10 Best SEX Apps For No Strings Attached Sex

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Are you just looking for sex with no strings attached? It can be hard to find these days when everyone seems to be looking for “something serious.” 

The good news is that there are still plenty of people on the market who are looking for sex – and there are lots of best sex apps that help you meet them. 

Naturally, it’s not easy to know where to start with a sex app. The last thing you want to do is sign up for a sex app that’s complicated and low-traffic. That’s why I’ve put together this article of the best sex apps just for you. I’ve tested each one out, and I’m going to take a look in this article at how each one works, what they cost, and any pros and cons you need to look out for. 

10 Best Sex Apps of 2020

1. BeNaughty 

The clue is in the name with this one. BeNaughty is a sex app that literally encourages you to be naughty. It’s aimed at both singles and couples, and it caters to all kinds of sexual persuasions. 

Benaughty

How does it work?

The signup process is fairly hassle-free and doesn’t take longer than a few minutes. You must upload at least one pic, and it cannot contain any nudity. However, it needs to be verified by the BeNaughty team before your profile is live. 

Once your profile is up and running, you can tweak the search filters to look for potential matches. If there’s someone you like the look of, you can send them a wink. If you want to take a closer look at their profile and send them a message, you need to upgrade your account. 

BeNaughty also offers features such as a chatroom and a Cute or Not game. 

My Experience

BeNaughty is home to a lively community of likeminded people who -like me – were looking for sex. That said, I still needed to have some patience, and I took the time to fill out my profile, and I added lots of pics. Once I upgraded my account and tweaked my search filters, I started firing off messages to singles. I also made myself active in the community chatrooms. Within a week, I’d arranged 3 dates. Two led to sex on the first night. 

What does It cost?

Females can send messages for free 

  • 1 day – $1 per day 
  • 1 week – $12 per week 
  • 1 month – $35 per month
  • 3 months – $26 per month

Pros

  • Millions of active users
  • Zero fake profiles 
  • Safe and secure site

Cons

  • Not much by way of special features 

2. AdultFriendFinder 

Arguably the biggest sex app in the world, AdultFriendFinder boasts 80,000,000 members and is essentially what it sounds like: A straight-up, bonafide sex app that helps singles and couples land a hookup ASAP. 

AdultFriendFinder

How does it work?

Signing up to AFF is a piece of cake, and you don’t need to hand over too much information at this point. You’re free to upload graphic pics (nudity is allowed) and searching for other users is a free function. 

Profiles are plastered all over the homepage, and because nudity is allowed, it won’t be long before you’ve seen something you like the look of. However, you must upgrade your account before you can send a message. You can also tweak your search filters to find someone who’s into the same sort of kink as you. 

Key features include webcam shows and an adult movie library. 

My Experience

If you’re looking for sex, it seems impossible that you wouldn’t succeed on AFF. I added a few lines to my bio, stated exactly what I was looking for, uploaded a few naughty pics, and immersed myself in the AFF community. This meant commenting on blog posts, webcams, and in the forums. 

I also shot several messages to numerous women, flirted with them, and was very direct with my chat. By the end of a week, I’d arranged to meet 5 different women who were as up for sex as I was. 

What does It cost?

  • 1 month – $26
  • 3 months – $20 per month
  • 12 months – $15 per month

Pros

  • World’s most popular hookup site
  • Rich in features, such as adult movies and webcam shows 
  • Can be used by couples and singles 

Cons

  • Some fake profiles 

3. Tinder

Tinder was the world’s first-ever “swipe” app. And while it’s sometimes used by people looking for an actual relationship, it’s still popular as a hookup app

Tinder

How does it work?

Creating an account takes a minute or two, and you don’t have to fill out a bio at this point if you don’t want to. Once your profile is live, you’re free to swipe left or right on the profiles that are queued up for you. 

There is no search function, so instead, you have to make your way through potential matches that Tinder puts in a queue. If you swipe right and the other person swipes right, you’re a match. Only then can you send them a message.

Sending messages is free but you need to pay extra for an upgraded account that includes perks such as the ability to see who’s liked you. 

My Experience

I had a little trouble landing suitable matches on Tinder at first. But as soon as I paid a bit extra for the “boost” feature to make my profile more visible while making my bio and profile as relaxed and funny as possible, I landed the matches I was looking for. They flooded in!

And while not every match led anywhere, I was able to land 2 dates within a week using Tinder. One turned out to be a hookup. 

What does It cost?

  • Free to send messages

Pros

  • Very popular 
  • Free to send messages 
  • Simple user interface

Cons

  • You might need to upgrade in order to land more matches 

4. Down 

Like Tinder, Down is a swipe app that presents you with possible matches in your local area. It’s then up to you to decide whether you want to match with them or not. 

Down

How does it work?

To get started with Down, you must have a Facebook account.

The genius thing about Down is that it lets you swipe up on a potential match if you’d like to date them, or swipe down on them if you fancy a hookup. You can also swipe left or right (like and dislike). 

And while it’s not as popular as Tinder, the fact that it lets you swipe down for a hookup means you get to the point much faster.

My Experience

The biggest problem I faced when using Down was that it was extremely difficult to land a match, thanks to the app being fairly low-traffic. I did manage to land a hookup eventually but the user base isn’t as active as Tinder. 

My suggestion would be to use Down as a backup app to Tinder. 

What does It cost?

  • 1 month – $19.99 per month

Pros

  • Unique concept 
  • Great for hookups 

Cons

  • Not many users 

5. OkCupid

OkCupid is an LGBTQ+ friendly dating app (it’s aimed at heterosexuals, too) that can be used to find a hookup. However, it’s also used by people who are looking for romance and just friendship.

OkCupid

How does it work?

If you’re using OkCupid simply for sex, you still need to go through a pretty lengthy signup process. You can also state in your profile that you’re looking for a hookup, and it’s free to search for other users and send them a message.

However, the catch is that the person you send a message to can’t see it until they match with you. Moreover, once you’ve sent an introductory message, their profile disappears until they’ve matched with you. 

My Experience

OkCupid is really easy to use and I enjoyed a lot of success here. I made it very clear that I was looking for a hookup, but I also made sure to make my profile as detailed as possible (this is generally the custom on OkCupid). 

And because OkCupid is totally free, I made it my go-to sex site. 

What does It cost?

  • Free to send messages 

Pros

  • Great site design
  • Lots of active members
  • Users tend to be very open-minded

Cons

  • Users can only see your message once they’ve matched with you 

6. Happn

Happn seeks to pair you up with people you’ve already met in real life. It’s a unique concept, and because its user base is constantly growing, Happn is definitely an app to watch out for. 

Happn

How does it work?

An app that pairs you up with people you’ve already met sounds a bit freaky, but Happn works because it doesn’t come with a search feature. Instead, it suggests you matches within a 250-meter radius based on your preferred criteria. 

The likelihood of you actually pairing off with someone you’ve met before is probably a bit slim but it is possible. Once you’ve matched with someone you recognize (or just like the look of), you can send them a “crush” or a message.

My Experience

I found Happn to be a really user-friendly, easygoing app that’s stuffed with useful features, such as the ability to send voice messages. 

I made sure to use the “I’m up for …” feature, too, which is essentially your chance to let people know you want sex within the next six hours. I never explicitly said that I wanted sex, of course. I said that I’m up for dinner, drinks, and maybe something more. Ultimately, it helped me get 3 hookups off Happn within the space of two weeks. 

What does It cost?

  • 1 month – $23 per month 

Pros

  • Unique concept 
  • Great for hookups 
  • Can meet people within the same area as you in minutes 

Cons

  • Some users might find the concept creepy 

7. Pure

Pure is a minimalistic sex app that’s completely free for women to use. It relies on GPS to help you land a hookup with someone who’s close by and is strictly a sex app only (no romance or looking for love here!). 

Pure

How does it work?

Before you create an account, you need to hand over your credit card information. Once that’s done, you don’t need to create a profile as such. In fact, the only thing you need is a selfie. All profiles are largely anonymous, and you need to keep creating new profiles as you go along. 

It’s a unique concept and things get even more unique when it comes to contacting other users: You can’t search for people. Instead, when someone using Pure is within close proximity to you, they show up on your app. You can then choose whether or not you want to chat with them. You must act fast – each profile self destructs within an hour!

My Experience

Because Pure is strictly a hookup app, and because it relies solely on GPS to pair you up with someone who’s close by at any given moment, I found it really easy to use and succeed with. 

In fact, after just an hour of adding a selfie, I’d already arranged to meet a woman for sex. 

Over the course of a week, I arranged more hookups. And while Pure has its setbacks (the complete lack of personal details in a profile will unnerve some people), it’s a bonafide sex app that works.

What does It cost?

  • 1 week – $15 per week
  • 1 month – $35 per month 
  • 3 months – $19 per month
  • 12 months – $10 per month 

Pros

  • Free for women 
  • Lets you find people who are close by ASAP
  • Aimed specifically at those looking for a hookup 

Cons

  • Can only add one photo at a time 

8. HUD

HUD is a ‘safe space’ sex app aimed entirely at people who want to have a hookup and chill. Indeed, its very name – HUD – is an acronym for “hookup dating.”

HUD

How does it work?

HUD is free to sign up, but you need to upgrade your account in order to send messages and use most of its features. You can choose to set your pics to private or make them public, and as a free member, you can only search for users in your current location. Once you’ve upgraded your account, you can widen your search and find more potential hookup dates. 

Other than that, HUD works like a regular dating site in that you can message anyone you want (you don’t have to match with them first). 

My Experience

I made sure to upgrade my account straight away so that I was able to widen my search. It wasn’t long before I had a few matches and was sending winks and flirting with other users. And because you don’t have to match with other users before you can send a message, success is easy to come by on HUD as long as you’re polite, respectful – and know how to flirt. 

What does It cost?

  • 12 months – $9.99 per month 

Pros

  • Safe to use
  • You don’t have to match with users before sending them a message 

Cons

  • Fairly low-traffic 

9. Hinge 

Hinge describes itself as the “dating app that’s designed to be deleted.” It’s been around since 2015, boasts over 5,000,000 users, and contains very few fake profiles.

Hinge

How does it work?

Signing up to Hinge and sending messages is completely free. You don’t even need to create a bio. Instead, you just need to upload a few pics and answer as many (or as few) prompts as you like.

For example, one of the prompts is “I want someone who …” Whatever your answer is will be publicly displayed for other users to see. Then, they can decide to “like” your response. 

My Experience

Hinge curates daily matches for you, which means you don’t need to spend so much time searching through profiles. While some of my curated matches weren’t suitable, some of them were. I made sure to “like” as many profiles that interested me as possible, and I made it very clear that I was looking for a hookup. 

And despite Hinge being more of a relationship app, it’s still entirely possible to succeed on it if you’re just looking for casual sex. 

What does It cost?

  • Free to send messages

Pros

  • Free to use
  • Can be used for sex and dating
  • Series of prompts make it easy to fill out your profile 

Cons

  • No search function

10. Feeld

Feeld is aimed more at gender fluid daters who are open-minded, tolerant, and non-judgmental of others. You can register as a single person or a couple, but photo sharing is quite restrictive.

How does it work?

Feeld uses your location to help you find like-minded singles or couples. You need to register through Facebook and the sign-up process is quick and easy. You don’t have to enter your real name or even upload your real pics. 

Once your profile is up and running, you’re free to use the search functions to find new people. Messaging is also free, but you can only contact people who have liked you back. 

My Experience

I love Feeld because of how it represents so many genders and personalities. It’s quirky and kinky. However, it took me a while to get into my groove on Feeld because the sheer amount of search preferences means it’s not easy to get a match. 

Once I’d got a few matches, though, I got chatting with people, started flirting – and arranged to meet up. All in all, I found Feeld to be full of open-minded people who were looking for mates, dates, and casual sex encounters. It’s a lot of fun. 

What does It cost?

  • Free to use 

Pros

  • Free to use
  • Excellent app design 
  • Perfect for gender fluid daters 

Cons

  • Not always easy to tell who is real and who is fake 

These are the best sex apps on the market right now. The next step is to decide which one(s) sounds like it’s right for you, before creating an account and taking a closer look. Good luck! 

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