Firestick says connected with problems

Network related issues are quite common to occur in Amazon Firestick. If your Firestick says connected with problems, this post can help you to troubleshoot the issues.  Streaming issues make the device almost unusable and prevent the users from watching their favorite online content, installing the applications, and use other smart features supported by Firestick. So,  if you have noticed that your Firestick says connected with problems, proceed with the below-mentioned troubleshooting steps and get rid of the issue.

My Firestick is connected with problems. What should I Do?

To fix ‘Firestick says connected with problems’,  follow the step-by-step instructions mentioned below:

Firestick says connected with problems

Troubleshoot the router

The first and foremost thing you need to do for troubleshooting is to check the router. Make sure that your router is transmitting the data in a correct manner. You can try connecting your Firestick to another wireless network – perhaps a smartphone hotspot, to check if it gets connected successfully to the network.   You can reboot the router if something is wrong with the device. Usually, a simple reboot helps to fix the connectivity issues. Also, consider repositioning your router because sometimes the distance between router and device causes an interruption in data transmission.

Forget the network

Another effective solution you can consider to fix the ‘Firestick says connected with problems’ issue is to forget the Wi-Fi network and try to reconnect it on your Firestick for streaming the content without any hassle. Below are the step-by-step guidelines to do this:

  • Go to the ‘Settings’ menu and choose the Network.

  • Now, you need to move the cursor to the problematic network and after that, you need to tap on the Menu button using the remote.

  • Tap on the ‘Select’ button for the confirmation of forgetting the compromised network.

  • You will receive the notification that the network is disconnected.

  • Now, you need to choose the preferred network again and enter the password to connect. Tap on the Play/Pause button for connecting the Firestick to the network.

If the error message is still appearing on your scene, go for the next troubleshooting step.

Hard reboot firestick

Hard rebooting can help you to fix the Firestick connectivity issue. For this, you can follow the step by step guidelines mentioned below: 

  • Unplug the power adapter of Firestick from the power outlet. 

  • Remove the USB cable from the Firestick.

  • Turn off the Firestick and then turn it on again.

Try to connect to the network again. If the problem still exists, you can reset the Firestick.

So,  these are some simple steps that can help you to fix the ‘Firestick says connected with problems’ issue on your device.  All the guidelines are simple and easy to follow. But, if you still have a doubt or there is any other technical query regarding the Firestick, you can contact the experts and get professional advice. The experts can help you to find the best possible solution to your problem and make sure that you have the best streaming experience with Firestick.