Band Refunds happening


Hi everybody!

I wanted to share some information to y’all so you’re ready and aware: Band refunds are happening. (If you have no idea what I’m talking about, read this:

I know this because I got my refund recently. I don’t know if it is happening gradually or all at once, but it’s happening.

Anyway, I got notification from Microsoft at all, so it’s easy to miss what is happening. Basically it’ll occur over three steps:

  1. You’ll get an email inviting you to Microsoft Payment Central.
  2. Once you fill out your information, you’ll get an approval email.
  3. Finally, you’ll get a deposit to the bank account you provided Payment Central

So yeah, terrible communication from Microsoft as no info was shared about process or timelines. Initially I thought it was a phishing attempt, except the links were clean and it mentioned me by name. For several days I was confused and had no idea why Microsoft would invite me to Payment Central. Eventually I figured it out. Nonetheless, I got bonus money I wasn’t expecting before their announcement relatively quickly, so I’ll give Microsoft a pass. 😉

I hope this helps!



PS: For the site admins, I’d love to upload photos of the process, but the site does not let me attach photos. That’s an opportunity for a good feature in the future.

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