How Does the New Target Cartwheel Work?

Cartwheel by Target

There is a new way to save at Target using the Target Cartwheel and Target Cartwheel App.

So how does this new Target Cartwheel work?

  1. Sign up using either your email or your Facebook account
  2. If you have a smartphone, you can also add the app to your phone. iPhone app or Android app.
  3. Scroll through the available offers and add any offers you will use to your account.
  4. Redeem your offers in store:
  • If you are using Target Cartwheel on your computer, simply click on “My Cartwheel” then “Redeem in Store” to be able to print a barcode to use in store.
  • If you have a smartphone, after you have added the offers to your cartwheel account, simply open it to the barcode for your cashier to scan.

The key to using Target Cartwheel from your desktop at home is you must add the offers to your account before you print your barcode in order to get the savings. If you are using a smartphone, it is easier to add offers while in store.

The best part of this new Target Cartwheel program is you can combine Cartwheel offers with your coupons! You are allowed one Cartwheel offer with one manufacturer’s coupon and one Target coupon! So you can get triple the savings!

So how do the Target Cartwheel Savings Work?

  • The Cartwheel discount is taken after Target Coupons but before any manufacturer coupons.
  • Your cartwheel discount is limited to four of the same item in a single transaction. For example: If you have loaded a cartwheel offer on socks to your account, the discount can only be applied to four pairs of socks in a single transaction.
  • You can save on your entire Cartwheel list up to six times per day, meaning you would need to do separate transactions if you’d like to buy more than four of any given offer.
  • If you would like to make sure an item qualifies for a cartwheel offer before you buy it, you can bring the item up to guest services and ask them to check it. Just present the item and your cartwheel barcode for them to scan.
  • To start, you can only load 10 offers to your Target Cartwheel account. The more offers you use, and the more you share these offers with your friends (this happens when you log-in with your Facebook account) the more offers you can load to your account.

Will you be using the new Target Cartwheel?

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  1. Have you been able to successfully use a Target Cartwheel offer? I have tried several, but every time has been unsuccessful. I rarely am able to connect to the Target network. Or if I do connect while in the store aisle to check that I am buying the exact item in the offer, then I can’t connect at the cash register to show the offer. I have checked the Target forum and numerous other people throughout the US say the same thing. Store manager says they’ll look into it but it happens again and again. So, I am not pleased at all. I have printed the cartwheel offer a few times at home and brought to the store but that has been a pain. What has been your experience?

  2. Cathy, I have been able to use my Cartwheel with no issues. Are you saying your smartphone is having trouble getting a signal in the store? I hadn’t heard of this problem. Andrea

  3. Cathy, Have you tried this: If you’re having trouble pulling up your barcode or the app in your Target store, make sure you’re connected to our in-store guest wifi. Go to your phone settings and select “Target Guest Wifi”. Then accept the Terms & Conditions for using the network. If you don’t automatically see the acceptance screen, you can prompt it by opening your mobile web browser and navigating to your favorite site. Once you accept the Target Guest Wifi Terms & Conditions, you should be able to navigate the app successfully. Let me know if that works for you, Andrea

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