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How to generate Amazon MWS Auth token
Updated by Ash on 14 November 2018 03:30

From September 05 2016, for new registration into ChannelMAX, you will be required to get MWS authorization token from Amazon MWS and input into ChannelMAX. ChannelMAX uses these to connect to your Amazon Seller Central. Please note that for existing ChannelMAX accounts, no change is needed, it's only for the seller who joins ChannelMAX after September 05 2016. Please refer to the following steps to obtain MWS Authorisation token and then input into ChannelMAX under "Settings-->Account-->Selling Venues". Below are the steps to obtain MWS Auth Token:

Step 1 of 5
First please make sure that you have signed-out from Amazon Seller Central. Then please login to your Amazon Seller Central of your choice,   such as Amazon USA, Amazon Europe, Amazon CA etc.  Within SellerCentral, go to Settings-->User Permissions. Here you click on the yellow button 'Authorise a Developer'.
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Step 2 of 5
In the new panel, input Developer Name as ChannelMAX, and DeveloperID select from the list below and then click on Next button.
Amazon USA DeveloperID 6926-3221-1435
Amazon Canada DeveloperID 6926-3221-1435
Amazon Europe DeveloperID 0213-9363-5379
Amazon Japan DeveloperID 2187-4016-8722
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Step 3 of 5
Accept the terms and conditions and click on Next button.
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Step 4 of 5
Please copy the 'Seller ID' (aka MerchantID) and 'MWS Authorisation Token'. You will need these two values in Step-5.
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Step 5 of 5  (For New Registration)
Paste the 'Seller ID' and 'Amazon Auth Token' into ChannelMAX. This completes section-1 of ChannelMAX member registration page. Complete section-2 and click on 'Register and email me the password'.
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Step 5b of 5  (For Existing ChannelMAX Accounts)
When you add a new Selling Venue in your existing ChannelMAX account, please input your Seller ID and MWS Authorisation Token in Settings-->Account-->Selling Venues, Click on the desired Venue and then click "Save Selling Venue".

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