Quote “ Subscriptions cannot be bought with a Gift Card.” And secondly “ Money in your Microsoft account can't be used to shop at Microsoft Store retail locations, or to get cash, gift certificates, or similar payment products, except when required by law.”
Where can I use my Microsoft gift card?
Both Microsoft and Xbox gift cards and download codes work in the same way: once redeemed to your Microsoft account, you can spend your balance at Microsoft Store online, on Windows or Xbox, and you can get downlaods for the latest apps, games, movies, TV shows, and Surface, Xbox, and accessories.
Can you transfer Microsoft gift card to another account?
The funds in your Microsoft account can't be transferred after you redeem a Microsoft or Xbox gift card.
Can you use gift cards at other places?
Gift cards can be open-loop or closed-loop. An open-loop gift card can be used anywhere that brand of card is accepted. For example, if you have a gift card that's branded with the Visa logo, you could use it to make purchases anywhere Visa is accepted.
Can you transfer Microsoft gift card to PayPal?
It is not possible, once funds are in your Microsoft account, the only way to remove them is by making a purchase.
How can I use the money on my Microsoft account?
The full amount will be added to your Microsoft account and can be used to buy movies, games, in-app purchases, and physical goods. It can be used to purchase an Xbox-related subscription, but not a Microsoft 365 subscription.