25 Most Common Alexa Fire TV Commands [2023]

Are you tired of using a remote to change the channels or have you lost it?

No worry if you’ve got Alexa at home and connect it to the Fire TV, you don’t need to keep the remote in your pocket.

You only need to select your desired language on the TV and set it.

This allows Alexa to process commands in languages other than English when you speak through it.

Typically there are many Alexa Fire TV commands through which you can operate your TV without the need for a remote.

Because Alexa is now smart enough to process and implement commands.

So, without further ado, let’s get straight into Alexa Fire TV commands.

25 Most Common Alexa Fire TV Commands

25 Most Common Alexa Fire TV Commands [2023]
Fire TV ActionCommandExample
Search For moviesAlexa, find (movies name)Alexa, find Inception Movie 2010
Play a TV showAlexa, play (TV show name)Alexa, play The Lord of the Rings
Play movies or shows on any app e.g HBO Max, Netflix Alexa, play (name of movies or show with app)Alexa plays Money Heist on Netflix
Change the inputAlexa switch to (input)Change to HDMI
Change channelAlexa change (channel names)Alexa changed ESPN to HBO
Alexa showed me all movies of Tom HardyAlexa Find all the movies of (actor name)Alexa show me all movies of Tom Hardy
Alexa show me all the free movies and tv showsAlexa shows me upcoming movies or the latest movies
Search for Free optionsAlexa showed me all the free movies and TV shows
NavigationsAlexa increases or decrease the Fire TV volume
VolumeAlexa increases or decreases the Fire TV volume
Select any result on the screenAlexa select number 2 in the first row
Play the search resultAlexa Play (item)Alexa play number 3 option/movies
Exit from resultAlexa, exit or got back
Home screenAlexa, go to home screen/home
Show MoreAlexa, show more
Open favorit, or video libraryAlexa, open my favorit selection (selection name)Alexa, open my favorite movies 2022
Add to watchlist Alexa, add this movies or Show in my watchlist
Any action you want to perform, just pronouceAlexa, play, pause, stop, etc.If you’re watching a movie and want to pause the scene, just say Alexa, Pause
Next episodeAlexa, play next episode
Live streamingAlexa, show live streaming channels or name a channel
Alexa shows weather forecastAlexa shows the weather forecast
View security camera results.Alexa show me the (camera name)Alexa show me the front yard camera or camera number 3
Watch live sports matchAlexa, play today’s football match
Find the nearby restaurantAlexa show me the nearby restaurant with road plan

What Are The Best Ways To Control Fire TV With Alexa?

What Are The Best Ways To Control Fire TV With Alexa

If you’re a fan of Amazon’s Fire TV devices, you know that they’re some of the best streaming devices on the market.

And if you’re an Amazon Echo user, you know that Alexa is an amazing assistant that can do everything from playing music to ordering products from Amazon.

How about being able to control your Fire TV device with Alexa?

That’s right, with just a few simple voice commands, you can control all aspects of your Fire TV experience using nothing but your voice.

Here are a few ways you can use Alexa to give Fire TV Commands.

Method 1: Control Fire Stick with Alexa remote

If you have an Amazon Fire Stick, one of the easiest ways to control it with Alexa is to use the Alexa remote that comes with the device.

If you want to speak your command, simply hold down the microphone button on your remote and press it.

For example, you can say “Alexa, play Stranger Things” or “Alexa, pause playback.”

You can also use the remote to control volume, fast forward and rewind, and much more.

Method 2: Control Fire Stick with a Smartphone App

Control Fire Stick with a Smartphone App

You can also control Fire TV with Alexa by using one of Amazon’s smartphone apps (either the Amazon shopping app or the dedicated Amazon Fire TV app). Click the Alexa icon in the top-right corner of the app.

From here, you can speak any number of commands and they’ll be executed on your Fire TV device.

This is great if you don’t have your remote handy or if you want to use your phone as a makeshift remote.

Method 3: Control Fire Stick with Echo

One of the coolest ways to control Fire TV with Alexa is by using an Echo device.

If you have an Echo speaker or another type of compatible device, say “Alexa, turn on my TV” or “Alexa, play AppleTV+ on my living room TV.”.

Method 4: Control Fire TV Cube with built-in Alexa

Control Fire TV Cube with built-in Alexa

If you have a Fire TV Cube, you don’t even need an Echo device. You can just use the built-in Alexa functionality to control your TV.

Simply give commands to Alexa and it will process your command.

Bottom line: As you can see, you can control the Fire TV with Alexa.

Whether you’re using an Echo speaker or the built-in Alexa functionality of a Fire TV Cube, simply speak your commands out loud and they’ll be executed on your streaming device.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How to find compatible Alexa devices with the Fire TV?

All the Alexa devices can be found via the Alexa app once you link your Fire TV with the app.
But make sure your Fire TV and the Alexa app are updated with the latest version.

How many devices can I link with the Fire TV?

You can connect multiple Alexa devices with one Fire TV.

This means there is no limit on devices and distance restriction.
You can control your Fire TV from the kitchen and backyard of your home as well if you have connected the nearest Alexa device with the TV.
But make sure all the devices should be registered on one account.

How to connect the Alexa app with the Fire TV?

Follow these steps to connect the Alexa app with the Fire TV:

  1. Make sure you have a secure internet connection.
  2. Open the Alexa app and go to the settings option.
  3. Click on TV and Video and then select Fire TV.
  4. Then click on Link Your Alexa Device and follow the guidelines.


You can control any Amazon device with voice commands when it’s connected to Alexa.

A similar feature is also available for Amazon Fire TV; you can control it anywhere in the house.

You don’t need a remote and keep yourself near the TV all the time.

For example, you can use Alexa to navigate your Fire TV, search for content, and control playback.

One thing that makes Alexa voice commands particularly convenient is that they work even when the Fire TV isn’t in focus.

So if you’re watching a movie or show and want to pause or resume playback without having to fumble around with the remote, you can just say “Alexa, pause” or “Alexa, resume.”

In a nutshell, this technology is very useful and convenient, so connect your Fire TV with Alexa now and get rid of holding the remote all the time.

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  1. I found this content to be a handy reference for Alexa Fire TV. The list of common commands is useful, especially in 2023.

  2. Was hoping for more advanced commands in addition to the common ones. This content felt a bit too basic for my needs.”

    1. Appreciate your feedback, BSX Insight! I understand your desire for more advanced commands. We’ll certainly consider that for future content and aim to provide a mix of both basic and advanced commands to cater to various user needs. If you have specific advanced commands in mind, feel free to share them, and I’ll do my best to assist!

  3. This content is great, but can you provide examples of how to use these commands in real scenarios? It would be even more helpful.”

    1. Thank you, Harold Gullung! Your suggestion to provide examples of using commands in real scenarios is valuable. We’ll work on incorporating practical scenarios in our future content to make it even more helpful. If you have specific scenarios you’d like examples for, please let me know, and I’ll be happy to assist!

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