You are looking for instructions to Setup and Use Amazon Fire TV Stick; then you are on the right page. Amazon’s fire TV stick has been around for a while in the US and UK markets. They are a relatively new entrant in the Indian market, where Google Chromecast has already been around for a while now. The hardware itself is based on a MediaTek chipset with 1 Gigabyte of RAM and 8GB of onboard storage.
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Here are the items that come in the package:
Here is a quick look at its system specifications:
Video Formats: H.264 1080p30H.265 1080p30
Audio: AAC-LC, HE-AACv1 (AAC+), HE-AACv2 (eAAC+), AC3 (Dolby Digital), eAC3 (Dolby Digital Plus), FLAC, MIDI, MP3, PCM/Wave, Vorbis, AMR-NB, AMR-WB
Photo: JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP
Dolby Digital 7.1 over HDMI
2 Channel Stereo
The first step is to install the hardware to a compatible HDTV. This is the easiest part. You would need to plug in the Amazon Fire USB stick to an available HDMI port on your TV. Connect the micro-USB cable using the supplied power adaptor. You can optionally use the USB port on your HDTV for powering the Amazon Fire TV stick, but that might be insufficient for installing and updating automatic updates. In fact, you will be warned initially if the TV stick does not detect enough power. See the screenshot below:
Warning Message when using the HDTV USB Port as Power Source
You can continue with the TV setup. In our testing, we used the available TV USB port for power input and did not face any problems. Once the hardware setup is complete, you can turn on your HDTV and follow the onscreen instructions.
You would need to pair the Amazon Fire TV Remote with your TV stick before getting started. Press any button on the remote to pair with the TV stick.
If you are facing any trouble with your remote, do the following:
Source: Amazon India
Next, is the software setup.
The Amazon Fire TV stick already comes preconfigured with your Amazon ID using which the product was purchased. The onscreen instructions are self-explanatory and should be completed without any hiccups. Here is the step by step instructions below:
Here are the screenshots for the steps mentioned above:
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