Alright, let’s get this out of the way. We all know Amazon Prime Video is bad. Really bad. It’s the ugly duckling of the streaming giant’s services and there’s a lot about it that really sucks. But why? Is it just to maintain its position as a cheap alternative to Netflix or are there other reasons? To find out, I did some digging around and here’s what I found out.
Problems with Amazon Prime
Why is Amazon Prime video so bad?
- You may experience issues with navigating through menus, having your video stream, or viewing errors when streaming Amazon Prime Video.
- This is often caused by a low Internet speed.
- If you are experiencing any of the above issues, try a speed test to determine whether your Internet connection can support your desired speed.
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Amazon Prime streams so poorly
Amazon Prime Video streaming issues are often caused by a poor connection. You can test your WiFi speed at speedtest.net, and then determine your need for a faster or stronger connection.
Fixing Amazon Prime Video quality
Troubleshoot your video quality problems by checking to make sure your device meets Amazon Prime Video requirements. Learn how to restart, update, and troubleshoot Amazon Prime Video playback issues.
Amazon Prime is not as good as Netflix
Amazon Prime is a great service, but only if you are interested in buying things on Amazon, which seems to be the main selling point of it. If you want to stream movies, they are not as good quality as Netflix and tend to be newer movies as well.
Amazon Prime Video is so blurry
Amazon’s Prime Video service has always had a slightly lower resolution than other streaming services, but earlier this year the company introduced new features that make the service’s relatively low-quality video even blurrier.
Forcing a Prime Video to 4K
Forcing Prime Video to 4K requires a device that supports the resolution and a high-speed internet connection. If you’re having trouble setting up your Ultra HD resolution, follow these steps:
Turning off HDR on Amazon Prime
Turning off HDR on Amazon Prime is easy. Just press the Home button on your remote control, select Settings, then choose Display and Brightness. Scroll down to Colors & Contrast and change the setting to “Normal.”
Amazon Prime Video is worth it
It’s a great value if you watch a lot of movies and TV shows, but it also comes with a hefty annual price tag. Are there better options out there? Yes! Join us as we take an in-depth look at the pros, cons, and alternatives for Amazon Prime Video: A complete guide for newbies
Changing Amazon Prime Video settings
You can change your Prime Video settings on your computer or mobile device at any time. From your computer: Go to amazon.com/myvideos Select Sign in and then enter the email address and password you use to sign in to Amazon Prime Video. Choose Manage Prime Video settings Choose your preferred quality settings.
Amazon Prime Video is full HD
Amazon Prime Video is available in full HD. Amazon Prime Video delivers movies and TV shows in 4K Ultra HD for compatible TVs. The video quality depends on your internet connection speed and the device you’re using to watch videos.
TV shows available on Amazon Prime
There’s a great selection of TV shows on Amazon Prime to binge-watch, including original series like The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Sneaky Pete and The Expanse.