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How to Find Online OkCupid Users

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Perform an OkCupid Match Search
OkCupid IM
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For a free dating site, OkCupid offers a wealth of great features including a free, embedded instant messaging client right there on the site. The benefit of IM for online daters is the option of engaging other OkCupid users in a chat without giving out their number, protecting their privacy and allowing them to eliminate potential matches.

Exchanging IMs with possible dates on online dating sites is ultimately a great strategy in getting to know someone before meeting them in person for the first time.

However, finding users with the IM feature enabled can sometimes be an issue. In this illustrated tutorial, users will learn how to find online OkCupid users which match their desired specifications.

How to Find People to Chat with on OkCupid
To begin chatting with online matches, follow these brief steps:

  1. Login to your OkCupid account
  2. Locate the "Matches" tab on the site
  3. Select "Match Search" from the drop-down menu
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