How to Sign Up for an Amazon Prime Account

By Zicheng Ren

Sign up for Amazon Prime for free for 30 days.
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Amazon Prime allows you to sign up for a 30-day free trial followed by a yearly charge if you decide to keep the account. You need to have an Amazon account to activate Amazon Prime features such as Instant Video and Music and free two-day shipping. You will have to enter your credit card and billing address information including your name, address and phone number.

Step 1

Click "Your Account" on the Amazon website.
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Go to Amazon and click Your Account on the menu bar to sign in with your Amazon account.

Step 2

Type your registered email address and password.
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Log in to your Amazon account by typing your email address in the My e-mail address is: box. Choose the Yes, I have a password button and type your password. Click Sign in using our secure server. You need to choose the No, I am a new customer button to sign up for a new Amazon account if you never had a Amazon account before.

Step 3

Click "Try Prime free for  30 days."
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Click the Try Prime free for 30 days button on the Amazon homepage to sign up for Amazon Prime.

Step 4

Enter your credit card and billing address information and click "Try Prime free."
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Fill out the form with your credit card and billing address information and click Try Prime free to start using Amazon Prime. You will be charged $99 per year after your 30-day free trial ends. You may cancel the payment any time during the trial if you decide not to use Prime.

Step 5

Go to your log-in page and check your Amazon Prime information.
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Go back to the Amazon home page with your log-in information and note that Your Prime appears on the menu bar. Click Your Prime to begin using your Amazon Prime account benefits.