How to Watch and Stream Amazon Prime Roku

How to Install, Watch, and Activate Amazon Prime on Roku

Roku comes in a variety of models which differ in their features and prices. The price of the Roku device starts from $29.99 and goes to $200.00. Some of the very popular Roku devices are as follow:

  • Roku Express
  • Roku Express 4K+
  • Roku Ultra
  • Roku Streaming Stick+
  • Roku Streambar
  • Roku Streambar Pro
  • Roku TVs

What is Amazon Prime?

Amazon Prime is one of the most popular streaming services like Netflix. People all around the world use Amazon Prime and watch their favorite TV shows and movies. Amazon Prime also releases its Originals. Amazon Prime features a huge collection of movies, programs, TV shows, and Originals. Amazon Prime is a subscription-based service. But it can save you a lot from costly cable TV.

Features of Amazon Prime

  • You can download the content or videos for offline streaming.
  • It features Amazon Originals like The Family Man, Mirzapur, Inside Edge, etc.
  • It features regional content in different languages.
  • It suggests the movies based on your watch history.
  • Amazon Prime is available in many countries including the US, UK, Canada, etc.

Amazon Prime Subscription Plans

Amazon Prime membership costs $5.99 per month. You can cancel the subscription at any time without any cancellation fee.

Is Amazon Prime Available on Roku?

Yes, Amazon is officially available on the Roku channel store. You can simply download and install the app by following the easy steps.

How to Install Amazon Prime on Roku

Step 1

Connect your Roku device to your TV via HDMI cable.

Step 2

Switch your TV on and select the HDMI port to launch the Roku device.

Step 3

Sign in with your Roku account.

Step 4

Go to the home screen of your Roku device. Now select the option Streaming Channels.

Step 5

The Roku store will open. Now select Search Channels

Step 6

Search Amazon Prime by using the on-screen keyboard with the help of the Roku remote.

Step 7

Select the official Amazon Prime app from the search results and on the next screen, click Add Channel.

Step 8

After that app will start to download and after installation, a message will appear saying Amazon Prime is installed. Click ok.

Alternative: How to Install Amazon Prime on Roku using Roku Mobile App

In order to install Amazon Prime using Roku mobile app,

  • The Roku device and Phone must be connected to the same network.
  • Both the Roku device and mobile app must be logged in with the same account.

Step 1

Install Roku app from the Play store.

Step 2

After installing, Launch the Roku app.

Step 3

Select the Channels menu at the bottom of the screen.

Step 4

Now select Channel Store.

Step 5

Search Amazon Prime.

Step 6

Select the official Amazon Prime app from the search results and on the next screen, click Add Channel.

How to Activate Amazon Prime on Roku

amazon prime roku channel code

After downloading and installing the app the next step is to activate Amazon Prime.

Step 1

Now launch the app.

Step 2

Sign in with your Amazon Prime account and an activation code will appear on the screen. Note it down.

Step 3

Now go to this site Amazon Sign-In using your PC or a smartphone.

Step 4

Enter that copied code there and your Amazon Prime will be activated.

Amazon Prime as a Private Channel?

Earlier, it was possible to add Amazon Prime as a private channel. But after the inclusion of Amazon Prime in the Roku official channel store, there is no need for that.

Fix Amazon Prime not Working on Roku

Sometimes, Amazon Prime crashes on Roku or won’t open on Roku. We will show a few fixes to solve this issue.

  • Clear the cache of the Amazon Prime App.
  • Make sure your internet is in working condition.
  • Restart or Reset your Roku device.
  • Try reinstalling the app after uninstalling it.


That was all about installing, activating, and issues regarding Amazon Prime and its fixes. Still, if you have any confusion or any queries regarding installing, activating the Amazon Prime on Roku, feel free to ask in the comment section. We are here to help you and guide you to find solutions to your problems. You can also tell if you found this article helpful in installing and activating the Amazon Prime on your Roku device by writing to us in the comment section. We will appreciate your responses.

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