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How to restart Amazon Fire TV Stick?

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Unarguably, one of the best streaming services worldwide, Amazon has made quite a name for itself coming from nowhere into the streaming business dominated by the likes of Netflix and other traditional TV channels. And with Fire TV Stick, they made their streaming service accessible to those stuck to a TV, without them having to upgrade to an Android TV.

Amazon Fire TV Stick is one of the cheapest and most efficient alternatives to buying a new Android TV as it enables users to convert any old LCD/LED TV with an available HDMI slot into a fully functional Android-powered TV, which can be used to stream content via the internet on services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime, YouTube, Hotstar, and many others.

If your Firestick has been glitching or you’re facing other issues with it while browsing or during playback, it might be a good idea to restart the device and see if that helps.

If you’re facing major issues with your Fire TV Stick, it’s always a good idea to check for updates as they usually bring bug fixes and patches. Check out our guide to update your Amazon Fire TV Stick.

Also read: What is the Download Limit on Amazon Prime Video?

How to restart your Fire TV Stick?

Step 1: Navigate to Settings on the menu at the top of the screen.How to update Amazon Fire TV Stick? | Candid.Technology Step 2: On the Settings menu, scroll to the right and select the My Fire TV option.How to update Amazon Fire TV Stick? | Candid.Technology

Step 3: On the next page,  scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Restart option.How to update Amazon Fire TV Stick? | Candid.Technology While you can also restart your Firestick by merely switching off its power source and turning it back on, it’s recommended to restart the device using this option to ensure there are no hiccups.

Also read: How to cancel your Amazon Prime Video subscription?



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