Microsoft Store

Activating a code in the Microsoft Store

The easiest way to redeem a gift card or code is to go to . If you or your family have multiple Microsoft accounts, make sure you're signed in to the one you want to apply the gift card or code to. Then enter the 25-character code, select Next and follow the on-screen instructions.

See Find your downloads and product keys at for more information on downloading and installing apps and games.

Redeem a gift card or code on Windows 10 devices

  • Open the Microsoft Store .
  • Select the See More menu (next to the Search box).
  • Select Redeem a code . If you're not already signed in, sign in to the Microsoft account you want to redeem the code for.
  • Enter your code and select Redeem .
  • If the card or code has an amount of money associated with it, we'll apply the full balance to your Microsoft account. You can use it to buy things from the Microsoft Store online on Windows 10 and Xbox One.
  • If the card or code is for a specific app or game, we'll add it to your personal library where you can download and install it. Go to My Library in the Microsoft Store. When some apps or games are redeemed, they will take you to the product page where you can download and install them as well.
  • If your card or code is for a subscription, you can find it under Services and Subscriptions here .


Activation: the cd key is activated in the Microsoft store and the instructions are sent via email.

Digital download: the game can be downloaded from your Microsoft account.

Payment method: online by card, bank transfer or on delivery.

Compliance: the code is valid/unused, being extracted from the card/label in the original packaging or purchased as such.

Return policy: original CD Key - delivered under 100% legal conditions and cannot be replaced/returned after use/e-mail transmission.

About the content: the product does not include manual, cd/dvd, box, card or any other physical element.