Does Starbucks Accept Apple Pay? (2022 Facts)

Does Starbucks accept Apple Pay? How can I use Apple Pay when I checkout at Starbucks? Do all stores accept Apple Pay? Get answers to these questions and more in this Apple Pay help guide.

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What is Apple Pay?

Apple Pay is a contactless payment system for iOS devices that allows users to make payments in stores, in apps, and on the web. Apple Pay uses Near Field Communication (NFC) technology to transmit payment information securely and works with iPhone 6 and later, iPad Pro, iPad Air 2 and later, iPad mini 3 and later, and Apple Watch.

In stores, Apple Pay works with iPhone 6 and later and Apple Watch. To pay in stores, hold your iOS device near the contactless reader with your finger on Touch ID.

You don't even need to wake up your device or open an app. If you're paying with Apple Watch, double-click the side button and hold the display up to the contactless reader. A gentle tap is all it takes.

In apps and on websites, Apple Pay works with iPhone 6 and later, iPad Pro, iPad Air 2 and later, iPad mini 3 and later, and iPod touch (6th generation). To pay in apps and on websites in Safari, you need an iPhone 6 or later or an iPad Pro, iPad Air 2, or iPad mini 3.

Or you can use Touch ID on your MacBook Pro with Touch Bar. On your other devices, you can still use Apple Pay within apps and on websites in Safari. Just look for the Apple Pay button or choose Apple Pay as your payment method.

Can you use Apple Pay at Starbucks? Does Starbucks take Apple Pay?

Yes, Starbucks takes Apple Pay as a payment method in stores. To pay at Starbucks with Apple Pay, hold your iPhone up to the contactless reader with your finger on Touch ID.

You don't need to open an app or wake up your device. If you're paying with Apple Watch, just double-click the side button and hold the display up to the contactless reader. A gentle tap is all it takes.

Do all stores take Apple Pay?

Most stores that have contactless payment terminals should accept Apple Pay. To find out if a store near you accepts Apple Pay, you can use the Apple Maps app on your iPhone (search for the store > tap Info > tap Apple Pay under the Contact heading). You can also ask the store directly or check their website.

Do all Starbucks stores accept Apple Pay?

Yes, all Starbucks stores in the U.S. accept Apple Pay as a payment method.

How do I set up Apple Pay?

To set up Apple Pay on your iPhone, open the Wallet app and tap the "+" sign. If you're using an iPad, go to Settings > Wallet & Apple Pay. Then follow the instructions on your screen.

You can add your credit and debit cards to Apple Pay using the Wallet app on your iPhone or iPad. Or you can go to Settings > Wallet & Apple Pay and enter the card information there.

To set up Apple Pay on your Apple Watch, open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone and tap Wallet & Apple Pay.

Can I use Apple Pay at the Starbucks drive-thru?

Yes, you can use Apple Pay at the Starbucks drive-thru. Just hold your iPhone up to the contactless reader with your finger on Touch ID. You don't need to open an app or wake up your device.

If you're paying with Apple Watch, just double-click the side button and hold the display up to the contactless reader.

What other forms of payment does Starbucks accept?

Starbucks also accepts cash, credit and debit cards, visa gift cards, American Express gift cards, MasterCard gift cards, Starbucks gift cards, mobile orders (order ahead), and more.

Do I need an iPhone to use Apple Pay?

No, you don't need an iPhone to use Apple Pay. You can also use it with your iPad or Apple Watch.

Does Starbucks accept Google Pay or Samsung Pay?

No, Starbucks does not accept Google Pay or Samsung Pay as a payment method.

Does Starbucks accept PayPal?

No, Starbucks does not accept PayPal as a payment method.

What is the difference between Apple Pay and Apple Cash?

Apple Pay is a payment method that you can use to pay for goods and services in stores, apps, and on websites. Apple Cash is a feature of the Wallet app that lets you send and receive money from friends and family.

How do I add my loyalty or Starbucks gold card to Apple Pay?

You can add your loyalty or Starbucks gold card to Apple Pay by opening the Wallet app on your iPhone and tapping the "+" sign. Then follow the instructions on your screen. You can also go to Settings > Wallet & Apple Pay and enter the card information there.

Or you can add your loyalty or Starbucks gold card to Apple Pay by opening the Wallet app on your iPhone and tapping the "+" sign. Then follow the instructions on your screen. You can also go to Settings > Wallet & Apple Pay and enter the card information there.

Can I use Apple Pay if my device is lost or stolen?

Yes, you can use Apple Pay if your device is lost or stolen. If you lose your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, you can use Find My iPhone to help you find it and protect your data.

If you lose your Apple Watch, you can use Find My iPhone to help you find it and remotely erase your data.

You can also call your card issuer to report your card lost or stolen and suspend or cancel your account.

What if I have questions about using Apple Pay at Starbucks?

If you have questions about using Apple Pay at Starbucks, please call Customer Service at 1-800-STARBUX (1-800-782-7282).

Can I pay using my Starbucks iPhone app?

Yes, you can pay using your Starbucks iPhone app. To pay, simply hold your phone up to the contactless reader with your finger on Touch ID. You don't need to open the app or wake up your phone. If you're paying with Apple Watch, just double-click the side button and hold the display up to the contactless reader.

What are the benefits of using the Starbucks iPhone app instead of Apple Pay?

The Starbucks iPhone app offers many benefits, including the ability to reload your Starbucks Card, collect Stars toward free drinks, view your transaction history, and more.

Additionally, the Starbucks app provides exclusive offers and coupons that can be redeemed in-store.

Collecting Starbucks rewards is a great way to save money. Use the Starbucks mobile app to pay in the drive-thru or at the register to earn and redeem points.

Why should I use Starbucks cards to purchase drinks at Starbucks?

Starbucks cards offer many benefits, including the ability to reload your card, collect stars toward free drinks, view your transaction history, and more.

Can I use cash or debit cards on top of my Apple Pay payment at Starbucks?

Yes. You can use both forms of payments.

How can I find a nearby Starbucks store that accepts Apple Pay?

All Starbucks accepts Apple Pay as a form of payment. To find a nearby location, use the store finder.

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