What Is Bumble Spotlight and When Is the Best Time to Use It?

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What Is Bumble Spotlight?

Bumble‘s new Spotlight feature — like Tinder Boost before it — sends your profile to the top of the swiping stack for 30 minutes.

Basically, when you use Bumble Spotlight, a lot more users have the chance to see and swipe on your profile than usual.

You can purchase Spotlight at any time while you’re using the app.

Do my Bumble Spotlight Matches See That I Was Using Spotlight?


You’ll know it’s working, because stars appear across the top your screen during the 30 min Spotlight, but other users have no indication you’ve paid for visibility.

How Much Does Bumble Spotlight Cost?

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Bumble Spotlight has a fixed price of 2 coins per 30 mins.

Coins are an in-app currency, and you can purchase bundles of 5, 15, or 30 coins at a time (it’s a little better value if you get one of the bigger packages).

A single Spotlight session will cost you from $1.25 to $3.20, depending on which bundle of coins you buy.

When Is the Best Time to Use Bumble Spotlight?

Short answer: Sundays between 8pm and 10pm.

This is the peak time users swipe on the app, so you’re going to get the most bang for your buck using Bumble Spotlight if you feature your profile in this window.

Long answer: When your profile is good enough that it’s not a waste

Face it: getting in front of more people doesn’t automatically guarantee good matches.

If your profile isn’t good, it’s possible Bumble Spotlight will just get you rejected more and faster.

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You don’t have to be Ryan Gosling or a Kardashian to have a killer profile.

Honestly, you just have to know what kind of pics sell you well. And the vast majority of your competition on Bumble is failing at this.

Turns out, most people use pics that don’t do them justice at all.

Answer? Test your pics on Photofeeler. Choosing a profile pic this way has been known to drastically increase Bumble match quantity and quality.


Go to Photofeeler.com now and give it a try!