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I currently own a Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 and i also happen to be an Amazon Prime member.

I would like to know how to access the Amazon Prime Instant Video streaming service running on my Android tablet please.


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Hi there.

I currently own a Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 and i also happen to be an Amazon Prime member.

I would like to know how to access the Amazon Prime Instant Video streaming service running on my Android tablet please.


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I don't want to buy any of those as i have a tablet already.

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... I currently own a Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 ...
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... i have a tablet already.

Is there a workaround?
I'm not a Prime member so I might be missing something here, but doesn't the stock Galaxy Note 8 have Android 4.1?

http://www.samsung.com/global/micros...fications.html

Might inquire in the Galaxy Note 8 forum too--if you haven't already:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/galaxy-note-8-0

If the Note is rooted, there seems to be a few 4.2 ROMs that might be suitable too... FYI.
 
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I'm not a Prime member so I might be missing something here, but doesn't the stock Galaxy Note 8 have Android 4.1?

http://www.samsung.com/global/micros...fications.html

Might inquire in the Galaxy Note 8 forum too--if you haven't already:

http://forum.xda-developers.com/galaxy-note-8-0

If the Note is rooted, there seems to be a few 4.2 ROMs that might be suitable too... FYI.
I'm sorry but this isn't my question.

My question is is there a workaround on how to access Amazon Prime Video on an Android tablet?
 
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I'm sorry but this isn't my question.

My question is is there a workaround on how to access Amazon Prime Video on an Android tablet?
The answer is 'yes', and I found the solution by Googling on the first shot. I would normally share the find but the snarky attitude isn't much motivation to help.
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The answer is 'yes', and I found the solution by Googling on the first shot. I would normally share the find but the snarky attitude isn't much motivation to help.
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[QUOTE=gino_76ph;51192066]I'm sorry but this isn't my question.

My question is is there a workaround on how to access Amazon Prime Video on an Android tablet?[/QUOTE

From what I understand only approved devices hy amazon work. I am not aware of anyone successfully running prime video on a standard android device. I wish we could... http://www.amazon.com/gp/video/ontv/devices.
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Wish no more, it could be done. Verified the workaround on all my Android devices from Gingerbread to KitKat; viewing Amazon Instant Videos works just fine.
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Wish no more, it could be done. Verified the workaround on all my Android devices from Gingerbread to KitKat; viewing Amazon Instant Videos works just fine.
Really? There is NO way to watch HD Amazon content on any KitKat device. KitKat uses the Chomium webkit, so It ain't happening period. Now, you can use a browser that utilizes server-side rendering, but again, you are getting a compressed stream, NOT HD & a less than stellar bitrate at that.

The Note 8.0 released with 4.1, but has since been updated 4.2.2. It may still work using the flash apk (which Amazon tends to break from time to time with every DRM update), but you are still in the wrong forum OP.
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