Firestick Keeps Restarting: 5 Best Ways To Fix The Issue

Firestick keeps restarting: Amazon firestick is a device that enables any television to stream movies, and download apps, and works just like any other smart TV.

Amazon firestick is a great device for anyone who is not willing to spend money on smart televisions.

But sometimes some errors might also occur with amazon firestick, in this article we’ll be discussing the problem of Firestick Keeps Restarting.

This can be one of the most annoying problems related to firestick as it interrupts movies/shows.

So we will be giving you the five best ways to solve this problem so that you can watch your shows without any interruptions.

Ways to Solve Firestick Keeps Restarting Issue


There are many ways to solve this issue we will be going through every solution and we are sure any one of them will work for you:

  1. Update To The Latest Version Of Fire OS
  2. Restart Your Firestick
  3. Uninstall new apps
  4. Factory restart your Fire TV
  5. Turn Off Power Saving on TV

Update To The Latest Version Of Fire OS

If you are using the older version of Fire OS on your television, we recommend you update your Fire OS to the latest version of it, you can do so by following these steps:

  • Head to the settings
  • From settings go to the system settings
  • From the system, settings go about

In the about section, you will get to see every detail related to the Operating system and many more, from there you can identify if your firestick is updated or not.

Once you are done with updating your firestick to the latest version.

We recommend you to again go to the settings then to the system settings and then head to the about section and check if it is fully updated or not.

Restart Your Firestick


If your issue is still not resolved then you should try restarting your firestick on your own, you can do so by following these steps:

  • First, you have to remove the firestick(unmount it) from the wall.
  • Press and hold the firestick’s power button for 20-30 seconds.
  • It will take a little time to fully switch off
  • Attach the firestick again 
  • Wait for it to restart

Uninstall new apps

We recommend you first uninstall all the new apps you have recently installed on your firestick.

These new apps can be the reason for your issue of firestick keeps restarting as the system needs time to cope with the newly installed apps and a lot of storage can reduce the speed of your firestick also.

You can also uninstall those apps from your firestick which you are not using for a long time because these apps are not of any use and are just taking up the storage in your device.

Reducing the number of apps will cool down the performance of your firestick and it will again start working as normal.

Factory restart your Fire TV

Factory resetting works with any device which is having any technical errors, what factory reset will do is that it will every single date from your device (history, search history, preferences, login ID, etc.

I will leave only the things which were pre-installed, the process of factory reset for the amazon firestick is really simple, follow these steps:

  • Head to the settings
  • Then to the system settings
  • You will find the option of “Reset to factory default
  • Confirm the option of erasing everything and press enter

Now your firestick will begin the process of resting, this might take 10 to 15 minutes or more based on the data which was there in your firestick.

When you are done with the process of factory reset you have to log in again and set up the new firestick.

Turn Off Power Saving on TV

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Turned on power saving mode can also be the reason for this issue so you have to turn off the power saving mode in both the devices (TV, firestick).

Follow these steps to turn off power saving mode in firestick:

  • Open the settings.
  • Go to the display and sounds section in the settings.
  • You will find the power-saving mode option in the display and sounds section.
  • Turn off the power-saving mode of your firestick from there.

For turning off power saving on your TV you have to go to the general settings of your TV and find the option of power-saving mode and switch it off from there.

If you are unable to find it you can search the model of your TV and then search how to switch off power-saving mode as the process might be a little different for all televisions.

Also, have a look at our Technology category for more such articles.

Wrapping Up

This was all about how you can solve the problem of the firestick keeps restarting.

We have given you the five best ways to resolve your issue we hope that any one of these ways will be helpful for you in solving the annoying issue.

Jagrit Arora
Jagrit Arora

A student who is dedicated for his work. I love to read novels and watch informational videos for my growth. As you know books can give you tons of knowledge but you need to mean it.

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