Quick Fix: Change Video Stream Quality Of Amazon Prime

Do you want to change the videos stream quality of Amazon Prime video? This article will show you how to change the Amazon Prime Video Quality.

Amazon prime video comes with three video playback options low, good, and best that can extend to view up to a 4K video. And Amazon prime video is a great library of TV Shows and Movies across the globe.

Does Amazon Prime Video play videos in poor quality on your phone, PC, or SmartTV? This is a common issue where the video quality on Amazon Prime Video is not HD even if you selected a higher video quality option.

If you are unable to view Prime Video in HD quality, follow our instructions on how to modify the streaming quality of Prime Video.

The video is of poor quality because of a slow or inconsistent internet connection, or the HDMI cable is of poor quality because of the video. Additionally, follow our troubleshooting suggestions for your streaming device, which are listed below, to resolve the problem.

How To Change Video Quality on Desktop Browser for Amazon Prime Video

Most of the time people are using Prime Video on the desktop browsers such as Chrome or Firefox. To Change the Video Stream Quality on the desktop browser you need to follow the below steps.

  • Open your web browser on your Windows or Mac computer and go to Primevideo.com to sign in.
  • Select the Account & Settings option from the drop-down menu next to your Profile name.
  • Select the Playback Option settings from the drop-down menu. Whenever you are watching a video on primevideo.com, you will now be able to select from three different prime video quality options. These are good — they consume approximately 0.38GB each hour.
    Better – It consumes approximately 1.40GB per hour.
    Best – It consumes approximately 6.84GB per hour.
Change Video Stream Quality Of Amazon Prime
  • If none of the above-mentioned options are accessible. The only way to alter the video quality is to first watch the video you wish to modify the quality of and then click on the Video Quality Gear icon at the top right of the screen and select Good, Better, or Best.

If you are not facing any internet connection issues and you are able to get high-speed internet on your desktop or laptop then you can select the Best Option From the Streaming Quality.

As you can see in the above image, I am able to get the quality of HD 1080p when I set the streaming quality to Best on the Settings Tab.

How To Change Video Quality on Android App for Prime Video

Follow the below-mentioned steps to change the quality of video streaming for your Prime Video application on the Android Operating System.

  • Find and open the Prime Video app on your Android or iPhone. If not installed then install it from the Playstore.
  • Make Sure you are on WiFi Network so that you do not have any speed cap as Mobile Internet have. Also remove any kind of Data Saver settings are from your phone.
Change Video Stream Quality Of Amazon Prime
  • Open your Prime Video app and click on the My Stuff icon on the right side of the screen. Click the settings icon in the top right corner of the phone screen.
Change Video Stream Quality Of Amazon Prime
  • Tap on the Stream and Download Option.
Change Video Stream Quality Of Amazon Prime
  • Then Tap on the Streaming Quality
Change Video Stream Quality Of Amazon Prime
  • Now you can select any one of the streaming quality you want. Such as Best, Better, Good, or Data Saver Mode.
  • To get the Best Video Stream Quality on your Phone select Best.
Change Video Stream Quality Of Amazon Prime

Select the resolution and frame rate from the options available on Roku devices by going to Home > Settings > Display Type and selecting options such as 1080p HD, 4K HDR 30Hz, and so on.

Troubleshooting and Fixing the Poor/Bad Quality Prime Video

If you are still getting the bad or poor quality video streaming quality on your Amazon Prime Video then there can be some other issues and below are some common issues that can cause the poor video streaming experience on Amazon Prime Video.

Check your internet connection’s bandwidth speed.

Make sure you are using high-speed internet probably above 5Mbps of Speed to get the highest quality of video streaming.

Also, make sure that no other devices on your home Wi-Fi are utilizing all the bandwidth. As sometimes if other members are also streaming high-quality videos or downloading something over the internet in that case you might now receive the full bandwidth to run the high-quality video on your Prime Video.

Upgrade the quality of your HDMI cable

If you are watching Prime Video material from a device that is connected via an HDMI cable, a faulty HDMI cable could be the source of the problem. Make the switch to a high-quality HDMI cable and run a quality-control test on the cable using graphics software.

Or Make Sure the display resolution of the TV connected via HDMI cable is set to Full HD in the display resolution settings of the TV and The device it is connected to probably a PC.

You can find the resolution option on almost all android or smart TVs on your home in the display settings option.

Go to Amazon Prime Video Settings and look for the Quality Stream option.

There are three different streaming video quality levels to choose from: Good, Better, Best, and Highest. In some cases, depending on your bandwidth, it may be set to the lowest possible quality by default. Make certain that the quality is not set to the lowest possible setting.

How To Change the Video Stream Quality Without Quality Settings

If you are using an Android TV or any other Smart TV to use the Amazon Prime Video Application you may not find the quality setting on that application because of many reasons as currently Prime Video is not supported officially on Android Smart TVs.

In this case, you need to follow different methods to get high-quality video streaming from your smart TVs.

  • Go to the traffic control panel on your D-Link or TP-Link router by logging in with your username and password.
  • Disconnect all the other devices from your Wi-Fi Router except your TV to make sure you are performing the setup for correct TV. Note down the IP and Mac address for your TV.
  • The IP or Mac address should be entered in the traffic management panel, and the bandwidth constraints should be set based on the desired quality.

So, if you remove any bandwidth limitation set already for your TV IP address then you will be able to resolve the issues of poor or bad video streaming quality on your Smart TV.

Frequently Asked Questions

How To Change Video Quality In Amazon Prime On Fire Stick

Follow the method mentioned for the android application above. Select my stuff option and then select the settings icon from there Go To the Quality Settings using the above steps mentioned and then select from the option of Best, Good, or Data Saver.

How To Change Video Quality On Amazon Prime On MI Smart TV

If you are using the Android Application on your MI Smart TV then you need to follow the method mentioned for the android application above. And you need to follow the tutorial step by step to change the streaming video quality.

How To Change Video Quality In Amazon Prime On Laptop

Follow the tutorial mentioned above for the desktop browser. And you should be able to change the video quality for Amazon Prime Video on your Laptop.

How To Change Video Qualituy In Amazon Prime on Roku?

Select the resolution and frame rate from the options available on Roku devices by going to Home > Settings > Display Type and selecting options such as 1080p HD, 4K HDR 30Hz, and so on.

Wrap Up

I hope you were able to set the right video quality to stream videos from the Amazon Prime Video on your computer, laptop, smartphone, or TV.

If you are still not able to fix the issues let us know in the comment section below I will be happy to help you as soon as possible.

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