How to register a device on Amazon Prime Video

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Maybe you are looking for info on how to register a device on Amazon Prime Video? Here is the ultimate guide on how to enter Amazon Prime Video code on Smart TV.

The use of multimedia content in streaming is nowadays a custom, the infinite choice of TV series and films allows you to relax on the sofa or while you are traveling with your favorite series. Among the most interesting platforms, which are growing more and more thanks to the introduction of sporting events such as the Champions League, there is certainly Amazon Prime Video.

You will surely have noticed the free month and maybe you have experienced the contents of the platform by becoming attached to it. Now do you need to register an electronic device at home and you don't know how to do it? Today we are just here to guide you on how to register a device on Amazon Prime Video and how to enter the codes in your possession.

Read also: How Amazon Prime Video works: costs and benefits

How to add a device to Amazon Prime Video

Amazon allows you to add your devices with great ease, in fact, the company thanks to its capillarity allows you to connect one or more devices in a very short time. Technically, all you have to do is register the device from the application or from the browser and the platform will insert you in the list of active devices. Let's see how to do it.


First of all you need to download the official Amazon Prime Video app from the Play Store. Once the download and subsequent installation is complete, start the app and wait for all the images on the home page to load.

At this point you will see your profile icon appear at the bottom right, press on it and you will find yourself in front of the Login. You will necessarily have to enter your e-mail address and password with which you are registered to Amazon Prime and the system will automatically register your device in the platform.


If you are an iPhone owner and want to enjoy the contents of Amazon Prime Video on its screen, you must first download and install the official application from the App Store.

Once the installation is complete, start the app and wait a few seconds. Once everything is ready you will find a function bar at the bottom of the screen with which you can interact both in the purchase of films and TV series and in the search for them. We are interested inPersonal Area, click on it and log in with your Amazon registration data. Now the platform will register you to the system automatically.


If you love watching Amazon's multimedia content from your monitor or notebook, you will need to use the browser. Start your browser, be it Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Opera or Safari and go to the official Amazon site and specifically the Amazon Prime Video page. At the top right you will find some function keys, press on the small down arrow next to the profile icon. Now selection Log in and enter the e-mail address or telephone number and password with which you are registered with Amazon in the dedicated area. The platform will recognize access and you will be registered in a few seconds.

For a more detailed study, we recommend reading the related article How to connect Amazon Prime to the TV, so as to have all the most important information for the next part of the guide.

How to enter the Amazon Prime Video code

When you register a new device on Amazon Prime Video, if the latter is not your PC or smartphone, it needs a verification code to be added to the platform. So you could not start viewing the desired content if you did not enter this code in the system, but how do you do it? Let's see it together on the devices Fire TV Stick e Smart TV.

Fire TV Stick

If you have a Fire TV Stick you will know very well how this device often and willingly forces you to make a few more steps. Being an Amazon home product you may have purchased it with the option Add profile data to the Fire TV Stick, but if this is not the case, the procedure is still very simple.

Turn on the TV and selecting the HDMI output where you installed the Fire TV Stick also launches the Amazon dongle. If you have never started the small pen, access to the platform will appear as the first page. Press on Log in with your Amazon account and then on I already have an Amazon account. At this point a MyTV code, write it down somewhere.

Now connected to the official Amazon website (from any device) and a notification will appear asking you to confirm the access of a third-party device through a code. Enter the code you pinned earlier and your Fire TV Stick will be registered on the platform.

Smart TV (PrimeVideo ontv)

Maybe you are the owner of a beautiful Smart TV and want to take advantage of all the quality of Amazon Prime Video, but can't log in? The process is very simple.

Launch the Smart TV and install the latest version of Amazon Prime Video. Once the installation is complete, start the app and wait for the screen with the option to appear "Register on the Prime website" o "Login". On the left side of the screen you will see the registration code, pin it down somewhere.

Connect to the official Amazon website (from computer, smartphone or tablet) and log in to the account. Enter the code you displayed on the screen in the section Registration code and then press on Register device.

Now you will be able, by entering the login data on the Smart TV, to access streaming content without problems.

Please note:: The Prime Video app is usually pre-installed on Sony TVs, otherwise you can download it from the Google Play Store on TVs with Android TV (the only TVs that can download the app). For other non-Android TVs, Prime Video is a pre-installed app.

We also recommend reading the article How to watch Amazon Prime movies on TV, to get an even more complete picture of the potential of Amazon Prime Video and the devices with which you can view the contents.

How many devices can be connected with Prime Video

If you use platforms such as Netflix, Tim Vision, NOW, Disney + and many others you will surely have wondered what are the constraints of Amazon Prime Video. Like all streaming platforms, Amazon also has its stakes but not on the number of devices. In fact, the platform does not specify the maximum number of devices to be connected, unlike the number of simultaneous connections.

To see the devices registered on Amazon Prime Video, access the Prime Video page from PC and click on theyour profile icon, top right. Then select Account and settings and go to the section I my device. Also from this page you can also deregister a device.

If you are on an Android or iOS mobile device, tap My Area, bottom right, then theicona dell'ingranaggio, top right, and finally Registered devices.

How many users can see Amazon Prime Video

As we have anticipated, although you do not have a limit in the number of devices registered to Amazon Prime Video on the same account, you do not have the same privileges as regards the simultaneous viewing of multimedia contents. From a purely technical point of view you can watch Amazon Prime Video content on three devices at the same time.

This means that with the same account you will be able to watch movies and TV series at the same time on three of them.

This condition also applies to purchased films, but not to rented films. In the latter case you can view them from only one device at a time.

Why Prime Video doesn't work on Smart TVs

Have you installed the official application on your Smart TV, but are unable to enjoy the content as you wish? Sometimes technical problems are around the corner, let's see the solutions to be adopted in case of malfunctions.

  • Internet connection: the first step is to check the internet connection. Check that the Ethernet cable is connected well or that the WiFi has a good or very good signal. For Amazon Prime Video content you need at least 5 Mb / s for HD resolution and 25 Mb / s for Ultra HD resolution.
  • Restart the devices: Restart both the Router and the Smart TV to reset the information in the cache. You will notice superior responsiveness.
  • Prime subscription: maybe you can't see the contents because you forgot to renew your subscription? Check in your profile that everything is in order by connecting to the official Amazon website and making the login. Then go up by going up My Account> Subscriptions and Subscriptions and verify that it is still active.
  • Uninstall: if your application Amazon Prime Video it is not updatable, uninstall it and install it again on your Smart TV to completely reset the previous information.
  • Quick: in the event that these precautions are not sufficient, we recommend that you contact the Amazon assistance at the toll-free number 800.798.277, after checking Downdetector to see if any outage anomalies have been reported by other users.
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