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How to Register Your Device on Amazon Using a Registration Code

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Amazon makes it easy to enjoy Prime Video, Kindle books, and other services across a variety of devices.  To keep your account secure and manage your content, you’ll usually need to register each new device using a unique code. Here’s a comprehensive guide on how to do this:

Understanding Device Registration on Amazon

Device registration serves several purposes:

Security: It ensures that only authorized devices can access your Amazon account and content visit Amazon website amazon.com/code.

Content Management: You can easily see and manage all registered devices in your account settings.

Device Limits: Amazon may have limits on the number of devices you can use with certain services.

Methods for Registering a Device

During App Setup:

When you first open an Amazon app (e.g., Prime Video, Kindle) on a new device, you’ll typically be prompted to sign in with your Amazon account.

After signing in, the app should automatically register the device.

Using a Registration Code:

This method is common for devices like smart TVs, gaming consoles, and streaming players.

Obtain the Code:

Open the Amazon app on your device.

Look for an option like “Register on the Amazon website primevideo.com/mytv ” or a similar message.

The app should display a 5-6 character code.

Register Online:

On a computer or mobile browser, go to the Amazon website (usually the Prime Video or device registration section).

Sign in to your Amazon account.

Enter the registration code where prompted.

Follow any additional instructions to complete the process.

Troubleshooting Tips

Incorrect Code: Double-check that you’ve entered the code exactly as it appears on your device’s screen. Registration codes are case-sensitive.

Expired Code: If you wait too long to enter the code online, it might expire. Generate a new code on your device if needed.

Internet Connection: Ensure your device is connected to the internet during the registration process.

App Updates: Make sure the Amazon app on your device is up-to-date. Older versions might have issues with registration.

Account Verification: In some cases, Amazon might require additional verification steps, such as entering a code sent to your email or phone.

Managing Your Devices

You can view and manage your registered devices by going to “Your Content and Devices” in your Amazon account settings.

From there, you can deregister devices you no longer use or want associated with your account.

Important Considerations

Amazon Household: If you’re part of an Amazon Household, each adult account holder can register their own devices.

Prime Video Restrictions: Certain Prime Video titles might have viewing restrictions based on the type of device or your geographical location visit the website primevideo/mytv .

FAQs

Q: Why do I needto register my device on Amazon?

A: Device registration helps protect your account, manage your content, and comply with Amazon’s usage policies.

Q: Can I use the same registration code on multiple devices?

A: No, registration codes are unique and can only be used once to register a single device.

Q: What if I don’t have a registration code?

A:  Some devices might automatically register during the app setup. If not, check the Amazon app on your device for instructions on how to generate a code.

Q: Can I register a device without an Amazon account?

A: No, you need an Amazon account to register a device and access Amazon services.

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