How to Watch Amazon Prime Video on DISH Network
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In 2023, we have scads of great new TV shows coming out on live TV and on streaming services. This original content comes from a host of major content producers. At the top of that list for great content is Amazon Prime Video.
Everyone knows that Amazon Originals are some of the most popular TV shows around. But Amazon also has a standout selection of the newest movie blockbusters, plus a massive library of favorite films and TV shows.
Now, DISH Network and Amazon have joined forces to make Amazon Prime Video a seamless part of your DISH user experience. If you have DISH Hopper 3 or Hopper with Sling, it’s super-easy to watch Amazon Prime Video directly from your DISH screen!
Amazon Prime Video is one of several major streaming services that are integrated into your DISH Network App, along with Netflix and YouTube.
Read on to get all the benefits of both live TV and streaming service when you watch Amazon Prime Video on DISH Network.
What You Need to Watch Amazon Prime Video on DISH
- Your DISH TV plan
- A DISH Hopper 3 or Hopper with Sling
- Your Amazon Prime Video Subscription (you can sign up through your Hopper)
If you want to browse the content available from Prime Video before you subscribe, you can go to DISH channel 301 to check it out!
How to Find Amazon Prime Video Content on DISH Network
- On your DISH screen, navigate to the Main Menu. Go to the “Apps" section.
- Select the Amazon Prime Video app. (If you don’t already have the app, download it from the DISH app store.)
- Log in to your Amazon Prime account (or sign up for a new account).
- Once you’re logged in, browse the main menu of the Amazon Prime Video app. You’ll see lots of helpful categories, such as “Amazon Originals,” “Popular Movies," “Drama Movies,” “Comedy TV,” “Documentaries” and more.
- You can also use the search function to find a certain show or movie. Type in a movie name, and the app will generate a list for you.
- Select the show or movie you want and click the “Watch" button. Ta-da! Pass the popcorn!
What You’ll Get from Your Amazon Prime Video Subscription
If you’re already an Amazon Prime member, an Amazon Prime Video subscription comes free with your Prime membership.
But if you’re not a Prime member, you can still get Prime Video as a standalone streaming service for $8.99/month.
Let’s stop and think about that. For less than the price of one adult ticket to the movie theater, you can have access to thousands of movies and TV shows in the comfort of your home.
And you’ll also get the hottest Amazon Original TV programming. Shows like The Boys, Fleabag, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, A League of Their Own, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and The Rings of Power are all the buzz. There’s nothing more fun than bonding with your friends and family over the latest episodes.
Prime Video X-Ray: your expert TV guide
Do you ever get distracted because you KNOW you’ve seen that actor before, but you can’t remember his name?
Your worries are over! Amazon Prime Video’s X-Ray feature will tell you cast names, actor bios, filmographies, and even character backstories. You can also look up the titles and artists for songs playing in your shows or movies.
The best part for die-hard fans is the trivia, bonus content, and behind-the-scenes footage. Some shows even let you buy the product in the scene you’re watching. Is that cool or what?
X-Ray pumps up your sports in the NFL, NBA, and MLB
If you’re into pro sports, then you are going to love Prime Video X-Ray. X-Ray will give you enhanced replays, in-depth player analysis, team details, career stats, and more. You can even browse and buy fan gear while you watch the game.
What devices are compatible with Amazon Prime Video X-ray?
X-Ray is compatible with the Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Sticks, Fire Tablets, iOS and Android mobile devices, most HTML web browsers, and some smart TVs and game consoles.
More Cool Features When You Watch Amazon Prime Video on DISH
Amazon Prime Video offers more fun features that let you customize your viewing for your own household.
Streaming quality options: You can choose from different video quality options, such as standard or high definition, as long as your devices and your internet speed will support HD.
Multiple profiles: With Prime Video, you can create separate profiles for different users so you each get your own watch histories and personal viewing recommendations.
Watchlist: You can add movies and TV shows to your watchlist to keep track of what you want to watch next.
Parental controls: If you have kids in the home, you can set parental controls to make sure your kids only watch shows with age-appropriate ratings.
FAQS: DISH TV
What is DISH TV?
DISH TV is a satellite television provider that offers packages of channels for customers to choose from, as well as on-demand content and streaming services. Channels include live TV, movies, music, and the most comprehensive sports packages on TV. A large selection of Latino channels are also available, along with other channels with international programming in native languages.
How much does DISH cost?
The cost of DISH TV varies depending on the package you select. Packages can range from approximately $57.99/month to $109.99 per month, depending on the channels included.
What channels are available?
DISH TV offers a wide selection of channels in its packages, including news and sports networks like CNN,Comedy Central, ESPN, NBA Network, National Geographic, Turner Classic Movies, and many more. Add-on channel packs cater to customer interests with choices like the Locals Pack, Heartland Pack, Outdoor Pack, National Action Pack, or Sirius XM with over 70 music channels.
What is the DISH Hopper 3?
The DISH Hopper 3 is the most advanced, powerful DVR available on the market. Wired magazine called it “the most ludicrously powerful cable box ever.” The Hopper 3 supports up to 7 televisions and can record 16 shows at once for later viewing.
Is there an HD option on DISH?
Yes, DISH TV offers packages with high-definition channels for customers to enjoy crystal-clear picture quality. The DISH Hopper 3 can even record programming in 4K Ultra HD.
What is DISH Anywhere?
DISH Anywhere is an app that allows you to watch all your DISH programming on mobile devices, including live TV and recorded shows. You can watch your favorite shows on your cell phone, laptop, or tablet, anywhere, anytime. You can even download programs to watch if you are away from a Wi-Fi connection.