This App Makes Your Phone Addiction Pay off — Literally
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Sometimes, at night, I catch myself in this weird daze.
I’m tired. I need to sleep. I should roll off the couch and shuffle to my bed. But I can’t.
I’m scrolling through Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. To be honest, I couldn’t tell you anything I scrolled past last night.
The only reason I’m admitting this sad, sad truth is I think other folks can relate. An hour passes, and you’re left wondering what the heck just happened.
Let’s be real: Bad bedtime habits are hard to break, so you might as well make some money instead of totally waste your time.
Download AppKarma, a free rewards app that lets you earn cash and gift cards when you try out gaming apps and watch videos.
How AppKarma Pays You for Scrolling Through Your Phone
Android users can download the AppKarma app directly through the Google Play Store.
iPhone users: AppKarma is not in the app store, but you can use AppKarma from your mobile browser. Click on the link from your iOS device to access the AppKarma web app. Complete the first offer (and earn 100 points!) to get started.
Bonus: Penny Hoarders will get 500 extra points when you sign up, plus you’ll get an email shortly after signing up with a special promo code worth another 750 bonus points.
Here’s how the app works:
Once you download and sign up for the app, open it and start playing to earn rewards.
To earn your first Karma Points, browse through a list of games and other apps. You’ll earn points for each required task you complete.
If you’re an Android user, you can also earn rewards just for playing with the apps you download each day.
As you play, you’ll explore other AppKarma features, such as achievement badges, level-ups and bonuses for even more points. Pro tip: Take a peek at the notifications section, where you’ll find promo codes and even more earning opportunities.
You can exchange your Karma Points for gift cards to Amazon, PayPal, iTunes, Target, Starbucks and Walmart, among other retailers. You’ll get your cards right in the My Rewards section of the app, so you don’t have to wait for a physical card to come in the mail.
When you redeem your points for gift cards, you’ll earn a 5% rebate — so you’ll never be without points.
Carson Kohler ([email protected]) is a staff writer at The Penny Hoarder.