How to Find Owned or Rented Amazon Instant Movies in the iPhone App

When you purchase or rent a movie from Amazon, it is associated with your Amazon account. Amazon Instant is compatible with a number of different devices, which means that you have many options available to you concerning where you choose to watch those videos.

One of the options is to watch your Amazon Instant content through the Amazon Instant app on your iPhone. But if you have already downloaded and installed the device, you might still be having difficulty determining where in the app to find the movies that you want to watch. Our guide below will help you to find this location.


Accessing the Video Library in the Amazon Instant iPhone App

This article was written using an iPhone 6 Plus, in iOS 8.1.2. The version of the Amazon Instant app that is being used is the most current one available at the time this article was written.

This article will assume that you have already downloaded the Amazon Instant app and signed into it with the correct Amazon account. If not, then you should read this article first, then return here to learn how to find the library.

Rented movies will only be displayed in the library if you have a currently active rental for that movie. It will disappear after the rental period has expired.


Step 1: Open the Amazon Instant app.

open the amazon instant app



Step 2: Tap the Library option at the bottom of the screen.

select the library option



Step 3: You can tap the Movies or TV option at the top of the screen to toggle the different types of movies. You can then tap a video’s thumbnail to open the video.

find a video in your library



Step 4: Touch the green Watch Now button to start watching the video.

tap the watch now button to begin watching



Note that you will only be able to watch Amazon Instant content on your iPhone if you are connected to a Wi-Fi network. You can read this article to learn how to tell if you are connected to Wi-Fi or cellular. newsletter

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