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My friend who doesn't have a credit card asked me to use mine to add funds to his battle.net account so he can buy items in Diablo 3 (he pays me cash in return). I would associate my card to his account, put some money, and then remove the card.

He gave me his email & pass, but when I tried to enter battle.net, it locked his account because, of course, I was entering his account from a different IP that he regularly uses.

What can I do to accomplish this without having to give to him my credit card number and security number? I can't go to his house either because it's far away.

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spending real life money on D3 -______- –  z ' Apr 23 '13 at 2:09
Does your friend have a paypal account? AFAIK paypal works with battle net as well and its much easier to transfer money that way. –  z ' Apr 23 '13 at 2:10
@spartacus no, he doesn't. He could get one I think, but only for this? –  Luciano Apr 23 '13 at 2:15
@LUciano Doesn't stop him from using his Paypal account for other stuff later on, does it? It all has to start from somewhere. –  deutschZuid Apr 23 '13 at 2:40
I'll talk to him about this posibility. –  Luciano Apr 23 '13 at 2:42

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you need him to read off to you his authenticator code at the very moment you log (because there is a new one every 10 secs). If he doesn't have one, tell him to get one.

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Yeah, in case this wasn't clear, just have him give you the code that gets sent to his e-mail so you can log on. –  Decency Apr 24 '13 at 2:11
I strongly doubt it's every 10 secs. They usually last from 30 to 120 secs, I'm not sure about battle.net's one, but I would definitely rule out 10. Way too short for anything. –  Lohoris Nov 8 '14 at 23:07

I'll go ahead and respond to this question even though it is so old because for some reason, it still pops up in google.

so, have your friend make his own paypal account, then paypal transfer him some money (which is free) and let him pay his account with that.

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