How To Turn Off Amazon Fire Stick (Step-by-Step Guide)

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If this is the first time you are using Amazon Fire Stick and don’t know how to turn off Amazon Fire Stick, this article is especially for you. In this tutorial, you will learn how to turn off Fire Stick by using a remote or without a remote.

How To Turn Off Amazon Fire Stick
Fire Stick (Image Source: Amazon)

There are two ways to turn off your Amazon Fire StickFirst, you can completely unplug it from the power source. And, second, you can wait for 20 minutes for your Amazon Fire Stick to put itself to sleep mode.

However, this will not work if you are in certain conditions. Putting your Amazon Fire Stick to sleep mode means it will consume lee power. Also, it will still be able to receive software updates. So, if you want your fire stick to don’t do any activity, just shut it off completely; then here’s how to turn off your Amazon Fire Stick manually without putting it to sleep mode.

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About How To Turn Off Amazon Fire Stick

The Amazon Fire Stick TV is a streaming video player sold by Amazon. The Fire Stick is shaped like a USB flash drive and directly into a TV’s HDMI port. It comes with a full-featured streaming player, able to turn any television with an HDMI video input into a Smart TV.

You can turn off your Amazon Firestick by using a remote as well as without a remote. So, I will discuss both methods one by one.

How To Turn Off Amazon Fire Stick With Remote

The simplest way to turn off your Fire TV Stick is by using your remote. Press and hold the Home button on your Fire TV remote until you see the screen change. Then select Sleep from the options listed. Here’s the step-by-step guide to shut it off Amazon Fire Stick with your remote.

Step 1: Press and hold the Home Button

Fire TV Remote home button
Fire TV Remote

The home button looks like a house-shaped logo in the middle of your Fire TV remote. Just press and hold it for three seconds until your screen turns dark, and a pop-up menu will appear.

Step 2: Select the sleep option to turn off  your Fire Stick TV.

fire stick sleep mode
Select Sleep

Use the right directional button on your Amazon Fire TV remote to navigate to the sleep option with the moon-shaped logo. Then press the select button in the middle of the directional button on your remote to select the highlighted option.

Once you select the sleep option, your Fire TV Stick will go into sleep mode. However, in most cases, this will not turn your TV off. You will have to turn off your TV manually or with another remote.

You can turn on your Fire TV Stick back on again by pressing any button on your Fire TV remote.

How To Turn Off Amazon Fire Stick Without Remote

The Amazon Fire TV app allows you to control Fire TV Stick without a remote. So, if you want to turn off your Amazon Fire Stick without a remote, you must have a Five TV app on your phone. 

If you don’t have the Fire TV app, download it here for Android users and iOS users. Now, move to the next step.

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Step 1: Open the Amazon Fire TV app

Note: If you install the Fire TV app right now, you will need to set it up. To do this, select your device and then sign in with your Amazon user id and password. Then enter the four-digit code that will appear on your Amazon Fire TV.

You’ll also need to use the same Wi-Fi network on your Fire TV Stick and your smartphone. You can check which Wi-Fi network your Fire TV device uses by going to Settings > My Fire TV > About > Network. You will see your Wi-Fi network under SSID.

Step 2: Touch the gear icon

You will find the gear ⚙️ icon on the top-left corner of your screen.

Step 3: Finally, choose Sleep to turn your Fire TV Stick off.

How To Turn Off Amazon Fire Stick From Home Screen

To turn off your Fire TV from the home screen, follow the following step:

Step 1: Press Home Button

How To Turn Off Amazon Fire Stick With Remote
Fire Stick Remote-Press Home

First, press the home button on your Fire TV Remote.

Step 2: Go to Settings (⚙️)

fire tv home screen
Fire TV Home Screen

Use the directional button to access the top menu and select settings ⚙️ (On the top right corner of the home screen).

Step 3: Select My Fire TV

Fire TV
My Fire TV

Once you select the settings, a new screen will open where you need to select the My Fire TV option. To select the My Fire TV option, use the directional button until you have highlighted My Fire TV. 

Step 4: Choose the Sleep option.

fire stick sleep mode

Finally, select Sleep to turn off your Fire TV Stick. It will instantly turn off your Fire TV stick, but it might not turn off your TV, depending on your setup.

You’ve successfully turned off Amazon Fire TV from the home screen.

Conclusion About How To Turn Off Amazon Fire Stick

Hopefully, this tutorial helped you to turn off your Amazon Fire Stick. You have learned three different methods to switch off your Fire TV. You can choose anyone depending on your situation. If you liked the How To Turn Off Amazon Fire Stick article, don’t forget to share.

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