How to Unpair Firestick Remote
When you want to connect your Firestick remote to a new device or have issues with it, you will need to unpair remote from your Firestick.
Here’s everything you need to know about how to unpair the Firestick remote.
Unpairing the Firestick remote is a straightforward process that can be completed in just a few simple steps.
What is a Firestick remote?
We must first understand what the Firestick remote is in order to be able to understand what we are doing before we can begin the unpairing process.
The Firestick remote is the wireless remote included with Amazon Fire TV devices.
You can use it to navigate through the Firestick interface, launch applications, and even control playback.
Why would you need to unpair a Firestick remote?
Several reasons may lead you to need to unpair your Firestick remote so that you can use it with another device. including:
In order to re-sync your remote with your Firestick, you need to make sure that it is working properly.
There is a new device you want to use and you need to pair your remote with it.
You have lost your remote and you would like to pair a new one with it.
Here are the steps to follow to unpair your Firestick remote:
There are a few different ways to unpair your Firestick remote. Here’s how to do it using the Fire TV Stick’s settings menu:
Go to the Fire TV Stick's home screen.
Select the Settings gear icon in the upper-left corner of the screen.
Select Controllers & Bluetooth Devices.
Select Amazon Fire TV Remotes.
Select the remote you want to unpair.
Select Unpair Device.
You can also unpair your Firestick remote using the Fire TV Stick’s remote control. Here’s how:
Press and hold the Home button on the remote for 10 seconds.
The Fire TV Stick will go into pairing mode.
On your new remote, press and hold the Home button for 10 seconds.
The two remotes will pair automatically.
If you’re still having trouble unpairing your Firestick remote, you can contact Amazon customer support for help.