How to Reboot Firestick?

If your smartphone or laptop start getting stuck in between the process what the first thing you do to make it function smoothly? I know a very obvious answer we all reboot or smartphone or laptop in such situation and problem get solved.

Similarly whenever the Firestick apps get frozen and do not let you go to your home screen then rebooting your Firestick can help you a lot. Apart from this even if you face some other performance issues No doubt rebooting will bring its functioning back to normal track . This is why we are here with a new and interesting tutorial in which you will make you familiar with different method to reboot firestick.

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One thing I would like to mention here often most of the people misunderstood that updating and  rebooting  are same but the fact is these two process are different. To know more on how to  update firestick App you can refer my previous article in which I have explained the topic in details.

Here we will concentrate on:-

How to Reboot Firestick?

There are three different methods to reboot your Firestick. You can try any of the below discusses methods to reboot your Firestick. Lets start  with the first method:-

Method 1:Reboot through Firestick Settings.

Your Firestick settings have a restart option that will let you reboot your Firestick device. Let’s have a look at the steps which you need to follow in this method of firestick reboot.

  • Open the “Home” window of Firestick.
  • Click on “Settings”;
  • Then, Click “My Fire TV”
  • Scroll down and select “Restart”;
  • When notification prompt, Click again on “Restart”;

If this process doesn’t work for you, we are here with another method to sort out your issue.

Method 2: Reboot directly through Remote

If the screen of Firestick is stuck and does not allow you to access settings, then there is no need to worry you can reboot directly with your remote through a specific button combination. Here is how we can do it:

  • Hold for five seconds the “Select” and “Pause/Play” buttons together.
  • It will start rebooting Firestick without displaying a confirmation prompt on your screen as with the above method.

But, guys, the one thing which you need to  keep in mind that it is a hard reboot and closes all apps at once. You have to use it only when the above method doesn’t work for you.

If still you are not satisfied, and the above two methods failed to solve your problem, then we have one other solution for you guys to bring a smile on your face and reboot Firestick.

Method 3:Unplug from Power Source.

It is a simple and easy method. All you need to do is unplug the Fire TV and Firestick device from the power source. Now, wait for two minutes and plug it back into a power source. Your Firestick will restart  automatically.

Wrapping Up
We hope guys like this tutorial and find it informative. All methods are easy to follow. You can also ask questions about your other Firestick problems, and we will bring fantastic and easy solutions for you in our upcoming tutorials.

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