Amazon Prime Apple TV – is this possible?

Yes, it’s possible to stream to Amazon Prime Apple TV.

But it’s not as straight forward as installing the Amazon Prime app to your Amazon Prime Apple TV. Before you read how to manage to use Amazon Prime on your Apple TV you need to be sure that your Apple TV is at least the second generation or higher. So: Apple TV 2 or newer. The reason for this is you need Airplay to stream the Amazon Prime App.

In addition you need another Apple device. Such as an iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Mac Book or Mac desktop to utilize Amazon Prime Apple TV.

Dont be scared about the how-to. It is rather simple; however you should know how it works. Like all things in life..

First, we will explain what the minimal requirements are to stream Amazon Prime to your Apple TV. Please be sure read or check this carefully, otherwise you might fail step 2: the walk though.

Second, we provide a step-by-step walk through how to use the Amazon Prime Apple TV without an app. Please be sure that you meet the minimal requirements mentioned in step 1.

What do I need to stream Amazon Prime on my Apple TV

There is an Amazon Video app for most Apple devices, but Amazon has not launched a sound Amazon Prime Apple TV App yet. Why? Only Amazon (or Apple?) knows, but there is a way to stream Amazon Prime to your Apple TV and watch all your favorite shows without any hassle on the big screen!

These are the minimal requirements for Amazon Prime Apple TV:


  • The Amazon Prime App for iOS
  • iOS 8.0 or higher


  • Apple TV 2 of higher
  • Apple Device
    • iPhone 4S or newer
    • iPad  2 or newer
    • iPod Touch 5 or newer
    • Mac with OS X 10.12 or higher
  • A Wifi Router
  • A TV

Amazon Prime Apple TV – a 10-Step Walk Through

So, you have met the minimal requirements to stream to Amazon Prime Apple TV? Great, because there is nothing like watching you favorite show on the big screen at home! Most likely you have already met some of the steps below. But to be sure we have lined out all the steps in this simple walk though to be sure your Amazon Prime Apple TV will work out for you!

Amazon Prime Apple TV 10 Step Walk-Through:                                      

  1. Install Amazon Prime on you Apple Device of choice
  2. Install the Apple TV to your TV as shown in the Apple guidelines.
  3. Make sure that your Apple device and Apple TV are connected to the same WIFI network.
  4. Open the Amazon Prime App on your Apple device.
  5. Choose your favorite video or other content from the Amazon Prime App and open it on your Apple device of choice.
  6. Swipe from bottom to the top with on your Apple device to open the control centre.
  7. Launch the < Airplay Mirroring >
  8. Click the Apple TV you want to stream the video to.
  9. The video should now play on your TV through the Amazon Prime Apple TV
  10. Enjoy! Make sure have some drinks and snacks are in arm’s reach!