Our smartphones are almost a hub of our lives nowadays. Whether that be our work lives or personal, almost everything we do is organised through our devices.

But smartphones these days can be even more than that, and can actually help you make a small fortune.

There are a number of ways in which you can make money through your mobile device no matter what your interests, hobbies or time in which you have the opportunity to do so.

We take a look at some of the more interesting ways to make some money with just a few simple taps…


Swagbucks is a favourite a great way of earning small amounts of money in a little amount of time. You can make a fair amount of money though when building tasks up.

The tasks vary and can involve anything from filling out a survey to playing a game or watching an advert.

You earn points for every task you do, which can then be redeemed via PayPal or for vouchers to many worldwide chains.

Online Casino Apps

A quick game of blackjack can equally earn you thousands. There are some fantastic casino apps on the market with plenty of offers too, meaning you can even start winning jackpots without even making a deposit.

Sites like https://www.freespinscasinos.co.nz/ are perfect for this and are a great way to earn free money with a couple of spins on the online slots or roulette wheel. Of course, you’ll have to strike it lucky first.


We’ve all got hundreds of photographs on our mobiles and with Foap you can simply upload your photos and start making cash.

To make money, photos are sold essentially as stock images, with every sale worth $5 to users. Naturally, the better the image, the more chance you have of making some serious money from it.

There are a number of other apps out there with a similar method of making money, such as Clashot, Snapcape and Stockimo.

HQ Trivia

HQ Trivia is like Who Wants to be a Millionaire but with two quizzes per day and the chance to win thousands. It’s a great way to let your knowledge make you some money and has even featured on the BBC, see here https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-43758698.

You have to answer 12 questions correctly, including some “savage” questions, so do be careful. Don’t win today though and there’s always tomorrow.