Bumble Icons and Symbols Explained In 2021 [With Pictures]

Not familiar with what a certain Bumble Icon or Symbol means? Don’t worry, we got you covered. In this comprehensive article, we collected all the Bumble Icons and Bumble Symbols for you and we will explain to you what they mean and what you can do with them.

Bumble Symbols and Icons list

This is our ultimate list of Bumble icons and symbols in the app, with meanings and pictures. If you found a new one that you cannot find here, share with us in the comment section and we will add it to the list.

Bumble Yellow Heart symbol meaning

Bumble Yellow Heart Icon

The Yellow Heart Icon on Bumble is the symbol of Bumble Superswipe, a premium feature that can be used by purchasing one Bumble Coin.

By tapping on the heart icon on profiles, you will Superswipe them which means that they will get a notification that you like them before they would see and swipe you. Bumble claims that it can significantly increase your chance of matching with the desired Bumble profile.

Bumble Yellow dot symbol meaning

Bumble Yellow Dot

The yellow dot on Bumble is the symbol you can see in your Messages screen. If you see in a profile picture it indicates that there are unread messages in your Bumble conversation.

Bumble Circles Symbols and Icons

There are different types of Bumble circles in your Bumble match queue around the profile pictures of different types of matches. We will explain the meaning of all of them in the following sections. You can also check out this video for an in-depth explanation of these circles:

Bumble Green Circle meaning

Bumble Green Circle meaning - Beeline

You can find these green circles in you Bumble match queue around certain Bumble matches, also called Admirers. These green circles indicate that these profiles have swiped you right, but you haven’t swiped them yet.

You will only see all of these profiles if you are a Bumble Boost subscriber. If you are a subscriber you can swipe them left or like them and match with them instantly thanks to the Beeline feature. If you are not a premium Bumble subscriber, you will only see the profile picture of one profile and even her profile picture will be blurred out as in the following picture:

Bumble Blurred Matches

Bumble Yellow Circle Symbols meaning

Bumble Yellow Match Queue

When you already have matched with a profile but the First Move has not yet been made, then you will see a yellow circle around the profile picture that is diminishing as time passes.

The First Move on Bumble means that once you matched with someone the women have 24 hours to send the first message or the match will disappear from the match queue. Guys can use the Extend feature to extend the period to make the first move.

Bumble Red Circle meaning

Bumble Red Circle Icon meaning

You can also see sometimes a red circle around the profile pictures in your Bumble match queue. When you see the red circles it means that the first 24 hours to make the First Move is about to expire. It appears just 1 hour before the match would disappear.

When you see the red circle on Bumble and you find your match really hot or good looking, this is the perfect time to use the Extend feature that you can use once a day even if you are using a free account.

Bumble Blue Circle

Bumble Blue Circle meaning

When you see a blue circle surrounding the profile pictures in your match queue, it means that you have already applied the Extend feature on that match and you have added 24 hours for the profile to make the first move.

Once this 24-hour period expires you cannot extend this Bumble match again. Every match can be extended only one time. You still have the chance to rematch with this profile again which gives another opportunity for the girl to send you the first message. To be able to use Bumble Rematch, you have to be a Bumble Boost subscriber.

Bumble Pencil Icon

Bumble Pencil Icon - Edit Bumble Profile

You can find the Bumble Pencil icon around your profile picture on the Settings page. By tapping on it you will be able to edit your profile and upload or edit your current profile pictures.

Bumble Boost Symbol– Green Lightning bolt

Bumble Boost Icon - Lightning Bolt

The Bumble Boost icon that resembles a white lightning bolt on a green background is the symbol of Bumble’s only subscription package.

When you purchase a Bumble Boost subscription, you will get access to premium features of Bumble such as Unlimited Swiping, Unlimited Filters, Bumble Extend, Rematch, and Beeline.

When you want to get access to these features you can tap on this icon on your profile page and purchase a subscription.

Bumble Spotlight Symbol

Bumble Spotlight Symbol

Bumble Spotlight icon or the Bumble star is the icon of a premium feature, Bumble Spotlight that is not part of the Bumble Boost subscription.  As you can see it above the symbol is a white star on a yellow background

When you use a Bumble Spotlight your profile “skips the line” for 30 minutes and becomes the top profile in your neighborhood. In this 30-minute period, your profile will get way more matches than in an average period because of the higher face time your profile gets. You have to spend 2 Bumble coins to be able to have one Spotlight session.

Bumble Blue Checkmark Symbol

Bumble Blue Checkmark

The blue checkmark on Bumble is the indication that the profile you see has verified itself on Bumble which means you can be pretty sure that the photos you see are real and not fake.

Don’t confuse the blue checkmark that is the icon of a verified profile with the regular checkmarks that is equal to a right swipe on the profile.

Bumble X and Checkmark SymbolsBumble X, Superswipe and Checkmark

If you are not fan of swiping profiles you can also tap on the X to swipe left or on the checkmark to swipe right a profile.

When you only see the first profile picture of a person, you can’t see these icons as only the yellow star of Bumble SuperSwipe is present on the screen. You have to scroll down a little bit so that these icons to show up for you.

Bumble Official Company Logo

Bumble Company Logo

The Bumble logo hasn’t really changed since Bumble was first launched in 2014. It is a yellow logo with a shape that resembles the back of a bumblebee.

Bumble Modes branding

When Bumble has introduced Bumble BFF and Bumble Bizz to complement their popular dating mode and transform Bumble from a simple dating app to a social networking app, they also tried to give a different kind of visual layout to the different modes.

Bumble Bizz logo

Bumble Bizz is the mode for finding and building new professional relationships. You can learn more about it reading our in-depth article about Bumble Bizz and how it works.

The Bumble Bizz logo is the following:

Bumble Bizz Logo 1

Bumble BFF logo

The third mode of Bumble is Bumble BFF that has been created to find new non-romantic friendships. We also have a detailed article about Bumble BFF if you are interested in it.

The Bumble BFF logo looks like this:

Bumble BFF Logo

Bumble Symbols and Icons

Is there any other Bumble icon or symbol you think we have left out? Let us know in the comments below and we will add it to the article. Thanks.