Apple Tv users can now access the Amazon Prime Video app to stream award-winning and critically acclaimed movies and TV shows. Amazon and Apple have partnered to bring the Amazon Prime Video app to Apple TV in more than 100 countries, the companies said on Nov 6. Prime Video is integrated into the Apple TV app where available, so customers around the world can easily find and discover their favourite Amazon TV shows and movies on iPhone, iPad and Apple TV, and also find Amazon content using the Siri Remote and universal search on Apple TV.
With the addition of Prime Video, Siri can now search 1.3 million TV episodes and movies on Apple TV.
How to Watch Amazon Prime Video on Apple TV
To stream Amazon Prime Video on Apple TV you need to download and install Amazon Prime Video app on your Apple device. The app is free on App Store and you can browse, Here I am going to help you, how to watch Amazon prime video with Apple TV step by step guide.
After signing in with your Amazon ID, you can explore, watch and rent content on your iPhone or iPad, but if you wish to stream movies via Apple TV, you need to use Screen Mirroring (AirPlay).
Step #1: Connect your iOS device (iPhone or iPad) and your Apple TV to the same Wi-Fi network.
Step #2: Launch Amazon Prime Video app and log in with ID and password.
Step #3: Select a movie you wish to watch and start the playing option on App.
Step #4: Swipe up your finger on your iPhone or iPad device to bring up Control Center.
Step #5: Here, you need to tap into Screen Mirroring.
Step #6: The last step to connecting your iOS device select the “Apple TV” box you wish to stream the movie on and tap its name.
Now, you’re all set to stream Amazon Prime Video on your Apple TV.
How to Watch Amazon Prime Video Using a Mac
You can also watch Amazon Prime Video from your Mac, loaded with Mac OS X 10.11 or later version. This process includes the usage of web browser, you need to choose a movie or TV show from the Amazon website on your Mac.
Step #1: When the movie begins, you need to click on AirPlay button from the top right corner of Mac Menu bar, and choose Apple TV you want to stream the content through.
Step #2: On your Mac desktop appear on the TV screen.
Step #3: Finally, tap on ‘Full Screen’ button seen in the window wherein your Amazon media is playing. This full-screen image should also appear on TV screen.
What is Amazon Prime Video
“Amazon Prime Video is one of the most eagerly anticipated apps to come to Apple TV, so we’re excited to bring all of that great content to customers,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. “The Sports tab in the Apple TV app makes it even easier for fans in the US to track the teams, games and moments that are important to them. With these exciting updates, plus our growing collection of 4K HDR movies on iTunes, we continue to deliver an unparalleled entertainment experience to Apple customers.”
Apple TV App
Use the Apple TV App on your Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Use the App to live sports, your favorite shows and HD movies, discover new content, and find trending video apps. With the Apple TV App, you can do it all from a single location. For more information, visit the official apple.com website.
Apple TV customers now have access to Amazon Original Movies and Prime Originals such as The Grand Tour, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and The Tick along with the upcoming premieres of Jean-Claude Van Johnson on December 15 and Phillip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams on January 12. Prime Video offers a wide array of award-winning kids’ content including Tumble Leaf, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and The Snowy Day as well as popular licensed titles coming to the service every month.