Complete Guide on How To Enable 2FA on Amazon Account

2FA on Amazon

Amazon is one of the best online retail company in the universe, to enable 2FA on your Amazon account makes more secured and decline it from the hand of the hackers.

Amazon deals with book selling from a start and now it has now it has expanded to sell a wide furniture, clothing, consumer goods, digital media and as well as electronic device such as the Kindle e-book reader, Kindle Five Tablet, nd fire Tv, a streaming media adapter.

This web service (AWS) is also a comprehensive that involve cloud computing platform. The headquarter of Amazon is sited in Seattle Washington, The company has Individuals Website, Soft ware development Center, Customer Service Center and Fulfilment Center in many location around the Globe

Advantages of Amazon

====> Amazon have customer that worth 240 million in the nation wide

====> Shipping through Amazon give benefit of low shipping cost

====> No need of having your own personal ship software.

====> Many Influential buyers looks for products only on Amazon

Disadvantages of Amazon

====> Dependency of Amazon

====> Amazon has an Influential buyers

====> Shipping price have to be included in the sales price

====> Amazon sales charges depends on the product category between 7% and 20%

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To Create Amazon Account have to pass (3) methods

Method 1 of 3: Using an Amazon Mobile App

====> Open an Amazon mobile app, because Amazon have many app for many purposes, They includes Amazon Photos, Amazon shopping, Prime Video, Amazon Music.

====> Click on create a new Amazon Account, this is located at the bottom of the page with grey button. If you are going for Amazon app, click on create an account below the yellow button that indicate sign in then click on create account at the top of the page and click on create an Amazon account at the bottom of the page.

====> Put in your name by using the first bar at the top of the page to enter your full name

====> Enter a valid phone number or email address using the second bar to enter the email or phone number and you must have access to the email address in case if you want to login to your Amazon account using another device.

====> Type in your chosen password using the third bar, and the password must not less than 6 character long, and it must be a combination of capital, lower case, letter number and special character {&@!?}, make sure you use password that can be easily remember.

====> Click on create your Amazon Account or continue or verify email, it depend on type of app you are dealing with and the following page will ask you to enter a one time password {OTP} that you will retrieve from email.

====> Check your email after registering your account through your Gmail

====> Message will be sent to you from Amazon to verify your new Amazon account from amazon.com and if peradventure you do not receive email address from Amazon then  go back to Amazon app and check the email address you entered an resend your OTP

====> Then copy the OTP or you write it down

====> Go back to the Amazon app click the home button at the bottom center of your mobile device. click on the Amazon app you were using to create your account.

====> Enter your OTP and click verify, this will verify your account and sign you into the app under your new account if your OTP is invalid then resend to receive new OTP in your email.

Method 2 of 3; Using Amazon Website

====> Go to https://www.amazon.com using a web browser of your choice

====> Click on Account list

====> Click on create your Amazon Account

====> Type in your name in full, email and password, re-enter your password to confirm and click on create your Amazon account, Make sure you are familiar to the email you are using and you password must be at least 6 character long with upper and lower case and note excluding numbers and special characters

After clicking on create your Amazon account, you will be sent a confirmation email to the email address you entered to have a one time password (OTP).

After registering your account, then check your email, there is a drop down page that will request for your OTP, then open your email on another tab and copy the OTP

====> After copying your OTP go back to the Amazon registration page and after you might have retrieved your OTP then return to tab you were using to create a new Amazon account.

====> Then enter the one time password {OTP}  and click verify and if your OTP is invalid you will need to resend it.

Method 3 of 3; Personalizing your Account

Editing you payment option: Immediately you might have finished creating your Amazon and you want to add a payment method to your account, follow this steps.

  1.  Login at https://www.amazon.com or you open Amazon shopping app
  2. At the upper left corner you will see three horizontal line click on it
  3. Click your Account
  4. Click manage payment options
  5. Scroll down and click add card or add a payment method on mobile
  6. Enter the name on the card and the card number.
  7. Then enter the expiring date in the dropdown menu
  8. Then click on add your card.

====> Adding a shipping address;  using the following steps to add shipping address to your account

  • Log in at https://www.amazon.com or open the Amazon shopping app
  • Tap the icon with three horizontal line at the upper left corner.
  • Tap your account
  • Click your address
  • Click on add new address on mobile
  • use the for to enter your name, street, address, city, state, Zip cod, phone number as well as any delivery instruction
  • Click to add address

====> Personalize your profile; If you care about privacy then be careful to limit you information that will be visible in your profile, then take the following steps

  • Login at https://www.amazon.com or open the Amazon shopping app
  • Click the icon with three horizontal line at the upper left corner
  • Click your account
  • Click your Amazon profile
  • Click the icon that look like person and click upload
  • Click a profile image and open image from your gallery
  • Click on edit profile
  • Then answer the questions that follows
  • Scroll down and click on save.

How To Enable 2FA On Your Amazon Account

2FA is a unique feature that add strong security to your any online platform account by allowing you to enter a special security code plus your password on computer and devices.

====> Make sure you firstly download the Amazon app

====> Go to Advanced security settings

====> Click on get started to set up 2FA

====> Add your phone number that you will use to receive message and click send code by configuring authenticator app

====> Type the code that will be sent to your mobile number or the one generated through authenticator app and click verify code and continue

====> Add a backup phone number and choose a delivery format {e.g message or voice call}

====> Download and configure and authenticator app that will allow you to generate security codes whenever you are unable to receive message to your device

Take note: There is no way you can turn on 2FA out of backup phone number, this is because you can retrieve your security code when your mobile device got spoilt.

How to Disable 2FA on Amazon Account

====> Go to your account and select login and security

====> Choose edit close to 2FA (Two step verification) settings

====> Select Disable two set verification and you will be asked to enter your security code

====> Then enter the code that was sent to your phone number or gotten through the authenticator app

====> Select verify code.

Conclusion

Keeping hackers away from your Amazon shopping account is secured when you enable 2FA on it because it one the best online shopping platform.

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