Reset Fire Stick in 7 easy steps With or Without remote | Guide
If you wish to know how to Reset Fire Stick with or without using the Fire TV remote in just 7 easy steps, then this guide is for you.
We have explained these steps in such a manner that anyone can execute these steps with ease.
This is what you will find inside this post:
Why Reset Fire Stick.
How to execute the process for reset Fire Stick.
Procedure to Reset Fire Stick with-out using the "settings" tab.
Steps to Reset Fire Stick without using the remote.
Let’s go through each of these.
Why you will reset Fire Stick:
There are various scenarios that give you the urgency to reset Fire Stick. Mostly this happens when your Fire Stick suddenly face some issues such as
If your Amazon Fire TV froze.Sometimes your Fire TV‘s screen freezes all of a sudden. And, at this time you prefer to restart your device.
But if restarting doesn’t help you much, then the only option that you have is to reset Fire Stick.
When the Fire Stick stuck on Amazon screen.This happens mostly when you are performing the Fire Stick Setup or you are trying to update the software of your Fire TV stick.
And also this is one of the most irritating and frustrating issues with the Fire TV stick. But once you reset Fire Stick, you won’t face this issue again.
If you encounter with Amazon Fire Stick black screen.Amazon Fire Stick Black screen generally occurs if there is some issue with your network. And if you reset fire stick, it will reestablish a fresh connection.
And that is how you can rid of the black screen instantly.
When your Amazon Fire Stick keeps rebooting.Reset Fire Stick is also very beneficial if you stuck in Fire TV stick reboot loop. This is because with the Fire Stick Reset the rebooting will be stopped and you can enjoy the Fire TV’s content.
If you see Amazon Fire TV Black screen after Amazon logo.Sometimes you encounter with the Fire TV Black Screen after the Amazon logo when you restart your device. To avoid this, you can reset your Fire TV stick.
When encountering Amazon Fire Stick streaming issues.If you are one of those who frequently encounters with the Fire Stick Streaming issues then you must reset Fire Stick. Because this works as a panacea for every Fire Stick Streaming issue.
So the question is what is the adequate procedure to reset Fire Stick?
The answer is stated below
Easy steps to reset Fire Stick:
So you want to reset Fire Stick, then here are the 7 easy steps to do so:
- Turn “On” your Fire TV Stick.
- Navigate to the “Menu” and then to "Settings"
- Keep dragging the options to the right, until you found the "System".
- Thereafter, go to the bottom and tap on "Reset to Factory Defaults"
- Now a dialogue box will be prompted on your screen stating - "You are about to reset Fire TV stick, and preferences and sign-in information will be lost thereafter".
- Select the "Reset".
- Wait for the complete reset of your device. It may take 10-15 minutes. Thereafter you will get a notification- Reset successful once the reset is completely executed.
Unable to navigate to “Settings”? Then read further to know how to reset Fire Stick without the use of the “Settings” tab
Reset Fire Stick without going to "Settings"
Sometimes you can’t navigate to the "Settings" such as when your Amazon Fire TV becomes frozen or Fire stick stuck on Amazon screen. And that is what prevents you to reset Fire Stick.
So how can you reset your Fire TV stick in these scenarios?
Here’s the answer.
In these kinds of scenarios, you can reset your Fire Stick by squeezing the combinations of "Right" and "Back" buttons of your Fire TV remote for 10 to 15 seconds.
Now you may be asked for your Amazon credentials and to follow some on-screen instructions. Thereafter, your whole system will go through the factory reset.
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Don’t have access to Fire TV remote?
Then read how to reset your Fire TV stick without using the remote.
Reset Fire Stick without Fire Stick remote:
It becomes very difficult if you want to reset your Fire TV stick but your remote is not working. But need not to worry as we will guide you with three options to reset your Fire Stick without using the Fire Stick Remote.
So let’s see what these options are:
Using USB mouse:
For the very first option for reset Fire TV stick without the remote, you will need either a USB mouse or an Ethernet cable.
Once you connect the USB mouse you can navigate to the settings and perform the necessary steps to reset Fire TV stick. But it might be hard for you as the cursor will won’t be visible to you.
Fire TV Remote app:
Alexa remote app provides you with a digital virtual remote with which you can control your Fire TV stick. Fire Stick remote app is available for Android devices (version 4.0.3 or above), iOS devices (above iOS 7.0).
Once you download and install the app to your mobile, you can execute the Fire TV stick reset. Fire TV remote app is also very beneficial if you have lost your physical remote.
And if you don’t have a compatible mobile for Fire TV remote app you can ask from your friends.
Via other 3rd party apps:
You can also use some other apps such as ad blink 2.04 to connect the Fire TV stick with your laptop. For this, you will have to plug the power cord of Fire TV stick to the USB port of the laptop.
However many users found this to be this very complicated task, so let us help you with an easy alternative.
All you need to do is to seek the assistance from the unofficial Fire Stick Experts. They will guide you with the adequate steps to reset Fire Stick. You can contact them at Toll-Free (US/Canada) 1-877-773-5395.