How to Add Channels on Amazon Prime Video

Offering an extensive selection of over 100 channels spanning various content categories, Amazon Prime Video stands out as a comprehensive streaming platform. Its main benefit is that it provides one place to access content from multiple providers, and billing is also handled by Amazon itself. The platform simplifies the viewing experience and provides easy subscription management. In this guide, we'll walk you through the step-by-step process of adding new channels to your Amazon Prime Video account. Additionally, we'll cover subscription cancellation procedures and explore alternative methods of subscribing to streaming services.

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What are Amazon Prime Video Channels?

Prime Video Channels, a benefit of Amazon Prime membership, enables you to select and add channels for an extra fee. Amazon Prime members have the flexibility to include channels without the need for a cable subscription. These channels provide on-demand or live-streaming access to a diverse range of TV shows, movies, and other video content from specific providers. Subscribers can access this content across all compatible Prime Video devices.

Channels on Amazon Prime Video

Channels Price Free Trial
Max $16/month 7 days
Paramount+ $10/month 7 days
Discovery+ $5/month 7 days
Showtime $11/month 7 days
Starz $9/month 7 days
Cinemax $10/month 7 days
MLB.TV $25/month 7 days
BET Plus $10/month 7 days
PBS Masterpiece $6/month 7 days
Lifetime Movie Club $5/month 7 days

The above list is just a selection of popular channels, and there are over 100 channels on Amazon Prime. To browse all channels on Amazon Prime, simply click Amazon Prime Video's official website.

How to Add a Channel on Amazon Prime Video?

  • On your web browser, go to Amazon.com.
  • Hover over "Account & Lists" located in the upper right corner of your screen, and then click on "Sign in."
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  • Input your account information to log into your Amazon Prime account.
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  • Move your cursor over the "Store" tab, and select "Channels."
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  • Choose a channel by scrolling down the page or checking the "Subscriptions you might like" section near the top.
  • Click on the channel you are interested in, and you can scroll down to check its movies, dramas, and recommended collections of different themes.
  • To subscribe to the channel, click More details.
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  • Click "Start your 7-day free trial" if it shows on your screen.
  • On the page, you can select a payment method to start your subscription.
  • Then click Continue, and follow the on-screen instructions to start your free trial.
  • Confirm details to purchase.
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  • You can now enjoy content from your new channel on any device with access to Amazon Prime Video. If you want to cancel the channel, you can do so at any time through your Amazon account.

How to Cancel an Amazon Prime Video Channel?

You have the option to cancel your Prime Video Channel subscriptions at any time, even before your trial period expires to enjoy any channel for free for 7 days.

  • On the Amazon Prime site, drag your cursor over the image of the blue circle profile.
  • Click on "Account & Settings", and you can tap the "Channels" tab.
  • Click the "Cancel Channel" button after finding the subscription you want to cancel.
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  • You'll then be prompted to confirm.

You will see an end of service date on which your cancellation will become operative. During this period, you can reverse your cancellation if you change your mind. If you're eligible for a full-service refund, accepting it will immediately revoke your access to the channel.

Note: For those who subscribe to Prime Video Channel through Apple, ensure that any cancellation of your subscription is completed at least 24 hours before the renewal date to avoid potential charges.

If you decide to cancel your Amazon Prime or Prime Video membership, your subscriptions to Prime Video Channels will be automatically canceled as well.

After Adding a Channel, Where Can I Watch the Channel's Content?

Max

Prime Video members can add Max to their Prime Video Channels. To subscribe via Amazon Prime, visit amazon.com/channels/max. You have the option of selecting the monthly plan With Ads or Ad-Free when you sign up. You can use the Prime Video app to stream all of the Max content after adding the channel. Or you can choose to stream Max content on the Max app and follow the "Connect your provider" instructions to start streaming.

Paramount+

After Amazon Prime customers subscribe to Paramount+ (or other channels) and integrate the channel into their Prime Video account, they can access Paramount+ titles through the Prime Video app and any smart TV with the Prime Video channel.

If users verify their Amazon account and Paramount+ channel subscription on the platform, they can also stream straight from the Paramount+ website and app on mobile devices and smart TVs. Open the Paramount Plus verification link and confirm you have an active Paramount+ subscription on your Amazon Prime account.

After verifying your account, you can stream content on the Paramount+ website or the Paramount+ app.

Is There Any Other Way to Subscribe to Max?

You can subscribe to Max via its app on the following devices.

Phone and tablet:

Android phone or tablet (4th generation or later)

Choose Apps on your Amazon Fire tablet, and search for Max. Choose Max and then click the download option.

Android phone or tablet (with Android OS 5.1 or later)

To install Max on your Android phone or tablet, navigate to the Play Store. Please note that installing Max from sources other than the official Google Play app store is not supported. Once the installation is complete, open the app. Choose "Sign In" if you already have an account or "Choose a Plan" if you are a new user.

iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch (with iOS 14 or later)

Open the App Store and search for HBO Max. After installing HBO Max, open the app and select either "Sign In" if you already have an account or "Choose a Plan" if you are a new user.

Computers

  • Chrome: The latest version
  • Mac with macOS X 10.10 (Yosemite) or later
  • Google Chromebooks with Chrome browser version 95 or later

Supported Web Browsers:

  • PC: Windows 7 or later
  • Firefox: The latest version
  • Microsoft Edge for Windows: The latest version
  • Safari: Version 13 or later

You can subscribe to Max directly through Max.com, and click "SIGN UP NOW".

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TV device

  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Android TV
  • Apple TV
  • Cox device
  • PlayStation
  • LG Smart TV
  • Roku
  • Samsung TV
  • VIZIO Smart TV
  • Xbox
  • XClass TV/Xumo TV
  • Xfinity X1 and Flex

Moreover, subscription plans vary by provider. Check the list of providers that support Max from:this site.

Is There Any Other Way to Subscribe to Paramount+?

Computer or mobile web

On your desktop or mobile web device, go to paramountplus.com and click on TRY IT FREE*. You can choose a subscription plan, and enter the necessary information to create your account.

Other devices:

  • iPhone or iPad
  • Android phone or tablet
  • Android TV
  • Apple TV (4th generation or later)
  • Fire TV
  • Portal TV
  • LG TV
  • Roku
  • Samsung TV
  • VIZIO Smart TV
  • Xbox
  • PlayStation 4 and 5
  • Xfinity X1 and Flex
  • Cox Contour box
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Can I Download the Channel's Content?

Whether the videos on the channel can be downloaded will vary depending on the specific channel you subscribe to. For accurate information, it is advisable to inquire with the customer service team. For Max and Paramount+, you can use your verified Amazon account to download videos on the Max and Paramount+ apps.

To download videos from Paramount+, you need one of these devices: iPhone/iPad (iOS 14+), Android tablets/phones (Android 5+). Once you download a video, it will be accessible in your library for 30 days from the date of download. However, once you begin streaming the video, it will remain in your download library for 48 hours. Besides, up to 25 videos can be downloaded at one time.

To download videos from Max, one of the following devices is necessary: Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch; Android phone and tablet; Amazon Fire tablet. After you start viewing downloaded content, you have a 48-hour window to complete watching it before it expires. Downloads that remain unwatched will expire after 30 days.


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