Pair Firestick Remote to TV With This Step By Step Guide

Connect your Firestick remote to your TV and troubleshoot common issues such as unresponsive buttons, TV pairing errors, signal interference, etc. Learn how to connect your remote to your TV in just a few easy steps furnished in this article.

by Hanishagopica

Updated Mar 28, 2024

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Pair Firestick Remote to TV With This Step By Step Guide
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Firestick Remote

The Firestick is a small remote that comes with an Amazon Fire TV stick. It lets you control all the functions of the Fire TV stick, such as navigating the menus, selecting the content, adjusting the settings, and much more. The Firestick remote gives you a simple and easy way to control your Fire TV stick, making your streaming experience even better.

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The best way to pair your Firestick is to pair the remote with your Firestick. Whether you need to pair a new one or replace a lost or broken remote, the process is simple and can be done in just a couple of steps. With the right pairing, you'll be able to use all the functions and features of your Fire stick without any hassle.

Nowadays, the most popular way to set up a Smart TV or non-smart TV is to use an Amazon Firestick multimedia device that turns your ordinary TV into a Smart TV that allows you to watch Netflix and Amazon Prime. However, you might find it difficult to find the right balance between the two devices' remotes. With one remote, you can turn the TV on and off, and switch between local channels on TV. With the other remote, you can control your smart device settings. For example, you can browse Netflix on an Amazon FireTV stick.

Steps to Pair 

Pairing your Fire TV Stick remote to your new TV is a breeze because you’ll be connecting it to the Fire TV Stick that came with it, or any other Amazon device. You won’t need to pair it directly to your new TV because the remote will be controlling the TV’s features through the Amazon device that’s connected to your TV via HDMI. This means you’ll never have to search for product codes again or go through the hassle of connecting a remote control to your TV like you did before.

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To pair the Fire Stick remote, restart the Fire Stick and place the remote in pairing mode while the Fire Stick is restarting. When the Fire Stick starts up again, the remote will be paired to the Fire Stick. Here are the steps to pair the Firestick remote to a TV.

  • Amazon Fire TV Stick should be connected to both a power supply and an HDMI input on your television.
  • Make sure the remote's batteries are new or in good condition.
  • Return the Fire Stick to the power source. Replace the batteries in the Fire Stick remote or install new batteries if the Fire Stick is a new remote.
  • To pair your Fire Stick, hold down the Home button and wait for the light on your remote to start blinking. When it does, let go of the Home button and let go of your Fire Stick. Wait until your Fire Stick loads the menu screen, then confirm that your remote has been paired successfully.
  • If this does not work then Power up your TV and go to the HDMI input of your Fire TV stick.
  • Hold down the home button on the Fire TV stick remote for 10 seconds, and you will see a blinking light on the corner of the remote that indicates it is pairing.
  • After a short time, the light will turn off and the pairing process will be complete.

Steps to Reset 

Sometimes there is a problem with the remote that is preventing it from pairing to the new TV. In other cases, the remote might be connected to the wrong TV device, and you can't unpair it to the new TV, making it hard to pair the remote again. The easiest way to do this is to reset your Fire TV remote and then start from the beginning again. Most of the time, the process to reset a Fire TV remote is the same.

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  • Unplug the Fire TV Stick. Wait a minute. Press and hold the left, right, and back buttons at the same time. Hold for 12 seconds.
  • Release the buttons and wait 5 more seconds and Unplug the remote's batteries and take it off.
  • Return your Fire TV Stick to the charging station and power it up. The device will inform you that there is no remote control selected. Put the batteries back into the remote.
  • To pair the remote, press and hold the Home button for 10 seconds.The remote will light up and pair after a few seconds.
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