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Here's an important warning for all third-celebration sellers on the Amazon marketplace.
Altering your bank account information at a time when the retail giant has just rolled out a new security measure may outcome in the suspension of your seller account.
To shield you and other third-celebration sellers from persistent hackers, Amazon has come up with a Two-Step Verification (2-SV) which adds an additional layer of security to your account.
So at the moment, the business does not welcome any changes 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 various reasons why you would want to change the info on your bank account, but holding it off for the time being will serve you nicely.
Closing your existing account and opening a new one could be worse, so avoid performing this at all costs.
Even though other sellers are gloating that they have successfully updated their bank accounts and not faced any repercussions at all, a bigger 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 quantity 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 with out 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 extremely tough, if not ineffective.
The extra safety layer will need you to enter a security code aside from your login details when you sign in to your account.
You can receive the safety code through email, text message or an authenticator app from Google which is downloadable to your telephone.
Amazon encourages all sellers on their marketplace to allow 2-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 poor actors out there, and while I cannot speculate on their motives, we think the use of 2-SV is a critical security measure that sellers ought to enable and keep in their toolbox with out waiting until June 30th when it becomes a requirement."
If you haven't enabled 2-SV in your Seller Central account yet, head over to the Assist & Customer Service web page on the Amazon web site and adhere to the steps there.
Some sellers say the sign-up procedure was fast and easy, but to others it was nightmarish.