How to get Amazon Prime on LG TV

How to Install and Watch Amazon Prime Video on LG Smart TV

Amazon Prime Video is a subscription-based service that allows Prime members to watch a wide selection of movies and shows. Currently, the Amazon Prime Video app is compatible with LG TV models (2017 and above) running webOS 3.5 or up. So, it is easy to install the app from the LG Content Store.

If you have an older LG TV model, you can stream Prime Video by visiting its official website from the built-in web browser.

When you wish to stream Amazon Prime from your mobile app to TV, you can Cast or AirPlay from your Android/iOS device. Otherwise, you can install and watch Amazon Prime on a streaming device by connecting it to your TV.

Amazon Prime Subscription Plans

To watch your favorite movies and series, Amazon Prime offers two different subscription plans to users.

MEMBERSHIP PLANMONTHLYYEARLY
Prime Membership$14.99/mo$139/year
Student Membership$7.49/mo$69/year

How to Watch Amazon Prime on LG Smart TV

You can stream Prime Video on your LG TV with or without the app by choosing the following methods.

How to Install Amazon Prime on LG Smart TV

[1] Turn on your LG smart TV and connect it to a stable internet connection.

[2] Press the Home button on your remote control to open the home screen.

[3] Scroll to the right and locate LG Content Store.

[4] Open the store and navigate the Search icon at the top of the screen.

Click the Search icon to look for Amazon Prime on LG TV

[5] In the Search bar, input Amazon Prime Video using the virtual keyboard and pick the app from the search result.

Pick amazon Prime from search result on LG TV

Note: You can also click the Mic icon and voice command Amazon Prime Video to find the app.

[6] Once you find the app, click Install to download the Amazon Prime Video on your LG smart TV.

[7] After that, hit Open to launch the app on your TV.

How to Activate Amazon Prime on LG TV

After installing the Amazon Prime Video app, you should activate the streaming service to access content on your LG TV.

[1] After opening the Amazon Prime Video app, Tap Sign in.

[2] It would offer you two ways to sign in, choose the first one to sign in on the web.

Amazon Prime on LG TV - Choose sign in on the web

[3] Now, a registration code will display on the TV screen, note that code.

[4] Then, fetch your PC/smartphone and visit the registration website [primevideo.com/mytv].

[5] Sign in to your Amazon Prime account.

[6] Once signed in, enter the registration code (eg: J4MZJY) in the required field and hit Register Device.

Click Register Device

[7] Once registered, navigate to your LG TV and stream the Prime Video content.

How to Stream Amazon Prime on LG TV From Browser

[1] Turn on your LG Smart TV and connect it to a WiFi network.

[2] Open the web browser on your TV and visit the Amazon Prime website.

[3] Sign in to your Amazon account.

[4] Choose a title and play.

Stream Prime exclusive content on your Smart TV.

Alternative Ways to Stream Amazon Prime on LG Smart TV

Optionally you can stream Prime Video on your TV using the following methods.

How to Cast Amazon Prime on LG TV

[1] Turn on your LG TV using the remote.

[2] Connect your Android Phone/Tablet and the LG TV to the same WiFi network.

[3] Install the Amazon Prime app on your Android device from the Google Play Store.

[4] Launch the app and Sign in to your Amazon account.

[5] Click the Cast icon at the bottom right corner of the screen.

[6] Choose your LG TV from the device list that popped up.

Once paired, start streaming Prime Video on your LG TV.

How to AirPlay Amazon Prime on LG TV

You can even use the AirPlay feature to watch Prime Video from your iPhone/iPad to the LG TV.

[1] Connect your iPhone/iPad and LG TV to the same WiFi network.

[2] Then, from the LG TVs dashboard, click the AirPlay option.

[3] Under AirPlay & HomeKit Settings, toggle on the AirPlay feature.

Clic AirPlay & HomeKit Settings

[4] After that, fetch your iPhone/iPad and launch the Amazon Prime Video app.

Tip! If you don’t have the Amazon Prime Video app on your iPhone/iPad, you can install it via App Store and sign in to your account.

[5] Play your favorite content on your iPhone/iPad and click the AirPlay icon.

Click the AirPlay icon

[6] From the list of available devices, choose your LG smart TV.

[7] Finally, the contents on your iPhone/iPad will display on the LG smart TV.

How to Stream Amazon Prime on LG TV Using Streaming Devices

Besides casting or AirPlay, you can install and watch Prime Video on your non-compatible LG TV using the following streaming devices.

[1] Connect the streaming device to your LG TV.

[2] Ensure that your streaming device connected to LG TV has internet access.

[3] Install the Amazon Prime Video app on your streaming device.

[4] Launch the app and Sign in with your account credentials or create an account if you are new to Amazon Prime.

[5] Activate the app if you freshly download it.

Enjoy streaming Prime movies and shows on your LG TV.

DIY Fixes for Amazon Prime Not Working on LG TV

If Amazon Prime malfunctions or fails to load any media content, follow the below fixes.

  • Poor Internet Connection: If your LG TV fails to receive the proper internet connection, it may malfunction. So, you can reset the router to bypass the issue.
  • Clear Cache Files: A cache file may occupy a lot of storage and cause your device to slow down. You can clear the cache on LG TV to load the content much faster.
  • Update App & Firmware: An outdated app or TV firmware can cause issues with Amazon Prime. Update your LG TV firmware and Prime Video app to eradicate the error.
  • Reset LG TV: If none of the methods fix the issue, try to reset your LG smart TV. This will erase all the data and revert your LG TV to its default settings.

FAQ

1. How do I turn on subtitles on Amazon Prime on my LG Smart TV?

Take your LG remote and press the Home button. Then, click the Settings icon at the upper-right and navigate to the Accessibility tab. Now, enable the option under the Closed Caption menu to turn on subtitles on Amazon Prime.

2. How many times can I pause my Amazon Prime membership?

You can pause the Amazon Prime membership once per month.

Amelia Griffiths

Greetings! I am Amelia Griffiths, a tech head and a content writer who loves to write about household gadgets. I remember my brother’s awe-struck face when we switched from our old LG TV to a new smart LG TV back when the first model was released. We now use one of the latest versions, and I am quite well-versed in the technical aspects of it. This blog (LG TV Guru) is my space to share and talk about different settings and unique features of LG TV. The how-to guides, with their easy-to-follow steps, will guide you through the process. I have also included the troubleshooting methods I have done and the techniques I know will help you get the complete television experience.

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