Amazon Video which is also known as prime video is an internet video on demand service that is developed, owned, and operated by Amazon.com platform. Amazon video offers digital movies and TV shows you can watch instantly on a compatible connected device. It offers television shows and also films for rent or purchase. A selection of Amazon studios original content and licensed acquisitions included in the amazons prime subscription.

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However, in some countries like Germany and UK access to Amazon video is also available through a video only membership. Which does not require a full prime subscription.  Amazon video allows you to stream on the videos you are interested in to watch. You can purchase it or watch for free. However, to stream on amazon video you will need to sign in to your account before you can use it. If you don’t have accounts try creating one today.

Well as a prime member you can watch thousands of popular movies and TV shows at no unlimited. Also you can buy, rent, and instantly watch digital movies and TV shows. All you need to enjoy this is to create an Amazon Account and a compatible, internet connected device.  And every movie and TV shows you purchase from amazon video will be stored in your video library and you will be able to access them on any of your connected devices.

How To Access Amazon Video

To stream from your laptop or desktop, you will need to sign in to your Amazon account. Once you have access into your account you can now follow the following steps to stream your favorite videos:

  1. At the top left corner of your homepage screen hovers on the Department icon.
  2. Select the amazon prime video.
  3. Use the search engine box to locate your favorite video and click on the video.
  4. Select either rent or purchase and input your payment method to pay for it.

After this, you will finally get access to watch your favorite videos. But if you’re a Prime member you can stream it for free. There’s really no reason to do this unless you want to download the video to watch later when you’re somewhere you won’t have access to the Internet. You will have to log in to your Amazon account before you can run the video streaming.

Trouble Downloading Amazon Video

If you are having a problem downloading a video either a movie or a TV shows included with prime on the video section. Here are some steps that may help you to resolve it:

  • Check your prime membership – first make sure you have an eligible prime membership.
  • Check your location– make sure you are accessing prime video from an eligible location.
  • Make sure your internet connection is available

Note: the download option for Amazon video is only available to paid prime members. It is not available for Amazon household members with share prime benefits.