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How to connect Amazon Firestick to Wi-Fi

Amazon Fire Stick is one among a wide range of streaming devices. It’s similar to Roku Steambar or Google Chromecast. It’s a USB stick-sized device that should be connected to an HDMI port. Using this device, you can stream video and audio content from a wide range of apps, including Amazon Prime Video (if you have a subscription) using Wi-Fi.

In fact, there’s a variety of services you can use with Amazon Firestick, including Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Hulu, Sling TV, Crackle, Pluto TV, Tubi TV, Amazon Music, Pandora, Spotify, and many others. Also, Fire TV devices support HBO Max and Peacock.

How to connect Amazon Firestick to Wi-Fi

Here’s what you should do in order to connect your Amazon Fire Stick to Wi-Fi:

  • Connect your Amazon Firestick to your TV, just plug it into HDMI port.
  • Connect Amazon Firestick to the power. You can use both included adapter to connect it to power outlet, or plug into USB-port on your TV directly, without using an addapter.
  • Turn on your Firestick and choose HDMI as an output method on your TV.
  • Take Fire remote control and press the home button to access the Home screen.
  • Select Settings on the top-right corner on the screen.
  • Go to Network, that’s the second option from the top and has three curved lines icon.
  • Select your Wi-Fi network and enter the password (in case your network is password protected).
  • Select Connect.

After you have connected your Amazon Firestick, you can press home button to return to the home screen.

This article was written by Hai-Marie Newman and was reviewed by Vladislav Sheridan, a Managing Editor at Splaitor, according to Splaitor’s Quality and Fact-Checking Policy.

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