With the invention of android smartphones across the globe and Nigeria being one of the largest consumers of technology in Africa, the need for digital content and platforms to sell the digital content began to arise.

The very best and most enduring digital store where android users can purchase any type of digital content in the Google Play Store. This store is home to any kind of android app, movies, music, e-Books and other forms of digital content you can think of. However, there is a saying that nothing is free, right?

Anyone can visit a Samsung store to buy Samsung gadgets and accessories and pay the cashier for the items purchased. Similarly, you can visit the Google Play Store online and purchase anything you need and pay with your prepaid debit/credit card or most preferably, pay with a Google Play Gift Card.

Google Play Gift Card is specifically designed for Google Play Store transactions, you can never use Google Play Gift Card to make a transaction on other stores. 

Google Play Gift Cards offer a lot of benefits to android mobile device users which will be discussed in this article.

What is Google Play Gift Card?

Google Play Gift Cards have preloaded gift cards that can be used to purchase all digital content available on the Google Play Store which include games, movies, apps and music.

Google Play Gift Cards are meant to help givers find the perfect gift for their Android device recipients. The Google Play card in turn allows the recipients to purchase whatever they want from the Google Play Store.

Just like many other brands of gift cards, the Google Play Gift Cards are designed in two formats; Google Play Gift Card(plastic card) and Google Play e-Gift Card. Buyers have the option of choosing which one of the two they prefer, but it’s advisable to buy the Google Play e-Gift Card to evade extra fees that may be incurred due to shipping costs.

Google Play Gift Cards are available from the range of $5 to about $500.

What Can You Do With a Google Play Gift Card

1. Movies:

The Google Play Gift Card grants you access to the Google Play Store indefinitely. Do you want to see all of the fantastic Marvel and DC films?

You may get the latest movies of your preference with a Google Play gift card.

2. Apps:

The Google Play gift card grants you access to the Google Play Store’s millions of apps, including Clubhouse, Facebook Messenger, Skype, Viber, Netflix, Audiomack, tik tok, Spotify, Whatsapp, Boomplay, and many others.

3. Books:

If you enjoy reading, you can use the Google Play Gift Card to get access to all of your favourite books on the Google Play Store, from the James Hardly Chase series to all of the beautiful romance novels available.

4. Magazines: 

You can use your Google Play gift card to gain access to and subscribe to any magazine in the store, allowing you to receive unlimited business, sports, and entertainment news from your preferred sources.

Facts You Should Consider Before Buying Google Play Gift Card

1. It can only be used to buy digital content on the Google Play Store for Android devices: 

Google Play gift cards can only be used to buy digital content on the Google Play Store for Android devices, indicating that the card was designed to only give users access to the Google Play Store.

2. It can be switched for cash or cryptocurrency

You may swap your Google Play gift card for cash or cryptocurrency, just like any other gift card, if you don’t want to use it on the Google Play Store. Many platforms in Nigeria accept Google Play gift cards in exchange for cash, bitcoin, or USDT. One of such platforms.to enjoy this offer is the Prestmit app.

3. You can’t buy the Fortnite game with your Google Play gift card: 

The Fortnite game was released on Android, but Epic Games chose to bypass the Google Play store to avoid paying the Google Play Store 30% of the revenue. According to the legendary game, Fortnite does not need to be offered on Google Play Store to be a success. As a result, you will be unable to obtain this item.

4. The physical card has a higher redemption rate than the virtual card (E-code): 

The physical card version of the Google Play gift card has a higher redemption rate than the E-code format. For a physical card, some systems charge $390 and for an E-code format, $300.

5. You can’t upgrade to Spotify Premium on the Google Play Store with  Google Play gift card: 

You can download the Spotify app from the Google Play Store, but you can’t upgrade to Spotify Premium with your Google Play gift card.

Benefits of Using Google Play Gift Card

Google Play Gift Cards are purchased by different people, not because they are just in love with the Google Play Store or the beautiful design pattern of the Google Play Gift Card. They buy Google Play Cards because of the benefits they get from both the card and the store. In summary, there are several reasons why you should buy or use a Google Play Gift Card, and here are a few of them:

1. Always Accessible: 

Google Play is accessible in nearly every country on the planet. Though the Google Play Store’s content and items differ by country, there is always enjoyable material for everyone. You may purchase a Google Play Gift Card from any location on the planet at any time.

2. Convenient e-mail Delivery: 

For all Google Play Gift Cards purchased, Google Play Services generally provides a very convenient e-mail delivery. Gift certificates are sent to the recipient by email in less than ten minutes.

3. Best Gifting Option:

Google Play Gift Cards are a great way to show someone you care about how much they mean to you. Instead of purchasing them random things, consider getting them a Google Play Gift Card, which will offer them complete access to the Google Play Store.

4. Security:

256-bit SSL encryption is used to encrypt every Google Play gift card purchase. Similarly, the retailer’s server does not store your personal or payment information, which ensures that the transaction is safe.

5. No Expiry Date:

There is no time limit on the use of this product because they are purchased from an authorized dealer, Google Play Gift Cards do not expire, and you may spend them whenever it is most convenient for you.

How To Redeem Google Play Gift Card

It shouldn’t be difficult to utilize the Google Play Gift Card because it’s one of the easiest things to do. Here’s how you can do it. It may be done on a web browser as well as the Google Play Store.

Using Your Mobile Device’s Web Browser

  1. Open your preferred browser and navigate to the Google Play Store page.
  2. Press the Redeem button after entering your code.

Using the Google Play Store app

  1. Select the Menu option from the drop-down menu.
  2. Select the Redeem option.
  3. After entering your code, click the Redeem button