There are two ways to purchase Google Play Gift Cards: online and in-stores. If you wish to send a gift card to someone, you may visit any of the online stores that sell Google Play gift cards. These stores include Paypal Digital Gifts, Amazon, Target, Gift Cards, Gyft, Lowe's and Kroger. Just follow the on-screen instructions on how to purchase these gift cards.
If you wish to purchase in-store, you may visit the CVS Pharmacy, Target, 7-11, Walgreens, Family Dollar, Dollar General, Walmart and Kroger. However, you will need to check first if these are available in your country. These stores may not be able to send the gift card on your behalf, so you will have to send it on your own.
Google Play gift cards never expire so you can use this at any time in the future to purchase from millions of digital content available on the Play Store. But you can only use it in the country where it was purchased.
In order to check the balance, you will first need to add the gift card balance to your Google Play account. But remember, you will not be able to share the content from your account to another personal account.
To check the balance, just go to the Play Store and tap on the profile icon. Go to Payment & Subscriptions and tap on Check the Google Play Balance.
You can also add more credits to your Google Play balance by redeeming more gift cards. You may also visit a convenience store to add cash to your account but there might be fees associated with it. It's also not available in all countries. If you have questions about Google Play gift cards, please contact Customer Support.
After thousands of Google Play customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Send Someone a Google Play Gift Card? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Google Play if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
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