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Xbox Game Pass - 3 & 6 Months
Xbox Game Pass - 3 & 6 Months

How to redeem, check balance, terms & help desk.

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How to Redeem:

Note: Redeem gift cards and codes to make Xbox purchases and extend your Microsoft subscriptions (Xbox Live Gold, Xbox Game Pass, etc.).

  • Mobile/Desktop:

    1. From a web browser or IOS mobile device, go to

    2. Sign in to your Microsoft account, enter the 25-character code, then follow the prompts. Don’t worry about hyphens, the system takes care of those for you.

    3. Your gift card balance will be applied to your order total.

  • In-app:

    1. For Android/Windows 10 device, open the Xbox mobile app, then sign in (make sure you’re signed in with the Microsoft account you want to redeem the code with).

    2. Press the 'Menu' button in the upper left corner. Select 'Microsoft Store' from this list, then choose 'Redeem a code'.

    3. Your gift card balance will be applied to your account wallet.

  • Troubleshooting:

    1. Other ways to redeem, click here.

How to check your balance:


  1. On the web, to see your Microsoft account balance, sign in to the Payment options page with your Microsoft account.

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  2. On Xbox One, you can check your Microsoft account balance on your Xbox One console without going online.

  3. Select System > Settings > Account > Payment & billing. To help protect your account, you may be asked to enter your password.

  4. You’ll see Payment options, where your balance is shown under Microsoft account. If you have several payment options, you may have to scroll right to see it.

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  5. Your current gift card account balance will be displayed.

Abridged terms and conditions:

  • There are no fees or expiration dates.

  • Many digital codes from different publishers look similar, and some Xbox games include codes meant to be used at the game publisher’s website instead of through Xbox. Make sure that the code you’re trying to redeem is one supported by Xbox.

  • You need to be signed in to the Microsoft account for the person who is trying to use the code. If the code was purchased through a different account (for instance, as a gift), be sure to sign in using the account for the person redeeming the code (the one that received the gift).

  • Some codes can’t be redeemed if your Microsoft account is suspended or has a balance due. Resolve all account suspensions and unpaid balances by going to the Services & subscription section of your account before redeeming the code.

  • Locations:

    • You can only use some digital codes in specific regions. Confirm that your account region matches the region where you purchased the digital code.

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