Use PayPal with your Xbox LIVE account

Overview

You can use PayPal to purchase Xbox LIVE Gold memberships and games.

Locations where PayPal can be used as a payment option

PayPal on Xbox LIVE is currently available in the locations listed below. We are working to increase the number of countries where PayPal is available.

Australia

Austria

Belgium

Canada

Denmark

France

Germany

Hong Kong

Ireland

Italy

Mexico

Netherlands

New Zealand

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Singapore

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United Kingdom

United States

Add PayPal to your account

To add your PayPal account as a payment option on your Xbox LIVE account, see Manage your Xbox LIVE payment options.

Remove PayPal from your account

To remove PayPal as a payment option on your Xbox LIVE account, see Remove a payment option from your Xbox LIVE account.

Use PayPal as a payment option

After you add PayPal to your account, you can use it either on Xbox.com or your Xbox 360 console. When you choose to purchase an item, select Change Payment Option and select your PayPal account. PayPal can be used for any purchase that uses currency.

View your PayPal purchase history

Your PayPal transactions are included in your Xbox LIVE purchase history. See Check your Xbox LIVE billing and purchase history for more information.

You can also visit PayPal.com to view your PayPal transaction history.

Troubleshoot the PayPal payment option

If you receive an Error: 8382025C the PayPal account you are trying to add is not supported. Xbox LIVE only supports PayPal accounts that have a credit card or confirmed bank account as a funding source. Update your PayPal account with one of these funding sources, or try using a different PayPal account.

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