Questions or concerns about the Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick? Check out our Fire Stick FAQ below, which helps answer some common questions about the media player.
Check out our Fire TV / Fire Stick FAQ guide below and get answers to some basic and common questions about Amazon’s media players.
Fire TV and Fire Stick FAQ
What is the Fire TV / Fire Stick?
The Fire TV and Fire Stick are streaming media players developed and sold by Amazon. They are developed for your TV with an operating system you can use with a remote and the ability to install media apps such as Netflix, Youtube, Hulu, and Kodi.
Do you have to have Amazon Prime to use the Fire Stick?
Amazon Prime is NOT required to use the Fire Stick. All apps and functionality are available without a Prime membership. If you do have Amazon Prime, you can sign into your Amazon Prime Video account and use those services.
How much is the Amazon Fire Stick / Fire TV?
The Fire Stick costs $40 regular cost and the Fire TV costs $100. Occasionally, Amazon has Fire Stick deals and Prime Day, Black Friday, or Cyber Monday usually bring $10-20 discounts on the Fire Stick and Fire TV.
Do you have to have internet to use the Fire Stick?
Yes, you need the internet to use the Fire Stick. All media content is pulled from websites on the internet. If an app has offline viewing features, you may be able to download media for later viewing without an internet connection.
How much is the Amazon Fire Stick per month?
There is no monthly cost for the Amazon Fire Stick or Fire TV. You may elect to subscribe to premium services such as Netflix or HBO Now, but those payments are completely separate from the Amazon Fire Stick.
How do I use Alexa on Fire TV / Fire Stick?
On the Fire Stick remote, simply hold the Alexa voice command button in the center and Alexa’s voice command prompt will show up on your screen.
How do you turn off Fire Stick?
The Fire Stick can be turned off by unplugging it from your TV. Most users simply put the Fire Stick into sleep mode from the power options, which puts the Fire Stick into a low power mode and it can be woken up with a simple press of the remote later.
How do you install Kodi on Fire Stick?
Check out our Kodi Fire Stick install guide by clicking here.
How to do you install Kodi add-ons on Fire Stick / Fire TV?
Kodi add-ons can be installed on the Fire Stick the same way as any Android Kodi box. Head to our home page and start reading through some of our articles today.