In this video, you will learn about 10 apps that will make you money with PayPal for free. Plus, this blog post has a few bonus ones below.
There are many apps out there these days that help you make some extra money, but many of them make it hard to collect it.
A lot of these types of apps pay you in gift cards or store credit instead of actual cash that can be used anywhere for anything.
If you want to be able to make money from your smartphone and actually use it for just about any online purchase or even deposit it straight into your account, I'll show you lots of great choices.
It's a lot better to get paid via PayPal than a gift card you can only use in one place, right? Enjoy the post and let me know what you think in the comments below!
Here are some great apps that pay you with PayPal:
MNFST is an app that lets you post on social media as an influencer based on your social influence score.
This can allow people with smaller followings to start getting paid as influencers while still working their way up.
With Userlytics, you can get paid via PayPal to test websites and apps for their user-friendliness.
You can get paid anywhere between $5 and $90 per test. Plus, you only have to be 16 years old to start.
Before getting the app, sign up for Userlytics on their website here.
3. Receipt Hog
Receipt Hog is an app that pays you cash back to shop at grocery stores and other retailers. They also have slot games that pay you extra.
Ibotta is similar to Receipt Hog but maybe a little more popular.
With this app, you can scan receipts from grocery stores, retailers, hotel bookings, etc. and earn cash back.
They also have a referral program that pays the referrer $5 and $10 to the person referred.
You can get your free $10 by getting Ibotta here or using this referral code: hbabpjp.
5. Surveys On The Go
Surveys On The Go is an app that is pretty straight forward. You take surveys where you answer questions about entertainment, news, sports, technology and politics.
Many surveys will pay $1-$5 and some surveys pay $10 or even more.
6. App Trailers
If you like watching movie trailers and other videos while getting paid, try out App Trailers.
You simply get paid to watch short videos as well as to play little trivia games.
7. FeaturePoints (Full Review Here)
With FeaturePoints, you can earn money by:
- Downloading and trying out free apps.
- Watching videos.
- Taking surveys.
- Shopping online and earning cash back.
- Referring people. You earn 50% of whatever your referrals earn for life.
Plus, FeaturePoints pays you very quickly when you request a payment.
Usually they'll pay you via PayPal within a few hours.
There are also other options for cashing out other than PayPal as well.
You can choose to get paid via Bitcoin, gift cards, Google Play credit, etc.
Get FeaturePoints here to earn 50 free points, or use this referral code: E7KRRE.
CashPirate is somewhat similar to FeaturePoints because it also allows you to make money from downloading free apps, watching videos, doing surveys, and more.
They also have a referral program that pays you 10% of whatever you referrals earn.
Download CashPirate for Android here and use this code if you'd like to support this blog: VGEJHW.
9. BuzzBreak News
BuzzBreak News is an app that pays you a little extra money to read and watch the latest US news.
Get BuzzBreak News on Android here.
10. Field Agent
Field Agent is an app that pays you between $3 and $20 for each task you do, which can involve:
- trying new products for free
- giving feedback on products and stores
- expressing your opinions
- influencing how companies serve shoppers like you
11. Panel App
With the Panel App, you can earn money in the form of sweepstakes and prizes by keeping the app installed on your phone, so it can collect data for consumer studies.
They tend to care more about tracking your location than your activity on websites or apps though.
GiftPanda is made by the save developers as CashPirate.
With this app, you can get paid via PayPal or gift cards to:
- Play games
- Test websites and products
- Share your opinion by completing surveys
- Invite friends
With their referral program, you can earn 10% of your friend’s earnings
plus 5% of friends of your friends’ earnings. So, it has multiple levels.
You can get GiftPanda for Android here.
Apps removed from list:
- Viggle – It seems they made some changes that make the app much less appealing than it used to be.
- Slidejoy – Still a great app, but no longer provides PayPal as a payment option.
- Fronto – No longer in the Google Play Store.
- Quick Cash Rewards – Also no longer available.
Related: 12 Apps That Pay You to Do Nothing
*This was originally published 3/19/2018 and was updated 5/26/2020.