Amazon fire tv is the new trend for consumers worldwide to watch live events, streaming, and tvshows. It is a very popular smart tv, but the tv won't be smart if you cannot connect it with a remote controller. It will hamper your tv watching experience too. 

If you learn how to pair or replace the remote, you will be able to enjoy your favorite tv shows without interruption again. Here we will discuss how you can pair a remote controller for your firestick tv and how you can replace the remote.

How to Pair Fire Tv Remote

For pairing your firestick remote device, you have to hold the remote's home button for at least five to ten seconds. The remote light, which is on the top, will start blinking. The screen will show a message, or the three blue lights will start flashing. This indicates the initial successful pairing attempt. But you don't need to connect it always because the connection is rarely needed.
How To Pair A Replacement Or Additional Remote To Fire TV?
If you start streaming, then your remote will automatically pair with your tv. But sometimes, the remote loses connection to your tv because of some issues. In that case, you might need to connect the remote controller with the tv. For your proper assistance, we are putting a step-by-step process of pairing the remote to the Firestick tv.
  • First, unplug the firestick from the power sources. Keep it outside for at least a minute.
  • During this time, you can remove your remote batteries and replace a new pair of batteries with them.
  • Now, plug in the fire stick into the power sources.
  • When the device starts, take your remote and press the home button. Hold it for initiating the pairing mode. In a few seconds, it will start pairing.
  • The pairing will be best if you stand around 10 feet from your fire stick device. If you stand in the distance, then the pairing will be tough.
  • Wait until the connection lights start blinking. Once the connection is established, the top light of the remote will start blinking faster. The updated remote controllers are blinked faster from the very first moment, but the older ones start slowly and then blink faster when they start searching.
  • The menu screen will appear when the pairing will complete. The updated second-generation remote controllers give a three blue light flash when the pairing is completed.
The fire stick remote controllers can be paired to any third-party remote controller. You can easily add seven remote controllers to your one firestick device. If the limits are met, then unpair any of them.

How to Pair a Replacement or Add an Extra Remote to Fire TV

You have to do some settings for pairing a replacement or additional remote to your fire stick TV. The process is quite similar to adding a new remote to your fire tv. We will provide you step by process to add or replace your fire tv remote. Make sure you follow the process:
  • Press the home button of your remote controller for at least five to ten seconds. When the remote controller name appears on the screen, select the new remote controller name that you want to connect.
  • When the menu list opens, select the setting menu. It will appear at the top of the screen.
  • Press the up directed button of your remote. Hold it until the home button is highlighted.
  • Now press the right directional button. Hold it until you see the settings button highlighted.
  • Now, click the central button of your remote that is the OK button, to confirm the settings menu.
  • After going into selection, select the controller and Bluetooth devices option.
  • Then select the fire tv select button.
  • Select add a new remote option on the screen.
  • Your fire tv will display the list of new remotes that are discoverable. 
  • Now, you have to press the home button again. Hold it for at least five to ten seconds. Then the new remote start is pairing with the fire tv. When your fire tv recognizes the remote, you are pairing, and it will appear the name of the new remote on the screen.
  • After that, press the selection button of the old remote that is the OK button.
  • Finally, you will see the new remote you paired on the tv screen. Thus, the pairing process completes.

Pair Your Phone As Fire TV Remote

You can use your phone as an additional remote for your firestick tv. You have to install remote tv apps to give the mobile control of your fire tv. It is quite simple to turn the mobile device into the additional paired remote controller of your fire tv. It is also a great substitute for a physical tv remote controller. 

You must make sure your mobile and the fire tv relate to the same Wi-Fi network. And it is also a wise choice because you can use an updated version without paying extra. We will give step-by-step advice on using an app to turn your mobile into a remote controller.
  • Download and install the free app from the google play store. It is available in Android, IOS version of mobile and tablets.
  • Open the app and manually select your fire tv device from the list that the app found.
  • Sign in with your Amazon account.
  • Put the four-digit PIN on the app.
  • After the pairing completion, you can control your device with the mobile app. The mobile will be a perfect additional choice for the physical remote.
The article has given the full guide on adding an extra remote controller option to your fire tv. It also depicts step by step how you will replace the remote option on fire tv. It will be very informative to those trying to alter or replace the remote option of their fire tv remote option.