Can You Text A Starbucks Gift Card? (All You Need to Know)

Ronald M. Bieber

Starbucks is one of the most popular coffee shops in the world. But did you know that you can now text a Starbucks gift card to a friend? Keep reading to learn more about this and other questions about using your Starbucks Card via text.

While Starbucks, Inc. has become a recognizable name worldwide, they still use gift cards as their preferred payment method when purchasing drinks and food items in cash. Starbucks Gift Cards are great for any occasion. The problem is there are only a limited number of ways to redeem them. One of these ways is using Starbucks' mobile app. 

If you're like most people, you probably have a smartphone within arm's reach at all times. And if you're like most people, you probably use your smartphone for just about everything – from keeping in touch with friends and family to managing your finances. Keep reading more about this and other questions about using your Starbucks Card via text.

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Can You Text a Starbucks Gift Card?

Yes, you can text a Starbucks gift card via your Starbucks account or the Starbucks mobile app. You send your gift card information to the recipient, and they'll receive a text message with instructions on how to redeem it. If you have an iPhone, you can use the Starbucks app, and the recipient will receive the text in the messaging app. Using an Android phone, you'll receive a URL linking to the gift card online.

How Can I Send A Starbucks Gift Card Via Text?

Starbucks has a great app that allows you to send gift cards via text message. You can also buy a physical Starbucks gift card and send it directly to someone. Sending a Starbucks gift card via text is a quick and easy way to show your friends and family how much you care.

The Starbucks app is available on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone devices. Once you download the app, you can create an account and add money to your Starbucks gift card balance. Here's how to do it:

Step 1: Open the Starbucks app and go to the "eGift Cards" section under your account.

Step 2: Select " Gift Card," choose a card,

Step 3: Choose the amount you want to send. You can buy them in denominations ranging from $10 to $500.

Step 4: Select 'Send a Gift Card' from the menu.

Step 5: Enter the phone number of the recipient.

Step 6: Write a personal message to include with your gift card.

Step 7: Checkout and pay for the card.

Step 8: Send the gift card.

The recipient will receive an automated text message with instructions to redeem their gift card balance at any participating location.

How Does The Starbucks Gift Card Work?

When you purchase a Starbucks gift card, you're purchasing a stored value card that can be used at any participating Starbucks location. The card's value is determined by the amount of money you load onto the card; this can be done online or in-store. Once you have money loaded onto your card, you can use it to make purchases at any participating Starbucks location.

However, the value of your purchase will be deducted from the balance on your card. If your purchase exceeds the balance on your card, you'll need to pay the difference with another form of payment.

Can You Send An eGift Via iMessage to Someone with An Android?

The Starbucks mobile app lets you purchase and redeem gift cards directly from your phone — without the need to go into a store or pay extra fees.

If you're an iPhone user, you may wonder if you can send an eGift to someone with an Android device via iMessage. You can send a Starbucks Gift Card to someone with an Android device.

Use the Starbucks app for Android. You can create an account, add a gift card, and then send the amount you want to the recipient's email address. They'll receive a link to redeem the gift card, which they can do by entering their debit or credit card information.

Another option is to purchase a physical Starbucks Gift Card and send it through the mail. It may take a bit longer, but it's still a great way to show your coffee-loving friends some love.

Can I Send A Gift Card In the Starbucks App?

You can send a gift card in the Starbucks app. To do so, tap on the "Gift" icon in the app and then select "Send a Gift." You can enter the recipient's information and choose how much you'd like to load onto the card. Once you're finished, tap "Send," and your gift card will be on its way. You can also use the Starbucks tutorial on YouTube.

Can You Email Someone A Starbucks Gift Card?

You can email someone a Starbucks gift card. To do so, visit the Starbucks website and click on the "Gift Cards" link. You can choose either a physical gift card or an eGift card. If you select an eGift card, you can enter the recipient's email address and send them the gift card immediately. They receive a link to the gift card if they are android users.

Can I Add Money to A Starbucks Gift Card?

If you're the recipient of a Starbucks gift card, you can't add money to the card after it's been sent. Alternatively, the sender can send another gift card with the amount of money they needed to add,

However, if you register the card to your account, you'll be able to add funds to it. To do so, log in to your account and select the "Add Funds" option. You can enter the amount you'd like to add and follow the prompts to complete the transaction.

Can You Purchase a Gift Card On The Starbucks App?

You can purchase a Starbucks gift card on the Starbucks app. You can either pay for the gift card with your credit or debit card or add the gift card to your Starbucks Rewards account and use your rewards balance to pay for it.

Do Starbucks Gift Cards Expire?

Starbucks gift cards are generally accepted as payment at any participating Starbucks store. However, you will need a gift card to redeem it for merchandise or food, or drinks. Starbucks gift cards do not expire. You can continue to use your card until the balance is depleted.

Can I Send An Amazon Gift Card Via Text Message?

Yes, you can. You can buy an Amazon gift card via the app. Head to the Amazon website and purchase one for yourself or someone else. You will receive a confirmation code via SMS within 24 hours of your order.

You can then use that code to complete your purchase at checkout.


You can text a Starbucks gift card to a friend or family member as long as you have the phone number of the person you want to send it to. All you need to do is enter the amount you want to spend on the card and the recipient's phone number into the designated fields on the Starbucks website. The process is simple and only takes a few minutes.

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