The biggest news for Alexa users was that they can now connect Fire TV with an Alexa device now. Amazon Fire TV comes with a fantastic feature of voice command. By connecting to echo device, you can control the Fire TV without a remote.
Some users may find it difficult to link Fire TV with an Echo speaker or Alexa App, but it’s not as complex as it may seem to you. If you have received the message ‘Sorry we could not find any device to link.’ on the app, this means Echo Dot won’t pair with Fire TV. Want to solve this issue for quite a long time and want a solution? Don’t worry, the expert’s help is here!
In this article, we are going to guide you on how to fix an echo dot that won’t pair with Fire TV. First of all, install the Alexa app on your phone and then follow these steps:
We all face connectivity issues sometime and loose hope there. But this guide will take you in the right direction and help you find the solution when Alexa not working with Firestick. Jump right in:
Step #1 : Ensure that your devices are connected on the same Wi-Fi network
To begin, make sure both echo dot and fire tv are connected on the same wifi network. Just keep in mind you may have mutliple wifi networks in your home ranging from 2.4 gigahertz to 5 gigahertz. You need to ensure that both Fire TV and Alexa are connected on the same wifi network with same frequency.
Step #2 : Make sure both Echo dot and Fire TV are registered to same account
Fire TV and Alexa app need the same network connection to link with each other. You need to check if both are on the same Amazon account. So if you have different accounts for the Alexa app and Amazon account, your Echo Dot won’t connect to Fire TV.
Step #3 : Connect Fire Tv and Echo dot device properly
Here are the steps for linking the Fire TV to the Alexa app. If you don’t follow the right steps, you are likely to face problems again and again.
Step #4 : Power Cycle both devices
If still, the Echo Dot won’t pair with Fire TV, it’s time to try the magic trick of the digital world.
Step #5 : Set Same Time zone For Alexa App And Fire TV
Most users do this mistake and face problems because they have used different time zones in Alexa App and Fire TV. Therefore, you must set the same time zone on both. To do so, follow the steps given below.
Changing Time Zones on Alexa App
Changing Time Zones on Fire Tv
Step #6 : Update Fire TV & Alexa App
If you are using the old software version of either of alexa app or fire tv, then the Echo Dot won’t pair with Fire TV. You need to use the updated version by first checking the updates for the alexa app and then on Fire TV. If a new update is available, install it as soon as possible. To update Fire Tv, you can go to the Settings and choose About. After that, select the ‘Check for System update’ option.
Step #7 : Relinking the Fire TV
If Alexa not working with the firestick even after so many efforts, you can unlink and relink your TV again. For that, you need to:
Do try all the steps, and if one method doesn’t work, try another. Don’t give up trying! You can pair many Alexa devices to your Fire TV, but you can control it with only one device at a time.
In any case, if you are still looking to fix Echo Dot won’t pair with Fire TV, you can take the expert’s help. Dial +1-872-888-1589 which is the Alexa helpline number, and talk with the experts. We are always available here to assist you with the best solutions. Apart from this, you can also ask your question in the chat box given below. We will reply to you immediately.
Alexa commands do not work with TV or video service providers. Make sure you have the latest version of the Alexa App. Complete the setup for your service provider’s Alexa Video Skill. In some cases, it also requires additional authentication steps before you connect Alexa to Fire TV.
Make sure that your Echo and Fire TV devices are compatible. They are now both connected to the same wifi network as a result of that check.Also, check the latest versions of the Fire TV and the Alexa app. Close the app and restart your Fire TV and Alexa-enabled device.
Unplug the Fire TV from its power source and wait for a few seconds. Now press the buttons simultaneously for about 15 seconds. Wait 5 seconds, and remove the batteries. Plug the Fire TV back in and wait for 60 seconds.