4 Ways To Add FireStick Remote To TV

The Amazon FireStick is an excellent choice for streaming TV shows, movies, and even live events. If you own one of these devices, you have to know how to add the firestick remote to your television. You’ll be able to effortlessly control your TV and view your favorite shows once you connect your Firestick remote to your television.

The Firestick remote is designed in such a way that it needs to be synced to your TV before you can use it for control.

Based on whether or not you already have linked remotes, the process will differ slightly.

If your FireStick remote has become unpaired due to any reason, or if you just purchased a new replacement remote that has to be synced, you can do so easily.

In some situations, remotes will automatically sync with your FireStick device. In other cases, it might need to be manually paired.

Different Ways to Sync a FireStick Remote To TV

You may have to sync your FireStick remote with the device in a variety of situations. Let’s look at each scenario individually.

Note: Double-check that the batteries in the remote are inserted.

1. Sync the remote during FireStick setup

You must sync the FireStick remote when setting up Amazon FireStick for the very first time after taking it out of the box (or after resetting it).

You must first sync the remote to proceed with the setup process.

During the setup, you’ll be asked to hit the Play/Pause button on the Amazon FireStick remote to pair it.

That’s how simple it is.

2. Sync a new/replacement remote

So you’ve purchased a new/replacement remote because the previous remote was damaged or stopped working. Before you can use the new remote, you must first sync it with your device. Simply follow the instructions outlined below:

  • Disconnect your Fire Stick from the power supply.
  • Replace the batteries in your new remote control.
  • After roughly a minute, turn on your FireStick and wait for the home screen to appear.
  • When you reboot your TV the new remote may be immediately paired. To see if this is the case, use the remote.
  • Hold down the HOME button on your FireStick remote for 8-15 seconds if it hasn’t paired automatically.
  • Your TV may display a message indicating that the remote has been successfully paired. Try using the remote to see if the notification is working if it isn’t presented or if you missed it.

This is how a new or replacement remote can be synced.

3. How to pair additional/second FireStick Remote with old one

With Amazon FireStick, you may use numerous remote controllers. This could be useful if your current remote isn’t working as well as it should but you aren’t ready to replace it just yet. Meanwhile, you’ll want to have a better-performing remote on hand.

To link a second or additional remote with your FireStick, follow these steps:

  • Go to the Fire Stick’s home screen.In the menu bar, select the option Settings.C
  • hoose and click Controllers & Bluetooth Devices on the screen.
  • On the next window, select Amazon Fire TV Remotes.
  • Select an option. On this screen, add a new remote.
  • The new remote will be sought out by your FireStick.
  • For at least 10 seconds, press and hold the Home button on your “new” remote.
  • Once the new remote has been found, click the OLD remote’s SELECT button (middle button) to confirm the new remote’s pairing.
  • Try to use the new remote to see if it has been synced.

4. Pair Firestick remote to TV volume

To pair your firestick remote to your TV volume, you need to first press the Home button on your Firestick remote.

  • Next, go to Settings or Home Screen
  • Navigate and select Equipment Control
  • Select the TV option. (This might take some time to load)
  • Select your TV brand
  • Press the Power button on your remote. Your TV will go off.
  • Wait for about 10 – 15 seconds, then press the Power button again.
  • You’ll be asked if you turned off and on your TV when you pressed the Power button? Select “Yes” if it worked. You may need to try and pair the remote several times for it to work.
  • Try turning up the volume using the Firestick remote.
  • If the volume changes click “Yes.” If not, select “No” and try the setup process again. You’ll need to be patient since it might take some repetitions to be successful.
  • Follow the prompts to end the setup. Again, you might need to repeat this process because sometimes it only works on the second or third try!


Does Amazon Fire Stick work on Vizio TV?

The Amazon FireStick is compatible with any TV that has a UHD or HD display and an HDMI connector. Vizio TVs, like most other TV screens on the market today, contain HDMI connections and other useful features.

Even better, the Amazon FireStick can be controlled with the Vizio remote control. There’s no need to continually swap remote controls.

Can Fire Stick be used with Roku TV?

Yes, you are permitted to use your fire stick. However, because it’s a Roku TV, the Amazon Prime Video app comes pre-installed, so you won’t need it. Simply turn on the television and enter into your Amazon Prime account to watch.

Does FireStick have to be linked to an Amazon account?

To utilize the Amazon Fire TV Stick, you don’t need to be an Amazon Prime member, but you do need an Amazon account.


It’s simple to pair a FireStick remote. In actuality, the remote is usually linked automatically or with a single button push. It may, however, be necessary to pair it manually in some circumstances. To sync any Fire TV remote, simply follow the directions in this article.

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