Amazon Fire TV

Factory Reset

  1. Turn your Fire TV on and allow it to boot up as far as it can.
  2. Next, press and hold the BACK and RIGHT button on the Fire TV remote simultaneously for at least 15 seconds.
  3. Fire TV will perform a factory reset.

Recovery Mode

  1. Make sure that the Fire TV is turned off.
  2. Plug in a wired USB keyboard (preferably one suited to a PC, as some MAC ones do not have the correct keys)
  3. While turning on - Press Alt+PrintScreen+I
  4. Press repeatedly during bootup, until the screen displays an error message that the update was not successful
  5. Press the HOME button on the keyboard
  6. You should now be in Recovery mode, allowing you to reset the Fire TV