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Amazon Prime Video on Chromecast

Amazon Prime Video is one of the popular streaming services used around the world. It allows you to watch a wide variety of movies, TV shows and much more. You can access this popular streaming service on platforms like Android, iOS, Windows, Mac, Fire Stick and much more. In this article, we will show you how to watch Amazon Prime Video on Chromecast connected TV devices.

Google and Amazon have been feuding for quite some time and it started to hurt the consumers very badly. Amazon has refused to add proper cast support on its Prime Video application (both iOS and Android). In turn, Google has removed the Youtube app from the Amazon Fire Stick. It made the users purchase Amazon Fire Stick to watch their favorite Amazon shows and movies on TV. Read further and learn how to use watch Amazon Prime Video on TV through the Chromecast device.

Amazon Prime Video on Chromecast
Watch Prime Videos on Chromecast

Update: On April 18, 2019, Amazon and Google have jointly announced that Amazon will finally add Chromecast support to the Amazon Video App, while Google will bring back the YouTube app to the Amazon Fire Stick.

Related: How to watch Amazon Prime Video on Chromebook?

Amazon Prime Video on Chromecast

There are three ways available to watch Amazon Prime Videos on Chromecast connected TV devices. You can use desktop (PC/Mac) or Android device or iOS device to cast Prime Videos on TV. All three methods are easy to use and select the one which is convenient for you.

  • Watch Amazon Prime on Chromecast using PC or Mac
  • Watch Amazon Prime on Chromecast using Android
  • Watch Amazon Prime on Chromecast using iPhone/iPad

Before watching Amazon Prime on Chromecast, you need to set up your Chromecast.

How to watch Amazon Prime on Chromecast using PC or Mac?

For this method, you need to install Chrome browser on your PC or Mac. After installing the Chrome browser on your desktop, follow these steps:

#1: Connect Chromecast to your TV.

(Note: Make sure to connect Chromecast and PC/Mac to the same Wi-Fi Network)

#2: Open the official page of Amazon Prime Video.

#3: Log in to your Amazon Prime account.

#4: Select and play the media that you want to cast.

#5: Once the video started to play, click the three-dot menu icon located on the top left corner of the Chrome browser.

#6: Select Cast and the browser will search for the local devices that are connected to the same network.

Amazon Prime on Chromecast
Amazon Prime on Chromecast

#7: Select the Chromecast device where you need to cast the media.

#8: Within a few minutes, your PC screen running Amazon Prime Video will be mirrored on the TV where Chromecast is connected.

How to watch Amazon Prime on Chromecast using Android Mobile/Tablet?

By using cast screen feature on Android device, you can easily watch Amazon Prime Videos on TV.

#1: Connect Chromecast to your TV.

(Note: Make sure to connect Chromecast and Android device to the same Wi-Fi Network)

#2: Download and Install Amazon Prime Video App on your Android device.

#3: Open the app and login to your Amazon Prime account.

#4: Get back to the home screen and open Settings menu.

#5: Search and open the Cast option. You can easily access Cast icon from the Notification bar.

#6: Now, the compatible devices that are connected to the same Wi-Fi network will appear on the screen.

#7: Select the Chromecast device where you need to cast the media.

#8: Within a few seconds, your Android device screen will be mirrored on the TV.

#9: Now, open the Amazon Prime Video app. Select & play your favorite media and enjoy streaming on the larger screens of TV.

How to watch Amazon Prime on Chromecast using iPhone/iPad?

This is another easier method that you use to watch Amazon Prime Videos on TVs, where the Chromecast device is connected.

#1: Connect Chromecast to your TV.

(Note: Make sure to connect Chromecast and Android device to the same Wi-Fi Network)

#2: Download Amazon Prime Video on your iOS device. You can download the app directly from the App Store.

#3: Open the app and login to your Amazon Prime account.

#4: Get back to the home screen and swipe up your iOS device screen from the bottom.

#5: Click the Airplay icon and wait for few seconds.

#6: The devices that are connected to the same Wi-Fi network will appear on the screen.

#7: Select the Chromecast device where you need to cast the media.

#8: Within a few seconds, your iOS device screen will be mirrored on the TV. Now, open the Prime Video App and play your favorite movies or shows.

Related: How to watch Amazon Prime Video on Apple TV?

Final Thoughts

These are the three methods available to watch Amazon Prime Videos on Chromecast connected TV devices. Casting Amazon Prime through Mobile devices will give you more flexibility than desktops. Now, you can watch all your favorite Amazon shows, movies and much more on the larger screens of TV.

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