Amazon Prime Video is home to a wide variety of great TV classics and all-new original programming. Maybe you can’t watch it on TV and now you want to know how you can view Amazon Prime on Android phone. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to watch Prime movies and shows on your phone.
If you have an Android device, there are several ways to watch Amazon Prime. This article will show you how to set up and stream Amazon content, and give you some tips that can be helpful along the way.
How to view Amazon Prime on an Android phone
Before we get into the tutorial, let’s talk about how Amazon Prime works first. The streaming service is available online or on the Amazon Prime app. Fortunately, you don’t have to pay for the streaming service (although Prime Pay has a lot more to offer). You can rent and buy movies or shows even without paying the subscription.
As mentioned above, there are several ways to watch Amazon Prime on an Android phone. All you need to watch Prime content on your Android device is an internet connection, the Amazon Prime app or a web browser and an Amazon account.
How to view Amazon Prime on an Android phone through an app
Today, most people always have a smartphone or tablet with them. As long as your device supports the Google Play Store, streaming Amazon Prime is easy. Here’s how to view Amazon Prime on an Android phone:
- Go to the Google Play Store and download theAmazon Prime Video app.
- Once installed, log in using your Amazon Prime account.
- To touch Find to search for the program or movie you want to watch. You can also choose something to watch from the home screen.
- Tap the track you want to watch and tap Look now.
- Your show will start right away.
- Once you’re done searching, tap the three vertical dots in the top right corner.
- Then press Quit reading.
That’s all we can say about it! You can enjoy all Amazon Prime content using the Prime Video app on your Android device.
If for some reason you can’t watch Prime using the app, you can use your device’s native web browser. Maybe you ran out of space on your phone or your device doesn’t support the Google Play Store.
This means that you cannot use the instructions above to stream content on the go. This section will show you how to view Amazon Prime Video using your Android phone’s web browser.
We’ll be using Chrome, but you can use any available browser.
- Open your web browser and navigate to Amazon Prime Video website.
- Sign into your account.
- Use the search bar at the top to go directly to the title you want to watch, select a title on the home screen or press Menu at the top right to select a category.
- When you have found a stock, press Look now or the play button.
- Similar to the instructions above, the title will start playing.
- To stop playing, tap the three vertical dots in the upper right corner and tap Quit reading.
As soon as you tap to play the title, your content should immediately go full screen.
Prime Video and Android features
Unlike streaming devices and smart TVs, watching Prime Video on your Android device has different features. Fortunately, it’s pretty easy to figure out how. Let’s explore what you can do with Amazon Prime Video on an Android device.
For starters, you can stream Prime Video to another screen like a TV or computer monitor. All you need to do to activate this feature is to connect your Android device and receive the display on the same WiFi network. Next, tap on the Cast icon. Your content will immediately begin playing on the selected screen.
To note: the icon will only be displayed if the device is connected to Wi-Fi.
After that, you can easily turn on the subtitles by tapping the comment icon at the top right corner of your show. Activate the subtitles and select the language in which you want to display them.
Another useful feature is the ability to download titles to watch later. If you know that sooner or later you will no longer have access to the Internet, this option is for you. On the movie or show home screen, tap the download icon to save it for later.
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Amazon Prime and Android
As you can see, streaming Prime videos to your Android device is pretty straightforward. You will have a lot of features and access to a lot of great content.