Firestick is a widely used streaming device that brings advanced Smart TV features to normal TVs. As you all know, it has an Amazing remote control to navigate your Amazon Firestick easily. Sometimes your Firestick remote may stop working suddenly and make you unable to navigate. This is due to the temporary bugs and glitches on your remote control. In such cases, you can Reset the Firestick remote to resolve errors and help you to get back on track.

Identify your Firestick Remote

There are many Firestick remote models out there. It is necessary to know your remote model before proceeding with the resetting process. The following are the so far released Firestick remotes.

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  • Fire TV Basic Edition Remote
  • Alexa Voice Remote Lite
  • Alexa Voice Remote (I, II, III generations)
  • Fire TV Soundbar Remote
  • Fire TV Smart TV Remote

How to Reset Firestick Remote

Below are steps to reset the Alexa Voice Remote with power and volume buttons. And, you can also reset the following remotes.

  • Alexa Voice Remote Lite
  • Fire TV Soundbar Remote
  • Fire TV Smart TV Remote

1. First, detach the power cable from your Firestick device and leave it disconnected for 60 seconds.

2. Now, press and hold the Left, Menu, and Back buttons simultaneously for at least 15 seconds on your Firestick remote.

press and hold the Left, Menu, and Back buttons to reset Firestick remote

3. After 15 seconds, release the buttons and wait for a few seconds.

4. Then, take out the remote batteries and connect your Firestick device.

5. After 60 seconds, put the batteries back into the remote.

6. Now, press the Home button on your Firestick remote.

7. Finally, a blue light will flash at the top of the Firestick remote, indicating the remote is reconnected successfully.

How to Reset First-Generation Alexa Voice Remote

1. First, uncouple your Firestick and power cable.

2. Leave it uncoupled for at least 60 seconds.

3. Then, long press the Left and Menu buttons for 15 seconds concurrently on the Alexa Voice Remote.

Long press the Left and Menu buttons to reset Firestick remote

4. After 15 seconds, release the buttons and wait for a few seconds.

5. Now, open the back cover of the remote and take out the battery.

6. Then, connect your Firestick and wait for 60 seconds.

7. Insert the batteries into the remote and press the Home button.

8. Finally, you can start using your Alexa Voice Remote.

How to Reset the Fire TV Basic Edition Remote [1st Generation]

1. To reset the Firestick First generation, long press the Home button on your remote.

2. Click the Menu button thrice while holding the Home button.

Click the Menu button thrice to reset Firestick remote

3. Now, release the Home button and press the Menu button nine times.

4. Open the back cover and take out the remote battery.

5. Now, disconnect your Firestick device and wait for 60 seconds.

6. Insert the batteries and plug in your Firestick.

7. Now, the Firestick home screen will appear, then long press the Home button for 40 seconds.

8. Once the process is over, you can use the remote to navigate Firestick.

If your Fire TV is still not responding to Fire TV remote, restart your Firestick and reset the Fire TV device.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can you reset my Firestick remote?

Yes, you can reset your Firestick remote according to the models

2. How do I restart my Firestick remote?

You need to press the Select and Play/Pause buttons for 5 seconds on your Firestick remote to reboot it.

3. Can I reconnect my Firestick remote after resetting it?

Yes, you can pair your Firestick remote after a successful restart.

4. Why is my Firestick stopped working?

Your Firestick may stop working because of a low battery, or you might have inserted the battery wrongly.

5. Why is Firestick remote blinking yellow light?

Connectivity issues (issues with WiFi or Bluetooth) cause your Firestick remote to blink yellow light rapidly. So, proceed with a hard reset on your Firestick remote to fix the issue.