These iPhone Apps will Earn Money back While You Shopping.

Last Updated: January 26, 2016

No more searching around for offers, coupons, discount codes and flipping through massive coupon booklets to find deals. Smartphones changed the way of couponing and money saving while you do shopping. These iOS apps provide the smart way to say goodbye to printing, online clipping or spending time to dig into right coupons while you are on shopping.

When you use these apps, you are not locked with any particular shop or manufacturer. You can purchase the products like apparels, cosmetics, electronics and more on offer at any grocery stores, supermarkets, department stores etc.

These iOS apps give you the flexibility to choose the brands you want from your favorite stores with any brand rebates and deals. Once you buy the rebated products from any store, scan the receipt with your Smartphone app.

These apps analyze and find out the deals of the products you brought and put back the product rebate/discount money in to your account. Once this money reaches the threshold amount they will send this money to your bank / Paypal or pay in the form of gift cards.


Ibotta is a free app that pays you cash for everyday purchases. Ibotta has exclusive rebates at various grocery stores and retailers. Through Ibotta app, you can browse wide range of categories and brands including grocery, apparel, beauty & wellness, electronics, alcohol and many more.

ibottaThis is how Ibotta works, before you shop, unlock cash back offers, buy featured products at your favorite stores and retailers, submit a receipt or link a loyalty card and get cash back on your shopped items. Ibotta utilizes iBeacons and background location to show you better rebates and in-store offers. You can customize these notifications in the settings.

Walmart App: Savings Catcher

This Walmart Savings Catcher app saves you time and money online and at your local Walmart for shopping millions of items at unbeatable prices.

Walmart AppThis app can use to make a list for yourself or someone else, share your list on social media. Once you finish your purchase from Walmart, scan your recipet with this saving catcher app. Savings Catcher compares prices on your eligible purchases with any lower prices in your area and give you any difference in price on an eGift card.


SavingStar is the smart and simple way to save. Earn cash back on your groceries with exclusive freebies, healthy offers and big savings on favorite brands.

SavingStarSavingStar offers can be worth $5 or more and you can save 20% on fresh produce and also get freebies such as pasta, candy bars, tuna fish, sugar, baking soda, and more. Finally, you can cash out to your bank or PayPal account, to various gift cards, or to a charity.

Checkout 51

Checkout 51 app let you earn cash back when you buy your favorite brands. All you need to do is Install the app, browse the offers that are updated every Thursday, buy the products from any store, take a photo of your receipt to redeem your offer and earn cash back. Checkout 51They will mail you the check once your account reaches $20 in savings.

Snap by Groupon

Snap by Groupon gives you cash back on everyday grocery purchases – no matter where you shop. Snap app offers work at any store, and you never have to hassle with clipping or redeeming paper coupons. Snap by GrouponOnly steps you need to do is download the app, browse the offers from the app before shop, purchase promoted products at any store and snap a photo of your receipt and get cash in your account.


Shopium offer discounts on all kinds of products and new offers are introduced each week. You can try the great products at reduced prices. Simply buy, take a picture of your receipt, rebates are processed within the app in just 2 clicks and get your cash back. You can get your cash back directly to your PayPal or bank account.


BerryCart offers coupons, deals, and discounts on healthy foods in the form of cash back rebates. When you read a fact, rate a product, or take a 1-question survey, you unlock a cashback discount that you can redeem after buying the product. It’s like a rebate, but without all the paperwork and hassles. The BerryCart map even tells you where the closest stores are that carry each product.

Go shopping, snap a picture of your receipt, and earn cash back rewards. Take your money out with a Paypal account or we’ll send you a gift card are various retailers including Target, Starbucks, Home Depot, and more.


CartSmart offers cash rebates (not points) for your participating grocery purchases. Simply purchase items participating in “SmartDeals”, take a photo of your receipt in the app, and collect your cash back. No waiting to collect a $20 minimum in CartSmart™ when you redeem your rebate via your PayPal account.

CartSmart is also is designed as a shopping list help you to organize your grocery trip and save time in store. This app let you collect cash rebates by submitting a photo of your receipt as proof of purchase for participating items. New deals are offered each week and last all week long that offer you enough time to submit your receipt before expiry.

Most of these apps are utilizing your phone GPS sensors in the background to locate deals on your local shops. Few of these smart apps use iBeacons and background location to show you better rebates and in-store offers.

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