Setup Firestick – How to Connect Firestick to Any Device?

To Setup Firestick with your HDMI TV is very easy, the Setup task gets tough when you want to connect the Firestick with your old VGA Desktop/Projector and/or the 3 Pin RCA TV.

3 Ways to Connect your Firestick to TV: Setup Firestick

  • How to Setup Firestick with HDMI TV?
  • How to Setup Firestick With VGA Projector or Desktop?
  • How to Setup Firestick with 3 Pin RCA TV?
  • How to Create a HomeMade Cinema Hall?

Later if you still face issues in connecting and setting up your Firestick Lite/3rd gen or 4k Firestick let me know in the comment box.

Amazon Fire TV Stick

FireStick Price and Features

Features and Price

  • Owner: Amazon
  • Use: Watch Live TV/ Shows/Sports
  • Video Quality: 720p/1080p/4k
  • OS: Android OS
  • What’s free – YouTube, YouTube Kids, MXPlayer, TVFPlay, YuppTV, and many more.
  • Requirement: Stable Internet & Smart TV

Universal Guide to Setup Firestick with HDMI TV:

Follow the steps below to connect your Firestick with your Smart HDMI input TV. Then follow the setup guide and how you can connect the Firestick with your Alexa device.

Simple Setup Guide for Amazon Fire TV Stick

Step 1: First of all Connect the Firestick Micro USB port with the Charger, then Insert the Firestick into the TV HDMI Cable.

Step 2: Turn ON the Power supply for the TV and Firestick Charger, and Go to the TV HDMI Input to operate the Firestick Screen.

Step 3: Now operate the Firestick with Fire TV Remote and log in with your existing Amazon Account.

Step 4: Once you are logged in to the Firestick with your Amazon Account, you can log in to any App and enjoy the TV Shows and Movies.

Warning: If you don’t have any existing AMAZON Account please visit the Amazon Website on Laptop/Computer browser and then sign up, then set up the profile with the proper payment address.

If you directly sign up from the Firestick you will face issues while downloading apps from the Amazon App Store, and few other issues.

Steps to Setup Firestick with Amazon Echo Dot – Alexa:

Do you have an Amazon Echo device at your home? and do you want to connect your Firestick with the Alexa Echo Device? so that you can operate your TV with your Alexa then follow the steps below.

Step 1: Keep your TV and Firestick Turned ON and make sure your Alexa Echo device and TV are connected on the same wifi.

Step 2: Now open the Alexa Echo App then go to the Devices option then click on (+) Plus Sign, to add a new device.

Step 3: Then select Add Device >> TV >> Fire TV Then click on the option Link your Alexa Device. It will scan for the device and then select your device to connect the Firestick with your Alexa Echo.

Connect your Firestick with Alexa Echo

Congrats!! Now you can directly say “Alexa, Start Youtube” and your TV will open Youtube app without using the Remote.

Guide to Setup Firestick with VGA Desktop/Projector:

Setting up the Firestick is the same for any type of Display device, the problem is the type of connection port we have.

In the old computer desktop/Projectors we get VGA input and to connect the Firestick to the VGA input you need an HDMI to VGA+Audio converter.

Step 1: Connect the Firestick with a Power cable and connect the HDMI pin to the HDMI to VGA Converter.

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HDMI to VGA Converter Male to Female

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  • Require Extra HDMI to HDMI Female Adapter
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  • VGA Female Output
  • HDMI Male Input

Step 2: Then connect the VGA Converter output with the Desktop/Projector VGA input and use Audio Cable to connect the Audio output to the Speakers.

Step 3: Turn on the Desktop/Projector and Turn on the Firestick Charger power supply.

Step 4: Now you can operate your Firestick, just sign in with your Amazon account, and change the Display Settings according to your Desktop/Projector [for example 1080p 60hz]

Now you can set up the Firestick by Logging in with the Amazon account and start watching your favorite shows and Movies.

Simple Guide to Setup Firestick with 3 Pin RCA TV:

Here comes a challenging part, the HDMI to AV Converter. If the converter works properly you win and if it does not then Bad Luck…

HDMI to AV converter - Connect Firestick to AV TV

Step 1: First of all Connect the HDMI to the AV converter and the FireStick with the Power supply. Then insert the Firestick in the HDMI converter input and connect the 3 RCA Connection of the Converter to the TV inputs.

Step 2: Turn on the TV, Firestick and Converter Power supply, then Switch the TV in AV mode.

Step 3: Now you can operate your Firestick, just sign in with your Amazon account, and change the Display Settings according to your TV [720p 50hz]

How to Connect Amazon Fire TV Stick with Monitor/Projector?

Yes, You can set up the Fire TV Stick with Desktop Monitor (HDMI/VGA), Smart or old TV, and the Projector too.

I will share a short guide on how you can set up the Fire TV Stick on a desktop monitor, TV, and Projector one by one, lets start the guide.

How to Connect Amazon Firestick on Desktop Monitor?

Step 1: First Connect the Firestick with Micro USB Power Adapter and inset the Firestick to Monitor HDMI Port.

Step 2: If your Monitor support VGA Port then use HDMI to VGA Converter and connect the Firestick to the convertor and the Convertor with Monitor VGA Port and Audio Port to the Speakers.

Step 3: Set up or log in to the Amazon Account to access your Fire TV Stick and then Go to Settings and change the Video Resolution to 720p 60Hz or 1080p 60Hz.

Now, Just get Logged in to the App you want to use and start streaming your Shows/Movies/Sports on the Desktop Monitor using Fire TV Stick.

How to Use Amazon Firestick on Projector?

Same as the Desktop Monitor you need to set up the Firestick to Projector, there is not much difference in both setup, lets connect the Firestick to Projector and watch Live TV.

Connect Fire TV Stick to Projector

Step 1: First Connect the Firestick with Micro USB Power Adapter and inset the Firestick to the Projector Female HDMI Port.

Step 2: If your Projector is a VGA Type Projector then use HDMI to VGA Converter and connect the Firestick to the HDMI to VGA converter Input and the Convertor to the Projector VGA Port and use the Audio Port to connect the Speakers.

Step 3: Now Turn on the Projector and select the Input option to Display, Once you see the Firestick on Screen you are connected congrats.

Now, Set up or log in to the Amazon Account to access your Fire TV Stick and then Go to Settings and change the Video Resolution according to what your Projector supports.

How to Create Cinema Hall using Amazon Fire TV Stick?

It’s really awesome to have your own Budget Cinema Hall, to watch movies at home. You just need a few things and you are ready to watch any movie in your Cinema Hall.

What you need to Create your Cinema Hall?

  • A Dark Room
  • Fast Internet
  • Projector and Sound System
  • Fire TV Stick

Step 1: Connect and Set up the Fire TV Stick to Projector and Connect the Sound System.

Step 2: Log in with your Favorite Streaming App on FireStick and Start Watching any Movie/Show.

DIY Cinema Hall using Firestick+Projector

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