How to use your mobile phone as a remote control for the Amazon Fire TV Stick

How to use your mobile phone as a remote control for the Amazon Fire TV Stick

Can't use the remote control of your Amazon Fire TV Stick? Fire TV Stick But do you really want to watch your favorite tv series? I can tell you right now that you can use the Amazon device even without its remote control.

In fact, thanks to an app, which we'll talk about in detail in a moment, you can use your Amazon remote without the remote. mobile phoneAndroid / iOS, to navigate the Fire TV Stick just as easily.

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How to start

Before starting how to use your mobile phone as a remote control for the Amazon Fire TV StickWe would like to give you some important preliminary information so that you can prepare to use the application.

Firstly, Amazon Fire TV is an app, available free for Android and iOS, which allows remote control of Fire TV Stick / Fire TV Cube devices via mobile phone. However, there are some requirements to consider before using this application. In fact, it must be taken into account:

  • The application is compatible with fire tablets 4th generation onwards
  • The application is compatible with Android 4 onwards and with iOS 10 onwards

Please check these simple requirements before proceeding.

Using Amazon Fire TV

At this point, we are ready to see how to use your mobile phone as a remote control for the Amazon Fire TV Stick. In the next few lines, we'll show you how to install and configure the app, as well as how to get the most out of its features.

How to set up Amazon Fire TV

First of all, you have to install e set up the Amazon Fire TV app on your mobile phone:

  • Download the app, freely available for Android e iOS
  • Wait for theinstallation from the app, then lanzar
  • In order for the settingMake sure the mobile phone is connected to the same Wi-Fi network like the Fire TV Stick
  • The first time the application is launched, grant the necessary permissions (such as access to the local network)
  • Then press the name Fire TV Stick to which you want to connect your mobile phone
  • At this point, a bar code on the TV that the Fire TV Stick is connected to
  • Enter the code into the mobile phone, in the provided field, and wait for the connection.

At this point, your mobile phone will be connected to the Fire TV Stick and you can use it as a remote control.

How to use Amazon Fire TV

As you may have noticed, the application offers the exact same buttons as the Amazon Fire TV. physical remote control from Amazon's home device.

Clicking on the icon gearin the upper left corner, you can go directly to the adjustments on the Fire TV Stick or the 'remote control' while, to access the application and games available, just press the icon in the form of rectangles in the upper right corner.

If you want to use the keyboard to write faster, you will have to call it by pressing the icon in the upper right corner.

For, surf inside the Fire TV Stick, just press on the directional arrows located in the center of the screen, and you can use the circular button to select (same as with the physical remote control).

In addition, you can also use the voice controls to perform certain operations. All you have to do is press and drag down the button in the shape of microphone, located at the top, and make your request (for example, Open Netflix), and then wait for the operation of your interest to execute.

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