Amazon.com is a major online retailer, selling items as varied as books, home appliances and groceries. When you create an account on Amazon.com, the account stores personal information such as your name, address and phone number. This enables the purchasing process to be completed more quickly by not forcing you to enter the same information repeatedly. If you want to remove this information from the Amazon.com servers and do not plan to order from Amazon again, you can delete your account by sending a request to the company.
Proceed to Amazon.com and click the "Sign In" link. Type your email address and password and press "Enter" to view your account.
Click the "Your Orders" button.
Cancel your open orders by clicking "Cancel Items," clicking each item that you want to cancel and then clicking "Cancel Checked Items." If an order displays a message stating that it is being prepared for shipment and cannot be changed, you may need to wait until you receive the item before you will be able to cancel your Amazon.com account.
Proceed to the Amazon.com contact page for account assistance. You may need to enter your Amazon.com password a second time to access this page.
Select "Close My Account" on the "Issue" drop-down menu, then type a short message in the box below explaining that you would like Amazon.com to close your account.
Click the "Send e-mail" button.
- If you change your mind later about canceling your Amazon.com account, you can recreate your account later using the same information.
- Deleting an Amazon.com account also deletes any accounts that you hold with other Amazon.com services, such as Amazon Associates and Mechanical Turk.
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