How to set up an Amazon Fire Stick, Amazon's portable media streaming device, for the first time
- Figuring out how to set up an Amazon Fire Stick is simpler than it seems.
- Amazon's Fire Stick is an easy way for those who don't have a smart TV to watch shows and movies, listen to music, and enjoy other subscription-based services.
- Setting up Amazon's Fire Stick just requires a television with an HDMI port, batteries for the remote, and an internet connection.
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How to set up an Amazon Fire Stick
1. When you receive your Amazon Fire Stick, there will be 3 items: the remote, power adapter, and the Fire Stick. First, find the Fire Stick.
2. Plug the Fire Stick into one of your TV's HDMI ports, which can usually be found on the back of the television. 3. Connect the power cable to the Fire Stick.
4. Then, plug the power cable into a wall outlet, or into the USB port of the TV.
5. Turn on your TV. Using the television's remote, find the correct input channel or source that you plugged the Fire Stick into (for example, HDMI 1), and select it.6. Once you've inserted batteries into your Fire Stick remote, press any button.
7. Now, you should see the Amazon Fire Stick start-up screen. Follow the instructions on screen to finish setting up your Fire Stick. This includes pairing the remote, setting up the language, connecting to Wi-Fi, and signing into your Amazon account.
If you are a Prime member, you will have access to Prime Video. You can also use Alexa to check the weather and add items to your Amazon cart.
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