How To View Your Order History on Amazon

Amazon is the online store for purchasing pretty much anything and receiving it almost within the blink of an eye. Sometimes, you may want to review your past purchases if you’re an avid Amazon shopper.

How To View Your Order History on Amazon

Fortunately, from the Amazon website, you can see purchases brought within the last 30 days, the previous three months, or in a specific year.

Read on to find out how to access information about your past purchases via various devices.

View Order History for Amazon on a PC

From the Amazon website, you can view your order history; here’s how:

  1. Go to the Amazon.com website.
  2. Sign into your account.
  3. Towards the top right corner, click on the down-pointing chevron next to the “Accounts & Lists” button under your name.
  4. Choose “Account” from the drop-down menu, then click on the “Your Orders” button.
  5. The “Your Orders” screen will show your most recent orders. To see previous orders, click on the button labeled “last 30 days” or “past three months” just above the first recent order.
  6. Choose the period within which you wish to see the items you bought; the items will display automatically.

View Order History for Amazon on an iPhone

The option to view and download your order history is not yet available on the Amazon app. Here’s how to view your order history from Amazon.com:

  1. Visit the Amazon.com website, and sign into your account.
  2. From the top right corner, tap on the chevron next to the “Accounts & Lists” button below your name.
  3. Press “Account” from the pull-down menu, then tap on the “Your Orders” button.
  4. The “Your Orders” screen will show your most recent orders. To see other past orders, tap on the button labeled “Last 30 days” or “Past three months” just above the first previous order.
  5. Choose the period you wish to see your purchased orders from that period.

View Order History for Amazon on an iOS

The Amazon app does not currently show order history. Follow these steps to view your order history from Amazon.com:

  1. Go to the Amazon.com website, and sign in to your account.
  2. At the top right corner, tap on the chevron beside the “Accounts & Lists” button under your name.
  3. Tap on “Account” from the drop-down menu, then tap the “Your Orders” button.
  4. The “Your Orders” screen will display your most recent orders. To see orders placed further back, i.e., in a particular year, tap the button labeled “last 30 days” or “past three months” just above the past orders.
  5. Press on a period to see your purchases during that time.

View Order History for Amazon on an Android

There is no option to view your past purchases from the Amazon app, but you can access them from the Amazon website by following these steps:

  1. Go to the Amazon.com website.
  2. Sign into your account.
  3. Towards the top right corner, tap on the down-pointing chevron next to the “Accounts & Lists” button under your name.
  4. Press the “Account” option from the drop-down menu, then select the “Your Orders” button.
  5. The “Your Orders” screen will show your most recent orders. To see orders placed during a specific period, tap the button labeled “last 30 days” or “past three months.”
  6. Choose a period to see your placed orders.

View Order History for Amazon on a Mac

To view your order history from the Amazon website, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Amazon.com website, and sign in to your account.
  2. At the top right corner, click on the chevron next to the “Accounts & Lists” button under your name.
  3. Choose the “Account” option from the drop-down menu, then click on the “Your Orders” button.
  4. The “Your Orders” screen will show your most recent orders. To see orders placed back in time, i.e., in a particular year, click on the button labeled “last 30 days” or “past three months” just above the first order in the list.
  5. Click on a period to see your orders during that time.

How to Download Your Amazon Purchase History

If you want to download a copy of your Amazon purchase history to review offline, you can access this information from the Amazon.com website. Follow these steps to download a past orders report to your computer or mobile device:

  1. Visit Amazon.com, then sign into your account.
  2. Click on the “Accounts & Lists” option under your name at the top right corner.
  3. Select “Account” from the pull-down menu.
  4. Scroll down to the “Ordering and Shopping Preferences” section, then choose “Download Order Reports.”

Quick Set Options

From the top section of the Request Order History Report page, you should see a box labeled Quick Set Options.

This feature offers a quick snapshot of your purchases from the previous month, the last 30 days, the last year, or a year-to-date option. Follow these steps to use the Quick Set Options feature to set your report information:

  1. Click on a report, then the fields on the left will populate automatically.
  2. By default, the “Quick Set Options” are for items. If you want to report on orders, returns, or refunds, change the “Report Type.”
  3. Enter the start and end dates and a “Report Name” if you wish.
  4. Click on the “Request Report” pop-up message will confirm that your report request is in progress.

Order History Report

To view orders, items returns, or refunds in a specific date range, you can create a custom report; here are the steps to do that:

  1. On the “Request Order History Report” page, click on “Report Type” from the pull-down list.
  2. Enter the dates and enter a “Report Name” if you want.
  3. Click on “Request Report.” A pop-up message will confirm that your report request is in progress.

When the report is ready, you’ll receive an email to the address connected to your Amazon account. The email will include a download link to download the report.

FAQs

Can you delete an Amazon order from your history?

The short answer is that you can’t completely delete an order from your history. There isn’t an option to delete an order you’ve placed through your Amazon account from the purchase history. As a workaround, you can archive your order history.

How far back can Amazon order searches go?

You can view your orders from the past six months or during a specific year.

Why did an item disappear from my Amazon orders?

If you have a missing item from your package, it may have been shipped separately. You can check whether the missing item is in another shipment by signing into your Amazon account and going to “Your Orders.” Beside the image of your item, click the “Track Package” button to find the delivery date for the shipment.

How long does Amazon keep my data?

All the files will be deleted if your Amazon account has been inactive for two years. Account holders are notified before file deletion.

Where do I find my tracking number on Amazon?

When tracking is available, your tracking number can be found via the “Your Orders” page. Click on the “Track Package” button, then scroll down to the bottom of the page for the tracking number.

How do you cancel Amazon orders?

Follow these steps to cancel an Amazon order:

1. Sign in to your account, then click on “Your Orders.”

2. Click on “Cancel items.”

3. Check the box of the item you want to remove from the order. Or, to cancel the entire order, select all the items.

4. Choose “Cancel selected items in this order” to confirm the cancellation.

A cancel confirmation message will appear on your screen.

A Snap Shot of Your Amazon Purchase History

Having access to your previously purchased items can serve several purposes. The option is handy if you want to re-order an item or if there’s still time to cancel an item. Amazon allows you to view purchased items days, months, and even years in the past. You can also download reports to go through offline. These features are currently only available from the Amazon website, so if you’re using a mobile device, you need to sign into your account via the website.

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