Learn how to install and watch Amazon Prime Video content on your television or Smart TV.
Along with Netflix, Amazon Prime Video has become one of the streaming platforms More popular what can you install and consume on your television.
The service has official applications for the vast majority of types of televisions, and it is even possible to enjoy its content in those teles that do not allow you to install your app.
In this guide, we explain everything you need to know to install and watch Prime Video on your TV, whatever the brand.
How to watch Amazon Prime on Smart TVs
Even if It is not mandatory to have a Smart TV to be able to view Amazon Prime content, the process to install and view the application is simpler on this type of device.
Can install Amazon Prime Video on Smart TVs of most brands. While there is no list of TV brands and models compatible with Prime Video, we know that it works without any problem on televisions from the following manufacturers:
Samsung (models from 2012)
LG (models from 2014)
Panasonic (models from 2015)
Depending on the brand and software of your TV, the process to install Prime Video will be somewhat different.
Watch Amazon Prime Video on Samsung smart TVs
IF you have a samsung tv, the process to install and use Prime Video on your TV is as follows:
On the remote control, press the “Smart Hub” button
Now, choose the option “Apps” and enter the name of Prime Video to search for the app in the catalog.
Choose the “Download” option and wait for the installation to finish
Now you can enter Amazon Prime Video on your Samsung TV.
Watch Amazon Prime Video on LG smart TVs
Some modern LG TVs include Prime Video already installed, and there is even a button on the remote for direct access to the platform.
If this is not your case, the process for install and watch Prime Video on your LG TV is as follows:
Touch the “Home / Smart” button on the remote control to display the application launcher.
Using the arrows on the remote, go to “More applications” and touch the “OK” button.
Open the LG Content Store and search for the Prime Video app.
Download the app and wait for the download to finish
Watch Amazon Prime Video on Sony smart TVs (Android TV)
Given the Sony uses Android TV on most of your modern televisions, this process it will be the same for any other TV with Android TV, like those of Xiaomi or those of Philips. The steps to follow are these:
From the home menu, choose the Google Play Store app.
Find the Prime Video app and tap on it to begin the installation.
Wait for it to finish, and go back to the start menu to launch the app you just installed.
As with LG TVs, it is possible that the television already includes the Prime Video app installed. If so, you just need to touch the button on the remote to access the platform and start enjoying your favorite content.
How to watch Amazon Prime Video on other TVs
Maybe your Smart TV is not modern enough like to be able to install the Prime Video app, or that it is not even a Smart TV.
That, however, does not mean that you cannot watch your favorite Prime Video content on TV. You only need to resort to one of these alternatives:
Amazon Prime Video on your TV with Chromecast
If you have a Chromecast, you have Prime Video. Although the wait was somewhat longer than desired, Amazon introduced the ability to cast Prime Video content to the Chromecast.
Thus, it is possible consume content from the Amazon platform on any TV with one of these Google devices connected. You just have to do this:
Make sure that both your mobile and the Chromecast associated with the TV are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
Open the Prime Video app, and tap on the “Send” icon that will appear in the lower right of the screen.
Select the Chromecast device you want to use to cast content (if there are multiple devices).
When the connection with the Chromecast is finished (the “Send” icon will stop moving), select the series or movie you want to play.
Amazon Prime Video on your TV thanks to your console
Prime Video not only has an app for mobiles and televisions. The platform also has a native app for consoles, which allows access to its entire catalog through our PS3, PS4 or Xbox One. Whatever your console, you can install Prime Video following these steps:
Go to the content store of your console (it must be connected to the Internet for this).
Find the Prime Video app and install it.
Sign in to Amazon Prime to access the entire catalog.
Amazon Prime Video on your TV with Fire Stick
Unlike the Chromecast, the Amazon Fire Stick does allow install apps, and the Prime Video app is usually pre-installed on all Fire Sticks.
Therefore, if you have one of these accessories, you only need access the application launcher and choose Prime Video to access the platform.
Amazon Prime Video on Apple TV
You can too enjoy Prime Video if you have an Apple TV connected to your TV. To do this, you just need to install the application by following these steps:
Enter the main menu of Apple TV by tapping on the Menu button on the Siri Remote.
Go to the App Store h and search for the Prime Video app.
Download the app and wait for the installation to finish.
How to have Amazon Prime Video, price and requirements to see it
You may not know but Prime Video is one of the advantages you have for being an Amazon Prime subscriber.
The Amazon video platform gives you access to movies and series exclusive and original on demand, and it is also possible rent new releases to see them without going to the movies.
For subscribe to Prime Video you do not need to meet any requirements beyond that of have an Amazon account. Its price is 36 euros per year, and remember that you can try 30 days free before deciding whether to pay, or not.
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