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*HOT* FREE $2 Target In-Store Gift Card (for iPhone or Android Users)

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Yeah! Shopkick, a FREE Android and iPhone app that gives you access to exclusive deals to stores like Best Buy, Target, Macy’s & Toys ‘R Us, is currently offering up a FREE $2 in-store Target gift card (will automatically be added to your Shopkick Account)! Here’s how to get in on this *HOT* offer…

* Download the FREE Target App on your Android device or iPhone
* Once downloaded, click on the Feature button towards the bottom (like the pic below)

* Now scroll down and you should come across a $2 Target gift card offer, valid through 2/9/2013 (via the Shopkick app)! Just click on the “Get it Now” blue link…

* After doing so,  a new link will open and you will need to state whether you have a Shopkick account or not. If not, make sure to download the FREE Shopkick app first here.

* You will then be asked to submit the phone number that is linked to your Shopkick account. Finally this great gift card offer will be added to the “My Stuff” section of your Shopkick app. You will score your FREE $2 Target gift card on your next Walk-in to Target.

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(Thanks, Tim!)

Not familiar with Shopkick?

(Read all about it by clicking the link below “Read More / Post Your Comments”.)

is a FREE location-based shopping app that gives you rewards and offers simply for walking into stores, for scanning products, and for signing up friends. Once you are a Shopkick user, you can collect kickbucks and bonuses at millions of stores and restaurants in America by doing the following…

Checking in: You can collect kickbucks for checking in to stores and restaurants across the country.

Walking in: Collect kickbucks just for WALKING INTO Old Navy, Best Buy, Crate & Barrel, Macy’s, American Eagle, Sports Authority, Target, Wet Seal and more. Plus, you’ll get exclusive shopkick deals at those stores that will save you big bucks, and give you kickbucks.

Scanning: Collect kickbucks by scanning products with your phone at 250,000 different stores in America.

You can then redeem your kickbucks for rewards like iTunes gift cards, restaurant vouchers, Best Buy/Target/Macy’s/American Eagle/Sports Authority gift cards, Facebook Credits, movie tickets, True Religion jeans, a Coach handbag, or a 3D 55” Sony Bravia HDTV. You can even donate your kickbucks to 30 different causes!

If you are currently a Shopkick user, let us know what you think of this app!

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  • Alea says:


  • Sarah says:

    Awesome! Thank you so much! I liked Shopkick better before they started using the lookbooks, but I really was able to get so much free stuff from them last year that I am not going to complain to much!

  • Catie says:

    I really wnjoy shoplift so far! I have been using it just about a month! Would love it if anyone would like to sign up using my link!

  • MEGAN says:

    thanks! it will come in handy at the 70% off toy clearance coming up hopefully soon!

  • Amanda says:

    This is not a new $2 reward if you already redeemed a $2 reward directly through Shopkuck about a week or two ago. I was not able to get another $2 reward to Target.

  • Sheila says:

    I’m so confused. I can never find anything on Shopkick, and it never looks like anything that Collin posts. All I can see are the lookbooks. I can’t find the “featured” tab, or the page that Collin shows on the screenshot. Can anyone help me out? Thanks!

    • Ashley says:

      you need to download the Target app to get the shopkick giftcard.

      • sstsau says:

        Yes, I just realized I missed that! SMH! I’m too tired, lol! Thanks though!

        Still, I find that I have a lot of trouble with the Shopkick App in general. In the past, I haven’t been able to find things that Collin posts about. And my GPS never seems to work when I try to use it in store. I wonder if it is the App’s problem, or my phone’s?

    • mb says:

      the featured tab is on the target app
      i got a sorry u already redemmed message i got the one cpl weeks ago guess thats y

      • sstsau says:

        Yes, I just realized I missed that! Sorry, I guess I’m a little too tired right now, lol! I appreciate your replies, though!

        Still, I seem to have problems with the Shopkick App in general. A lot of times I can’t find things that Collin posts about, and it doesn’t seem to work when I try and use it in store. I don’t know if it’s a problem with the App, or maybe it’s my phone?

        • Katy says:

          When I tried to use the last $2 Target gift card, the locator on the app had me like 5 miles down the road even though I was in the store. It wasn’t until I was checking out and about to give the cashier my money that it finally figured out I was at Target. Better late than never I guess :P

  • Izabela says:

    I have this direct link
    but I guess I have different menu than you Collin…

  • Yvonne Bush says:

    I dont see the $2 target thing

  • Luis M says:

    Hey guys!

    Would you mind using my link if you register for a ShopKick account?

  • Katyln says:

    I have both apps and do not see the $2 gift card. Am I doing something wrong?

  • Izabela says:

    Ok. It worked! Thank you ! I did not know that you also have to download Target App for iPhone..then open it and click on featured tab, and scroll down, click on the $2 target gift card and follow the prompts..Thank ya!

  • Ashley says:

    How do you use the gift card to show up? It shows on my My Stuff page but when I click on the target icon it just says to use it within 29 days or remove it.

  • Christine says:

    How do you redeem it at Target once it’s added?

    • Megan says:

      You have to complete a walk in at Target then it will be in “My Stuff.” You have to open the giftcard and show it to the cashier and they’ll scan it for you.

  • Brenda says:

    Got it yay!!! Thanks

  • Molly says:

    Would I b able to get it if my iPhone only works with wifi, I have no cell phone service?

  • Beth says:

    It would be awesome if someone would use my Shopkick link to sign-up. Thanks!!!

  • Andria says:

    Got mine!
    You use it by opening up the app > my stuff > rap on the flashing target card. The cashier will scan it! :)

  • Tim Fisher says:

    You’re very welcome! :D

  • Leigh says:

    I LOVE shopkick! Please use my link if you’re going to sign up:

  • Carolyn says:

    Thanks so much!! I also forgot that I have another $2 Target GC on my Shopkick stuff… maybe I’ll treat my girls and me to lunch some day soon for less :)

  • shanshan says:

    Hi All! I’m curious how much extra money are you guys saving per month due to the use of apps on a smart phone while shopping at Target, Walmart, Walgreens plus CVS? If I upgrade from non-smart to a smart phone it’ll cost me $20 extra per month. TIA!

    • ketsy says:

      I did some semi math on this. If you are an addict of special things, Target, Starbucks, etc. you’ll get your money’s worth maybe but not more than $20 unless you have no life lol and go on the shopping sprees. Shopkick and Ibotta help but theres the one where you check out products at store and scan them than makes you money. I can’t due it because 3 kids under 6 in tow at the grocery just doesn’t make it worth it to me. I don’t think it will cover your bill. lol However, I did get a tablet which works best for me because I can do most of the fun money making things she posts and also print from it with a wireless printer which gets me double the hot coupons. Save up for a tablet, well worth it and will pay for itself. HTH

      • ketsy says:

        Sorry, apparently shopkick is the app to scan and get as well. I deleted mine for lack of use and downloading it again just to get this 2 bucks. lol

    • Laura says:

      I have shopkick and Ibotta. I know a lot of people like viggle but I don’t have TV and you need TV to do that. I’ve only had ibotta for a few weeks since it just became available on android. Shopkick is my favorite because I regularly visit Target and Target is one of their main stores. I visit Target a few times a week and try to get as many scans as I can. There are a limit to how many scans you can do however. You can also do scans at Walmart and some other stores. With ibotta, there just aren’t that many products in the list that I buy regularly. I’ve purchased a few things just to get the ibotta money, however. I’d say that I probably get about $20 from all my apps. If it only costs you $20 and you’ve been wanting some of the other features of having a smart phone, then I’d do it, but if you’re only going to get one for the apps, it may not be worth the amount of time it takes. It really depends on how often you shop, where you shop, etc.

    • Holly says:

      I upgraded to a smart phone about 6 months ago and it has totally been worth the $20 a month. Comes in handy when I stop somewhere I wasn’t planning on and can pull up coupons online to use (e.g. Michaels, Hobby Lobby) in addition to the ibotta, groupon, and shopkick apps. Probably come close to breaking even every month with what I save, but I also like having the smartphone for other functions too.

  • Zaza says:

    Whenever I try to use shopkick, i cannot get the walkin points. I don’t know why? Do I have to delete and download again??

    • Laura says:

      My target is very specific on where I stand in the store. I have to get it right as I walk in, right up by the carts, not anywhere else in the store. Scans will work fine everywhere else, but the initial walk in points as to be by the carts, by the first produce stand, or by the front display where they put all the sale items. The first aisles are too far away and the checkout is too far away.

  • Sapphire Blu says:

    How do we collect Kicks by scanning? Do we scan everything or specific items? How do we know what to scan? I have a bar code scanner app, is this what we use?

    Thanks in advance :)

  • Sharon says:

    Does Shopkick work with wifi only now? I downloaded it some time ago, but it wouldn’t work on my wifi-only tablet.

  • Gail says:

    if you redeemed the other one Collin posted about earlier this year you can’t also get this one. :( BUT i thank you for posting this and cool that so many other people are getting it now. :)

  • Michele says:

    These $2 GC never work in the store. The computer never recognizes the codes. But if I order something online, then I can enter the code for the GC and it works. I just tried having the cashier scan my phone last night and got nothing but errors. I’ll have to wait until I need to order something.

  • Lynn says:

    OK, so I did all the steps. But my $2 is not showing up in My Stuff?! Sorry I’m a newbie…

  • Jennifer says:

    If you don’t want to download the target app, you can go through this link and have the GC sent to shopkick.

  • angie says:

    Would be great if someone used my link!
    Thanks in advance

  • Kathy says:

    I already have the Target app on my iPhone. I don’t see the Shopkick link. Did anyone else have this problem? Is this only for new people downloading theTarget app?

  • cheryl says:

    hmmm – says ‘Uh Oh! You’ve already redeemed this gift!’ = How is that possible, I just downloaded the Target app this morning? Oh well – love Shopkick anyways :)

  • michelle says:

    Okay…I need a little bit of help from someone. I’ve scrolled through all of the comments above…but I’m new to shopkick and need some tips. So do I really go through the store and just scan stuff that I’m not buying and I earn points?

    And is that the only way we earn rewards (besides walking in a store and activating shopkick)? I just want to make sure I do this right…want to get the best deals with this new app :)

    Thanks in advance!!

  • Leslie says:

    I am new to this and would greatly appreciate someone’s help. I just went to target for the toothbrush deal and did the shopkick thing. It says I have a gift from target on shopkick, under the little gift badge, but I can’t click the tag thing. How do I actually get access to the gift card? So lost!!! Thank you in advance for your help :-)

  • Momoffive says:

    You have to go to the person icon on the upper left, and it will take you to a screen with a few options. Hit the “my stuff” tab and you’ll see a bonus board and any gift cards you have. Hit the gift card and it will pull up a scannable UPC that you show to the cashier. Hope that helps!

  • gita says:

    i wud be thankful if someone uses my link
    thank u

  • Kay says:

    Help! I have a shopkick app and a target app on my phone. However, when I went to the target app and tried to get the 2 dollars added to my shopkick account (after typing in my phone number) it stated that I didn’t have a shopkick account. What do I do?

  • Jeff Walker says:

    Got it! Found it yesterday while cruising the website of Target.

  • mira says:

    Omg thanks collin. I loveee to use the two dollar gift carda on the dollar section at target

  • naomi says:

    i got a tablet for christmas

  • Sara says:

    Thanks! It worked for me! and I got the $2 gc a couple weeks ago, too. Good directions, Collin! Thanks!

  • Sara says:

    just kidding- it finally popped up and said I already claim this offer. Oh, well. Thanks all the same! $2 is TWO BUCKS!

  • Nicole says:

    My app never picks up that I’m in a Target so I never get walk in kicks and the gc won’t work if it doesn’t read the walk in :-(

  • Christy says:

    If your store doesn’t recognize you for walk in kicks then let the manager know. Shopkicks sends the store a transmitter to install at the front that sends the signal to your phone. If theirs isn’t working or isn’t installed then the store needs to get it taken care of and if enough people complain maybe they will. My brother works at best buy and theirs wasn’t working. After I nagged him enough he spent a day getting it back up and working :D

  • Destinee says:

    This is the 3rd time Shopkick has done this to me. I followed the steps and now its saying I already redeemed the offer…and the gift card isnt coming up in “my gifts”. I am soooo done with this app!!

  • Shannon says:

    I downloaded it today. After having a hard time even getting it to recognize me in the store, I couldn’t get the $2 gift card to load. I had the app open as soon as I walked in the store, it logged me in and gave me my kicks. Then…I went around and scanned a few things from the list. But, when I got to the checkout and pulled up the $2 gift card, it just kept saying to walk into a Target within the next 29 days. How do I get the scannable bar code to come up? I was already inside the store and the app had already been open, so…any advice would be greatly appreciated!! :) Thanks!

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