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How to Set Sleep Timer on Firestick in 2 Ways

Set the Sleep timer on your Firestick to turn off the device when not in use.

Key Highlights

  • On Firestick: Turn on your FirestickPress and hold the Home buttonQuick Access MenuSleep.
  • Using the app: Install the Amazon Fire TV appPairSettingsSleep.

Amazon Firestick has a bundle of features, which Sleep Timer is one of the notable and must-use features on smart TVs. You can set the sleep timer feature on your Amazon Firestick to save power, when the device is not in use. Moreover, most of the Firesticks are built-in with the Sleep Mode feature. You can also customize the timer based on your preference.

How to Set Sleep Timer on Firestick

[1]. Initially, power on your Amazon Fire TV.

[2]. Long press the Home key on the remote for a few seconds.

[3]. You can see the Quick Access menu on your Fire TV screen.

[4]. Select the Sleep tile.

Sleep Timer on Firestick

[5]. That’s it, sleep mode will be enabled, and your Fire TV will turn to a black screen.

[6]. To turn off the sleep mode, press any button on your Firestick remote.

How to Set Custom Sleep Timer on Firestick

Using the Fire TV Cube or the latest Fire OS TVs, you can easily customize the Sleep Timer.

[1]. On your Firestick, go to Settings.

[2]. From the menu list, select Sleep Timer.

[3]. Choose the desired time frame. The default time frames available on the device are 5,10, 15, 30, 60, 90, 120, 150, 180, and 240 minutes.

[4]. Once you have selected the time frame, it will automatically turn off your Fire TV

How to Set Sleep Timer on Firestick Using Smartphone

If your Amazon Firestick remote is not working properly, you can set the Sleep Timer using the Fire TV app on your smartphone.

[1]. Ensure that your Firestick and Smartphone are connected to the same WiFi network connection.

[2]. Next, navigate to Google Play Store or App Store on your smartphone

[3]. Search the Amazon Fire TV app and tap Install or Get button to download.

[4]. Open the app and log in to your account using the necessary credentials.

[5]. Pair your Firestick and your Smartphone.

[6]. Tap Settings at the top left corner of the screen.

Select Settings icon

[7]. Select Sleep from the menu list.

[8]. The Sleep Mode will be enabled on your device.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How to set sleep timer on Kindle Fire?

On your Kindle Fire, go to SettingsDisplay/Display & SoundsDisplay Sleep/Sleep Choose the time to set the Sleep Timer.

2. How to change your Firestick name?

You can change your Firestick name in three possible ways: Amazon application, Amazon website, and Amazon Alexa.

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