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  1. Make Plates for Android.

    The iOS app is gorgeous and I'm jealous.

    192 votes
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      16 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Thanks Jesse, couldn’t agree more. In fact, I’m up-voting this too :) As the Splitwise team’s big Android fan, I keep having to ask my friends to go download Plates so we can use it. Plates for Android is definitely something we want to do, but we’re juggling a ton of priorities on the core app on both iPhone and Android right now. But for sure it’s on our minds, and thanks for submitting the suggestion!

      - Jon

    • 173 votes
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        20 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Ability to auto charge interest on a periodical basis

        Add the ability to charge interest on the balance of a group on a recurring basis. Even simple interest instead of compounding interest would be OK.

        171 votes
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          19 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          As of September 2016, we don’t currently have any plans to add features for charging interest. We can definitely see how it’d be useful in some circumstances, especially for large debts, but right now we think it would add too much complexity and require us to redesign some significant parts of our user experience.

        • user may opt to clear recent activity

          let the user decide whether recent activity need to be cleared.

          167 votes
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            28 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • connect to Google Wallet as well as PayPal

            Google Wallet has started supporting money transfers. Helpfully, the money goes into the wallet balance, which can then be spent directly or moved to a bank account.
            Anyway, supporting Google Wallet might not be possible: I'm not sure that their Payments API supports payments between individuals or if the merchant, i.e. you, would have to serve as an intermediary. But give it a shot please.

            148 votes
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              13 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              As of late 2015, Google Wallet does not currently have a public API for person-to-person payments, so unfortunately there’s not a way for us to integrate with them directly. If Google adds that ability at some point in the future, then we’d love to consider this!

            • Recurring expenses with varying costs

              Allow users to add recurring expenses that will vary in cost month to month and prompt the user for that months cost.

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                7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                We’d definitely like to address this, but we haven’t yet found a solution we’re happy with. We’re still brainstorming, but we hope to have something to show you in the not-too-distant future :)

              • let the user add values using a comma (,) as a separator.

                We'd be happy if you considered to add to possibility to add values separated by a comma instead of a period as used in most of Europe as well as in South America and other Regions as shown in the map here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decimal_mark

                123 votes
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                  16 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  This should be how both the iPhone and Android app work at this point (please let us know if this is broken for you on either of those). We still have not fixed this issue on the website, though it is something we plan to do.

                  Marshall

                • 116 votes
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                    20 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Share the balance via Whatsapp

                    It would be great if I can send a message to Whatsapp (telegram, etc..) with the balance of any group.
                    Something the not all the group is checking the application or they even don't want to download it, so you need to use other channels to share the balance.

                    108 votes
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                      20 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      We do allow you to send reminders via email in the app and on the website you can grab a printable group summary from the group expense list month headers. I’m not sure if we’ll ever support whatsapp directly, but we’ll consider it if this gets a lot of votes.

                      Marshall

                    • Send Reminder to all people in a group

                      When we send a reminder, there should be an option available to send it to all members of the group, instead of sending it to individuals.

                      107 votes
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                        13 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Personal expenditure chart

                        I love the monthly expenditure pie chart idea. But currently I can only see the break-up of my expenses when I click on a friend, and it only shows me the break up of the expenses I have in common with that particular friend. It would be useful if I could view the monthly break-up of my expenses independent of the friends (maybe a link through my dashboard). It would be even more awesome If I could sort the table below the chart by the amount, to better understand where I am spending more.

                        100 votes
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                          11 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Make Payment/Bill Due Date Sub Totals (Due now, Due next week, Upcoming bills etc.)

                          Make it possible to add bills and set the due date for payments, then display a sub total of overdue payments.

                          Currently overdue bills are grouped into the total for bills that will be paid in the future. It would be great if the bill owner could set a due date for the bills, so the payees could then see a sub total of overdue bills, bills coming up, and total bills owed. This could be achieved with a filter on the web app, and integrated into the phone apps later.

                          Reminders could then also be automated, and much more…

                          100 votes
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                            under review  ·  11 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • When editing an unequal split, load the entered # of shares or %

                            The main problem we've been encountering is that the editing of expenses is a bit annoying. We usually split the costs unequally and in parts (when someone brings over a friend or when a plate is eaten during several meals), but when we want to edit the number of parts (to add someone who ate later or simply to correct a mistake), only the amount to be paid by each person is remembered by the website and the number of parts everyone had seems to be forgotten by the app, although that was the input that it became at the…

                            99 votes
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                              6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Updating our response since it’s been a long time since the idea was opened. Even though saving the type of unequal split feels like something that would obviously be nice to have (I certainly would use it myself every so often), it requires a change to our data structures, and is therefore a bunch of difficult work to fix, especially since it would need to be fixed separately across iPhone, Android, and web.

                              If you have a specific use case where not having this feature is really bothering you a lot, please email support@splitwise.com, or comment below to let us know why it’s important to you. The original poster’s meal example is clear and I’m wondering if there are other reasons why it is needed, or any easier way for us to fix it.

                              In terms of the priorities of our small team, most bills on Splitwise are split…

                            • Add itemized split method to iOS app?

                              I love using itemized splits on the website, but can't seem to find this feature in the iOS app. Any plans to bring it to iOS?

                              Thanks!

                              98 votes
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                                17 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Updating this since it’s been a while. We’re still leaving this as a possible future improvement. This is not a very popular feature on our website. Figuring out the design for mobile apps continues to be a challenge. Sorry for the inconvenience!

                              • allow expense to be tracked to a given budget

                                i.e. if our household (group) budget is 100 USD a month, split wise shows us how much we have spent of that to date - how much has been spent as allocated to the grocery expense category vs what was defined as the budget. Would be great if we could set budgets for each expense category.

                                Would make a great tool even better at helping us control spend! Seeing a visual budget is much more motivating ;)

                                98 votes
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                                  18 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Budgets definitely make a lot of sense. They’re not a feature on our roadmap yet (we’re a tiny team, and still focused on other improvements), but hopefully they’re something we can work on in the future.

                                • Unequal Bill Dividing Calculation

                                  One of my most common tasks with Splitwise is dividing a bill unequally with one other person. It would be very handy if entering the amount for one person would automatically calculate the remaining amount owed for the other individual.

                                  89 votes
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                                    10 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • currency rate

                                    Currently currency exchange rate is provided automatically and one cannot change it. Typically one cannot buy other currency at official rate as the agent selling the currency also have some margin so we never buy money with the rate splitwise suggests. My idea is to make possible to specify custom exchange rate

                                    87 votes
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                                      13 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                        11 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        The Facebook invite system has changed a lot over the years, and it makes it hard for users to receive updates, notifications, etc. Also, many users do not like getting invites through Facebook.

                                        We are still open to doing this, and we’ll leave it under review for further voting or commentary. For now, we recommend you send invites via email or SMS.

                                      • Option to choose display image for groups

                                        Loved you application a lot, I would like to suggest you that, it will be great if user is allowed to change the image of any group so that it is easily identified in case I have many groups with similar names

                                        78 votes
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                                          19 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Thanks for the suggestion! We’ve talked about this a few times, so you’re definitely not the only person to suggest it :) This feature hasn’t actually been added to our roadmap yet, but it’s on our list of possible improvements for the future.

                                        • Plates Integration

                                          Find a way to integrate Plates with Split Wise so calculations can be ported between apps.

                                          74 votes
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                                            7 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            We definitely want to improve Plates + Splitwise integration over time! Right now, if you share a Plates bill with a friend, they can click on the link and then save their share as a Splitwise IOU. We haven’t had a chance to make updates to Plates in a while, but in the future, we hope to let you do that straight from the Plates app. Until then, apologies for the inconvenience!

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