How do I change my account information?

You can update your account information directly through your Abebooks account. We ask that you update your personal information directly through your account for your security and to ensure its accuracy.

To update your email address, name or password:

  1. Sign on to your AbeBooks account using your old email address and password by clicking Sign On at the top right of any AbeBooks page.
  2. Click My name, email and password in the ‘My Personal Info’ section of your My Account page.
  3. On Login & security, click Edit next to the field you wish to update.
  4. Enter the new information in the designated field and click Continue.
  5. If changing your email: An email will be sent to your new email address with a one-time password (OTP). You will need to enter this code into the ‘Enter Code’ field of the Verify email address page.
  6. Click
  7. You will be prompted to enter your AbeBooks password before saving your changes.

To add, edit or delete a saved shipping address:

  1. Sign on to your AbeBooks account using your old email address and password by clicking Sign On at the top right of any AbeBooks page
  2. Click My Address Book.
  3. If you wish to add a new address, complete the ‘New Address’ form at the bottom of the page and click Save.
  4. If you wish to edit or delete a previously saved address, click the Edit or Delete link below the address you wish to change.
  5. If you choose Edit, make your changes in the form at the bottom of the page and click Save.
  6. Clicking Delete will immediately delete the address.

An address that is associated with a saved credit card cannot be edited or deleted through this screen. Use the [Manage My Credit Cards] link instead. Both shipping and billing addresses can also be updated during checkout from within the Shopping Basket.

To edit your currency or your Nickname for the Community forums:

  1. Sign on to your AbeBooks account using your old email address and password by clicking Sign On at the top right of any AbeBooks page
  2. Click My Account Information
  3. Choose your currency from the drop down menu or enter your forum nickname
  4. Click Save Changes