Sometimes your Vu TV doesn’t come preinstalled with the Prime Video app when you wanted to play videos from amazon prime video. Even though it’s a smart TV you won’t be able to install the Prime Video app on your TV because there won’t be Play Store access.
Let’s learn whether your Vu TV supports amazon prime video and how you can download and install it on your Vu TV.
On Old Vu TV there is no pre-installed android tv based Amazon prime video app. You will have to install it manually using the apk file.
In modern Vu TVs with android 9 you can install the amazon prime video app from the Google play store easily. Let’s learn how.
How to watch Amazon Prime Video in Vu Android Smart TV
The newer Android TV-based Vu TVs comes with amazon prime video app support out of the box. So you can easily download the Prime Video app from the play store on your TV.
Open the Google Play Store on your Vu TV and Search for Prime Video app.
Then close to the app Click on the Install button to download install it on your Vu Smart TV.
Now open the prime video app and log in with your Amazon account to watch your TV series or movies.
Download & Install Amazon Prime Video App on Vu smart TV ( Older models ) with no Play store.
Start your PC and open your desired browser. Here I will be using chrome browser. This version of the app only supports arm7 processor-based Android TVs. Mostly all TVs use ARM-based processors.
Go to this URL to download the Android TV optimized amazon primevideo5.3.9-armv7a.apk file of the amazon prime video TV app directly on your computer.
Now load the primevideo.apk file into your Pendrive or to an external portable USB hard disk.
Then connect the pen drive or hard disk to your Vu smart tv. And open a file explorer or manager app on your TV. And open the primevideo.apk file.
Now Click the Install button on the prompt window to install the primevideo.apk file on your Vu Tv.
The Video application will be installed and will show up on your TV apps section on your Vu tv.
Watch Amazon Prime Video on Old Vu TV
The Old Smart TV from Vu doesn’t run on android TV OS and instead use some other OS. So you cannot download the Prime Video app.
So you have to mirror your smartphone screen to your TV in order to watch Amazon Prime video on your Vu TVs.
Hope you were able to download, install, and watch amazon prime video on your Vu TV series. Do let us know your valuable comments if you face any other issues.
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