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How to Check Your Amazon Gift Card Balance


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Not sure if you have sufficient funds to buy that item on Amazon? If so, it’s easy to check your gift card balance on both the Amazon website and the Amazon mobile app, as well as the history of cards you’ve redeemed.

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Check Your Gift Card Balance on the Amazon Website

If you are on a Windows, Mac, Linux, or Chromebook computer, use the official Amazon website to see the available gift card balance in your account.

To do so, first, open a web browser on your computer and launch the Amazon site. Sign in to your account on the site.

In Amazon’s top-right corner, hover your mouse over the “Account & Lists” menu to see an expanded menu.

Hover over the "Account & Lists" option on Amazon.

In the expanded menu, under “Your Account,” click “Account.”

Click "Account" in the "Account & Lists" menu.

On the “Your Account” page that opens, click “Gift Cards.”

Select "Gift Cards" on the "Your Account" page.

On the page that opens, right next to “Your Gift Card Balance,” you will see the gift card balance currently available in your account.

Tip: To add a new gift card to your account, click the “Redeem a Gift Card” button.

View the gift card balance on the Amazon website.

If you’d like to view the values of gift cards that you have redeemed in your account, scroll down the page to see that information.

Redeemed Amazon gift cards.

Now go out there and put your balance to use! You may be interested in finding products sold by Amazon itself rather than trusting third-party sellers.

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Check Your Gift Card Balance on the Amazon Mobile App

If you are on an iPhone, iPad, or Android phone, use the Amazon mobile app to check your gift card balance.

Start by launching the Amazon app on your phone. Sign in to your account if you haven’t already. Then, at the bottom of the app, tap the user icon.

On the account page that opens, scroll down to the “Gift Card Balance” section. Here, you will see the gift card balance available to use in your Amazon account.

View the gift card balance in the Amazon app.

To view the gift cards that you have added to your account so far, then next to “Gift Card Balance,” tap the “Manage” option.

Tap "Manage" next to "Gift Card Balance."

Scroll down the page to the “Your Balance Activity” section. Here, you will see all your redeemed gift cards along with their values.

Redeemed gift cards in the Amazon app.

And that’s how you know if your gift card balance can buy a certain item on Amazon. Happy shopping!


Have you got an Amazon gift card that you don’t intend to use? If so, check out the various ways you can turn your gift card into cash.

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