Python2 script for emailing when an Amazon price drops
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Amazon Price Alert script

This script will send you an email when the price for a specific item on Amazon drops beneath a certain threshold


  • Python 2
  • BeautifulSoup4 (the pip package is called bs4)
  • requests
  • smtplib
  • MIMEText
  • ConfigParser


  1. Duplicate config_example.ini and rename it to config.ini
  2. Add correct Amazon product settings to config.ini
  3. Add correct email server settings to config.ini
  4. Run the script via python
  5. You may wish to add this to crontab (*nix) or configure a Scheduled Task (Windows)