How to Enable Delivery Notifications in the Amazon iPhone App

If you’ve already downloaded and started using the Amazon app on your iPhone, then you know how convenient it can be to place orders through that app.

Once you’ve signed into your Amazon account, it’s often as simple as searching for an item and tapping a couple of buttons.

You can purchase that item, or you can learn how to add items to Amazon wish list so that you can find it again later.

But after you’ve placed an order, the next thing you are looking for is that item to be delivered.

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While you can open the app and check the Orders screen from the menu, you are also able to configure the Amazon iPhone app so that you get notifications when your item has shipped, and when it is delivered. Our guide below will show you how to enable these notifications through the app.

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How to Turn on Shipment Notifications in the Amazon iPhone App

The steps in this article were performed on an iPhone 7 Plus in iOS 12.2., using the most current version of the Amazon app that was available when this article was written.

This guide assumes that you have already installed the Amazon app on your iPhone, and that you have signed into it with your account.

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Step 1: Open the Amazon app.

open the amazon app

Step 2: Touch the menu button at the top-left corner of the screen.

open the amazon menu

Step 3: Scroll down and choose the Settings option.

open amazon app settings

Step 4: Select the Notifications option.

open notifications

Step 5: Tap the button to the right of Shipment Notifications to enable that option.

how to enable delivery notifications in amazon iphone app
how to enable delivery notifications in amazon iphone app

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You should now start receiving notifications on your iPhone when your items ship and when they are delivered.

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