YOUR ACCOUNT

Change your password

1. On iOS: Tap Profile image in the top left corner, then tap the Settings, then tap Account.

(On Android: Tap the menu Profile image in the top left corner, then tap Account Settings).

2. Tap Change Password.

3. Enter your current password.

4. Enter your new password.

5. Tap Save in the top right corner (Done on Android).

Change your email

1. On iOS: Tap the Profile image in the top left corner, then tap the Settings, then tap Account.

(On Android: Tap the Profile image in the top left corner, then tap Account Settings).

2. Tap Change Email.

3. Enter your new email address.

4. Tap Save in the top right corner (Done on Android).

Subscribe to Invstr Premium

1. Tap the Profile image in the top left corner.

2. Tap Premium.

3. Tap the green Go Premium button at the bottom of the screen.

4. Follow the necessary subscription steps for your device.

INSTRUMENTS

What are Instruments?

Financial instruments are assets that can be traded, such as stocks, currencies or cryptocurrencies. There are over 2,000 instruments available in the Invstr app.

Finding instruments

1. Navigate to the Home screen.

2. Tap the plus (+) icon in the top right corner to open the Instrument Explore screen.

3. Tap the search box to search instruments by name (e.g. ‘Apple’) or ticker (e.g. ‘aapl’).

4. To explore instruments by sector or featured groups, tap a sector (e.g. ‘Auto’) or a featured group (e.g. ‘Risers’).

Tip: Instruments can also be discovered through the feed, via search, and on user profiles.

Adding instruments to your Watchlist

Your watchlist is a list of instruments that you are following or “watching” but aren’t actually in your Fantasy Finance portfolio. It’s a great way to keep an eye on your favorite instruments until you’re ready to add them to your portfolio.

1. Find an instrument using one of the methods above (See ‘Finding instruments’).

2. Tap on an instrument logo or ticker (e.g. #netflx) to view its preview.

3. Tap ADD TO WATCHLIST.

Once you’ve added an instrument, it will appear in your Watchlist on the Home screen.

View more about an instrument

The instrument hub is where you’ll find key info about an instrument like charts and the instrument’s news feed.

To ‘view more’ from the Home screen:

1. Swipe left on an instrument to View More.

To ‘view more’ from the Feed:

1. Tap an instrument ticker (e.g. #aapl) or its logo to view its preview.

2. Tap View More.

 

View an instrument's chart

1. Navigate to an instruments hub using one of the methods mentioned above (See ‘View more about an instrument’).

2. Tap Chart.

 

TRADING

Open Trade screen

From the Home screen:

1. Tap on the instrument you’d like to trade to open the trade screen.

 

From the Feed:

1. Tap an instrument ticker (e.g. #aapl) or it’s logo to view it’s preview.

2. Tap Trade.

 

How to Trade: Opening a position

Buying’ an instrument means you will make a profit if the price goes up or make a loss if the price goes down. Selling’ means you will profit if the price goes down and lose if the price goes up. Both are considered ‘Opening a position’.

From the Trade screen:

1. Select the instrument you want to trade using the carousel of instrument logos at the bottom of the Trade screen.

2. Tap BUY or SELL

3. Select the percentage of your portfolio you’d like to allocate

(Free users can allocate 10%; Premium users are able to allocate 2.5%, 5%, 10%, 15% or 20%)

4. Tap BUY or SELL

Tip: Opening a position will use 1 trade.

How to Trade: Closing a position

1. Select the instrument you want to trade using the carousel of instrument logos at the bottom of the Trade screen.

2. Depending on your positions performance, tap TAKE PROFIT or CUT LOSS to bring up the trade confirmation overlay. (If your position is on 0.00% performance the button will say CLOSE POSITION)

3. Depending on your positions performance, tap the green TAKE PROFIT button, or the red CUT LOSS button to confirm the trade. (If your position is on 0.00% performance the button will say CLOSE POSITION)

 

Tip: Closing a position will use 1 trade.

Earning Trades

Every day you use the app, you earn 4 trades.

Premium users earn 8 trades per day.

Answering the weekly poll will earn 2 trades.

Trades are awarded daily. You can see your trade count at the bottom of the Trade screen.

You can also earn trades by answering ad-hoc polls and surveys. You will find them from time to time in the feed.

LEAGUES

View the Leagues screen

1. Tap Leagues on the main navigation bar.

 

View the Invstr Fantasy League (the global league)

 

From the Leagues screen:

1. Tap blue cell at the top of the screen that says Invstr Fantasy League.

 

Creating a private league

 

From the Leagues screen:

1. Tap +Create button.

2. Add an image, title, and description for your league.

3. Tap the CREATE LEAGUE button.

 

Joining a private league

 

To join a league that someone else created, you must be invited.

View your invites from the Leagues screen:

1. Tap on the Invites button (this will only be active if you have invites pending).

2. Tap Accept if you wish to join the league OR tap Ignore if you don’t wish to join the league

If you Ignore an invite, the person who invited you will not be notified.

 

Invite someone outside Invstr to join your private league

 

From the Leagues screen:

1. Tap on the private league you created.

2. Tap Info in the top right corner.

3. Tap SHARE INVITE LINK to share an invite link outside the app.

 

Invite someone on Invstr to your private league

 

From the Leagues screen:

1. Tap on the private league you created.

2. Tap Info in the top right corner.

3. Tap Invite Others.

4. Search for people you want to invite and tap the Invite button next to their name to send them a league invite. You can only invite users who are following you.

 

Ending a private league

 

From the Leagues screen:

1. Tap on the private league you created and would like to end.

2. Tap Info in the top right corner.

3. Tap End League.

4. Confirm that you want to end the league.

 

Academy

Finding Academy

 

1. Tap Profile image on top left, this will open the side bar menu.

2. Tap the Academy in the side bar.

3. You can also find Academy by taping the panel in your profile.

 

Begin Academy

 

Click on Module 1:

1. When Module 1 opens you will see the 5 lessons you need to complete before taking the quiz

2. To begin, click on Introduction to Academy

 

Adding terms to My Glossary

1. When in Academy lessons you will find highlighted terms you can add to ‘My Glossary‘ to refer to later.

2. Click on a highlighted term, the definition will open. Simply click the Add to My Glossary button

To review the terms in My Glossary:

1. On the Academy home screen you will find a book icon in the top right corner. Simply tap the book icon and your saved My Glossary terms will appear on a new screen.

Trophies

1. When you complete a module in Academy by passing the module quiz (7 out of 10 correct answers), you are awarded a trophy

 To see what trophies you have earned. 

1. Just above Academy on the profile page you find your Trophy area. When you open the Trophy room you can click on each trophy to see when you earned it.

FOLLOW, UNFOLLOW & INVITE FRIENDS

Search for people to follow

 

1. Tap Feed on the main navigation bar.

2. Tap the Search icon in the top left corner.

3. Check that you’re on the People tab and start typing to search for someone.

 

Tip: You can also discover people through the Invstr Fantasy League and the feed.

 

Follow someone

 

From someone’s profile page:

1. Find someone you wish to follow using one of the methods above (see ‘Search for people to follow’) and navigate to their profile by tapping their name or display picture.

2. Tap the Follow button.

 

From search results:

1. Tap the Follow button next to their name in the list of results.

 

Unfollow someone

 

From someone’s profile page:

1. Find someone you wish to unfollow using one of the methods above (see ‘Search for people to follow’) and navigate to their profile by tapping their name or display picture.

2. Tap the Unfollow button.

 

From search results:

1. Tap the Unfollow button next to their name in the list of results

 

Inviting friends

 

Invite friends to join Invstr using an invite link.

 

From the Home screen:

1. Tap Profile image in the top left corner.

2. Tap the Invite Friends.

3. Tap Copy link to copy and share your invite link manually OR tap SHARE INVITE to share your invite link via email, Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp and more.

 

POSTING, COMMENTING & SHARING

Community guidelines

The Invstr Feed is the place to share, comment, and learn. We want to hear your thoughts and ideas about investing and the financial markets. And while we encourage all manner of opinions and a healthy debate, we also want to make sure our users feel safe and welcome at all times. That’s why we’ve created our community guidelines.

Post to the Invstr Feed

1. Tap Feed on the main navigation bar.

2. Tap the blue Write post icon in the bottom right corner.

3. Write your post and tap Post in the top right corner.

Comment on a post

From the Feed:

1. Tap Comment under the post.

2. Tap the comment field to activate the keyboard.

3. Type your comment and tap Reply to post it.

Sharing a post

From the Feed:

1. Tap Share under the post.

2. Tap Write Post to share the post on the Invstr feed OR share it externally to a platform of your choice.

Post links (URLs) to news and other external articles in the feed

From the Feed:

1. On iOS: Tap the Write post icon in the top right corner.

(On Android: Tap the blue Write post icon in the bottom right corner.)

2. Type or paste the URL into the post field.

3. Tap Post in the top right corner.

PROGRESSION

How does progression work?

The progression system offers a quick view of your progress on Invstr.

As you explore the app and play Fantasy Finance, you’ll earn XP (experience points), which helps you move up levels and unlock badges.

There are 7 tiers, each with their own badge:

1. Intern
2. Novice
3. Associate
4. Analyst
5. Pro
6. Expert
7. Guru

View your progress

1. Tap Profile image in the top left corner.

2. Tap Profile

3. Tap the Icon with your badge in the corner of your Profile image to view the Badges and Levels screen.

Badges & Levels screen explained

The Badges & Levels screen shows your most recent badge, and your current level.

Below that, you will see a timeline of the levels for this badge, the amount of XP you have earned, and how much you need to go up to the next level.

It also shows your most recent XP earnings, the badges you’ve already unlocked, and the ones you can still unlock.

 

How to earn XP

Earn XP by completing any of these actions:

  • Unlocked first badge (500 XP)
  • Made 20% on a trade (2000 XP)
  • Made 10% on a trade (1000 XP)
  • Made 5% on a trade (500 XP)
  • IFL new personal best (500 XP)
  • Made a trade (10 XP)
  • New follower (100 XP)
  • Added profile picture (100 XP)
  • League invite accepted (200 XP)
  • Your league has 5 members (500 XP)
  • Joined private league (100 XP)
  • Checked signals (5 XP)
  • Checked community stats (5 XP)
  • Comparison chart (20 XP)
  • Technical chart (30 XP)
  • Read news (5 XP)
  • Premium XP bonus (250 XP)
  • Your friend joined Invstr (750 XP)
  • 3-day streak (100 XP)
  • 7-day streak (500 XP)
  • 14-day streak (1000 XP)
  • 21-day streak (2000 XP)
  • 30-day streak (3000 XP)
  • Started DriveWealth application (250 XP)

 

INVEST

What is Invest?

When you’re ready to invest for real, the Invest screen lets you do so from directly within the Invstr app using our brokerage partner.

Create a new DriveWealth account

From the Home screen:

1. Tap Invest on the main navigation bar.

2. Tap Start brokerage account.

3. Tap Continue.

4. Tap CREATE ACCOUNT to begin setting up a new account.

 

Link an existing DriveWealth account

From the Home screen:

1. Tap Invest on the main navigation bar.

2. Tap Login and enter your existing credentials to login to your account.

 

Please note: Invstr is neither a broker-dealer nor investment adviser. Brokerage services are provided by our partners. You must read and accept their terms of use before investing. To view DriveWealth’s Terms & Conditions, tap the information icon in the top right corner.

For more information about ‘Invest’ please email us at support@invstr.com

FEEDBACK & SUPPORT

Your feedback helps us to continually improve Invstr, so feel free to send us any feedback, suggestions or bug reports by using the ‘Contact Support’ page in the app or send us an email.

We also want to make sure the Invstr Feed remains a place to learn and share, free from abusive language and inappropriate behaviour. You can report a post, comment, or user profile that violates our community guidelines.

Send feedback by email

If you’d like to send feedback about the Invstr app directly, please email support@invstr.com

 

Send feedback in the app

From the Home screen:

1. On iOS: Tap Profile on the main navigation bar, then tap the Settings icon in the top right corner, then tap About Invstr.

(On Android: Tap the menu icon in the top left corner.)

2. Tap Contact Support.

3. Select the reason for your feedback from the dropdown menu.

4. Write your feedback in the message box and tap Send in the top right corner.

 

Reporting a Post or Comment

From the Feed:

1. Tap the flag in the top right of the post or comment.

2. Type in the reason for reporting it.

3. Tap YES, REPORT POST.

 

Reporting a User Profile

1. Navigate to the person’s profile you wish to report.

2. Tap the flag next to the follow / unfollow button.

3. Choose whether to report the user’s profile photo, link, or description.

4. Type in the reason for reporting it.

5. Tap YES, REPORT

 

If you ever experience abuse, harassment, discrimination, or you feel unsafe while using the Invstr app, please let us know as soon as possible via the options above. Alternatively, you can reach out to us directly by emailing support@invstr.com.