QuickThoughts Reviews and Features

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6 Research Drive, Shelton, Connecticut  06484 US
Tel: 877-254-1234   Contact: [email protected]
Operated by: Dynata


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Request an Amazon gift code or an iTunes gift code once your account reaches $10 (or £10 in the UK).

First launched in 2013, QuickThoughts is an app that gives you rewards for your opinion. QuickThoughts is owned by Dynata.

Payment and Rewards

Get the App!

The QuickThoughts app is available on both Android and iOS. It is available for use on both mobile phones and tablet devices such as iPads. The app has been downloaded more than 1,000,000 times on Google Play, and has paid out millions of dollars to its members.

Rewards Offered

Earn Amazon gift codes and iTunes gift codes in exchange for completing surveys. Once your account reaches $10 (£10 in the UK), you may request a code. Reward redemptions are instant; after you request your Amazon e-voucher, you will receive it immediately.


The app offers rewards of gift cards from Amazon or iTunes. Note that if you are on an iOS device, you will only have the option of redeeming your rewards via iTunes.

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Survey Taking Experience

Types of Assignments

Although QuickThoughts primarily offers mobile surveys, sometimes other opportunities are offered, such as shopping assignments where you could be asked to take pictures of products on store shelves. Other shopping assignments such as taking in-store polls near you, or providing feedback on your shopping experience at a local store, are also available.

High Survey Availability

QuickThoughts is unique in that it connects you with 1000's of online survey sources, making a constant number of surveys available to take.

Survey Lengths and Compensation

Mobile survey lengths vary, but typically take anywhere from 5 to 30 minutes. Surveys award between $0.50 - $3 each. You will even receive $0.10 if you are screened out!

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Community Features

Participate in Sweepstakes

Occasionally, some surveys may offer sweepstakes entries in lieu of points. You will be alerted to this before you begin your survey.

Donate to Charity!

If you elect to donate your points or dollars to one of the charities approved by Dynata, Dynata will donate said points or dollars to the selected charity. The donation is not made by or on behalf of Dynata and Dynata does not and will not match any donation.

Eligibility: Users worldwide can download the app.

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QuickThoughts Reviews (125)

5 Star Reviews (31) 24.8
4 Star Reviews (7) 5.6
3 Star Reviews (10) 8.0
2 Star Reviews (11) 8.8
1 Star Reviews (66) 52.8

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Loved it, Suspended, then Reinstated

February 24, 2021 by Maria from United States

In the beginning, the company will send you warm and friendly emails talking about how to maximize the number of surveys you can receive and how thankful they are for you being a member. Then, once you start seeing several available surveys in your feed, using the app is fun. After you earn enough to cash out and try to do so, however, prepare for crickets.

I earned $14.30 and tried to cash out maybe 3 times. Then, I contacted customer support. I didn't hear anything for 5 days. So, I contacted them again. Only then did I get a generic, copy and paste email back saying that my account had been suspended (nobody ever told me in any way shape or form that was what was wrong and why I couldn't cash out). I was being accused of not providing quality or honest answers, having lied about my demographic information, or not paying attention while completing surveys. All of these are complete BS, because I do surveys to make a living. I lost almost all of my income due to COVID-19, so I take these survey apps and websites very seriously because they are literally my lifeline right now. I have requested an account reinstatement, but am not holding my breath. Sure, it's only $14.30, but that's a handful of cheap meals for my family right now that we so desperately need.

UPDATE: My appeal was read by a customer service person who reviewed my survey responses personally and saw that the flagging of my account was in error. My answers are good, consistent, and I see my surveys through to the end. My account was reinstated and I was apologized to for the problem and inconvenience. I was able to cash out and have taken several more surveys since then. This type of response is virtually unheard of in the survey-taking world, but securely puts QuickThoughts back in my good book.

Won't get to minimum to cashout

January 12, 2021 by Misty from United States

U need $10 to cash out, I got to $9.49 pretty quick, then no surveys came at ALL for days. Not even ones to try to qualify for. So I deleted, wrote my review on Google, as well as sent them an email. They replied saying I was "flagged" and "suspended indefinitely". This was after I deleted app, wrote my review!! Guess because I had nothing nice to say they indefinitely suspended me, lol Anyways. Save ur time and phone storage!!


November 24, 2020 by Kara from United States

just joined and redeemed for 10 dollars amazon got a verification code but no gift card. balance is still the same. keep trying to cash out and it keeps saying congratulations but no gift card still and now suddenly all the surveys have disappeared.

Suspend account when cashing out

November 6, 2020 by Mike from United States

Do not use QuickThoughts. I filled out surveys and earned up to $102 in my balance. When I tried to cash out for Amazon gift cards, my account was frozen. When I emailed the help desk, they said I was found to be inaccurate and unattentive. I asked what I had done, because it wasn't intent to be dishonest and was attentive in my responses. They responded that they couldn't get me specific because it would compromise their internal security. So I not only can't do any surveys but lose out on all my balance.

Banned after 2 good years

September 17, 2020 by Tessa from United States

I had used this app for nearly 2 years with no issues, loved it and took every survey very seriously. My account suddenly had a log in issue, I emailed them and they told me my account was in good standing and would be reactivated in 2 business days. I nicely waited over a week and still couldn't log in. Another email to them and they told me my account was banned, couldn't give me a reason why, and refused to take a second look at my account. I filed a BBB complaint that took them over a month to respond to, and someone said they would look into my account again. Next day I got a email stating my account had a second audit and I was permanently banned.

Please keep in mind, I had my account for almost 2 years. I knew all the rules and followed them closely and accurately. They tell everyone they are banned for the same handful of reasons and it's up to you to decide which one they think you're guilty of. It's usually having more than one account or lying about your answers and being inconsistent, all of which I know I am innocent of. The Amazon credit really helped me, so I was very serious about my membership. I stuck up for Quickthoughts and believed they banned people for good reasons, but this is absolutely not the case. It will happen to you too sooner or later, so make sure to always cash out every $10 and don't let money gather in your account. It's sad to see this app go as it was a daily ritual for me to do my 5 surveys a day, but I have since found other survey sites that pay just as well (or better) and will not look back to Quickthoughts or any SSI/Dynata ran site again.