How to redeem an Xbox code

You need to know how to redeem an Xbox code if you received a gift card, Game Pass subscription code or digital game code for a specific game. The idea is that you can either add money to your Xbox account to use in future game purchases, get access to the Xbox On Demand service, or install a set title on your console. Either way, Xbox codes pave the way for exciting content.

You can recognize a redeemable code as it consists of 25 characters divided into five equal blocks. This applies whether you receive a code on a physical card or digitally. Once you have one, there are two main methods of redemption. You can enter the code through your Xbox account using a browser on a PC or Mac, or you can enter it directly on your Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S Just make sure you redeem a code for the account you want to use it on your console.

How to redeem an Xbox code using a browser

1. Launch a web browser and go to redeem.microsoft.com (opens in new tab).

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2. Sign in to your Microsoft account and Next click. Use the Microsoft account you want the code to apply to on your Xbox – i.e. the one you signed into and use on your console.

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3. You land on the redemption page.

Note: If you need to verify that your Xbox console is registered to this account, Click Devices. After confirmation you have to do this click the back button in the browser to return to the redemption page.

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4. Enter the 25-digit Xbox code in the box and Click next.

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5. Select Confirm once your code has been accepted.

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6. You can now do both Enjoy the benefits of Game Pass if your code was a subscription; Use the gift card money spend on a game; or if you entered a redemption code for a specific game, install and enjoy.

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How to redeem a code from your Xbox Series S|X console

1. Press the Xbox button on your controller.

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2. Choose Store from the menu.

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3. now Press the view button.

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4. This will launch the side menu. Select Redeem.

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5. Enter the 25-digit Xbox code in the box with the on-screen keyboard, then Choose Check Code. Make sure the relevant email address is correct and Click next.

You will be asked to confirm your code and you can finish Select Close.

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And here we go. You now know how to redeem an Xbox code. Check out 10 hidden Xbox Series X features you need to try, or discover 10 essential tips to get you started if you’re new to the console. You can also play comfortably with the best Xbox Series X headsets in 2022. Have fun!

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