Free Christian Singles Dating FAQ

How can I upload a primary photo

Go to Account then click on Avatar. You will be able to select an Avatar as your primary photo or you can upload a photo from your computer. If the Photos module is installed, from the View photo page you can set a photo as your Default Avatar.

How can I edit my profile?

Go to Account then click Edit Profile. You will be able to edit your profile details such as Headline, Description, Gender etc.

How can I send a private message to a user?

There are 2 ways you can send a private message to a user 1) Click on the Mail icon in member menu and select Compose. In the Recipient field, type in the username of the user you want to send a message to. If the username exists, it will populate as you're typing in the Username. This will help to ensure you type in the correct username. 2) From the users profile you can click Send Letter.

Can I view messages I have sent?

Click on the Mail icon in member menu and click Outbox. This will take you to your Outbox which contains Messages and Greetings you have sent. You can have just messages display or just Greetings by placing a check mark beside what you want to see. Removing a check mark beside Messages for example will display everything but Messages and vise versa.

I accidentally removed the wrong message, can I retrieve it?

Click on the Mail icon in member menu then click on Trash. This will display all Messages and Greetings you deleted. Choose what you want to retrieve and click Restore The message(s) selected will now be back in your Inbox.

Are my messages on here permanently unless I delete them?

To save space on our server and to ensure the site is not running what it doesn't need to run, old messages maybe removed periodically.

How does Subscriptions work?

When you subscribe to another user, that user's profile will be listed in your subscriptions page. This also applies to subscribing to other users activities such as blogs etc.

A member keeps harassing me, what can I do?

If a member of the site is harassing you, Ignore or block that user. If the problem progresses you should contact the site administrator.

Why was my account terminated?

We strictly enforce our Terms Of Service and make every effort possible to make sure all users are following them. Your account may have been terminated due to a breach in the Terms Of Service (aka TOS). If you felt that your account was terminated for no probable reason, we ask that you contact the site administrator.

Why does my profile status say Approval?

The administrator may have chosen to have profiles approved first before joining the site.

Why can't I log in to my account?

Chances are you may have misspelled your password or had your CAPS LOCK on while typing your password. Try typing your password with CAPS LOCK off. If this fails, you can request a password that will be sent to the email address you provided when you registered.

What is meant by Christian Dating?

The term Dating is really meant more for search engines than Christian relationships. Free Christian Singles Dating is about developing the husband and wife relationship intended by God as defined in the Bible.

What is Free Christian Singles Dating website?

Free Christian Singles Dating is the Christian Singles community. The creators of this site started with the meaningful relationship that God intended his children to have and then built a site that would give the true believer an opportunity to find the one God would have for them. This is accomplished though the use of thorough profiles, vast communication tools and technology that allows members to truly express who they are and who they are looking for in Christ.

Is Free Christian Singles Dating 100% free?

Yes, use of this site is a completely free service. At no time with money be asked for or required for complete membership and functionality. There are options to upgrade membership to Premium membership which will aid in helping others find you, but this is not required.

What is Premium Membership?

Premium membership gives you all the same capability as standard free membership but with the added benefit of premium listings, special profile badges, direct email exposure and much more. All of this will increase the exposure of you and your profile which will allow more Christian single members to read, view and contact you. Membership is less than $3 per month and is well worth the investment. Look for the membership section on your membership page .

How do I suspend my account?

You can suspend your account at anytime by logging in and clicking on "suspend" account link. Suspending account will not remove your account but temporarily disables it so others will not be able to see it.

How do I delete my account?

You can delete your account at anytime by logging into your account and clicking "My Settings" look for "Unregister""

Can I customize the appearance of my profile?

Yes you can do that from your Edit Profile page. Change color and background picture and many other items to make it more unique.

Can I change my email address and edit my profile information?

Yes you can by clicking "My Profile/Edit Profile" page. You can go there by using the bottom menu and click on the little Gear icon (Settings Icon) and then click Account Settings. You will be able to edit your profile details such as Headline, Description, Gender, Character, Interest and Hobbies and much more. Again, your Christian Single profile will be the first thing that others will see and read about you. So it is your benefit to keep it up to date and as complete as possible.

How do I upload music/video?

Go to music/upload and then accept the agreement that you own it and have rights to what you will be uploading. Click on "browse" to find your song on your hard drive maximum size is 20MB

What are Tags?

Tags are single descriptive words that are used by the system to find you or what you have contributed. These words are turned into links so people can click the links to find your content.

Can I upload nude photos?

Absolutely not! Remember this is a Christian Dating site and uploading such photos or any other inappropriate photos will result in immediate deletion and the photos and your account.

How can I make a photo primary?

Go into "my profile" from top right link after you login, click on large picture to go to "My Photos" then click on a little picture at bottom and check make primary. Also, you can hover over your Dashboard icon on the bottom of the screen and click on Avatar. You will be able to select an Avatar as your primary photo or you can upload a photo from your computer. You can also select a photo from the View photo page.

Do you release info on members?

We will never disclose any information on members to any party for any reason. You are safe here and this is well covered in our privacy policy.

Where can I get support services?

Yes, you can use our Comprehensive Support system.

How do I know if someone is online?

You will see a little light bulb in the top right of a members image and if its on, they are on!. You can also check the Members/Online links as well.

How do I create blog?

On the navigation menu click on Blogs tab and then click on Add Post. If this is your first Blog entry, you will be asked to name your Blog and a short description of it. The name and description can be changed at a later time with the Edit Blog action.

How can I edit my Privacy Settings?

There are 2 ways you can edit your privacy settings 1) From the bottom menu click the Settings Icon than click Privacy Settings 2) Hover over the Dashboard icon from the navigation menu and click on Privacy Settings.

What is a Privacy Group?

By default there are 4 privacy groups:
1) Me Only
2) Public
3) Members
4) Friends Each of these is considered a privacy group. If none of these privacy groups work for your needs, you can create your own Privacy Group.

How do I create a new Privacy Group?

From the privacy settings page you will see 4 blocks:
1) My Privacy Groups - This will list all privacy groups you create
2) Create New Privacy Group - Allows you to create your own privacy group
3) Default Privacy Group - All modules that have privacy settings are set to this option
4) Default Values - Displays the current privacy settings per module or functionality From the Create New Privacy Group block provide the title of your new group (Family, Best Friends, Co-Workers etc.) From the Extends drop down list choose if you want this new privacy group to extend another privacy group. Click Create and you will now see your new privacy group listed in the My Privacy Groups block. From here you can add members as well as remove members from this group.
How do I Add or Remove members from a privacy group that I have created? Beside each privacy group are 2 icons (a green plus icon and a red minus icon). The green plus icon allows you to add members to the privacy group. Click the green plus button and in the keyword field type the username you wish to add or part of the username. Click the checkbox beside the user(s) and click Add. A number will be displayed beside the name of your privacy group which indicates how many members you currently have in this privacy group. To remove a member from a privacy group, click the red minus button beside the add button Place a checkmark beside all the members you want to remove than click Delete.
I created my new privacy group(s) and added appropriate members, Now what do I do? You can now use your new privacy group(s) on the features that are available to you such as Blogs, Photos etc. If you want all your Photos, Blogs, etc. to run off of your new privacy group, from your privacy settings page choose your new privacy group beside all features that are currently available to you. Applying this from your privacy settings will ensure all posts you make will be available only to the users in the privacy group selected.

How do I create photo albums?

Click on Photos from the menu than click Add Album. Fill in the basic details, set your Privacy options than click Submit.

How do I upload photos to an album?

Click on Photos from the navigation menu than click on My Albums and then choose the album you want to upload photos to than click Add Photos from the Main block.

How can I edit my photo albums?

Click on Photos from the menu than click My Albums. Choose the album you want to edit than click Edit Album from the Main block.

How can I organize my photos?

Click on Photos from the menu than click My Albums. Choose the album that has the photos you want to organize than click Organize from the Main block. In the Organize block, click and drag the photos to the placement you want them to be displayed as. You can Reverse the changes you made by clicking the Reverse button.

How can I delete photo albums?

Click on Photos from the menu than click My Albums. From the Administration block click Manage and then place a check mark inside the album(s) you want to delete than click Delete.

How can I delete multiple photos?

Click Photos from the menu than click My Albums Choose the album that contains the photos you want to delete than click Manage Photos from the Main block. Check off all the photos you want to delete than click Delete.

How can I move photos from one album to another?

Click Photos from the menu than click My Albums and then choose the album that contains the photos you want to move than click Manage Photos from the Main block. Check off all the photos you want to move than choose the album you want to move your photos to from the drop down list. Click Move to another album and your photos will be moved.

How can I send a private message to a user?

There are 2 ways you can send a private message to a user
1) Hover over the Mail icon from the navigation menu and click on Compose. In the Recipient field, type in the username of the user you want to send a message to. If the username exists it will populate as you're typing in the Username. This will help to ensure you type in the correct username.
2) From the users profile you can click the Send Letter.

Can I view messages I have sent?

Yes! Hover over the mail icon from the navigation menu and click Outbox. This will take you to your Outbox which contains Messages and Greetings you have sent. You can have just messages display or just Greetings by placing a check mark beside what you want to see. Removing a check mark beside Messages for example will display everything but Messages and vise versa.

I accidentally removed the wrong message, can I retrieve it?

Yes! Hover over the Mail icon from the navigation menu and click on Trash. This will display all Messages and Greetings you deleted. Choose what you want to retrieve and click Restore. The message(s) selected will now be back in your Inbox.

Are my messages on here permanently unless I delete them?

No! To save space on our server and to ensure the site is not running what it doesn't need to run, all old messages are removed every 180 Days.

How does Subscriptions work?

When you subscribe to another user that user's profile will be listed in your subscriptions page. This also applies to subscribing to other users activities such as blogs etc.

How do I create a new Group?

From the Groups main page click the Add Group button located at the top left side of the page. Fill in as much information as you can for better results. Fields that are marked with a red * are required fields. Once you fill in the details, click Submit. You will now be redirected to your groups page which will show you all your groups.

A member keeps harassing me, what can I do?

If a member of the site is harassing you, Ignore or Block that user. If the problem progresses you should contact the site administration team.

Why was my account terminated?

We strictly enforce our Terms Of Service and make every effort possible to make sure all users are following them Your account may have been terminated due to a breach in the Terms Of Service.

Why does my profile status say Approval?

The administration team may have chosen to have profiles approved first before becoming active on the site.

Why can't I log in to my account?

Chances are you may have misspelled your password or had your CAPS on while typing your password. Try typing your password with CAPS on. If this fails you can request a password through using “Forgot Password” which will send your password to the email address you provided when you registered.

I uploaded some photos, why can't I see them?

The administration team may have chosen to have photos approved first. Navigate to Photos -> My Albums then click the album you uploaded your photos to. Click on Pending from the Main block to see if your photos are listed. If your photos are not listed in the Pending block try clicking Disapproved from the Pending block. If your photos are listed here, this means your photos were not approved.

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