How to see Amazon Prime on Android phone

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Amazon Prime Video hosts a wide variety of excellent TV classics and brand new original programming. Maybe you can't watch it on TV and now you want to know how you can see 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 a few ways you can 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 see Amazon Prime on Android phone

Before we get into the tutorial, let's first talk about how Amazon Prime works. 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 a few ways you can watch Amazon Prime on 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 see Amazon Prime on Android phone via app

Most users today always have a smartphone or tablet with them. As long as your device supports the Google Play Store, Amazon Prime streaming is easy. Here's how to see Amazon Prime on Android phone:

  1. Go to the Google Play Store and download the Amazon Prime Video app. 
  2. Once installed, log in using your Amazon Prime account.
  3. Toccata Find to search for the program or movie you want to watch. You can also choose something to watch from the home screen.
  4. Tap the title you want to watch and tap Look now.
  5. Your show will start right away.
  6. Once you're done looking, tap on the three vertical dots in the top right corner.
  7. Then, tap Exit playback.

That's all there is to it! You can enjoy all Amazon Prime content using the Prime Video app on your Android device.



How to watch Amazon Prime via browser

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 you can't use the above instructions for streaming content on the go. This section will show you how to view Amazon Prime Video using the web browser on your Android phone.

We will be using Chrome, but you can use any browser available.

  1. Open your web browser and go to the Amazon Prime Video website. 
  2. Log in to your account.
  3. Use the search bar at the top to go directly to the title you want to watch, select a title from the main screen or tap Menu at the top right to select a category.
  4. When you've found a stock, tap Look now or the play button.
  5. Similar to the instructions above, the title will start playing.
  6. To stop playing, tap the three vertical dots in the top right corner and tap Exit playback.

As soon as you tap to play the title, your content should immediately switch to full screen mode.


Prime Video and Android features

Unlike streaming devices and smart TVs, watching Prime Video on your Android device has some 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.


To get started, 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. Then, tap the Cast icon. Your content will immediately begin streaming to the selected display.



Final report: the icon will not be displayed unless the device is connected to Wi-Fi.

After that, you can easily enable subtitles by tapping the comment icon in the top right corner of your show. Turn on subtitles and select the language you want to view them in.

Another useful feature is the ability to download titles to watch later. If you know that sooner or later you will not have access to the internet, this option is for you. On the home screen of the movie or shows, tap the download icon to save it for later.

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Amazon Prime e Android

As you can see, streaming Prime videos to your Android device is pretty straightforward. You will get a lot of features and access to a lot of great content.

Further Reading:

  • How to watch Amazon Prime Video on Apple TV
  • How to enable (and disable) subtitles on Amazon Prime Video
  • How to watch Amazon Prime Video on Chromecast
  • How to watch Amazon Prime Video on TV
  • How to watch Amazon Prime Video on Chromecast
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