Staying on top of Amazon Prime Day deals is a lot easier once you create deal alerts and enable notifications for them on your phone.
Did you know that you can set up notifications for Amazon’s upcoming Prime-exclusive event? A quick reminder from the Amazon Shopping app can make sure you save big on some of the hottest items.
Amazon is introducing a new shopping event for its Prime users, dubbed the Prime Early Access Sale, between October 11 and October 12. It’s a 48-hour opportunity to save up to 80% on some of the biggest brands.
Below, you can read more about Amazon’s Prime Early Access Sale event and learn how to enable notifications and create deal alerts.
Visiting the Prime Early Access Sale Event
Finding the Prime Early Access Sale page in the Amazon Shopping app isn’t as intuitive as you’d think. Upon opening the app, you should see a splash screen notifying you of the event. But you might not see any icons or options that point you there.
Don’t fret, as there’s an easy way to solve this. Simply tap the search bar and type in “prime day sale.” At the top of the results, you should see a shopping cart and text mentioning the sale. Tap the shopping cart to access the main page for the event.
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How to Turn On Prime Deal Alert Notifications
If you want to enable Prime-exclusive deal alerts, you should follow these steps:
- Open the Amazon Shopping app and tap the three lines icon at the bottom right.
- Now, tap on Settings > Notifications.
- Here, tap the toggle under Your Watched & Waitlisted Deals.
From here on out, you should receive a notification for every item you’ve created an alert for.
How to Create Amazon Deal Alerts
You need to create a deal alert so that you get notifications for it on your phone. So, here’s what you need to do:
- Open Amazon Shopping and tap the Home icon at the bottom.
- Tap Create deal alerts located below the banner. If you can’t find it, try searching for “prime day sale” and tap Create deal alerts there.
- You should see the Your deal alerts section followed by lists of items with Create alert next to them.
Now, you’re all set. It’s worth noting that any items that qualify for alerts from your recent Amazon searches and recently viewed items will appear in the Get deal alerts section.
The Benefits of Amazon Prime Membership
Creating deal alerts and enabling notifications are vital steps for staying on top of some of the best Amazon deals. You still have time, and now the know-how, to set both of these up.
The Prime Day Early Access Sale is just one of many benefits of a Prime subscription. If you’re not convinced, you might want to take a quick look at all the other benefits of Amazon Prime.