How to Add & Activate Amazon Prime Video on Roku

Amazon Prime on Roku
Amazon Prime on Roku

Pocket Guide

  • You can install Amazon Prime Video from the Roku Channel Store.
  • Via Roku device: Turn ON Roku → Select Streaming Channels → Click Search Channels → Type Amazon Prime Video → Select the app → Tap Add Channel.
  • Via Roku Channel Store website: Launch a browser → Go to the Roku Channel Store website → Type Amazon Prime Video → Tap Details → Click Add Channel.
  • You can mirror your smartphone screen to Roku and can stream Amazon Prime Video content.

Amazon Prime Video is a popular streaming service that lets you stream movies, TV shows, Amazon Originals, documentaries, and more. You need to get a subscription to access the videos of Amazon Prime Video. In addition, you can also rent or purchase a movie on Prime Video. It includes content in different languages. So, it is a great streaming option if you love watching regional content. Prime Video allows you to download videos in different quality formats. Amazon Prime Video is available on streaming devices such as Firestick, Roku, Apple TV, etc. Roku users can directly download the Prime Video app from the Roku Channel Store. You can also screen mirror Amazon Prime Video content on Roku and can watch your favorite videos without installing the app.

Features of Amazon Prime Video:

  • You can stream Prime Video content in different quality formats such as SD, HD, and 4K quality.
  • It consists of 26,300+ movies and 2,700+ TV shows.
  • You can create up to 6 user profiles on Amazon Prime Video.
  • It includes Parental Control and subtitles support.
  • You can download videos on Amazon Prime and can watch them at your convenient time.
  • This app is compatible with multiple devices such as Firestick, Roku, Apple TV, Vizio TV, etc.

Amazon Prime Video: Subscription Plans 💰

The subscription price for Amazon Prime Video is listed below. If you’re a Prime subscriber, you can access Amazon Prime Video for free.

Prime Video – $8.99 per month.

Amazon Prime Membership:

  • $14.99 per month.
  • $139 per year.

For Students:

  • $7.49 per month
  • $69 per year

How to Get Amazon Prime Video on Roku

#1. Turn ON your Roku-connected TV or Roku TV.

#2. Connect the Roku to a Wi-Fi connection.

#3. On the Roku home screen, hit the option Streaming Channels.

Click Streaming Channels on Roku

#4. Navigate to the Search Channels and tap it.

Tap Search Channels and type Amazon Prime Video

#5. Type Amazon Prime Video using the virtual keyboard.

#6. Locate the Prime Video app in the search results and click it.

#7. Tap the Add Channel button to install the app on Roku.

#8. Once installed, click Go to Channel to launch the app.

How to Download Amazon Prime Video on Roku [Roku Website]

#1. Open a browser on your PC and smartphone.

#2. Go to the official website of the Roku Channel Store and sign in.

#3. Navigate to the search box and type Amazon Prime Video.

Search for Amazon Prime Video

#4. From the search results, go to the app and click the Details button.

Click Details

#5. On the app description page, hit the option Add to Channel to install the app on the Roku device.

Select Add Channel to install Amazon Prime on Roku

#6. The Prime Video app will appear on Roku TV after 24 hours. To get it immediately, update the Roku device.

How to Activate Amazon Prime Video on Roku

#1. Launch the Amazon Prime Video on your Roku TV or Roku-connected TV.

#2. Hit the option Sign in on the home screen and fill in the required login details.

#3. An activation code will appear on the Roku TV screen.

#4. Go to the Amazon Prime Video activation website and log in to your account.

Log in to Amazon Prime

#5. Now, type the activation code exhibited on the Roku TV screen.

#6. Select the Register Device button to activate the app on Roku.

Tap Register Device

#7. Now, refresh the Amazon Prime Video app on Roku and watch your favorite content on a larger screen.

Alternative Method: How to Screen Mirror Amazon Prime Video on Roku

Before mirroring your smartphone to Roku, enable the option Screen Mirroring (Android) or AirPlay (iOS) on Roku. Then, connect the smartphone and Roku to the same Wi-Fi network.

#1. On your smartphone, install the Amazon Prime Video application from the Play Store or App Store.

#2. Launch the Prime Video app and sign in to your account.

#3. Now, go to the Control Center (iOS) or Notification Panel (Android) on your smartphone.

#4. Tap the Cast icon (Android) or Screen Mirroring icon (iOS) on your smartphone.

Tap Cast icon
Click Screen Mirroring

#6. From the devices list, click your Roku device name.

#7. If prompted, tap Accept on Roku-connected TV or Roku TV.

#8. Once the screen is mirrored, open the Prime Video app on your smartphone and choose any content to play.

#9. As the screen is mirrored, you will see the video on your Roku TV.

Other Compatible Devices:

In addition to Roku, you can also watch Amazon Prime Video on different streaming devices listed below.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can I get Amazon Prime on my Roku?

Yes. You can install Amazon Prime on Roku from the Roku Channel Store.

2. Is Amazon Prime Video free?

No. You cannot watch Amazon Prime Video for free. But you can sign up for the Amazon Prime Video free trial and can experience the service free for 30 days.

3. How to fix Amazon Prime Video not working on Roku?

To resolve the Amazon Prime Video not working issue, refer to the steps below.
☆ Close and reopen the Prime Video app.
★ Update the Prime Video app.
Restart your Roku device
★ Update the RokuOS
☆ Uninstall and reinstall the app on Roku.
★ Try installing the app using the Roku website.