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How to Watch Amazon Prime Video on TV [3 Quick Methods]

For those long-term Amazon Prime users, there would be many times when you want to save the Amazon Prime videos and play them on larger screens such as your 4K TVs to enjoy better playback. To do this, Amazon Prime has made its app supported on many devices. Today, this article will mainly introduce how to directly watch Amazon Prime videos on TV, and also other helpful methods you can try (even when your TV can’t support installing the Amazon Prime app). Now, you can have a look.

Method 1: Watch Amazon Prime with Prime Video App on TV

For sure, the simplest method to watch Amazon Prime videos on TV is to install the app on the devices. At present, Samsung smart TVs invented after 2012 and other brands such as LG, Sony, Philips, and Panasonic TVs released after 2014 can support the Prime Video app directly.

So if you find that the Prime Video app is compatible with your TV, get it installed from the app store on your smart TV, then you can enjoy the video playback without extra help. You only need to sign in to the app with your account, then you can find those movies and TV shows saved in your library and directly play them for enjoyment at home.

How Do I Sign into Amazon Prime on My Television

Once you get the Prime Video app installed on your TV, take these steps to sign in your account to access the movies and shows provided by Amazon Prime.

Step 1. Find the installed Prime Video app on your TV.

Step 2. Open the app and directly click "Sign in".

Sign in Amazon Prime Video App

Step 3. When the 6-letter code appears, you need to go to another device such as your mobile phone or computer to sign in to the account and enter the code to authorize the TV login.

Step 4. Now, go back to the TV and you can start streaming videos using the app. Of course, you can also download and watch Prime videos offline on your TV.

Register Amazon TV

Method 2: Cast Amazon Prime Video to TV

If your TV is unfortunately not supported to install the Prime Video app, there are still some other workable methods to cast Amazon Prime videos for playing on it. You can try Chromecast, and the Google Home app, or play them through Apple Airplay. Now, read and find the best way to try.

Watch Amazon Prime on TV with Chromecast

Although your TV is not directly compatible with the Prime Video app, by using Chromecast, you can still get the videos cast on the TV screen for playback. But before doing that, you will need to follow the steps below to set up Chromecast on TV.

Step 1. Directly plug your Chromecast into the TV.

Step 2. Now on your mobile, install the Google Home app and connect Chromecast to the same Wi-Fi as your phone. Then you have completed the setup.

Step 3. After this, you can install and open the Prime Video app on your mobile device and select the video you want to cast to the TV.

Step 4. Open the video and click the "Cast" button, by selecting to connect with Chromecast from the list, then the Amazon Prime video will be played on your TV directly.

Amazon Prime Chromecast Video

Cast Amazon Prime to TV from Computer

When you get Chromecast connected, you can then use laptop to cast Amazon Prime videos to your TV using the Chrome browser too. Simply follow the tutorial here.

Step 1. Open your Chrome browser and then go to the Amazon Prime video you want to cast to TV.

Step 2. After playing the video, click the "More" icon on the top-right corner of the browser.

Step 3. Then choose "Cast" and select your Chromecast device from the list. Then the video will be played on your TV directly.

Chrome Cast Amazon Prime Videos

Cast Amazon Prime to TV with Apple Airplay

If you have an iOS device, you can directly use the in-built Airplay function provided by Apple to cast Amazon Prime videos from the installed Prime Video app on your iOS device directly.

Step 1. Install and sign in Prime Video app on your iOS device.

Step 2. Then you need to make sure that both your smart TV and the iOS device are connected to the Wi-Fi network.

Step 3. Now find the video you want to play in the Prime Video app. Just start playing it.

Step 4. At the same time, you should swipe down the control center and click the Airplay icon and there will some detected devices appearing in the list. Just select your smart TV to connect.

iOS AirPlay Amazon Prime Videos

After the connection is built, the Amazon Prime video will be played on your TV for you to enjoy.

Method 3: Watch Amazon Prime Video in MP4 Format on TV via USB

However, you need to pay attention that playing Amazon Prime videos on TV also faces the same limitations as on mobile phones and computers. For example, you have to finish playing the rental videos within 48 hours once you start to watch them. Or if you are an Amazon Prime subscriber, the downloaded videos will be removed when your membership expires.

Therefore, to keep downloaded Amazon Prime videos forever or save them as MP4 files to USB for playing on all TVs without using Prime Video apps or other devices, here introduce MovPilot Amazon Prime Video Downloader, a powerful tool to remove protection from Amazon Prime videos and download them as common MP4 video files. This software can help you save all videos you like from Amazon with HD quality (up to 1080P) with original subtitles and audio together. So you can have the same high-quality video playback experience on TVs and other devices.

Key Features of MovPilot Amazon Prime Video Downloader

  • Provides common MP4 and MKV formats to save Amazon Prime videos at HD 1080P
  • Keeps subtitles and audio in original languages with the videos as you want
  • Saves the Dolby Atmos 5.1 surround sound to make sure the best video playback experience offline
  • Supports 5X faster downloading speed to save all videos in batch quickly
  • Allows downloading subtitles as soft, hard, and external based on your needs

Now, take a moment to learn how to use MovPilot Amazon Prime Video Downloader to save videos from Amazon and transfer them to a USB for watching on TV.

Step 1. Sign in to MovPilot Amazon Prime Video Downloader

When you have installed MovPilot Amazon Prime Video Downloader on your computer, open the software and you will be asked to sign in using your Amazon Prime account.

Log in to Amazon

Step 2. Search for Amazon Prime Videos to Download

After signing in, you can directly use the in-built search function to find any Amazon Prime video you want to download and save to play on your TV. Entering keywords or pasting URLs are both supported.

Search for Amazon Prime Movie

Step 3. Set Output Format, Codec, and Language

By clicking the "Setting" icon on the top-right corner, you can do some output settings such as choosing the "Video format", "Video codec", "Audio language", "Subtitle Language" and subtitle type before starting to download Amazon Prime videos as you want.

Select Subtitle Type

Step 4. Download Amazon Prime Videos Offline

After the output settings are finished, simply click the download icons to download the videos you want to keep offline and play on your TV. MovPilot Amazon Prime Video Downloader will process the download for you quickly.

Downloading Amazon Prime Video

Step 5. Save Downloaded Amazon Prime Videos to USB

After the download is complete, you can open the file icon next to the video.

Finished Downloading Amazon Prime Videos

Then, import the USB to the computer and paste the file to a USB flash drive. After doing this, you can directly insert it into your TV and access the videos for playing without the Prime Video app directly!

Save Amazon Prime Videos on USB

FAQs about Watching Amazon Prime on TV

How to Watch Amazon Prime on TV for Free

Amazon Prime needs a subscription to access video resources for downloading and playing offline. But there are still ways to get it for free. For example, you can sign up for a new account to get the 30-day free trial. For students, the free trial period will be extended to 6 months. Even after this period ends, students can enjoy a half discount on subscribing to Amazon Prime continuously. But for common individual users, you have to pay the original price.

How to Start Watch Party on Amazon Prime on TV

Amazon Prime has launched the "Watch Party" plan, letting you share and watch TV shows or movies with up to 100 friends online together. It would be a better way for you to do instantly communication and share funny videos together. To start the "Watch Party" plan, just subscribe to Amazon Prime membership and follow the steps here to share the videos with your friends.

Step 1. Open the video page of the content you want to watch with your friends together (there will be the "Watch Party" logo appearing if the video can be shared through this feature).

Step 2. Enter your name and also invite your friends to open the link.

Step 3. When your friends are all ready, start playing the video and you all can enjoy it together.

Amazon Prime Watch Party


Until here, there have been multiple ways offered to help you watch Amazon Prime on TV easily. Among all of them, if you want to remove all limitations brought by Amazon Prime to enjoy free video playback on TVs, MovPilot Amazon Prime Video Downloader is the best option for you. You can install it for free now to have a try.

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