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SLOWLY lets you meet pen friends from your smartphone! Match with someone that shares your passion, write a letter and collect stamps from around the world. Speak your mind – one letter at a time!

SLOWLY is not your typical networking or dating app - we’re bringing the traditional pen friend experience to your smartphone.

The app is created for those who yearns for meaningful conversations with people in the era of instant messaging. We hope to connect people around the world at a slower but better pace – one letter at a time.

Meet a new pen friend, seal your letter & place a stamp - start connecting with the world on SLOWLY!

- Mailing time depends on where you & your pen friend live.
- A nickname & an avatar is all you need. Speak your mind & connect freely to the world.
- Matches based on common interests & languages.
- Collect & unlock hidden stamps!

 Free in Google Play


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Version History

Launched May 09, 2018 (9 months ago).

Releasing new versions every 12 days, on average.

Dec 11
Version 3.1.7

- Stamp Store Opening
- New Languages Added: Ancient Greek, Assamese, Breton, Interlingua, Odia & West Circassian
- New Topics Added: Astrology, Aviation, Collecting, Cosplay, Dancing, Fitness, Gardening, Shopping & Singing
- Bug fixes and improvements

Dec 11
Version 3.1.2

- Bug fixes and improvements

Dec 03
Version 3.0.12

- Non-binary gender option
- Deleting letters from your own devices (can only delete letters from your own devices; deleting letters will not change the Sent:Received Ratio)
- Bookmarking your frequently used stamps
- Sharing your Stamp Collection via URL
- Enhancement to the stamp selecting UI
- Manually updating your zodiac sign in limited times
- Option to show joined date in profile
- Other bug fixes and improvements

Dec 01
Version 2.3.2

- Greatly reduced the chance of session lost due to connectivity issues.
- Bug fixes and stability improvements.

Nov 04
Version 2.2.83

You can now preview your own profile.
Added Landscape mode for Tablet ( You can change the orientation mode under Settings ).
UI enhancement, Performance tweaks, and bug fixes.
( Android ) Fixed a bug causing some of the devices using the app.
( Android ) Re-enabled the "Back button" on the Editor screen.

*If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us via support@getslowly.com

Oct 19
Version 2.2.5

- Faster app launching time
- After hiding a user on explore list will stay on the list
- When writing a new letter will attach the last selected stamp by default
- Better support for RTL languages
- Fixed a bug while emailing a copy with Emoji/Kaomoji inside
- Fixed a bug when drafting the letter with over 50k characters
- Fixed a bug causing the app freezing on splash screen on some Android devices
- Other UI enhancement, performance tweaks, and bug fixes

Sep 30
Version 2.2.3 build 3

- Added Arabic, Hebrew, Urdu and other RTL languages
- Sent : Received ratio now available on user's profile
- Friend list sorting improvement on alphabetical & delivery time
- Avoid unexpected session timeout
- You can now check the profile when writing to a new friend
- Editor font size is now aligned with letter's font size
- Fixed a bug that causing auto-match & user explore list with duplicated results
- Yellow dot reminder is back
- Other UI enhancement, performance tweaks, and bug fixes

Aug 28
Version 2.2.2 build 2

- 10 new topics added
- Friends screen now have a better indication on "Sending out" and "Receiving"
- Option to turn off "Confirm to send" reminder
- Report or hide user profile when browsing
- Improved accuracy on push notifications
- Fixed a bug causing timeout when renewing location on some models
- Fixed a bug of freezing or unable to sign in when some stored data corrupted
For more details, please check our release notes:

Aug 14
Version 2.2.0

- You can now exclude up to 5 topics
- Exploring users now combined into a single list and settings are memorized
- New filters: Last online within 24 hours & with 'About Me' only
- More options for friends sorting
- Auto-match will now wait for your confirmation before sending out
- Better error handling and data sync
- Big improvement on auto-saving drafts
For more details, please check our release notes:

Aug 05
Version 2.1.5

- Letter composer performance greatly improved
- Fixed a bug that changing stamps require to tap twice
- Fixed a bug that when auto-complete a double-bytes Emoji lead to a crash
- Auto-match now with auto-save
- Improved the loading time when browsing manually

Jul 21
Version 2.1.1

- Introducing the age filter
- Drafts are now auto-saved
- Added an option to show your age publicly without showing your birthday
- Now you can save the attached images into your phone photos library
- Fixed a bug that stopping the auto-match to return matches
- Fixed a bug related to timezone when displaying the user's date of birth
- UI enhancement for Tablet
- Other bug fixes and improvement on stability

Jul 17
Version 2.0.10

- Bug fixes and improvement on stability

Jul 14
Version 2.0.8

- Performance tweaks, especially when composing a letter
- Improved the location detection during registration
- Fixed the photo-quota bug
- Other bug fixes and improvement on stability

Jun 17
Version 2.0.6

- Bug fixes and improvement on stability

Jun 15
Version 2.0.5

- Bug fixes and improvement on stability

May 20
Version 2.0.4

- Bug fixes and improvement on stability

May 19
Version 2.0.3

- Fixed multiple issues which potentially lead to app crashes
- Enhanced the Friend list initial loading speed

May 11
Version 2.0.2

*We'll regularly updating our app during the public beta, recommends turning on the auto-update!

- Stability Tweaks when browsing new pals.
- Fixed: Unable to close draft from incoming tab
- Fixed: Measurement on displaying the "Read more" button on user profile. You can now tap on the text to read more.
- Fixed: On some devices the local cache may have a chance to block the app to start
- Other minor bug fixes and performance tweaks.

May 09
Version 2.0.1

- Fixed a bug causing failed updating the "About Me" section
- Minor UI enhancement

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