How to Remove a Device from Amazon Prime Video

Introduction

Whether you signed into your Amazon Prime Video account at someone else’s house, or you have a streaming device like a Roku that you’re getting rid of, it’s important to remove and deregister those devices from your Amazon Prime Video account. Deregistering that device from your Amazon Prime Video account ensures that other people aren’t able to watch your content and see sensitive information associated with your account.

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Steps to Remove a Device from Amazon Prime Video

  1. Open a web browser, navigate to www.Amazon.com, and then click “Prime Video” on your Amazon home screen. You’ll land on your Amazon Prime Video home screen.
Click Prime Video on your Amazon website home screen.

  1. Click the “Settings” icon to open a drop-down menu, and then click “Settings” in that menu. The Account and Settings screen is displayed.
Click Settings again.

  1. Click “Your Devices.” A list of your devices registered with your Amazon Prime Video account is displayed.
Click Your Devices.

  1. Find the device you want to remove, and then click “Deregister.” The button changes to ask if you’re sure you want to remove this device from your Amazon Prime Video account.
Find the device you want to remove, and then click Deregister.

  1. Click “Are You Sure.” That device will immediately be removed from your Amazon Prime Video account.
Click Are You Sure.

Reasons to Consider Disconnecting Devices from Your Amazon Prime Video Account

1. Security Concerns

Removing a device from your Amazon Prime Video account is an essential step to protect your personal information and prevent unauthorized access to your account. If you suspect that a device has been compromised or stolen, it’s crucial to take immediate action to ensure the safety of your data. By removing the device from your account, you can prevent the thief from accessing your personal information, including your payment details and viewing history. It’s also a good idea to change your Amazon password to ensure that your account remains secure.

2. Privacy Concerns

If you’ve shared your Amazon Prime Video account with others and no longer want a particular device to have access to your account, removing the device is the best course of action. By doing so, you can ensure that your viewing history and preferences remain private. It’s also an excellent way to prevent other people from viewing content that you may not want them to see. Removing a device is an easy and effective way to ensure that your account remains secure and private.

3. Limited Number of Devices

Amazon Prime Video allows users to stream content on a limited number of devices simultaneously, depending on the subscription plan. If you’ve reached your limit and want to add a new device, you may need to remove an existing one. Removing a device is an easy way to ensure that you can continue to enjoy Amazon Prime Video on all of your devices.

4. Device No Longer in Use

If you’ve stopped using a particular device or have upgraded to a new one, removing the old device from your Amazon Prime Video account is a simple way to free up space and avoid confusion. Having too many devices associated with your account can make it difficult to find the ones you’re currently using. Removing unused devices ensures that your account remains organized and easy to manage.

5. Prevent Accidental Purchases

If you’ve shared your account with a child or another family member, removing a device can prevent accidental purchases or unauthorized use of your account. Children may accidentally purchase movies or TV shows without realizing the consequences. By removing the device, you can avoid these types of situations and prevent unauthorized access to your account. It’s an easy way to ensure that your account remains secure and that you don’t end up with any unexpected charges.

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