Is the Amazon Fire Stick Remote not working? Read this post till the end for the full solution.
The Amazon Fire Tv is a powerful streaming device that allows users to watch their favorite content on various online platforms like Amazon Prime, Netflix, STARZ, etc. It is used to increase or add new features on a smart LED/LCD TV so that you can enjoy all the latest shows and videos on a big screen.
It is a popular media streaming device that has a shape like a large-sized Pendrive. You can plug it into the TV HDMI port and give all access to the latest movies, shows, and video games. It comes with a remote to access all this entertainment.
It is a reliable device, but many users who have bought or used it complain that the remote is not working correctly or is disconnecting many times without any reason. Today, this guide will tell you how to fix Amazon Fire Stick remote not working issues.
Well, there are a lot of reasons why the remote is not working, but don’t worry; the Android portal team is here to fix all the issues. Let’s grab the remote in your hands and try to follow our fixes in the sections below.
Guide To Fix Amazon Fire Stick Remote Not Working Issues
Check the Amazon Fire Stick Remote Battery
The Amazon Fire Stick remote is not working correctly because of a weak battery and dead cells. Sometimes the remote fails to work if you are continually using the remote for several hours.
To fix this problem, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Remove the battery from the remote.
Step 2: Open the new pack of batteries and install them in the remote.
Step 3: Check the remote if it is working or not.
Amazon Fire Stick Remote Not Connecting
When you first set up a firestick device to the TV, there may be a chance that due to some issues, the remote can’t connect. If the firestick and the TV are paired only, then the remote works well with the TV.
Here are the steps to pair a Firestick remote with the TV.
Step 1: Plugin “Amazon Fire Stick” into the “HDMI” port of the TV.
Step 2: Switch on both “Firestick and TV.”
Step 3: Use your TV remote to select the HDMI option out of several options. Now when it is ready to pair, hold down the ‘Home Button on the remote for a few seconds until you hear a beep sound or it shows that the firestick is paired.
Step 4: This will pair it, and it will start working.
Check the remote. If it doesn’t work again, hold the home button and try to reconnect it. It may take several attempts for a successful pairing.
Distance Or Range Problems
There is always a straight line between the remote and the TV. As both Firestick and Fire TV remotely connect with the Bluetooth device, there may be many hurdles between them. Bluetooth devices offer a range of up to 30 feet, but a lot of obstacles reduce their range. To fix this problem, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Move your remote closer to the TV as much as you can.
Step 2: If there are any obstacles and hurdles between the remote and the TV, remove it.
Step 3: If the remote works very close to the TV, use the Firestick extension dongle for reliable connections.
Check The Compatibility Of the Amazon Fire Stick Remote
If you are purchasing a brand new Fire Stick remote and are not able to pair it with the TV or face any issues while pairing, then it’s clear that there may be compatibility issues.
Try Using the Fire TV Remote App
Android and iPhone users can use the phone as a Fire TV remote. Just go to the Google Play Store and download the Fire TV app.
Connect it and use your phone as a remote.
If you have tried all the above methods but failed, replacing the Fire TV remote with the new one is the last option.
Maybe the current remote you are using is defective or damaged; that’s why it is unable to catch the signals. A better solution is to repair it or replace it. You can check out the below options to replace your Firestick remote.
Firestick buttons are not working
Ensure that your remote is properly paired with the firestick. If it’s not paired properly, your remote buttons may not work properly.
You just need to press and hold the Home button on the remote for a few seconds to pair your remote with Firestick.
If you are not able to pair it, you can follow the next steps to reset your Firestick remote and pair it again.
So, those are the quick fixes for Amazon Fire Stick Remote problems, which are not working issues. We hope the above solution helps you in fixing all of the problems.
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