If your fire tv stick is not working or not responding and having major issues with fire tv stick then factory resetting fire tv stick will fix all issues and will erase all data and wipe out all user data and apps data and everything and factory reset will restore it back to original settings. So, lets see in detail how to perform factory reset fire tv stick.
When to perform factory reset fire tv stick?
You need to do factory reset only when you are having major issues with amazon fire tv stick and most of the time issue with amazon fire tv stick will be resolved by soft rest and by power reset by disconnecting power cable and connecting back power cable after 60 seconds, even though you are facing issues with fire tv stick then you need to do factory reset.
Factory reset fire tv stick
Step 1: Press home button on fire tv stick
Step 2: Move right and highlight settings and press ok
Step 3: Now, tap down on your remote and highlight my fire tv and press ok
Step 4: Now scroll down by using down buttons on fire tv stick remote and highlight restore to factory default and press ok.
Step 5: Press ok on reset and confirm factory reset fire tv stick enter pin if prompted and press reset.
That’s it, this is how you perform factory reset and once you click on factory reset your smart tv will restart automatically once it resets your fire tv stick.
Short cut to factory reset Amazon fire tv stick?
On your remote -> Home -> Settings->My fire tv->reset to factory default and press ok and confirm reset.
What happens when you reset firestick to factory settings?
When you factory rest fire tv stick to original factory settings, your sign in information and personal preferences and network settings and everything will be wiped out and once you perform factory reset then you need to set up your fire tv stick again.
How to wipe out all data on fire tv stick?
Once you perform factory reset fire tv stick then all you personal information and downloaded content and apps and networks wifi names stored, username and password and everything will be wiped out. So, if you want to wipe out all data then you need to perform factory reset on amazon firetv stick.
Home -> Settings->Select My fire tv->Scroll down and highlight reset to factory default and press on reset and confirm to factory reset fire tv stick.