Tinder is one of popular dating apps Currently, it was launched in 2012 and since then it has had many changes. It is the favorite dating app of young people for its innovative functions to undo the ‘likes’.
This popular app has some flaws, one of them is the 5000 error, which many users confuse with the notification that is displayed when they have a blocked Tinder account. If you’ve run into this error in the next article, we’ll explain why it happens and how to fix it.
What does Tinder error 5000 mean when signing in?
Don’t panic if you see the message ‘Oops! Something went wrong. There was a problem signing in to Tinder. Try again. (5000)’. The 5000 error in Tinder is more frequent than you think, so you should not worryneither your data nor your conversations are in danger.
This error occurs when there is an overload of registers, which causes the system to not work and does not allow sending messages. It is also due to servers crashing, internet connection problems, login delay. When this error appears, you cannot see the button to enter the application, but do not worry, it can be solved in a few minutes.
How to fix Tinder error 5000 quickly?
Like any other Tinder App, it is not exempt from errors that can disappear in 5 minutes or a couple of hours. If you don’t want to wait to solve this problem, There are different methods that you can apply. Below we will explain each of them.
Check network connection
If you get error 5000 when trying to log in to Tinder you should check your internet connection. Go to the WiFi configuration of your mobile and check the connected WiFi bands. If the bands are low the signal is weak and maybe that causes the error that does not allow you to connect. You can try to connect using mobile data, if you can access you already know that the problem was your WiFi.
If after doing this you are still unable to connect, it is possible that the Tinder server is down, you can visit sites like the IsItDownRightNow website to check the status of the servers. If the Tinder server is down, There is nothing you can do, you have to wait for them to solve the problems
Update the version of Tinder
Another way to solve this problem is to update your App Tinder, maybe you have an outdated version and that causes the problems. To update the Tinder app you must go to the Play Store of your Android mobile or the App Store if you use an iPhone. Find the App and tap ‘Update’, if you don’t find updates available, another option is to uninstall and reinstall the App.
Sometimes the solution for error 5000 in Tinder is to reinstall the Application, the steps to do it from an Android mobile are the following:
- Go to ‘Settings’ on your mobile.
- Then click on ‘Applications’.
- Find and select ‘Tinder’.
- Click ‘Uninstall’.
- Then head over to the Tinder page on Google Play.
- Press ‘Install’ to have the latest version of the App.
The steps you must follow on an iOS mobile are:
- Press and hold the Tinder icon on the main screen of the mobile.
- Then tap the ‘X’ to remove it.
- Press the start button.
- Head to the Apple Store and find the Tinder page.
- Click ‘Get’ to get the Tinder App back on your phone.
Reboot the device
You can try to restart your mobile to solve the problem, but first it is recommended to clean the cache of the App, the steps that you must follow are:
- Go to ‘Settings’ or ‘Settings’ on your mobile.
- Click on ‘Applications’ and then ‘Manage Applications’.
- Find and select the Tinder App.
- Click on ‘Clear data’.
- Select ‘Clear Cache’.
- Finally, turn off and turn on the mobile.
Another solution would be to disable the VPN in case you use one, sometimes login issues are due to this as Apps block access when detecting the presence of a VPN.
Try disabling or uninstalling the VPN App and sign in to your Tinder account to see if the error goes away. Also you can try to enter your Tinder account from the official website. This, you can open it in the browser of your PC or your mobile. If none of the previous solutions worked for you, we recommend you contact the App’s customer service.