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How to Fix Firestick Video keeps Buffering

  • To fix firestick video keeps buffering issue -> Free Up space on your firestick and perform power reset or hard reset method.
  • Reset your router or modem and Unplug router for 50 seconds and plug it back will fix the issue of video buffering on firestick or video loading slow.
  • Uninstall unused apps from firestick and free up memory space.

When you are watching videos on firestick or any online streaming services like netflix, amazon prime video, Disney plus, discovery plus or any other streaming content and firestick video keeps buffering then you need to try these simple and quick solutions to fix these video buffering on firestick. So, let’s see in detail below.

First thing you need to cross check is that you are having a strong wifi internet connection because netflix and other streaming videos take too much of internet bandwidth to provide high quality videos when watching videos on firestick.

Fix Firestick Video Keeps Buffering

Firestcik video keeps buffering issue is pretty common if you are having slow internet connection or any other issues.

Step 1: Press the home button on firestick remote for 5 seconds

Step 2: A screen will pop up on your firestick -> Go to Apps 

Step 3: It will display all apps which you have installed on your firestick

Step 4: Now, go ahead and delete the apps which you are not using on your firestick.

Step 5: Highlight the app that you want to delete on your firestick and press options button on your remote.

Step 6: A menu will pop up -> Select Uninstall and wait for the apps to uninstall completely.

That;s it, this is how you fix the firestick video keeps buffering issue when you are watching video or loading symbol on firestick issue will be resolved successfully.

Once you free up space on your firestick then you will not have issue while watching video and any more video buffering issues on firestick.

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Power Reset

Step 1: You need to turn on your firestick and remove power cable from wall socket.

Step 2: wait for 30 seconds and plug back power cable and turn on firestick

Unplug Router or Modem

Sometimes there may be an issue with your router or modem, so go ahead and follow below steps and reset router on firestick

Step 1: Press power button or reset button on your router or modem

Step 2: wait for 60 seconds and after 60 seconds turn on router or modem.

Step 3: Now, wait for the router to completely turn on and then connect your firestick to wifi and check.

Reset Network Settings

If there is an issue with network settings on your firestick then you may experience video buffering issue, so go ahead and reset network settings on your firestick as well which will help you resolve video buffering on firestick.


By following all above methods you can easily fix video keeps buffering on firestcik while watching or loading symbol issue on firestick.

Vangari Divya
Vangari Divya
Divya is Content Writer and Author and also Reviews Technology Related Articles and Editorial Expert Team Member at A Savvy Web for more than 5 years.She has a Degree in Bachelor of Technology (Btech) and Master of Technology (Mtech) From Kakatiya University.She has an Expertise in Providing Troubleshooting tips and fixes (solutions) and how to articles and helps to solve issues on Technology Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Windows, All Smart tv’s and other tech related information.

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