How to create different user profiles in Amazon Prime Video

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Sharing an Amazon Prime Video account is a good way to save money without giving up enjoying one of the best catalogs on streaming platforms today.

Using the same account with multiple people doesn't mean your business affects the rest, as in Prime Video you can easily create different profiles so that each user has an independent use.

In this guide, in addition to letting you know what the profili Amazon Prime Video, we explain how to create multiple profiles in the same account in so that sharing the account is even more convenient.



In Amazon Prime Video, you can create profiles to share the account with other people

What are Amazon Prime Video profiles?

His incredible catalog of series and films is one of the reasons why, in our opinion, it is worth leaving Netflix to switch to Amazon Prime Video.

Another reason is that the mobile app of the Amazon platform ha already the main functions needed for a service of its level, including creating several profiles to share accounts.

It took some time, but in March 2020 Prime Video integrated this feature so that each user who shares the same account creates their own profile and thus have an autonomous use of the streaming service.

In Prime Video, you can also create kid profiles for the little ones

By sharing accounts with your family or friends, each of you can create your own profile to watch series and movies, add the content you want to your favorites list or set it as baby to use for babies.



By not sharing a profile with others, that content will not be mixed with that of others, so you can pick up the series exactly where you left off and not find certain surprises in "My List".

This Amazon Prime Video feature allows you to create up to 6 different profiles (one default profile and five additional profiles for adults or children).

Therefore, when you open Prime Video, via the web version or one of its apps, you will access one home screen where you will see all the profiles created within your account.

Click on your profile and you will find that you can pick up that movie right from where you left it without the other people you share the account with having intervened in the vision.

Plus, using your personal Prime Video profile also helps the algorithm to know your tastes and can recommend the most suitable content for them.

Characteristics of child profiles

Within Amazon Prime profiles, you can create a profile for children in so that i children under the age of 12 can only access content appropriate to their age.

The restrictions also apply to search results and suggestions, which are filtered to show only age-rated content of 12 years or less.

Furthermore, to avoid surprises, the shopping I am completely disabled in children's profiles.

If you want to be even more sure that nothing unusual happens when your child uses Prime Video, you can set a PIN to access purchases via the Purchase Restrictions option in Prime Video Settings.


How to create multiple profiles on the same Amazon Prime Video account

Creating multiple profiles on the same Amazon Prime Video account is a simple process that will only take a few seconds.



In each of the 6 profiles you can create, you can choose the profile name and configure it as a child if you wish.

The procedure for creating profiles on a Prime Video account is the same on Android, iOS and Fire tablets. The steps are as follows:

  1. Apri l’app Amazon Prime Video.
  2. Click on "My space" at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Click the drop-down menu with your account name at the top.
  4. In the menu that appears, select "Create profile".
  5. Type in the name of the new profile and select whether it will be childish or not.
  6. Click on «Save» to save the configuration and you will have created the new profile. Repeat the process to create more profiles on Prime Video.

This is the process of creating profiles in the same Amazon Prime Video account


How to modify or delete profiles already created

Once you have created one or more profiles on Amazon Prime Video, you can edit or delete them later if you wish.

Editing your profile gives you the option to add a photo or to set it up childish at any time if you need it.

edit or delete a profile already created on Amazon Prime Video, follow these steps:

  1. Apri l’app Amazon Prime Video.
  2. Click on "My space" at the bottom of the screen.
  3. Click the drop-down menu with your account name at the top.
  4. Select "Edit profiles".
  5. Choose the profile you want to edit or delete.
  6. Make the necessary changes in the profile if you want to change it, then click "Save". If you want to delete the selected profile, click "Remove".

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