Amazon Prime or Prime Video is an on-demand streaming platform accessible in many countries. Its contents include movies, series, documentaries, kids shows, and much more. You can also stream Prime Originals from Amazon Studios. It has a huge collection of 100,000+ pieces of content, which can be purchased or rented. The app is pre-installed on Firestick, so you can access the content by activating Amazon prime app. Howvere, some content is geo-restricted, and you may need a VPN to access all the connections from Amazon Prime Video on Firestick.
Highlights of Amazon Prime Video
- Amazon Prime offers a download option to save the content and watch it offline later.
- It allows simultaneous streaming on 3 devices.
- Premium channels like STARZ, Cinemax, Showtime, and HBO are available on Prime Video.
- It has complete data about the content like cast, crew, and IMDb rating in the X-ray.
- You can choose content from HD, SD, or 4K resolutions.
Pricing of Amazon Prime
The Amazon Prime membership costs $14.99 per month and $139 per year. It provides 30-day free trial to check the service. The membership also offers unlimited free music without ads. You can cancel the membership anytime. The premium channels have separate monthly subscriptions in Amazon Prime Video.
How to Sign Up for Amazon Prime Account
You can start a free trial of Amazon Prime if you are not an Amazon Prime member for the past year.
#1 Go to the Amazon Website using any web browser.
#2 Click on the Start your free 30-day trial option.
#3 Provide your email or phone number and password to proceed. If you are new to Amazon, click Create your account and fill in the required credentials.
#4: On the next page, fill in your billing credentials to make a payment.
How to Activate Amazon Prime on Firestick
Though the Amazon Prime Video app is preinstalled, you have to activate the app with your Amazon Prime account. To do so,
#1 Plugin Firestick device to your TV’s HDMI port.
#2 Select the Settings menu on the home screen and click My Account.
#3 Sign in to your Amazon Prime account on Firestick.
#4 Press the home button on the remote to get the Prime Video app and choose the content to stream.
How to Watch Amazon Prime on Firestick using a VPN
You may have to use a VPN since Prime Video has geo-restriction in certain contents. VPN can easily remove those limitations and provide endless entertainment.
#1 Go to the Fire TV home screen and click the Search icon.
#2 Type NordVPN and choose it from the options below.
#3 Click Get to download the VPN from Amazon App Store.
#4 After downloading, select Open to launch NordVPN on Firestick.
#5 Enter your NordVPN credentials.
#6 Choose the VPN server and click Connect to get an encrypted VPN network.
#7 Open the Amazon Prime Video app and stream the video content without geo-restriction.
Best VPN for Firestick
Amazon Prime is the best streaming app for movies and series on Firestick. It is a great option to revisit your favorite movies because Prime adds theatrically released movies regularly. Moreover, the voice control remote Alexa works well with Amazon Prime.
You can watch Prime Video with Amazon Prime Membership, and it also has monthly as well as yearly plans.
No. You have to pay for each channel along with Prime Membership.
No, you can’t uninstall Amazon Apps on your Firestick device.