Pay for your Starbucks Coffee with your iPhone!

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Real Estate Agent with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services - Anderson Properties 518539

 

Pay for your Starbucks Coffee with your iPhone!

 


Yep! You can now pay for your Starbucks Coffee with your iPhone. Right now, this only works at the locations located inside Target or in New York.

I follow Chris Smith @ Tech Savvy Agent on Twitter and he tweeted this the other day. Today, I finally had the opportunity to test it out.

I downloaded the app, entered my gift card, and headed to Target.

I ordered a Carmel Mocha Frappucchino and asked if I could pay with my iPhone. The attendant said, “I’ve been told that you can.” So...I opened the app, tapped on the 'Starbucks Mobile App', and tapped on 'payments'.  Up popped my $30.00 balance and I tapped on 'touch to pay.' A bar code popped up.... the attendant scanned it and the receipt popped out of the register! TADA!

 

A big Thank you to Chris! If you don't follow him, you should! I follow him on facebook and twitter! He is always full of cool information!

 


I look forward to being able to do this at the Starbucks free standing locations too! No more carrying around gift cards!! I love it! :)))

 

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Rainmaker
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Rob Thomas
Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954

Joni...Most of my family loves Starbucks...they will be very excited about this new program! Thanks!

January 07, 2011 06:22 AM
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Charles Edwards Bentonville
AR REALTOR, Bentonville Real Estate Agent and Broker
Coldwell Banker Harris McHaney & Faucette 479-253-3796

Very cool but can I pay for my Starbucks with my DROID?

January 07, 2011 08:24 AM
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Melissa McKinney
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McKinney Realty Group

Joni~Todays technology is never ending!! That is the coolest thing!

January 07, 2011 09:14 AM
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Tish Lloyd
Broker - Wilmington NC and Surrounding Beaches
BlueCoast Realty Corporation

Joni ~  Who would have thought!  Technology is moving so fast and it's so important for us to keep up!  thanks for the advice!  Had to lean . . .

January 07, 2011 11:19 AM
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Juli: I must have been that employee's first person to pay with the iPhone.

Karen: I remember thinking that when the debit cards first came out!

Marilyn: I am hoping it comes to the freestanding ones soon! It's pretty cool!

Rob: :)))))

Charles: Not yet. As far as I can tell it is for the Blackberry and iPhone.

Melissa: I know!! ♥ I thought so too! That's why I wanted to share it with my readers! :)

January 07, 2011 11:35 AM
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Tish: It changes so fast we can't keep up alone! Yet another reason we need each other!! :)))

January 07, 2011 11:44 AM
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Kim Farrell
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I love it!  I'm definitely going to download that app today.  Going to a Target for Starbucks is a double bonus for me. :)  Thanks for the heads up!

January 07, 2011 05:29 PM
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Dawn Crawley
Find Pinehurst Homes
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Isn't @techsavvyagent great! Did you see #web5 live. I'm @pinehursthomes

January 07, 2011 07:18 PM
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Debra Davis
Realtor - Atlanta, Decatur, Snellville, Loganville
Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners

What a neat tool! I wonder if they have the app for other phones. I know I should just get an iphone.

January 07, 2011 07:41 PM
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Teral McDowell
Plano Real Estate Solutions
Keller Williams Central

I heard this awhile back and thought it best not to share with my honey; at least not yet :)

January 07, 2011 08:05 PM
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You go, Kim!  It is certainly a good excuse reason to have a  Frappucchino!

Dawn: I am following you now!! :))

Debra: As far as I can tell, it is available for the Blackberry and iPhone.

Teral: ssshhhhh.... your secret is safe with me.. Just keep that hubby of yours out of the rain! :OD

January 07, 2011 09:54 PM
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Marchel Peterson
Spring TX Real Estate E-Pro
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Joni, It sounds like the wave of the future.  Personally I'm not a Starbucks shopper but I'm sure it will hit other venues next.

January 07, 2011 10:07 PM
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Marchel: I hope so! I love not having to carry gift cards around. Just load it on the app and toss the card! :)

January 07, 2011 10:32 PM
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Scott Hayes
Realty Austin, Broker Associate
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Starbucks and the Iphone- two addictions that are certainly a match

January 07, 2011 11:08 PM
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Gabrielle Kamahele Rhind
Broker/Owner
KGC Properties LLC, Tucson Property Management & Real Estate

GOOD MORNING JONI!  You just made Starbucks and aps even more addicting! -- Gab

January 08, 2011 07:52 AM
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Lindsey Hasford
Coldwell Banker Vision

Some days I feel really old and out of touch. :) It's hard to know which direction of technology to follow.

January 08, 2011 01:24 PM
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Dr. Stacey-Ann Baugh
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Century 21 New Millennium

This is fascinating.  Makes you wonder what the future will look like.

January 09, 2011 06:10 PM
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Marilyn Tolhuizen
Real Estate Specialist - 219-616-7069 - NW Indiana
McColly Real Estate

wow

January 13, 2011 11:41 PM
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Sussie Sutton
UTR TEXAS Realtors - Rep for buyers and sellers.
UTR Texas Realtors

That is so cool! I didn't know there was an app for that!

April 07, 2011 11:50 AM
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Scott: I am actually THANKFUL that I live 20 miles from Starbucks! It would be AWFUL if I lived close! LOL

Gabrielle: I'm not sure that is even possible! LOL!  Too funny!

Lindsey: That is one of the reasons we love ActiveRain so much! INFORMATION! :O) You don't have to follow them all! :OD  ♥♥♥

Marilyn: LOOOOOOVE the clip art! Where on earth did you find that?!

Sussie: I know! I didn't either but I use it and really like it!

 

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