Amazon Fire TV remote is simple and effective for everyday use Pair Firestick Remote to Tv and it does work perfectly on smart tv. I’ve had mine for some times now and aside from a few remote control issues, I’ve never been disappointed. This tutorial will show you how to fix your Fire Stick remote if it stops working for your device.
The few problems I have seen and heard are related to the FireStick TV Remote control is either the connection is broken, or it does not respond, or it simply refuses to work. The following ways will solve the issues once and for all.
How to Fix your FireStick TV Remote
There are a number of things that can go wrong with the Amazon Fire TV remote. So there is little you can do before you replace it. Amazon sells them for little money, but there are a few things you can try first.
Follow all the steps below
1. Try Amazon Fire TV Remote app
If we cannot turn the Fire TV off and on again, we will check whether the Fire TV or the remote control does not respond to your Smart Tv. Enable the Amazon Fire TV Remote app on your phone and use it to control Fire TV. Make sure that Bluetooth is activated on your phone and use it as a remote control. If the Fire TV responds, the remote is probably the issue which may be a bug. If it doesn’t respond, the Fire TV needs to be repaired.
2. Check the Batteries
Replace the batteries if the remote control behaves erratically or does not respond. It’s an obvious step, but the number of people who don’t think about it would surprise you. So the main thing is to replace the batteries in the Fire Stick remote control to see if that solves the problem or not. Check that the batteries are not emitting chemicals when the batteries are empty and make sure that the contacts on the remote control are clean.
3. Restart The Firestick device
If your Amazon Fire TV is still in good standing, a factory reset will only reconnect to your Amazon account. If you have loaded other software such as Kodi or other applications, you will lose them. In this case, you can finish this step for the last time. If you’re using a Fire Stick series, try this.
- Choose Settings in the app.
- Select System and then Reset factory settings.
- Click Reset to confirm.
- The reset process can take up to ten minutes, so patience is required to complete the process.
- After the restart, your Fire TV Stick was restored to its original state with new software. Try again to see if it works.
4. Pair Firestick Remote to Tv
The original remote control that came with Fire TV should already be paired, but something may have happened that prevented one from recognizing the other. In this case, or if you want to replace the remote control, you can pair Firestick Remote to Tv so they connect to each other and do what you need to do. This only works if there is still power life on your remote control.
- Turn on the Fire TV Stick and your TV.
- Press and hold the start button on the remote control for about 10 seconds.
Pair Firestick Remote to Tv should work at the first trial, If you are sure your remote control works and you have tried these other solutions, try this pairing again to be sure. If the fire tv remote works partially, you can check what is paired under Settings and Bluetooth devices and drivers. You can check the pairing settings even if the remote does not work with the Amazon Fire TV Remote app on your phone.