How To Turn Off Amazon Firestick

I would like to start with a fact that there is no method to Turn Off Amazon Firestick other than unplugging it from the power source. Where ever you see turning off of firestick implies putting it in Sleep mode.

For the new user of Firestick, I would like to mention another fact here that Amazon Firestick turns itself off automatically when left idle for 20 seconds.

After going through the above-mentioned information, now you are wondering I have already mentioned how to turn off amazon Firesticks? Then why should you need to read this article further?

So, let me tell you to turn it off manually in time less than 20 seconds, you need to go through this article. Here in this article, I will discuss two different methods to turn off firesticks manually.

How To Turn Off Amazon Firestick?

As mentioned earlier here, we will see two different methods to turnoff firestick off. These two methods are equally effective and you can use any of these two methods it is up to your choice.
Let’s start with the first method.

First Method: Turn Firestick OFF From The Home Menu

It is the easiest method for tuning off Firestick but as mentioned earlier it will only put your device in sleep mode.

  • Hold down the Home button on your Firestick remote for at least 5 seconds.
  • Now a list of widgets appear on screen.
  • Select sleep widget.
  • Now, simply click Sleep option on the screen.
  • You will notice that your device has gone to sleep and the screen has turned all black.

Second Method:  Turn Firestick OFF from the Settings

You can also opt for this method if you want to want to put your device in sleep mode manually.

  • Go to the home screen of Firestick.
  • Now, select Settings in the menu bar.
  • Select and click the option My Fire TV.
  • Scroll and choose the option Sleep.

To wake up Firestick, you simply need to press any button on the Firestick remote and you will be able to use it.

Wrap Up

Amazon Firestick does not provide any function or button to shut down the firestick. As mentioned at the beginning of this article, there is no method to shut off Amazon Firestick other than unplugging it from the power source or cutting its power supply. Apart from these above-mentioned two methods can be used for putting the device into sleep mode manually.