Amazon’s Fire TV Stick is an awesome device that provides incredible streaming experiences. Not only can you access thousands of movies, TV shows and games directly from your living room, but it also offers loads of great features like voice control through Alexa and 4K ultra HD picture quality.
The device runs on FireOS – Amazon’s own operating system specifically designed for its devices. While there are plenty of benefits to having the latest version of this OS installed, many people don’t know how to check which version they’re running in order to make sure they get all the best new features.
This tutorial will show you exactly how to easily check what version your Fire TV Stick is running so you can stay up-to-date.
Checking Fire TV Stick FireOS Version
The first step in checking your FireTV Stick’s version of FireOS is to open the settings menu. To do this, press the Home button on your remote and scroll to Settings, then select it.
Once you’re in the Settings menu, scroll down to Device or My Fire TV.
Under Device or My Fire TV, select About.
You’ll be taken to a page that lists all the important information about your device including its model number, serial number as well as the version of Fire OS it is running.
You can also check for updates by selecting the Check for Updates option located in the About menu. This will prompt the device to search for any available updates and let you know if one is available.
By following these simple steps, you can easily check what version of Fire OS your Fire TV Stick is running and make sure it’s up-to-date with all the latest features. Keeping your device up-to-date is important for getting the most out of your Fire TV Stick.
Fire TV Stick FireOS Frequently Asked Questions
I have compiled a short list of frequently asked questions on Fire TV Stick’s FireOS. Read on to see what other curious users have wondered about their Fire TV Stick OS & updates.
How do I check if my Fire TV Stick software is up to date?
When you open the About menu, it should show you the current version of FireOS installed on your device and allow you to check for any available updates.
How do I update my FireStick Fire OS?
To update your FireStick Fire OS, go to the About menu and select Check for Updates.
If an update is available, select Install Update and follow the instructions on-screen. The process may take several minutes to complete but once done, you will be running the latest version of FireOS.
Top Tip After updating your Fire TV Stick, you may need to re-register it with Amazon before all features can work correctly again.
Why is my FireStick not updating to latest version?
If you’re experiencing issues with updating your Fire TV Stick, try these steps:
- Restart your Wi-Fi network.
- Unplug your Fire TV device. Wait for one minute before plugging it back in again.
- Check if your Fire TV device has enough available storage (at least 500 MB) to download the update.
To make sure you’re taking full advantage of your Fire TV Stick’s features it’s important to keep the system up-to-date by checking what version of FireOS your device is running. This article explains how to easily check the version of FireOS you are running and how to update it if necessary.
Additionally, I have answered some frequently asked questions about Fire TV Stick’s FireOS system. Hopefully this helps you get the most out of your Fire TV Stick.