What is Google Play Gift Card: How to Use it?

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Receiving a gift gives us an out of the world happiness and especially when it’s from a loved one! Yes, you may not be able to express it well, but deep down it does makes us happy. Be it a birthday gift from a friend or a special anniversary gift from our spouse, or just a bunch of flowers for no reason just to make your day, gifts do have a different vibe that may not be summed into words.

In the same way, as we’ve become so much obsessed with online shopping and applications, marketers have found new ways to make us happy. Yes, that’s right! So, have you ever heard of Google Play Gift Card yet? Wondering what to do with it? In this post, we will be covering how to use Google Play Gift Card and what all benefits you can avail from it. But first, let’s understand what Google Play Gift Card is and how can you send Google Play Gift Cards online to your friends and family.

What is Google Play Gift Card How to Use it
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Let’s get started.

What is Google Play Gift Card?

What is Google Play Gift Card

Did anyone just send you Google Play Gift Card? Well, first you have all the reasons to feel happy about it. Just how its name implies, Google Play Gift Card allows you to buy applications, music, movies and other digital content on Play Store for free. You can think it of as a cashback card with which you can buy your favorite content from Play Store and enjoy these services on your Smartphone.

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Another advantage of using Google Play Gift Cards is that whichever digital content you’ll buy online will be accessible across all your Android device where you can find all your favorite applications and services in one place.

So, if someone just gifted you a Google Play Gift Card, you’ve got all the reasons to thank them! Now without wasting any further minute, let’s explore how to use Google Play Gift Card.

How to Redeem Google Play Gift Card?

The process of redeeming a Google Play Gift Card is pretty simple!

How to Redeem Gift Card Online:

How to Redeem Gift Card Online

If you’re redeeming the Gift card online from your PC or laptop then head on to this Google Play Store link.

How to Redeem Gift Card Online-1

So, basically, every Google Play Gift Card has a 16-digit code imprinted in the back side which you have to scratch to reveal. Once you’ve scratched the Gift Card, enter that gift code on that Google Play Store link.

Type the code correctly in the box and then hit the “Redeem” button when you’re done.

And that’s it! Within a snap, the gift amount will be added to your respective Google Play account balance. Next time, whenever you’re making any purchase online from Play Store you use this amount as a reward to buy your favorite applications, music, movies or any other digital content.

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How to Redeem Gift Card via Android Phone:

If you want to redeem your Google Play Gift card directly via phone, here’s what you need to do.

Launch the Google Play Store app on your device.

Tap the menu icon on the top-left corner and select “Redeem”.

Now simply scratch the gift card to reveal the gift code and enter it in the box.

How to Redeem Gift Card via Android Phone

Hit the “Redeem” button when you’re done typing the 16-digit code correctly.

Voila! The gift card amount will be automatically added to your Play Store account balance.

How to Send Google Play Gift Card to Your Friends Online

You’ll be pleased to know that you can also send gift cards online to your loved ones or to yourself via PayPal account.

Head on to this link.

How to Send Google Play Gift Card to Your Friends Online

First, pick whether you’re buying the gift card for yourself to gifting it to a friend. Fill up the necessary details and you’re then good to go!

Just Remember…

Before you purchase Google Play Gift Card here are a few things you should know. The gift card can only be redeemed in the same country from where it was originally purchased. So, if you’re thinking it to gift it to your friends or family who’re living abroad, that may not seem like a good idea.

Also, make sure that you don’t use any extra spaces or characters while entering the code, as it might not work. And in case you’re unable to redeem your Google Play Gift Card for any reason, you can contact Google Play Customer Service to seek assistance.

So fellas, how excited are you about using Google Play Gift Card? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments box below!

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