How to Pair a New Fire Stick Remote Without the Old One?

Have you recently purchased a new Fire Stick remote and you want to know how to pair it without the old one? If yes, This article will definitely be helpful to you.

The Firestick remote is tough, but it’s not invincible. If your old remote breaks, disappears in the depths of your couch or decides to take a little stroll (yes, it happens!), you’ll require a new one.

Regrettably, the instructions for setting up your new remote expect you to have the original one. Does that sound logical?

To operate the new Fire Stick remote as a replacement without the old one, you should connect the new remote and remove the old one from the list of devices.

In this article, I am going to show you the step-by-step process of Pairing a New Fire Stick Remote Without the Old One.

How to Pair a New Fire Stick Remote Without the Old One
How to Pair a New Fire Stick Remote Without the Old One?

Required Things to Pair a New Fire Stick Remote Without the Old One

To start pairing your new Fire TV Stick remote without the older one, you’ll need a few essential items:

  • The new Fire TV Stick remote.
  • A working WiFi network.
  • Your Amazon Fire TV Stick.
  • An Android or iOS device.
  • The Amazon Fire TV app.

To pair the new Firestick remote when you don’t have the old one, you can utilize the Firestick mobile app on your Android or iOS device.

Simply download the app, set up your new device, and then use it to pair the new remote. You can do this by navigating to the ‘Controllers and Bluetooth Devices‘ settings.

Now, let’s delve into the step-by-step process of pairing your new Firestick or Fire TV remote without the old one using the Firestick mobile app.

Also Read: How to Factory Reset Firestick Without Remote?

How to Pair a New Fire Stick Remote Without the Old One

How to Connect a New Fire Stick Remote Without the Old One

Step 1: First, install the Amazon Fire TV app on your device. The app is available for free.

Step 2: Next, open the Amazon Fire TV app.

Step 3: Sign in with the same Amazon account you previously signed in to the Amazon Fire TV Stick.

Step 4: Don’t forget to connect both your mobile device and your Fire TV Stick to the same WiFi network

Step 5: If this is your first time using the app, choose your Amazon Fire TV Stick device on the screen.

Step 6: You can now use the app as a remote control.

Step 7: However, if you prefer to use the dedicated new remote for your Fire TV Stick, go to the Settings menu in the app.

Step 8: Click “Controllers and Bluetooth devices”.

Step 9: Within that menu, choose “Amazon Fire TV Remotes”.

Step 10: Click “Add New Remote” and choose the remote you want to pair with your Fire TV Stick.

Step 11: On the new remote, simply press and hold the Home button for 10 seconds. Your Fire TV Stick will quickly detect the new remote and pair it.

FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

Q 1: Can I pair a Firestick remote with a different Firestick?

Ans. Absolutely, you can pair a Firestick remote with a different Firestick. The process is quite simple.

Q 2: Can I Sync the New Firestick Remote Without the Old Remote?

Ans. Yes, you can sync a new Firestick remote without the old one. I’ll explain the steps to do this without any hassle.

Q 3: How can I quickly pair and unpair my Fire Stick remote?

Ans. You can quickly pair and unpair your Fire Stick remote whenever you need to. I’ll show you the speedy way to do it.

Q 4: What can I do if I lose my Firestick remote?

Ans. Losing your Firestick remote can happen to anyone. I’ll share some tips on what to do when you find yourself in this situation, so you can still enjoy your Firestick without any worries.


If we summarize, pairing a replacement remote with your Fire Stick without the old one isn’t too difficult.

Start the pairing process by downloading the Amazon Fire TV app on your smartphone. Next, open the app and activate your phone’s Bluetooth for the pairing process.

Navigate to the settings and opt for setting up a new device. Once you’ve chosen to add a new device, locate Fire TV in the available options.

Pick the Fire TV selection and head to the Settings on your home screen. Select controllers and Bluetooth devices, which will initiate a search for a new remote.

Simply tap the add button to link your new remote to the Firestick without the old one.

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