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Install the app to be eligible to receive online surveys worth $10 per completion.
Smart App closed their panel and app in May, 2021. If you have the Smart App mobile app installed on your phone, be sure to uninstall it.
In December 2019, Smart Panel renamed itself as Smart App. If you're looking for Smart App Reviews, please refer to the reviews below.
Smart App is a smartphone app that allows you to answer questions about your tech habits - and you will be paid well for your time.
With Smart Panel App, you can help your favorite web sites, apps, tech companies, and mobile carriers give you better services and more features. Download the Smart App and anonymously share your data. All data collected is encrypted, secured, and protected – Smart App is owned and operated by Verto Analytics Research firm.
With Smart App, you’ll need to apply to become a member. To apply you’ll answer a short survey about your personal details and your tech habits, including how often you use your smartphone.
If accepted, you’ll download the Smart App on your smartphone and keep it there. The app will usually give you surveys to answer. You’ll earn points by answering these questions about your technology habits.
The app will track your smartphone usage and share your habits from using this smartphone device. It reportedly uses around 3MB of data per month and causes an extra 1-5% reduction of battery life. You may have to download a VPN onto your device too.
After you have kept the app on your phone for 30 days, you can convert the points earned into rewards for the first time.
Smart App looks for specific demographics to measure. To see if you qualify, take the 3-minute, easy to answer questionnaire to find out.
Earn Rewards Effortlessly
If you do qualify to join Smart Panel App, your next step is to download the mobile app, "Smart App". The app can be downloaded on smartphone(s), tablet(s), and/or PCs. Once installed you will be eligible to receive high paying surveys.
$600+ a Year in Potential Earnings
After installing the Smart App on your devices, you will have the chance to earn up to $600 per year in high-paying surveys. Every time you successfully complete a survey, your account will be credited $10.
Cash Out for PayPal and Amazon Rewards
Redeem your "Smart Rewards" for your choice of PayPal payments or Amazon.com gift cards.
Monthly Cash Giveaways
Smart App holds monthly giveaways for members of their panel. Every month, three lucky winners will win $100 cash. Other giveaways are regularly offered, with announcements made on Smart App's social media profiles and their website blog.
Smart App Blog
Don’t forget to explore the Smart App Blog which can be found on the company website. Browse through blog posts to view the winners list for the monthly sweepstakes draws along with community news and more.
Is Smart App Safe?
The Smart Panel App is safe and legit. Verto Analytics Inc. (the parent company) abides by strict market research guidelines and does not sell user data. As a member of Smart Panel, your data will always be encrypted, aggregated and anonymized before using, making the app safe, legitimate and not a scam.
Eligibility: United States, India, Germany and United Kingdom, 18+.
February 1, 2020 by Jefferey from United States
This site holds to what it says. I'm on my 3rd payout without no problems. Two thumbs up.
Smart App responded to this review on February 4, 2020Hi Jefferey,
We appreciate you taking the time to write a review. Thanks for being part of the Smart App Community!
Emily / Smart App Team
February 13, 2018 by Ann from United States
I was a bit surprised at all the negative comments. This is not my experience at all. I have been with this company for a few years. In the beginning, I did have an issue with the download being on my computer because it would just not be active from time to time. When the app is not active, they will notify you by e-mail. So I contacted Smart Panel and they got back to me right away via e-mail. I was told to uninstall and reinstall. I had to do this a few times and after that, I didn't have any problems. I don't really think about it being on my computer and I just let the money add up. I just recently viewed my account and had over a hundred dollars. I have the option to cash out with Paypal or Amazon. I used Paypal and when I went to cash out, I received a notice from Paypal within a few hours. So for me, they are a good company. They also offer surveys from time to time. They are not long and the pay is good.
Smart App responded to this review on August 28, 2018So glad to hear you've been enjoying your experience, Ann! Thanks for your review!
Alex / Smart Panel Team
December 23, 2016 by PJ from United States
So I've decided to make an account after I read all of the horrible reviews on this website and I can actually say that this website works! I signed up a couple of months ago but completely forgot about it until today and I was surprised to see that I've earned $25 dollars. 25 FREAKIN DOLLARS! Just for having an app on my laptop and phone for 4 months! I would've had more money but unfortunately I deleted the app after 4 months (I started 6 months ago btw) and would've earned an extra $15 for the 2 months and 6 month reward. I remember messaging them about a device that was on my account that I needed to be removed around the time I started and it took them FOREVER to respond. Today, when I logged in and tried to receive the $25 it didn't allow me to since I wasn't active on 2 devices that I ended up losing, and that kinda annoyed me because I thought I would have to wait for days for them to respond, but guess what? They responded in less than 10 minutes! So then I clicked the check out button and clicked PayPal but remembered a review that said it takes them forever to send the code and money, but that wasn't the case for me! I got the code immediately after and after I entered it, I got an email from PayPal saying that VertoSmart sent me money! I literally got so happy! But that isn't the best part; a few minutes ago I got an email saying that today was another month online so I got an extra $5 a few hours after I redeemed my $25! What a coincidence! All in all, this website is VERY trustworthy and gives you your rewards fast and easy, unlike other sites. I hope my review influenced your decision on joining this website, since it's such a great one. Oh, and I almost forgot. Many users complain about their phones slowing down after installing the necessarily VPN and I noticed too, but I found a bypass (shhhh, don't tell anyone!). On your iPhone, go to Settings>General>VPN and click on the i in a circle next to VPN Access and turn off Connect On Demand. It took me a while to find this since turning off Status simply didn't work (it kept turning back on), so I toyed around with the settings and now it works! Just remember to go into the SmartApp app and click on the Sync data button at least once a day (this is crucial so you still are "active" on your device) and I just asked Siri to remind me everyday at 7:30 PM. But yeah that's pretty much it, hope you enjoyed this review/storytime lol
October 12, 2016 by Kris from United States
I would recommend this site to everyone. Easy to use and you get paid monthly just to have their app installed.
July 18, 2016 by Casie from United States
Got my first reward so not too bad and pretty neat. I love this app
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