New to Ibotta? Get answers to common questions & start earning cash back on the things you buy every day.
Q: Do I need to pay to download the app?
A: Nope, it’s free
The Ibotta app is free to download on both iOS and Android. Once you’ve download the free app, simply create an account, select your favorite stores & Ibotta will start recommending offers you’re interested in.
Q: Does Ibotta only work at a few locations?
A: No, it works at 1000’s
You can use Ibotta at over 500,000 in-store retailers nationwide. We also partner with the most popular mobile apps and online retailers, so no matter what you’re shopping for you can earn cash back.
Q: Does Ibotta only work on in-store offers?
A: No, you can earn cash for shopping online
Ibotta has over 50 online offers you can redeem at any time, as many times as you want! Simply visit the Mobile Shopping section of the app to browse offers on top apps & websites like Groupon, Uber, Overstock, Poshmark, and many more!
Q: Can I earn money referring friends to Ibotta?
A: Yes, $5.00 per friend
Yes, you’ll earn $5.00 for every friend you successfully refer to Ibotta. To earn referral credit for inviting a friend, make sure they sign up on their own device and redeem a qualifying offer. This will give them a $10 Welcome Bonus while rewarding you with $5.00 straight to your account. Learn More
Q: Does Ibotta take forever to give you money?
A: No, Ibotta credits your account within 24 hours
While some of our Mobile Shopping offers have longer pending periods, most offers you redeem will credit your account within 24 hours or less. For example, if you’re shopping at Walmart, simply add the offers beforehand, go shopping and scan the QR code on the bottom of the receipt. You’ll receive a notification once your account is credited!
Q: Does Ibotta give you real money?
A: Yes, and you can cash out several ways
Once you’ve earned $20 or more with Ibotta, you’re able to cash out your earnings via PayPal, Venmo, or with over 20 of the most popular gift cards. To date, Ibotta has given users over $250,000,000 since 2012. Talk about some serious money!Share