How To Use Amazon Fire TV Stick

The Amazon Fire TV stick was developed by Amazon was launched in The USA in April 2014 and in India in the year 2017. This device is a set of digital media player And micro consoles. It is an HDMI plug-in Stick and can be used by connecting it to a high definition TV and streams video, audio content through the Internet. Fire TV stick has 8GB internal storage and supports 1080 and 4K video  Dolby digital plus 7.1 surround sound. It can be controlled with Alexa Via Amazon Echo smart speakers. This comes in a box containing a USB cable to connect the adapter to the stick, an adapter, Amazon TV stick. It gives competition to Roku, Apple TV, and Chromecast.

Amazon Fire TV stick also helps us to convert our regular TV into smart TV will stop you can view major TV apps like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar, Apple TV, YouTube, Zee 5, Sony live, and Voot, and many more. You can even play games on Amazon Fire TV stick like Mahjong, Basketball  Hoop Toss, or Volleyball 3D by just clicking on apps and then on Games on the main menu. This device is portable and can be carried anywhere you travel around the world.

Procedure on How To Setup The Amazon Fire TV Stick:

  1. First of all, you need to plug in the USB micro cable into the power adapter.

  2. Then plug in the other end of the USB micro cable into the fire TV stick.

  3. You need to plug the fire TV stick into an HDMI port in your TV and also place the AAA size batteries provided in the remote.

  4. Press the Home button on your remote and press Play /Pause.

  5. Select the language of your preference and enter.

  6. Then select your Wi-Fi network connectivity and then enter your Wi-Fi password and select connect.

  7. Select if you want to Register or create an account on Amazon.

  8. Then you need to enter your login credentials like login ID and password and click on Next.

  9. If you have selected to Create Account then you need to provide your email address or mobile number and setup a password and confirm it.

  10. You need to enter the password and Sign In. You can even enable the 2-factor authentication On Amazon And then you get her confirmation code or an OTP on your mobile number and you have to enter it.

  11. Then you need to confirm your account and then That’s signed in.

  12. Select yes or no to save your login credentials and Wi-Fi network password with Amazon.

  13. You can even choose to sign up for prime or decline it.

  14. Choose either to set up parental control or not.

  15. You can choose apps to walk through Amazon’s app downloads onboarding or click no thanks to skip past. Select the services you want and then right to select the TV channel apps and then click right to the sports app and then click right to the featured apps.

  16. After selecting the features services you want you can click play to proceed and then Click download apps. You have set up your fire TV stick.

Amazon has also rolled out text banner features for people with vision impairment which once enabled will tell what section of the screen is highlighted or selected. It can be enabled by:

  • Opening the settings And Accessibility àselect text banner.

The Amazon Fire TV stick also comes with an Alexa remote which allows us to perform voice commands. It helps us to play, pause, rewind, and Fast forward and jeopardy game an even see weather forecast with our voice.

One drive installs apps on their fire TV stick easily through Alexa. To install apps you need to follow these steps:

  • by holding down the microphone button On the remote say, “Alexa, search for the(Specific app name)” And then select the result you want to open.
  • Click on get and then open And now you have installed an app.
  • Launch the app on your screen and then Enter the login ID and password if required now you can begin watching your favorite content.

You can even use your smartphone as remote through the following steps :

  • You need to connect your phone to the same Wi-Fi network as the Amazon Fire TV stick and then open The fire TV app on your phone.
  • Then you need to select the device and then follow on-screen prompt and use the screens navigation, keyboard, other many options to control the fire stick TV.

Also Read: How to Use WiFi Calling (Everything About Wi-Fi Calling)

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Priya Kumari Jha is a college student pursuing BSc. She aims to be a Marine Microbiologist and is working on her way to achieve it.

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