How to Cancel Amazon Prime Video: An Entrepreneur‘s Guide

As a fellow entrepreneur, I know how valuable our time is. So when a business service no longer fits our needs, we want to swiftly cancel and move on.

Amazon Prime Video is a top streaming platform for entrepreneurs. But there may come a point where you need to cancel it.

In this detailed guide, I‘ll leverage my own experiences as a Prime member to help you seamlessly:

  • Cancel your Prime Video subscription
  • Understand key cancellation policies
  • Compare Prime to leading alternatives
  • Save money without missing a beat

Let‘s get started.

Step-by-Step Guide to Cancellation

Canceling your Prime Video membership is a quick and straightforward process in Account Settings:

  1. Visit Amazon Prime membership page
  2. Click "End membership" beside Prime Video (screenshot)
  3. Select cancel reason (optional)
  4. Click "Continue to cancel" then "Finish cancellation"

And that‘s it! Your subscription will terminate at the end of the current billing date.

Below I‘ve included screenshots visualizing every step:


With clear images accompanying each instruction, you can cancel confidently.

What Happens After Cancellation

Once you cancel Prime Video, here is what you can expect:

  • Access: You‘ll have access until the end of current billing cycle
  • Content: Downloads and watchlists will be removed
  • Changing Your Mind: You can restart membership anytime

So if you have any Prime videos saved offline, be sure to watch them before the next billing date.

Key Cancellation Policies

Understanding Prime‘s cancellation policies prepares you to make an informed choice:

Policy Details
  • Full refund if canceled within 3 days of signing up
  • Prorated refund based on remaining billing cycle days (monthly plan)
  • No refunds for unused months (annual plan)
Pausing Account Can‘t temporarily pause – only fully cancel
Reactivation Can restart membership immediately if you return

Reviewing this table, you see refund options depend on your original subscription plan.

Prime Video vs. The Alternatives

Prime Video stands out with originals like The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, but competitors are catching up. Here‘s how Prime compares:

Service Monthly Price # TV Shows # Movies Offline Download
Prime Video $9 2,100+ 5,000+ Yes
Netflix $10 1,500+ 4,000+ Yes
Hulu $7 2,500+ 2,500+ No
Disney+ $8 500+ 750+ Yes

As you can see, Prime holds its own against top competitors, with one of the largest TV catalogs. But depending on your preferences for originals or downloads, alternatives like Netflix and Disney+ also offer strong value.

Choosing the best service comes down to comparing content and features against the monthly costs to find the optimal balance for your needs and budget.

Ready to Take Control and Cancel?

Like any entrepreneur, I understand wanting complete control over what services you pay for. At some stage, Prime Video may no longer make the cut.

Canceling is fast and straightforward. Just arm yourself with the right information using this guide. Understanding policies around reactivation and refunds means you can make the best data-driven decision for your business.

Now you have all the tools you need to cancel Prime with confidence. Feel free to reach out with any other questions!