With Secret Codes, you can award entries to users who obtain and enter a code you define. This is ideal for anyone looking to incentivize users into performing tasks or completing actions that might then earn them the code. For example, you could place a secret code somewhere on your online store, or release them during a live stream.

We currently support 2 ways of using secret codes:

  • User can enter a secret code once to complete the step
  • User can enter a secret code every 24 hours to complete the step, and earn additional entries daily

When adding the Secret Code entry step to your giveaway, you'll see the following options:

Available Actions

Enter a Secret Code

Award entries to users who enter a secret code you define.

Configuration Options:
Step Title: This is where you enter the text that will be displayed for this particular step in your giveaway
Worth # Entries: How many entries will be awarded to the user by completing this step. (Example: If you want an entrant to receive 5 entries in the entry pool for completing this step, you would enter 5.)
Secret Codes: Enter the secret codes you want people to use. You can either enter one per line, or separate them by commas.

Things to note:

  • At this time, codes are not single use. More than 1 person can enter the same code from the list of secret codes you define.
  • You can change the secret code list at anytime, and any entries awarded for previously used codes will remain.

 



Enter a Secret Code Daily

Award entries to users who enter a secret code you define, with the option to enter another code every 24 hours.

Configuration Options:
Step Title: This is where you enter the text that will be displayed for this particular step in your giveaway
Worth # Entries: How many entries will be awarded to the user by completing this step. (Example: If you want an entrant to receive 5 entries in the entry pool for completing this step, you would enter 5.)
Secret Codes: Enter the secret codes you want people to use. You can either enter one per line, or separate them by commas.

Things to note:

  • At this time, codes are not single use. More than 1 person can enter the same code from the list of secret codes you define.
  • The step will "unlock" every 24 hours, allowing the user to enter a new code to receive further entries. They cannot enter a code they have already used previously.
  • You can change the secret code list at anytime, and any entries awarded for previously used codes will remain.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

I don't know what codes to enter. Can it be anything?

Yes, you can enter any codes you like and in any format. If you need help or just want to make things easier, you can use a code generator like this, or this.

I only want codes to be used once, how can I do this?

At this time, it's not possible to set codes as one time use, but we'll shortly be adding this feature. In the meantime, if you know all the codes have been used, you can set a new list of codes at anytime. The old codes will no longer be valid.

I live stream and want to give out codes during my stream. What's the best way to do it?

If you stream daily, we'd recommend setting a "Secret Code Daily" step up with however many codes you want to add. For each time you stream, you can then release a new code within the stream or in the chat which people can then use to earn entries. Just remember that users will need to wait a full 24 hours before being able to enter a new code.