How to Restart Amazon FireStick: {Reset Instructions}

This guide will see how to restart/reset the Amazon firestick. Just stay with us for the next few minutes, and you can rectify your firestick problem.

Did you mess with your Firestick TV settings?

Don’t worry! You can easily restart and restore the factory settings of your Firestick. All you have to do is follow the steps mentioned in this article.

Amazon Firestick does wonders with your television. It enables you to stream hundreds of videos, movies, music, and TV shows online on your LED TV. You can enjoy unlimited movies and shows from your cozy bed.

Like every tool, the Amazon Fire TV Stick is prone to malfunctions like a black screen, being stuck in one window, opening random apps, or hanging occasionally. Typically these issues go away with a factory reset.

Restarting Amazon Firestick means restoring all the factory settings. First, it will erase all your saved Settings, and you will get the feel of a completely new system. Then, the system will return to its default pre-set factory settings, including all the settings.

We understand how difficult it sometimes gets when the Settings are not proper and the system does not function as we wish. That is why we have devised five different methods to reset or restart your Amazon Firestick TV. All the methods are easy to follow and will give you results.

Keep your doubts aside, as any of the five methods mentioned in this article will work out for you.

Let’s get going to restore your Firestick.

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How to Reset Firestick TV Using Remote

You can easily reset all the settings from the Firestick’s remote. Follow the steps below:

  • Switch on your TV
  • Switch on your firestick using remote
  • Now, go to the “Settings” section of the firestick TV as shown below
Firestick Settings
  • Click on the “Settings
  • A list of options will be shown on your screen
  • Navigate and go to “My Fire TV
My Fire TV
  • Select “MY FIRE TV” using the navigation buttons on the remote
  • Now a new window opens as shown below
Restart Firestick
  • From here, you can choose to either restart your TV or reset the settings
  • Whatever you want to do out of both options, select and proceed forward
  • If you click on “Reset to Factory Settings” then another window pops up shown below
Reset Firestick Factory Settings
  • Click on reset

The device begins the reset cycle, taking about 5-8 minutes. You’ll have to configure the Stick and then

Remote Buttons to Reset Your Amazon Firestick TV

You can reset your settings of Firestick through the remote buttons.

Due to a jammed device or black screen:- In such situations, resetting it to factory settings can be done using the remote of your Firestick.

NOTE: You should have your Firestick remote working before using this method. If you are using a new remote, restart Fire TV Stick by holding the home button for at least 20 seconds and pairing the remote.

Follow the steps as shown below:

Push and hold down the remote right and back buttons simultaneously for 10 seconds or more to reset it. It will set the reset mechanism in motion. To complete the procedure, follow the instructions on-screen.

Reset Firestick Using a Remote

Restart your Firestick TV with remote buttons.

If your FireStick screen is stuck, preventing you from adequately navigating and accessing the Settings, you can reboot directly using a combination of buttons with the remote controller. It is a hard reboot causing any running apps to close. Just use this approach when the first approach fails to operate.

Here’s how it works:

  • Hold the Select and Play / Pause keys together on the remote for about 5 seconds
  • The FireStick will reboot directly without throwing any request for confirmation on the display screen as with the first approach.
Amazon Firestick Remote

Firestick App to Reset or Restart Your Amazon Fire TV

Amazon has Fire TV apps that allow you to monitor the functionality of the Fire TV Stick on your TV on Android and iOS devices.

All you need to do is download the app to your Android or iPhone and connect to the same Fire TV Stick Wi-Fi network, and it will appear in the background. Click. Click. A four-digit code appears on the television screen. Enter that into the app, then use the app to monitor the navigation of the Stick. Then go to Settings > System > Restore to Reset Factory as you did in the first process.

Once you have restarted your system or reset it to factory settings, it will take a few minutes to load back. You will then need to set up your Fire TV again. Again, the methods are elementary to follow and guarantee results.

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