How to delete Amazon account

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Undoubtedly, Amazon is the largest eCommerce marketplace in the world and operates in major continents and countries. It is also one of the leading video on-demand platforms on the internet.

It is very likely that you have an account with Amazon. If so and you no longer use it, read this easy to understand tutorial on how to delete your Amazon account.

Why should you delete your Amazon account?

Online data privacy is a real concern for many internet users. Also, every time you open a new account on any eCommerce or shopping site, you give away a lot of financial data. Therefore, the more online accounts, the more chances of your personal data being leaked on the dark web.

When you're not using an account for any website, it's smart to delete the account. Likewise, if you are moving overseas or have decided not to use an Amazon account anymore, you must disable the account.

Sometimes, you may also want to delete the Amazon account to clear your order history. Whatever the reason, follow the methods below to find a solution for your Amazon account.

How to delete your Amazon account

When you have decided to close your Amazon account, follow these steps to submit the closure request to Amazon:

  • Log into the relevant Amazon account from the website.
  • Click on the menu Account e list
  • Select  My Account . Click on it.
  • Scroll to the next page again and go to the section Data and Privacy .
  • Click the link Close your Amazon account.
  • On the page Close your Amazon account read carefully all the information.
  • Warns you about the impact of account closure on other Amazon services such as Amazon Prime, AWS, Amazon Seller Central, Amazon Flex, Amazon Pay, Amazon Kindle, etc.
  • Now choose an option for account closure reasons. It is optional.
  • Click the check mark box next to the account closure statement.
  • Now, select the option Close my account.
  • You will receive a confirmation email at the linked email address.
  • Open the email and confirm the account deletion process.

How to change your Amazon account country

If you want to delete the Amazon account, know that the process is irreversible. Neither you nor Amazon customer support can restore your account if you decide to claim it.

So, if you want to delete your Amazon account just for a country change, you can try these steps:

  • Log into the relevant Amazon account from the website.
  • Click on the menu Accounts and lists.
  • Now, select Your account under the section Help and settings .
  • In the list Digital content and devices , click your Manage content and devices .
  • Select Pref Renze .
  • In Country settings , click on Modification .
  • Type in your address and then select Update .
  • If the new country is eligible for online purchases on Amazon, you will see a set of instructions on the screen.
  • Choose the appropriate option from that to complete the process.

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