Purchase a prepaid Xbox Live membership card in a range of denominations and add the code on the card to an Xbox Live account. The membership remains active as a Gold membership for a limited amount of time, which displays in the "Account Management" area.Continue Reading
Xbox Live prepaid cards are available in a wide range of denominations.
Step 1: Purchase a prepaid Xbox Live card
These cards can be found anywhere that gift cards and other types of prepaid cards are sold. The back of the card has a covered area that contains the PIN for the prepaid membership. Do not purchase a card if this covered area is scratched away, since this could indicate that someone has attempted to use this code without paying for it, rendering the card void.
Step 2: Turn on the Xbox console
Take the card home and turn on the Xbox console. Log into the gaming account using the Xbox game controller.
Step 3: Go to "Account Management"
Use the controller to navigate to "Account Management" and select "Memberships." Press the "A" button to open the next menu and select "Redeem Code."
Step 4: Redeem the code
Enter the code from the prepaid membership card. The console will display the amount of time left on the prepaid Xbox Live Gold membership.Learn more about Gaming Consoles