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  1. Allow negative adjustments in Split by Adjustment

    Allow split by adjustment to not only add but subtract amounts. For instance, removing someone from a $5 purchase of eggs on an otherwise equal grocery bill if they are vegan.

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      4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • enable mass editing of expenses

      I have a bunch of expenses that I want to put in a group but I can't find a way to do it other than one at a time. There should be a way to edit several fields on multiple expenses at once. I see there's a suggestion called "Bulk Edit Expense" but it hasn't been commented on since 2012.

      By the way, I just clicked to sign in with Google and got this security message from Chrome: You attempted to reach feedback.splitwise.com, but instead you actually reached a server identifying itself as *.uservoice.com. This may be caused by a…

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        10 comments  ·  Web app  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Updating this as it’s been a while. We’ve discussed this a few times and can see how it would be useful in a few cases (such as mass-moving expenses between groups – if you or anyone else needs help with that, feel free to send us a support email). We’ll keep it open for now for further voting and comments.

      • Custom keywords for auto categorization

        Splitwise already detects words like "pizza" or "bar" to set a category, but it doesn't know location specifics. Thus would it be great if I were able to set my own keywords like "Shop XYZ" > groceries or "McMurderBuger" > Dining out.

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          11 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Great idea! To be honest, it’s a lot of extra work to create a custom user-by-user system (maybe a good idea for the Pro version?), so that’s not likely in the near term. But if you have suggestions for words to add, please feel to email us at support@splitwise.com or add them to the comments. We also review the system periodically and add new “magic” words when we think of ones to add.

          Best,
          Jon

        • Periodic payments

          I have to add the same amount for Comcast and electricity bill every month. It would be nice to have a periodic payment for such types of bill

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            11 comments  ·  Web app  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Hey there! I can’t quite tell from your description – are you trying to add a recurring bill (e.g. a cable bill that’s the same cost every month), or a recurring payment to another Splitwise user (e.g. you pay back your friend $50 every week)? We don’t support recurring payments to friends right now, but we do support recurring bills: just click on the date when adding or editing a bill, and you’ll see options to make that bill recur weekly/monthly/etc. Hope that helps!

          • Monthly expense Tab

            To have a monthly expense tab, that shows monthly expenses till now and past month expenses like you send in every month at mail. It will also help the person to keep track of his expenses in different categories.

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              10 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              We’re working on some features like this now! In the meantime, you may want to check out the printable summary page for groups on our website (go to a group, then click “view printable summary” at the top of each month’s expenses), as well as the trends view for groups on our website (go to a group, then click the “Trends” button at the top of the right sidebar, then click “View full details” at the bottom of the right sidebar). Hope that helps!

            • add a 'by calendar' split method

              Our household recently had some of its occupants change, and so the payment of things like rent and bills has been complicated. We needed to figureout who was present for each bill, and for how much, and therefore how much they should pay as a result.

              Splitting 'by shares' and entering the number of days that people were around was a good solution here, but it's a pain to keep track of that manually.

              What I'd love is a calendar where people can be added or removed. Then when an electricity bill comes in (covering 90 days), the date-range for…

              38 votes
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                8 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • "Who paid" column in Excel export

                When you export your data to Excel there should be an additional column indicating who paid for each expense.

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                  3 comments  ·  Web app  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Split reimbursements unequally

                  After a weekend getaway we returned some unused supplies that had already been entered on Splitwise. We split costs using shares (some people were paying for them and their partner's share) and thought we could add reimbursements in a similar fashion. Unfortunately it appears reimbursements may only be shared evenly.

                  We worked around this by editing the original expense which wasn't as smooth as I've come to expect from Splitwise.

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                    5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Hi Nikesh,

                    Thanks for the idea – the workaround you chose makes sense, and sorry / thanks for your patience. We really appreciate your feedback.

                    I’m going to leave this suggestion as under review to see how many other people are having the issue. Reimbursements are a tricky feature that we are happy to support, but adding additional functionality to them it is not currently a high priority since they are not very commonly used. As a result, I’m sorry I can’t promise a specific place in the roadmap for your suggestion.

                    Best,
                    Jon

                  • support local decimal mark

                    US way 1,234.56 = 1.234,56 (german way).
                    Right now I can not enter "4,56 Euro" as an amount

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                      3 comments  ·  Web app  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Provide an option to NOT email friends

                      Whenever I add a friend that owes me money, you guys send them email and (worse) don't make it clear that you are going to do so. So I've gotten an email or two from friends who are pissed I signed them up for something. Because I respect my friends privacy, this makes Splitwise FAR less useful to me.

                      When adding a new friend who doesn't use Splitwise, there should be a 'do not email this person' option.

                      Apps that insist on bothering your friends are bad. You guys are good. Please don't be bad. :)
                      Thanks!

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                        8 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Sorry for the confusion! We try to make it clear any time you add someone that you are in fact sending them an invite/receipt – if there’s a particular place where we missed that or did it poorly, let us know at support@splitwise.com.

                        We’re definitely considering making emails optional, but it’s a complicated decision, both for business and user experience reasons. For now, it is possible to create groups where not all members have email addresses, which may help you out. Apologies for the trouble!

                      • Confirm cancel/escape of itemised bill adding

                        If we accidentally press Esc or if we happen to click outside the bill entering area, the and new bill popup disappears. We have to enter the whole bill allover again.

                        Ask for a confirmation from the user before cancelling the bill addition

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                          10 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add expenses via email

                          It would be killer to be able to email a set email address (ie, bills@splitwise) with a bill name and attachment and have it automatically added as an expense and add the attachment.

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                            3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            Updating since it’s been a while. We still really like this idea, unfortunately, there’s not a lot of momentum around it. We also haven’t figured out the best way to implement it yet. We’ll leave it open for now for further voting and comments.

                          • Add possibility for paypal.me link

                            The new service from paypal offers new possibilities to transfer money more easily to freinds and family with a link like https://www.paypal.me/username/25.43

                            It makes sense to include the possibility to settle up via this link or to generate the link as such for further sharing. (by adding the paypal.me-username to the splitwise-account)

                            35 votes
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                              5 comments  ·  Web app  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Interesting. I haven’t seen this yet. It’s unlikely we’ll be able to support this as our control over how the PayPal code works is limited, but it’s definitely worth looking into.

                              Marshall

                            • settle up as of <date>

                              the ability to select a bill and settle up at that point, so settle up all bills before this (and perhaps insert that payment into the timeline there)

                              so if I had 3 bills and I owed $80
                              April Gas : $20
                              march Food: $40
                              March Gas $20

                              I could select "March Food" and settle up all my previous payments (march food and gas) and after it would look like this

                              you Owe $20
                              April Gas : $20
                              Rich paid $60
                              march Food: $40
                              March Gas $20

                              THANKS!

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                                5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                We’re not currently planning to add something like this as we believe it would not be used by many users and would therefore unnecessarily complicate the interface. If this idea gets a lot of votes, we’ll reconsider.

                                Marshall

                              • Slack Integration

                                It would be great for teams (corporate or otherwise) to use a slack integration to keep track of SplitWise data. Slack is one of the top most platforms where most of us are always on - any plans to get that integration done?

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                                  7 comments  ·  Mobile  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                    4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Interesting. I just had a look at Monzo’s API documentation: https://monzo.com/docs/#introduction it doesn’t seem like they support p2p transfers at the moment.

                                    Splitwise is always looking to integrate with new payment partners across the world, if we get support for this in the future and there’s enough demand for it, we might consider implementing this in the future.

                                  • Suggested improvement

                                    You should make it so that AFTER having amounts divided among all of the various parties, that you can combine people into a group.
                                    This is useful when a couple is involved. For example, a group trip where there's 1 couple and 2 single people.
                                    It's easier to have them separate to start, because they each have stayed at the hotel or eaten the meals as individuals. But then paying, it is easier to have them as 1 entity.

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                                      6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Allow linkage to Chase Quickpay

                                      Chase quickpay is a quick method of payment that is offered by Chase bank and something I use with a lot of people. Would be great to see it added to the payment options instead of just paypal and Venmo. Thanks! Loving Splitwise! Thanks for making life as a student easier between my friends and I - no more sending and forgetting Excel spreadsheets!

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

                                        Thanks for your suggestion and for your kind words about Splitwise.

                                        We will considering adding Chase Quickpay integration if the idea gets popular amongst our user base, and if Chase begins providing a free API for Quickpay (that’s the tech thing we’d need to do the integration).

                                        In the meanwhile, sorry for any inconvenience and thanks for using Splitwise!

                                        ZC

                                      • make a way to transfer debt between two people

                                        i go out with two of my friends, who they dont interact with each other on their daily lives. One of them paid for all of us. So he is stuck with a dept to a guy that he barely knows. Best solution is to transfer the dept to me. In order to do that right know we need two people and three different transactions. Apart from that, I want to let you guys know you do an amazing job! Thanks!

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                                          6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Thanks for the suggestion! I can definitely see how this would be a useful feature, but it’s also a fairly rare case in our experience, so it’s not yet on our roadmap. If we do eventually add it, we’ll want to make sure that it works in a non-confusing way, as we’ve found that various other features that transfer debt (the “simplify debts” setting in groups, etc) can sometimes cause serious confusion for the people involved.

                                        • Lock group by blocking additional debts after a certain date

                                          We typically make groups for a getaway weekend with lots of people contributing lots of items. We would like the ability to say after x days this group is locked and all bills should be submitted before this date. Ideally, it would send a warning one day before the group is locked and then only payments are allowed to be entered into the group after it is locked.

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                                            4 comments  ·  Web app  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            Thanks for the suggestion! We’re generally against features that can “lock” transactions and prevent other people from editing them, but I can definitely see how this would be useful. I’ll mention this at our next design meeting and add it to our list of possible ideas for future updates.

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