Pay Your Selfie App Review: This Has To Be A Scam?

Pay Your Selfie App Review: Scam or Legitimate? Pay Your Selfie is a brand new app that pays you to take selfies. It’s available on Apple and Android mobile devices so I thought I’d write a review to see if this app is real or a scam.

Basically the idea is to take selfies that meet the requirements of each task. This could be what you’re reading, with your best friend, or at the salon.

Overall the app seems to be legitimate, but I do have some complaints about the app, I’ll cover them all in this Pay Your Selfie App Review.

Pay Your Selfie App Review

App: Pay Your Selfie

Type: Paid To Take Pictures

Score: 3/5

In this Pay Your Selfie Review I gave them an okay score. From what I can see the app seems to be legitimate and it’s a pretty cool way to get paid, just for taking selfies.

Although it’s a cool way to earn, I do have some complaints about this app. I’ll cover them in detail later in this review, but for now know that it won’t be a huge income and it can be very hard to reach the minimum cash out amount.

I don’t think I highly recommend this app, but it’s a cool way to make money taking pictures.

How Does Pay Your Selfie Work?

1) Download The Pay Your Selfie App

The Pay Your Selfie app is available on Apple and Android mobile devices. You can get started by downloading the app here. After you download the app you’ll earn $1, just for taking your first selfie.

Pay Your Selfie App Learn How You Can Get Paid To Take Selfies 2) Take Selfies For Cash

Once you’ve taken your first selfie you can see a full list of selfies for cash opportunities. There’s a wide variety of opportunities available like your favorite book, best friend, at different locations, and with different products.

Most of the selfies pay from $.10-$.50, but some pay $1 or more, but those have very specific requirements.

After you take the photo it will be approved by Pay Your Selfie, you can also share your photo on social media to refer your friends and earn more cash!

3) Cash Out Your Earnings

Once you’ve earned $20 from your selfies and referring your friends, you can cash out at anytime via Check or donate your earnings to charity!

How Does Pay Your Selfie Pay?

Pay Your Selfie App Review: How Does It Pay? Pay Your Selfie pays via mailed Check or Charity Donation. The minimum cash out amount is $20. Once you earn $20 you can cash out at anytime inside the app.

It says that most check take 2-3 weeks to receive. Before payment is sent, they will review all of your photos to make sure they met the requirements before cutting your check.

Pay Your Selfie Refer A Friend Program

Pay Your Selfie just released a refer a friend program in the latest update. Here’s how it works. You can share your photos on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Text, and Email. When you share a photo it includes your referral link in the description.

When a friend signs up for Pay Your Selfie through your referral link you’ll earn $.50. There’s no limit to how many referrals you can have and it’s a super easy way to make more money! If you have a website, you can copy the referral link from a photo and use the link on your blog!

Pay Your Selfie Concerns & Complaints

What Do They Do With Your Photos?

Now this concern isn’t something we think about much, just because we share photos and information about ourselves on social media everyday. Really sharing photos of Paid Your Selfies is the same as putting them on any social network, but with that being said, I’m not sure what they do with these photos.

Just be aware that they will have access to the photos you take inside the app, and you can give access to your photo library. I probably would stay away from giving access to all of your photos if possible!

Not Enough Paid Projects

When you first join you’ll find 10-15 selfies for cash opportunities¬†available, but it seems after you complete them, new projects come in slow.

The big issue with this is that it takes $20 to reach the minimum cash out amount, if you don’t have any photo opportunities it’s going to take forever to reach the cash out amount.

Although you can earn $5-$10 right of the bat, earnings will most likely slow down after completing the projects available right after joining.

Photos Not Approved

I haven’t had this happen to me, but there’s been some reviews in the app store that says people are taking photos that meet the requirements of the project, but after they’re reviewed money is taken off their account.

Of course I don’t have the evidence if the selfie actually met the requirements, but it kind of suck to know your selfies may not be approved. It could be that the selfies they took actually did not meet the requirements though, I have no way of proving this.

I’d say do your best to meet the requirements and most likely your photos will be approved, all of mine have so far.

Is Pay Your Selfie A Scam?

From what I’ve seen, Pay Your Selfie is not a scam. But there’s some complaints that I have with this app. The main one being it’s going to take awhile to reach the cash out amount.

With that being said, this app is very unique and it’s awesome you can get paid to take selfies.

If you’d like to learn more or to download the app visit Pay Your Selfie to get started!

Honestly I don’t highly recommend Pay Your Selfie, but here’s some awesome apps that I do highly recommend.

If you’ve used this app and think it’s a scam, please leave me some comments below. I’d love to hear your thoughts on this paid to take selfies app!

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Michel - December 5, 2015 Reply

This is an interesting review and something totally different. As you say, the only thing that would worry me is what they actually do with the photos they pay you for.

Otherwise this may be an exciting opt-in for teenagers to do as it is an easy way for them to earn doing something they seem to be doing all the time anyway.

What is the lower age limit?

    Brok - December 5, 2015 Reply

    Hey Michel thanks for the comment.

    You’re right that teens and even adults are taking selfies all the time now, so why not get paid for it!

    There’s some privacy concerns like you mentioned so it may not be for everyone.

    It looks like anyone over the age of 17 can join!

    Hope this helps,


Palesa - December 5, 2015 Reply

This sounds so cool and i just can’t believe i can make money from taking selfie. It really looks like there’s an app for anything these days, not that i’m complaining. the only concern i have with the app is that it takes a long time to reach payout amount but other than that, sounds like a blast to me. do you by any chance know if they offer paypal cashout option? it wasn’t mentioned in the review

    Brok - December 5, 2015 Reply

    Hey Palesa,

    Thanks for checking out my website and review of Pay Your Selfie. As you said it’s an awesome way to make some money.

    Unfortunately, PayPal is NOT an option for payment. It’s only check and charity donation.

    Hope this helps,


rufat - December 16, 2015 Reply

Hi Brok. Good review of the Pay Your Selfie app. It looks like the program is legit but I don’t think it makes a sense to take selfies and then wait when you can cash out $20. Not a big deal I think. And as I can see, the opportunity is very limited too. Quite a few cons that you mentioned here don’t leave any chance for me to want to try it. But for some people this opportunity may be a good option for making some extra cash.

    Brok - December 16, 2015 Reply

    Hey Rufat,

    Yeah you’re right there’s many complaints I have with this app and it is a very small income with a high cash out amount.

    Really it’s not something I’m interested in either, but I know some people will be interested in the getting paid for selfies thing.

    Thanks for stopping by and reading my Pay Your Selfie App Review!


Lauren - July 7, 2017 Reply

I just started on this App, it’s now allowing PayPal I guess because it asked for me to update my PayPal to connect.
I am a little concerned about what they do with the pictures but I figured if I be careful what is in my picture it won’t be bad. Like one is house pride,
I’d probably take a picture in the back yard where it’s fenced in.
Picture with your car, don’t allow the licsenes plate to show

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