How many times can you watch a rented movie on Amazon Prime? (Find out!)
There is nothing more convenient than streaming movies. Amazon offers movie rentals as one of its many services.
But it makes me curious, if I rent a movie through Amazon, how long will I have to watch it? If I like this movie, can I watch it again? Read on to learn all about Amazon Prime movie rentals…
How many times you can watch rented movies on Amazon Prime
You can watch Amazon Rentals multiple times during the rental period (48 hours after starting) You can also easily share Amazon Rentals with family and friends after you finish, they can also watch multiple times for free.
If you want to learn more about Amazon Movie Rentals, read on…
How long do rented movies last on Amazon Prime?
Movies rented on Amazon are available for 30 days from the rental period. However, once you start watching the movie, you have 48 hours to watch it.
During this 48-hour period, you can watch and rewatch the movie as many times as you want.
Some movies even allow 72 hour rentals. Be sure to check the product page to see the rules for the desired movie.
Both Amazon Primer and non-Prime members can take advantage of this feature.
When you buy a movie on Amazon Prime, how long does it last?
Movies purchased on Amazon Prime do not expire. You will always have the movie saved in your account so you can watch it anytime.
When you browse Amazon.com or the Prime Video app, you can see if a movie is available for purchase.
Movies available for purchase will have a “Buy” option.
From there you can quickly download movies to your phone or tablet.
Note that Amazon does have restrictions on downloading movies to a PC or laptop, and not all content is available for download. This means you must have an internet connection to watch it.
If you wish to watch on a flight or a long trip, be sure to double-check that the movie you’ve purchased is available for download.
Another benefit of Amazon Movies if you can link another account to your own and extend your Prime benefits to them. By doing so, you can share your movies (as well as music, Kindle books, and Audible audiobooks) with family and friends.
How many devices can I watch rented Amazon movies?
With Amazon Prime Video, you can stream movies on up to three devices, but not simultaneously.
After watching the movie, others can stream it. You can share rented movies as much as you want, but only one person at a time can watch them.
If you and your family/friends are watching different titles, you don’t need to create separate profiles to stream. Amazon Prime allows users to create up to six user profiles (one default profile and five additional profiles.)
How to give away movie rentals on Amazon?
Amazon makes it easy to gift your favorite movies to family and friends. If you want to give away a movie/rental all you have to do is:
- Open the “Gift” drop-down option on the video checkout page.
- Choose to rent or buy
- Enter recipient email address, gift information and delivery date.
- Enter your payment information.
- Click “Complete Purchase”.
you are done! Movie rentals will arrive in their inbox on the selected delivery date.
Can you stream Amazon Movies offline?
You can download and stream most movies on Amazon. Some movies don’t offer this feature or can’t be downloaded to a laptop or PC, but most do offer offline streaming.
Offline streaming is a big feature of Amazon Movies, especially on long flights.
To download Amazon Movies, all you need to do is open the movie you are interested in and click on the download option in the video details section.
Once downloaded, the video or TV show will display a checkmark icon in the video details section. From there, you can head to the “Downloads” section in the Amazon menu to watch it anytime.
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Amazon Movies rentals are available for 30 days from the date of the rental. However, once you start watching a movie, you have 48 hours to finish it.
You can watch unlimited movie rentals for 48 hours and even share them with family and friends.