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Welcome to Growlr for Android

Find GROWLr in the Play Store

The Growlr gay app for Android offers men the ability to meet members of the bear community, whether they be cubs, otters, polar bears, among others. View profiles for free, share and receive photos, share your location with the check-in feature, find local bear bars and hangouts, send "Shout" broadcast messages and more right from your Android device.

How to Download Growlr for Android
Before you can start meeting new buddies for dates and activities, you will need to follow these easy steps to download the Growlr app to your Android device using these step by step instructions:

  • Locate the Google Play Store on your device.
  • Tap on the magnifying glass (located in the top right corner) and type in "GROWLr" in the field provided.
  • Click on the appropriate app, as shown above.
  • Click the blue "Install" button.
  • Press the blue "Accept & install" button from the next screen to begin your download.

Growlr for Android System Requirements
Make sure your Android device meets the following requirements before you begin, or you will not be able to use this app on your device:
  • 1.1 MB space available
  • Android 2.1 or later
  • WiFi or Mobile Web access

Getting Started on GROWLr for Android
  1. Find Growlr in the Play Store
  2. Launch GROWLr App on Android
  3. Accept the GROWLr User Agreement
  4. Sign in to GROWLr for Android
  5. Create Your GROWLr for Android Profile
  6. Welcome to GROWLr for Android


Launch GROWLr App on Android

Once GROWLr has completed installation, you can launch the app software on your Android device. Locate the app's icon, which appears as an yellow icon with a brown bear head, as illustrated in the screenshot above. Click the icon to start GROWLr for Android.

Getting Started on GROWLr for Android
  1. Find Growlr in the Play Store
  2. Launch GROWLr App on Android
  3. Accept the GROWLr User Agreement
  4. Sign in to GROWLr for Android


  1. Create Your GROWLr for Android Profile
  2. Welcome to GROWLr for Android


Accept the GROWLr User Agreement

Next, accept the GROWLr user agreement on your Android device. These terms of service outline your rights and privileges while using this app on mobile devices, including any liabilities which may exist; information on how this gay app may use your information, photos and messages; and more.

Click the brown "Agree" button in the upper right corner to accept the terms of the GROWLr user agreement and continue to use app on your device.

Getting Started on GROWLr for Android
  1. Find Growlr in the Play Store
  2. Launch GROWLr App on Android
  3. Accept the GROWLr User Agreement
  4. Sign in to GROWLr for Android
  5. Create Your GROWLr for Android Profile
  6. Welcome to GROWLr for Android


Sign In to GROWLr for Android

Next, you will be prompted to either sign in to or create a free GROWLr account for your Android device. To sign in, enter your screen name and password in the fields provided, then click the brown "Login" button to continue.

If you should forget your password, click the brown "Forgot Password" button and follow the prompts to reinstate access to your GROWLr account.

How to Create a Free GROWLr Account
If you do not have an account yet, click the brown "Create New Account" button to create your own account to use on your Android device.

Getting Started on GROWLr for Android
  1. Find Growlr in the Play Store
  2. Launch GROWLr App on Android
  3. Accept the GROWLr User Agreement
  4. Sign in to GROWLr for Android
  5. Create Your GROWLr for Android Profile
  6. Welcome to GROWLr for Android


To create your own free GROWLr for Android account, click on each individual field and enter the information as required using the drop-down menus and your device's keyboard. GROWLr accounts allow you to add three pictures by clicking on these fields, and opting to "Choose Existing Photo" or "Take Photo."

The information which can be included in your profile:
  • Name
  • Location
  • Work
  • Birthday
  • Height
  • Weight


  • Race
  • Status
  • "I Am"
  • Looking For
  • About Section
  • Facebook Page address

Click the brown "Save" button to save added information and post your profile to the Growlr network.

Getting Started on GROWLr for Android
  1. Find Growlr in the Play Store
  2. Launch GROWLr App on Android
  3. Accept the GROWLr User Agreement
  4. Sign in to GROWLr for Android
  5. Create Your GROWLr for Android Profile
  6. Welcome to GROWLr for Android


The GROWLr for Android home screen, as illustrated above, is the way you will navigate from feature to feature using your account. Once you have created and saved your profile, you will see the above screen each time you login to your account. Each icon opens a new feature screen, each with its own distinct action or activity.

Here is a closer look at the features you will find on the Android app:

Bears: Under the icon with three bears, you can view all the GROWLr users online from yoru neighborhood, the entire network at large, or those added to your "Favorites" list.

Messages: When you press the word balloon icon, you can view your messages inbox where you can read chats with other users on the Android app.

Viewers: View who has been checking out your GROWLr profile by clicking the "Viewers" icon, which looks like a bear with a magnifying glass.

Checkins: Share your current location for others and find other guys nearby.

Events: Check out the calendar of events for bears, cubs and more when you check out the "Events" feature on the app.

Bars: Click the icon with the drinks to find area bars catering to gay men, bears, cubs, otters and more.

Profile: View and edit your GROWLr profile and start meeting new friends now.

SHOUT!: Broadcast a message to people within a 5, 10 and 20-mile radius.

Galleries: Browse through photos from popular members and more.

Getting Started on GROWLr for Android
  1. Find Growlr in the Play Store
  2. Launch GROWLr App on Android
  3. Accept the GROWLr User Agreement
  4. Sign in to GROWLr for Android
  5. Create Your GROWLr for Android Profile
  6. Welcome to GROWLr for Android

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