How to Share an Amazon Gift Receipt

Introduction

Have you ever wanted to share a gift without the price tag, to give the recipient some flexibility? Amazon has just the thing: the Gift Receipt. In this article I’ll show you how to share an Amazon gift receipt, ensuring your loved ones can make exchanges if needed, without seeing the price. I’ll show you how to share an Amazon gift receipt using both the Amazon website and the Amazon mobile app.

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Steps to Share an Amazon Gift Receipt on Mobile

  1. Open the Amazon mobile app, and then tap the “Menu” icon at the bottom of the screen. A menu is displayed.
Open the Amazon mobile app, and then tap the Menu icon at the bottom of the screen.

  1. Tap “Orders” on this screen. The Your Orders screen is shown.
Tap Your Orders on this screen.

  1. Find the order you want to share an Amazon gift receipt for, and then click to open that item. The information screen for that item is shown.
Find the order you want to share an Amazon gift receipt for, and then click to open that item.

  1. Scroll down to the Order Info section, and then click “Share Gift Receipt” in that section. The Share Gift Receipt screen is displayed.
Scroll down to the Order Info section, and then click Share Gift Receipt in that section.

  1. Tap “Share Gift Receipt.” The sharing menu pops up.
Tap Share Gift Receipt.

Tap “Copy” to copy a link to the gift receipt, which should be shared with the person you gave the gift to.

Tap Copy to copy a link to the gift receipt, which should be shared with the person you gave the gift to.

Whenever someone opens that link they will see this screen that says they have a gift. When they tap the link it will show them what your gift was.

The person can tap the link to open the gift you sent them.

And from there, they can tap “Return Item” to return the gift that you got them if they need to.

The person receiving the gift can tap Return Item to return the gift that you got them if they need to.

Steps to Share an Amazon Gift Receipt on Amazon Website

  1. Open a web browser and navigate to Amazon.com.
  2. Click to expand “Accounts and Lists” at the top of the screen, and then click “Orders” in this menu. The Your Orders screen is shown.
Click to expand Accounts and Lists at the top of the screen, and then click Orders in this menu.

  1. Find the order you want to share an Amazon gift receipt for, and then click “Share Gift Receipt” associated with that order. The Select and Send Gift Receipt screen is displayed.
Find the order you want to share an Amazon gift receipt for, and then click Share Gift Receipt associated with that order.

  1. Find the item you want to share a gift receipt for, and then click “Share Gift Receipt” associated with that item. A window pops up with a link you can share and send to someone that will give them a gift receipt.
Find the item you want to share a gift receipt for, and then click Share Gift Receipt associated with that item.

  1. Copy the link in the pop-up window.
Copy the link in the pop-up window.

Whenever someone opens that link they will see this screen that says they have a gift. When they click the link it will show them what your gift was.

The person can click the link to open the gift you sent them.

And from there, they can click “Return Item” to return the gift that you got them if they need to.

The person receiving the gift can click Return Item to return the gift that you got them if they need to.

Reasons to Share an Amazon Gift Receipt

1. Gift Exchange Transparency

Sharing an Amazon gift receipt promotes transparency in gift exchanges. It allows recipients to see where the gift was purchased. This information aids them in understanding the origin of the gift. It removes any ambiguity regarding the item’s authenticity. Recipients appreciate the clarity provided by this simple gesture. It enhances the trust and thoughtfulness associated with the gift.

2. Avoiding Duplicate Gifts

Gift receipts from Amazon are vital in preventing duplicate gifts. They are especially useful during events like baby showers or weddings. By revealing the item’s details, they help coordinators manage gift lists more effectively. This prevents the awkwardness of receiving identical gifts. It ensures each gift is unique and valued.

3. Ease of Returns/Exchanges

Having an Amazon gift receipt simplifies the process of returning or exchanging gifts. Recipients can handle exchanges themselves, maintaining their independence. This eliminates the need to involve the gift giver in returns. It streamlines the process, making it hassle-free for everyone involved.

4. Price Concealment

Amazon gift receipts tactfully omit the price of the item. This maintains the surprise and thoughtfulness inherent in gifting. It focuses attention on the gift’s sentiment rather than its cost. This approach respects the traditional elements of surprise and delight in gifting.

5. Convenience for Digital Gifts

For digital items, sharing an Amazon gift receipt is notably convenient. It adapts to the evolving nature of gifting in the digital age. This method caters to the increasing preference for online shopping. It reflects modern gifting trends while maintaining traditional gifting etiquette.

6. Proof of Purchase

A gift receipt from Amazon serves as a reliable proof of purchase. It assures the recipient of the item’s legitimacy. It confirms that the gift was obtained through legitimate channels. This builds confidence in both the gift and the giver.

7. Warranty Purposes

Some gifts come with warranties that require a valid receipt. An Amazon gift receipt fulfills this requirement. It does so without revealing the item’s cost. This is practical for items that need registration or future servicing.

8. Environmental Consideration

Electronic gift receipts are eco-friendly. They align with contemporary eco-conscious practices. This approach reduces paper waste. It reflects a growing awareness and responsibility towards environmental conservation.

9. Corporate Gifting

In a corporate context, providing a gift receipt ensures professionalism. It maintains transparency in the gifting process. This is essential in a professional setting. It adheres to the norms of corporate etiquette and governance.

10. Regulatory Compliance

For gifts in a business context, a receipt might be necessary for tax or regulatory reasons. An Amazon gift receipt ensures compliance with these requirements. It provides necessary documentation without compromising the gift’s integrity.

11. Peace of Mind for the Giver

Knowing the recipient can easily return or exchange the gift offers peace of mind. The giver can rest assured that the recipient will be satisfied. This enhances the overall gifting experience. It underlines the giver’s consideration for the recipient’s preferences.

About Max

Max has nearly 20 years of experience working in IT across three different industries in project management and management capacities: publishing, telecommunications and healthcare. He holds the following degrees and certifications: BS Communications, MA Communications, MBA and Project Management Professional (PMP). His tutorial-focused YouTube channel earned more than 100,000 subscribers in its first four years, and currently has more than 160,000 subscribers, 110,000,000 video views and an insane 2.4 million hours of watch time. Max enjoys learning new technology, reading and collecting comic books, listening to audiobooks and playing video games.

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