PlayOn How-To Guide.

How to Record, Download and Watch Amazon Video Offline

We all love Amazon Video, but how come you can download some videos but not others? How can you download any Amazon video to watch offline without WiFi – or save them to watch after they have "expired" (or your rental ended)? Read on, we will show you how to download videos from Amazon Video to watch offline in just a few easy steps. Need some ideas on what to record? Check out the list of shows and movies coming soon to Amazon Prime Video.

Record Amazon Video with the PlayOn Cloud Mobile Streaming DVR App

Record and download streaming videos with PlayOn Cloud for iOS and Android The PlayOn Cloud for iOS and Android devices is a mobile app that lets you record and download from streaming services like Amazon Video. Initiate recordings from your mobile device from anywhere and we'll notify you when your Amazon Video recording is complete. Recordings will be temporarily stored in a complimentary cloud “locker” and available for download from anywhere on any device.

Just install the app from Google Play or the App Store, browse to the show you want to record on Amazon Video, and click on record. The app is free to install — all you pay is a low per-recording fee.

How to Record Amazon Shows and Movies in Just 4 Easy Steps:

  1. STEP 1 Download and install PlayOn Cloud—get free recordings.
    First, download and install the PlayOn Cloud app on your iOS or Android device. Create a free account and start your Free Trial to get 5 recording credits free.
  2. STEP 2 Select the Amazon show or movie you want to download
    From the Channels tab, tap on the Prime Video channel—you'll be asked to sign in to your Prime Video account. Be sure to check the box for "Remember Me". Then, select your title from the list. 
    Prime Video shows listing on PlayOn Cloud
  3. STEP 3 Click the Record button
    If you're recording a series, select the episode(s) you want and hit the Record button, or Record All to record an entire season. Otherwise, just select the title and hit Record.
  4. STEP 4 Download your recording to your device
    PlayOn records in real-time. When your recordings are complete, you can find them in the Recordings tab. Your recordings will be there, for you to watch anytime offline. Download recordings to your device and you'll be able to watch on your device or cast cast videos to your TV it your TV using a Roku, Chromecast, FireTV or SmartTV. You can choose to auto-skip the ads when you watch!
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Once you have recorded your Amazon video, you can also:

  • Download and transfer your Amazon movie or show to your iPad, iPhone, Android phone or tablet to watch from anywhere, anytime.
  • Cast your Amazon recording to your TV (if you have a streaming device).
  • Skip any ads when yo watch