Amazon Prime Video offers tens of thousands of titles available to its hundreds of millions of paying subscribers and although the service boasts Full HD quality titles, users can also modify the video quality according to their needs.
If you’re looking to get the best experience possible and don’t care about the data used for streaming the video or if you’re running low on data and would like to save some, here is how you can change the video quality on Amazon Prime Video on its website and app for Android and iOS. We’ve also explained how to change video quality for Prime Video downloads on Android and iOS.
How to change the video quality in Prime Video on PC?
Open a video title on Primevideo.com on a browser of your choice and then click on the Gear (Settings) icon from the options at the top-right of the playback screen. Then from the three options that appear — Good, Better, Best — choose the one that suits your needs best.
How much data does the different video quality use on PC?
- Best: An hour of video playback uses about 6.84GB of data.
- Better: An hour of video playback uses about 1.40GB of data.
- Good: An hour of video playback uses about 0.38GB of data.
How to change the video quality in the Prime Video app for Android and iOS?
Step 1: Tap on My Stuff on the bottom-right of the app windows. Then tap on the Gear (Settings) icon.
Step 2: Then tap on Stream & Download
Step 3: On the next page, you can tap on either Streaming Quality and Download Quality to change the video quality for streaming and downloads, respectively.
Under Streaming quality, you can choose from the following four video quality options: Best, Better, Good and Data Saver.
Under the Download quality option, you’ll get the following five video quality options: Best, Better, Good and Data Saver and Always ask.
How much data does the different video quality use on Android and iOS?
- Best: 1 hour uses about 0.46GB of data
- Better: 1 hour uses about 0.26GB of data
- Good: 1 hour uses about 0.18GB of data
- Data Saver: 1 hour uses about 0.12GB of data