Three Ways to Watch Amazon Prime Video on Apple TV

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July 10, 2024

Amazon Prime Video can be streamed on various devices including Apple TV. With an Amazon Prime membership, you gain access to Prime Video with no additional cost and get a selection of Included with Prime titles. If you’re interested in watching Amazon Prime Video on your Apple TV, this article will provide you with a comprehensive guide. Additionally, we’ll explain how to use AirPlay on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac to stream Prime Video titles directly to your Apple TV. The best thing is that you can also learn how to download and save Prime Video movies and TV shows for offline viewing.

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Part 1. Watch on Apple TV with the Amazon Prime Video App

To watch Prime Video on your Apple TV, the most convenient way is to use the Prime Video app.

Supported Apple TV Models for the Prime Video App

To enjoy Amazon Prime Video, you will need an Apple TV 3rd generation or a newer model.

If you own an Apple TV (3rd generation), you can find a pre-installed Amazon Prime Video app or update it through the Settings menu to access the Prime Video app.

Unfortunately, users with Apple TV 1st and 2nd generations are unable to access the Amazon Prime Video app on their devices.

How to Install the Prime Video App on Your Apple TV?

Follow these simple steps to install the Prime Video app on your Apple TV:

  1. Go to the Main menu of your Apple TV.
  2. Open the App Store and search for the Prime Video app.
search for Prime Video app

  1. Tap on Amazon Prime Video and click on Install to download it to your Apple TV.
install prime video on apple tv

  1. After the installation is complete, launch the Prime Video app. Sign in to the app with your Amazon Prime Video credentials.
sing in to your Prime Video account

How to Activate Prime Video on Apple TV?

Once Amazon Prime Video is installed on your Apple TV, you need to register your Apple TV with your Prime account. Follow these instructions:

  1. Navigate to Apple TV Home Screen and launch Prime Video.
  2. Select Register on the Prime Website. Your registration code appears on the left of the screen.
prime video register code

  1. Go to PrimeVideo.com/mytv, and enter your registration code.
  2. Click on Register Device to complete the registration process.
register your device with the code

Now you can start streaming your favorite Amazon Originals and other Prime Video content on your Apple TV.

Part 2. Watch Prime Video on Apple TV with Your iPhone or iPad

You can easily watch Prime Video on Apple TV with the Airplay on your iOS devices. AirPlay is a feature that allows Apple devices to share videos, images, music, and more with your Apple TV, speakers, and compatible smart TVs, as long as they’re connected to the same network. 

Follow the step-by-step instructions below to stream Amazon Prime titles from your iPhone or iPad to your Apple TV.

  1. Connect your Apple TV and iOS device to the same WiFi network.
  2. Open the Prime Video app on your iPhone or iPad, and select the desired video to play.
  3. Tap on the AirPlay icon at the top of the screen.
airplay prime video

  1. Choose your Apple TV from the list of available devices to stream the Prime Video content.
  2. The selected Amazon Prime video should now start playing on your Apple TV.
select airplay device

By following these steps, you can enjoy streaming your favorite Prime Video content directly from your iPhone or iPad to your Apple TV using AirPlay.

Part 3. How to Watch Prime Video on Apple TV with Your Mac?

AirPlay is also available on Mac, providing you with another option to stream Prime Video on your Apple TV. To do so, follow these steps:

  1. Make sure your Mac and Apple TV are on the same network.
  2. Go to the web browser on your Mac, and select the title you want to watch from Amazon’s website.
  3. In the menu bar, click the Control Center icon.
  4. In the drop-down menu, click the Screen Mirroring icon, then choose your Apple TV.
  5. If asked, enter the four-digit code displayed on your Mac.
screen mirror on mac

Extra Tip: How to download Amazon Prime Video films to MP4?

Amazon Prime Video offers a wide range of acclaimed original series such as “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and “Fleabag,” a vast movie library with over 10,000 titles, diverse TV shows, documentaries, and more. However, these titles are only available for streaming through the Prime Video app on compatible devices. While Prime Video allows offline downloads, there are limitations on the number of downloads and time restrictions on accessing downloaded content.

To overcome these limitations, Pazu Amazon Prime Video Downloader is a dedicated software designed for both Mac and Windows platforms. It enables you to download Prime Video movies and TV shows in MP4 or MKV format. With Pazu Amazon Prime Video Downloader, you can securely preserve your favorite content forever. The downloaded videos can be enjoyed on multiple devices without the need for the Prime Video app, providing the ultimate offline entertainment experience.

Features

  • Download Amazon Prime Video to MP4/MKV
  • Download movies and TV shows in up to 1080p.
  • Built-in Prime Video web player. No Prime Video app is required.
  • Multiple downloads at a time.
  • Keep any or all audio and subtitles.
  • Save subtitles as Embedded subtitles, Independent subtitles, or Hardcoded subtitles.
  • Keep Audio Description and Audio surround sound.
  • Multilingual interface: English, Deutsch, Español, Français, 日本語, 简体中文.

Step 1. Run Pazu Amazon Prime Video Downloader.

To get started, first you need to download, install and run the Pazu Amazon Video Downloader app on your Mac/Windows and sign in with your Amazon account.

Amazon Prime Video Downloader

Click the key icon and enter your registration code to unlock the full version if you have purchased a registration. If you haven’t, go ahead with the free trial version.

Step 2. Add Prime Video movies/TV shows 

Start typing the name of the movie or the TV show. Now browse through the results and find something you want to download.

add Prime Video movies

Or you can copy-paste the link of the TV show or movie. Click the search icon to find the TV show or movie you’re looking for.

Step 3. Choose video format/quality

Before starting to download anything, you’ll need to choose the video quality setting. To do that, tap the Gear icon to open Settings. It is easy to select the output settings at this step using video formats, video codecs, audio languages, or subtitle languages.

Prime Video to MP4

  • Video format: MP4 or MKV
  • Video codec: H264 or H265
  • Audio language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
  • Keep Audio description and Audio surround sound or not
  • Subtitle language: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese
  • Subtitle type: Embedded subtitles, Independent subtitles, Hardcoded subtitles
  • Interface language: English, Deutsch, Español, Français, 日本語, 简体中文

Step 4. Click Download icon

Tap the download icon next to the movie or TV show you want to download.

If your selection is a movie, click icon next to it and the downloading begins.

If your selection is a TV show, click  icon next to it to select the episodes you want to download.

Prime Video to MP4

Before downloading, you can also click to choose subtitles and audio tracks for each episode. Audio and subtitle languages in Settings only shows the 6 common languages. Here you can choose any language from whatever the movie or TV show provides.

Prime Video audio track
Prime Video subtitle

Then click Download.

To find the content you’ve downloaded, click the History icon on the top.

Amazon Prime Video to MP4

Now you can locate the downloaded Prime Video MP4 videos and watch them offline anywhere you want.

Conclusion

To watch Amazon Prime Video on your Apple TV, you can directly use the Prime Video official app, airplay from your iPhone or iPad, or screen mirror from your Mac. With the  Pazu Amazon Prime Video Downloader, you can also download Prime Video movies and TV shows including those under the Freevee category to MP4 on your computer.

To get started, download, install and run the Pazu Amazon Video Downloader app on your Mac/Windows.