Which Amazon Prime Video app Android Devices are Compatible?
Before you start your membership you need to know if Amazon Prime Video app Android device is compatible with this great streaming service.
Normally, there are 2 reasons why the app for your Android Device might not be compatible:
Your Android version is outdated (fix: update your Android version here). You need to install Android 4.1 or higher to make use of Amazon Prime Video app Android
Your Android device is outdated (no fix, you want to buy a newer model)
Amazon Prime Video app Android for Phones
To use the Amazon Prime Video app Android for Phones you need an Android version of 4.1 or higher. This version of Android is also named “Jelly Bean” which was released in July 2012. So if your phone is newer than this, chances are you can run the Prime Video app Android for Phones without any problem.
To be a 100% sure, check what Android version you run on your phone:
Open the App Drawer on you Android phone
Go to Settings
Go to the bottom in Settings and click < About Phone >
Look for < Android Version >
If it states an Android version of 4.1 or higher, you can use the the video app for Android!
Amazon Prime video app for Android Tablets
Just as with Apple TV, there is no direct stream to Chromecast possible from your Amazon Prime Video app Android.
For the reason that Amazon Prime is such an awesome and elaborate streaming service, this is a missed chance to improve the app. It would really enhance the overall user experience.
However, laziness always finds a way. There are several ways to stream the Amazon Prime Video app Android to your Chromecast!
By means of the Chrome browser
By using the “Google Home” App.
Click here for a step-by-step walkthrough for Amazon Prime for Chromecast to find out how both ways work. It’s easy and it will improve your overall Amazon Prime App satisfaction for sure.