How to Get Free Money to Spend on Amazon Prime Day

You don't have to do much of anything, really, which makes the deal all the sweeter.

In case you didn't hear, Amazon Prime Day is July 12 and 13 this year. It doesn't really make sense to call it "Prime Day" anymore, since it's been a 48-hour event, but the branding is strong and to change it now could be dangerous. But back to the point of this article: you can easily get $20 for free to spend on Prime Day by backing up your phone's photos.

How to Get $20 Credit for Prime Day

If you're an Amazon Prime member, and you've never used Prime Photo before, just complete the following steps:

  • Go to this page
  • Download the Amazon Photos app (desktop, Android or iOS are all available)
  • Upload at least ONE photo
  • Just wait for a few days
  • Profit!

Seriously, that's it. Upload at least one single photo to the Amazon Photo service and they'll email you a $20 credit to spend during Prime Day. As someone who takes a lot of photos, and as someone who wants free money, I feel like this deal is specifically targeted at me, so best believe I'm going to take advantage of it.

...easily get $20 for free

If you've used Amazon Photos before, or if you're not currently a Prime member, unfortunately you can't get that sweet free money drop. But you can always sign up for Prime for a free trial and do it that way, which is honestly in your best interest anyway, so you can take advantage of all the Prime Day deals.

There are already some early Prime Day deals popping up in addition to this credit, like 3-months of Audible Premium for free right now.


Seth Macy is Executive Editor, IGN Commerce, and just wants to be your friend. You can find him hosting the Nintendo Voice Chat podcast.

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