Quick Answer: Why Is Amazon Not Letting Me Use My Gift Card?

Can you use an Amazon gift card for anything?

Amazon.com Gift Cards can be used to buy Kindle content, digital music and Amazon Video downloads. To use an Amazon.com Gift Card for digital downloads, do one of the following: Click Redeem a gift card or promotion code before clicking Buy now.

How do I pay with a gift card on Amazon?

To pay with an Amazon Payments balance:

  • Select the option to use the available balance on your Amazon Payments account during checkout to pay for your order.
  • Select a credit card to use in addition to your available balance to account for any amount not covered by your balance at the time we ship your order.

What do you do if your gift card doesn’t work?

10 Things to Do When Your Gift Card has No Value

  1. Show Card to the Cashier.
  2. Ask What the Error Message Is.
  3. Ask For the Manager.
  4. Check the PIN.
  5. Make Sure the Gift Card is Activated.
  6. Ask for the Balance and Transaction History.
  7. Contact Customer Service.
  8. Contact the Card Issuer.

Can I transfer an Amazon gift card to my bank account?

Purchase something from Amazon using your gift card. Now, after placing the order, cancel the order. They will take sometime to return the amount to your Amazon wallet. Then you can request to Transfer that to your bank account.

How do I transfer a gift card balance to my bank account?

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How do I buy something with an Amazon gift card?

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How long does it take for an Amazon gift card to activate?

Reload Processing: When you Reload your Balance, you are purchasing an Amazon.com Gift Card in the selected amount that will be automatically added to your Gift Card Balance. Funds will be automatically added to your own Gift Card balance and should be available within five minutes.

How much do I have on my gift card?

To check gift card balance, you will need the card number and, if applicable, the PIN or security code located on the back of the card. Most retailers & restaurants allow you to check the balance online, by calling the toll-free number located on the card, or by visiting them in person.

Can I find out who used my gift card?

Once you have the gift card number (or as much information as you can find), call customer service for the merchant that issued the gift card. The objective of the phone call is not to “find” the gift card, but to find out if the gift card has been used.

Why does my gift card not work?

Visa gift cards are linked to bank accounts that generally must be activated in order to receive transactions. Inactive cards will be declined if used for payment because the associated bank accounts are not ready to be used. When the gift card is loaded with value (purchased), the gift card is automatically activated.

Why is my card being declined online when I have money?

A declined debit transaction normally has 3 main reasons: 1. Declined by the issuer Bank. Reasons include: Insufficient funds, Invalid PIN, blocked card, and all other response codes related to the state of the card or the linked account in the Issuer Bank.