What you need to know about the fire tv stick

What is the fire TV stick?
The fire tv stick is a small portable device that comes in the size of a flash drive. You can use it easily; simply plug it into your HD (high definition) TV. This small device enables HDTVs to stream videos over Wi-Fi.

The Fire TV Stick is designed for convenience, and is easy to operate for everyone.

Setting it up is a simple procedure. Plug one end of the cable to the box and the other end to the HDMI port of your TV. The TV Stick does not require any cable, as it directly connects to the port. Make sure that you know which port you are inserting it to (HDMI 1, HDMI 2). This way, you won’t have to search for it among the multiple input sources on your TV.

Set Up
After successfully connecting the fire tv stick into the HDTV, switch on the HDTV. Select the HDMI input channel that corresponds to the port you used to connect your fire tv stick. Now, you’re all set and ready to set up the remote.

Tip: if the TV remote does not connect instantly, hold on to the home button of the remote control for 10 seconds.

The fire tv stick offers you access to a wide range of videos, movies, games, news and much more in one tiny device.

Here’s a list of some of the channels available through the Fire TV Stick: Netflix, Hulu, HBO NOW, Crackle, ESPN, and BBC News.

Internet Connection
Yes, it requires internet connection. This is a device that works solely works on a high-speed internet connection. This is to ensure that you can stream high quality videos and access videos without any trouble.

Tip: When on a poor connection, avoid using other devices on the same internet connection. Having to many devices using up your available internet bandwidth can slow down your Fire TV Stick’s connection.

Mirroring Other Devices
Yes, you can mirror other devices. To do this, select settings’ on your tablet. Here, select the display and sounds’ option; choose the mirroring’ option, and then tap the name of the media device you are using.

Multiple Devices
While using the Fire TV Stick on one TV, you cannot use it simultaneously to connect to another TV.

Turning Off
Disconnect the the cable from the port. That’s about it, really! Alternatively, you can also put it on sleep mode’ by selecting: settings > system > sleep.