Google Opinion Rewards Reviews and Features

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Google Opinion Rewards

1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA  94043 US
Tel: +1 650-253-0000   Contact: [email protected]
Operated by: Google


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You can use credits for anything in the Google Play Store. However, if you do not have enough credits, you cannot split the balance between credits and credit card/carrier billing. Any redemption must be either fully from credits or fully from a credit card/carrier billing.

Google Surveys is Google's in-house market research tool that helps market researchers create online surveys to share with voluntary users who fill out the surveys in order to earn rewards. Users answers are aggregated and shared with the market researcher and answers are completely anonymous unless explicitly stated at the beginning of the survey.

During the setup process, you associate your Google payment profile with your Google Opinion Rewards profile so that Google can apply Google Play credits to your account. Once you go through the introductory survey based on demographic questions and go through a survey tutorial, you will receive notification for your first paid survey. Upon completion, you will be directed to a confirmation page confirming the credit applied to your Google payment profile.

Help Shape the Future of the Internet, Just By Surfing!

Join the Google Opinion Rewards to help Google make its products better and gain insight into the average consumer. Once you've signed up, Google will send you everything you need to set up your devices (TV, tablets, computer and phone). Then, you simple access the Internet as you normally would and earn rewards along the way. If you ever need privacy from the service, you simply enter "Guest Mode" to keep you browsing or preferences private.

Sign up

Sign up and get sent everything you need for Google to monitor your device(s) and track your rewards. Rewards are paid out in the form of Google Play credits. Google Opinion Rewards are surveys run by market researchers. The frequency of receiving surveys may vary, and you do not have to answer every survey you receive.

Earn Rewards

The amount of credits received can vary from survey to survey and is dependent on the number of questions and the amount of time it takes to complete a survey. Answering questions in a certain way is not required to receive a credit. The more honestly a person can answer a question, the more valuable the opinion is, and as a result you may receive more surveys or credit.

PayPal payments are not offered by Google Opinion Rewards - only Play credits are awarded.

Google Opinion Rewards are surveys run by market researchers. The frequency of receiving surveys may vary, and you do not have to answer every survey you receive.

Redeem Rewards

To redeem your credit, simply tap on "spend your play credit" on the home screen of the mobile app or by shopping directly in the store. You choose your reward in the form of books, games, music or movies - anything that's on Google Play is yours to redeem!

Note that accrued credits expire 1 year from the date of the credit.

In 2018, Cross Media Panel merged with Google Opinion Rewards. As such, although some of the reviews below appear to be for Cross Media Panel, they now apply to Google Opinion Rewards, as the panel is the same.

Alternatives to Google Opinion Rewards

If you're looking for a site like Google Opinion Rewards (especially if you're looking for reward options besides Play Store credits, the following sites may be of interest to you:

Google Opinion Rewards Reviews (67)

5 Star Reviews (30) 44.8
4 Star Reviews (12) 17.9
3 Star Reviews (9) 13.4
2 Star Reviews (5) 7.5
1 Star Reviews (11) 16.4

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Don't give away your private data for nothing

May 30, 2015 by Liz from United Kingdom

I've been a member of this scheme since 2012. I've had the meter installed without a gap since then, and I can trace it passing data (data farming) since then: my partner's a techie, so I know I can see it working and sending data. BUT - since late 2013 I've had to ask for my payment - I never get it unless I argue with some keyboard monkey for weeks. I get fobbed off and told the meter isn't working and so I can't be paid (their automatic line, the same every time, is to assume you're a moron and hope you'll go away), then I'm told it'll be investigated, then I might get my money. At the moment they're telling me I can't be paid because they've received no data: I can watch the meter working and trace where it's sending data, yet they tell me I can't have the considerable money I'm owed.
DO NOT install this: it will trace your internet history, it will take that data and sell it for large amounts of money and then you'll be told you aren't getting paid for it.
Dishonest, barely-literate cheapskates. Avoid.

Easy money

May 13, 2015 by Kevin from United States

I have been doing Screenwise Trends for over a year and right now is a good time to be a member. With 3 devices (computer, smartphone, tablet) you can earn $3 a week just by using the Google Chrome browser throughout the week on each device.

Great mobile survey app

January 23, 2015 by Rebecca from United States

This doesn't give surveys frequently but by doing surveys off and on I've gained enough money from it to buy either apps or music on my phone several times. Their surveys are usually quick too so it's worth to have on your phone for when random surveys do pop up.

Random, but easy

January 10, 2015 by Dustin from United States

Great - runs as service on phone (instant notification); 5 second surveys.
Bad - surveys expire quickly; random and sparse surveys.


August 7, 2014 by Brianna from United States

love this so much! one of my favorites by far, I highly recommend this!!