Erasing your Amazon account is the best way to totally eradicate your buy history. Assuming you need to erase your record for great, here’s the way to give yourself a fresh start.
What You Need to Know
Your Amazon account is shared across Amazon’s sites, so in the event that you erase it, you’ll lose admittance to Amazon.com just as global stores like Amazon.co.uk and Amazon-possessed locales like Audible.com. You will not have the option to sign into any site you utilize your Amazon represent. Your Amazon Payments record will likewise be closed down.
You’ll lose admittance to essentially everything. Any open requests will be dropped, memberships like Amazon Prime will promptly end, and you’ll lose any Amazon gift voucher balance in your record. You will not have the option to return bought things for a discount or substitution. The advanced substance you bought will be gone, and you will not have the option to redownload Kindle eBooks, Amazon recordings, music, computerized programming and games, and whatever other computerized content you may claim.
Amazon will likewise erase your record’s buy history and client information, so any surveys, conversation posts, and photographs you’ve transferred to Amazon’s site will likewise be deleted.
Shutting your record and making another one is the best way to eradicate your Amazon buy history. Notwithstanding, you can “document” a portion of your orders to make them less apparent in the rundown of past buys.
This is an uncommon advance to take. You don’t have to close your record in the event that you simply need to drop Amazon Prime, change your email address, or eliminate an installment technique. You can do this all without shutting a record. However, in the event that you truly need to, this is what you’ll have to do.
How to Close Your Amazon Account as of 2020
Update: Amazon has changed its site since we initially composed this article. We suggest reaching Amazon by means of online talk or calling Amazon Customer Service at 888-280-4331. Ask the client care delegate to close your record for you.
We’ve heard from perusers who have utilized both the visit component and phone number to effectively close their records.
The Old Way to Close Your Account
You’ll have to contact Amazon client assistance to close your record, yet Amazon offers a smoothed out measure for doing as such. (Update: Amazon has taken out this choice from its site.)
Visit the Contact Us page on Amazon’s site to get everything rolling. Sign in with the Amazon account you need to close.
Snap “Prime or Something Else” at the highest point of the client assistance page.
Under the “Tell us more with regards to your issue” segment, select “Record Settings” in the main box and “Close My Account” in the subsequent box.
You’ll need to converse with Amazon’s client assistance staff about this. Under the “How might you want to reach us?” segment, pick all things considered “Email”, “Telephone”, or “Talk”.
We suggest choosing “Email”, which is by all accounts the fastest technique. You’ll have to get an email as a feature of the record cancellation measure, at any rate. Amazon’s staff will not quickly erase your record in the event that you get in touch with them via telephone or online visit.
Update: Readers have educated us that, as of November 16, 2019, Amazon’s client care delegates can quickly erase a record in the event that you get in touch with them through telephone.
Tell Amazon’s client service staff you need to close your record and give an explanation.
Amazon’s client service staff will reach you by email with more admonitions regarding what you’ll lose when you erase a record. They’ll likewise attempt to sort out the thing issue you’re having and offer other potential arrangements. Yet, assuming you’re certain you would like to close your record, they’ll assist you with doing so. Follow the guidelines Amazon messages you to affirm you really would like to close your record. Amazon will then close your record and you’ll be allowed to make another one with a new buy history, in the event that you like.