What can you buy with a Microsoft Gift Card?
You can get the latest apps, games, movies and TV shows on Xbox, top games and apps on Windows, and Surface, Xbox, and accessories from Microsoft Store online.
Where can I spend a gift card?
Once redeemed to your Microsoft account, your gift card balance is available to spend when you shop at Microsoft Store online, on Windows, and on Xbox.
Can I send a gift card to another country?
Gift cards are in local currency, so when you buy a gift card it will only work in the country where it was purchased.
What do you get when you buy a digital code?
You’ll get your gift card in a digital code format by email. The 25-character code can be printed, forwarded by email, or sent over instant message.
How do you redeem a gift card?
Go to microsoft.com/redeem
, log into your Microsoft account, and enter the 25-character code provided. Once redeemed, your gift card balance will be available to spend at Microsoft Store online, on Windows, and on Xbox. Check your account balance
Do gift cards expire?
No, gift cards purchased at retail never expire. Note that promotional gift cards like those from Microsoft Rewards or Xbox Live Rewards do expire.
Can I buy in-app products with a gift card?
Yes and no. Most products offered in games and apps like map packs, new levels, and coins can be purchased with a gift card, but some apps like subscriptions require a credit card.
Can I buy Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass with a gift card?
Yes, you can buy Xbox Live Gold subscriptions and Xbox Game Pass with a gift card online or from your Xbox.
Can I buy Office with a gift card?
No, you currently cannot buy Office 365 with a gift card, but you can use a gift card to make purchases of fully installed software.
What is the difference between a Microsoft Gift Card and an Xbox Gift Card?
The cards work just the same. Once redeemed to your Microsoft account, you can spend your balance at Microsoft Store online, on Windows, and on Xbox.
Can I buy a physical gift card?
Physical gift cards for the online stores can be purchased at top retail outlets.