FAQ

 

Welcome to the new metaldating, that now supports all platform and browsers. 

 

Free memberhsips has limitations, fx. one profile picture and maximum messages/winks that can be sent per day .

For a very small monthly fee all features are unlimited available and can be accessed from the My Profile menu to the right or from the blue menu icon in the top right corner on smaller screens.

 

How do I upgrade my membership (Paypal is the only available payment method)?

Click Upgrade Membership (under Settings), click in the membership level you want, click on Paypal, which is the only payment method available and Continue. Log in to Paypal and decide whether you want a recurring payment or not. Make the payment and head back to metaldating.com

 

What membership levels can I choose and can I change it?

When you join metaldating.com all services are free but limited for a free membership (click on Upgrade Membership to see the differences) . To get unlimited access to our services you have to upgrade the membership. You can choose between three membership levels which define the number of months our services are available. The longer you pay for the cheaper it will be:

Silver - 3 months 

Steel - 6 months

Platinum - 12 months

You can cancel your membership anytime you want but the period you paid for is not refunded. 

You can change a free membership to a paid one any time, but ones changed it cannot be changed  before it expires.

 

Where do I manage the profile picture(s) / set default?

In My profile Photos (under My Profile), click Edit Profile Photos from there you can upload and edit pictures. Click on the picture you want to edit, delete or use as default profile photo. You can also make a photo description from here. Only JPG, GIF and PNG files can be uploaded and the size limit is  6 MB.

 For at free membership only one profile picture is allowed.

 

How do I edit basic profile settings? How do I hide my profile?

To update the basic profile settings, click Edit Profile (under My Profile). Be sure to Submit the changes at the bottom of the screen when you're done.

Try to put your best foot forward with at least one photo and snappy, detailed essays about yourself. The photo is key since most people feel more comfortable writing to members they can see. Try to stay positive in your essays and let the real you shine.

To hide your profile, select "No" for the option "Other members can see when I'm online?" at the bottom of the Edit Profile page. Keep in mind, however, that members who are most active on the site keep their profile visible in all places because it ups their chances of connecting with people. And you never know, someone special may be looking for you and never get to find you if your profile is hidden.

 

How do I change my email address?

In Edit Profile (under My Profile).

 

How do I change my password?

In Change Password (under Settings).

 

Where do I fill in advanced profile info such as interests, physical appearance and lifestyle?

In Edit My Profile Preferences (under My Profile) you can type information within the four categories: Interests, Basic Information, Physical Appearance and Lifestyle. You switch between the categories by clicking the blue button “Change Section”. After you've made your changes, click Submit at the bottom of the page to save.

 

How do My Search Preferences and My Matches work?

The output in My Matches (under Searches) is displayed according to the filled in info in My Search Preferences (under Searches).

 

Where do I change the settings for the e-mails I receive from Metal Dating?

In E-mail Notification Settings (under Settings).

 

How do I make a blog?

In My Blogs (under My Profile).

 

Where do I search?

In Profile Search (under Searches) you can make a search for profiles that matches specific criteria’s such as sex, age, location and username.

 

Where do I see blog stories from other users?

In Blog Stories (under Searches).

 

How do I block a profile, which means that your profile cannot be contacted and viewed by that user?

Click on the profile you want to block and click Block (if the buttons under the profile picture aren’t shown you have to click the blue button underneath to make them visible). You can view the profiles that have been banned by you in Blocked Members (under Lists).

 

How do I add/remove a profile from Buddies list, Hot Profiles list and Watched Profiles list ?

Open the profile you want to add to the list, click Add to Buddy List / Add to Hot List / Add to Watched Profiles (if the buttons under the profile picture aren’t shown you have to click the blue button underneath to make them visible). You can view the profile you added from My Buddies / Hot Profiles / Watched Profiles (under Lists).

To remove a profile from a list click the lists’ name and click on the red icon to the right of the profile you want to delete.

 

How do I send a message to a profile?

Open the profile you want to send a message to and click Send message under the profile picture Block (if the buttons under the profile picture aren’t shown you have to click the blue button underneath to make them visible).

 

How do I send a wink to a profile?

Open the profile you want to send a wink to and click Send a Wink in the top of the window Block (if the buttons under the profile picture aren’t shown you have to click the blue button underneath to make them visible).

 

Where can I see which profiles that have looked at my profile?

In Views (under Lists).

 

Where can I see the winks that I have received?

In Winks (under Lists).

 

Where can I see the messages that I have received?

Click on the Messages button in the top right corner (letter icon).

 

How do I reply to a message?

Open the message and click the Reply button.

 

How do I view a profile?

Click on the profile.

 

How do I see the rating and comments other users have made on your profile?

In View Profile (under My Profile) you can see other user’s ratings and comments  by clicking Rating (blue star icon) and reply to them if you are a paying member (not Free membership).

Paying members (not Free membership) can also remove comments in User Comments (under Tools).

 

How do I rate and comment on a profile?

Click on the profile you want to rate and click Rating (blue star icon). At the bottom choose the score and click Submit. Afterwards you can make a comment and submit it. AFTER YOU MADE A RATING AND COMMENT ON A PROFILE IT CANNOT BE CHANGED OR REMADE. If you want to remove a comment on your own profile click on View Profile and delete them.

 

How do I see the rating and comments other users have made on a profile?

Click on the profile and click Rating (blue star icon). If more users make ratings on the same profile the average number is shown.

 

How do I cancel my membership?

Click Cancel Membership (under settings), type your password and a reason and click “Yes, I am sure". After cancelling the membership you profile is suspended and can be reactivated for a period of time.

 

Do people actually meet on your site?

Thousands of people meet on our site and go on to dating and start relationships.

 

When someone e-mails me, where does the e-mail go and how do I respond?

When a member sends you a message, it goes straight into your onsite message Inbox. We then send an e-mail to your personal e-mail address to let you know that it is there.

To read the message, simply login at metaldating.com and click on the Messages button in the top right corner (letter icon). If you decide to write back, simply click Reply. Your message will go straight into the member's onsite Inbox, and we will let them know it is there with an e-mail to their personal e-mail address.

All communications with other members stay onsite so that you never have to give out any personal information until you feel completely ready.

 

How does Instant Messenger work?

You can send short messages (max 150 characters) to online members. Click on the member you want to send a message, type something in the textbox, click send. The message will be visible to the other member in a few seconds.