Starbucks freshens up its Android app

Starbucks freshens up its Android app

18 SEP 2014

Starbucks has updated its Android app for customers in the US, UK and Canada with a number of new features, including the ability to tip their barista, as well as its ‘shake to pay’ feature.

The coffee chain updated its iOS app with the same new features in March.

Digital tipping, said the company, has long been a favourite suggestion by customers, which has now been adopted in the app.

The feature is available at more than 7,000 company-operated stores in the US.

In addition, customers can bring the barcode of their Starbucks Card, which is used for payment, onto their smartphone screen more easily just by shaking the mobile device.


Richard Handford

Richard is the editor of Mobile World Live’s money channel and a contributor to the daily news service. He is an experienced technology and business journalist who previously worked as a freelancer for many publications over the last decade including...

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