Creating an account in LDS Planet is actually pretty easy. Details required to do so includes gender, zip code (only for US and Canada), name, password, birthday and email address. You may also upload photos from your device, and given the chance to say something about yourself.
Once logged in, you may continue to complete your profile with additional details like physical appearance, educational background, career, and lifestyle.
There are also questions particularly about your faith and church activity. This will gauge “Mormon-ness” and for other members to understand your sincerity and level of your dating interest. All of the information gathered during sign-up are used to improve your match results.
LDS Planet is free to use. As with the typical dating and social sites, you have the standard feature of match searching. You may also be able to like and comment on other users’ photos.
There is also a messaging feature (or features) – they have sending and receiving email, live chat, and a greeting text. This however, and other additional benefits are only available to paying members (i.e., both members must avail of a paid subscription to communicate privately).
Despite the obvious religious theme, LDS Planet can also match the same gender if the profile owner changes his/her gender preference to allow other users to of the same sex to view them.
You can upgrade your subscription with the following payment methods.
- $16.99 valid for 1 month
- $36.97 valid for 3 months ($12.32 per month)
- $53.94 valid for 6 months ($8.99 per month)
Premium features include messaging functions of sending/ receiving an email, live chat, and greeting text. After all, that is the one purpose of dating sites, right? Getting people to connect and communicate. It also includes additional perks like having a highlighted profile. This means that your profile appears any time in search results – providing you with greater chances of finding a match. Premium members also get to see who viewed your profile and favorites. On top of this, there is also the highlighted messages and flirts that put your dating game a notch higher.
Payments can be made via major credit cards or mailed payments.
LDS Planet site will automatically sign you out after 15 minutes of inactivity to prevent unauthorized people from using your account if left it logged in.
Aside from the advantage of sending/ receiving a message, premium members can choose their potential match by clicking ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to their profile. Another match screening function, those profiles who received ‘no’ will not be informed while those who received ‘yes’ will be listed under the ‘Today’s Matches’ section.
LDS Planet is a genuine and safe place where single members of the church can make meaningful connections that lead to real dating while committed to upholding the standards of their faith.
Despite its simple layout, and relatively smaller pool of members compared to generalist dating sites, LDS Planet gets the job done pretty good. Their premium membership rates are also quite reasonable in comparison to other sites.
Given the niche-ness of the site, they seem to have a respectable number of members that are actually members of their religion. LDS Planet also seemed to have gained notoriety within the Mormon community.