There are a lot of video streaming apps available for Android TV. But for music and podcasts, only a handful of apps are available for Android TV. Amazon Music is one of them. By installing the Amazon Musci app on your Android TV, you can get access to more than 90 million songs and podcasts with the highest audio quality. With the Alexa integration on Android TV, you can use your voice commands to switch between songs on Amazon Music.
Amazon Music offers three types of plans. Amazon Music Prime, Amazon Music Unlimited, Amazon Music Free. In the Amazon Music Prime subscription, you will get access to 2 million songs only with SD quality. In Amazon Music Unlimited, you will get access to 90 million songs with HD, UHD, and Spatial Audio quality. In the free plan, you will get access to limited songs and no offline downloads.
Amazon Music Prime is included with the Amazon Prime subscription that costs $14.99/month or $139/year. You can use the same prime subscription to watch Prime Videos on Android TV. For Amazon Music Unlimited, you have to buy a separate subscription worth $9.99 per month. If you have an Amazon Prime subscription, you can get Music Unlimited at $8.99 per month or $79 per year. You can get Amazon Music Unlimited Family Plan at $14.99 per month or $149 per year. The Family Plan is available only for Prime users. If you have any Amazon devices like Echo or Fire TV, you will get Amazon Music Unlimited at $3.99 per month. If you are a student, you can verify your student credentials and get Amazon Music Unlimited at $4.99 per month.
Amazon Music on Android TV
There are many ways to download Amazon Music app on your Android TV. You can either use Google Play Store or Aptoide store to search for the respective app and install it. Both are free and trusted sources to protect your privacy. Make sure to get a subscription beforehand to stream the music content.
Supported Android TVs
- Sony Smart TV
- TCL Smart TV
- Sharp Smart TV
- iFFalcon Smart TV
- Skyworth TV
- Philips TV
- Panasonic Smart TV
- Mi Smart TV
- Haier Smart TV
- Hisense Smart TV
- Xiaomi Mi TV
Supported Android TV Box
- Nvidia Shield
- AT&T TV
- AIR TV
- Mi Box
- H96 Max Android TV Box
How to Install Amazon Music on Android TV
#1. Switch on your Android TV and connect it to WiFi.
#2. Navigate to the Apps section and click on Google Play Store.
#3. Navigate to the search bar and type Amazon Music.
#4. Select Amazon Music from the search.
#5. Tap on Install and finally launch the app once it is done.
#6. You will see a code on the Amazon Music home screen.
#7. Now go to the Amazon Music activation website (amazon.com/code) from your PC or smartphone. Sign in to your Amazon account if you’re logged out.
#8. Enter the activation code and click on the Continue button.
#9. Wait until the Amazon Music app links with your account.
#10. After that, you can listen to your favorite songs with Amazon Music on TV.
How to Cast Amazon Music on Android TV
#1. Connect your smartphone and Android TV to the same WiFi network.
#2. Download the Amazon Music app on your smartphone from the Google Play Store or App Store.
#3. Launch the Amazon Music app and sign in with your subscribed account.
#4. Play a song/podcast of your wish and tap on the Cast icon.
#5. Choose your Android TV from the list of devices.
#6. Now, Amazon Music will start casting the screen to your TV.
How to Sideload Amazon Music on Android TV
#1 On your Android TV, open the Play Store.
#2 Search for the Downloader app.
#3 Select the app and tap the Install button to get the Downloader app on Android TV.
#4 Then, install the Sideload Launcher on Android TV to access APK files on Android TV.
#5 Now, open the Android TV Settings.
#6 Tap the Device Preferences option.
#7 Open the Security & restrictions menu.
#8 Select the Unknown Sources and enable the Install Unknown Apps toggle for the Downloader app.
#9 Now, open the Downloader app and go to the Search bar.
#10 Enter the AFTVnews Plugin using the URL (browser.aftvnews.com) and download the plugin.
#11 After that, enter the Amazon Music Android TV APK URL and hit the Go button.
#12 Download the APK file and tap the Install button to install it.
#13 Open the Amazon Music app on your Android TV and listen to your favorite songs & podcasts.
Other Supported Devices
Here is a list of compatible devices that can support Amazon Music.
- Amazon Fire TV
- Fire TV Stick/Tablet
- Apple TV
- Google Chromecast
- Samsung Smart TV
- PC & Mac
- Microsoft Windows
Frequently Asked Questions
If you download the Amazon Music app from the Play Store, it will be available in the Apps section. If you sideload the app, go to the Sideload Launcher to access the Amazon Music app.
When it comes to audio quality, Amazon Music is the best when compared to Spotify. But, for customization features, Spotify on Android TV is the clear winner.