It can be quite challenging to switch between Amazon Prime accounts on Vizio smart TVs. Though it is not too difficult, on most Vizio Smart TVs there is no option to switch profiles, and when you select profile, it goes straight to the home page.
My first attempt to switch Amazon Prime Video on my Vizio Smart TV went in vain, and only later did I realize that it was possible, but there are still many users who are struggling.
Basically, Amazon Prime Video on Vizio TV works like a tablet that has the Amazon Prime Video App hardcoded, which cannot be changed much and has different features than the normal Prime Video App.
While going through the Amazon Forums, I realized that there were a lot of users struggling with the same issue and that there was no help from Amazon staff.
On your Vizio smart TV, you can switch between Amazon Prime Video Accounts by clicking on the Profile icon then selecting the switch profile. Once you have done that, you will be able to switch between Amazon Prime Video Accounts.
However, since almost all users who are experiencing Prime Video Profile Switch issues on their Vizio TV have already tried and there is no such option found, that is where the problem arises, and in this guide, I will explain what steps you need to follow to do so.
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How To Switch Prime Video Profile On Vizio Smart TV?
Although in the above picture you can clearly see the Profile Picture option, this is not true with all Vizio Smart TV models and the issue mainly affects the users who have chosen Vizio Smart TV models that do not have a Profile Picture option.
After trying several options, I have found some steps through which you can switch between different Amazon Prime Video accounts on your Vizio TV in which the profile picture is not visible.
Steps to switch between Prime Video Profiles on Vizio TV
- Open the Amazon Prime Video app on your Vizio TV
- From the top, select the current Prime Video account
- Next, choose the account person name
- Next, you will see a header bar go to the gear icon on the far right
- If you choose that, you will have the option to sign out, and then you will be able to sign in with another account.
These steps make it easy to switch between Prime Video Profiles, though I am expecting that Amazon will make it better and change the UI so that the process becomes more intuitive.
Wrapping It Up
While the process of switching between multiple profiles in Vizio TV’s Amazon Prime App is not difficult, there are certain models where issues arise. I hope with the steps above, you will be able to easily rectify this.
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Kazhiko Kuro is the Founder of StreamingStash.com. Over a span of 8+ years, He has tested, researched, and written hundreds of articles and guides on how to fix common issues with TVs, streaming media players, streaming services, and related devices. See our Editorial Guidelines and Content Integrity.