also almost impossible to create a fake account because of their many security features. Bogus accounts can be detected by their system in just a few hours. If you want to find a serious relationship but wants a safe place to do that, give Telegraph Dating a try.

FAQ

Membership

What is the difference between a member and a subscriber?

Everyone who sets up a profile is a member. To contact someone for the first time, for example, you need to be a paying subscriber.

Do I have to pay to set up a profile?

No. To set up a profile you simply need to become a free member.

Can I hide my profile from public view?

If you've joined Telegraph Dating more than 30 days ago, or if you have an active subscription, you will be able to hide your profile. Go to the Settings page of your profile and change 'visible' to 'hidden'. Note that you can switch this back to 'visible' at any time if you so wish.

How do I delete my profile?

Go to the Account Details page of your profile, click the 'Delete My Profile' link at the bottom of the page.

Does my photo automatically show on my profile?

All newly uploaded photos must be checked and approved by our support staff before they become publicly visible.

Security

Is my privacy safe?

Telegraph Dating never gives your details to other members or use your details for any purpose without your permission.

Can I change my password?

Yes. Go to the Account Details page of your profile and follow the edit instructions.

How do I log out?

You can log out from every page on the site by selecting the profile icon (at the top right of every page) and then select Log Out from the options displayed.

Can I change my Username?

Yes. Go to the Account Details page of your profile and follow the edit instructions.

Are there any specific requirements for adding photos?

Yes. Your photo must either be in JPEG, GIF, PNG, BMP, TIFF or PCX format. Your photo must be less than 8192kB, but there is no restriction on the dimensions of the image you upload.

Usability

How do I search?

For a quick and simple search, specify your requirements in the Quick Search form and click 'Go'. For more advanced search options see the descriptions on the Find page.

What is a match?

Matches are other members whose profiles meet the criteria you specified in your My Ideal Match page when you set up your profile.

Can I remove an unwanted fan or match?

Yes, you can. While viewing your Fans or Matches page, simply click on the cross ('X') at the top right corner of the profile displayed.

How do I contact another member?

While viewing another member's profile, click on the message (envelope) icon displayed below their profile photo. Enter your message in the text box provided and then click send.

Must I be a subscriber to receive messages?

No, you will receive messages even if you are not a subscriber. However, unless the person who sent you a message is a premium subscriber, you will need to be a subscriber to reply.

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