Amazon has now made it possible to connect your Amazon Fire TV to Alexa to get it controlled by Amazon Echo. You no longer require your TV remote to control the functions of your Amazon Fire TV. The company has recently added this functionality in its device and made it available for all the users. Once both the devices get paired, you can open any channel on your fire TV by just speaking the same to Alexa. For more information related to this, you can contact Amazon Fire TV support number.
If you are fond of watching horror movies, then simply speak the name of movie or ‘Horror’ to Alexa. It will then display the complete list of horror movies available on the particular channel. This feature was started in limited countries earlier but now this is accessible from all over the world. You will find all the shows and movies arranged in symmetrical order.
Now the steps to pair the Amazon Fire TV with the Amazon Echo are discussed below. You must read them carefully. If you find any problem in any step, then you can call at Fire TV support number.
How to pair the devices?
According to the company policy and norms if you have signed up for Amazon account for a single device, then there is no need to add another device or pairing with each other. You simply say Alexa play the content on Fire TV. Yes, if you are having more than one fire TV at home, then you need to configure it on Alexa app.
- Open Menu followed by Music, books, and video option.
- Click on ‘Fire TV’.
- Click on ‘Link Alexa device’ and read on-screen instructions to link the device. For more help and support, you can go to Firestick support or TV support page.
- Click ‘Link device’ to confirm your submission. You will be prompted to check the device you are going to link.
- If you want to change the device or manage it, then you can easily do this later on.
Important: If you have more than one Amazon echo at home and want to control your fire TV, then only one device will be connected at a time to Fire TV.
How to control Fire TV with Amazon Alexa?
If you want to change the channel, show or movie on your Fire TV, then you can do so with the help of Alexa. Speak the channel name you want to open or the name of the particular show you want to watch. It will automatically open that page instantly without taking any time.
If your Fire TV not working with Alexa, then check the list of supported devices from the page. The devices supported by Fire TV are:
Amazon Echo Tap.
We want to mention here that Amazon Fire TV and Firestick are both supported by Alexa. If you are still facing any problem, then go to official Amazon link and check the possible problem.
If you have purchased an Amazon 4K TV, then you can control it with the inbuilt amazon software. The Alexa is pre-installed in this version of TV. You don’t need to pair it additionally. For more support and help, you can visit Amazon Firestick help page from your browser.