A Google Play gift card can be a useful and appreciated gift for anyone who uses an Android device. With thousands of apps available for free on the Google Play Store, there is likely something that will appeal to any user, whether they are an enthusiast with a new Google Pixel Watch or a casual user with an older smartphone. In addition to free apps, the Google Play Store also offers the option to purchase apps. Gift codes and promo codes can be redeemed in various ways for paid apps when you receive them.

Google Play gift cards can also be used to make purchases without sharing your payment information. This can be useful for protecting your credit card number in cases where you are concerned about data leaks or do not trust yourself to cancel a subscription before it charges.

You can only use a Google Play gift card by redeeming it through the Google Play Store using your mobile device or web browser, regardless of why you want it. A Google Play card can be redeemed in two ways.

In the Google Play Store, how to redeem a Google Play card

To redeem a Google Play card from the Google Play Store on your Android phone or tablet, follow these steps:

  • Find the redemption code beneath the grey scratch strip.
  • Open the Google Play Store on your phone or tablet.
  • From the homescreen, tap the profile icon and open the profile menu.
  • Select Payments & Subscriptions, then choose the Redeem Code option.
  • Use the keyboard to enter the gift card code exactly as it appears on the card.
  • Tap Redeem and the balance of the card will be credited to your account.
  • That’s it!”

In your browser, redeem a Google Play card

If you do not have an Android device on hand, you can redeem a Google Play gift card using your PC or any internet-connected device with a browser. To do this, follow these steps:

  1. Go to play.google.com/redeem to access the Google Play Redeem Code text field.Carefully enter the gift card code exactly as it appears on the back of the card into the text box. Do not click outside the text box.Click Redeem and the balance of the card will be credited to your account. The card will be depleted after redemption