Fire TV Stick Tip: Use Your Phone as Voice Remote

If you don’t have the Alexa voice remote for your Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, don’t worry. Use your phone as voice remote today and access all voice commands.

Here is a nice tip for Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick owners: use your phone as voice remote today as a substitute for the Alexa remote.

If you’ve misplaced your Amazon Fire remote or don’t have a remote that is Alexa enabled, you can use the Fire TV app on both the iPhone and Android as a substitute remote to control your Fire. This option lets you navigate menus and use your voice to quickly navigate the Fire TV Stick without needing a physical remote replacement.

A replacement Alexa enabled Fire TV remote is $30 on Amazon which is right near the cost of a new Fire Stick. As well, its actually unavailable at the link above at the time of this posting. This could leave you in a tight spot if you need a replacement.

To use your phone as voice remote for your Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick, follow the instructions below:


Amazon Fire TV Stick Tip: Use Phone as Voice Remote

  1. Launch your phone’s App Store (both iOS and Android work for this tip).
  2. Search Amazon Fire TV and download the Fire TV app to your phone.
  3. Make sure your phone is connected to the same wifi network as your Amazon Fire TV Stick.
  4. Launch the Fire TV app. When the app syncs up with your Amazon Fire TV (automatic), it will give you a four digit code to type in on your phone. Enter this in to sync the remote to the Fire TV.

That’s it! Once the Fire TV app is synced, you can use your phone as voice remote with full functionality for navigating menus.

Check out some of our other Amazon Fire TV & Fire Stick tips, including how to install Kodi on your Fire TV.

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