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July 18, 2020 20:40

Amazon Prime Video Watch Party: Here is Everything You Need To Know

Haven't heard about Amazon prime virtual watch party feature yet? Here is everything you need to know.

Amazon Prime Video Watch Party: Here is Everything You Need To Know

Sometimes, just spending some quality time with good friends is the only therapy you need. It offers a healing and calming effect for the mind. Discussing intellectually and gossiping with friends are the memorable golden days that cannot be forgotten.

However, in this age of social distancing, it is not possible to recall all these memories again.

But technology came to rescue us. Now we can watch our favorite content online with over beloved one without leaving the sofa.

Yes, thanks to Amazon prime virtual watch party feature, which is trending in 2020, make it possible to Amazon Prime Video subscribers to watch the latest tv shows, movies, and much more witch one click. 

Before we brief you about its uses, let's take a short guide to explore its features. Ready? Let's get to it.

Amazon Prime Video Watch Party — Enjoy Hassle-Free Online Stream

Whether you're thousands of miles away from your loved ones or can't hang out with them due to social distancing, Amazon's prime feature is the best choice for you.

It allows up to 100 participants to join a party together in one group that owns a prime membership. But, to top it all, you won't be able to join the group if you don't have an Us membership. 

Once you buy a membership, the Prime party will allow you to watch thousands of original and licensed content with one click. Fan of third party content? Don't worry; you can also stream them.

The Marvelous Mrs, Maisel, Fleabag, The Big Sick, Homecoming, The Boys, My Spy, and Jack Ryan are the original content that is waiting for you. Bear in mind, official says, the titles accessible for rent or purchase are not available at launch.

If you're hosting the season, you have a right to start, pause, and stop the watch party as required throughout the session. And, all those changes will be applied to all active participants’ devices in no time.

Apart from streaming, you can chat with other participants with ah help of a built-in chat feature that comes with both text and built-in emojis. 

All the content can be watched on desktops and web browsers. However, according to amazon official, this feature is not released for safari and Internet Explorer (IE) web browsers.

Plus, at present, the watch parties cannot be accessible on other devices such as smartphones, Prime vide app, Smart T.V.s, and tablets.

How do I use Amazon Prime Watch Party?

Using amazon prime is quite easy as walking in the park. All you have to do is to follow the following quick and easy steps, and you're all done.

To make a start, click on the Prime logo icon, or move to your prime membership video details and select "Watch Now with Amazon Prime" option

Visit detail page and click on the "watch party"

Head to under "What's Your Name" section and enter your desired user name

Now, move your cursor to "Create Watch Party" to generate a Watch Party link

You can send an invitation to your family members, friends, through share icon or by sending the desired link via available their parties

Congrats, you're done. Now all the participants who receive the link will be able to chat and see each other.

How Do I Join and Watch Prime Video Watch Party?

Participating in the party isn't so difficult as you might think. All you have to do is to follow the right procedure and Bada bing bada boom, you are all set.

So, if you don't want to miss any fun, click on the link that you have received from your friend. After hitting the particular link, you'll be redirected to the next page. Now, move to the section under "What's Your Name" and type your desired user name. To end the process, move the cursor to the "Join Watch Party" option and join the Watch Party.

Keep in mind; you must use a desktop browser while participating in the prime watch party. Otherwise, you won't be eligible to use this feature.

How Much Does Amazon Prime Video Watch Party Cost?

However, If you have a desktop browser, but you don't have a membership, then you'll be redirected to link through you can start your free 30 days trial. Yes, COMPLETELY free of cost.

Here are the Amazon Prime Virtual Watch Party pricing (in the U.S.) options as of this year

○ Amazon Prime Virtual Watch Party monthly subscription costs $8.99 per month 

○ Amazon Prime Virtual Watch Party annual subscription costs $119 per year

Is Prime Video Watch Parties Accessible Outside the U.S?

Unfortunately no, you might ask, Can I take the help of VPN providers to get rid of this problem? Tricky! If you do this, you'll get the error message. Though, if you have an active subscription of prime video, you can join the party while traveling outside the U.S. by clicking the "Watch While Abroad" carousel. This feature can't be applied to the titles which can only be hosted or joined from the U.S. and U.S. territories.

Thoughts about Virtual Party Idea

Do you think Amazon is the first streaming service who thought about the group watching feature? No, In this digital world, people are switching to virtual hangouts because it has some great benefits that can't be ignored.

For Example: 

Unable to join the team face to face? Open your laptop and start your live chat. Plus, it is quite comfortable to share your desktop with your friends and clients to explain to them what you mean.

Now let's come to the point, apart from amazon streaming service, there are a lot of online services that have adopted group watching features to provide easiness to the online users.

Netflix Party extension for Chrome is another fantastic service that allows eight users (not 100) to watch party together. 

However, we have tested both amazon and Netflix watch party extension, we realized that both services are pretty impressive for those who miss old- fashioned "friend’s movie night" and want to recollect their old unforgettable memories.

Summing Up:

A relaxing, peaceful evening with your family is one of life's most glorious joys. But, if you're stuck at your home and thousands of miles away from your relatives and friends, then the Amazon Prime Virtual watch party feature deserves attention.

It allows the subscribers to watch original and licensed content with up to 100 people at a time without getting any trouble. At present, this feature is only rolled out in the U.S, and you can't be accessible outside of the U.S.

Why you're waiting? Close the room lights—grab the popcorn and enjoy your favorite movies with your friends and family at a reasonable cost.

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