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How to Watch Amazon Prime videos on chromecast

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This is the age of streaming and Amazon holds a strong place with its Prime Video service. Amazon Prime video offer huge range of shows and movies and it is available for free to all the subscribers of Amazon Prime video. However, Amazon had not launched any app to watch Amazon Prime video on chromecast and this has compelled many people to buy Amazon Fire TV Stick.

If you are Google chromecast user don’t be disheartened as with the help of this guide, you will be able to watch Amazon Prime video on chromecast also, you’ll be able to enjoy thousands of TV shows and movies on your TV. Make sure Google ChromeCast Setup should be done before hand

How to setup Amazon Prime Video on Chromecast:

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If you have a chromecast setup with your TV, Android device or Amazon Prime Video subscription, you need one more thing, a computer with Google chrome.

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  • Open Google chrome and install Google cast extension or take ChromeCast help . After installing the app you will see the Google Cast icon on the browser bar.
  • Click on the Google Cast icon and select the name of your chromecast from the list. Click on “Cast this tab” to mirror your computer screen to that of your TV screen and open Amazon Prime video in the tab to watch it on the big TV screen.
  • Simply play your favorite video from your library and press full screen button to enjoy.

Please note this method to watch Amazon Prime video on chromecast is not perfect but it gets the necessary job done. You will have to keep your computer turned on to watch Amazon Prime video and the cast tab will allow you to pause, rewind and fast forward the video stream. You can stream music and movies, then you can perform Chromecast extension download in the right manner.

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The one drawback of the Amazon Prime Video is that you don’t get Full-HD 1080p quality but you can enjoy high-bitrate 720p videos which is not bad as well.

So, follow simple tricks and enjoy your Amazon Prime videos on chromecast as well.