How to Redeem Offers & Scan Receipts on Ibotta

Are you trying to find out how to redeem Ibotta money or how to scan a receipt on Ibotta?

No worries, we’ve got you!

We’ll dig into both topics and more in this guide to redeeming offers on Ibotta.

Ibotta is a free mobile app that lets you earn cashback on your purchases.

You can redeem offers and scan receipts in the Ibotta app to get paid for the things you buy every day, like groceries or gas.

The best part?

It’s all FREE! 

Since everyone needs to eat and fill up their car with gas from time to time, this guide will help you learn how to use Ibotta so that you can start earning money right away on items you’re already buying.

First, we’ll explain how to redeem offers on Ibotta and then we’ll walk you through scanning receipts on Ibotta to earn money on those items.

Let’s dive in!

How to Redeem Ibotta Offers

Ibotta is a grocery savings app that allows you to earn cashback when purchasing groceries.

How to Redeem Ibotta Offers

How does it work?

You first download the Ibotta app and then scan your receipt from any store for purchases made with your registered card.

When scanning, an offer will either be accepted or rejected.

If the offer is accepted?

You’ll receive cashback in real-time!

All offers are based on specific items or brands so make sure to take a look at what’s available before heading out the door.

And to redeem Ibotta offers?

Tap ‘Redeem’ at the bottom of the app to claim your cashback. Simply upload your receipt and choose which offers you’d like to redeem. Once everything appears OK, hit Send. That’s all there is to it!

And with the browser extension?

Simply click “Add” for a receipt and enter in your promo code (if applicable).

You can even redeem offers when there are multiples pretty simply. [1]

You can also redeem an Amazon code through the browser extension.

Oooh yes!


  1. You must first click “Add” next to the receipt in your account and then enter your email address
  2. You will be sent an Amazon gift card that you can apply towards any purchase

You can also redeem an offer through the browser extension.

This is super convenient and just a few clicks.

Here are the steps:

  1. You must first click “Add” next to the receipt in your account and then enter your email address
  2. Click on an item and you’ll see a “Redeem” button
  3. Click “Redeem” to earn cash back

Easy peasy, all done 🙂

You can also redeem grocery offers through the browser extension.

How does that work?

Here goes:

  1. Click on an offer you like and then click “Add”. You should see a screen that says “I have a Walmart receipt, how do I proceed?”.
  2. Click “Continue” and it will take you to your receipts list where you can find the receipt you are looking for.
  3. You should see an option to redeem the offer under “Earnings”.

How To Redeem An Ibotta Gift Card

Ibotta is currently testing out its gift card feature.

How does it work?

Here’s how:

  1. You first find an offer you like and then click “Redeem” on that offer (you can also use the browser extension)
  2. Choose the option to redeem the offer using a gift card code
  3. Enter your Ibotta gift card code (if applicable) and click “Redeem”
  4. You will then see the cash back at the bottom of your screen

And a little tip?

Make sure to not cancel or close out the offer screen after redeeming your Ibotta gift card as you may be charged a cancellation fee!

How to Redeem Ibotta Money

So, once you have your cashback stacked and want to redeem your Ibotta money, what to do?

This is easy!

Here’s how to do it:

  1. Visit the ‘Account’ section of the Ibotta app & select the “Withdraw Cash” option
  2. Next, link your PayPal or Venmo account with your Ibotta account
  3. Finally, enter the dollar amount that you would like to transfer to your PayPal or Venmo account and select “Transfer Cash”

All done!

How To Use Ibotta With Walmart Grocery Pickup

Ibotta is an app that lets you earn cashback on purchases at stores near you.

How To Use Ibotta With Walmart Grocery Pickup

Walmart grocery pickup is a service where customers can order groceries online and pick them up in-store.

The epitome of convenience.

Ibotta offers users the opportunity to save more with these two options by applying their discounts together. 

I’ll show you how it’s done!

Open the Ibotta app, choose “Grocery Pickup & Delivery,” then “Walmart Pickup & Delivery,” and press the plus sign next to any deal you wish to utilize.

Note: Only rebates supplied through the Walmart Pickup & Delivery section will apply to your pick-up order, meaning in-store Walmart.

How to Link Your Account to Use Walmart Grocery Pickup with Ibotta

You want to use Ibotta and Walmart Grocery Pickup together, right?

How do you link them together?

It’s simple, thankfully 🙂

To use Ibotta for Walmart Pickup, open the Walmart Grocery item in the Ibotta app. Click Link Walmart Account after you’ve arrived at Walmart Grocery in the Shopping category. You can now start browsing hundreds of offers available at Walmart Grocery and add them to your account.

It’s as easy as that, and you’re good to go!

Have issues with linking them together?

Check out the helpful forum at the Ibotta Saver Community for guidance & advice. [2]

How to Scan Receipts 

Ibotta is an app that allows you to earn money back for the groceries that you buy.

How does it work?

How to Scan Receipts

You use their grocery store finder to select your store, then scan all of your receipts with the Ibotta app or extension.

Once scanned, the offers will be redeemed automatically and deposited into your account!

Now if only there was a way to make sure we never miss any receipts, right?

Upload Your Receipt and Get Cash Back

You can redeem any money back through ‘Redeem’ at the bottom of the app.

It’s easy!

Just upload your receipt and confirm the offers you wish to redeem.

You will get your money back within 72 hours of receiving the receipt in writing.

Most of the time, it’s quicker.

Make sure all receipts are photographed including the name of the store date, each item, the total, and the payment details.

You can also view your current cash balance, your bonus, and account details in the Account section of the app.

Don’t Want to Miss Cash Back for an In-store Offer?

Tap upon the offer you want to redeem and view the Offer Details and retailer availability.

Should retailer information match the offer then tap on the “Check product bar code” button in product data to scan the barcode of this product.

Once the barcode is successfully scanned, you’ll receive a confirmation message.

Afterward, tap on “Done” to track your offer progress.

To Redeem Offers & Scan Receipts on Ibotta, Follow These Steps:

  1. Turn your device’s Bluetooth on.
  2. Open the ibotta app or extension.
  3. Go to the offers page.
  4. If you didn’t make a purchase with your selected store at checkout, you can add an offer to your receipt by clicking ‘Get This Offer!’ Scan your offer and then scan the receipt.
  5. Once scanned, the offers will be redeemed automatically and deposited into your account! How cool is that?

Tips For Using Ibotta And Saving Money At The Same Time

Use Ibotta to shop at stores you normally wouldn’t buy groceries from, such as Big Lots or Family Dollar.

In those stores, there aren’t any coupons available so you’d be using Ibotta as a replacement for those savings!

Another tip?

Stack your apps!

If you’re already scanning your receipt for Ibotta, you can take an extra 10-20 seconds to upload it to another app (or more) and double-dip on discounts and cashback!

Fetch Rewards accepts all of your receipts and is one of our faves 🙂

There are others as well, of course.

Keep in mind you don’t have to be exclusive, you can use multiple apps to really maximize your earnings from store purchases and even online shopping as well.

Bottom Line

Ibotta is a great way to save money on groceries, but it can be difficult to keep track of all the offers you have available.

How are you supposed to remember which ones are for what store and how much they were worth?

Thankfully there’s an easy solution: use your phone or computer browser extension!

Scanning receipts with Ibotta will automatically redeem any offers associated with those items and deposit them directly into your account. 

This way, when it comes time to check out at Walmart grocery pickup (or another store), all you’ll need is the app installed on your device – no more lost paper coupons!

And if that wasn’t enough, we’ve got some tips straight from our team of experts about how you can make sure you’re taking full advantage of Ibotta.

FAQs on Redeem Offers & Scan Receipts on Ibotta

How do you redeem multiple offers with Ibotta?

Yep, it’s easy! Just enter your promo code for each offer you’d like to redeem. If the offer is eligible, it will automatically be connected to what you spent at checkout!

Helpful Resources

  1. Redeeming Offers with Multiples
  2. Issues with Linking Walmart Account

James Allen is a Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI), financial advisor, and Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

He created BillPin to give people the financial tools they need to make more informed financial decisions.

After listening to his mother tell stories about her frugal upbringing and his own experiences working as a financial advisor for almost two decades, James is on a mission to help people change their relationship with money.

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