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Resetting your Fire Stick remote can help resolve pairing issues, button malfunctioning, or other control problems. Here's how to do it for most Fire Stick models:

1. Unplug and wait:

  1. Disconnect your Fire Stick from both the power supply and the HDMI port of your TV.
  2. Wait for 60 seconds to allow the Fire Stick to fully power down.

2. Press and hold the buttons:

  1. While the Fire Stick remains unplugged, locate the Left button, Menu button, and Back button on your remote.
  2. Press and hold these three buttons simultaneously for 12 seconds.
  3. Release the buttons after 12 seconds and wait for 5 seconds.

3. Try pairing the remote:

  1. Plug your Fire Stick back into the power and HDMI port.
  2. The remote should automatically pair with the Fire Stick. If it doesn't pair automatically, you may need to press and hold the Home button for a few seconds to initiate pairing.

For Fire Stick Basic Edition remote:

If you have a Fire Stick Basic Edition, the reset process is slightly different:

  1. Press and hold the Home button on your remote.
  2. Release the Home button.
  3. Press the Menu button 9 times in rapid succession.
  4. Remove the batteries from your remote.
  5. Unplug your Fire Stick from the power and HDMI port, and wait 60 seconds.
  6. Put the batteries back into your remote.
  7. Plug your Fire Stick back in and try using the remote.

Additional tips:

  • If the above steps don't work, refer to the user manual or support website for your specific Fire Stick model for additional troubleshooting instructions.
  • If the issue persists, you may need to replace the batteries in your remote or consider contacting Amazon customer service for further assistance.
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