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What is single sign-on for Amazon Fire TV?

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But entering those same credentials into countless TV apps is time consuming, repetitive and annoying, isn't it? Fortunately, there is a solution.!

It's called Single Sign-On for Fire TV. .

What is single sign-on for Amazon Fire TV?

Amazon introduced single sign-on in September 2017, but it was only available to a small subset of users. In late January 2018, the feature became available in the United States.

Allows your Fire TV device to remember your pay TV username and password and automatically enter them into most TV Everywhere apps. That includes apps like A&E, AMC, HGTV, CNN, Syfy, Bravo, Telemundo, The Cooking Channel, TNT, and the BBC.

The service will work with any cable TV company that supports single sign-on authentication through the Adobe Experience Cloud. That means all major country networks like Spectrum, DirecTV, Dish, Optimum and Verizon are supported.

The most obvious omission is Comcast Xfinity, although Amazon insists it is working to attract more providers.

Amazon users are rubbing their hands with excitement, but they know that the concept of single sign-on is nothing new in the industry. Both Apple and Roku have offered single sign-on for many months.

Single sign-on is available on Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, and Fire TV Edition..