4 Ways to play Amazon Music on Roku in 2024

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January 20, 2024

Amazon Music is one of the most popular music streaming apps available worldwide. Amazon Music has 3 tiers: Amazon Music Free, Amazon Music Prime and Amazon Music Unlimited. The service is used worldwide for its massive 100 million songs collection in its library. It supports Spatial Audio for crystal-clear sound. By subscribing to Prime Membership, you can shuffle play all music and podcasts on supported device, ad-free. To get on-demand play and listen offline, you can subscribe to Amazon Music Unlimited. You can easily install the Amazon Music Channel and access the music library of the service on your Roku device. Besides, there are also 3 others ways to play Amazon Music on Roku, even offline.

Related: Apple Music VS. Amazon Music

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Option 1. Add Amazon Music channel on Roku

The easiest way to listen to Amazon Music on Roku is to add the Amazon Music channel and link your account with an activation code.

  1. From your Roku home screen, select Streaming Channels.
  2. Search for “Amazon Music,” then select Add Channel.
  3. From your Roku home screen, open Amazon Music.
  4. Select Register or Get Started, then write down the 5-digit code displayed.
  5. On a computer or mobile device, go to https://www.amazon.com/code and log into your Amazon account.
  6. Enter the code shown in the Amazon Music Roku app. (This code is good for only a short time. If the code doesn’t work, go to your Roku device and generate a new code.)
  7. The Amazon Music app will automatically refresh with your music library after the activation code is accepted.
Amazon Music Roku

Now you can stream Amazon Music on your Roku device.

Option 2. AirPlay Amazon Music to Roku from iOS/Mac

Apple AirPlay lets you stream, control, and share content from your iPhone, iPad, or Mac to your compatible Roku streaming device. You can watch movies, TV shows, and family videos, listen to popular music, or browse vacation photos. Use AirPlay to stream Amazon Music to Roku and control playback from iOS/Mac.

  1. Check that your Apple device and Roku device are on the same wireless network.
  2. From your Roku home screen, go to Settings > Apple AirPlay and HomeKit and make sure AirPlay is set to On.
  3. Next, go to the Control Center and tap on Screen Mirroring.
  4. Then, choose your Roku device.
  5. Now, your iOS device’s screen will mirror to your Roku.
  6. Play any music on the YouTube Music app and stream it on your TV.

Option 3 Cast Amazon Music to Roku from Android

  1. Connect both your Android and Roku to the same WiFi network.
  2. Open Amazon Music app on your Android and sign in with your account.
  3. Play a song in Amazon Music app.
  4. Then, open the Notification Panel and tap on Cast, Smart View or Wireless Projection, depending on your device and Android OS version.
  5. From the list of available devices, select your Roku device.
  6. Now, you can listen to the selected Amazon Music on your Roku device.
Amazon Music cast

Why can’t I cast Amazon Music to Roku?

Are you using a Google phone? Google disabled Miracast in their phones and only cast to Chromecast devices, however, Roku uses Miracast. So that’s why you can’t cast Amazon Music to Roku from Google phone. To cast Amazon Music from Pixel phones to Roku TV, you can use either XCast or Web Video Caster that are in the Play Store.

Option 4. Play Amazon Music on Roku with Roku Media Player

With Amazon Prime subscription, you get access to Amazon Music Prime. However, you can only shuffle play music except for some ALL-ACCESS playlists, which is frustrating. Luckily, by downloading Amazon Music songs to MP3 and transfer to USB drive, you can then listen to them on demand with Roku Media Player.

The Roku media player allows you to find, browse, and play content from media servers on your local network as well as USB (on those Roku players with a USB port). 

To download Amazon Music songs to MP3 and sync to Apple Watch, all you need is Pazu Amazon Music Converter. It is a great streaming music converter which can capture songs from Amazon Music and convert them to several audio formats, including MP3, AAC, M4A, AIFF, WAV, or FLAC format. With metadata recognition technology, they can also identify and keep 100% complete metadata. You won’t lose any ID3 tags, such as artists, titles, albums, album arts, track numbers, etc. after downloading. In this way, it is easy for you to get unprotected Amazon Music and saved them onto your local device. In other words, you can now play these converted songs on any device without any limitation.

How to convert Amazon Music to MP3 with Pazu Amazon Music Converter?

1. Run Pazu Amazon Music Converter

Download, install and launch Pazu Amazon Music Converter on your computer, then click the Sign In to log in to your Amazon account.

Amazon Music converter

If you have purchased a license, click the key icon to register the converter. If not, continue using the trial version.

2. Choose output format

Click on the Settings icon on the top right corner to configure the output audio parameters. There are six audio formats, including M4A(AUTO), MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, and AIFF, for you to choose from. From there, you can change the bitrate for MP3 and AAC outputs.

Amazon Music converter

3. Add songs, albums or playlists

Select the desired songs, albums or playlists you wish to download. Once you open an album/playlist and tap the red Add button suspended on the right side, you’ll be presented with the list of songs.

Amazon Music converter

All songs in the playlist will be added by default. Click the check the box next to the track that you don’t want to convert.

Amazon Music converter

4. Convert Amazon Music

Click the Convert button on the bottom right corner, and Pazu Amazon Music Converter will automatically download and convert Amazon Music tracks to the default folder on your computer.

Amazon Music converter

When the conversion process finishes, you can browse all the converted songs in the history list by clicking on the  icon. And now you’re prepared to stream your Amazon Music songs anywhere.

Amazon Music converter

Now you have downloaded Amazon Music songs to MP3 on Mac or Windows, transfer them to your USB drive.

Insert the USB drive to the USB port of your Roku device, if Roku Media Player is not installed, you will be prompted to add it from the Roku Store. If the app is installed, an on-screen prompt will ask you to launch Roku Media Player. 

Follow below steps to play Amazon Music in Roku Media player.

  1. Select Audio from the Media Type Selection screen.
  2. Choose the USB drive that has the content you wish to play.
  3. Navigate through your folders to find the content you wish to play.
  4. When you find the content you wish to play press OK OK button on Roku remote or Play play pause button on Roku remote.
  5. While playing, you can pause, skip forward and skip backwards using Play/Pause play pause button on Roku remote and right/left presses on the plus-shaped directional pad in the center of your remote.
  6. Press Back  to stop playback.

If your Roku device doesn’t include a USB port, you can insert the USB drive to your TV’s USB port or use a USB hub and play Amazon Music offline on your TV without using the Roku.