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If you have Amazon Prime, you can share your Prime benefits with other adults using a feature called Amazon Household. You can also share some of the benefits with your child. However, there are some limitations and considerations before setting up your Amazon household. Here’s what you should know:
It’s natural to want to share your Amazon Prime membership. In addition to receiving free 2-day shipping and Amazon Prime Video, members also enjoy perks like free e-books, unlimited photo storage with Amazon Photos, early access to deals, and more. Luckily, Amazon explicitly allows sharing, so you don’t have to feel guilty about sharing.
Sharing your Amazon Prime membership with another adult lets you share most benefits while keeping separate accounts. You can add any adult in the same country or region. You don’t have to live at the same address. The other will receive perks like 2-day shipping, access to Prime Video and Prime Gaming, free e-books, unlimited photo backups with Amazon Photos, and more. However, some benefits such as Amazon Prime Music and Amazon First Reads are missing.
Note that when adding an adult, you must agree to share a wallet containing credit and debit card information. You will be notified when you move your credit or debit card to Wallet to make a purchase. There is no setting to prevent this. Also, if you choose to remove another adult from your Amazon Household, neither you nor they will be able to join another of his Amazon Households for 180 days.
Also, up to four children ages 13 to 17, ages 13 to 17, can share an Amazon Prime membership with their teen account. Teenage account is more limited than the second adult account and includes free 2-day shipping (for authorized purchases only), unlimited photo backup to Amazon Photos, and Prime Streaming benefits but does not include free e-books or features you use. Echo or Kindle accounts (very weird restrictions Amazon does). Her teenage users with Kindles must be logged in with the child profile under their account. When your child turns her 18, the teen account will automatically convert to an adult account. After that, you will have to pay as an adult ($14.99 per month or $139 per year) if the adult household slot is not available. Or convert your account to Prime Student. The student gets 50% off Amazon Prime’s regular price ($7.49/month or $69/year) for her 4 years.
How to share your Amazon Prime membership
To share your Amazon Prime membership, go to your Amazon Household page and click[大人を追加]or[10 代を追加]Just click a button. Amazon will then proceed with the process.
To add an adult, you will be asked to enter the person’s email address and an email invitation will be sent. Adults must accept an invitation to join an Amazon Household. If they already have an Amazon account for her and want to add their existing account to yours, you’ll need to send an invitation to the email address you use for her existing Amazon account. Otherwise, the person can create a new Amazon account for her and add her to your Amazon household. Either way, once your account is linked to your Amazon household, you’ll be able to take advantage of Amazon Prime benefits and share purchased digital content (ebooks, audiobooks, apps, games) through a feature called Family Library. You will be able to
To add a teen account, you’ll need to enter your child’s name and date of birth, then send an invitation to your child’s email address or phone number. By signing up for your child, you confirm that you are the child’s parent or guardian. Once your child has accepted her Amazon Household invitation and set up an account, she will have access to her Prime Benefits, subject to the restrictions described above.
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