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How to Connect Amazon Firestick to WiFi [3 Methods]



How to Connect Firestick to WiFi

You can connect Amazon Firestick to WIFI while you set up the device for the first time. If you have skipped the step accidentally, you can connect the device to the internet later. You can easily connect your Fire Stick to WIFI using the username and password. Once you have connected, you can stream your favorite content and perform other necessary functions without delay.

Having a Firestick connected to WIFI helps you to update apps and device firmware anytime you need. Just like other devices, when you turn on your Firestick, it will be connected to the WIFI automatically. Follow this article, to connect your Firestick to WIFI without complications.

How to Connect Amazon Firestick to WIFI

You can follow these steps to connect your Firestick device to WIFI using the remote.

1. Using the Firestick remote, head to Settings.

2. Select Network from the list of options under Settings.

Select Network to connect WIFI

3. Now, the Firestick will start searching the WIFI networks.

4. If you can’t find the desired WIFI, select Rescan.

5. Enter the WIFI password using the on-screen keyboard.

6. Finally, the Firestick device will be connected to the internet.

Alternative Way to Connect Firestick to WIFI

You can use the HDMI CEC Control feature to connect the device to the WiFi.

1. Go to the Settings menu on your FireStick home screen.

2. Navigate to the Display & Sounds section.

3. Look for the HDMI CEC Device Control option and ensure it is turned on.

Select HDMI CEC Device Control

4. To enable HDMI-CEC on your TV, access the settings panel on your TV itself.

How to Setup Firestick to WIFI Without Remote

When you can’t access the Firestick using the TV remote, you can use the Smartphone app to connect to the WiFi. Using Fire TV App, you can also connect the Fire TV to WiFi.

1. First, create a WIFI hotspot on your smartphone (You like to connect) using the SSID and password.

2. Install the Fire TV app on your Android or iPhone device from the Google Play Store or App Store.

Use Fire TV app to connect Firestick to WIFI

3. Next, connect another smartphone to the WIFI which you created.

4. The Firestick and the Fire TV remote app will be visible to each other.

5. Connect the Fire TV Stick to the TV.

6. Now, the other smartphone will be able to control the Fire TV Stick.

7. Finally, connect the Firestick to the home or hotel WIFI using the second device.

Similarly, you can connect the Fire TV Stick to your Dorm WiFi or Xfinity WiFi hotspot through the Fire TV app.

How to Connect Firestick to WIFI Using Computer

1. Power on your Firestick device.

2. Connect the Firestick to an available HDMI port on your computer. Once connected, the Settings menu will appear.

3. Select Settings in the top corner and choose Network.

4. Locate your WiFi network and select it. Remember that the computer and Firestick must be connected to the same WIFI

5. Now, enter the password for the WIFI to connect.

6. Finally, select Connect to set up a connection between the Firestick and WIFI.


1. Is it possible to connect Firestick to WIFI without a password?

Yes. It is possible only if you have connected the device to WIFI early and have saved the password.

2. What to do if my Firestick won’t connect to WIFI?

Ensure the WIFI is enabled. Restart the router. If your Firestick fails to discover the network or not connecting, you can restart the Firestick.

3. Can you connect your Fire TV to WIFI using Echo Dot?

Yes. If you have linked Echo Dot to Fire TV, you can easily connect the device to a new WiFi.

4. Is it possible to connect Fire TV Stick to the internet via Ethernet cable?

Unfortunately, you can’t connect your Fire TV Stick to the internet using the Ethernet cable.

5. How to change WiFi on Firestick?

You can change the WiFi connection on your Firestick by visiting the Network Settings. In Network Settings, select the Current WiFi to disconnect. Now, look for new WiFi on the Firestick device to connect.

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