How to Delete Amazon Account?

Why Delete Amazon Account?

Do you want to support local businesses instead of a multibillion-dollar company? Or you no longer want to use Amazon and need to delete Amazon account.

Amazon makes it hard to delete the account, so keep patience and follow the steps below.

Things to consider before closing Amazon account

  • Once you delete your account, you won’t be able to access it.
  • You won’t be able to access any other websites using your Amazon.com log-in (Audible.com, specific international  Amazon sites, and others)
  • You lose access to your account history which includes your credit card information, order history, etc.
  • You won’t be able to process returns and refunds once your account gets closed (including textbook rentals)

Steps to delete Amazon account

You can close the Amazon account from the web-browser only as this option is not available on the mobile app.

  • Go to Amazon.com.
  • Sign in with the account which you want to delete.
  • Ensure that you don’t have any outstanding orders or transactions. If you are meant to be shipping or receiving an item then you will have to wait until it gets completed for deleting your account.
    • You can check your orders by clicking on the Orders option which is on the top right corner of the page and to the left of the Cart.
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    • To cancel any of the incomplete orders, click on the Open OrdersCancel items.
  • Now, click on the Help option on the top bar of the page.
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  • Click on the “Need More Help?” option which is at last on the left pane of the panel’s options list.
  • After that, on the right pane of the panel, click on the Contact Us option.
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  • You have to click on the Prime or Something else button.
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  • Scroll down a little and click on the <please make a selection> dropdown menu and select the Login and security option by clicking on it.
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  • Select the Close my account from the options list.
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  • After that, you have to scroll down, and you will see “Or, talk to someone” heading and below the heading you will see three options. Select the options that you prefer and feel convenient.
    • Email: If you choose this option, type in the reason for deleting your account in the “Enter additional information” field and click on the Send E-mail button.
    • Phone: Provide your phone number and click on the Call me now button.
    • Chat: In this option, you have to wait for a customer service representative to come online, and you have to state them the reason for closing your Amazon account.
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  • After that, you have to wait for your account to be deleted. The Amazon representative will tell you the approximate time frame for account deletion.

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