How to update your Fire TV device 2024.Amazon is releasing software updates to introduce new features and fix bugs on Fire TV devices. Updating your Fire TV device can improve its performance and fix other problems.This tutorial will show you how to update your Amazon Fire TV devices to the latest software. You’ll also learn how to update your Fire TV Remote.Note: The steps in this guide apply to all models and generations of Amazon Fire TV devices.
How to update Fire TV
Your Amazon Fire TV device automatically downloads software updates when connected to the Internet. The streaming device automatically installs downloaded updates when it is idle or not in use.You can manually download and install software updates from the Fire TV settings menu. Connect your Fire TV to a Wi-Fi or Ethernet network and follow these steps to update its software.
- Select the gear icon in the top right corner of the Fire TV home screen.
- Select My Fire TV on the settings page.
- Next, select About on the My Fire TV page.
- Scroll down the About page and select Check for updates.
Your Fire TV should start downloading the update if its software is out of date. If your Fire TV has downloaded an update in the background, you’ll see a Install update option on your screen. Select Install update to begin the software update process. Installation may take up to 30 minutes, depending on your Fire TV and Internet connection speed. Do not press any buttons on the Fire TV remote while the update is being installed.
Update your Fire TV remote
Does your Fire TV Remote sometimes crash? Updating the software may resolve the issue and get it working properly again. You can update your Fire TV Remote software in the Fire OS settings menu.
- Open Settings of your Fire TV and select Bluetooth Controllers & Devices .
- Select Amazon Fire TV Controls.
- Go to your Amazon Fire TV Remote. You will find an option to update your Fire TV Remote if an update is available for the remote.
Keep your Fire TV Remote paired or connected to your Fire TV during the update. Also, don’t move the Fire TV Remote while it’s updating its software to avoid draining the batteries and interrupting the update.
Can’t update your Fire TV? Try these fixes
Here are some troubleshooting steps to take if you’re having trouble updating software on your Fire TV.
1. Check your internet connection
Internet connection problems may interrupt or prevent you from downloading and installing software updates. Check your network connection status if you’re having trouble updating your Fire TV device.Go to Settings > Network, go to the Internet and click Pause/Play button on the Fire TV Remote. You will see “Connected to Wi-Fi” and “Connected to the Internet” messages if your Fire TV has an Internet connection. Reboot or reboot your router if the connection status page displays “Connection Problems” or “No Network Connection.” If the problem persists, contact your Internet service provider.
2. Restart your Fire TV
Is your Fire TV unable to download or install software updates despite being connected to the Internet? Reboot your streaming device and try reinstalling the update.Go to Settings > My Fire TV, select Restart and wait until the Fire TV restarts. Alternatively, press and hold the Select and Pause/Play buttons on the Fire TV Remote for at least five seconds Perform a hard reset if your Fire TV or Fire TV Remote is not responding. Unplug the Fire TV’s power cord from the wall outlet and plug it back in after 10 to 15 seconds.
3. Factory reset your Fire TV
Reset your Fire TV to factory settings if you still can’t update the software on your streaming device. Please note that restoring your Fire TV to factory settings deletes your account information and downloaded content (apps, in-app purchases, etc.).Go to Settings > My Fire TV > Factory reset and select Reset when prompted for confirmation.
Update your Fire TV
Updating Fire TV devices is a simple task. The troubleshooting suggestions above should fix any issues you might encounter while updating your Fire TV. Otherwise, contact Amazon Device Support for technical assistance.
How to update your Fire TV device 2024
How to update your Fire TV device 2024