Apple iDevice May 4, 2017

Thanks to the integration of third-party app store, iMessage has become the talk-of-the-town! Case in point, you can now send Starbucks gifts via iMessage on your iPhone

Supposing you are chatting with your loved one in iMessage, suddenly you wish to make him/her feel pretty special; wouldn’t it be nice to promptly send an exclusive gift to him? Yes, it would be an instant hit! What’s stopping you mate? Follow this quick guide to get it done the right way …

How to Send Starbucks Gifts via iMessage on iPhone

How to Add Starbucks App in iMessage App Drawer on iPhone

Starting off, make sure your iPhone has got the latest version of Starbucks app installed. Before you can send a gift through the app, you will first need to add it to the iMessage App Drawer.

Step 1. Launch Messages app on your device.

Step 2. Tap on the App Store icon. (If the keyboard is showing up, you need to first tap on the arrow to reveal the App Store icon.).

Send Starbucks Gifts with iMessage on iPhone

Step 3. Now, tap on the four grey dots.

Send Starbucks Gifts with iMessage on iPhone

Step 4. Next up, tap on the Store button.

Send Starbucks Gifts with iMessage on iPhone

Step 5. Tap on Manage tab at the top.

Send Starbucks Gifts with iMessage on iPhone

Step 6. Turn on the switch next to Starbucks.

Send Starbucks Gifts with iMessage on iPhone

Note: There is a way you can automatically add apps which work with iMessage in the app drawer. To do so, turn on the switch next to Automatically add apps.

How to Send Starbucks Gift via iMessage in iOS 10 on iPhone

You can easily send a gift via iMessage once you have added Starbucks app in the app drawer.

Step 1. Open Messages app on your iPhone.

Step 2. Tap on App Store button. (You will first have to tap on arrow if the keyboard is showing up to reveal App Store icon.).

Send Starbucks Gifts with iMessage on iPhone

Step 3. Next, find the Starbucks app in the app drawer and tap on it.

Send Starbucks Gifts with iMessage on iPhone

Step 4. You need to sign in to your account. If you hadn’t used this app before, sign up for it.

Send Starbucks Gifts with iMessage on iPhone

Step 5. Next up, tap on Gift menu.

Send Starbucks Gifts with iMessage on iPhone

Step 6. Tap on any gift card. The app offers an interface with several different gift card graphic options and $5, $10, and $25 denominations.

Send Starbucks Gifts with iMessage on iPhone

Step 7. Tap on Add Recipient & Message.

Send Starbucks Gifts with iMessage on iPhone

Step 8. Next, tap on Payment Method. Now, go ahead and make payment. (Add credit/debit card and then tap on Send at the top right.).

Send Starbucks Gifts with iMessage on iPhone

That’s done! Now, your friend will receive the gift card in the iMessage.

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