What is Login with Amazon?
Login with Amazon allows users to login to registered third party websites or apps ('clients') using their Amazon user name and password. Clients may ask the user to share some personal information from their Amazon profile, including name, email address, and zip code.
Who uses Login with Amazon?
Developers who integrate with Login with Amazon and Amazon customers who use Login with Amazon to log into sites or apps with their Amazon credentials.
How do Amazon users login to a Login with Amazon website?
Users will see a Login with Amazon button that starts the login process. After clicking the button, the user will be presented a secure login screen (hosted by Amazon) to enter their name and password. They will then be asked to consent to share the data the developer has requested, which can include the user’s name, email address and zip code. The consent screen will inform the user of what information the developer has requested and what will be shared. If they do not consent, they will be redirected back to the website or app. If they do consent, they will be redirected back to the website or app and the developer will receive a token or code to access authorized user data.
For more details on the customer experience in native mobile apps, including how your users can skip the login screen and experience single-sign on, please see: Customer Experience in Android apps, and Customer Experience in iOS apps.
How do Amazon users see information on sites they have logged into?
Users can visit their Your Account page on Amazon.com to view the list of websites or apps that they have consented to share data with. From this screen, users can revoke a website or app’s access to their data. When this happens, the sites will not be able to refresh the user data, though they can retain the data they have already retrieved.
Why would a website or app use Login with Amazon?
Login with Amazon is a free product that allows clients to quickly and easily integrate a login solution to their website that makes it easier for over 200 million Amazon customers to login to their website. It also allows users to easily share profile data, such as their email address, with a client. Login with Amazon allows users to login securely and without hassles using their Amazon account. That is one less username and password they have to remember in an environment where password reuse can compromise the user's information on multiple sites if an attacker finds a vulnerability in just one of those sites.
How do I sign up for Login with Amazon?
If you do not have a developer account, you will need to create one through login.amazon.com.
Can I use one developer account for multiple websites or apps?
Yes, the app console on login.amazon.com allows you to add and manage multiple Login with Amazon applications.
Why did Amazon create Login with Amazon?
Login with Amazon is a free service to introduce sellers and developers to other Amazon services. Amazon has a suite of services for sellers and developers to build, monetize and market their websites and apps. Login with Amazon also addresses the customer pain of forgotten passwords by enabling them to use the credentials they use almost every day across the web.
What is Amazon Pay?
Amazon Pay is a service that provides customers with the ability to send and receive payments for goods or services by using the payment methods already stored in their Amazon.com account. To make a payment, they can use a credit card, bank account, or Amazon Pay Account balance. Learn more.
What is Login and Pay with Amazon?
Login and Pay with Amazon combines Amazon Pay with Login with Amazon. It allows hundreds of millions of Amazon buyers to login and pay on your website or mobile devices with the information already stored in their Amazon account. It's fast, easy and trusted. It can help you add new customers, increase sales and turn browsers into buyers. Leverage the trust of Amazon to grow your business. Learn more.
How do I add Amazon Pay?
Once you’ve registered with Login with Amazon. Click on “Start here” in the recommendations area in the App Console. You will then be asked to provide additional information to set up your account. Please follow the integration guide for a detailed overview.