Is your Amazon Fire Stick Remote Not Working ? If your answer to this question is Yes then you’re definitely in the right spot. Here, we will be looking at reasons as well as solutions to your Amazon Fire Stick Remote problems and hopefully, by the end of this article, you would know where the issue is from and how to fix it.
Change The Remote Batteries
If your Amazon TV Remote isn’t working then the first place to look is the battery. The Amazon TV remote are power-hungry and only take a few weeks to run down its batteries. First, it starts by showing symptoms like occasionally not working when your press a button and later working normally before it’s completely stops working. When that happens, the next thing to do is to replace the dead batteries. This is mostly the cause of most Amazon fire stick TV remote not working. Once you change its batteries, I’m confident it’ll started working again. If it doesn’t then you can try the next method.
Is your Remote Connected to your Fire Stick ?
The amazon fire stick remote that come in the box come pre-Connected to the fire stick so you don’t have to connect it yourself. However, if your old one gets damaged and your purchase a new one you’ll have to connect it to your fire stick before you can use to operate it. To do that, you’ll have make sure your fire stick is plugged in to your TV and both the fire stick and your TV are turned On.
Next, Press and Hold the home button (The button with the Home Icon) for about 10 seconds to pair the remote to your fire stick. Once it pairs successfully, you can now control your fire stick with the remote.
Your fire stick Remote might be damaged which might be the reason why it isn’t working. If this is the case, then you’ll have to get a new remote. Another reason that might be causing the fire stick Remote not to work might be because Compatibility issues. If you’re using the Remote that came with the fire stick then this doesn’t apply to you. However, if you’ve bought a replacement then you might have bought an incompatible Remote and will need to buy another Remote or perhaps return the incompatible one for a replacement.
If After trying all these and your amazon fire stick Remote still isn’t working then you might want to download the remote app from the Google play store for Android devices and Apple App Store for iOS devices. The app allows you to use your Smartphone to control your fire stick like the Remote. Just make sure that the fire stick and your Smartphone are both Connected to the same Wi-Fi network and you’re good to go.
Hopefully, the Amazon Fire Stick TV Remote Not Working is now a thing of the past. Do let us know if any of the above Methods helped you fix the problem.