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How to activate an Xbox Live activation code

Video: Using an activation code. Activating an Xbox Prepaid Code directly from your Xbox One console

Note This video is in English.

Here you can find explanations regarding the activation of prepaid codes or how to extend Xbox subscriptions.

Prepaid activation codes have 25 characters and include both letters and numbers having a 5x5 format — 5 groups of 5 characters each.

Activation can be done both through the console and the computer.

To activate the code, you must already have an Xbox Live account. If you don't have one, you need to create one.

How to activate the code in the browser

You can activate all types of prepaid codes, including Microsoft gift cards and Xbox Live Gold subscription cards through your browser and they can be used immediately. This is done as follows:

  1. Log in to your account.
  2. In the browser, go to Redeem code
  3. Select Sign In .
  4. Enter the 25-character prepaid code
  5. Select Redeem .

How to activate a prepaid code in the Xbox application in Windows 10

You can activate all types of prepaid codes, including Microsoft gift cards and Xbox Live Gold membership cards in the Xbox app in Windows 10 and they can be used immediately. For this, complete the following steps:

  1. Make sure you are logged in to the Microsoft account for which you want to activate the code.
  2. From the Home screen, go to the right of the screen and select the icon Microsoft Store .
  3. In the middle of the screen Microsoft Store , select Redeem a code .
  4. Enter the 25-character code and select I confirm .

How to activate the prepaid code on the Xbox One console, X|S

You can activate all types of prepaid codes, including Microsoft gift cards and Xbox Live Gold subscription cards on your Xbox One console and they can be used immediately. For this, complete the following steps:

  1. Press the Xbox button to open the guide and select Home .
  2. Make sure you are logged in to the Microsoft account for which you want to activate the code.
  3. From the screen Home , go to the right of the screen and select the icon Microsoft Store .
  4. Select Use a code .
  5. Use the on-screen keyboard to enter the 25-character code on the screen Redeem your code or gift card and then select Next to complete the activation. Dashes between groups of numbers do not need to be entered, the system will do it automatically .

Once the code is activated, you will receive a confirmation message.

How to activate the prepaid code on the Xbox 360 console

  1. Log in to the Microsoft account for which you want to use the prepaid code.
  2. Press the button Guides on the controller .
  3. Select Games & Apps and then select Redeem Code .
  4. Enter the 25-character code and select Done .
  5. When the system asks you to select Yes to confirm the activation.

How to activate the prepaid code with your iOS or Android mobile phone

  1. Launch the Xbox app.
  2. Sign in with your Microsoft account.
  3. PRESS Menu in the upper-left part of the screen.
  4. From the drop-down menu, select Microsoft Store .
  5. Select Redeem a code .
  6. Enter the 25-character code on the screen Redeem your code or gift card and then select Next to complete the activation. Dashes between groups of numbers do not need to be entered, the system will do it automatically .

CAREFUL!

Activation: the cd key is activated using the manufacturer's platform and the instructions are sent via email.

The product name also specifies the area where the code can be activated and your Xbox Live account must be declared in that area:

  • Worldwide - anywhere in the world
  • EU - European Union
  • EMEA - Europe, the Middle East and Africa
  • US or NA - United States
  • ASIA - Asia
  • PL - Poland
  • RU - Russia
  • etc.

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