The Road To An Amazon Suspension2258527
Here's an important warning for all third-celebration sellers on the Amazon marketplace.
Altering your bank account info at a time when the retail giant has just rolled out a new security measure might result in the suspension of your seller account.
To protect you and other third-party sellers from persistent hackers, Amazon has come up with a Two-Step Verification (2-SV) which adds an extra layer of safety to your account.
So at the moment, the business does not welcome any modifications which you may make to your bank account particulars noncompliance will lead to your account's suspension.
Sellers whose accounts have been suspended had to wait for hours or even weeks to be reinstated.
There are different factors why you would want to change the info on your bank account, but holding it off for the time becoming will serve you nicely.
Closing your existing account and opening a new 1 could be worse, so avoid performing this at all expenses.
Although other sellers are gloating that they have successfully updated their bank accounts and not faced any repercussions at all, a larger percentage of whom are now crying more than spilt milk.
In case your bank has performed a method upgrade and automatically changed your bank account number, it would be sensible to ask them if they could possibly activate your new number when the dust has settled.
Do not let Amazon spot a discrepancy in the bank account which you have linked to your seller account, or else you will be suspended without prior notification.
Amazon's additional layer of protection
By enabling Amazon's two-SV in your Seller Central account, you will make the job of hackers very difficult, if not ineffective.
The extra security layer will need you to enter a security code aside from your login particulars when you sign in to your account.
You can obtain the safety code via e-mail, text message or an authenticator app from Google which is downloadable to your phone.
Amazon encourages all sellers on their marketplace to allow two-SV the soonest time that they can so that they can stop any possible attacks that might come their way.
Beneath is an excerpt from the message of Amazon Seller Assistance:
"We know there are bad actors out there, and whilst I can't speculate on their motives, we think the use of two-SV is a crucial security measure that sellers ought to enable and maintain in their toolbox with out waiting until June 30th when it becomes a requirement."
If you have not enabled two-SV in your Seller Central account however, head over to the Assist & Consumer Service web page on the Amazon web site and adhere to the steps there.
Some sellers say the sign-up process was quick and simple, but to others it was nightmarish.