It isn’t weird if you ask, “Does Roku have Amazon Prime? Can I watch Amazon Prime on Roku?” Prime Video is made available to Roku platform devices. It is the world’s leading streaming service, so you can watch movies and TV shows on a big screen. Get instant access to all the latest to classic series, award-winning titles, and more. Prime Video can be accessed with the Amazon Prime membership. You will get access to hundreds of films, shows, etc., on the Roku player. You will get a guaranteed streaming experience in high-quality with Roku and Amazon Prime. To know more about Prime Video Roku channel, you need to proceed further.

Features of Prime Video on Roku

Get into the section below to find out the features of Prime Video.

  • It supports downloading videos, and you shall watch them offline anytime.
  • Those non-Amazon Prime members can rent or purchase videos to watch online.
  • Get recommendations based on your watch history on the watch Next category of Prime video.
  • Stream exclusive Amazon Originals like Inside Edge, The Family Man, etc.
  • Use the different sections like TV, kids, movies, Originals, etc., to find titles easily.

Click here to sign up for Amazon Prime.

How to Get Amazon Prime Video on Roku

Installing Prime Video on Roku as it is available as a standalone app on Roku Channel Store.

#1. Go to the Roku home screen as soon as you power on it.

#2. On the Roku remote, press the Home button.

#3. Choose the Streaming Channels menu from the left side.

Select Streaming Channels

#4. Scroll down and select the Search Channels option.

Select Search Channels - Add Prime Video on Roku

#5. A virtual keyboard will appear on the screen of your TV. Use your remote to enter on the virtual keyboard as Prime Video and search for it.

#6. Pick Prime Video from the suggestion list.

#7. Click on the Add Channel button.

#8. It will take a couple of minutes to add the Prime Video to Roku.

#9. Once the channel is added, a prompt will appear on the screen. From the prompt, select the OK button.

#10. Select the Go to Channel option to launch Prime Video.

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If you are using the Roku mobile app, then follow the procedure to add Amazon Video on Roku. The Roku app will be useful when your Roku remote is not working.

Pre-Requisite: You must connect your Android or iOS devices and Roku to the same wifi network.

#1. Launch the Roku app on your Android or iOS devices. If you haven’t installed the Roku app, install the app on your Android or iOS devices from the Google Play Store or the App Store

#2. If it’s the first time, you’re using the Roku app, sign in with your Roku account.

#3. Tap on the Devices tab from the bottom of your screen.

Tap on Devices

#4. Select your Roku device to connect it with the Roku app.

#5. Click on the Channels tab found below your connected Roku device.

Tap on the Channels tab

#6. Select Channel Store and search for Amazon Prime Video.

Select Channel Store - Add Prime Video on Roku

#7. Choose the Prime video and press the Add Channel button. With this, Prime Video will be added within 24 hours.

How to Activate Prime Video on Roku?

It is mandatory to enter the Amazon Prime Roku channel code to activate the device and start using it.

#1. Firstly, launch Prime Video Channel.

#2. Click on the Sign in button to log in to your account.

#3. You will get an activation code on the Roku TV screen.

#4. Now, visit the official web page of Amazon Prime on PC (

#5. After that, enter your login details for Amazon Prime Video and sign in to your account.

Sign in to your account

#6. On the next screen, enter the activation code shown on Roku TV’s screen.

#7. Next, click the Register Device button.

Select Register Device - Activate Prime Video on Roku

#8. After that, the Prime Video app will be activated on your Roku.

Alternatives to Prime Video

The following are the alternatives to Prime Video:

Netflix on Roku

Hulu on Roku

Peacock TV on Roku


1. Does Prime Video work on Roku?

Yes, the Prime Video works very well on Roku.

2. How to fix the Prime Video not working on Roku?

Check your subscription details and boost your internet speed to fix the Prime Video not working on Roku issue.

3. Can I turn on or off Amazon Prime Subtitles Roku?

Yes. Any Roku users can easily turn on or off the subtitles or closed captioning while streaming a video.