Amazon has stepped foot into the streaming market with a new and innovative device, which the company has named Fire TV. An incredible device with an intuitive interface, Amazon Fire TV became an instant hit among the users.

Amazon Fire TV is designed to work with modern HD digital TV and not the old, bulky analog TVs. In order to access Amazon Fire TV, you will have to connect the device to your TV using an HDMI cable. If your TV doesn’t have an HDMI port, then you will have to buy a set-top box that is compatible with old-school analog TVs or get a new TV that is packed with all the latest features and functionalities.

With Amazon Fire TV installed into your TV, you get a direct entry into the world of Amazon, i.e., you can buy movies, TV shows, and music through Amazon.com. With Amazon tapping every major entertainment niche, the operation of Amazon Fire TV becomes more and more promising.

Amazon has launched several models of Amazon Fire TVs and Fire TV Sticks until now.

  1. Amazon Fire TV (1st Generation)
  2. Amazon Fire TV (2nd Generation)
  3. Amazon Fire TV (3rd Generation)
  4. Amazon Fire TV Stick (1st Generation)
  5. Amazon Fire TV Stick (2nd Generation)
  6. Amazon Fire TV Cube

Amazon Fire TV Setup

To begin streaming your favorite shows and movies via Amazon Fire TV, you must first know how to set up the device.

Things You Need for Amazon Fire TV Setup

  1. Compatible TV: If your TV is not compatible with Amazon Fire TV, i.e., if it doesn’t have an HDMI input, then you won’t be able to use Fire TV. The TV must also be HD or Ultra-HD as normal analog TV won’t work with Amazon Fire TV.
  2. HDMI Cable: In order to connect your Fire TV with the TV, you will require an HDMI cable, which is included for Fire TV (3rd Generation), but not in previous models.
  3. Internet Connection: A proper working internet connection is a must in order to operate Amazon Fire TV because its functionality is premised upon the internet connection, so without it, the device won’t work.
  4. Amazon Account: Register your Amazon Fire TV to your Amazon account in order to ensure that you can access your content along with the latest features, functionality, and software that are added to Fire TV. If you don’t have an Amazon account, then you can easily create one.

How to Setup Amazon Fire TV?

To set up your Fire TV, follow below-mentioned steps:

  1. Connect power adapter: Connect the power adapter that is included in the product box into the ‘Power’ port on the back of your Amazon Fire TV followed by plugging the other end of the adapter into the power outlet.
  2. Connect to TV: Plug one end of the HDMI cable into the HDMI port that is given at the back of your Fire TV followed by plugging another end into the available HDMI port on the TV. If you are using Fire TV 3rd Generation, then you don’t have to perform this step, as it has got an in-built HDMI cable. You need to make sure as to which HDMI port you have inserted the HDMI cable because the same input needs to be selected on the TV.
  3. Select the input channel for your Fire TV: Turn on your TV followed by selecting the input channel for the HDMI port that you have used to connect Amazon Fire TV. Then, you are going to see a loading screen appearing on the screen along with the Amazon Fire TV logo.
  4. Setup your Fire TV remote: Insert the included batteries into the battery compartment of the remote.
    1. Make sure that the batteries are properly inserted in the battery compartment of the remote.
    2. Batteries that are used in the remote are AAA batteries.
    3. Close the cover to the battery compartment and begin using the remote.
  5. Pair your Fire TV remote: Once you have inserted the batteries into the remote, the pairing between your remote and Fire TV will take place automatically. If your remote doesn’t pair right away, then you can press and hold ‘Home’ button for up to 10 seconds in order to send it to ‘Discovery Mode’ so that the pairing process can be completed.
  6. Connect to the Internet: Go through the on-screen instructions to connect your Amazon Fire TV to the internet, which you can by using a wired or wireless connection. When you set up Amazon Fire TV for the first time, you can select ‘Save Wi-Fi Passwords to Amazon’ option, as this will allow you to upload the password of your wireless network with Amazon in a secure way.
  7. Register your device: You can go through the on-screen instructions to register your Fire TV to your Amazon Fire account.
  8. Get Started: After the setup process is completed, you will see a ‘Welcome’ video showing tips on how to use your Fire TV. If you wish to set up parental controls or sign up for Amazon Prime service, then that is quite easily possible. To access any Amazon service, you can use Amazon Fire TV login credentials as those are exactly same.

Register or Deregister your Amazon Fire TV

By registering your Amazon Fire TV to Amazon account, you can easily access and manage your content. Moreover, it also ensures that your Amazon Fire TV has a direct access to the most recent software and features available.

If you are setting up the device for the first time, then you can find the on-screen instructions on how to easily register your Fire TV by entering information related to Amazon account.

It is also possible for you to view or change your Amazon Fire TV account from settings:

  1. Select ‘Settings’ from the Amazon Fire TV menu.
  2. Go to the option named ‘My Account’.
  3. Register your device:
    1. In case your device isn’t registered, then you will have to select ‘Register’ option, which you can see on the screen. Select ‘Register’ followed by entering details of your Amazon account when prompted.
  4. Deregister your Amazon Fire TV:
    1. If your Amazon Fire TV is currently registered, then the name associated with your account will display in this section. You can select it after which, you will see an option named ‘Deregister’ that you need to select in order to connect your device to a different Amazon account.
    2. Once you deregister, you will see a prompt to register again by entering the necessary Amazon account information.
    3. If you have received your Amazon Fire TV as a gift, then it may have to be deregistered if the person who sent the gift didn’t select ‘this is a gift’ at checkout. After the device has been de-registered, you can easily register the device to your Amazon account using aforementioned information.

Amazon Fire TV Stick Setup

To begin streaming your favorite shows and movies via Amazon Fire TV, you must first know how to set up the device.

Things You Need for Amazon Fire TV Stick Setup

  1. Compatible TV: If your TV is not compatible with Amazon Fire TV, i.e., if it doesn’t have an HDMI input, then you won’t be able to use Fire TV. The TV must also be HD or Ultra-HD as normal analog TV won’t work with Amazon Fire TV.
  2. Internet Connection: A proper working internet connection is a must in order to operate Amazon Fire TV because its functionality is premised upon the internet connection, so without it, the device won’t work.
  3. Amazon Account: Register your Amazon Fire TV to your Amazon account in order to ensure that you can access your content along with the latest features, functionality, and software that are added to Fire TV. If you don’t have an Amazon account, then you can easily know the steps for the Amazon Fire Stick account setup by calling at Amazon Fire Stick support.

How to Setup Amazon Fire TV Stick?

To set up your Fire TV, follow below-mentioned steps:

  1. Connect power adapter: Connect the small end of the USB power cord into the micro-USB port on Amazon Fire TV Stick followed by plugging the other end of the adapter into the power outlet.
  2. Connect to TV: Plug your Amazon Fire TV Stick into the HDMI port that is given at the back of your Fire TV followed by plugging another end into the available HDMI port on the TV. It is recommended to use the included HDMI adapter or extender in order to make sure that Amazon Fire TV Stick properly fits into your TV. For any assistance, please refer to Amazon device support Fire Stick.
  3. Select the input channel for your Fire TV: Turn on your TV followed by selecting the input channel for the HDMI port that you have used to connect Amazon Fire TV Stick. Then, you are going to see a loading screen appearing on the screen along with the Amazon Fire TV logo.
  4. Setup your Fire TV Stick remote: Insert the included batteries into the battery compartment of the remote.
    1. Make sure that the batteries are properly inserted in the battery compartment of the remote.
    2. Batteries that are used in the remote are AAA batteries.
    3. Close the cover to the battery compartment and begin using the remote.
  5. Pair your Fire TV remote: Once you have inserted the batteries into the remote, the pairing between your remote and Fire TV will take place automatically. If your remote doesn’t pair right away, then you can press and hold ‘Home’ button for up to 10 seconds in order to send it to ‘Discovery Mode’ so that the pairing process can be completed. If you come across any issue while pairing your Fire TV Stick with its remote, then you can take Amazon Fire Stick help from experts.
  6. Connect to the Internet: Go through the on-screen instructions to connect your Amazon Fire TV Stick to the internet, via a wireless connection. When you set up Amazon Fire TV for the first time, you can select ‘Save Wi-Fi Passwords to Amazon’ option, as this will allow you to upload the password of your wireless network with Amazon in a secure way.
  7. Register your device: You can go through the on-screen instructions to register your Fire TV to your Amazon Fire account.
  8. Get Started: After the setup process is completed, you will see a ‘Welcome’ video showing tips on how to use your Fire TV. If you wish to set up parental controls or sign up for Amazon Prime service, then that is quite easily possible. Go to www Amazon com account Fire Stick, to begin with using your device in a proper manner.

If you are looking for steps on how to setup Amazon Fire Stick Jailbroken, then it is exactly the same as mentioned above. If you come across any problem while setting up your Amazon Fire TV Stick, then you can call at Amazon Fire Stick tech support phone number.

The process of setting up the Amazon Fire TV Cube is also the same as that of Amazon Fire TV, so you can follow the steps mentioned above in order to set up Fire TV Cube. If you come across any issue, then you can get in touch with Amazon Fire TV support.

Common Issues in Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick that could halt the functioning of both devices:

  1. Amazon Fire TV not working.
  2. Unable to connect Amazon Fire TV to the internet.
  3. Can’t connect Amazon Fire TV to the Television.
  4. Can’t see anything on the TV, as the only video is available.
  5. Seeing a blank screen on the TV while streaming content through Fire TV.
  6. Unable to access Fire TV with Amazon account.
  7. Amazon Prime Service has stopped working.
  8. Certain channels not working in Amazon Fire TV.
  9. Forgot Amazon account related details.
  10. Amazon Fire TV not charging.
  11. Unable to operate Fire TV through Fire TV remote.
  12. Amazon Fire TV Stick not detected by the TV.
  13. Amazon Fire TV Stick not getting charged up.
  14. Unable to perform Fire Stick WiFi setup.
  15. Unable to get into Fire Stick account despite entering Amazon Fire Stick login ID.
  16. Can’t find the right Amazon Fire Stick setup instructions.
  17. Can’t find the right Amazon Fire Stick activation code.
  18. Problems in setting up Amazon Fire TV Cube.
  19. Alexa is not working in Fire TV Cube.
  20. Unable to connect Fire TV Cube to the internet.

For all the above-mentioned problems and the ones that aren’t mentioned above, you can get the best support by calling at Amazon Fire Stick help number. Whether you are dealing with Amazon Fire Stick setup problems or Fire TV internet problems, there is always a help facility available to provide you the best assistance. Issues befalling Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick are best handled when you get the consultation of an expert, so don’t shy away from taking help of a professional help and support providers.