Fire TV Stick Remote Not Working? Here's How to Fix It
Your Fire TV Stick remote is an essential part of your streaming experience. But what happens when it stops working? Don't worry, you're not alone. There are a few simple things you can do to fix a Fire TV Stick remote that's not working.
1. Check the batteries
The most common reason for a Fire TV Stick remote not working is low batteries. Make sure the batteries are inserted correctly and that they're not dead.
2. Reset the remote
If the batteries are fine, try resetting the remote. To do this, press and hold the Menu and Back buttons at the same time for 10 seconds. The LED light on the remote will flash red and then turn off. Once the LED light turns off, release the buttons.
3. Pair the remote with your Fire TV Stick
If the remote is still not working, try pairing it with your Fire TV Stick again. To do this, press and hold the Home button on the remote for 10 seconds. The LED light on the remote will flash blue. Once the LED light turns blue, release the button.
4. Update your Fire TV Stick software
If you're still having problems, try updating the software on your Fire TV Stick. To do this, go to Settings > System > Advanced > System Update. If there's an update available, follow the on-screen instructions to install it.
5. Contact Amazon customer support
If you've tried all of the above and your Fire TV Stick remote is still not working, contact Amazon customer support. They'll be able to help you troubleshoot the issue and, if necessary, send you a replacement remote.
Here are some additional tips to help you keep your Fire TV Stick remote working properly:
- Avoid pointing the remote at bright lights or reflective surfaces.
- Don't drop the remote.
- Keep the remote clean and free of dust.
- Replace the batteries every six months or so.
By following these tips, you can help ensure that your Fire TV Stick remote will continue to work for years to come.