Use PayPal with your Xbox Live account

You can use PayPal as a payment method to purchase Xbox Live Gold memberships and content on your Xbox 360 console and on Xbox.com. You can purchase games, apps, music, HD movies and TV shows, and all the other great content you love.

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Locations where PayPal can be used as a payment option

We’re working to increase the number of countries where PayPal is available. PayPal on Xbox Live is currently available in these locations:

•    Australia
•    Austria
•    Belgium
•    Canada
•    Denmark
•    France
•    Germany
•    Hong Kong SAR
•    Ireland
•    Italy
•    Mexico
•    Netherlands
•    New Zealand
•    Norway
•    Poland
•    Portugal
•    Singapore
•    Spain
•    Sweden
•    Switzerland
•    United Kingdom
•    United States

Add PayPal to your account

You can add your PayPal account as a payment option on your Xbox Live account. For more information, see Add a payment option to your Xbox Live account.

Remove PayPal from your account

If you no longer want to use PayPal, you can remove it as a payment option. For more information, see Remove a payment option from your Xbox Live or Xbox Music account.

Use PayPal as a payment option

You can use PayPal on Xbox.com:

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You can also use PayPal on your Xbox 360 console. When you want to purchase an item, select Change Payment Option. Then select your PayPal account. You can use PayPal for any purchase that uses currency.

Note You can’t add a PayPal account to Xbox One via the console.

View your PayPal purchase history

You can review your PayPal transactions in your Xbox Live purchase history. For more information, see Check your Xbox Live billing and purchase history.

You can review your PayPal transactions at PayPal.com.

Troubleshoot the PayPal payment option

If you see Error: 8382025C, the PayPal account you're trying to add is not supported. You can only use PayPal accounts that have a credit card or confirmed bank account as a funding source. To use PayPal, update your PayPal account with a different funding source or use a different PayPal account. For more information, see Error 8382025C occurs when using Xbox Live.

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