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#1 riven3d  OFFLINE  

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Posted Sep 14, 2018 - 4:18 am

For those of us that use this received this email this morning


Savings Catcher will be undergoing some changes. My account
Walmart - Save Money. Live Better.
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At Walmart, we’re committed to making your shopping experience using the Walmart app quicker and more convenient.

That’s why, on October 29, 2018, our Terms of Use for Savings Catcher will be changing, and Walmart Pay will be the exclusive way to submit your receipt to Savings Catcher. This will allow you to both submit and spend your Savings Catcher rewards within the same Walmart Pay experience. Due to this change, the ability to scan paper receipts within the app or submit via desktop will be discontinued.

How Savings Catcher Will Work

Rather than scanning paper receipts using the Savings Catcher scanner after paying, you’ll simply create an eReceipt using the Walmart Pay scanner when paying. Here’s how:

Enroll in Walmart Pay
Use Walmart Pay at checkout to create an eReceipt for submission. This can be done by:
Opening Walmart Pay and selecting which credit, debit, or gift card you’d like to use.
Using Walmart Pay to scan the QR code at the register to generate your eReceipt.
Tap "Submit Receipt" directly from your Walmart Pay confirmation page or from your Savings Catcher dashboard on the Walmart app

Benefits of using Walmart Pay

See why fellow Savings Catcher customers are already using Walmart Pay:
One touch submissions: Submit your eReceipt before even leaving the store
Save time and space: Never worry about leaving your wallet or purse at home by turning your phone into your secure mobile wallet
Store your purchase history: Find your past purchases in your Purchase History, easily reorder your essentials, or start a Mobile Express Return—all in the app!
Print eReceipts for cash back apps: Select a purchase from your Purchase History, share and print from your phone or email yourself your eReceipt

Enroll in Walmart Pay today on the Walmart app and discover easier, faster shopping.

Have questions? Please feel free to reach us at 1.800.WALMART.

Sincerely,
Your Walmart Savings Catcher



#2 Kanyon71  OFFLINE  

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Posted Sep 14, 2018 - 6:05 am

So in essence they are trying to get people to stop using it?



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Posted Sep 14, 2018 - 6:06 am

Wow. Sure sounds like it. smh 


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Posted Sep 14, 2018 - 6:31 am

I consider myself pretty tech savvy and able to figure things out. But I have no idea how to pay with my phone at the register, and honestly I don't want to stand there looking like an idiot trying to learn.  How does it benefit them to force customers to use the app vs just paying with a credit card?



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Posted Sep 14, 2018 - 6:39 am

thanks for whoever updated the topic title, I posted this from my phone and it was hard enough to get the quote tags in my post.

 

for me this sucks, I dont use credit cards to grocery shop, I dont usually get much back, but over the course of a year it usually equals to about $20, I hate the app, sometimes it will work other times it doesnt.

 

what about the people who dont have a smart phone. I loved scanning receipts as we would pick up them from the parking lot, most had nothing, but some on occasion were worth some change.



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Posted Sep 14, 2018 - 7:01 am

I've stopped using Saving Catcher some time ago, although I did like it (weird, I know lol), but from reading this article sounds like to me that are promoting Walmart Pay and want people to use that more. 


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Posted Sep 14, 2018 - 8:14 am

We will stop using it. We use different cards or cash and I don't want to have to route that through their pay app. NO THANK YOU. So I guess we just shift back to shopping other stores. We usually end up with $80-$100 a year that we cash in for BF.



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Posted Sep 14, 2018 - 11:15 am

Yet another reason to stop shopping at Walmart. I like that there is one relatively close to my house and their prices are pretty good, but first they stop price matching, now this. I can usually figure tech things out pretty quickly, depending on what it is, but this sounds like more of a headache than anything. We do have another grocery store that costs a little more (it is a family-run store that has been in business for years), but their food, especially meat and produce, are much fresher and taste a lot better. Guess I'll be doing even more, if not all, of my shopping there.



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Posted Sep 14, 2018 - 5:51 pm

thanks for whoever updated the topic title, I posted this from my phone and it was hard enough to get the quote tags in my post.

 

for me this sucks, I dont use credit cards to grocery shop, I dont usually get much back, but over the course of a year it usually equals to about $20, I hate the app, sometimes it will work other times it doesnt.

 

what about the people who dont have a smart phone. I loved scanning receipts as we would pick up them from the parking lot, most had nothing, but some on occasion were worth some change.

100% agree with all of this!  I don't want to use a credit card just to grocery shop every time.  I do use my Walmart credit card when I use Grocery Pickup though because they do give you a 3% statement credit when you do, or at least they used to.  I hate the app too.  Half the time my receipts wont scan.  I've just about stopped using Savings Catcher anyway because I rarely get anything back anymore.  


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Posted Sep 14, 2018 - 5:56 pm

I consider myself pretty tech savvy and able to figure things out. But I have no idea how to pay with my phone at the register, and honestly I don't want to stand there looking like an idiot trying to learn.  How does it benefit them to force customers to use the app vs just paying with a credit card?

 

The only place I pay via store app is at Target.  It's so easy with the RedCard because mine is a debit attached to my checking account.  One scan of one barcode on the Target app does any coupons you added to your wallet, any Cartwheel discounts and your RedCard payment.  I'll never do this at Walmart because I'm always paying a different way there.  



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Posted Sep 14, 2018 - 6:34 pm

Wow, this is a shame. I do have a card with them but I only use it for the occasional larger purchase. I generally always pay cash and submit my receipt through the app. Looks like I won’t be using it any longer either.

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Posted Sep 15, 2018 - 6:02 am

I received this email and was pretty disappointed. I use different payment types at Walmart and I can’t imagine having to go through the hassle of using an app on your phone to pay. The lines are always long and MAYBE 3 cashiers available so no thank you. I usually save everything and use during Black Friday I guess that will be changing

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Posted Sep 16, 2018 - 3:44 am

thanks for whoever updated the topic title, I posted this from my phone and it was hard enough to get the quote tags in my post.

 

for me this sucks, I dont use credit cards to grocery shop, I dont usually get much back, but over the course of a year it usually equals to about $20, I hate the app, sometimes it will work other times it doesnt.

 

what about the people who dont have a smart phone. I loved scanning receipts as we would pick up them from the parking lot, most had nothing, but some on occasion were worth some change.

 

Count me as one of those people who don't have a smart phone.  I typed in the receipts on my laptop once I got home, and always enjoyed the process even though I knew if I had a smart phone I could just scan it.  With this new development I guess I'm done with it.


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