If you’re having trouble linking your Fire TV and Alexa device, it could be for a few different reasons. In this article, we’ll go over some of the most common issues and how to fix them.
Fire TV not Showing in Alexa App
If your Fire TV isn’t showing up in the Alexa app, it could be due to a few different things. First, make sure that your Fire TV and Alexa device are on the same network. If they’re not, you won’t be able to link them.
Next, check to see if your Fire TV is registered as a compatible device in the Alexa app. To do this, open the Alexa app and go to the Settings menu. Under Device Settings, you should see a list of all the compatible devices that are registered with your account. If your Fire TV isn’t on this list, it means it’s not registered and you won’t be able to link it.
If your Fire TV is registered but still not showing up in the Alexa app, try restarting both your Fire TV and your Alexa device. Once they’re turned back on, try linking them again.
Fire TV Not Responding to Voice Commands
If you’ve linked your Fire TV and Alexa device but your Fire TV isn’t responding to voice commands, there are a few things you can try.
First, make sure that the Fire TV Remote App is installed on your Alexa device. This app is what allows your Alexa device to control your Fire TV. Without it, your Alexa device won’t be able to do anything with your Fire TV.
Next, open the Fire TV Remote App and go to the Settings menu. Under Voice Settings, make sure that the “Enable Voice Control” option is turned on. If it’s not, turn it on and try issuing a voice command again.
If your Fire TV still isn’t responding to voice commands, try restarting both your Fire TV and your Alexa device. Once they’re turned back on, try issuing a voice command again.
If you’re still having trouble, it’s possible that your Fire TV and Alexa device aren’t compatible. Unfortunately, there’s no way to force them to work together if they’re not compatible. In this case, the best thing to do is to return one or both of the devices and get something that is compatible.
Other Fixes You Can Try When Linking Fire TV with Alexa
If you’re having trouble connecting your Fire TV with Alexa, here is how to fix it
- Make sure both your Fire TV and Echo device are on and connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
- From the home screen of your Fire TV, go to Settings > Device > About > Network.
- Look for the IP Address section. If your Fire TV has a static IP address, make a note of it.
- Open the Amazon Alexa app on your mobile device and go to Settings > Accounts > Link with Fire TV.
- Enter the IP address of your Fire TV when prompted and follow the instructions to complete the linking process.
If you’re still having trouble, try restarting your Fire TV and Echo device and then relinking them. You can also contact Amazon customer support for more help.