Register a device on Amazon

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Register a device on Amazon
Register a device on Amazon
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So you bought a new Amazon device and you want to know how to register it with your Amazon account. All Amazon devices can be registered with an app, but you can also use the website. This article will show you both methods of registering a device on Amazon.

Steps

Method 1 of 3: Using the app

Register a Device on Amazon Step 1

Step 1. Download and install either Prime Video, Prime Music, Kindle or Alexa

You can download these apps for free from the App store or Google Play Store.

For example, if you're using an iPhone, but you want to register that device with your Amazon account so you can access your books, you'll need to download and install the Kindle app

Register a Device on Amazon Step 2

Step #2. Open the Amazon app you downloaded

This can be Video, Prime Music, Kindle or Alexa.

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Step 3. Log in to your Amazon account

Once you open the app, you will be asked to log in to your account. That device is automatically linked to and registered with your Amazon account.

To manage your devices, go to your account menu and then to 'Content and devices'. Here you can see if your device is properly registered and you can unregister if you no longer need it

Method 2 of 3: Using the device settings (for e-readers only)

Register a Device on Amazon Step 4

Step 1. Press the menu icon ⋮

Devices like the Kindle E-Reader have an Amazon account setting. Logging in to your Amazon account here will also register your device. This three-dot menu is usually located in the top right corner of the screen.

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Step #2. Press Settings

This is near the bottom of the menu.

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Step 3. Tap on My Account (newer generations) or Register (older generations).

This will take you to the Amazon account with which the e-reader is registered.

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Step 4. Press Register to sign in with your Amazon account

To manage your devices, go to your account menu and then to 'Content and devices'. Here you can see if your device is properly registered and you can unregister if you no longer need it

Method 3 of 3: Using the website

Register a Device on Amazon Step 8

Step 1. Download and install the Prime Video app

You can find these, for example, in the Microsoft Store if you set up an Xbox or in the App Store if you use an AppleTV to stream media.

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Step #2. Open Prime Video

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Step 3. Choose 'Register on Amazon's website'

You will see a code with 5 to 6 characters.

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Step 4. Go to https://primevideo.com/ontv/devices and sign in to your Amazon account

This link will take you to a website where you can register your streaming media player (such as AppleTV or Xbox console).

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Step 5. Enter the 5 to 6 digit code you were shown earlier

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Step 6. Click Register Device

  • If you get an error message, you may have entered the code incorrectly.
  • To manage your devices, go to your account menu and then to 'Content and devices'. Here you can see if your device is properly registered and you can unregister if you no longer need it.

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