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How to Pair and Unpair FireStick Remote Quickly in All Versions {March 2023}

Firestick TV devices have revolutionized the entertainment world. A Firestick device can turn your normal TV into a smart TV and you can install apps, internet browsing, and more. You can use multiple apps including movies, TV shows, documentaries, anime, adult, news, sports, and more, but first, you need to pair your firestick remote with your device.

This guide will show you how to pair and unpair the firestick remotes. read till the end of this article to get full information. If you don’t have a remote you can also use your android mobile as a remote. 

How to Pair and Unpair FireStick Remote Quickly in All Versions

How to Pair Firestick Remote

If you are setting up a firestick TV for the first time, then you have to pair the remote. please follow the step-by-step process given below – 

Step 1: First of all, On your firestick TV.

Step 2: You will see a home screen of the firestick, Now insert the batteries into the firestick remote.

Step 3: Press the Power button on the remote, it will pair automatically with a firestick TV.

Step 4: If the firestick remote doesn’t pair automatically, then press the home button of the firestick remote for 15-20 seconds.

Home button

Step 5: When you paired the remote with the firestick, a message will prompt that says – Remote Pairing is successful.

Step 6: If still your remote isn’t paired with your firestick tv, then you have to turn off and turn on Firestick and again follow the same process.

Pair an Additional / Secondary Remote with the Firestick

Alongside an original remote Firestick lets you connect another remote for the purpose of. It is possible to connect up to 7 remotes using the Firestick. If you exceed the limit, you must unpair one remote and then pair it with another one.

Step 1: Power on Firestick, You will see the home screen.

Step 2: Now, click on the Settings option from the top menu.


Step 3: Now, find the Controllers and Bluetooth Devices option under Settings.

controller and Bluetooth Device

Step 4: Now, click on the Amazon Fire TV Remote option. Now, firestick will search for the available remotes.

Amzon Fire Tv Remote

Step 5: Now, On your new remote, Press the Home Button for 10 seconds.

Home button

Step 6: When the new remote has been discovered The new remote’s name will be displayed on the search results, choose the new remote name by using the current remote.

Step 7: Instantly, it will show a message that the new remote has been successfully connected.

Repeat the same procedure to pair the additional remote to your Firestick.

Make use of your smartphone to function as a Firestick Remote

In addition to the Firestick physical remotes, users can also use the Amazon Fire TV app as remotes to change between options. Amazon introduced Fire TV mobile app in the year 2000. Fire TV application for mobile devices, which can be downloaded from both the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. The app can perform the same functions that the original remote did.

Step 1: First, connect your phone (Android or iOS) to the same WiFi and the Firestick is now connected.

Step 2: Open the Google Play Store or App Store and look for the Amazon Fire TV application.

Amazon Fire Tv application

Step 3: Locate the application from the result of a search and then tap the app.

Step 4: The description of the app is displayed at the bottom of the screen. then click on the Download or Get button.

Step 5: When you are finished installing then select Open to open the application.

Step 6: You now have to log in with the application with the exact Amazon account credentials that you used to sign in with Firestick.

Step 7: Then, enter the 4-digit code shown in the display of your Firestick. It will immediately begin pairing.

Step 8: Once it’s connected Once it is paired, it will appear on the screen. Firestick remote buttons show up on the app screen.

Remote button

#9: Now your smartphone functions as the Firestick Remote, allowing you to control every action that you can do on the Firestick.

The Amazon Fire TV app is no fun and no use when the remote you have paired is broken or has stopped functioning. It can be used as an alternative Firestick controller until the time you can get the new remote.

How to Unpair Firestick Remote?

It is not possible to unpair the Firestick remote when you are using only a single remote on only one Firestick device. However, you can do it with another Fire device that you wish to pair the remote with the second Fire device.

If you have multiple remotes connected to the same Firestick You can remove the remote. To do this you must follow these steps.

Step 1: Launch your Firestick Home screen, then select from the Settings menu.

Step 2: Next select Controller & Bluetooth Devices option.

Step 3: Select the Amazon Fire TV Remotes option.

Step 4: Select the firestick remote you want to decouple.

Step 5: Click the menu (Three line buttons) from the remote (not in conjunction with the one you wish to remove).

Click the menu

Step 6: Click on Select on the remote.

select the remote

Note: alternatively hold and press your Menu button, Home button, and Back button simultaneously for 15 seconds. After that, the remote device will be successfully removed from your Firestick. (It must be completed after the 4.).

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