Solved: How to Share a Cart on Amazon

What to Know

  • You cannot share your Amazon cart with someone without sharing your Amazon login information.
  • The best way to share a list of products from Amazon is by creating a wishlist or another kind of list.
  • If you want to share your Amazon cart, you can download a browser plugin called Share-A-Cart.

Amazon's wishlist feature is a great way to quickly share a list of items from Amazon's website with another person. You might want to share your Amazon cart for a few reasons, whether as a potential gift guide, a shared shopping list, or more. However, you cannot share your shopping cart on Amazon without also sharing your username and password information. We've found a few ways to send an Amazon cart to someone.

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How to Share Your Amazon Cart with a Wishlist

The only way you can share your Amazon cart is by sending someone your username and password to your account on Amazon. If you don't want to share this information, the next best thing is to create and share a wishlist. Learn how to share an Amazon wishlist with friends and family. Also, learn how to find someone's Amazon wishlist or registry

How to Share an Amazon Cart with Share-A-Cart

Share-a-Cart is an app and web browser extension that you can download that will allow you to share your Amazon cart with someone. The app is available for Macs, iPhones, and iPads and as an extension for Safari, Chrome, and Firefox. They all work basically the same way: by generating a code that is connected to your Amazon cart that you can then share via iMessage, Messages, Email, or any other option available on the share sheet. I'll walk you through an example of using Share-a-Cart via Google Chrome web browser extension and then via iPhone app.

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Share Amazon Cart via Chrome Extension

First, download the Google Chrome Share-A-Cart extension. Then, follow the directions below. It's important to note that this will work best on a computer.

  1. After you've downloaded the extension, navigate to

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  2. Make sure you've added things to your cart that you want to share. Then, click the extension.

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  3. Click Create Cart ID.

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  4. Click Share.

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  5. Choose your preferred method of sharing links and send.

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The recipient will receive the link and be able to open it to a third-party page that allows them to view the cart. From here, they can choose to purchase the contents of the cart.

How to Share My Amazon Cart on iPhone

Here's an example of how you would share your Amazon cart with someone on your iPhone. If you like learning about how to use Apple devices, be sure to sign up for our free Tip of the Day! First, make sure that you've downloaded the Share-A-Cart app from the app store on your iPhone. Then, follow the steps below.

  1. Once you've downloaded Share-A-Cart from the App Store on your iPhone, open Safari.

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  2. Tap the aA button on the address bar. 

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  3. Tap Manage Extensions.

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  4. Toggle Share-A-Cart on.

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  5. Go to and make sure you're logged in.

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  6. Tap the aA button again.

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  7. Tap Share-A-Cart.

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  8. Tap Create Cart ID.

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  9. Tap Share.

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  10. Then, choose your preferred method of sharing.

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And that's how you use Share-A-Cart on your iPhone to share your Amazon cart with someone!


  • Can you share an Amazon shopping cart? No, you cannot share an Amazon cart without sharing your Amazon profile. This means sharing a username and password with another person. 
  • How do I share my Amazon list? Choose from one of your lists on Amazon, and then select the Invite button. From there, you can choose how and to whom you want to share your Amazon list.
  • Can you follow someone on Amazon? You can follow someone, including people, brands, and interests, that you can manage via your profile in order to stay up to date on deals and receive relevant updates.

Even though you can't share a cart on Amazon without sharing your login info, using Share-A-Cart is a great work around if you don't want to make a wishlist. Happy shopping!

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Rachel Needell

Rachel Needell is a Feature Writer at iPhone Life, and a poet and author. With 10-plus years of experience working with Apple devices, she specializes in all-things iPad and is a Notes App expert, having worked on both the 2023 iPad Guide and the Notes App Guide. You can usually find her writing in the Daily Tip newsletter as one of our senior Tip writers. Rachel received her Master’s degree in English Literature in 2021 and her most recent work appears in the Winter ’21 edition of New Note Poetry. When she’s not obsessing about Apple products, you can find her voraciously reading fantasy books with her cat in Asheville, North Carolina.