What to do when Amazon Echo Dot Won't Connect To Fire TV

Hopefully, this guide has helped you troubleshoot the issue and you can now enjoy the convenience of controlling your Fire TV with your Echo Dot.


Steps to fixing trouble connecting the Echo Dot to your Fire TV includes:

  • Make sure the Fire TV and the Echo Dot are on the same network: To do this, check your Wi-Fi settings on your Fire TV and the Echo Dot. They both need to be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • Enable the Alexa Voice Remote feature on your Fire TV: To do this, go to the Settings menu on your Fire TV, select “Remote & Accessories” and then choose “Alexa Voice Remote”. Make sure the toggle is set to “On”.
  • Link your Fire TV to the Echo Dot: This can be done by saying “Alexa, link my Fire TV”. Alexa will then prompt you to enter a four-digit code displayed on the Fire TV. Enter the code into the Echo Dot and the devices should be linked.
  • Test the connection by saying “Alexa, open Netflix”: If the connection was successful, Alexa will open Netflix on the Fire TV.

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