How to Watch Amazon Prime on Nintendo Switch in 2023? [Updated]

Nintendo Switch is one of the best handheld gaming devices. Nintendo Switch can be a handheld as well as a home video gaming console. The Nintendo Switch has a crystal clear and crisp display which is one of the best treats for Nintendo Switch gamers. This gaming device’s software allows the users to play games online. Currently, the all-new Nintendo Switch competes with the PS4 and the Xbox One. The trending games which are mostly played on the Nintendo Switch have crossed the sales of over 20 million units. The premium games such as Pokemon Sword and Shield, Super Smash Bros Ultimate, Mario Kart 8, Super Mario Odyssey, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild are the most played games on the Nintendo Switch. Nintendo Switch also offers streaming services like Youtube, Hulu, etc… In this guide, we are going to tell about How to Watch Amazon Prime on Nintendo Switch

What is Amazon Prime Video?

Amazon Prime Video is an American-based on-demand top streaming service. It is an OTT Platform that serves almost every Nation except Mainland China, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Syria. Amazon Prime Video also provides services like Film Production, Television Production, and Film Distribution. Prime Video is a Parent of Video Direct and a subsidiary of Amazon Inc. Currently, Amazon Prime Video has more than one hundred and fifty million paid users. It offers videos in the quality of 4K Ultra High Definition and High Definition Range Streaming. Amazon Prime Video had been awarded as the Broadcaster of the Year in 2017. Amazon Prime Video has played a very important role in providing entertainment to the people during the Covid 19 pandemic. People can stream Amazon Prime Video through the following devices. All of Amazon’s products such as Kindle Fire, Fire Phone, Fire TV, and Fire TV stick.  Also in other devices such as Apple, Android, LG Smart TVs, Nvidia Shield TV, Shield TV Pro, Xbox, Nintendo, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, and Sony Smart TVs.

Subscription Plans of Amazon Prime Video

  • $12.99 per month (plus taxes)
  • $119 per year (plus taxes)
  • The government assistance recipients can verify their eligibility to avail of $5.99 per month for a maximum of four years.

Features of Amazon Prime Video

  • You can stream Original popular and award-winning movies online.
  • Users can avail videos in the quality of 4K Ultra High Definition and High Definition Range Streaming.
  • Users have the access to Exclusive Amazon movies and regional movies and much more.
  • Prime benefit of fast shipping of products ordered online.
  • Unlimited and ad-free Amazon music with unlimited downloads.
  • The Prime Video is very family-friendly and offers good kids entertainment with popular shows such as Peppa pig, Powerpuff girls, and Chotta Bheem.

How to register Amazon Prime?

Step1: Visit and click sign up.

Step2: Add your email address and fill in the required information.

Step3: Choose a subscription plan you require and choose your payment method.

Step4: Provide all the necessary details shown on-screen.

Step5: Enjoy streaming your favorite shows on Amazon Prime Video compatible devices.

Can you get Amazon Prime Video on a Nintendo Switch?

Just like the App Store on iOS and the Play store on Android the Nintendo Switch has its own store called The Nintendo eShop from where users can downloads apps and games officially. Currently, Amazon Prime Video is not available in the Nintendo eShop. The Nintendo eShop official has only two media streaming app for the users. The two apps are YouTube and Hulu. Later, Nintendo officials stated that the Switch is only made for gaming and not for video streaming. It is said that no other streaming application will be available for Nintendo.

How else can I watch Amazon Prime Video on Nintendo Switch?

The only way to watch Amazon Prime Video on Nintendo Switch is by jailbreaking your device. Here are the steps to jailbreak your Nintendo  Switch;

Step1: Ensure that your Nintendo is running firmware 3.0.0 to continue jailbreaking.

Step2: Firstly eject the SD card on your Nintendo Switch.

Step3: Using an adapter connect your SD card to the PC.

Step4: Format your SD card completely.

Step5: Search and download the latest version of nx-hbmenu from Github.

Step6: On the root menu of your SD card copy the hbmenu.nro

Step7: Insert your SD card back into your Nintendo Switch.

Step8: Go to the connection settings on your Nintendo.

Step9: Change and configure the settings manually. Configure the DNS settings.

Step10: enter the address and make a connection test.

Step11: Click Install and restart your device.

Step12: Complete the jailbreaking by making a new connection test and running it.

Step13: When you see the 2000-1337 message on your screen then your jail-breaking of Nintendo Switch is successful.

Following these steps, a user can jail-break their Nintendo device and stream any online media by typing the URL of the respective media.

IMPORTANT NOTE: We are solely not responsible for any damage caused to your device while jail-breaking it.


  • Can you watch Amazon Prime Video on Nintendo Switch?

There is no app available in the eshop. Users can still go through the possible ways to watch Amazon Prime Video from the ways mentioned above.

  • Can I watch a video on Nintendo Switch?

Nintendo Switch users have all the access to stream videos online on YouTube.

  • What media streaming apps are available on Nintendo Switch?

Media streaming apps like YouTube and Hulu are available. Users can download them from the eShop.


Nintendo Switch is a competitor with PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The user can not only play games but also stream shows, videos, and TV. The only YouTube and Hulu having the dedicated app on Nintendo Switch for users. They can download it easily from the eshop. Our team is solely not responsible for any damage caused to your device while jail-breaking. Thanks for your patient reading.

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