So you just got a new Kindle, Fire TV, or Echo device and need to register it to access all the great Amazon services? Don’t worry, I’ll walk you through how to easily set up and register your device using amazon.com/code.
What is Amazon Device Registration?
Amazon device registration links your device to your Amazon account so you can access Prime Video, Prime Music, Kindle books, and more. It also enables key features specific to each device model.
Here’s a quick overview of why registering is important:
- Kindles – Syncs your ebooks, documents, annotations, and reading progress across devices. Also gives access to Goodreads integration and Kindle FreeTime.
- Fire TV – Lets you watch Prime Video and use apps like Netflix, Hulu, HBO Max. Also enables Alexa voice controls.
- Echo Devices – Gives access to Alexa, shopping via voice commands, linking music streaming services like Spotify, custom device routines, and smart home device connectivity.
Pretty cool right? Let’s get into the step-by-step process.
How to Register Your Amazon Device
Registering takes just a few minutes. Follow these steps:
- Turn on your new device and have the registration code screen handy. This 5-6 character code will be displayed on-screen.
- On your computer or mobile browser, visit amazon.com/code.
- If you already have an Amazon account, sign in. Otherwise create a new account which takes just seconds.
- Enter the device registration code when prompted.
- Follow the instructions to link your Amazon account and register the device.
And that’s it! Your Amazon device will now be synced and ready access all your Amazon content and services. Pretty easy right?
Below I’ll go into more detail on how registration works for specific device types.
Registering a Kindle E-Reader
Once registered, your ebooks, highlights, notes, and furthest page read will by synced across all registered Kindle devices and reading apps. This lets you pick up right where you left off reading whether using your Kindle Oasis, Kindle Paperwhite, or Kindle app on your phone.
To get started reading:
- After registering, tap the top of the screen and select the Store menu.
- Browse the Kindle Store or manage your Amazon content library including Prime Reading if you have a Prime membership.
- Download a book then open it to start reading!
Registering an Amazon Fire TV
Registering your Amazon Fire TV Cube, Fire TV Stick, or Fire TV Edition smart TV enables the real magic – effortless access to thousands of movies, TV episodes, and apps.
After getting your device set up on your home Wi-Fi, registration links it to your account. This gives access to:
- Prime Video – Included with a Prime membership, enjoy Amazon Originals like The Boys plus movies like Top Gun: Maverick.
- Luna Cloud Gaming – Instantly play hit games like Control without needing to download or invest in expensive hardware.
- Netflix, Hulu, etc. – Easily browse and access all your favorite streaming apps.
- Alexa Voice Control – Use your voice to launch videos, adjust volume, control smart devices, and more.
With your Fire TV now registered, just say “Alexa, play The Lord of The Rings” to start watching!
Registering Alexa Echo Smart Speakers
Echo speakers like the Echo Dot give access to Alexa and smart home connectivity right from your countertop or nightstand.
Registration links your device allowing features like:
- Music streaming from Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music and others all accessible via voice commands. Just say “Alexa, play my Dinner Party playlist“.
- Smart home integration to voice control lights, A/C, security systems and more powered by WeMo, Philips Hue, Ring and 100+ others .
- Customizable routines to trigger multiple actions with one phrase. Say “Alexa, good morning” to turn on lights, read the weather, play a morning briefing and start the coffee maker!
- Premium Alexa skills like guided workouts or celebrity voice cameos on command
- Plus shopping, news updates, calendar management and more, all completely hands-free!
Registering Amazon Prime Student Account
If you or your kids are headed to college (or already enrolled), here are quick steps to score Prime Student and register devices:
- Visit amazon.com/joinstudent
- Provide name, birth date, email, and prove student status
- Create account and get 6 month free Prime trial
- Register Kindle or Fire tablet and enjoy access to Prime Reading, Music, Video and more!
Pretty great deal for just $6.49/month or $59/year after that. Peace of mind knowing textbooks, household supplies, and late night snacks can conveniently be delivered in just 2 days!
I hope this overview helps explain Amazon device registration using amazon.com/code and how it enables awesome features. Let me know if you have any other questions!