How To Activate a Firestick Remote
What is Firestick Remote?
Firestick Remote Control allows you to control your fire TV directly from iPhone/iPad using intuitive swipe based touch controls. Just connect an iPhone and TV or a media player to the same Wi-Fi network and you will be able to control it using this mobile app.
How To Activate a Firestick Remote
- Hold down the Home button on your Firestick remote for 10 seconds.
- You’ll then see a blue light on your remote flash a few times or, there will be an on-screen confirmation message that your remote has been paired.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get my Fire Stick to recognize my remote?
Try to reset your Fire TV remote. Orange – The remote isn’t paired with your Fire TV. Restart your Fire TV device and wait until “Cannot detect your remote” appears on-screen. Then, pair your Fire TV remote again by pressing and holding the Home button on the remote for 10 seconds.
How do I activate my fire TV stick?
Plug the Fire TV Stick into your TV’s HDMI port and then power it on by plugging the included power adapter into a wall outlet. Put batteries in your Fire TV Stick’s remote. Follow the on-screen instructions to set up your Fire TV Stick.
Why is my Fire Stick remote not working?
The most common reason that Fire Stick remotes stop working is the batteries. Before replacing them, check that the batteries are installed correctly. Pair the remote with your Fire Stick or Fire TV. Sometimes, the remote unpairs with the streaming device even if you didn’t intentionally do that.
Do you have to pay to activate Firestick?
Essentially, no. There is no monthly cost to use an Amazon Fire Stick.
How do I force my Fire Stick remote to pair?
To pair an unresponsive Amazon Fire TV Stick remote, press and hold the Home button for 10 seconds or until the light at the top of your remote starts blinking rapidly. You will see an on-screen message or the light on your remote will flash blue three times when it has been paired.
How do I fix my remote not responding?
Before trying any troubleshooting, we recommend you try resetting the remote control:
- Remove the batteries from the remote control. …
- On the remote control, press the Power button for three seconds.
- Reinsert the batteries, making sure they are inserted with the correct polarity (-/+), then see if the issue is resolved.
Can I connect my phone to TV with Fire Stick?
Ensure that your Android smartphone or tablet is connected to the same Wi-Fi network as the Fire Stick. Open Settings and select Connected devices. Select Cast. If your Fire TV Stick is visible on the list of devices, tap it to begin casting.
How long does a Fire Stick take to set up?
Wait while the software updates and the Fire TV stick initializes. This could take 3 to 5 minutes. When prompted, accept the default registration information (or you can opt to use a different Amazon account). Choose Yes to let Amazon save your Wi-Fi password.
Why won’t my Fire TV remote connect to my TV?
Replace the batteries in your remote. For best performance, alkaline batteries are recommended. Move your remote closer to your Fire TV device, within 10 feet (3 m). Restart your Fire TV by unplugging the device or going to Settings.
Can I use another remote for my Fire Stick?
Your Fire Stick can remember up to seven remotes at the same time, including third party remotes. If you have access to your original remote, and it still works, you can pair an additional Fire Stick remote through the settings menus. If you’ve lost your original remote, you can still use this process.