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How to remove a credit or debit card from your Amazon account

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Amazon is one of the biggest retailers in the world, offering everything from groceries to the best Android tablets. If you’re shopping online, chances are you’ve bought something from Amazon at some point. To buy something from the retailer, you need a registered credit card, debit card, or gift card. And with Amazon’s Prime Early Access sale running October 11-13, you’ll want to make sure your payment information is up to date.

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Whether you’ve canceled a card, changed your bank account, or decided not to use a specific card online, it’s helpful to know how to remove a credit or debit card from your Amazon account. The steps are different depending on whether you’re using your desktop browser, an Android or iPhone app, or a mobile browser. Whichever method you prefer, we have a guide on how to remove your card.


How to Remove an Amazon Credit or Debit Card in Your Desktop Browser

Many people find that the online shopping experience is always a bit easier on a desktop computer. The best way to access Amazon on your PC is to visit their website in your favorite browser. If this is your preferred method of shopping online, here’s how to remove your debit or credit card:

  1. Visit the Amazon website in the browser and log in.
  2. In the upper right corner, click Accounts and Lists to open the Account page.
  3. Click on Your payments.
  4. Under Wallet, choose the debit card you want to remove from the account. Card information appears on the right.
  5. Click on Edit to display a dialog to change your payment method.
  6. In the lower left corner of the dialog box, click Withdraw from wallet.
  7. To confirm your choice, click on Remove.

You will see a confirmation at the top of the page that says: “Your payment method has been successfully deleted”.

How to Remove a Credit or Debit Card from Amazon in Android and iOS Apps

If your favorite way to shop on Amazon is on your mobile phone, the Android and iOS apps have the same account functionality as the desktop website. If you want to use the Amazon app to remove a card from your account, follow these steps:

  1. Press the menu icon in the lower right corner of the screen.
  2. In the pop-up menu, tap Account.
  3. Scroll to Payments section.
  4. Faucet Your payments.
  5. Select the card you want to delete.
  6. On the right side, tap Edit.
  7. At the bottom, tap Withdraw from wallet.
  8. On the confirmation screen, tap Remove.​​​

A confirmation appears at the top of the page stating: “Your payment method has been successfully deleted”.

How to Remove a Credit or Debit Card from Amazon in Mobile Browser

Not everyone wants to install an app for every online service they use. If this is you, visit the Amazon website on your mobile browser. You still have access to account features. You can remove your debit or credit card by doing the following:

  1. In the top right corner, tap your account name.
  2. Next to the Your account header, touch See everything.
  3. Scroll to Payments section.
  4. Faucet Your payments.
  5. Select the card you want to delete.
  6. On the right side, tap Edit.
  7. Scroll down the page and tap Withdraw from Wallet.
  8. On the confirmation screen, tap Remove.

At the top of the page, you will see a confirmation that says “Your payment method has been successfully deleted”.

Monitoring your Amazon account

No matter what debit or credit cards you save to your Amazon account, it always pays to check your account once in a while to see where your money went. The best way to do this is to check your Amazon order history using one of two methods.