Learn about setting up your Amazon Fire TV, including how to connect the device to your TV and pair the remote.
Here's what you need to set up your Amazon Fire TV:
Note: To learn more about system requirements for watching video in 4K Ultra HD on Amazon Fire TV (2nd or 3rd Generation), or Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K go to Watching Video in 4K Ultra HD on Fire TV.
Note: Amazon Fire TV (3rd Generation), and Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K needs an Amazon Ethernet Adapter for Amazon Fire TV Devices (sold separately) to connect to an Ethernet cable.
Follow these steps to set up your Fire TV:
1. Connect the power adapter - Connect the included power adapter into the Power port on the back of your Fire TV, then plug the other end into a power outlet.
2. Connect to your TV - Plug one end of your HDMI cable into the HDMI port on the back of your Fire TV, then plug the other end into an available HDMI port on your TV.
Note: Fire TV (3rd Generation) has a built-in HDMI cable.
3. Select the input channel for your Fire TV - Turn on your TV, and select the input channel for the HDMI port you used to connect your Fire TV. A loading screen appears with the Amazon Fire TV logo.
4. Set up your remote - Insert the included batteries into your remote:
5. Pair your remote - After you insert the batteries, your remote should automatically pair with your Fire TV. If your remote doesn't pair right away, press and hold the Home button for up to 10 seconds to send it to "discovery mode" so you can complete the pairing process.
6. Connect to the Internet - Follow the on-screen instructions to connect your Fire TV to the Internet, via a Wi-Fi or wired (Ethernet) connection. For more information, go to Set Up Your Wi-Fi Connection.
7. Register your device - Follow the on-screen instructions to register your Fire TV to your Amazon account. To learn more, go to Register or Deregister Your Fire TV.
8. Get Started - Once you complete setup, a quick "Welcome" video shows tips on how to use your Fire TV. You can also set parental controls for your device, and sign up for Prime. To learn more, check out Fire TV Menu Basics and Navigate Your Fire TV.
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