Google can find your location or your smartphone location but unfortunately, it cannot find your misplaced Firestick Remote’s current location. Recently I came across several queries about how to restart a firestick without a remote? There might be a chance that your firestick stops working or it is misplaced and you need to restart your firestick.
To get you out in such a situation I am here with a detailed step-by-step guide on how to restart a firestick without the remote. Stay tuned with me till the last and follow each and every step carefully and I am sure at the end you will be able to restart your firestick without a remote.
Are you ready to know-
How To Restart Firestick Without Remote?
Here I will discuss one of the easiest methods which You can use to restart your firestick if you don’t have a Physical firestick remote with you.
NOTE: This method only works if your smartphone and your firestick both are connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
As we all know firestick works on a Wi-Fi Connection. In this case, if you are also connected with the same Wi-Fi connection to which your firestick is connected, you can use your smartphone as a remote for your firestick.
For using your smartphone as a remote for your firestick, what you need to do is-
- First, install the Fire TV app from the Play Store or other trusted App Store.
- After successfully installing the Fire Tv App, launch the app
- Your firestick should pop up automatically on the app without even needing to log in.
- Tap on the Fire TV Remote App on your phone.
- It will ask to fill four-digit Pin.
- Have a look at your TV screen and you will get the four-digit pin.
- Enter the Pin in-app to connect the Fire TV remote app to your FireStick.
- A remote-like interface appears on your smartphone with a button.
- Now On your remote(smartphone), press and hold the “Home” button for a few seconds.
- Then click on “Settings.”
- In “Settings” scroll down and click “My Fire TV“
- Now scroll down and click “Restart” to restart your device.
This is how you can use your smartphone as a virtual remote for your Firestick. With this virtual remote you can perform all the activities with ease.
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