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Your fave app for women's friendship! Swipe to meet new friends, join communities, take quizzes, & read awesome articles to live your best life.

" A few swipes later, I was addicted" - ELLE Magazine

"... finally the startup goddesses delivered" - Cosmopolitan Magazine

“For women who travel, or have relocated to a new city, a like-minded social circle is now quickly within reach.” - The New York Times

"I think about my first VINA date, and remember that we have plans to hang out the next day. I tell my friend yes, she should use it. Yes, to women everywhere. What do you have to lose?" - PAPER Magazine

"Why shouldn’t you be using matching apps to increase your friend base? It’s no weirder than swiping right to find your next partner, after all." - NYLON Magazine

Hey! VINA is the social discovery app just for women. You can tap into wherever you are in the world (or in your life!) to meet up with friends when you travel, move to a new city, transition life phases, or simply want to grow your social circle. Friend finding made safe, easy, and fun. Yay!

How Hey! VINA works:
— SIGN UP WITH FACEBOOK OR INSTAGRAM (new) - we use this to confirm your gender and find people who you should know.

— TAKE QUIZZES - we use fun and festive personality quizzes to help you find people who you will be compatible with

— JOIN A COMMUNITY - join a community to find friends who specifically like what you like and live like you live

— SWIPE RIGHT TO MEET - anonymously swipe right to indicate who you want to meet right now, and swipe left to skip people you're not ready to meet or aren't interested in

— GET INTRODUCED - once you have a match, you get introduced to a new potential friend. We make it easy to meet with a personalized intro from Olivia from VINA.

— MEET UP - Use our handy Plans feature to post a private invite to meet up or make a public invite to invite everyone in your area to join... the most important part is meeting up IRL!

— KEEP IN TOUCH - you can add your matches and facebook friends to your VINA List to group chat, make plans, or all kinds of stuff.

— BECOME A VIP - match faster and easier by upgrading to VINA VIP! You can now upgrade with a paid subscription to preview who swiped right on you... more premium features to come soon, too!

— READ THE VINAZINE - read stories and advice to help you meet more friends, navigate adulting, and live your best life. Stories written by members of the VINA community for the VINA community.

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If you choose to purchase VINA VIP, payment will be charged to your iTunes account, and your account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. Auto-renewal may be turned off at any time by going to your settings in the iTunes Store after purchase. Current VINA VIP subscription price starts at $5.99 USD/week, and 3 month, 6 month and 100 year packages are available. Prices are in U.S. dollars, may vary in countries other than the U.S. and are subject to change without notice. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during the active subscription period. If you don’t choose to purchase VINA VIP, you can simply continue using Hey! VINA for free forever! xoxo

Privacy: https://www.heyvina.com/privacy
Terms: https://www.heyvina.com/vina-terms-of-service/

What's New

Version 3.0.5

Hey! It’s VINA 3.0... holla!
Ready for the real deal, full official VINA she-bang? Turn up.
Hey, let's make it it obvious?
Hey, let's make it clear?
Want us to spell it out for you?
F-R-I-E-N-D-S

— INSTA LOGIN - Ever wished you could join Hey! VINA without a Facebook account? Well, now you can!! Use your Instagram account to join the community. Double tap.

— SNEAK PREVIEW - Wanna see who swiped right on you?! Upgrade to become a VINA VIP, and see who already said Hey! to you right in your card deck, browse your Hey!s list, and instant match! More friends, faster fun! ... and now even more accessible from your Messages view!

— LET’S MAKE SOME PLANS - Introducing a whole new way to meet! You asked, we answered. After you match, it’s easier to meet up! You can also host group plans for your vinas, or post and attend outings open to the whole VINA community. You ready to build your fempire? Make some plans.

— MORE QUIZZES - Find out which reality show you should star on, what hairstyle is so you, and more!! Quizzes are expanding and getting published on the weekly now. Woo!

— MORE COMMUNITIES - Are you pregnant, engaged, a cancer survivor, gamer girl, or 420 friendly? We got you girl.. plus 15 more communities are officially live and ready for you. It’s about time we made it even easier for you to find each other on VINA!

— As always, we got rid of some annoying (party) crashers and (lady) bugs and added a little more UI sparkle and shine... like fixing the refreshing of your Heys List so you always get it the most fresh and up to date list of new friends, and improvements to quizzes, too!

This update song is brought to you by Anne-Marie & Marshmello, "Friends"

P.S. If you're ever having trouble don't hesitate to drop us a note! --> hey@heyvina.com xo

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
1.2K Ratings
1.2K Ratings

Editors’ Notes

Just swipe to find like-minded women—or even make a new BFF. 

Annoyed

Tejor

Nice concept however it makes no sense to me to have to PAY to see who swiped. I understand the need to make money but at least offer a free period so people can see if it’s worth it especially with all the recent negative reviews. Especially when the navigation of the app leaves has so much room for improvement. Paying to spend to potentially “meet” someone leaves something to be desired. Feels like a beta app which I definitely wouldn’t want to pay for especially not $100 a year or $6 a week none of my credit cards have annual fees that high.

If I’m going to pay at least I would at least like to have the option to find people based on similar likes it seems to me it just sorts by whatever age group I select and throws them at me with most having no communities in common or just 1 and the 1 being we work lol.

Developer Response

Hey!!! Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts. We have some great news, you can filter your card deck based on community interest! Just tap the top bar and filter based on who you want to meet! That should help! Also, check out folks quizzes and personality questions. :) more coming soon!

We recently published an article on Vinazine (you can read it on the ✌️tab in the app, it’s the one about why you should become a VINA VIP!) about why we have the similar design (double blind opt in for matching) as popular dating apps, as it really helps with the overall experience... would love to have your thoughts on it!

The introductory $6 week is the same price as latte, and is a great way to test it out, and the $100 is for a 100 year membership!! Maybe you’ll end up giving it a try, discovering your future bestie, and then you’ll spend hours and hours laughing and adventuring around the world and look back one day and say, “Best $6 I’ve ever spent!!” ... and that is priceless!

Thanks for supporting tech by women and for women!! XO Send is any other thoughts to 💌 hey@heyvina.com

Not many people and old profiles

Michiic17

I don’t think the girls in the app are serious about finding friends. Some girls in there are looking for “girlfriends” (like for a relationship) not “friends”. Also, if u make a match some never respond, so I’m guessing those profiles are old? If someone does talk to you they do it for a second and then they ask you to add them to Instagram because they are “bloggers” and need followers!
Also I run out of people to swipe lol. Most of other girls in there don’t share my interest, so maybe the app needs more marketing?
I’ve only meet one nice girl and we went for lunch.. we talk here and there because she’s busy with the boyfriend? So what’s the point lol!

Information

Seller
VINA Incorporated
Size
132.9 MB
Compatibility
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Languages
English
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Copyright
© 2018 VINA Incorporated
Price
Free
In-App Purchases
  1. 1 Week VINA VIP Membership $5.99
  2. 3 Month VINA VIP Membership $29.99
  3. 6 Month VINA VIP Membership $47.99

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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