SLOWLY lets you meet pen friends from your smartphone! Match with someone that shares your passion, write a letter and collect stamps from around the world. Speak your mind – one letter at a time!

SLOWLY is not your typical networking or dating app -  we’re bringing the traditional pen friend experience to your smartphone.

The app is created for those who yearns for meaningful conversations with people in the era of instant messaging. We hope to connect people around the world at a slower but better pace – one letter at a time.

Meet a new pen friend, seal your letter & place a stamp - start connecting with the world on SLOWLY!

- Mailing time depends on where you & your pen friend live.
- A nickname & an avatar is all you need. Speak your mind & connect freely to the world.
- Matches based on common interests & languages.
- Collect & unlock hidden stamps!

What’s New

Version 3.1.7

- Stamp Store Opening
- New Languages Added: Ancient Greek, Assamese, Breton, Interlingua, Odia & West Circassian
- New Topics Added: Astrology, Aviation, Collecting, Cosplay, Dancing, Fitness, Gardening, Shopping & Singing
- Bug fixes and improvements

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
372 Ratings
372 Ratings
:D me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ,

Dos not go horizontal but other wise Great!

This app is extremely great! At first it was a little slow going but hence the name but now I’m meeting all types of people. I love how you don’t have to share you name if you don’t want to and they have you pick out a character they have for you to pick from so you don’t have to put your picture on their (but i think if you did want to send a picture to them theirs a way to do it i just haven’t figured it out). I also love that this app is on Samsung/Galaxy if you choose to switch from a iPhone to a samsung/galaxy phone. The one thing i have a problem with is the fact that i can’t get the app to turn horizontally so i can use my keyboard on my IPad Pro so i can type out long messages on my keyboard. That really bugs me because of how much you have to write and I’m personally faster on my keyboard. But other then that this app is fantastic! You also have the options to block certain country’s if you wanted to (or people). Any ways i hope my review is taken into consideration and once the app twists on my IPad Pro i will be more then happy to change my 4 star to a 5 star!

kuyeduwu.rick ,

Great App, not 5 star because lack of horizontal mode on my iPad

I have to say this is a really great app.
I always thought, things go fast nowadays, you write to someone “I love you” and in the next second, you could receive either “love you too” or you found you were in his/her blacklist, we always get immediate answers, but something is missing.
We don’t need to pick words carefully because we can correct in the next second.
We feel less excited for arriving message because we never waited for long.
We feel less connected because we have nothing to share because we are sharing time to time and we are tired of sharing.
I missed the time that holding pen in hand but don’t know which word to use, which story to tell.
I missed the feeling that throw the mail in the box and imaging where it arrived everyday.
I missed the feeling that find one mail to me, the nervous and exciting when open it.
All your friends are on WeChat, on Facebook, on Twitter, even if you want to write, you can write to no one.
But lucky enough, I found this app, well done!
Besides, I’m a developer too, if the author find it’s difficult or don’t have enough time, maybe I can help, but only with the approval from the author.

Autumn Mayhem ,

Best pen pal app there is!

I just received my first letter from someone today. It took 2 hours to get here (the app let’s you know if someone sent you a letter and how long it will take to get you) and for those 2 hours I was genuinely excited. It’s like receiving a package in the mail! You have something to look forward to. I sent a letter back and they have to wait 2 hours to open it, and I’m sure they’re feeling the same way. The instant gratification of texts and other forms of instant messaging has really damaged connection and meaningfulness. I love this app. I think it’s amazing and I really hope more and more people join. It’s definitely an app worth supporting!


35.1 MB
Requires iOS 9.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
© Why Interactive
In-App Purchases
  1. 100 SLOWLY COINS $1.99
  2. 50 SLOWLY COINS $0.99
  3. 200 SLOWLY COINS $3.99


  • Family Sharing

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

You May Also Like