How to get Amazon Prime Video on BT TV

You can now get Amazon Prime Video and BT TV together in one bill – and you can even get one months on us.

By Alex Fletcher Published: 1 March 2020 - 12.55pm
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Amazon Prime Video is the home of award-winning drama and entertainment, including Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, action thriller Hanna, comic book satire The Boys and the award-winning comedy The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

You can now pay for BT TV and Prime Video on the same bill – making things much simpler.

And if you're a new BT TV customer or are upgrading your TV package, you can even get 30 days free.

How to get Prime Video on BT TV

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New to Prime Video? You now can add it to your BT TV package online, via contact centres and in BT stores.

Activate your Prime Video account by following the instructions on your BT Order Confirmation email. Current BT customers adding Prime Video can also do it by using your My BT account.

New BT TV customers don't need to wait for an engineer to install your TV and broadband to start watching Prime Video. You can watch all their incredible sport and entertainment on the Prime Video app straight away on any compatible smartphone, tablet, PC or smart TV.

Get 30 days of Prime Video free

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If you're a new BT TV customer or if you’re upgrading your TV package, you can get 30 days of Prime Video for free.

To redeem this special offer, order BT TV online and activate the Prime Video service by following the instructions in your BT Order Confirmation email.

The offer is only available to customers who don't currently have a Prime Video account.

You'll get access to thousands of movies and TV shows, award-winning Prime Originals, exclusives and live events.

And you can watch on the big screen through your BT TV box as well as on the Amazon Prime Video app.

What is Prime Video?

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Prime Video is a premium subscription service that offers customers an unmatched collection of TV shows and movies – all with the ease of finding what they love to watch in one place.

Watch thousands of popular movies and TV shows, including award winning Amazon Originals such as Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, The Grand Tour, the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Homecoming and Good Omens: plus live sport and exclusive TV shows in select countries like American Gods, Vikings and Outlander. 

New and upcoming shows on Prime Video in 2020

2020 is  a big year on Prime Video with incredible new Amazon Original and even more live sport coming to the service.

Highly anticipated new series include Star Trek: Picard, which launched on Prime Video in January.

Featuring Sir Patrick Stewart reprising his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard, which he played for seven seasons on Star Trek: The Next Generation, the new series follows this iconic character into the next chapter of his life.

Alongside Stewart, Star Trek: Picard will also star Isa Briones, Santiago Cabrera, Michelle Hurd, Alison Pill, Harry Treadaway and Evan Evagora.

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Another must-watch series in 2020 is Hunters, from Academy Award-winner Jordan Peele (Get Out) and starring the legendary Al Pacino.

Hunters follows a diverse band of Nazi hunters living in 1977 New York City. The Hunters, as they’re known, have discovered that hundreds of high-ranking Nazi officials are living among us and conspiring to create a Fourth Reich in the U.S. The eclectic team of Hunters will set out on a bloody quest to bring the Nazis to justice and thwart their new genocidal plans.

Finding Prime Video on your BT TV box

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Press the YouView button your remote, scroll across the 'Players and Apps', press the Amazon Prime Video logo and just sign in to start enjoying popular movies, TV series, award winning Amazon Originals and live sports.

Your biggest decision now? How to choose from the hundreds of films and TV shows on Amazon Prime Video. Find out what’s hot in our monthly guide to 'What’s new on Amazon Prime Video'.

You can use the universal Search feature on your BT TV box to search for film and TV on all of your TV channels and apps, including Freeview, BT TV, and Amazon Prime Video.

As soon as you start watching, Amazon will start to make recommendations based on what you watch and the ratings you choose to give to films and shows. You can add your favourite shows to My List and you can also use Amazon’s own Search feature.