The site is straightforward to navigate and quick to figure out. Signing up for an OurTime UK account takes a few minutes, too. You can take the questionnaire in your own time. There are loads of advice pages available if you do get stuck. Scrolling through profiles is very intuitive. It shouldn’t take long to figure out if you’re new to online dating sites.
At the top, you will find drop-downs to choose what to do next. On the drop-down, you will see options like editing your profile, uploading photos, checking your inbox for messages, browsing through members, reviewing local events or reviewing local events, even adjusting your membership type.
So if you’re not good with technology or haven’t used a dating site in your lifetime don’t worry; you’ll be able to figure out what to do
You have gender, location, and relationship type filters with the Basic Search. With the Advanced Search, you have more dating preferences such as interests, education, religion, appearance, etc. There is even the option only to see profiles that have a photo.
You can make the first move when someone catches your attention by sending them a virtual flirt or saving their profile as a favorite. Then, as a premium member, you can send a message and start a conversation.
When the OurTime algorithm finds someone compatible with you, it will notify you in the Matches section. Here you will find several suggestions and Today’s Matches when you hover over them. You can select yes if it’s a match or no if it’s not. If you’re curious if the other person feels the same way without making the first move, you can select Match Me, adding you into their daily matches. You will get a notification if they like you back. You need to upload at least one photo to access this feature,
Once you’re reading to take things offline, OurTime hosts a list of live events. These can make for fun dates, including cocktail hours and cooking classes. The Events page will show you what’s happening in your area. The events are helpful if you’re a mature single in a larger city where singles events.
Are there any great features?
Blender. This feature allows you to scroll through profiles that fit your search criteria. You can click no’ or yes’ to each one, then move on to the following profile. You can also add the profiles you like to your favorites list.
Winks. If you’re feeling shy or don’t quite know what to say, you can send a wink to break the ice, letting someone know you’re interested in trying and starting a conversation.
Incognito mode. With this, you can view profiles for 24 hours without being seen. You won’t appear in search results, and you can turn it on and off as much as you’d like. It costs ?1.99 for 24 hours or ?9.99 (33p a day).
Boost. You can earn yourself more attention with this feature. Buying boosts will put you at the top of search results and have more visibility. It costs ?1.99 for one increase, ?7.95 for five and ? for 10.
Connect, allowing you to see who’s read your messages. You can also select a specific criterion that allows only singles who meet it to contact you.
Their website makes three explicit promises with regards to your safety; 1. They keep your details secure and safe by offering maximum security across their site. 2. They verify each profile to make sure each is genuine and unique. 3. Their customer service team is on hand to offer advice or help you out if you’re having problems with your profile.