Best money making apps to make money from your phone

Have you ever wondered how to make money from your phone? In this article we will look at the best money making apps that you can use to make money from your phone.

Truth be told, most of us spend more time using our mobile phone than with any other thing. Either we use it to play games, chat, social network and stream videos.  But it is also possible to download some money making apps in your phone and make money using your phone.

Money making apps are applications that you download on your phone with the ability to earn rewards, work and make money from it. There are so many money making apps on the app store, in this article we will list some that are popular among people with good reviews.

Please understand that unless you are using money making apps that has more physical activities like the Uber App, Taxify App and others like them, the money you will make from other money making apps that requires you do to some task will be passive income not mega income.

In this article, we are looking at  money making apps that allows you make money just with your phone alone. Uber App, taxify app and it likes will require a car and so on. But this for the ones you only need your phone.

This list contains money making apps for android phones, iphones and window phones. Since majority of our visitors use android, we have provided download links to the Google play store version of apps. If you use iOS or Window Phones, please search for them within your app store.

Best Money making apps for mobile phone

Here are the best money making apps to make money from your phone.

Google Opinion Rewards

Google Opinion Rewards

This is an app created by the Google Survey team.  All you have to do is download this app in your phone. Once downloaded, input all the information that is needed. After that you will be sent Surveys from the Google team for a chance to earn reard and play store credit.

This app has been downloaded over 10 million times with an average of 3.9  start rating from over 640, 000 reviews.

You can click here to download app from Google play store


Clickworker is a platform that enable people make money online through data entry jobs and many other ways. With this app you can do different work from your mobile phone and make money.

First, you will have to go to Clickworker website and sign up as a Clickworker. You can click here to sign up. Then download the app into your phone.

Check it always for different jobs and make money. It is possible to make up to $10 per hour. Anything is possible.

Click here to download app from Google playstore or click here to download from Itune app store



This is a very popular app that let you sell your photo and make money. You can take photos with your phone, upload it free  with the app and have opportunity to sell your photos to big brands like Pepsi, Nivea, Bank of America, Volvo Group, Absolut Vodka and more.

They also help distribute your content through big platform like Getty Images.  You can create a good portfolio and let buyers from around the world see what you have to offer.

The app is free to use with unlimited storage and you get 50% commission on your sales. There is also a $50 for every mission completed.

You can click here to download this app from Google play store.

If you are looking money making apps  that let you sell photos and make money, this is definitely the most popular of its kind. With over 1 million downloads. Averaging 3.8 start rating from over 20, 500 reviews.


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If love taking surveys, Toluna is an app that rewards you for taking surveys. All you have to do is download this app, and join millions of others using it. Give your opinions about to brands around the world and get rewarded.

You will receive points that you can exchange for vouchers, product and even money. It is as easy as that.

Toluna is among the most popular survey companies in the world.

This Money making app has been downloaded over 1 million times in Google play Store. With an average of 3.3 star rating from over 16, 800 reviews.

You can click here to download from Play Store


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This app is similar to Toluna and it pride itself as the “best apps that pays.”

Swagbucks is a popular survey company and this app gives you many options to make money. You can make money watching videos, shopping online, completing surveys.

But the down side of this app is that it is mostly available to people in the USA, Cana and limited countries. If you find yourself in a country that it works, try it.

This app has been downloaded over 1 million times in the Google Play Store with an average of  3.9 star rating from over 33, 000 reviews.

You can click here to download this money making app from the Google Play Store.


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This is one of the highest rated money making apps in Google play store with an impressive 4.5 star rating from 110, 500 reviews. This app has been downloaded over 1 million time.

The goal of this app is to help you make money by downloading apps, playing games, watching videos, trying products, completing Surveys.

You can also invite your friends and win some points. You basically earn points with this app and you can cashout these points via Paypal, gift cards or mobile recharge. Yes, you can convert the points to cash. The mobile recharge is available in over 120 countries. So you can also win free air time for your internet data and calls.

All you have to do is download this app and earning points that you can excange for money, gift cards or airtime. You can use this code: QDGZIL  to get free 500 points!

Click here to download this app from Google Play Store. The impressive thing about this app is the positive reviews, you can check them yourself.

Make Money – Free Cash App

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While the name may sound similar to our website, please note that this app is not connected to us in anywhere. We only share information.

This money making app you make money by giving your opinions, watching videos, testing services, endorsement and more. They claim to pay faster and better than any other app.

You can use it no matter your country. It has a point system, which means you accumulate points as you complete tasks and you can then cash out these points via Paypal.

They don’t offer gift card, they only pay cash.

This app boast of an average of 4.7 star rating from over 373, 000 reviews with over 1 million downloads.

You can click here to download this app from Google play store

Lucky Day

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If you love the idea of playing lotto then you may like this app. It is a free app that offers users opportunity to play lotto, raffle games, and scractcher for a chance to win money.

They claim to offer opportunity to make up to $100,000 jackpot daily in cash.

The app is free, so nothing to lose. According to the Playstore listing, they have paid over $1.5 Million in cash to winners so far.

This app has been downloaded over 1 million times with a 4.5 star rating from over 116, 000 reviews.

You can click here to download this app.

We will keep adding to this list of making money apps occasionally as we discover new apps that genuinely works.

If you have used any money making apps that actually paid you, drop it in the comment and we will be glad to add it to this list after review. Don’t drop link, kindly drop just name of app.

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Mfon Abel Ekene

Mfon Abel Ekene

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  1. Thanks alot. God knows I really needed the contents of your article! You are God-sent and keep inspiring souls like mine.

  2. Can u give a list of the Apps that works here in Nigeria, most the above mentioned apps doest really work here

  3. Don’t waste your time using VPN, you will be detected. I’ve done it before. Online surveys don’t work in Nigeria.

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