- November 24, 2018
- Posted by: roku
- Category: roku support
Amazon Prime Video is most popular between Amazon prime members because it provides offers digital movies and TV shows you can watch instantly on compatible connected devices. Before, it called Amazon Video and Amazon Instant Video but now is famous as Amazon Prime Video. You can get an Amazon prime Roku channel code by following the discussed method.
If you have an Amazon account and you are compatible with the internet-connected device so you can buy, rent, and instantly watch digital movies and TV shows. For Amazon Prime members thousands of videos are available. And the interesting thing is many more videos in the Prime Video library are available only by renting or purchasing purpose.
What is Amazon Prime Video?
“It is a video streaming service and its homepage makes it easy to find the content you’ll want to watch from Amazon instant video online. Watch Next category makes recommendations which are based on movies and series that you’ve already started watching, videos you’ve placed in your Watchlist, and videos that you’ve purchased.”
You can browse titles by the category which is a very convenient feature for you. For an example, if you select movies so you can see action & adventure films, fantasy movies, etc. From Amazon instant video online you can view everything and its handling is easy.
On Roku includes a search feature for Prime Video channel if you’re looking for something specific. As you know Amazon prime video have user-specific features by homepage you can also access your watchlist and you’ll find rented and purchased videos in the library selection.
The Prime Video channel on Roku is an Amazon Channels are premium subscription channels which include Showtime, HBO, STARZ, Cinemax, Britbox, Acorn TV, and dozens more.
You might be looking for which device is compatible with Prime Video?. Its available through your computer’s web browser as well as hundreds of streaming media devices, including
- Smart TVs
- Blu-ray players
- Amazon Fire TV & Fire TV Stick
- Set-top boxes (e.g. Roku, TiVo)
- Game consoles (e.g. PlayStation, Xbox, Wii)
- Android devices
- iOS devices
- Fire tablets
- Fire phone
Prime Video is available for Paid Amazon Prime members, Amazon Prime 30-day trial members, Prime student six-month trial members and Members of an Amazon Household with shared Prime benefits.
We will discuss features of Prime Video on Roku which may will helpful for you when you install Prime Video on your Roku device.
Features of Amazon Prime Video on Roku:
On the day of February 22, 2011, the award-winning Roku streaming device launches announced Amazon Prime instant video service.
- If you are a member of Amazon Prime so Prime Video is not restricted for you.
- Amazon Prime membership gives to access unlimited streaming of thousands of titles, including Amazon original series and movies.
- Any user who does not take Amazon Prime membership they can rent or purchase videos.
- Your prime rented videos usually have a 24- to 48-hour viewing window once playback is started.
- If you are purchase videos so you can be watched as often as you like.
- You can be viewed Amazon Channels through Roku Prime Video channel.
Note: Prime Video services on Roku is available in the US, Canada, and Ireland, Australia, the UK.
Now Amazon prime video on Roku is available in the Republic of Ireland on Roku devices this is good news for Ireland Roku users, now they can take a advantage of this facility.
How to Activate Amazon Instant video on Roku Device?
First, you should follow below steps to subscribe to Prime Video;
Amazon video add-on subscription service easily available on your Roku device. This is the best option for you if you are comfortable with this service. You can take a membership plan after your trial period is over. You can take 30-day free trial of Amazon Prime on trial period you can access to Prime Video, including unlimited streaming of Amazon Originals and thousands of other movies and TV shows during your free trial, along with unlimited 2-day free shipping. And after trial, you’ll be charged just $99 per year.
If you are thinking about how to install and register Prime Video on Roku? We are discuss following are some specific instructions to enable you to subscribe to, setup, and use Prime Video on your Roku device;
- Open the home screen of your player and click on ‘Amazon instant video’.
- If you have an account so now you need to login to the account to activate the products developed by Amazon.
- Go to Amazon.com and enter the details there.
- The login details are required for activation of Amazon instant videos channel as well.
- When prompted come to enter the Amazon video PIN.
- If you don’t know about PIN then you can contact Amazon support for assistance.
- When you register on the Amazon website you will receive an activation code on your screen in the Roku channel that you will need to enter at amazon.com/mytv. The Roku channel will automatically log you into your account after entering the code.
- You can’t enter your Roku PIN instead of Amazon PIN in this space. The Roku PIN is different from that of Amazon PIN. It is of 5 digits.
- To get Amazon PIN by you can send the query mail to Amazon.com or either ask your family member who uses your account.
- Activate Amazon instant video service app on your Roku device.
- Now you can see the complete list of shows and movies available in the Amazon instant video library.
- For more information, related to this, you can visit Roku.com/link support.
You can Install and register the Prime Video channel easily on your Roku following the instructions above. After installing prime video app you can buy or rent Amazon prime films, TV series or amazon instant video shows from your Amazon account.
If you might be looking search for how does Amazon Video Rental work? You should read the next phase.
How to Rent or Purchase videos on Amazon Prime Instant Streaming services:
It is not that much easy to rent or purchase the prime videos. And hence the people are confused with how to rent and buy movies on amazon prime app? After registering the Amazon prime movies app to your Roku account you can rent and buy amazon prime video movies on Amazon video streaming app.You can easy to watch the movies, trailer, shows etc by select a title which is included watching a trailer, renting in HD or SD, or buying in HD or SD. You can select a title as u want for the rental purpose and rentals typically allow you 30 days to start watching the video, and 48 hours to finish once started, but this facility may vary by title. Photo credit: https://www.amazon.com
Now, you can manage rented and purchased videos from channel’s home screen which is available in your Library. After watching the rentals videos will disappear if you add them to your watchlist you can easily keep track of them.
New and improved Amazon Music channel
For U.S. users the new and improved Amazon Music channel is available on Roku devices for giving lovers unlimited access to millions of songs.
This best feature of Amazon Music channel gives Amazon Music Unlimited subscribers, available at multiple price points after a 30-day free trial, access to stream tens of millions of songs. Best thing is thousands of playlists and stations through their compatible Roku devices. If you are prime members so you can stream more than two million songs and more than one hundred playlists and stations, at no additional cost to their membership on Prime Music.
You can do some easy steps and enjoy this new features on your Roku media streaming device Amazon Music listeners can access My Music to find all of the songs and albums they have already purchased or imported to their library from another device. You can also browse own music libraries and track by their favorite music artists.
Sometimes you add video in the video library and you want to remove them. This is an easy process you can follow the steps below to remove a video from a library.
Remove An Amazon Instant Video From Your Video Library
- First, Go to your Amazon account login page and log into your account.
- In an upper right corner, you will see Your Account, hold your mouse cursor over Your Account.
- Click on your video library which is located under Your Account.
- Now, click on the image of the video.
- “Delete this movie” prompt will displays on your screen click on it.
- After that, you will receive a message as you have successfully deleted this movie and your video library is currently empty.
4 Top solutions of Prime instant streaming issues:
If you having trouble watching Prime Video on your Roku app or device, here are some solutions that may help.
Restart your device: Sometimes internet connection or low available bandwidth issue does not provide better connectivity with Prime Video service.
For this, you can restart your device and router which resolve many intermittent connectivity issues.
Amazon Prime Video Download Problems: Prime video downloads option is a cool feature of Amazon Prime Video. Which helps to watch video anytime whenever you free or as you want. On other devices like iPhone, iPad or Android you can download it and watch offline when you are traveling. You can say that anytime and anywhere you can see offline videos by Amazon instant video online services.
But for this first, you will make sure you have a paid Amazon Prime membership. Also, check you are in the U.S. or U.S. territories and you have compatible devices.
First of all, restart your device. Uninstall the Amazon Prime Video app and again install to re-sign in. And you can also update your apps and your device.
Check the other internet activities: Connection speed is necessary when you watching shows or anything on your devices. You can temporarily pause recent activities like file downloading, online gaming, and video streaming on other devices connected to your network. Because this can impact your connection speed and streaming quality.
Update your device firmware: The updated device gives better result first you check your device is an update or not. If any firmware updates available for your device you should follow and updated it.
For this, you can go to “settings”, and update firmware with manual steps.
So you can take help from your ISP if the connection of your Internet Service Provider (ISP) going down.
To know more about Amazon Prime Video services on Roku, call us on our toll-free Roku support number 1-844-573-0162.