Ibotta makes shopping on your mobile device or computer easy and rewarding! No need to submit a receipt — simply follow the link between Ibotta and the online retailer. The app will calculate your cash back and add it to your Ibotta earnings.
Earn cash back on online shopping offers with the Ibotta app
Follow these steps to start earning cash back when you shop using your mobile device:
- In your app, tap Online Shopping on the home screen.
- Choose the retailer you want to shop.
- Review the online offer details section for pending periods, eligibility, and exclusions. You can view these by tapping on the "retailer icon."
- Tap the Shop button and Ibotta will take you straight to the retailer's website (or mobile app, if you have it downloaded).
- Complete your purchase without leaving the app. Once completed, you'll receive an update from Ibotta confirming your online purchase.
Earn cash back for online shopping offers with the Ibotta browser extension
If you don't already have the Ibotta browser extension, you can download it from the Chrome store. Then, to earn cash back when you shop using your desktop or laptop, follow these steps:
- Using your Chrome browser, visit a participating retailer. Find a list of current retailers here.
- Start shopping! The Ibotta browser extension will automatically pop up.
- Simply click Activate in the pop-up window, then shop as usual.
- Review the "exclusions and limitations" section in the pop-up window to ensure you receive cash back on your purchase.
- Complete your order. Once completed, your cash back with be automatically added to your Ibotta earnings.
Pro tip: Online offers often have bonuses available! Check the Earn More section of the Ibotta app to view any eligible bonuses you could qualify for.
A few tips for shopping with online retailers:
- For most online retailers, items placed in your shopping cart prior to launch are not eligible for cash back through Ibotta.
- If shopping from your computer, make sure your browser settings allow pop-ups and redirects from https://ibotta.com. This way, we can take you to the retailer's shopping site after you activate cash back from the web experience.
- If you leave a retailer's website before making your purchase, you will need to activate the offer again to earn cash back when you return. To ensure you're earning cashback, click the Ibotta icon in the top right corner of your browser menu.
Have additional questions? You can find more information about online shopping here.
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