Badoo Credits: How to Buy, Earn Your Super Powers

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Super Powers and Credits

Purchase credits on Badoo
It's easy to purchase credits which activate 'Super Powers' on Badoo.

While the Badoo chat and social networking site is free to use, Super Powers are advanced features available to all users for a fee. Credits helps you to promote your profile and get more visibility on Badoo. Badoo users can purchase Super Powers or Credits with any major credit card, PayPal, SMS, App Store or Google Play.

How to Purchase Badoo Credits Online

For the website user, accessing and purchasing credits takes only a few easy steps. Follow along to get started:

  • Sign in to Badoo.
  • Click the "Credits" icon in the left-hand menu
  • Click "Buy Now" or "Top Off" depending on whether you already have credits or not.
  • Select the appropriate purchase option from the pop-up window.

To Purchase with a Credit Card

  • Click the drop-down menu to select the amount of Badoo credits to purchase.
  • Select the type of credit card from the drop-down menu.
  • Enter your card number in the field provided.
  • Enter the name in the next field, as it appears on your card.
  • Enter the month and year of expiration with the drop-down menu.
  • Enter the security code in the last field.
  • Click the blue "Pay by card" button to complete your purchase.

To Purchase with a PayPal Account

  • Click on the "PayPal" logo in the menu of payment options on the left-hand side.
  • Select the number of Badoo credits you wish to purchase from the drop-down menu.
  • Click the yellow "PayPal" button to continue with your purchase.
  • Follow the prompts on the next screen to sign in, purchase your credits.

To Purchase with Pay By Phone

  • Click the "Pay By Mobile" option from the pop-up window.
  • Select the number of Badoo credits you want to buy from the drop-down menu.
  • Enter your mobile phone number in the field provided.
  • Press "Continue" to complete your purchase.

How to Earn Badoo Credits
If you aren't ready to commit to purchasing credits for your Super Powers, Badoo offers a way to earn them instead. To start earning Badoo credits click on the credits icon on the left-hand side (the one that looks like coins) to enter the credits portion of the website, and click the "Earn your credits" button at the top. There you will find a variety of newsletters that you can subscribe to and surveys that you can take which will typically pay out between 100-500 credits per transaction. The offers are primarily from credit card, insurance and health care companies. Be careful when completing a transaction to earn credits that you don't commit to a paid offer by accident; don't enter your credit card information and be sure to read the fine print. Check this location periodically for more ways to earn credits by playing games and making purchases on other websites.

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How to Buy Badoo Credits on Android

Badoo Credits for Android
Screenshot Courtesy, 2012 © Badoo

For Badoo Android app users, finding where to access and purchase your own credits can be confusing. Android users have the option of purchasing credits with either a credit card or pay-by-mobile service. Follow these easy steps to buy Badoo credits and activate Super Powers from your Android device:

  • Navigate to the home screen.
  • Click on your name to access your profile.
  • Select "Super Powers" from the Profile menu.
  • Click the gray "Activate Super Powers" button to continue.
  • Choose from "Pay by mobile" or "Credit card" from the list provided, as illustrated above.
  • Follow the prompts as provided to complete your purchase.

Be careful that you don't inadvertently allow any recurring charges — keep an eye out for any pre-checked boxes opting you into subscriptions and read all of the fine print. 

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Buy Badoo Credits on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Screenshot Courtesy, 2012 © Badoo

For Badoo for iPhone app users, locating where to buy credits can also be confusing. iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad users are limited to purchasing credits with their Apple accounts and the App Store. If you wish to use a credit card, PayPal or other payment option, log-on to the website and follow the steps provided for buying Badoo credits.

Otherwise, follow these easy steps to buy Badoo credits and activate Super Powers from your Apple device:

  • Navigate to the home screen.
  • Click your name to access your profile.
  • Select "Super Powers" from the Profile menu.
  • Choose the appropriate amount of credits you wish to purchase.
  • Enter your Apple ID password, if prompted, to complete your purchase.

Be careful that you don't inadvertently allow any recurring charges — keep an eye out for any pre-checked boxes opting you into subscriptions and read all of the fine print. 

Updated by Christina Michelle Bailey, 7/6/16