McDonald’s customers on TikTok share some of their favorite hacks for redeeming multiple coupons in the popular fast food franchise’s mobile application.
Chains typically limit the number of deals, promotions, and coupons offered on their apps within a certain amount of time, but one customer came up with a hack to avoid the 10-minute wait between using each coupon. shared.
One TikToker, Jess Holden (@theholdens_), said that coupons only last 10 minutes, so she usually orders on mobile, waits a few minutes in the parking lot, places another order, and then gets another coupon to use. It is said that it will be coupon.
But Sunnyga (@prettybabyga), another TikToke, spliced together Holden’s video and said she found a way to get around this coupon limit without spending extra time in the McDonald’s parking lot. her way.
@prettybabyga #stitch with @theholdens_ really beating the system. A ball on a budget. #fyp #mcdonaldshacks #mcdonalds #couponing ♬ Sunny Day – Ted Fresco
“This young woman is talking about the McDonald’s app. because we’re going to place an order for ,” Suniga said of Holden’s video. “But I actually beat the system.”
Then tell your viewers to place an order through your app and use one coupon as usual.
“Place your order. Use your coupon. Pay for it,” she suggests. “Take a screenshot of your order number, go to your McDonald’s app settings and clear your cache.”
By clearing the cache from the app’s settings, customers can use another coupon right away, Sunnyga said.
“You can immediately use another coupon to place another order,” she explains. “She doesn’t have to wait 10 minutes. I think she got her three coupons and in the parking lot she sat for 30 minutes.”
The “settings” Sunnyga refers to are the general settings of the mobile operating system of your device. McDonald’s has only developed mobile apps for these two operating systems, so this will likely be for him either Android or iOS.
On recent versions of Android, users can navigate to the app drawer, long press an app,[アプリ情報]Just tap This will take the user directly to the app’s settings and give them the option to clear the app’s cache. Similarly, on iOS or Android, users can go to the “Settings” app, then “Apps”, select the McDonald’s application, clear the cache there, and try Sunnyga’s method. increase.
The Daily Dot reached out to McDonald’s via email, and Sunnyga asked for more information in a TikTok comment.
In the comments, some expressed disbelief in clearing the cache option of the McDonald’s application. “False. The app does not have a clear cache option. Deal Trimmer is 15 minutes instead of 10,” claimed one user.
Another TikToker said the trick doesn’t work on iOS devices, adding that the time limit is also 15 minutes. Also, in my case I have to wait 15 minutes. “
For users confused about how to clear the cache, Sunnyga has posted a follow-up video explaining how to do it on what appears to be iOS.
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*First published: January 23, 2023 at 2:08 PM CST
Jack Alban is a freelance journalist for the Daily Dot covering trending human interest/social media stories and how real people react to them. He’s always trying to incorporate evidence-based research, current events, and facts related to these stories to create not-so-average viral posts.