If we have an Amazon Prime account and not only take advantage of all the benefits that this service offers when buying from Amazon, you have a little something extra. This plus is known as “free access to Amazon Prime Video”. Prime Video is Amazon’s streaming platformand there are many series and films in the purest Netflix style.
Amazon Prime VideoIn addition to the corresponding app for mobile devices and PCs It also has a version for PS4. The bad news is that Prime Video is not equally available on all Playstation 4s because it is regionally blocked.
This is the reason why, depending on the country of origin, we may never have been able to see this application in the list of applications available on our PS4 store. But do not worry We can skip this limitationand in a pretty simple way too.
How to Install Amazon Prime Video on Any PS4
The solution is to create a new PS4 account and set up our location in the US, Spain or any other region where the Prime Video service is available. It’s as easy as Create a US or Spanish PS4 accountand voila, we can install Amazon Prime Video. As the icing on the cake for this juicy cake, we can also install other applications that we have restricted by region, such as: PS4 media player.
How to create an American PS4 account
To create an American PS4 account we simply have to Create a new user profile in the console Y. Link a new Playstation account we will do this specifically for this occasion.
The following steps are:
- From the main menu of the PS4 we go to the settings of “Feed“And choose”Change user”.
- Click on “New User“, and then “create user”.
- We accept the user agreement and click on “consequences”.
- On the next screen we will “Is this your first time using PlayStation Network? Create an account”.
- Now click on “Join Now” and we choose our country or region. In this case We will choose the USA.
- We enter our date of birth and our language (English).
- Now is the hardest part. In the countryside “Post Code“We need to enter a valid zip code for the US. We mark “33166This is the CP that corresponds to Miami and the rest of the details will be filled in automatically. We press “Next”.
- Now we just have to enter a valid email account (where they send us the account activation email) and a password. We deactivate the 2 boxes – so that they do not send us any advertising – and click “Next”.
- Finally we enter our profile data: name and surname and Online identification. We press “Next”.
- Finally click on “Approved”On the next 3 screens we accept the license terms.
Once our American PS4 account is created, let’s go to our mailbox and look for the account verification email. We activate it by clicking on “Check it now”.
We return to the screen of our PS4 and click on “Already verified”. Congratulations! American account created and verified!
Yes, install Amazon Prime Video with your new user
Now that we already have a PS4 user with an American account, all we have to do is go to the PlayStation Store and look for the application. “Amazon Prime VideoAnd install it. We’ll see that there is too new uses that we hadn’t seen beforeand we can now install that on our PlayStation.
Don’t worry, Prime Video will show up on your regular profile too
Once all the applications we want are installed, we can go back to our lifetime user profile and forget about the user we just created. Both Prime Video and the rest of the new services will be available in our beloved regular user as well.
As you can see, this is a process that we can do in just over 10 minutes and that opens the doors to a good handful of new uses.