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How to Add Individual User Profiles on Amazon Prime Video

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Finally, Amazon is adding individual user profiles to Amazon Prime Video. This feature has been a cornerstone of streaming service platforms like Netflix, Disney Plus and HBO Max. It gives users personalized recommendations, their very own watchlist, and the ability to track personal viewing progress.

What are the Different User Profiles on Amazon Prime Video

Users can create a maximum of six (6) individual profiles on their accounts. It means that you can add 5 additional profiles for your household members on top of your primary profile which is the default profile associated with your Amazon account.

The additional profiles can either be for an adult or the kids.

Kids Profile

The Kids profile will restrict the content being showed to be appropriate to children 12 years old and below. This will include filters on the search results that will only display age-appropriate content. Having a kids profile also eliminates the ability to make purchases for add-ons and other stuff.

One caveat though, all downloads including those from an adult’s profile, will still be available and can be accessed through the Kids profiles.

Adult Profile

If you have an Adult profile on Amazon Prime Video, you will be able to play just about anything that is already included in the current subscription plan. You can also purchase additional content such as Prime Video Channels and Live content. But the primary user can impose restrictions on an adult profile. You can set parental controls for certain content and enable PIN code to bypass the restrictions.

You can also block purchases to be made on an adult profile. This can be done using the Purchase Restrictions option on the Prime Video Settings.

How to Add and Manage Individual User Profiles on Amazon Prime Video

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To create and manage a user profile follow the instructions for your specific device.

Create and Manage Amazon Prime Video Profile on the PrimeVideo.com Website

  • On the Amazon Prime Video home page, go to the “Profile Picker” drop-down and click “Add new” to create a new profile.
  • Click “Manage profiles” from “Profile Picker” drop-down.
  • Click “Edit profile” and select the profile icon you want to manage.
  • Click “Remove profile” to remove a profile. Or Make changes to the profile and select “Save changes.”

Create and Manage Amazon Prime Video Profile on iOS, Android and Fire Tablets

  • Click “My Stuff” at the bottom of your Amazon Prime Video app screen.
  • Go to the “Profile Picker” drop-down and click “+” icon to create a new profile.
  • Click “Manage profiles” from “Profile Picker” drop-down and select the profile icon you want to manage.
  • Click “Remove profile” to remove a profile. Or Make changes to the profile and select “Save.”

Create and Manage Amazon Prime Video Profiles on Fire TV

  • Go to the “Profile Picker” drop-down on Amazon Prime Video app home page, click “+” icon to create a new profile.
  • Click “Manage profiles” from “Profile Picker” drop-down and select the profile icon you want to manage.
  • Click “Remove profile” to remove a profile. Or Make changes to the profile and select “Save.”

Create and Manage Amazon Prime Video Profiles on Living Room Devices

Here’s how to create and manage profiles if you are using the Prime Video app on Living Room devices:

  • Go to the “Profile Picker” drop-down on Amazon Prime Video app home page, click “+” icon to create a new profile.
  • Click “Manage profiles” from “Profile Picker” drop-down and select the profile icon you want to manage.
  • Click “Remove profile” to remove a profile. Or Make changes to the profile and select “Save.”

That’s it! The new profiles feature will initially be available on the Amazon Prime Video app on iOS, Android, Fire tablet (Gen 10 and higher), and the Fire TV Prime Video app. If you are using the Prime Video app built for the other living room devices, the profile feature is also accessible.

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