Scruff App Review

Scruff Venture is a feature that especial for gay travel, which you can meet up with local gay men and making friends while traveling. Also, you can even use the Venture to find gay travel buddies to split the cost. Expanded to more than 500 cities worldwide, SCRUFF Venture makes connecting before you travel across the world.

Just search the destinations in SCRUFF Venture, and then you will easily determine:
Visitors: All gay guys currently traveling or are arriving soon, and who is online in the city right now.
Events: All current or upcoming events for that destination and who’s attending.
Ambassadors: Total number of ambassadors for that destination. Ambassadors are members who have volunteered to be an expert resource for tourists, providing tips and advice of their own city.

Scruff Venture Room

You can find rooms booking info in Scruff Venture Room Listing. Room listing will be visible in the rooms section of a profile and the corresponding featured destination city in SCRUFF Venture.

And SCRUFF only allows room listings from approved room listing services, like airbnb, vrbo and misterbandb. And room bookings are handled entirely by these room booking services.

LGBTQ Safety

Partner with ILGA, SCRUFF also takes on LGBTQ safety; it includes destination-specific safety warnings and information. It will send alerts to members about safety concerns when homosexuality is criminalized in a travel region or a city has anti-LGBT laws or safety has been a concern for the LGBT community.

How SCRUFF Dating APP Works

Sign in and profiles

Sign in SCRUFF with your email. Upload your photo and then answer few questions like body stats, communities & interests, relationship, sex, social account, SCRUFF venture and your own words.

Photo, email, password and username are required. Others are optional, but highly recommend provide more info about you. To make sure you are a real human, your account must be verified first, and the most important is you profile photo.

Make sure upload a clear photo of your face. No nudity, no images of illegal drug use, no photos of violent acts to you…..check Scruff profile guidelines here.

Match – From Gay Hook-up to Relationships

Most gays are using dating service just for a one-night thing, pretty much just for sex or hookups. But Scruff wants to make things a litter different. Many Scruff members used SCRUFF for dates or for chat, but there are still some users want to seek a relationship, to look for ‘the one’. So the gay dating app SCRUFF releases a feature: “SCRUFF Match”.

With SCRUFF Match, users will be able to see featuring profiles that both have a clear face picture and have specifically stated they are looking for a relationship.

You must fulfill these profile requirements to use match: have a clear face image on your profile and have ‘Open to’ field completed on profile, either dates or relationships in the Open to section. SCRUFF Match will show guys who both open to relationships and dating and let them swipe like Tinder.

SCRUFF match will compile a stack of 25 potential matches for you and when you reach the end of your SCRUFF Match stack, you will be able to get more matches in 24 hours (SCRUFF Pro members get 4x the matches).FREE members can see your last 2 matches; SCRUFF Pro members see your last 1000 matches.

Other Features

  1. Send location, animated GIFs in chat, exchange unlimited video, photo, and text messages
  2. Sharing and receiving private photo albums
  3. Community for HIV-positive users : “Poz”
  4. SCRUFF Events, you have the option of exploring events in your area, and who are attending
  5. SCRUFF Insights allows users to see statistics based on a certain users’ responsiveness towards other communities.


Scruff has remained free at the point of use, but there are paid monthly subscription options available for PRO FEATURES related to browsing and messaging. SCRUFF PRO cost $12.99/month, $35.99/quarter, or $99.99/year.


  1. Without banner ads – All banner advertisements are removed
  2. Browse guys anonymously
  3. Enable a startup password/TouchID (iOS)
  4. Employ more of Filters-or use Filters in combination
  5. Profile Insights – Complete profile insights about guys including age and body hair
  6. View your full chat histories
  7. Get 4x more match stacks (100 potential matches!) – up from the free limit of 1 match stack (25 potential matces)
  8. View previous 1,000 conversations in your Messages grid – Up from the free limit of the 16 most recent conversations
  9. See up to 1,000 guys in the Nearby Grid – Up from the free limit of 100 guys
  10. See up to 100 guys in Woofs & Woof’d – Up from the free limit of 15


SCRUFF Gay Dating App Download

Languages: English, Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Traditional Chinese

Free to get SCRUFF Dating App IOS version from Apple Store.
Free to get SCRUFF App Android version from Google Play