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How to Reset an Amazon Fire TV Stick Remote


If you are having issues with the remote that comes with your Amazon Fire TV Stick, it is in your best interest to reset the remote so that you can attempt to address the issues that you are having. This will allow you to try to fix the issues that you are having with the remote. Despite the fact that the process to reset your device is individual to the model you own, we will guide you through the process for the Fire TV Stick remotes that are the most popular.

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How to Reset the Basic Edition Fire TV Stick Remote

The steps below detail how to reset the Basic Edition remote, which can be identified by its appearance and may be found below.

  1. Keep your finger on the Home button as you press and hold the Menu button (it looks like three horizontal lines), and then release the Home button.
  2. After releasing the Home button, nine times should be spent pressing the Menu button.
  3. Take remove the batteries from your remote control.
  4. Turn off your Fire TV Stick and wait one minute before plugging it back in.
  5. Replace the batteries in your remote control, and then power on your Amazon Fire TV Stick.
  6. Press and hold down the Home button on your remote control for a total of forty seconds when the home screen of your Fire TV Stick begins to load.
  7. The configuration will be finished in one minute.

How to Reset the 1st Generation Fire TV Stick Remote

You can still reset the Fire TV Stick of the first generation by following the instructions below, even if the Power and Volume buttons are missing from the remote control.

  1. After waiting for one minute, you need to unplug the power cord that is connected to your Fire TV Stick.
  2. To programme your remote, press and hold down the Left and Menu buttons on it simultaneously for the next 12 seconds. This will allow you to programme the remote.
  3. Remove your finger from each button, and then wait until the count of five has passed.
  4. Remove the batteries from your remote control and set it aside.
  5. Wait one minute after you have attached the power cord to your Fire TV Stick in order to turn the device on. Once the device has turned on, you can remove the cord.
  6. Remove the batteries from inside your remote control and replace them with new ones.
  7. Simply pressing the Home button on the remote will take you to the home screen.

How to Reset the 2nd and 3rd Generation, Voice Remote Lite, Smart TV Remote, and Soundbar Remote

If the remote that came with your Fire TV Stick doesn’t look like the ones pictured above, you probably have either a 2nd or 3rd generation model, a Voice Remote Lite, a Smart TV Remote, or a Soundbar remote. In this instance, you need to reset your remote by following these steps.

There is a possibility that the arrangement of the remote will be somewhat different, but the keys will be the same.

  1. After waiting for one minute, you should disconnect the power cord from your Fire TV Stick.
  2. To change the channel, use your remote control and simultaneously press and hold down the Left, Menu, and Back buttons for a full 12 seconds.
  3. Release your grip on the buttons and wait for a count of five.
  4. Take the batteries out of your remote control.
  5. After you have plugged in the power cord for your Fire TV Stick, turn the device on. After that, wait a minute and a half.
  6. Replace the batteries in your remote control.
  7. To access your home screen, press the Home button on your remote.

The end, as they say. Your Fire TV Stick device’s remote has been reprogrammed and re-paired with itself. Enjoy!