Is the Starbucks app not working on your iPhone? You may not be alone. Take a look at the following complaint we recently received from one of our readers:

"I updated my iPhone and then noticed that the Starbucks app had stopped working. I can open it, but it closed itself after a few seconds. I have tried many times, but with the same result. Do you know what I can do?"

Well, like any other apps, there are numerous reasons why the Starbucks app is not working. But perhaps the most prominent reason is a software glitch. This issue can also occur if the app is outdated.

In this article, we will take a look at some of the most effective solutions to fix Starbucks app not working on the iPhone.

The following are solutions you can choose from to fix the Starbucks app not working on iPhone.

Success Rate Required Time What Can Be Fixed
Restart Starbucks App 30% Short Only app-related issues
Update Starbucks App 50% Short Only app-related issues
Force Restart 60% Short A few software issues
Update iOS Version 60% Long Some software issues
iMyFone Fixppo 100% Short All system/software issues
Contact Starbucks 100% Long Only app-related issues

Way 1. Close and Restart Starbucks App

The first thing you should try is to simply close and restart the Starbucks app. You can also choose to force close the app.

To do that, simply double-tap on the home to open the app switcher and locate the Starbucks app switcher. Swipe up on the app card to force close it.

Way 2. Update Starbucks App to The Latest

Updating the app to the latest version is another great way to eliminate bugs that are causing it to fail. To update the app, follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Open the App Store on your device and tap "Updates".

Step 2: Locate the Starbucks app and tap "Update" to update it.

You can also tap "Update All" to update all apps.

Way 3. Force Restart Your iPhone

If updating the app doesn't work, try force restarting the iPhone. Follow these simple steps to do it.

For the iPhone 6 and earlier, tap and hold on the Power and hold buttons until the Apple logo appears.


For the iPhone 7 and 7 plus, tap and hold the power and volume down buttons until the Apple logo appears.


For iPhone 8 and later, press and quickly release the volume up button, do the same with the volume down button and then press and hold the power button until the Apple logo appears.


Way 4. Update Your iPhone with the Latest iOS Version

This solution will be especially helpful if the Starbucks app stopped working after an iOS update. Another update could have just the bug fix you need.

To update your iPhone, go to Settings > General > Software Update and tap "Download and Install".


Way 5. Fix Starbucks App Not Working on iPhone without Data Loss

If an iOS update doesn't fix the problem or an update is not available, we recommend using iMyFone Fixppo to repair the device's iOS system and get the app working normally again.

Fixppo is the ideal solution because it is very easy to use. But before we share with you how to use this program, we think we'd share its features with you. These features include the following:

  • It can repair a malfunctioning iPhone under numerous circumstances with a 100% success rate.
  • It supports all iPhone models including iPhone 11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max and all versions of the iOS firmware including iOS 13/13.1.1/13.1.2/13.1.3.
  • It is very easy to use, making it suitable even for the beginner.

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To use Fixppo to repair the iPhone iOS system, follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Begin by downloading and installing the program on to your computer. Launch Fixppo and on the main window click on "Standard Mode". Connect the iPhone to the computer and wait for the program to detect it.

choose Standard Mode

Step 2: If the program doesn't recognize the device instantly, then follow the on-screen instructions Fixppo provides to put the device in DFU/recovery mode to allow for easier access.

Step 3: When the device is in DFU or recovery mode, Fixppo will detect the model and provide various versions of firmware for the device. Select one and then click "Download".

Step 4: When the firmware is downloaded, click on "Start" and Fixppo will begin repairing the device. Keep it connected to the computer until the process is complete.

finished fixing your device

You can download Fixppo for free using one of the free trial links on this page. Try it today and discover what other iOS users say about it.

user feedback

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Way 6. Contact Starbucks for Help

The last resort if all solutions fail to work is to contact Starbucks for help. Keep in mind that the Starbucks app is a property of the Starbucks Company and not Apple, so you are not able to get the help you need from Apple.

Fortunately contacting Starbucks is easy. You can choose to do that from the App itself or if you are unable to open the app, visit the Starbucks support website for further assistance.

Provide as much information about the problem as you can to get assistance. Starbucks will also provide you with alternative methods of payment for their products if the app isn't working.


Like all apps on your device, the Starbucks app is prone to problems. Most of the time, the problem is associated with the iOS system. In this case, the solutions we've outlined above should be very useful to you. Select a solution you think will work best for you and then implement it as best you can.

As always, we love to hear from you and any feedback, questions or comments are always welcome. Simply post in the comments section below and we'll be glad to help any way we can.

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