In this guide, you will find the step-by-step process on how to add a Starbucks gift card to the Starbucks app on iPhone or Android. We will also outline how to pay with your phone using the balance and how to transfer the balance to another card.
Adding a Starbucks gift card to the Starbucks app is a great way to always have the balance handy when you need it without having to carry the card around with you.
You can also link the card to your Apple Pay, which makes it even easier to use the card. Alternatively, you can add the gift card to Wallet and use that to pay for your drinks at Starbucks.
How do you add a gift card to Starbucks app?
What you need:
- A Starbucks account: You can open one on Starbucks.com
- A Starbucks gift card: You can get these on Amazon
- The Starbucks app on Android or iPhone
How to add Starbucks gift card to app
- Download the Starbucks app on iPhone or Android
- Sign in to your Starbucks account
- If you already have a card assigned to your account, you will see the card balance and other information. If you have no cards assigned to your account, tap the Cards section at the bottom of the screen
- You will now see the Add card option which is a small plus sign at the bottom of the screen. Click on it
- This will open the new card page
- Add your gift card number and the eight-digit code at the back of your card
- Tap Add card
- This will add the gift card to the Starbucks app
How to transfer your Starbucks gift card balance to separate cards
- On your main cards page, you will see all the cards that are linked to your account
- It is up to you whether you want to keep the balance on separate cardsor transfer all your balance to one card.
- To transfer the balance to another card, first tap on Details on the card you want to transfer the balance from
- Select Transfer Balance
- Choose the card you want to transfer to
- Tap Transfer
- Once you have transferred the balance to another card, you can now delete the empty card
How to delete a gift card from Starbucks app
- Tap on Details next to the card you want to delete
- Tap the X to delete the card
- You will be asked to confirm whether you want to delete the card
- Tap Remove card
- Confirm once more to permanently remove the card
Final Thoughts: Can I add a gift card to my Starbucks app?
As you can see, it is very easy to add a gift card to your Starbucks app. The best part about it is that you can still continue to use the physical Starbucks gift card even after adding it to the app. The app will track the balance on the card, so you’ll always know how much is left.
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