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Help family members shop responsibly by setting allowances in Microsoft accounts. Money added to a Microsoft account can be used to buy movies, games, in-app purchases and more. To enjoy this feature, follow the steps below.  

  1. Using a web browser, visit

  2. Sign into your Family Safety account. 

  3. Find your family member and click Add money.  You can also click More options > Spending Microsoft account balance > Add money.  

  4. Select the amount of money you would like to add to your family member’s account and click Next.  

  5. Select your form of payment or click Add a way to pay

Microsoft account balance and gift cards are non-transferable and non-refundable. For more information, see our Microsoft gift cards terms and conditions

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