Nowadays, Firestick remotes come with the Alexa voice control to navigate Firestick simply using voice commands. When you press the microphone button on the Firestick remote, a blue light will start flashing on your Firestick remote. But you could see a solid blue color if Alexa is listening to your voice command. This is because the light on the Firestick remote means the microphone button is pressed, and Alexa is waiting for your voice command. But sometimes, the blue light on the Firestick remote will flash continuously, even if you didn’t press the microphone button. Anyways, you could try to stop the blue light on your Amazon Firestick.

Lights on Firestick Remote

Here are the different color light flashes and their meaning.

  • Blue light blinks three times – Indicating successful pairing.
  • Amber light blinking slowly – Indicates that the device has not been paired.
  • Red light glowing – Indicates low battery
  • Flashing orange light / Amber light – Indicates remote is ready for pairing.

Why Do I See Blue Light Flashing on Fire TV Remote?

When you notice a solid blue light, that indicates that Alexa is waiting for your command. But, when the Blue light is blinking or flashing, it denotes that the Alexa is unresponsive and it won’t be able to listen to your commands.

How to Fix Blue Light on Firestick Remote

1. Take out the Remote Batteries

If you find a blue light on your Amazon Firestick remote, the foremost thing you need to do is to take out the remote batteries. Then, plug out your Firestick device and wait for a few seconds. After a few minutes, plug in the Firestick device and insert the remote batteries. Now, check if the blue light stops flashing. If not, you need to insert the new battery for your Firestick remote.

take out the remote batteries to stop Blue light on Firestick remote

2. Unpair and Repair the Firestick remote

You can try the following fix: unpair your Firestick remote and repair it again. Because this issue may occur if the remote is paired properly. To pair the Firestick remote with your device, press and hold the Home button on your Firestick remote for a few seconds. Now, the remote will pair with your device automatically.

3. Unplug the Power Cables from Firestick

1. First, take out the batteries from the Firestick remote.

2. Unplug the power cable from the Firestick device.

Unplug the Power Cables from Firestick

3. Then, plug out the Firestick device from your TV.

4. Wait for a few seconds.

5. Now, plug the Firestick device into your TV and connect the power source.

6. Next, insert the batteries into the Firestick remote.

8. Check if the problem still persists.

4. Try Restarting your Firestick

Restarting your Firestick device will sort out all types of issues. There are two methods to reboot Firestick. First, press the Play or Pause button on your Firestick remote for five seconds to restart your Firestick. The second step is to unplug the power source from your Firestick and keep it disconnected for a few seconds. Then connect the power source to restart your Firestick.

5. Make sure Firestick Remote is Clean

The final fix you need to try is to clean your Firestick remote. Because too much dust on the microphone button may cause these issues. So, you can use the cotton ball to clean it to ensure the light blinking on Firestick remote problem is fixed.

clean your Firestick remote

You need to follow all of the above fixes to fix the blue light flashing on Firestick remote issue. If you cannot fix the problem, you can try to contact customer care for further solutions.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What does blue light on Firestick remote mean?

The blue light on the Firestick remote means the Alexa button is pressed to use voice commands on the Firestick remote.

2. What does flashing blue light on Firestick remote mean?

The flashing blue light means Alexa waiting for your voice command.

3. What to do if the Firestick remote is not working?

Reset the Firestick remote and Pair it again with the TV.

4. How to pair Firestick remote to TV?

On your Fire TV device, select Settings > Controllers & Bluetooth Devices > Amazon Fire TV > Press and the Home button to sync or pair your Firestick remote to the TV.