With BlueCurve TV, you can watch Amazon Prime Video right from your TV set-top box. Find Prime Video content by searching the BlueCurve TV library, or launching the Prime Video app.

Requirements

To access and watch Prime Video content on BlueCurve TV, it is required to have:

BlueCurve TV

An Amazon Prime membership

  • For more information about Amazon Prime, visit amazon.ca/prime.
  • Note: Billing for Amazon Prime is handled by Amazon and is not part of your Shaw bill.

Shaw Internet service

  • Browse our Internet plans at shaw.ca/internet.
  • Note: Watching Prime Video content on BlueCurve TV counts toward your monthly Internet data usage.

How to find Prime Video content

Prime Video content is available by searching the BlueCurve TV library, or launching the Prime Video app. You can find your favourite shows by name, or go to the Prime Video app to browse.

Note: To find all Prime Video content, it's best to launch the Prime Video app first. Not all content is available via BlueCurve TV search (e.g., voice search) quite yet.

With the BlueCurve TV voice remote, say something like

  • "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
  • "The Grand Tour"
  • "Prime Video"
  • "Watch Prime Video"

Launch Prime Video from the BlueCurve TV apps menu

  1. Press the Shaw button on your remote.
  2. Select Apps from the menu.
  3. Select Prime Video (in the Featured or Video row).

Once you're in the Prime Video app, everything labeled Included with Prime is available with your Amazon Prime membership. Other content may require an additional subscription. Read the Prime Video Channels section below to learn more.

Prime Video home

How to sign in to Amazon Prime

When you first launch the Prime Video app, you'll be asked to sign in to your Amazon account. Already an Amazon Prime member? You can sign in with your existing account right away. If you're not yet signed up for Amazon Prime, visit amazon.ca/prime to get started.

Existing Amazing Prime members

  1. Launch the Prime Video app on BlueCurve TV.
  2. Select Sign in and start watching.
  3. A pairing code will come up on your TV.
  4. On your mobile device or computer, go to amazon.com/mytv.
  5. Sign in to your Amazon account.
  6. Enter the code shown on your TV in to the Amazon website.

If you're not yet an Amazon Prime member

  1. Visit amazon.ca/prime to sign up for Amazon Prime.
  2. Login with your account using the steps above.

Note: Billing for your Amazon Prime membership is handled by Amazon, and will not show up on your Shaw bill.

How to set parental controls

You can restrict access to the Prime Video app using BlueCurve TV parental controls. Content within the app can be restricted using the parental controls and purchase restrictions in your Amazon account.

To restrict access to the Prime Video app

  1. Press the Shaw button your remote.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Parental Controls.
  4. Set Application Locks and/or TV Rating Locks.
    • Setting an Application Lock for Prime Video will restrict access to the Prime Video app.
    • Setting a TV Rating Lock will also lock other TV-MA apps on BlueCurve TV.
  5. Once locked, a Parental Control PIN is required to access Prime Video on BlueCurve TV.

To learn more about BlueCurve TV parental controls, read How To: Use BlueCurve TV Parental Controls.

To restrict content within the Prime Video app

  1. On your mobile device or computer, go to primevideo.com.
  2. Sign in to your Amazon account.
  3. From your profile menu, choose Account & Settings.
  4. Select Parental Controls.
  5. Follow the steps to set up parental controls for your Amazon account.

Video streaming quality

Prime Video on BlueCurve TV supports SD, HD, UHD/4K, and HDR, depending on the title you're watching. To check video streaming quality, press OK on your remote while watching a title, and look in the bottom-left.

Streaming quality in Prime Video

 

Your playback device and your Internet connection also affect picture and audio quality.

Video quality Supported devices Title availability
SD (Standard Definition) All BlueCurve TV Players, all TVs All Prime Video titles
HD (High Definition) All BlueCurve TV Players, all HD TVs Almost all Prime Video titles
UHD/4K (Ultra High Definition) BlueCurve TV 4K Wireless Player and BlueCurve TV 4K Player only, 4K TV required Some Prime Video titles
HDR (High Dynamic Range) BlueCurve TV 4K Wireless Player and BlueCurve TV 4K Player only, HDR-capable TV required Select Prime video titles

Prime Video Channels

Amazon offers several Prime Video Channels which can be purchased as addons for your Amazon Prime membership. While these channels are available in the Prime Video app on BlueCurve TV, they are only part of Prime Video, and are not integrated into your Shaw bill or Shaw TV services.

Similarly, if you subscribe to a channel from Shaw that's also a Prime Video Channel, that does not make it available in Prime Video.

Billing for Prime Video Channels is handled by Amazon as part of your Prime membership.

Learn more: Visit Amazon's support site for more information about Prime Video Channels.

Prime Video Channels

Troubleshooting

If you're having trouble using Amazon Prime Video on BlueCurve TV, read the following support article for troubleshooting tips:

Troubleshooting: Amazon Prime Video on BlueCurve TV

 
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