Add money to your Microsoft account with Bitcoin

Use Bitcoin to add money to your Microsoft account, but you can’t use Bitcoin to buy gift cards
  1. Sign in to Microsoft account—Billing with your Microsoft account.

  2. Select Payment options > Microsoft account > redeem bitcoin.

  3. Select the amount you want to add, then click Next.

  4. Review the amount of Bitcoin needed and use your digital wallet to complete the transaction within 15 minutes.

    • On your PC: select Pay with Bitcoin and then pay from your Bitcoin wallet on the same device.

    • On your phone: scan the QR code displayed on the page to pay from your mobile wallet app.

    • If your wallet is on another device, you can copy the receiving address and BTC amount to the wallet on your device or the web and then make your purchase.

The fine print

  • You can't add funds to other accounts with Bitcoin, or use it to buy Microsoft products and services directly.

  • Money added to your Microsoft account using Bitcoin can't be refunded.

  • Most Bitcoin transactions should process immediately. If it doesn't, please wait up to two hours for the transaction to complete before contacting support.

  • Support for adding money to a Microsoft account with Bitcoin is not available in all countries and regions.

  • If you believe that there was an error with your Bitcoin transaction, please Contact Support. Make sure you have this info at hand before you contact us.

    1. Your refund receiving Bitcoin address

    2. Blockchain transaction ID/URL

    3. Transaction details including amount, date, sending address, and receiving address

Please refer to your Bitcoin wallet help for any questions about getting this info.