How to Redeem Amazon Gift Card or Claim Code on iPhone or iPad

Redeem your Amazon gift card (physical or digital) to store the balance on your account.

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If you've got an Amazon gift card, you need to redeem it for the balance to appear on your account. Once the Amazon claim code is redeemed, the money can be used for purchases. Here's how to add an Amazon gift card to your account using your iPhone, iPad, or computer.

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Why You'll Love This Tip

  • Conveniently redeem gift card balances so they are ready for use on Amazon. 
  • Use your iPhone or iPad and avoid the hassle of logging into Amazon on your computer. 

How to Redeem Amazon Gift Card on iPhone or iPad

If you don't already have an Amazon account, you'll need to create one before following the steps below to redeem your Amazon gift card claim code. You'll also need to have the Amazon app installed on your device before you begin. To learn more about apps and shopping on your Apple devices, sign up for our Tip of the Day newsletter.

  1. Open the Amazon app.


     
  2. Sign in to your Amazon account if you are not already logged in. 
  3. Tap the three lines icon.


     
  4. Tap Account.


     
  5. In the Payments section, tap Manage gift card balance.


     
  6. Tap Redeem another gift card.


     
  7. Enter the digital gift card claim code or the number on the back of the physical gift card (you may have to scratch off the protective coating).


     
  8. Tap Apply to your balance to redeem the gift card.


     
  9. For physical gift cards, you can also tap Scan your claim code to scan the code with your device.


     
  10. Center the card in front of your camera to automatically scan the code.

If you're using a computer, open your web browser. Type amazon.com/redeem and you will automatically be taken to the Redeem a gift card page. Again, be sure to sign in to your Amazon account before trying to redeem any claim codes or gift cards. Now you can redeem credit to your Amazon account and use that money on your next purchase!

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Hallei is a 2018 graduate of Maharishi University of Management with a BFA in Creative & Professional Writing. She's currently working on a novel about people using witchcraft to clean their houses.