Hmates Reviews 2017

Hmates was started in 2004. It’s ranked as No.5 among all online herpes dating sites. is a serious dating and support website dedicated to helping people who are living with HSV (Herpes Simplex Virus), HPV (Human Papillomavirus) or other types of STDs to find friends, love, support and romance. It is free to join H mates. They have many unique features to help singles with STDs to contact each other.

To join Hmates, you must verify your email address before you register an account. All accesses will be denied unless you have a completed profile which has been approved. This is a great feature to protect member’s privacy. Usually, you need to wait for 24 hours after you submit your profile. You will receive a confirmation email after the profile has been approved.

The majority of Hmates members are from USA, United Kingdom, Australia, and Canada. All basic features are free to use. If you want to enjoy more special benefits like using video, audio/text chat, and mobile chat and sending unlimited daily emails, you can become a donor member. The donation fee is lower compared with the membership fee of other online herpes dating sites. understands the situation people with STDs confront. Whether you want to find a date, friendship, ideal partners, or support, Hmates is able to help you find what you want. On you will meet many people who have the same condition as you. It is a secure, friendly, anonymous community, and it’s free to join!

Features on Hmates

The first registration step is to verify your email address. After the verification, you are required to complete your profile with more details. You can upload up to 5 photos and stop unauthorized views with the advanced tool if you become a donor member. Please be aware that any update in your profile must be reviewed before it is able to be viewed by other members.

Hmates is very easy to navigate. You can view all statistics on your homepage at a glance like how many emails/winks you have sent, how many emails/winks/favorites you have received, online members in your favorites list…

You can search profiles with both advanced search and basic search. The advanced search includes other STD member’s gender, age, location, ethnicity, smoke habit and so on.

There are some other interesting features on Hmates:

  • List of online members
  • Online chat room – Members can send virtual kisses here. This is the most attractive way to contact and chat with other herpes singles. Nothing could work better than an instant message
  • Address Book – check and manage the list of users you have communicated.
  • Gallery Feature – browse and sort users with photos by preferred gender, condition, age range, and location.
  • Group Chat – Create and join the group chat. It is a great feature for HSV and HPV singles to interact with each other and discuss the same topics they are interested in.
  • Match Finder – It is an impressive notification where you can be notified when new members matching your search criteria.
  • Your temporary account will be deleted after 14 days if you do not complete it. If your account is deleted please feel free to register again.

Negative features:

  • It takes up to 24 hours for your profile to be reviewed. Before your profile is approved, you cannot do anything on the site.
  • Although the site allows members to search herpes members around the world from 5 to 3000 miles, there are only about 24,000 members in total on the site. Most of the time, there is no search results. So you have to expand your searching criteria to get a result.
  • Too few features for free members. If they do not donate, they are unable to send messages or read messages on apps.
  • Members can view other member’s friend circle from their profile page. It is not good to reveal this privacy.
  • Members can hide their profiles from all other members. However, their profiles will be removed automatically if they have been hidden for 180 days. This is not a friendly feature.

Membership fee

Basic membership: FREE

Donor Membership

  • The 1-month donor membership starts at $12.00
  • 3-month donor membership starts at $30.00 ($10.00 per month only)
  • 6-month donor membership starts at $48.00 ($8.00 per month only)
  • 12-month donor membership starts at $72.00 (Special Offer: $6.00 per month only)

Payment methods include PayPal, Credit Card and Debit Card. You can also use E-check or Electronic Fund to transfer payments.

Features for free members

  • Instant kiss
  • Chatting room
  • Basic/detailed search
  • Two-way matchmaking
  • Create an account and upload photos for free
  • Upload videos in the profile
  • Block members and manage blocked lists
  • View online users
  • Find new users
  • Browse photo galleries
  • Check favorite members

Features for donor members

  • Initiate unlimited emails
  • Contact support via email
  • Show donor icon on the profile
  • Profile will be highlighted on search results
  • Browse other herpes members anonymously
  • More privacy settings
  • Create and join the group chat. It requires you to enable javascript in the browser.
  • Get chat mobile apps on ios or android devices
  • Show photos to favorite members only


Because of the nature of the website, Hmates has spent a lot of efforts to fight against spamming and scams. First of all, you need a valid email address to activate the registration process, then your profile will be reviewed manually in 24 hours. All features are not accessible until you complete your profile and get it approved. In some cases, you are required to verify your profile with administrators on the phone. Therefore, there are few scammers and fake profiles on Hmates. The majority of members here are living with herpes.


Hmates is an excellent herpes dating community with a safe and friendly environment for singles with HSV and HPV. We would highly recommend this site to you if you are from Australia in which country Hmates has a higher ranking. Members from this country are more likely to find a date or friends on this site.

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