Instructions on How To Check an Xbox Gift Card Balance Effortlessly

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Check Your Xbox Gift Card Balance Swiftly With DoNotPay’s Help

Having an Xbox gift card means you can purchase games, movies, consoles, and other equipment without being billed—a dream come true for many gamers.

If you don’t know how to check your Xbox gift card balance, you should consult the step-by-step guide that we provide in this article.

In case you want to turn your gift card into cash, register for DoNotPay, and we’ll help you retrieve the unused money within minutes!

Xbox Gift Cards—All You Need To Know

Xbox offers physical and digital gift cards. You can select an amount of up to $100. Xbox gift cards can be used:

  • On Xbox
  • On Windows
  • In the online Microsoft Store

You can use it to purchase apps, games, movies, TV shows, devices, and consoles. Xbox gift cards don’t expire unless they’re free promotional gift cards.

Here’s what you’re not allowed to do with an Xbox or Microsoft gift card:

How To Check Your Xbox Gift Card Balance

It can be difficult to keep track of how much money there’s left on your used gift card. We are here to help you find out! Consult the following table for the instructions on how to check the balance on an Xbox gift card:

How To Do an Xbox Gift Card Balance CheckExplanation
OnlineChecking your gift card balance online is the best option, especially if you have a digital card. Here’s how to do it:
  1. Visit the official Microsoft website
  2. Choose Xbox from the top of the homepage
  3. Select All Microsoft
  4. Choose Gift Cards from the dropdown menu
  5. Choose between an Xbox and Microsoft gift card
  6. Scroll down to the Q/A section and find the Check Your Account Balance section
  7. Sign in and follow the further instructions
By phoneIf you have trouble checking your gift card balance on your own or you prefer to inquire about it over the phone, you should check the website to find the customer support number for the state you live in. Once you get connected with a Microsoft representative, you should provide them with your gift card information and wait for them to inform you of the remaining balance
With DoNotPayDoNotPay provides you with a simplified way to check your gift card balance! All you need to do is follow the next steps, and we’ll check your balance for you:
  1. Select the Check Gift Card Balance feature
  2. Provide us with photos of your gift card (front and back)

Once you confirm your request, we’ll contact the card issuer and check your balance

Is There Money Left on Your Xbox Gift Card? Here’s What To Do With It!

Balance checks rarely uncover huge amounts of money. If the remaining balance on your Xbox gift card is not that big, you might not be able to continue using it. Microsoft gift cards are not reloadable, so you cannot rely on that either. Here’s how you can use the remaining balance:

  • Buy something—If you don’t want those couple of bucks to go to waste, you can purchase a smaller item, such as an app, to empty the card
  • Sell it on an eMarketplace—Don’t want to use your Xbox gift card anymore but are reluctant to throw it away? You don’t have to. Determine the card’s value based on the remaining funds and put it up for sale on eBay, Craigslist, or some other reliable online marketplace

Can You Redeem an Xbox Gift Card for Cash?

According to the Microsoft terms and conditions, you can redeem your Xbox gift card if required by law—which it is in Puerto Rico and 11 U.S. states. In these locations, companies are legally required to give their customers unused cash from their gift cards if it doesn’t exceed state-specific limits.

In the following table, you can see the U.S. locations and their predefined balance limits:

LocationBalance Limit
Rhode Island$1
Puerto Rico$5
New Jersey$5

Get Cash Back From a Microsoft Gift Card Using DoNotPay

Even if you live in one of the states with a cash back policy, retrieving unused money can be tricky. Fortunately, DoNotPay can help you whether you live in a state that has that policy or not.

We made the process simple—here’s all you need to do:

  1. Find the Gift Card Cash Back feature
  2. Give us your gift card details, such as the number, company name, and remaining balance

DoNotPay will immediately check if your state has the cash back policy in place. If that’s not the case, we’ll locate the company’s branch in one of the states that do have it and send your request there. You can expect to receive your money via mail within the following 14 days.

What About Other Gift Cards?

Do you have more used gift cards whose balance you don’t know? We can help you check the remaining funds on the majority of gift cards and turn that money into cash. Some of the companies we can assist you with are:

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