Are you having problems with syncing your firestick remote to your TV and have the issue of no matter what button you press it just won’t seem to do anything well we have an easy to follow the guide below on this.
You will also find this works on other Amazon devices such as the Amazon Fire TV cube and the Amazon Fire TV.
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How To Pair The Amazon Firestick Remote
First and foremost make sure you have tested the batteries by putting new ones in your firestick remote to see if the batteries are the issue if it’s still not working its time to follow the below.
- Press and hold the home button for 20 seconds
- You will see the light on the remote start blinking at the top
- You will now see the light flash 3 times or the tv screen say “remote connected”
Now that was easy to do and will pair your remote with your amazon firestick or other amazon devices but we will explain what to do if you have a new remote or want to add a second remote to use with your firestick.
Check our guide on resetting your firestick without a controller in case you have lost the remote.
How To Sync A New Replacement Remote
If you have damaged or lost the original remote that came with your Amazon device and you have just ordered a new remote here is what you need to do to pair the remote.
- Switch off the power to the firestick or amazon device
- Wait 10 seconds
- Now plug the firestick back in so it goes back to the fire tv home screen
- Once back on press and hold the home button on the remote for 10 seconds
- You will see on the TV a message appears saying successfully paired.
If you have tried the above but it doesn’t seem to be working just make sure you are within 10 feet of the box and try again from step 4.
How To Sync A Second Firestick Remote
Now if you want 2 remotes to be synced at the same time on your amazon device this is what you must do below.
- Head over to settings on your firesticks home screen
- Select controllers and Bluetooth devices
- Now select amazon Fire tv remotes then choose to add new
- Press and hold the home button for 10 seconds on the second remote you want to pair
- You will see the new remote appear on screen so use the old remote to select it
- Now you will see successfully paired
If this guide has helped you to sync your existing remote or new remote to your firestick make sure to give it a share.