Firestick TV Orange Light – How To Fix

By Max Anthony •  Updated: 08/29/23 •  7 min read
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Firestick TV Orange Light

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If you’re looking for a streaming device that’s both affordable and easy to use, the Firestick TV is a great option. This small device plugs into your TV and allows you to stream content from popular services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime. Plus, it has a built-in voice search feature that makes it easy to find what you’re looking for. This streaming device is perfect for anyone who wants to cut the cord and watch their favorite shows without having to deal with complicated setup procedures or long wait times.

What Is The Color Of The Fire TV?

One sign it was getting when my remote started acting strangely was that it would blink orange when it detected that it was not paired with the fire TV. This is because the remote is not paired properly, and the remote is in discovery mode. Remote control batteries can run out quickly or you may have not plugged the remote in properly to the Fire TV Stick for the very latest update.

Maybe some other remote control device has acted strangely and is not able to communicate with the Fire TV Stick. We will share with you some simple steps to help you resolve this issue as quickly as possible.

Check if there is any interference with the remote. The remote uses radio waves to communicate with the Fire TV Stick, and if there is any interference, contact your network provider for help.

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Remotes use radio signals to talk to Fire TV Sticks. Objects that are very heavy or very heavy can cause problems.

Keep the devices you are using Bluetooth enabled so that they will not cause any interference with the remote control, even if it is in the Discovery Mode. If that is not the case, try placing the batteries in the correct orientation.

If there are two Fire TV Stick devices that are complaining, make sure that the remote that is giving you problems is directly attached to the Fire TV Stick you are using; if it is, make sure that the remote is attached to the one you are using.

Try replacing the remote controller batteries

Some people experience problems when the batteries in the Fire TV Stick start to go low, and this is usually caused by using low quality batteries. There are times when the batteries in the Fire TV remote discharge, and then it will take time for the remote to work again.

Change the batteries in the remote instead of trying to install new batteries that are supposed to work. Try reversing the orientation of the batteries and putting them in the correct place if that doesn’t work. If that doesn’t work, try installing new batteries. If you aren’t able to use the batteries in the right orientation, try putting a different battery in their place. Use battery compartment labels to show how to place batteries in the right position.

Recharged batteries produce a less powerful current than their single-used counterparts, so if the recharged batteries aren’t working, try using other types of alkalies. Also, try other brands of batteries.

Firestick TV Orange Light

Reboot the TV

Some people have troubles with the TV, but restart the TV and it should be able to fix the problem. Restarting a TV is as easy as flipping the TV off and then putting it in an unfamiliar room and then putting it in a new room. It will vary from TV to TV, so try restarting your TV on your own.

Check your wifi password

If you fire up the TV and disconnect it, the remote may not be able to communicate with the Fire TV Stick. You may need to see if the Wi-Fi password has been modified. If it has, try reconnecting the Fire Stick to Wi-Fi using the Fire TV Remote app. If that happens, reconnect to the Wi-Fi again and try to log in with the new password.

Try connecting the Fire TV Stick to your Wi-Fi network with a new remote that you have downloaded.

Reboot your router

Often it is as easy as restarting the router to correct a Wi-Fi issue. You can easily fix most issues that have occurred because of a new router setting or a new piece of software.

If nothing else works, try a factory reset to completely unplug and reconnect the Fire TV Stick. But it could be something related to the firmware on the Fire Stick. You can attempt a factory reset by disconnecting the power and powering it off, then reconnecting with the internet using the same username and password you used to login to the Internet. Having the internet credentials handy is very important when trying to fix your problem. Sign out of many internet accounts after you reboot the router.

Switch off VPN or Firewall

If you are using a Fire TV Stick that is being blocked from connecting to a certain network, maybe a Fire TV Stick is being blocked from connecting to that network. Log into the web interface of the router you use by opening the address bar of any browser you use.

If the Fire TV Stick can connect to a wireless network, you should be able to start the VPN or the firewall that controls access to that network.

Reset on the Fire TV Stick by selecting the Power button

You may also try power cycling your Fire Stick to see if that fixes the issue. If it does not, the device will restart automatically. If the problem is with the Fire Stick itself, force it to restart.

It is common for a Fire TV to automatically reboot after a successful power-cycle process, and sometimes, there are even some apps that can automatically restart the device upon a factory reset. When the Fire Stick cannot start, maybe some setting was wrong in the device’s RAM, and that could be a problem with the Fire Stick itself.

Factory Restore to get back to normal settings

You will need to reset the whole device and re-enable the Amazon app for it to work properly. If that does not fix the issue, attempt a hard reset. If the problem persists, try a factory reset of the device. This should fix nearly everything.

It may be necessary to permanently erase all data stored on your Fire TV Stick.

To Restart a Fire TV:

Use another keyboard or device to access Recovery Mode

This will require you to change the BIOS on your Fire TV. It is not recommended to attempt this unless you are very familiar with doing the same thing on your Fire TV. To boot the device from a USB keyboard and try pressing the “recovery” button (or any other button on the Fire TV) to force it to do a full factory reset. You cannot use the default keyboard on a Mac, because MacOS does not include a separate Print Screen button. When you do that, you will get a message that says Update not successful, and press the Power Key to reboot the TV.

Shut down the TV and insert the USB keyboard into the device

If you use FireTV, turn it on and while it is still on, press Alt+I to print the screen constantly or press Alt+I again to print a message that says update not completed.

Touch the main menu button and type “All Settings and All Data” on the fire TV. Select the “System Reset” checkbox and select “All Content and Content” to start a system rebuild. Wipe all your settings and all your user data in order to perform a factory reset.

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Mainly Max Anthony is an athletics tutor & lives in Texas but that's not it. He's is also a music producer, content creator, record producer, writer, and session musician. He has been producing music and engineering at a lower level for over 5 years. His passions include quality music gear and that's what he loves to write about on HifiBeast. ( Shoot him an email now )