Last Updated on September 23, 2023
With Ibotta, you can now shop easily on a budget at Walmart. So, this article explains how to use Ibotta at Walmart after both companies partnered to offer cash back on your mobile orders.
This partnership means you can have access to hundreds of cash rebates on many products as a Walmart customer. It also gives a new dimension to the retailer’s Every Day Low Price promise.
It is time to make money from Walmart rebates through Ibotta and you will learn all you need to know here.
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How does Ibotta and Walmart cash back partnership work?
As you already know, Walmart allows you to shop thousands of products, refill your prescriptions and search for items going on sale.
With the Ibotta app, you can get cash back on your mobile order all the time, thanks to the partnership with Walmart.
Below are the steps these apps partnerships work:
Open Ibotta account
You have to create an account with Ibotta.
Find Walmart rebate
Your next step is to locate an available Walmart rebate. Use the search bar from your Ibotta app to find available Walmart rebates. You can also visit the Mobile Shopping category under the Find Rebates section of the navigation bar.
When you find an available Walmart rebate, click the ‘Shop’ button, Ibotta will automatically redirect you to the Walmart app.
From your Walmart app, find the products with rebates and complete your order. When the order is successful, you will get a notification about your pending earnings.
Above is exactly how Ibotta and Walmart partnership works via the apps to let you enjoy rebates on many popular products on Walmart.
How do you link your Walmart account to Ibotta?
It is easy to link your Walmart account to Ibotta. First, ensure you have an Ibotta account. Login in to your Ibotta account via the app, navigate to the Walmart retailer page and click Link account.
You will be prompted to sign in to your Walmart account with your correct details. If you do not have a Walmart account, click the sign-up button to create one.
After signing into your Walmart account which links it to Ibotta, you will be prompted to add your credit or debit card. If you already have a debit or credit card added to your Walmart account, you will not be prompted.
Several Ways to Use Ibotta at Walmart
Below are the steps to use Ibotta at Walmart:
Find and add offers
The first thing you do is to link your Walmart account to Ibotta as explained earlier. Now, add offers to Your Walmart List before you start shopping.
Now, shop for your offers. You can shop for offers online or through pickup/delivery purchases.
You will make payment with your credit or debit card added to your Walmart account. You can add one if you do not already have it. The connected card will receive cash back on every selected offer you available.
Get cash back
When you receive the item, you will get cash back for it within a few minutes after checking out. You may also receive bonuses according to the time of delivery or pickup. Make sure to check your order status for updates on the delivery.
You can get cash back even if you do not buy from Walmart online or if you shop with an unconnected payment method or cash. All you have to do is to upload your Walmart receipts in Ibotta.
If the system says that you already submitted a paper Walmart receipt while trying to submit one, you already have a connected payment method on a Walmart account which Ibotta detected.
What happens if Ibotta locks you out from withdrawing your earnings?
When you are locked out of your Ibotta account, it could mean that Ibotta is reviewing your account before you can withdraw your earnings.
Two of the reasons why users usually get locked out of their Ibotta account include the following:
- Submitting old receipts
When you submit too many old receipts, Ibotta will lock you out.
- Multiple logins from one device
When Ibotta detects multiple account logins from one device, Ibotta will lock the accounts out for a review. Perhaps, Ibotta does this using the IP address to make sure the accounts are protected from fraud.
You can resolve being locked out of your Ibotta account by submitting a ticket to the Care Team. Your locked account will be reviewed and restored so that you can access your earnings again.
How long can you keep money in your Ibotta account?
There is no time limit regarding how long you can keep your earnings in your Ibotta account, you can store your earnings as long as you like, especially when you are saving the money for something.
Allow your earnings to add up until it reaches your goal. However, your earnings will be subjected to maintenance fees if you stop using Ibotta app for 6 consecutive months.
Is your Ibotta PayPal payment failing?
You can fix your failing Ibotta PayPal payment yourself. First, make sure that you verify your PayPal account. If your PayPal account is not verified, you may not be able to withdraw your Ibotta earnings to it.
Below are the steps you can follow to resolve your PayPal payment not working for Ibotta:
The first step is to disconnect your PayPal account from Ibotta. You can do this through both iOS and Android.
For iOS and Android: Go to your Ibotta account and click Account. Click the withdraw earnings button if you have enough balance to withdraw. You have to reach $20 to withdraw your earnings. Scroll to the PayPal section, swipe your finger across the PayPal account and click the delete button to remove PayPal from your Ibotta account.
Refresh your device
After disconnecting PayPal from your Ibotta account, refresh your device and the Ibotta app. You can restart the app or completely restart your device. If there is an update for your Ibotta app, ensure to update yours before the next step.
Reconnect your PayPal to Ibotta
To reconnect PayPal to your Ibotta account, open the Ibotta app. Click Link Account on the page where you initially removed your PayPal account.
Ibotta will redirect you to the PayPal login page where you log into your PayPal account with your correct credentials. After reconnecting your PayPal account to Ibotta, try withdrawing your earnings again. If you still have issues, contact Ibotta customer care.
If you do not see cash back after confirming that you shopped with a connected payment method or used the connected payment method to pay for your Walmart purchase, unlink and relink your account before another Walmart transaction.
If the cash back does not show within 48 hours after the pickup or delivery, contact Ibotta Care for assistance.