Amazon Firestick is the finest media streaming device to connect with your home Television. You can stream all your favourite shows, Movies, Live TV and on-demand contents through Firestick. Get access to various streaming services from all around the world and as well as play certain games. However, the Amazon Firestick or Fire TV comes with a comprehensive set of parental controls which helps to restrict your kids from age-restricted contents. Parental control set up is very important while bringing digital contents into your home.
Amazon Firestick or Fire TV will call on to set up the Parental controls at the time set up. In case you didn’t enable parental control during set up, it can be done later from Firestick settings. In this guide let see how to enable Parental control on your Firestick or Fire TV.
Enable Parental Controls on Firestick
#1: Connect your Firestick with the HDMI port on TV.
#2: Turn on Firestick and make sure it is connected to the internet.
#3: Go to Firestick Home screen and navigate to Settings.
#4: Select Preference option from the settings page.
#5: Select Parental Controls option.
#6: Again select Parental Controls on the next page.
#7: Now create PIN for your Amazon account.
Note: Create a PIN and put together the parental controls to block the kids from purchasing apps, prevent accessing matured contents and other specified activities.
#8: After that click OK.
That’s it. The Parental controls on your Firestick or Fire TV is enabled.
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Change Parental Control PIN
If you had shared the PIN with others or has your kid found your Protection code, you can easily change the PIN.
#1: Go to Firestick Settings and choose Preference option.
#2: Select Parental control option.
#3: Again tap Parental control menu option.
#4: Now enter your existing PIN.
#5: Choose Change Pin option.
#6: On the next screen you need to enter your PIN and click Next.
Note: If you forgot your existing PIN, you can visit www.amazon.com to reset it.
#7: Then enter your New Parental Controls PIN and Next.
#8: Again enter your New PIN to confirm.
Now your Firestick Parental Control PIN is changed successfully.
Customize Parental Controls
#1: On the Parental controls page, select PIN protect purchases option.
#2: Select Viewing Restrictions and choose either one or all following option.
- General – View contents suitable for General audiences.
- Family – View contents suitable for both family and general audiences.
- Teen – Offer contents suitable for teens and young adults. Also includes general and family contents.
- Mature – There are no restrictions, all contents are available to watch.
#3: After that turn on PIN protect App Launches, it will ask you to enter the PIN whenever an app is launched.
#4: If you turn on PIN Protect Prime Photos App to protect the Prime Photos App, you need to enter your PIN every time to view your photos and videos stored in Amazon Drive.
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The above procedures are required to enable the Parental Controls on your Firestick or Fire TV. Once done, your device will ask you to enter the PIN during app purchase and accessing to matured contents. You can change the preferences as per you wish. Set up Parental Controls in Amazon Music app to block playback of songs which contains explicit words and phrases. To set up Parental Controls, the Firestick remote is required. Other than Firestick remote control, you can also use the Fire TV mobile app to do your actions.