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Friday, July 24, 2015

How Amazon sellers set up text alerts when an item is sold

Amazon sellers can be notified via text message when an item is sold. Carrier’s standard messaging and data rates apply. To set up SMS text message notifications, do the following:

1. Log in to 
Amazon Seller Central
2. Go to Settings / Notification Preferences
3. Under Order Notifications, click Edit.
4. Enter the mobile number to receive the text message alerts.
5. Select the time to send the notification
6. Click continue
7. A 4 digit pin code will be sent to the mobile number added for verification. If one hasn’t received the 4 digit pin code within a few minutes, click Resend Code.
8. Once received, enter the 4 digit code in the Verify Your Mobile Messaging Number box
9. Click Verify

If verification is successful, the mobile number will appear in the Mobile Messaging (SMS) section of Notification Preferences.

Please note, Amazon Seller SMS Text Message sends a maximum of 15 order notifications per day.

For detailed instructions on using Amazon’s SMS text message notifications, visit: