Login with Amazon Documentation

Login with Amazon lets you protect your customer information by leveraging the user authentication system used by Amazon.com. Login with Amazon is based on OAuth 2.0, which has been broadly adopted for user authorized exchanges across sites. For more high-level details, see the Login with Amazon product overview page. For more workflow details, see the Conceptual Overview.

Integrate Login with Amazon with your App

To integrate Login with Amazon with your app, see the following:

Understanding Login with Amazon

The following topics show how Login with Amazon uses access tokens to allow websites to login customers and access their customer profiles .

Security Considerations

The customer information Login with Amazon provides to participating websites is valuable, and precautions must be taken to ensure it stays confidential. The Login with Amazon protocol makes extensive use of HTTPS to protect communications between the user and Amazon, and between your website and Amazon. These topics explain any security threats that go beyond using HTTPS, and explains how you can prevent attackers from gaining valuable customer information. 

Login with Amazon for TVs, Game Consoles, and Other Devices

Login with Amazon is currently available for websites, native iOS mobile apps, and native Android mobile/Fire apps. On Fire TV, Login with Amazon is supported through the Silk web browser and single sign-on (SSO) is auto-enabled. However, for sign-in on devices that are unable to launch a web browser (including Smart TVs, gaming consoles, watches, or other devices), Login with Amazon is not supported.

Login with Amazon for WordPress

To integrate Login with Amazon for a WordPress site, see the following blog posts:

Support and Questions

If you have questions about whether Login with Amazon is available for your platform, or if you’d like to be notified when support for additional platforms becomes available, contact us.

For support, see the Login with Amazon area in the Developer Forums.