Amazon needs to modify payment (easy fix!)
Seeing the “Payment Amendment Needed” message on Amazon is one of the most common customer questions. You may have encountered this problem once or twice.
But what exactly does “payment modification required” mean and how do you fix it? Did Amazon cancel your order? How are you. If you get this message, please make sure your order goes through. Read on for all the details about this little inconvenience, a simple fix…
What does “Payment modification required” mean on Amazon?
If you receive a “Payment Amendment Needed” message on Amazon, it means that the transaction was not completed and your payment did not go through. Amazon cannot charge a credit/debit card, EBT card on file, or your Amazon Cash balance is insufficient. In this case, Amazon will notify you to change the payment method to process your order.
If you want to learn more about why you’re seeing the “Payment Revision Needed” message, read on as we take a deep dive into what it means and how to fix it quickly…
How to Fix Amazon Needed Payment Revisions
To make sure your payment was successful and your order was not cancelled, you must check and see why the transaction failed.
If it’s a debit card, you can check the balance on the card, or contact your credit card company to find out why they didn’t approve the charge.
Double check that the balance in your bank account is accurate and that there are no “pending payments” in progress.
Double check that the card details you entered are correct and that the card you have on file has not expired.
Some cards have a daily spending limit, double check that you don’t exceed that number for the day.
Also, some new cards may not be activated or you will need to call and authorize the payment as it may look suspicious if the amount is high.
You can contact your bank and ask them for more information. Amazon will also let you know if they need anything from you.
One of the quickest ways to fix the problem is to use another card to quickly process the order and then go through the process of figuring out why the card payment failed.
Beware of scam emails
Unfortunately, many scam emails are sent asking for payment revisions.
These emails look like official emails from Amazon when your credit card information doesn’t go through.
If you receive a payment revision email, be sure to take the following precautions:
If you’re not sure if the email is an official Amazon email or a scammer, don’t click on the link they provide.
Just go to your Amazon account and check if your most recent order has gone through.
You can also contact Amazon Support directly to see if your account needs to be repaired or updated.
If you click on a scam email, it may ask you to “update” or re-enter your credit card information, thereby stealing your payment information.
Amazon will always receive a notification in your account stating the same as said in your email. If you cannot find this notification, the email may be a fraudulent email.
If you find a notice that you really need to update your payment information, you can do so now.
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A “Payment Amendment Needed” message on Amazon means that the transaction cannot be processed.
You will need to contact your bank/credit card company or enter a new payment method to avoid the transaction being cancelled.
There are plenty of scammers out there sending fraudulent emails asking customers to update their payment information, so you have to be careful and double-check that the emails you receive are from Amazon.
If you’re not 100% sure it’s from Amazon, don’t click on the email.