How to Open a New Account at Amazon

Without an Amazon account, you can’t order products from the company's website or stream any of its digital content. You also need an Amazon account in order to use the company's Kindle devices. Accounts are created using the Start Here feature on the Amazon website. All you need to create an account is a valid email address.

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Choose a password that is difficult for others to guess.
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Hover you mouse over the Your Account button on the main menu on the Amazon website and click Start Here.

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Open the account creation page.
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Enter your name and email address.
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Enter your name and email address in the provided fields. Enter your email address a second time to verify you’ve typed it correctly. You must use an email address that is not currently associated with another Amazon account.

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Select a password for your account.
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Enter a password for your account in the Enter a New Password field and then enter it again in the Type It Again field to verify you've entered it correctly.

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Finish the account creation process.
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Click the Create an Account button to create your account. If all the fields have been filled out correctly, a confirmation email is sent to your email address.