However, in recent years we’ve seen how much impact Amazon can have on the market when they release something new. The same goes for their newly launched Firestick, which became one of the most popular streaming devices available today.
If you have a Firestick or are thinking about getting one in your home soon, you might ask yourself, “How do I pair my Firestick remote to my TV?” After all, it isn’t simple to pair a remote, so it functions with your television set.
This article will try to explain how to pair your remote with your Amazon Fire Stick using simple step-by-step instructions.
How to Pair Your Amazon Fire TV Stick Remote?
What is A Fire TV Stick?
At its core, the Amazon Firestick is a streaming device that allows you to stream video, music, and more directly to your TV. The device comes with a remote control that allows you to navigate it and its menus easily. Firestick is available in both a standard and a voice remote version.
Amazon also sells Fire TV Sticks that include built-in Alexa. The Firestick makes it easy to watch your favorite content by integrating with leading streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, and much more. It can also stream content from your computer, tablet, or smartphone.
With a Firestick, you can watch everything from sports to movies and everything in between. If you connect the device to your home network, you may also use it as a home media server and stream content from your computer.
Installing The Amazon Firestick Remote App
Before pairing your remote to your TV, you must ensure that the remote app is installed on your phone. To do this,
- Open up your Firestick and navigate to “Apps.”
2. Select “Apps & Games”> “Applications”> “Manage Installed Applications”> “Amazon”> “Amazon Remote.”
3. Follow the on-screen guide to install the app. Once the app is installed on your phone, you’ll be able to connect to your Firestick and take advantage of all its features.
Remember that the app will only work if your Firestick is set up and connected to the network.
To set up your Firestick, navigate to the “Apps” section and select “Amazon.”
Here, you will find various options that you can select to get your Firestick up and running.
Pairing Your Remote With Your Fire Stick
You can pair your remote to your Firestick using the following steps:
1. Turn your Firestick on.
2. Open the “Amazon Remote” app on your phone and tap the “Begin Setup” button.
3. Select the “Amazon Fire TV Remote” option from the list of available devices.
4. Your Firestick will now start to search for the remote. When the remote is found, your Firestick will vibrate.
5. Once the remote is found, you will be asked to confirm the connection. Confirm the connection by pressing the “Next” button on your Firestick remote.
6. Your Firestick will now be paired with the remote, working with your Firestick perfectly.
How To Connect Your Remote Using Bluetooth
To connect your remote to your Firestick using Bluetooth, you will first have to enable Bluetooth on your Firestick using the following steps:
1. Navigate to the “Apps” section and select “Amazon.”
2. Select “Bluetooth” and turn the feature on.
3. Your Firestick will now be able to discover nearby Bluetooth devices.
4. Open the “Amazon Remote” app on your phone and tap the “Begin Setup” button.
5. Select the “Amazon Fire TV Remote” option from the list of available devices.
6. Your phone will now start scanning for available Bluetooth devices.
7. Once your phone discovers your Firestick, select it from the list to “confirm” the connection.
8. Your Firestick will be paired with your phone, and the remote will work on your Firestick.
As you can see, pairing your remote with your Firestick is very easy. Simply follow the procedures mentioned above, and your remote will be connected in no time.
With your remote connections, you can take full advantage of all the features the Firestick offers and watch your favorite shows and movies easily.