How to Cancel Amazon Prime in Just 9 Steps

It can be difficult to find the link to cancel your Prime membership, but we're here to help.
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If you decide to quit Amazon Prime, you've got your work cut out. Sadly, Amazon makes it harder than it should be to cancel a Prime membership.

We've put together a quick guide on how to cancel Prime, which will make the whole process infinitely easier.

How to Unsubscribe From Amazon Prime

In short, you should navigate to the "Your Account" page on Amazon, click the Prime box, and then scroll down to find the link to "End Membership and Benefits."

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How to Cancel Amazon Prime, Step by Step

Once you know where to find the right link, canceling Amazon Prime isn't so bad. But locating the link can be tricky, as Amazon seems to have buried it. Here, we break down the Prime cancellation process step by step.

  1. Sign in to your Amazon Prime account.
  2. Hover over the area where it says "Hello, [your name]." When the dropdown menu appears, click on "Your Account."
  3. Once there, you should see several boxes at the top of the page. The upper rightmost one should say "Prime." Click that box.
  4. On the next page, click the Manage Membership box near the top right
  5. A drop down box will appear — click "End Membership"
  6. You'll be taken to a page where Amazon tries to convince you to stay. Scroll to the bottom.
  7. Choose one of three options:
    • Remind Me Later (i.e., you keep your benefits but receive a reminder three days before your membership auto-renews)

    • Cancel My Benefits (cancel your membership)

    • Keep My Benefits (nothing changes)
  8. You'll see another page where Amazon tries to convince you to stay. Click "Continue to Cancel"
  9. If yet another page pops up trying to convince you to stay, click "Cancel Membership"

Julie Ramhold
Senior Staff Writer/Consumer Analyst

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