Is your Fire TV Stick displaying the dreaded “App not found” error? I know how frustrating this can be, and this tutorial will help you quickly troubleshoot and fix the issue.
Keep reading to learn more about what may be causing the problem, common solutions that usually work right away, and other advanced steps if needed.
Fix Fire TV Stick App not found error
To fix your Fire TV Stick “App not found” issue, try these steps in order:
Update the App
The first step is to manually check for an App update. To do this, from your Fire TV Sticks home screen, select Settings.
From there choose Applications.
Next, select Manage Installed Applications.
Find the App that won’t launch and select.
Check VPN Settings
The ‘App not found’ error can occur if it is detected that the Fire TV Stick is being used in a different country than where the app is supported.
If you have any type of VPN configuration or any other type of setup that can make your internet connection appear to be from a different country, this may cause this error to occur for some apps.
Try disabling any VPNs or other apps that can change your IP address and see if this resolves the error.
Deregister Then Reregister
If you have attempted to update the App & disabled your VPN and you are still getting the “App not found” error, then you will need to deregister your Fire TV Stick and reregister it.
Soft Reset Your Fire TV Stick
If de-registering & re-registering doesn’t resolve the issue, try soft resetting your Fire TV Stick by unplugging it from the power source and then plugging it back in.
This will usually reboot the device and fix any minor issues that may be causing the App not found error.
These are the most common solutions for fixing the Fire TV Stick App not found issue.
The Fire TV Stick “App not found” error can be a frustrating issue to deal with, but it is usually easy to fix. The first step is to check for an app update manually from the settings menu. If that doesn’t work, try disabling any VPNs or other apps that can change your IP address and see if this resolves the issue.
If that doesn’t work, you will need to deregister and reregister your Fire TV Stick. As a last resort, soft resetting your device may fix any minor issues that are causing the error. With these steps in mind, you should be able to quickly resolve the App not found issue on your Fire TV Stick.
If you’re still having trouble with the App not found error, it is best to get in touch with Amazon support for more assistance. With their help, you should be able to find the root cause of the problem and resolve it quickly and efficiently.