Connect fire stick to wifi

When it comes to the best streaming services, Amazon FireStick is the first and foremost choice of the users. With FireStick, you can stream your favorite entertainment content whenever you want. But,  before that, you need to connect  FireStick to WIFi so you can browse the internet, stream your favorite applications, watch online videos, and a lot more. In case you do not know how to connect FireStick to WiFi, this post can help you. Here,  we are going to share the simple step by step instructions that can help you in connecting your Amazon FireStick to the WiFi. So, read on and follow the simple steps to complete the task.

Connect fire stick to wifi

How to Connect Amazon FireStick to WiFi?

There are two ways to complete the Amazon FireStick WiFi Setup. 

  • Connect the  FireStick To WiFi using Remote.

  • Connect the FireStick To WiFi without Remote. 

Method 1- Connect the FireStick to WiFi Using Remote: Steps to Follow:

  • Click on the Settings icon from the home screen of your FireStick.

  • Now, choose the Network option in the Settings menu.

  • Tap on the ‘Wireless’ option.  Once you click on it, you will see all the available Wi-Fi networks appearing on your screen.

  • Select the Wi-Fi you would like to connect to. In case your network is not appearing you can click on the ‘select all networks’ option.

  • In case the selected Wireless Network is the ‘Secured Network’, you have to enter the password and then click on the Connect button.

Important:  We recommend you to connect your device always to the secured Wi-Fi network.  This helps you to protect your data against online attacks and unauthorized access.

Method 2: Connect the FireStick Without Remote

If you do not have a firestick remote and you want to connect your FireStick to the wireless network, you can do it using your smartphone device. Here are the steps to follow:

  • Turn on the hotspot on your smartphone.

  • Set the Hotspot name and password just like you set for the Home Network.  If the name is not correct, your FireStick would not be able to recognize the network.

  • Your FireStick will now connect to the Smartphone Hotspot.

  • Now,  you need to install the Amazon fire TV application on your smartphone device.  You can download the app from  Google Play Store or Apple application store.

  • Once the application is downloaded, open it and you will be all set to control your FireStick using the Smartphone device.

  • Now onwards, your smartphone is the remote for your Amazon FireStick.

Note: This method should be used only in emergency situations. If you do not have the FireStick remote, we recommend you to purchase a new remote as soon as possible.

Unable to Connect the FireStick To WiFi?

In case you are facing trouble with the Amazon FireStick WiFi Setup, you can try the following methods to deal with the problem:

  • Restart the FireStick and try to connect it again to WiFi.

  • Restart your Wi-Fi network.

  • Manually enter the WiFi Name and password.

There are some situations in which the user is unable to connect Firestick to the Wi-Fi network.  In such scenarios, it is always recommended to manually add the Wi-Fi name and password to connect. However,  if you are facing the same trouble, you can switch to the advanced options section where you need to provide the IP address and other details related to your WiFi network. Click on the Connect button.

So, this is all about the FireStick WiFi Setup. Usually, the FireSticks get automatically connected to the Home WiFi Network. In case, it won’t even after every possible attempt, then there could be something wrong with your FireStick. Thus,  we recommend you to contact the Amazon experts and take their advice to find a reliable solution to your problem.