How To Regain Access To A Hacked Starbucks Account
Starbucks cards are halfway between gift cards and membership rewards cards. They can be charged up or used to earn free refills. The cards connect to an online and mobile app account that also links to online and mobile orders. Overall, it's a good system. Except that it's all too easy to hack. Time and time again, users - often in large waves - have complained that hackers have accessed their accounts and changed the settings to drain over $100 per account. That's more than just a few cups of coffee.
If your , Starbucks, unfortunately, has few remedies to offer. You can report your card stolen, but if your email and password have been changed, you're stuck with their limited customer service hours and remedies. But you can always with DoNotPay.
How To Tell If Your Starbucks Account Was Hacked
- Unexpected Starbucks charges on your bank statement
- Unscheduled top-ups, automatic payments, etc.
- Starbucks sends you an email on unusual account activity
- Sudden wave of Starbucks related emails
- Hackers will send flack-SPAM to hide real Starbucks account-related emails
- Can't log into your Starbucks app or online account
- Your card points don't line up with expectations
What To Do If Your Starbucks Account Was Hacked
Starbucks is uniquely unhelpful if your actual account gets hacked. They have remedies if your card is stolen - and if your app-logged-in phone is stolen, you can report it as a stolen card. However, all remedies involve being able to log into your account. So what if the hacker already changed your account email and password? There are only a few DIY options available.
Report Your "Card" Stolen
Reporting your Starbucks card stolen will cause Starbucks to freeze the account. At the very least, you can stop the hacker from making any more changes or draining your financial accounts through your Starbucks card/account.
However, this isn't a permanent solution and - of course - leaves you disconnected from your Starbucks account and all your reward points.
Contact Starbucks Customer Service
- Phone: (800) 782 - 7282
- Hours: 5 AM to 8 PM
- Pacific Time
- 7 days/week
- Closed: Holidays
- New Years Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
Starbucks customer service is not 24/7, but they can sometimes help you restore your account. If you get the right person on the line and can quickly prove account ownership to the This is why many hackers strike when customer service lines are not operational.
How to Recover Your Hacked Starbucks Account with the Help of DoNotPay
Can't get your Starbucks login back, with or without the help of Starbucks customer service? We can. DoNotPay is an online service with the power to skip the customer service routes entirely and get right to the heart of the matter. We'll contact the right office and send a legal demand letter to get your account restored to its rightful owner.
Just tell us the important information to prove your account ownership and we'll take care of the rest. Don't forget to dispute the charges. If Starbucks or your credit card company don't want to help you reverse the hacker's financial damage, DoNotPay can help with that, too.
How to Recover Your Hacked Account Using DoNotPay:
If you want to recover your gaming account but don't know where to start, DoNotPay has you covered in 4 easy steps:
- Open the Recover Hacked Account product on DoNotPay and tell us the name of the company or platform of your hacked account.
- Enter the information associated with your account, such as your username.
- Tell us whether you have paid for the account and would like a refund.
- And that’s it! We will send a demand letter on your behalf with a two-week deadline for the company’s representatives to help you recover your account.
DoNotPay Can Help You Recover Any Hacked Account
If the hacker got ahold of a commonly used password, you may have other hacked accounts. The good news is that DoNotPay can help you recover all hacked accounts on any website or service. Just follow the same process for every account you need to get back, then set a few tough unique passwords to keep your accounts safe. DoNotPay is:
|Fast||You don't have to spend hours trying to recover your account. You don’t have to wait when Starbucks Customer Service will come online.|
|Easy||You don't have to struggle to fill out tedious forms or keep track of all the steps involved in solving your problem.|
|Successful||You can rest assured knowing we'll make the best case for you.|
What Else Can DoNotPay Do?
What else can we do to make your life easier or save you money? Whether you're dealing with the aftermath of an account hack or just crossing items off your to-do list, DoNotPay has a broad selection of helpful services. Here are just a few of the dozens of ways we can help this year.
- Copyright Protection
- File a Complaint
- Appeal a Banned Account
- Small Claims Court
- How to Cancel Any Account
Having your Starbucks account hacked can be a costly experience if you don't take action quickly. DoNotPay can help get your account back and help you reverse the charges so that you can go back to enjoying your Starbucks free refills without stress.