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Flingster FAQ

Discover the most frequently asked questions below. If you can’t find what you are looking for, send us a message using the form on the Contact Us page and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

General

What is Flingster?

Flingster is an online platform for people who like to meet like-minded strangers for webcam chat from all over the world.

Is Flingster Free?

Flingster is free to use with many of our amazing features available to users without any registration required. However, upgrading to Flingster premium provides access to all features and upgrades.

Who Uses Flingster?

Flingster is used by people from all over the world. Men, women, and couples use our video chat platform to engage with strangers and adults from the four corners of the globe.

Do I Need A Webcam To Use Flingster?

The primary reason many people use Flingster is to chat on video using their webcam. While you can text chat with strangers without turning your webcam on we highly recommend that you use a webcam to enjoy the complete Flingster experience!

How Do I Meet People On Flingster?

Just connect to the video chat platform to begin meeting strangers in an instant. As soon as you connect to the chat app you will be matched with someone immediately.

Using Flingster

How Do I Use Flingster?

The beauty of Flingster lies in its simplicity. You can connect to the video chat in just a couple of clicks. First, select your gender from the list provided and then allow the chat application access to your webcam. Once completed, you will instantly be connected to a random stranger.

How Do I Turn My Webcam On/Off?

Using your webcam allows other people to see you in the video chat. To turn your webcam on, click on the small camera icon in your browser and select “Allow”. If you wish to hide your webcam, you can click on the camera icon at the bottom of the chat application.

How Do I Text Chat?

When you meet a stranger you can use the text chat box to communicate with them. To send a text chat message, simply type your message in the text box to the right of the webcam stream and hit either enter on your keyboard or “Send”.

How Do I Use A Microphone?

If you want to chat with your connection using a microphone, first ensure that Flingster has permission to access your microphone by clicking the camera icon and your web browser and selecting “Allow”. Now you can chat with other people by speaking into your mic and control the volume using the small microphone icon at the bottom of the chat application.

How Do I Connect With A New Person?

If you are bored of the person you’re chatting with or want to make a new connection, just click on the “Next” button at the top of the application. You will instantly connect with a new stranger.

How Do I Stop Chatting?

If you want to take a break without leaving the chat application, just click on the “Stop” button at the top of the platform and you will not connect with anyone until you decide to resume chatting.

How Do I Unlock Filters And Other Features?

Some filters and features are only available to our Flingster premium members. To access these features you must become a Flingster premium member.

Flingster Premium

What Is Flingster Premium?

Flingster premium is a paid membership which unlocks access to a broad range of features, allowing you to easily filter connections and more on video chat.

How Do I Upgrade To A Flingster Premium Membership?

First, you must create an account on Flingster using the link at the top of the screen. Once your account is verified you can upgrade to Flingster premium.

What Features Are Available With Flingster Premium?

Flingster premium members can filter connections by location and gender as well as accessing the latest AR Face Filters and much more.

Video Chat Issues

The Chat Platform Won’t Load.

If the video chat platform won’t load you can try using Flingster on a different browser. We recommend Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox for the most reliable performance.

I Can’t See My Webcam.

If you cannot see your webcam, first ensure that you have allowed the chat platform access to your cam by clicking on the camera icon in your web browser and selecting “Allow”. Also, ensure that the camera icon at the bottom of the chat platform is turned on and doesn’t have a red stripe going through it.

I Can’t Hear The Other Person.

If you cannot hear the other person, please make sure your speakers are connected properly. If you are sure the issue is not with your speakers, select the microphone icon below your connection’s video stream and turn the volume up to hear them.

My Location Is Wrong.

If your location is showing up incorrectly this could be caused by the use of a VPN service or proxy. To show your location correctly please do not use such software when on Flingster.

Miscellaneous

Is Flingster Only For Adults?

Yes. Flingster is an adult community and users must be over the age of 18 to use the video chat platform. Any underage users found on Flingster will be removed and banned immediately.

How Do I Report Someone Acting Inappropriately?

If you connect with someone who is abusive, aggressive, or otherwise acting inappropriately, you can use the flag icon to report them to the moderators.

Can I Use Flingster On My Mobile Device?

Yes, Flingster is a multi-platform app which works seamlessly across numerous devices. Just navigate to Flingster on your mobile or tablet’s web browser and you can chat as normal.