Amazon Pay is a digital wallet created by Amazon for its shoppers back in 2007. The service has got a few upgrades and now it is quite useful not only to shoppers but to merchants as well. For merchants or vendors (who sell products on Amazon), the brand has created Pay Express service so that processing of payment can be done smoothly. It is a win-win situation for all – Amazon, merchants, and shoppers. If you are a loyal shopper of Amazon, you can avail this service and add money to Amazon Pay balance.
By adding money to Amazon Pay balance, shoppers can easily pay from the credit/debit cards saved on the service; and for delivery, Amazon knows that it has to use the saved address of shoppers. The service was first introduced in the United States, and then it was launched in 7 other countries, including India. Amazon enjoys a huge number of shoppers in India as the country is seen as the emerging retail market on world map. Whether you are an Indian or American, it is better to add money in Amazon Pay.
How to Add Money in Amazon Pay
You can use your Amazon app on Android or iOS device, or simply open the Amazon website and follow the detailed guide. The method is very easy and in no time you will be able to add money to Amazon Pay balance account.
Add Money to Amazon Pay from Amazon Website
Step #1: Open Amazon website on your web browser.
Step #2: Log in with your user id and password.
Step #3: Next, hover the mouse over ‘Account & Lists’ and then click on Your Account option.
Step #4: Here, you can see a few tabs like Your Orders, Addresses, Payment options etc. One of the tabs is Amazon Pay balance, and you need to click on it.
Step #5: Next, you will be asked to verify your details like name and mobile number. Click on Continue after verification.
Step #6: Now you are on Add Money page; select an amount from the default tabs of Rs.500, Rs.1000, Rs.2000, and Rs.3000. If you want to add more, you can use the last field and add up to Rs.20000/- in Amazon Pay balance.
Once you select the amount, hit the Continue button.
Step #7: Choose your payment method to add money; you can use your saved credit/debit cards or use another method.
I have not saved any credit or debit card, and therefore, I chose net banking option here.
Step #8: Choose a billing address or you can enter a new address.
Step #9: Once you select the billing address, you will be redirected to review your order; here, you need to click on ‘Add Money to balance’ button.
Step #10: Your bank’s payment gateway will open; you need to login with your online banking ID and password.
Once you make the payment, the amount is added to your Amazon Pay balance. You will receive a message on your connected mobile number.
Moreover, you can also check from your Amazon ‘Account & Lists’ drop-down menu, where you can see Your Amazon Pay balance.
How to Add Money in Amazon Pay by Amazon App
Step #1: Launch Amazon app on your smartphone.
Step #2: Now tap on hamburger icon (three horizontal lines from the top left corner).
Step #3: From the drop-down menu, tap on Amazon Pay option.
Step #4: Next, you need to tap on ‘Add Money’ option.
Step #5: Now choose the amount you want to add in your Amazon Pay.
Step #6: Tap on Continue button now.
Step #7: As you have done above, you need to choose the payment option to finish the process.
Step #8: Once the amount is added to Amazon Pay, you can check it by performing the first step.
You can also check your transactions by tapping on View Statement button.
Want to Recharge Amazon Pay balance?
The concept of digital wallet is not new to any smart consumer. Amazon is one of the best shopping portals in the world, and therefore, it makes sense to create your digital wallet and then add money to Amazon Pay balance. This surely makes your shopping way far easier as you don’t need to open the payment gateway of your bank; a safer way to shop.