How to Pair Fire Stick Remote


In order to play your favorite movies and shows on a Fire Stick, you need to pair you Fire Stick remote.

Pair Firestick Remote

The Amazon Fire Stick is a fantastic tech that allows people to watch all their favorite movies and shows on select streaming platforms. The only downside is there is no analog control on it, so when your remote breaks or becomes un-paired, you can’t use it. Luckily, this guide will show you how to pair your Fire Stick remote. 

How to Pair Fire Stick Remote

Pairing your Fire Stick remote back to your TV is an absolute breeze. Follow these simple instructions to re-pair your Fire Stick remote to your TV. 

  1. Press and Hold the Home button for 10 seconds. 
    Pair Firestick Remote
  2. Wait for the blue light to flicker 3 times. 
    Pair Firestick Remote
  3. Let go of the Home button. 
    Pair Firestick Remote

And there you have it; your remote should now be re-paired with your Fire Stick. 

If your Fire Stick is still not working, please visit our How to Fix Fire Stick guide for a more comprehensive look at the various Fire Stick remote models. If you want to use a secondary or replacement remote for your Amazon Fire Stick, continue reading on below. 

How to Pair a Replacement Fire Stick Remote or Add a New Remote

You can actually have 7 different remotes to a single Fire Stick, for whatever reason. If you find yourself in that scenario or simply want to swap your old remote for a new one, here’s how you can do it. 

  1. Press the Home button on your old remote. 
  2. Go to Settings
  3. Select Controllers and Bluetooth Devices.
  4. Choose Amazon TV Remotes.
  5. Go to Add New Remote
  6. Press the Home button on your new remote for 10 seconds. 
  7. Press the Select button on your old remote. 

Now you can get rid of your old remote or have 2 remotes that work for the same Fire Stick. Battle it out with your roommates on what Netflix series you watch next!

The steps to pair a Fire Stick remote are actually quite easy, as you can see.

You can purchase an Amazon Fire Stick here.

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