How You Can Reset Your Amazon Firestick?

Nowadays media streaming services are going on boom in the world, as like internet prices going down and due to this online video streaming services taking first place in the choice of entertainment.

Instead of download and play, many of us love to stream videos. Live streaming Industries going to be a $70+ Billion by 2021. Many media players already entered and some of joining this streaming industry.

Some major players in this industry are Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Disney, and many more. Amazon also provides its own media streaming devices as well as fire sticks, fire tv box, etc.

If you are also a big fan of Amazon Fire Stick, then this post will be very helpful for you. This post will explain how you can reset and restart your firestick in some unique way that you don’t know about. You can also Install Xfinity Stream on Firestick very easily.

How to Restart your Fire Stick?

We plug our Firestick with our device like TV, Computer, Projector and give external power to our firestick and forget to turn it off separately, due to this our fire stick goes into standby mode.

If you face any kind of performance issue or problem in streaming your content and you want to resolve that issue just restarting your Firestick but unfortunately there is no power button in the firestick (older generation sticks) to turn it off. But with the help of the following methods, you can restart your amazon firestick without any hassle.

Plugged Out Power Cord of Firestick

This is the simplest way to restart your device, just plugged out your power cord of Firestick, if you are giving power with the USB port or any external adaptor just turn it off or plugged out from the power cord, wait for some time and plugged in again.

Using Settings Under Menu

You can also restart your Amazon fire stick from the Settings menu. You need to follow these steps.

Step 1:  you need to scroll up to the top menus and navigate to “Settings” by scroll right and click on it.

Step 2:  Again, need to scroll to the right and select “My Fire TV”

Step 3: In My fire TV you need to scroll down and click on “Restart” and your after clicking on it your amazon firestick will automatically restart.

Restart Using Stick Remote

You can also restart your Amazon Fire Stick using your Stick Remote. Many times you can face lag or hang issue in your stick and you’re scrolling not working properly but you want to restart your stick then you can also restart your firestick with the help of your stick remote, for this you need to follow these simple steps.

Step 1:  On your remote, you need to press and hold the “Home” button that given in the center of your remote (icon built like home) for few seconds, then select “Settings”.

Step 2: in the “Settings” you need to scroll down and click “My Fire TV” and then scroll down and select “Restart” as we did in the 2nd method to restart our stick.

How to Reset Your Amazon Fire Stick?

If your Amazon Firestick getting slow and not working properly and you feel that you need to reset or restore factory default settings your device, then you follow these simple steps to reset your stick.

Step 1: You need to click on top menus and select “Settings”

Step 2: Then need to scroll right and click on “My Fire TV”

Step 3: Next you need to scroll down in the option and select “Reset to Factory Defaults”, it may ask your pin (if you activated any security control on your stick)

Step 4: You will get some popup notification to ask to start the reset process, you need to click on the “Reset” button and you stick is resetting to factory defaults.


If you encounter any kind of problem in the processing time or at the time your device is resetting you can repeat the above steps to complete your reset process.

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