How to Watch Amazon Prime Video on Android TV, Mobile Phone or Roku

Amazon prime video is a subscription-based video streaming service from Amazon.com. This is the concluding part of our self-help lessons on how to watch or setup Amazon prime video on your smart devices such as Samsung, Sony, LG smart hub TVs, Apple TV, Fire TV, gaming consoles and mobile devices. Firstly, in this part 3, we will review Amazon Prime video as a service offering from Amazon.com. Next, we’ll have a look at how you can watch or connect Amazon prime video to your Android TV, smartphones, tablets and Roku devices. Finally, we’ll highlight the cost of Amazon Prime video subscription.

Outline:

  1. Amazon Prime Video Overview.
  2. How to Register or Watch Amazon Prime Video on your Android TV.
  3. Steps to Setup Prime Video on Fire Tablets.
  4. How to Watch Prime Instant Video on Android Smartphone.
  5. Steps to Setup Prime Video on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch Devices.
  6. How to Watch Prime Video on Roku Devices.
  7. What is the Cost of Amazon Prime Video?
Amazon Prime Video

The subscription-based video streaming service from Amazon.com lets you watch best movies, popular TV shows and Amazon Original series from the comfort of your living room. Prime videos are available in four main video quality formats – SD, HD, 4K UHD, and HDR. It is available in more than 200 countries and territories around the world. You only require an Amazon account, a Prime Video or Amazon Prime membership, an Internet connection and a compatible device.

How to Register or Watch Amazon Prime Video on your Android TV.

It is very easy to register your device. You’ll need the Amazon Video app in order to connect your Android TV to access Prime video. Here are the steps that you can use to setup Amazon Prime video on your Android TV:

  1. Press the Home button on the TV remote.
  2. Under Featured apps, select the Amazon Video icon
  3. Launch the Amazon Video app and choose Register on the Amazon website
  4. Sign in with your Amazon.com e-mail address and password. If you don’t have one, you can check out our article on how to create Amazon.com account.

How to Watch Prime Video on Fire Tablets

It’s important to note that access to Prime Video on Fire Tablets is not available globally. If you are in the USA, Canada, Italy, France, and Spain, you will be able to access Prime movies on your Fire Tablet. All you’ll need to do is to register your tablet using your Amazon Prime or Prime Video membership account information. Below are the steps you can use to register and watch Prime video on your Fire tablet:

  1. From the top of the Home screen, swipe down and select Settings.
  2. Choose My Account. You can also deregister in case you want to add another Amazon account, by selecting the Deregister option.
  3. Select Register and enter your account information.
  4. Open Video from the Home screen.
  5. Tap on a movie or TV show to reveal the video details.
  6. Select Watch Now to start viewing.

How to Watch Prime on Android Smartphone

You’ll need Prime Video app for Android mobile phone in order to watch Prime Video: Here are the steps you can use to download and watch prime instant video on your smartphone:

  1. Download the video app from the Amazon Underground app, Google Play Store, Amazon App, or Samsung Galaxy Appstore. This you can do by typing “Prime Video” on the search bar.
  2. Open the Prime Video app when the download and installation are complete.
  3. Sign in to connect your Prime Video or Prime membership account to the app.
  4. Choose a movie or TV show to reveal the video details.
  5. Tap Watch Now or Resume to start watching.

Note that you’ll need Android OS 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) or higher and at least 1GB of RAM size in order to be able to watch prime video on your Android smartphone.

How to Watch Prime on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch Devices

You’ll be able to watch prime movies on your iOS devices, if you have an iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch that runs on iOS 8.0 or higher. Here are the steps you can use to access prime movies on your iOS devices:

  1. Get the Amazon prime app from the Apple App Store. This you can do by typing “Prime Video” on the search bar.
  2. Launch the Prime Video app when the download and installation are complete.
  3. Sign in to connect your Prime Video or Amazon Prime membership account to the app.
  4. Select a movie or TV show to reveal the video details.
  5. Tap Watch Now or Resume to start streaming.

How to Watch Prime Video on Roku Devices

With the exception of model 2720x of Roku 2 and models 3400x, 3500x, 3500EU of Roku Streaming Stick, you can watch prime movies on Roku Express, Roku Express+, Roku 2 & 3. Others are Roku Streaming Stick, Roku Streaming Stick+, Roku 4, Roku Premiere, Roku Premiere+, Roku Ultra, and Roku TVs. All you’ll need is the prime video app. Here are the steps that you can use to watch prime movies on Roku:

  1. On your Roku device, go to Roku Channel Store.
  2. Locate the Prime Video app, download and install. More often than not, your Roku device comes pre-loaded with the app. So, you can find it on the Home screen.
  3. Sign in to connect your Prime Video or Amazon Prime membership account to the app.
  4. Choose a movie or TV show to reveal the video details.
  5. Tap Watch Now or Resume to start viewing.

Prime Video app on Roku device works only in countries like Chile, Peru, Colombia, Panama, Argentina, Canada, Costa Rica, El Salvador, France, Guatemala, Honduras, Ireland, Mexico, Nicaragua.

How Much Does Prime Video Cost?

You can subscribe to Amazon prime video by visiting primevideo.com. New customers can start a 30-day free trial and at the free trial period, buy a membership plan at $2.99 per month for the first six months. Subsequent renewal will cost you $5.99 monthly. Amazon Prime video membership gives you access to the best prime movies, popular TV shows, and Amazon Originals.