iOS App of the Day: Key Ring Rewards Card

Show me a rewards card or a way to rack up points towards a prize or a discount and I’m all yours. The only problem with this is that my key chain ends up looking like a hot mess. Not only is carying plastic key ring rewards card slightly primitive, it’s annoying and time-consuming to sift through 34 of them at the register in an attempt to find the right one. Thankfully, the stars of technology have arrived and given us a useful utility app called Key Ring Rewards Card that releases you from the confines of plastic or paper loyalty, membership, library cards or coupons.

Pros:

  • Barcode scanner. Add your barcode loyalty cards by scanning the barcode
  • Remote cloud backup. Never worry about losing your loyalty cards again. Allows restoring your cards on any device that has Key Ring installed
  • Share cards with family members
  • Digital grocery coupons for over 30 retailers
  • Tons of FREE coupons from top retailers: % off, BOGO, $ off
  • Support for over 1,000 loyalty programs
  • Share coupons, deals, and offers via Facebook, twitter, and email
  • Supports adding any card with or without a barcode
  • Simple to use. Anyone can use this app!
  • Store locator, notes, program details, store contact info
  • No ads

Cons:

  • Not all retailers will be able to scan the code or coupons from the app, could cause some frustration at check out

How it works:

  • Download the app
  • To get started tap on the menu button
  • press the Add Card button to create your first virtual card
  • Key Ring’s barcode scanner will appear and auto scan your barcode
  • If it won’t scan or you don’t have a barcode, tap on the Won’t Scan or No Barcode buttons
  • Fill in the remaining fields and press the Create Card button
  • To sign up for new programs tap on the Join Programs button
  • You’ll see a list of nearby businesses available for instant program enrollment, press one to get started
  • Some merchants have Key Ring signs that include a QR code, scan this code to save some time
  • Tap Enroll Now and complete the form fields
  • Tap on the offers button  to redeem deals
  • Simply show the deal coupon to the merchant
  • You can also email the deal to yourself for printing later

Conclusion:

If you love your rewards programs but are dying to step up your game and ditch the paper weight, then this app will be your savior. Key Ring Rewards allows you to quickly store all of your cards in one place for fast retrieval and safe storing. With this app you will never have to worry about losing your rewards cards or coupons again. Not only does it save you time at the register, but Key Ring actually serves as another source for deals and discounts at your favorite business locations. Using this app is simple and useful especially if you already belong to a variety of rewards programs. Check it out and let us know if you would recommend it to your family and friends.

Key Ring Rewards Card is available for free in the iTunes Store. Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.Requires iOS 4.0 or later. iTunes Link

This is part of our iOS App of the Day series. We take our favorite app for iOS for each day and post it here for you to check out. Feel free to check out all of our App of the Day posts here.