For using a FireStick, a remote is a must either it is a physical or a virtual remote (smartphone app). Unlike most TV remotes The fire tv remote uses Bluetooth instead of infrared.
And as you know the Bluetooth connection can become erratic when the batteries get low. If your are also facing the same issue the first thing you need to do is change your remote batteries.
But changing the battery itself does not cure the problem. In this situation, you need to pair the remote to your Firestick after changing the batteries. You can use Fire TV Remote App or your TV remote to pair firestick remote.
Hey, no need to worry about How To Pair Firestick Remote After Changing Battery. It is an easy method if you have not done it before, not an issue, I am here with details and an easy-to-understand step-by-step guide on it.
How To Pair Firestick Remote After Changing Battery?
Before discussing the step-by-step process for pairing remote to firestick, I would like to mention here, Always use brand-new batteries for replacement. Replace the batteries carefully, always cross-check the batteries' terminals are connected as per the diagram or instructions.
If you have precisely replaced the batteries as per instruction, Now what you need to do is follow the steps mentioned below tp pair your firestick Remote.
- Plugin your Fire Stick and switch it on.
- Wait for the Fire TV to boot up.
- Hold your remote near to Fire Stick
- Press and hold the Home button on your Fire TV remote.
- Continue holding the Home button for at least 10 seconds.
- Release the Home button, and see if the remote works.
That's it. isn't it very simple and easy to pair your firestick remote.
NOTE: If the remote still doesn't work, no need to worry. Try holding down the Home button again. Sometimes it takes several attempts for this process to work.
I hope that you have successfully paired your remote with a firestick. If you are still facing difficulties at any stage feel free to write in the comment box given below we will try to help you.