How long does it take for Xbox live gold to activate?

Hi there,

I got for xmas an Xbox 360 and today I bought the Xbox live gold membership for 12 months.

I'm a little bit worried because I just received an email confirming my order but not my payment, should I wait?. How long does it take for Xbox live gold to activate? 



 

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Last updated September 18, 2018 Views 2,901 Applies to:

If you bought the gold from Xbox it should be added to your account immediately. You may want to check http://commerce.microsoft.com to see if it shows the transaction. If it does show the transaction then you'll need to contact support, 1-800-4my-xbox if you're in the US/Canada or support.xbox.com/contact-us

If it doesn't show the transaction you would either need to try purchasing it again or contact support.

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