Most frequent questions and answers
Amazon Smile is a simple way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is available at smile.amazon.com on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones. When you shop at AmazonSmile you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com. with the added benefit that Amazon Smile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. You can choose from over one million organizations to support.
To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com on your web browser or activate. AmazonSmile on your Amazon Shopping app on your iOS or Android phone (found under settings on your app). On your browser, you may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com. To make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile. When you’re using the app, always check for the “AmazonSmile” logo to ensure you’re activated for AmazonSmile.
Tens of millions of products on AmazonSmile are eligible for donations. You will see eligible products marked “Eligible for AmazonSmile donation” on their product detail pages. Recurring Subscribe-and-Save purchases and subscription renewals are not currently eligible.
Yes, you use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart. Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.
On your first visit to smile.amazon.com, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases, before, you begin shopping. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make through. AmazonSmile will result in a donation. AmazonSmile will occasionally contact you about donation amounts disbursed to your chosen charity or about the program.
Yes, you can change your charity any time, your AmazonSmile purchases after the change count towards your newly selected charity. To change your charity on your web browser, simply select “Change your Charity” in “Your Account.” You can also visit AmazonSmile under settings on your Amazon Shopping app and select “Change your Charity.”
What if my selected charity does not register to participate in the AmazonSmile program or becomes ineligible?
If your selected charity does not register to participate, becomes ineligible, or requests to be removed from the program. You will have a chance to select a different charity to receive the accrued donations that have not yet been disbursed to your charity. If you do not select a different charity. The accrued donations will be distributed to other organizations receiving donations.