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Amazon Prime Samsung TV

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Is it possible to install Amazon prime on Samsung Smart TV in Switzerland? I can't seem to find it?
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Re: Amazon Prime Samsung TV

Smart Hub button --> search ? I've checked mine, it's not in the default list, searched it and it's there.
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Re: Amazon Prime Samsung TV

Thanks Serk.. I tried to search it in the Smart Hub and it doesn't find it. My TV is a 2014 model so I doubt it's the age?
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Old 16.01.2017, 09:56
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Re: Amazon Prime Samsung TV

Try searching for "LoveFilm" that's what the app is called on my Samsung TV.
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Re: Amazon Prime Samsung TV

-Update your firmware/software (exit the Smart Hub, menu> support > software update)
- there are also some lists of compatible devices (google "Samsung tv amazon prime compatibility")
- access via built-in browser (a lame solution, I know )
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Old 16.01.2017, 10:24
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Re: Amazon Prime Samsung TV

If all else fails you can get a Fire TV stick from Amazon.de for about €35. It plugs into an HDMI port and has a bluetooth remote. I find that faster than the fairly clunky Samsung SmartTV OS.
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Re: Amazon Prime Samsung TV

Thanks all, will give this a go later and report back on solution if I manage to find one.
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Thanks Serk.. I tried to search it in the Smart Hub and it doesn't find it. My TV is a 2014 model so I doubt it's the age?
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Try searching for "LoveFilm" that's what the app is called on my Samsung TV.
Mine doesn't find it either nor does it find LoveFilm.
I updated the smart hub this morning.
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Re: Amazon Prime Samsung TV

Did updating resolve?
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Old 16.01.2017, 11:34
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Mine doesn't find it either nor does it find LoveFilm.
I updated the smart hub this morning.
Perhaps it's only in UK shop. I switched my TV over to use that when I bought it.
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Re: Amazon Prime Samsung TV

Faced exactly this issue on my set.

Helpfully, I can't remember exactly how I resolved it however it required a complete reset of the smarthub which caused it to download the UK app set rather than the Swiss one that came preinstalled. I found the instructions on the web so it's out there somewhere...

Amazon video (UK) now works fine via the native Samsung app (of course via a smartDNS server to avoid the location restiction)
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Old 16.01.2017, 12:31
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Re: Amazon Prime Samsung TV

Instructions on how to change the smart hub locale can be found here: https://support.unlocator.com/custom...msung-smart-tv

Quick question, do you have the traditional keypad remote or the wand? As I think it only works with the traditional one.
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No it didn't but I suspect the issue may be to do with the location setting. It is probably set up for Switzerland as I wanted Zattoo.
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Re: Amazon Prime Samsung TV

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-Update your firmware/software (exit the Smart Hub, menu> support > software update)
- there are also some lists of compatible devices (google "Samsung tv amazon prime compatibility")
- access via built-in browser (a lame solution, I know )
Greyed out on mine
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If all else fails you can get a Fire TV stick from Amazon.de for about €35. It plugs into an HDMI port and has a bluetooth remote. I find that faster than the fairly clunky Samsung SmartTV OS.
Fully agree that the Fire Stick/TV is the way to go, Samsung very clunky.

Better still, once you have this piece of hardware, load Kodi,Mobdro and Exodus onto it and no need to pay for Amazon Prime!
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Re: Amazon Prime Samsung TV

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Haven't heard/seen that before. I did some google searches; people suggest two things: a) resetting your tv b) temporarily blocking cloudfront.net from your router.
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Old 16.01.2017, 18:04
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Re: Amazon Prime Samsung TV

Out of curiosity, how does one stream Amazon Prime in CH? Does a Amazon.de prime account allow you to stream the content?


I ask as I have a kindle fire that is tied to a US account and won't let me watch more that a few select programs.
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Out of curiosity, how does one stream Amazon Prime in CH? Does a Amazon.de prime account allow you to stream the content?
Amazon Prime is now available in CH, so an Amazon.de Prime account will give you access to whatever is available in Switzerland if it detects a Swiss IP.
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Re: Amazon Prime Samsung TV

OK so got home and tried suggestions none worked. I was hoping for an easy answer. Don't have the patience to trouble shoot this for hours so will buy a dongle. Thanks all
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Re: Amazon Prime Samsung TV

Hi,

worksperfectly onmy Samsung TV. I am using a UK Amazon Prime Video account. Italso works really well showing Grand Tour in 4K from my Amazon fire tv box. I justset the tv to Uk apps when I first got it. Netflix(US),bbc iplayer, Now TV, channel 4 catch up etc all work perfectly on the tv. Ihave set up a smartdns proxy on the wireless routerusedby the tv, Roku box andAmazon fire tv box.

It is very easy to set up.

Have fun
Martin
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