Send Starbucks Gifts with iMessage

Text your friends Starbucks Gifts

You’re just a few taps away from sending friends Starbucks Gifts via iMessage with Apple Pay. It’s a quick way to say thanks, send a birthday gift, or let someone know you’re thinking of them.


How to get started

If you already have the Starbucks® app...


  1. Open a message in iMessage
  2. Tap the app button
  3. Tap the four dots in the bottom left corner to open your App drawer
  4. Tap the plus button to open the App Store for iMessage
  5. Tap “Manage”
  6. Toggle right to enable Starbucks Gifts

How to send your gift


  1. Tap the app button
  2. Tap the four dots in the bottom left corner to open your app drawer
  3. Select the Starbucks Gifts app
  4. Choose a value, and send your gift with Apple Pay

If you don’t have the Starbucks® app…


  1. Open a message in iMessage
  2. Tap the app button
  3. Tap the four dots in the bottom left corner to open your app drawer
  4. Tap the plus button to open the App Store for iMessage
  5. Search for the Starbucks Gifts app
  6. Tap “Get” to download and enable

Legal Disclaimer: Must have an Apple Pay account, have downloaded the Starbucks Gifts for iMessage App with an iPhone 5S or above, and must be iOS 10.2.1 or above users.