Amazon Two-Step Verification. How to Switch It On/Off.

Newbies on Amazon aks sometimes: “Does Amazon have 2 step verification?” as they care about the account safety and want to protect their data.

If you are an experienced seller, you might have already know what Amazon two-step verification is, so today, we want to provide you with a manual on how to switch it on and off.


What is Two-Step Verification for Sellers?

This type of verification secured sellers’ accounts by adding one more safety layer. You should enter your password and a security code while signing up.

You can receive this code by different means:

  • Voice call.
  • SMS.
  • Authenticator app.

As long as Amazon uses cookies to store the information about sellers, so you will need to enter a security code just once upon one sign-in. In case you clear cookies, Amazon will ask you to enter this code once more. Here, you can find more details about Signing in with Two-Step Verification on the official website.

If you want to know how to enable Amazon seller two-step verification, read further. It is a piece of cake! ;)


How to Turn On Amazon Two-Step Verification

Let’s add one more security layer to your seller account!

  1. Visit the Advanced Security Settings.
  2. Select ‘Get started’.
  3. Type in your phone number (a primary one, if you have several phones) to receive an SMS message and install an authenticator application.
  4. Click on the ‘Send code’ button.
  5. Once you receive the code to your phone or generated it in the app, enter the code, select ‘Verify and continue’ to proceed with seller identity verification.
  6. You now have to choose one of the following options:
  • Add a second backup number and select a format (voice call or SMS)
  • Get an app for authentication, which will generate codes for you.

That’s it! You can now use one of the options mentioned above.


How to Turn Off 2-Step Verification on Amazon?

If you want to disable two-step verification for Amazon sellers, do the following:

  1. Visit the Advanced Security Settings.
  2. Select ‘Disable verification’ and the system will ask for a security code.
  3. Enter the code and verify it.

This will completely turn off Amazon two-step verification.

However, if you want to keep your information safe and prevent your seller account from being hacked, we advise you to have Amazon seller two-step verification turned on.