The Amazon Fire TV Stick is a Streaming Stick, the size of a USB flash drive, that plugs into one of your TV’s HDMI ports. The Fire Stick turns your TV into a Smart TV, allowing you to access content from streaming services such as Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Prime, Disney+ and more.
The Fire Stick plugs into your TV’s HDMI port, connects via WiFi, and gives you access to your favourite TV shows, movies, subscription services, music, photos and games. It comes with a Bluetooth remote control that works with both buttons and voice commands.
The latest versions of the remote now come with Alexa, Amazon’s Virtual Assistant. In this instant Alexa works when you hold the microphone button - she is not always listening for remote commands as with the Amazon Echo Dot.
If you need help connecting your Remote with the Fire Stick, this troubleshooting article will explain what to do.
There is a one off fee when you purchase your Amazon Fire Stick, starting at 39,99$ for the Fire TV Stick and 49,99$ for the 4K option. It is free to use, however you will need to pay fees for any subscription services that you sign up to, ie. Netflix.
The box contains the Fire TV Stick, the remote, a USB cable and power adapter, HDMI extender, 2 AAA batteries and a setup guide.
After having finished the setup process, you can now select which streaming services you want to use. To add a service, follow these simple steps:
These steps are essentially the same for most streaming services.
Ultimately, the Amazon Fire Stick is an excellent low-cost option for anyone looking to access streaming services on their Non-Smart TV, without having to purchase a new TV. You are able to access all kinds of content, from your favourite TV shows and films, to games and music.