Xbox Live Gold Membership

I have a Parent Account and Child Account set up for my Sons Xbox.  My Son is 13.  I'd like to set up a Gold Membership but am unsure whether it should be set up under my Parent Account or his Child Account.  Can anyone advise the pros and cons of either way.  Very many thanks in anticipation. 


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Last updated July 5, 2018 Views 0 Applies to:

To purchase a gold subscription individually you need to do it on your son's account. If you don't have a PPC (Prepaid Code) you can go over on the dashboard to Settings on the right, then to "Privacy & Online Settings" and enable purchases. It will ask you for your password. Then add you CC in Account Management (also in Settings) then in My Memberships you can upgrade to a gold subscription. After you purchase the subscription go back to the Privacy & Online Settings and remove the ability to make purchases.  Another option is Microsoft Store online or you can buy PPC's from them, then redeem the code onto your son's account, and no worries about the CC on the account. ALSO on they have deals that are sometimes cheaper, like a year is $59.99 plus tax (depending on your area) but on amazon they're around $50, and I've seen it for like $40 last week. 3 months is like $21 instead of $25. Just make sure when you use this option you are purchasing "Online Game Code" it'll say it right next to the offer. I hope this helps!

I AM NOT A MICROSOFT EMPLOYEE NOR FORUM MODERATOR. However I do know a lot about acct recovery.

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