Do you purchase or rent movies from Amazon? Amazon often has great deals on digital copies of movies, and they can be watched via a number of different methods. One popular way to watch Amazon videos is on your iPhone, but it requires you to download and install a specific app on your device.
Our quick tutorial below will show you how to find and download the Amazon Instant Video app that you need in order to view the movies in your video library. After that you can simply enter the email address and password associated with your account and start watching the movies and TV shows that you own.
Download the Amazon Instant App on Your iPhone 5
The steps below were performed on an iPhone 5, but will work for other iPhone models as well.
Note that you will need to be connected to a Wi-Fi network to stream Amazon Instant movies to your iPhone. Streaming is not available for this app over a cellular network.
Amazon Prime movies can also be watch with this app if you have an Amazon Prime subscription on your Amazon account.
Step 1: Open the App Store.
Step 2: Select the Search option at the bottom of the screen.
Step 3: Type “amazon instant” into the search field at the top of the screen, then select the “amazon instant video” search result.
Step 4: Tap the Free button to the right of the app, tap Install, enter the password for your Apple ID (if prompted), then wait for the app to install.
Step 5: Once the app has finished installing you can tap the Open button to launch the app.
Then simply enter your email address and password and you can start watching your movies on the device.
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