Fact Sheet: Starbucks Card Mobile App & Mobile Payment

Launched in September 2009, the Starbucks Card Mobile App for iPhone® and iPod® touch was a breakthrough for Starbucks Card customers, allowing them to manage their Starbucks Cards through the convenience of their mobile device. Customer input on My Starbucks Idea led to the development of the Starbucks Card Mobile App for select BlackBerry smartphones in September 2010. With the Starbucks Card Mobile App, customers can manage their card account, reload their card balance directly from their smartphone with a major credit card, check their My Starbucks Rewards status, find nearby Starbucks stores and pay for purchases with the newly expanded mobile payment capability.

Starting January 19, 2011, customers in nearly 6,800 company-operated stores in the U.S. can experience  mobile payment. The mobile payment feature allows users to pay for their Starbucks purchases with their supported BlackBerry smartphone, iPhone or iPod touch. The device will display a barcode that can be used just like a Starbucks Card to make a purchase. 

More information about Starbucks official applications is available at www.starbucks.com/coffeehouse/mobile-apps. 


Starbucks Card Mobile App Features


Check your Starbucks Card balance
The Card balance is prominently displayed on the home page of the Starbucks Card Mobile App and can be refreshed from the menu.  Customers with more than one card loaded on the Starbucks Card Mobile App can access all balances. If you register your card, you can also enjoy balance protection in case your card or phone is ever lost.

Reload from your supported BlackBerry smartphone, iPhone or iPod touch
Reload your Starbucks Card balance directly from your smartphone with a major credit card. You can even set up automatic reloads when your card balance gets low. iPhone and iPod touch users also have the option to reload via PayPay.

Check your My Starbucks Rewards status

Register your Starbucks Card and join My Starbucks Rewards, a three-tiered loyalty program created to reward and recognize customers and start earning Stars with every transaction made at a participating store. Gold level status is achieved after earning 30 Stars within a 12 month period. You can track the Stars you earn with the app.

Find nearby Starbucks stores

Use the store locator feature to find stores in your area, including stores offering mobile payment.

Mobile Payment
For customers looking for the fastest way to pay, the Starbucks Card Mobile App offers customers the convenience of paying for their favorite Starbucks® beverages with their mobile phone. The Starbucks Card Mobile App will display a barcode that can be used just like a Starbucks Card to make a purchase. To pay, just hold the mobile device in front of a scanner on the countertop and scan the Starbucks Card Mobile App’s on-screen barcode to make a purchase.

The mobile payment feature is currently not available at the Drive Thru window.

 

 


Starbucks Card Mobile App for select BlackBerry smartphones

The App is available for a variety of BlackBerry smartphones including BlackBerry® 8800 series; BlackBerry® Bold series; BlackBerry® Curve™ series; BlackBerry® Storm™; BlackBerry® Storm2™ and BlackBerry® Tour™.

BlackBerry smartphone users can text the word “GO” to 70845 or visit http://www.starbucks.com/coffeehouse/mobile-apps/starbucks-card-mobile-bb.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Starbucks Card Mobile App for iPhone and iPod touch
iPhone and iPod touch users can download the app from the App Store at www.itunes.com/appstore/.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For More Information
News media, please contact us at press@starbucks.com.

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