Your Google Play balance is credit that you can use to buy apps, games, and digital content on Google Play. Here’s how you can add money to recharge your balance:
- Redeem Google Play gift cards.
- Redeem digital gift codes.
- Use a promo code.
- Redeem your Play Points for Play credits.
It's not possible to share or transfer content between accounts on Google Play, even if you own both accounts. If you have multiple accounts on your device, make sure you sign in to the account you want to use before you complete your purchase.
These Google Play products are not refundable or transferable unless required by law (for instance, underage user accounts):
- Play gift cards
- Prepaid Play balance
- Cash top-ups
- Promotional Play balance
If you’ve bought an app on the wrong account, contact the app developer. They may be able to refund your purchase so you can buy it again on the account you wanted to use.
Note: You can share apps and digital content with your family with Google Play Family Library.
See what you can buy on Google Play.
How to add money or credit to your Google Play balance
Redeem a gift card
When you redeem a gift card, the gift card amount gets added to your Google Play balance.
Add cash from a convenience store
You can go to a convenience store and add cash to your Google Play balance. Check if this is available in your country.
Note: The convenience store may charge additional fees to add cash to your Google Play balance.
Redeem Play Points for Play credits
Learn more on how to redeem your Play Points for Play credits.
How to check your Google Play balance
- Open the Google Play app .
- At the top right, tap the profile icon.
- Tap Payments & subscriptions Payment methods Google Play balance.