How to reset fire stick

This article will help you learn how to reset Fire stick and basically make your device to work like new again. You can use the same process outlined here to spruce up any model and this goes for your Fire TV Cube as well. The Amazon Firestick is one of the most used streaming devices around and that’s mainly because it entered the market at an insanely low market price.

The only downside to this is that Amazon had to cut costs somewhere which is why this device only comes with 8 GB internal storage which is never enough for most users. But, once your Firestick fills up, you can reset it to wipe its memory clean so you can enjoy it like it was when it was new. This reset process is super easy and takes only a few minutes to reset both your Fire TV and Firestick devices.

How to reset fire stick to factory settings

Guide to resetting your firestick

  1. Go to the ‘Settings’ menu of your Firesticks / Fire TV device
  2. Click the My Fire TV icon
  3. Select the option “Reset to factory settings”
  4. Click on “Reset”.
  5. Give the system a few seconds to do its job
  6. At this point your Firestick / Fire TV will automatically restart. You will then see a screen labeled “Reset your Fire TV stick”.
  7. Next you will be asked to connect to a Wi-Fi network. Once that’s done, the Amazon login screen will appear and you’re good to go!

Reset firestick without settings

How to reset amazon fire stick

It is not uncommon for a Firestick / Fire TV to freeze while trying to access the Settings page. This often happens when the device is running with full memory. The good news is that you can fix this problem in minutes by doing a factory reset on the device. You can do this by pressing the Ring and Back buttons simultaneously for at least 10 seconds.

How to reset Amazon fire stick without remote

How to do it without wi-fi or remote control

Amazon Fire stick Review

Based on the above methods, you need WiFi to access your remote. This is not always possible because your TV may not support CEC, you may have forgotten your remote control for some reason, or your app may be working over a different Wi-Fi connection. If this problem occurs when resetting Firestick, you need to trick the Fire TV Stick into believing that you are trying to reach it over the old Wi-Fi network. To do this, you need to use your phone to connect to a hotspot, or change your router’s username and password to match your old Wi-Fi connection. This is the fastest way to connect your phone to your Fire TV Stick so that you can access the Fire TV app from your phone. This way you can control your Firestick reset and other settings directly from the app.

How to reset Amazon fire stick without remote

If you don’t have the Fire TV remote at hand, check the sofa cushions first. If it doesn’t exist, you may want to ask a friend with a Fire TV or Fire stick if you can borrow their remote to pair with your device for a reset.

Reset your Firestick to factory settings with the Fire TV Remote app

Otherwise, you can download the Fire TV Remote app at any time from the Amazon App Store to your Android phone or tablet and use it to navigate through the Fire OS settings and reset your Firestick.

Resetting the Amazon Fire Stick without a remote control To use the Fire Stick without a remote control, you can download and use the apps and products listed below.

Reset the Amazon Fire Stick

Perform a reset if you have problems using the Amazon Fire Stick or if you cannot access the device. There are two methods of resetting the Amazon Fire Stick. You can navigate to the Fire Stick’s settings to reset the device. The other method is using the Amazon Fire Stick remote control.

  1. Turn on your Amazon Fire Stick and go to the Settings menu.
  2. Select My Fire TV and click on Factory data reset.
  3. On the confirmation screen, click Reset.
  4. A window will appear with the message resetting Your Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K to Factory Settings.
  5. Now your Amazon Fire Stick will restart and you will be taken to the next screen.
  6. You will be asked to connect to your Wi-Fi network.
  7. Once you’ve connected your TV to the Wi-Fi network, the login page will appear.
  8. Sign in to your account and complete the setup to connect the Amazon Fire Stick.

Sometimes you won’t be able to access your Firestick due to a frozen issu.

  • You can restore your Fire Stick to its factory settings using the remote control.
  • Press the Right and Back buttons at the same time for about 10-15 seconds.
  • After a while, your Amazon Fire Stick will restore the factory default settings.
  • After completing the steps to reset the Amazon Fire Stick, prepare for a quick install.
  • Now you install again your favorite apps.
How do I reset a Firestick without a remote control?

It creates a lot of trouble when you want to reset the Fire Stick without a remote control. However, there are three methods to reset the Amazon Fire Stick.

  1. Purchase a USB mouse to access the Amazon Fire Stick TV.
  2. Pair the USB mouse with the Fire Stick TV.
  3. Use the USB mouse to navigate to the Settings menu.
  4. Select My Fire TV and click on Factory data reset.
  5. A confirmation window will appear on the TV screen.
  6. In the confirmation window, select Reset.

Now your Amazon Fire Stick will restart. If you can’t use the USB mouse, you can use the Fire TV app. You can download the Fire TV app from the App Store. You can use the Fire TV app to control the Fire TV Stick.

You will need to Pair your device to the same Wi-Fi network

In the app, select your Amazon Fire TV and tap OK.

  • A four-digit code will appear on your TV screen.
  • Enter the code in the appropriate field.
  • Now go to Settings and tap on System.
  • Select Factory data reset.

You can also use third party applications like Blink 2.0, ES File Explorer, or Jitsi to reset the Amazon Fire Stick.

We recommend purchasing a new Fire TV remote as soon as possible. It is not advisable to rely on third-party apps.

How to reset Amazon fire stick wifi password

If you want to change the router’s default WiFi password, follow this step-by-step guide.

Launch your web browser on the fire stick and then follow below process to change or reset amazon fire stick wifi password according to your router:


  1. Log in to the router administration area with its standard IP address – /
  2. Enter the default user name and password (in most cases admin / admin).
  3. Navigate to Wireless> Wireless Security> WPA / WPA2 – Personal (Recommended)> Password.
  4. Enter your preferred password and save the change.


  1. Log in to the router settings page using the default IP address /
  2. Enter your username and password (or here is the list of default usernames and passwords).
  3. Go to Wireless> Wireless Security> Security Mode only set to WPA2> Pre-Shared Key: Enter your preferred password.
  4. Apply the change> restart your WLAN and the new password will be applied.


  1. Open the setup page of your router with the default IP address / /
  2. Enter the default user name and password for authentication.
  3. Go to Wireless> Security Options> Select WPA2-PSK [AES]> Now enter your preferred password in Passphrase.
  4. Use opportunities and restart your WiFi for changes to take effect.
How do I factory reset my Firestick from my computer?

Firestick factory reset

You can use different approaches to reset your Firestick to the factory settings. Some of them may be a little confusing, but they should all work with your PC. How to reset your Firestick to factory settings.


Once you’ve set up the Firestick on your PC, you can use it the same way you would if you connected it directly to your TV. To reset the device to factory settings using the TV, turn on the TV and go to the Amazon Fire TV app. Use the remote control to navigate to the Settings menu at the top of the screen and enter it. Now go to My Fire TV and click Down. Scroll down until you get to the Factory Reset option. As you have probably assumed, click on it and confirm by selecting Reset in the dialog box.


Once your Firestick has been reset you want to install some great streaming apps on it. Visit our list of the best Firestick apps to get started. You may even find some new favorites there as well as all the great Kodi addons that let you watch every movie, TV show, and sporting event you want to see. Your Fire TV and Firestick feel like new and the streams flow like spices again.

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