Most people I know have smartphones. Whether you have an Android or iPhone, you can use it to save or make money. You won’t get rich, but these apps are definitely a great way to help make a little extra money or help save while you are shopping!
“Ibotta is a fun and easy way to earn real money just for buying your favorite products. You can earn $20 or more each time you use the app. Choose which offers you are going to buy. When you buy them, click a pic of your receipt and earn!
You will also be able to unlock rewards and bonus offers! Invite your friends and for a limited time, earn $5 for each referral that completes at least one offer!!!!
Checkout51 (iOS and Android)
“How Checkout 51 works
- Browse your offers and buy products at any store.
- Upload your receipt using Checkout 51.
- We’ll confirm your purchase and credit your account.
- When your account reaches $20, you can cash out and we’ll mail a check your way.”
Shopmium (iOS and Android)
Use code GYYGCUTN to get a free Lindt Chocolate Bar!
Very similar to Ibotta. Purchase one of the items on the list and get a rebate delivered to your PayPal account within days.
Receipt Hog (iOS and Android)
Take pictures of your grocery receipts, earn coins and redeem those coins for prizes!
Use code cdc7b894 to get a bonus 50 points!
Watch app and movie trailers to get points. You can let the app run as long as you want! Redeem points for gift cards or PayPal cash!
Live to Win (iOS)
USE CODE p9ahf to get 1000 Bonus Entries!
Check out this free app – there’s a $500 prize every day! Just answer questions, watch videos and check out apps for extra entries! Super easy!
Earn 3.25% Cash Back on ALL Amazon.com Purchases! Save Money and earn rewards when you Shop.
Receipt Pal (iOS)
Submit a photo of a receipt or an e-receipt to ReceiptPal. You’ll earn points that can be used towards great rewards like gift cards. Weekly sweepstakes give you a chance to win cash bonuses.
Ebates (Web and iOS)
Sign up with Ebates and you can earn cash back on your online purchases.
Smoopa (iOS, Amazon and Android)
Use code 2d1adc8fd3 to get $2!
Smoopa is a free shopping app where you can collect and share what you love. Join forces with fellow shoppers to shop smarter, together. When you contribute an in-store price for an item you like, you may receive a special offer. If you get an offer, purchase the item in the store and submit your claim. Upon confirmation, the amount will be added to your account balance and can be redeemed for money via PayPal or rebate check, gift cards from stores such as Amazon and Walmart, or donations to various charities.
gapNsnap, the mobile application, is taking a fresh approach to the dreaded Out of Stock.
Find an empty shelf at any retailer in the U.S., use gapNsnap to snap a photo & get rewarde
Everyone loves rewards, and now you can get rewarded simply by giving your opinion. Earn iTunes Gift Cards by taking quick and easy surveys with QuickThoughts.
Field Agent (iOS)
You can get paid for completing tasks (audits) like checking the status of a product, display or section of the shelf in local stores.
Easy Shift (iOS)
“Shifts are short assignments that involve filling out a survey. Surveys usually require that you answer questions and submit photographs about a certain product which we then award you both points and cash for. Location-based Shifts require you to be a specific location like a store. There are also Anywhere Shifts that you can complete anywhere and that we award points only for. The more points you have, the more Shifts you can reserve. Also, the more points you have, the faster your Shifts are approved and the sooner you’ll get paid.”
Mobee (Android and iOS)
Use code XMMM to get $3!
“Earn money and gift cards for giving reviews of local cafes and restaurants. Receive points for every review or “mission” completed! Our Rewards Center has a ton of gift cards from places like Starbucks, Amazon, iTunes, and Dunkin Donuts. We even have Paypal and charity donations.”
Use code “quickarm”
Share photos and earn points that you can redeem for iTunes Gift Cards, PayPal Cash, xBox Microsoft Points and any more!
Rewardable (Android and iOS)
Get paid while you shop. Snap a photo, answer questions and earn cash instantly.
Saving Star (Android and iOS)
“Providing exclusive eCoupons redeemable at over 24,000 grocery and drug stores throughout the country, SavingStar’s eCoupons are linked to your store loyalty cards and offer a more convenient and eco-friendly way to save on groceries than paper coupons. SavingStar automatically adds the value of each eCoupon redeemed into your SavingStar account.
SavingStar also offers an easy way to save on your online shopping. Through our cashback mall, you can save every time you shop at great sites like Groupon, Travelocity, Proflowers, LandsEnd.com, and hundreds of other online stores. You can save even more with SavingStar’s exclusive coupon codes.”
Shopkick (Android and iOS)
“Shopkick is the shopping app that helps you discover all the best products at stores near you. It shows you popular products and rewards waiting for you at stores like Target, Macy’s, Best Buy, Old Navy, American Eagle, JCPenney, Sports Authority and Crate & Barrel. And it rewards you with kicks (points) just for walking in the door. Get even more kicks when you scan items and make purchases. Redeem your points for gift cards at your favorite stores. Now you can do even more of what you love—shop.”
BambooWallet (Android and iOS)
Use code “AM1229469” to earn $0.25
“Bamboo Wallet is the companion app to JunoWallet and has unique and different offers to earn JunoCredits. You can use the same sign in for both apps and pool your JunoCredits to Go Shop in both apps for the gift cards of your choice.
JunoWallet is THE Social Mobile Marketing Rewards App that allows you to earn JunoCredits to spend on the gift cards of your choice and instantly receive and use them from your mobile device.
You can earn JunoCredits by:
• Playing Games
• Watching Videos
• Doing Surveys
• Making Calls
• Inviting Your Friends
• and many more!”
Viggle (Android and iOS)
“Viggle can automatically identify the show you’re watching. You get Viggle points for every show you watch. Redeem your Viggle points for real rewards or convert your points into charitable donations.”
Jingit (Android and iOS)
Check out Jingit! You watch videos and make money. For just $3, you can receive a Visa debit card to load your funds on to! There are no fees, as long as you add money at least once every 3 months! Even adding a penny counts!
Use code “amara32”
“When you’re out shopping, use CheckPoints in millions of stores to scan barcodes on products and earn points toward great prizes. When you’re anywhere else, check out the new “Easy Points” section for even more ways to earn points. Redeem your points for fabulous rewards like iTunes and Amazon.com gift cards, airline miles, cool gadgets like popular tablets and gaming systems, and even donations to charities!”
AppNana (Android and iOS)
Use code “a420652” to earn 2500 points
“Earn credits with apps and games you play. Get any paid app and game for free. Redeem Amazon, iTunes, Google Play and Xbox gift cards.”
IconZoomer (Android and iOS)
“Iconzoomer is a network where people show their lives through snapshots of consumer activities.
Members photograph aspects of their daily life that relate to specific assignments. In reward they earn credits for money, products or charity.”
Panel App (Android and iOS)
“The Panel App measures your location data and in exchange provides points that can be redeemed for rewards. To start using the app, you simply need to register with your email address and answer a few basic demographic questions. You will earn points every day that you have the app on your phone. You can also earn bonus points by answering survey questions (will be sent to you periodically), referring friends or linking social networking accounts. Once you’ve earned enough points, you can redeem for a prize by tapping the “Redeem” button underneath your points balance.”
Use code TAPAM17846 for $0.25
“You can earn ORO Coins by engaging with different brands(watching videos, installing apps and completing other offers). You can then use your ORO Coins to purchase different prizes at Tapporo Store.”
Gigwalk (Android and iOS)
Check out different gigs, complete the task (checking on a business or a display in a store) and get paid cash.
Scan and Earn (Android)
“Earn money by scanning food products. They require individuals to collect nutrition data from everyday food and drink products using their Android phones. You can scan products in your own kitchen cupboards/fridge/freezer, as well as parents, friends, neighbors etc, so you can do it anywhere as long as the product has a nutrition label and barcode.
You will earn 30 cents per full product scan, so for example, if you scan 45 products in one hour, you will earn the equivalent of $13.50 an hour.”
Feature Points (Android and iOS)
“Try apps and earn awesome rewards, including Amazon and iTunes gift cards, or an iPad mini.”
Free My Apps (Android and iOS)
“When you download and try our free sponsor apps, you will earn credits, and credits can be redeemed for gift cards. In other words, you can get real gift cards without spending a penny, and it really works!”
Surveys On the Go (Android and iOS)
“Surveys On The Go is a mobile market research tool that pays users for their opinions about various topics and issues. You can opt in to categories such as business, politics, entertainment, news, sports, media and technology. Once you reach US $10.00 you can cash out using your PayPal account. Occasionally, surveys will appear in your inbox without an alert, so check in from time to time.”
Scantopia (Android and iOS)
“Scantopia is the only app where you can win real cash just for scanning barcodes — all for free. Up to $40,000 in cash and prizes each and every month!”
Instant Rewards (iOS)
Make money by:
- watching videos
- opening accounts
- clicking on links
- making enquiries
- joining groups or websites
- completing surveys
- making purchases
- downloading software
- and much more!
Click on the magnifying glass to see what jobs are available in your area. You may be asked to answer a few questions, check the price of a particular product, or take a photo of a product in a store.
Mobile Rewards (iOS)
Make money by watching YouTube videos, signing up for free products and more.