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You can add your credit card, debit card, bank account, PayPal account, or mobile phone as a new payment method for your Microsoft account.

Note: Not all payment methods are supported in all regions.

If you sign in with a work or school account, learn how to manage payment methods for Microsoft business accounts.

Add a new payment method

To add a new credit card, bank card or other payment method to your Microsoft account, follow the steps below:

  1. Select Sign in below to go to the Payment options page of your Microsoft account dashboard. 
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  2. Add the new details by selecting Add a new payment method.

  3. The payment method will show up as an option during the checkout step for your next online purchase.

Add a new payment method for a different country

To add a payment method for another country, you must change your country before adding the card.

Important: We recommend you change your region only if you’re moving to a new country or region for a long time. This is important because items you get in one region might not work in another. Learn more.

  1. Change your account's country or region first, by selecting Your info then Edit profile info.
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  2. Once updated, go to the Payment options page of your Microsoft account dashboard.

  3. Add the new details by selecting Add a new payment method.

See also

Update an existing payment method

Change your subscription payment method

Remove a payment method

Troubleshoot payment option issues

How to investigate a billing charge from Microsoft

In-app purchases with non-Microsoft billing platforms

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