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*HOT* Ibotta App Now Available on iPhone AND Android (+ New Users Get Free $5 Cash!)

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WooHoo! Here is some super exciting news for all you Android users! The Ibotta app (one of my personal favorite apps!) is now available on Android! That means all you Android users (and iPhone users!) can now earn cash when you purchase products at Rite Aid, CVS, Walgreens, Target, Walmart and 19 other retailers!

And if you have yet to download and use this Ibotta app, now is your chance to do so and snag $5 cash. To qualify for the FREE $5 cash, you must sign up for an Ibotta account by clicking through this link and then you must redeem at least one successful offer from the Ibotta Product Gallery by uploading a receipt and receiving cash on your Ibotta account. What a great way to earn some extra money!

To read more about how Ibotta works for both iPhone and Android users, click the link below “Read More / Post Your Comments”

Here’s how it works:

Head over here and download the Ibotta app for FREE (note that this app is currently only compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch – 3rd generation, iPod touch – 4th generation, iPod touch – 5th generation and iPad and does requires iOS 5.0 or later). Ibotta for Android users will be coming soon (you can head over here and click on the “Get on the List” link in the bottom left corner to be notified as soon as the Android version is available which will be no later than the end of this year!).

Before you head out to shop, browse through all the different offers. You’ll earn money by watching quick videos, viewing recipes, taking polls, posting to your Facebook Wall etc. AND then actually going to the store to purchase these specific items. Note that Ibotta works in every Rite Aid, CVS, Target, Walmart, Walgreens, and 17 other retailers in the United States and has plans to expand to even more retailers in the near future. The awesome part for all of us couponers, is that in addition to getting cash back on your purchases, you can also use manufacturer’s coupons to lower your out of pocket expense.

Be sure to check out the product detail page on the app itself in order to view the offer’s expiration date. Offers can sell out, so it’s important to redeem them before they’re gone!

After you make your in-store purchases, you’ll just need to upload your receipt via the Ibotta app. Ibotta will then verify your purchases and determine whether credit should be added to your account within 24 hours. In many cases, you will receive word from Ibotta in under 1 hour. It is super simple to upload your photo and money was added to my account within an hour. Very cool!

Once you’ve reached at least $5 in earnings, Ibotta lets you transfer your earnings directly to your PayPal account. Choose Withdraw Cash from the main menu of the app, then select Get My Cash to link Ibotta to your PayPal account. How awesome is that?!

If you’d rather opt to donate your earnings to your favorite school, you can make a donation to any school in America as soon as you’ve earned $1 with Ibotta. Just choose Withdraw Cash from the main menu of the app, then select Donate to Schools. Ibotta can use your current location to find nearby schools, or you can type in any zip code and pull up a list of schools in that area.

Be sure to tell Ibotta which offers you like and dislike by tapping the image of any product and choosing either thumbs-up or thumbs-down. Over time the app learns what kinds of products you prefer and offers them accordingly.

Also note that there is no limit on the number of offers you can redeem. Once you have successfully redeemed an offer, Ibotta immediately restocks your shelf with a new offer. The more offers you redeem, the more new offers you will see, and the more money you can earn.

Join The Discussion

Comments 116

  1. Anna @ Real Ways to Earn

    Just dropping my link here … Thank you in advance for becoming one of my referrals! You’re going to love Ibotta –

  2. chris

    Hello, is this $5 deal still on? Do I have to use someones link before I download the app???

    • Jun

      Chris,you can use my referral at or anyone else. Thanks for anyone who wants to be my referrals 🙂

      • chris

        Jun thanks, can you tell me though how to do that? I’m on the puter now ,do I wanna click on your link to sign up and then get the app on my phone , or what’s the order in which to do it?

    • Camille

      Ibotta is an app on your phone. You can’t do much with it on the computer unfortunately. Currently the bonus for a new member is $2. They just changed things. Just use someone’s referral and you will get the offer. I’d love if someone used mine. Thanks! I saved $163 last year and I didn’t do it the whole year so I totally recommend it!

  3. lisa

    That is very rude to ask people to use your own personal links. This is Collin’s website and she just asked you all to use hers.

    • jessica

      I was thinking the same thing lol

    • connie

      I agree she gives us all so many great deals we should help her

  4. chris

    please explain how to….do you load the app firt then put in the referral code???

  5. Shannon P.

    I am new to Ibotta and was wondering how I get the DiGiorno offer? It is not currently listed under my offers. Thank you for your help!

  6. donna

    how come when I download the amount is lower than what you are saying. Did I miss something?

  7. Andrea

    Can Ibotta be used on an iPad or just for phones?

  8. Tiffany

    Is it better to sign up through your email or facebook? And I agree it is rude to share your link here. She took the time to write the review. She should get the credit!

  9. Samantha

    I tried to download ur app & it won’t let me do it and I’ve got a Android phone

  10. ilja

    If we want it to can we get cash ?

    • Jun

      Ilja, you can cash out thru paypal.

      If you need to sign up for the Ibotta, please use my referral link to get extra $10 Share The Love Bonus :
      Thank you

      • Mary

        Jun, I just signed up under your link. Hope you receive the referral bonus. Any other hip2savers wanna share the love, sign up here

        • Jun

          Thanks Mary

  11. Brandi

    Which specific android tablets can be used?

  12. brandi t

    Can anyone give me an idea on what type of android tablet ibotta will work on. Its not compatible with my trio stealth tablet

  13. rebekah

    Is there an ibotta app that will work with android phones yet?

    • Shop Now

      Did you read Collin’s post? ↑

  14. denise

    I use this app all the time

  15. Julie

    Will ibotta ever be available for windows phones?

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