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Hi Robin. I have never used fire stick but I do have ROKU in 3 rooms in my home and I get lots of free movies, news, sports tv shows etc. Works from Wi-Fi. https://www.roku.com/index

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Amazon Fire TV provides 16GB storage while Roku storage is quite lesser with 512 MB storage. External storage comes as a life saver. Random Access Memory is also better in Cube TV than Roku Ultra streaming device. You can use wired or wireless in both the devices. Bluetooth is available in Fire TV Cube but not in Roku Ultra. Make sure you have proper network connection and that is what required playing quality contents.
So Fire Stick is easier for you to handle and deal with. For more details visit https://www.go-roku.com

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How to reset fire stick


Reset is one of the best option to get rid of any problem. So, if you are getting trouble with fire tv device like black screen, won't connect to wifi, fire tv no signal and more issues then reset fire tv device. Perform reset activity here: https://firesupportonline.com/troubleshoot/reset-fire-stick

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Ireset my fire stick to factory and now won't work


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this is all i can find out.
How do I fix my Firestick? Hold down the Select + Play buttons together for 5 seconds to Restart the device. Restart the device: Settings > System > Restart, then once restarted unplug the power cable for 5 seconds then plug back in. I hope this helps you and hopefully fixes your Fire TV issues. problem with the Amazon Fire Stick and the remote.30 Sep 2015

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My fire stick is not connecting to internet and I know my internet is working


hi Paula.
not sure if this will help you out.
To restart your Fire TV: Unplug the power adapter for three seconds, then plug it back in. You can also restart your device with your remote. Press and hold the Select and Play/Pause buttons at the same for about five seconds, until your device restarts.

Amazon.co.uk Help: Can't Connect to Wi-Fi

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Why does my fire stick not turn on?Restarting your device can resolve many issues-just disconnect the power cord (from the back of the device or from the power outlet), and then plug it back in. You can also use your remote to restart your device. Press and hold the Select and Play/Pause buttons at the same time, for about five seconds.Amazon.com Help: Basic Troubleshooting for Fire TVhttps://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=202104850
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Does my fire tv stick need a cable box to function or can I just plug it from my tv to the electric outlets


The Fire Stick just needs a HDMI port to plug into. The ones on the tv (assuming it's a newerish tv with HDMI connections) will work fine.

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Connecting fire stick to tv. i am a prime member with amazon


Setting up Amazon Fire TV Stick hardware
  1. Plug the micro-USB power cable into your Fire TV Stick and the other end into the plug adapter and into the wall.
  2. Plug your Fire TV Stick into an HDMI port on your TV (a cable is included to extend the HDMI reach if you've got a particularly tricky TV).
  3. Next, turn on your TV and switch the input to the right HDMI port
  4. You won't be able to interact with Fire TV Stick until you pair a remote. Thankfully, by just inserting the batteries into the included remote, it should pair automatically. If this fails, you can download and use the Amazon Fire TV remote app on your phone.
  5. Now it's time to set up your wireless network. Fire TV Stick should automatically detect your Wi-Fi. Select your network and enter any passwords.
  6. Your Fire TV Stick will then check for updates and download anything it doesn't have before letting you continue. Depending on how new your Stick is and the strength of your connection, this could take some time.
  7. If you bought your Fire TV Stick from Amazon, it will have arrived already logged in and set up with your account, which is handy. If not, don't worry, it's very easy to set up a new account on Fire TV, requiring nothing more than your Amazon login details.
  8. Once done, you'll be treated to an unskippable introduction to your Fire TV Stick, taking you through the basics of what the system can do and how to make the most of its features.
  9. From here, you can set up parental control settings before you start using your Fire TV Stick as intended.
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My fire stick keeps buffering what can i do?


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Hi, I purchased a firetvstick but it does not respond after plugged into my smart tv. help


Check list:

1) Do you have your fire stick powered?
Connected via usb cable to a power adapter
plugged into a power strip that has the power on,
power switch is off....so on.

2) Do you have your TV input set to the correct HDMI input?
Depending on the model you may have 2 to 4 HDMI inputs.
This is the most common error.
Please make sure the input is set to the correct input
of where your fire stick is plugged in to.

3) If you have power and the input in your TV is set.
And you still have nothing.
Then your firestick might be defective.

4) If it is working, read the instructions carefully.
connect your fire stick to your wi fi and register your fire stick.
Then enjoy!!

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Can i install a amazon fire tv stick the u s b will not plug in


Amazon.com: Customer Reviews: Amazon Fire TV Stick

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Amazon.com, Inc.It doesn't even play all the games that can run on the Fire TV box. Also note ... Q: CanI use my TV's USB port to power the Fire TV Stick? ... A USB port on your TV or other equipment probably will not work. ..... You can plug the Fire Stick's USB cable into theUSB port on your TV and it should work (depending on your TV ).

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