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  1. 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.

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      11 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 :)

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          14 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Make Plates for Android.

          The iOS app is gorgeous and I'm jealous.

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            10 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

          • 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…

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              under review  ·  9 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 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.

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                12 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.

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                  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…

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                    4 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…

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                      10 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Just to keep everyone in the loop on FB:

                      The Facebook invite system is very sensitive about emails, and forces us to invite through the Facebook messages feature. This makes it hard to send updates, transactional notifications, etc, and many users do not like getting Facebook app invites.

                      We are still open to doing this down the line, but are making other higher priority changes to the invite system until we know the best way to make this seamless.

                      You can do invite by Gmail / Yahoo, which uses email addresses and is much easier for us to handle.

                      Sorry,
                      Jon

                    • 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 ;)

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                        11 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.

                      • 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

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                          7 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

                        • 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.

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                            9 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 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!

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                              9 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Itemized splits actually aren’t used all that much on our website, so it’s not currently a high priority to bring them to our mobile apps. (We’re also not totally sure how to adapt the design, as itemized bills require a ton of data entry and phones are generally bad at that.) Still, it’s on our list of possible future improvements. In the meantime, very sorry for the inconvenience!

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                                14 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Disable Debt Simplification

                                An option to disable debt shuffling within friends.

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                                  8 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                  Debt simplification can be disabled in groups on the group settings screen – just turn the “simplify debts?” switch to off under “Advanced settings”.

                                  We don’t currently have a setting to block yourself from debt simplifications among friends, but it’s something we may consider in the future. In the meantime, you can revert a debt simplification at any time by deleting any part of it, and the entire transaction will be undone.

                                • Plates Integration

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

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                                    6 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!

                                  • Weekly Reminders

                                    a setting that would automatically send a reminder every week or so for bills

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                                      3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Shared Fund for house

                                      Hey there

                                      As a house we use a single account which we all pay regularly and equally into. From here all bills and house payments are covered. Like a kitty of sorts, we can use it for everything, and there is an excess for emergencies.
                                      It would be great to create an entity, like a Friend, but it is an account that we can keep track of the amount in it, but it doesnt recalculate what people are owed back from it automatically. Currently, if everyone pays say, £100 per month, and a bill comes out of it, if i…

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                                      • Add an unpaid bill

                                        Why can't I add an unpaid bill. I don't care about integrating with my service because I doubt you'll be able to gather bills from the utility company in bfe with no web login. I should be able to add a bill that no one paid, or add a bill that I just recieved that no one has paid. then the first person to pay it can change that.

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                                          15 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Hi Jonathan,

                                          Cool idea. We actually are thinking about integrating with utility companies, but yes, for now you’re right that it would be nice to do that.

                                          We don’t have any plans to add this feature, as it is not popularly requested at the moment and somewhat difficult to implement, but we will probably have to add it in some form when/if we do any utility integration.

                                          I hope this helps!

                                        • 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.

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                                            9 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

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