How to Watch a Prime Video Title

You can watch Prime Video on any compatible device that's connected to your Amazon account.

Watch Your Videos

You can watch your Prime Video purchases and active rentals from Your Video Library.

Tip: To learn more about purchasing Prime Video titles, go to How to Rent or Buy Prime Video Titles .

To access Your Video Library:
  • From your computer - Go to Your Video Library.
  • From your TV, Blu-ray player, or streaming media device - Open the Prime Video app and select Your Videos or Your Video Library from the menu.
  • From your Android device - Open the Prime Video app and tap Video Library from the menu .
  • From your Fire tablet or Fire phone - Open the Video tab and select Library from the left menu.

Find the title you want to watch, and open the video details to view available playback options.

Select Watch Now to start watching a video from the beginning. For videos you've already started watching, you'll see a Resume option.

For more information, go to What is Your Video Library?.

To see what Prime Video Error codes mean,

Watch Prime Titles

If you’re an eligible Prime member, look for the Included with Prime or Prime categories on the Prime Video home page to find movies and TV shows you can watch at no additional cost.

Select Watch Now or Resume from the video details to start playback.

For more information, go to What is Prime Video?.

Watch First Episodes of Selected TV Shows for Free

You can stream the first episode of selected TV seasons for free on compatible Prime Video devices:

  • Fire tablets (except Kindle Fire 1st Generation)
  • Roku
  • PlayStation 3 & PlayStation 4
  • Xbox One
  • iPhone, iPad & iPod touch
  • Fire phone

First Episode Free titles include advertising breaks before and during video playback.

To find these titles, open Prime Video and look for the First Episode Free category under TV shows.

You'll also see "First Episode Free" or "Free with Ads" messaging in the video details for TV seasons with this option available.

Select Watch First Episode Free to start playback.

Note: You must accept the Amazon Video Terms of Use to access First Episode Free content. If you're using your computer's web browser, you'll also need to make sure you're signed in to your Amazon account.

Many of the TV seasons that feature First Episode Free are also included with Prime. If you're currently a Prime member, you'll be able to watch these episodes without ads at no additional cost. However, for First Episode Free titles that are not available to stream as part of your Prime membership, you'll see advertising breaks during playback.

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