Online statuses & profile states (dots)

Online statuses & profile states (dots)

Online status is determined based on when a profile was last active (exchanging messages, browsing profiles, etc.)


Online Statuses

Online (green dot) – Active within the last 2 hours

Recently Online (orange dot) – Active 2-24 hours ago

Inactive (gray dot) – Active more than 24 hours ago on iOS

Offline (no dot) – The member has manually taken their profile offline (Settings > Go Offline)


Profile States

In addition to online status, there are three different profile states that may appear within an online status indicator:

New Member (leaf icon) – The user has joined SCRUFF within the last 2 weeks

Traveling (airplane icon) – The user is currently traveling and is not a native of the current city

Recently Online (clock icon in contrast mode) – The user was active 2-24 hours ago


Offline profiles

Offline profiles can browse the mains grids; however, all chat, woof, and album unlock functions are disabled. You must go back online to interact with a profile.

When a member takes their profile offline:

Follow the steps below to switch between Offline and Online modes.


Go offline / online

Go Offline

  1. Launch SCRUFF
  2. Go to Settings
  3. Tap Go Offline then confirm

Go Online

  1. Launch SCRUFF
  2. Tap Settings
  3. Tap Go Online then confirm



  • If you have favorited a profile that is offline, it will be visible in your Favorites grid
  • If you have unread or recently read messages from an offline profile, it will be visible in your Messages grid 


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