The Amazon Firestick is the most accessible way to watch live TV, movies, and other on-demand material from a variety of sources. To access device functions and move between streaming apps or titles, the Firestick remote is an essential and convenient tool. The latest Firestick model includes an Alexa voice remote that can be used to search for, install, restart, and reset apps, among other things. You may even control media playbacks using only your voice. To use a remote with the Firestick, you must first pair it with your Firestick device. There are many ways to pair the Firestick remote, and we’ll go over the best ones below.
How to Pair / Unpair Firestick Remote [Simple Guide]
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Pair New Remote with Firestick
When setting up a Firestick for the first time, the first step is to pair a remote. Follow the steps outlined below.
1: To start, turn on both your Firestick and your tv.
2: A stick of firestick On the TV screen, the home screen will show. Take the batteries out of the new Firestick remote and put them in.
3: Press the Power button, and the remote will pair with your Firestick automatically.
4: If the remote does not pair automatically, press and hold the home button for 15-20 seconds on the remote.
5: Once the remote is linked, a prompt with the words Remote pairing is successful will show on the screen.
6: If you have any problems pairing your remote or your Firestick remote won’t pair, turn off and on your Firestick and repeat the process.
Pair Additional / Secondary Remote with the Firestick
You can pair a secondary remote with Firestick to execute its function in addition to the primary remote. With a Firestick, you can pair up to 7 remotes. You’ll need to unpair a remote to add a new one once you’ve reached the limit.
1: Turn on your Firestick and go to the home screen.
2: Go to the top of the screen and select the Settings menu.
3: Select the Controller & Bluetooth Devices option from the Settings menu.
4: Select Amazon Fire TV Remote from the check menu, and your Firestick will begin looking for available remotes.
5: On your new remote, press and hold the Home button for 10 seconds.
6: Once the new remote has been located, the New remote name will display in the search list; use the existing remote to choose the New remote name.
7: It will instantly display a notification indicating that the new remote has been successfully paired.
To pair a second remote with your Firestick, follow the same steps.
Use your Smartphone as a Firestick Remote
You can use the Amazon Fire TV app as a remote instead of the real Firestick remote to choose between options. The Amazon Fire TV mobile app is available on the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. This app will work in the same way as the original remote.
1: First, make sure your smartphone (Android or iOS) is linked to the same WiFi network as the Firestick.
2: Go to the Google Play Store or the App Store and look for the Amazon Fire TV app.
3: From the search results, select the app and tap it.
4: On the next screen, tap the Install or Get option to get the app description.
5: When the installation is complete, select Open to begin using the app.
6: You must now sign in to the app with the same Amazon account credentials that you used to sign in to the Firestick.
7: Finally, enter the 4-digit code that appears on your Firestick. It starts pairing right away.
8: The Firestick Remote app buttons appear on the App screen once it has been linked.
9: Your Smartphone will now operate as a Firestick Remote, allowing you to control your Firestick from anywhere.
When the Firestick connected remote is misplaced or no longer functions, the Amazon Fire TV app comes in handy. Until you obtain a new remote, you can use your smartphone as a Firestick remote.
How to Unpair Firestick Remote?
If you’re using a single remote with one Firestick device, you won’t be able to unpair it. But, if you have another Fire device and want to pair this remote with that device, you can do so.
You can unpair a remote if you’re using multiple remotes with the same Firestick. Follow these steps to do so.
1: Go to the Firestick’s home screen and choose the Settings option.
2: Next, choose Controller & Bluetooth Devices from the check menu.
3: Choose Amazon Fire TV Remotes from the drop-down menu.
4: After that, choose Firestick Remote you want to unpair.
5: On the remote, press the Menu (three-line button) (not with the one you want to unpair).
6: On the remote, press the Select button.
Note: You can also press and hold the Menu button, Back button, and Home button simultaneously for 15 seconds to unpair the remote device from your Firestick. (This should be done after the fourth step.)
In most cases, the Firestick remote will be automatically paired with your Firestick. If an issue occurs, simply follow the following instructions to pair or unpair your Firestick remote app. Leave a comment below if you have any questions. Follow techoweb on Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date on the latest articles.