FireStick Not Connecting to WiFi

For streaming content using Amazon Firestick, you need an active internet connection. Users often complain that their FireStick Not Connecting to WiFi. If you are also facing the same trouble with your device, this post can help you.  Without a wireless connection, it is not possible for you to access every feature of FireStick. So, if you want to make the best use of your smart Streaming stick, read the post and follow the simple steps to troubleshooting FireStick Not Connecting to WiFi. Once the problem is resolved, you can use all the features of the streaming stick at the best potential.

FireStick Not Connecting to WiFi

Amazon FireStick Not Connecting To WiFi: Troubleshooting Steps to Follow

If your Amazon fire stick is giving you a hard time in connecting to the wireless network, you can follow the troubleshooting steps below to fix the problem:

Check the router restrictions and limitations

Many times, Firestick won’t connect to WiFi because something is wrong with the router. Thus, you need to check a few things with the router.  Check that if your router is functioning fine and does not have any restriction or limitation that may prevent the firestick from connecting to the Wi-Fi.  Make sure that your router has DHCP enabled. Otherwise,  you need to assign a static IP address to your firestick.

In case the number of connected devices on the Wi-Fi reaches the limit,  you can either increase the number of connections or disconnect one of the devices to make space for your Amazon FireStick.   Check the router admin panel to make sure that your firestick is not blacklisted or blocked. In case it is blocked, unblock it and try to connect again.

Reboot the Router

Check the router settings and make sure that everything is working fine. In case something is wrong with your router, you need to reboot the router. A simple reboot sometimes helps to fix the Wi-Fi connectivity issues. Once you are done, try reconnecting the FireStick to the router. In case, the problem still exists, you can proceed with the next troubleshooting guidelines.

Forget the WiFi Network and Reconnect It

If you are facing the authentication issues with your Wi-Fi network that you have previously used for connecting the Fire TV stick, try forgetting the network and reconnecting it.

Below are the step-by-step guidelines to do the task:

  • Go to the FireStick settings.

  • Choose the Network.

  • Place your cursor on the Network having connectivity troubles and click the Menu button using the remote.

  • Tap on the ‘Select’ button ( circular middle button) for the confirmation of forgetting the network.

This will delete the Network from the database of FireStick and you can reconnect it again.

Still Not Connecting?  Reboot the FireStick

Rebooting the router can help you to troubleshoot the Wi-Fi connectivity issues. You can reboot the FireStick using the Setting menu. Below is the step by step instructions to do this task

  • Go to the FireStick Setting menu.

  • Choose the ‘My Fire TV’ option.

  • Click on the Restart button.

  • Choose the Restart option for action confirmation.

  • Your FireStick will turn off and restart instantly. 

So,  these are some simple troubleshooting steps that you can follow to fix the FireStick not connecting to Wi-Fi problem on your device. The troubleshooting steps are simple and surely help you to fix the problem. But, if you still have a doubt or there is any other query, you can always contact the experts and take their advice. The experts will help you to identify the root cause of the Wi-Fi connectivity issue on Firestick and share the best possible solution to fix it.  The experts are available around the clock so you can contact them anytime you want.