Step 1: Check the Physical Appearance
The first step is to check the physical appearance of your Firestick. The first-generation Firestick has a rectangular shape, while the second-generation has a small HDMI dongle with a small HDMI cable. The third-generation Firestick has a rectangular shape, but the remote has an Alexa voice button.
Step 2: Check the Settings
Another way to identify your Firestick model is to check the settings. Go to “Settings” and click on “My Fire TV.” Click on “About” and look for the “Model” or “Hardware Version” option. It will display the model number of your Firestick.
Step 3: Check the Remote
The remote is another way to identify your Firestick model. The first-generation Firestick remote does not have a voice button. The second and third-generation Firestick remote has an Alexa voice button.
Step 4: Check the Packaging
If you still have the packaging, check the label for the model number. The model number will be printed on the label.
Step 5: Check the Serial Number
The serial number can also help identify the Firestick model. Go to “Settings” and click on “My Fire TV.” Click on “About” and look for the “Serial Number” option. Enter the serial number on the Amazon website to identify the Firestick model.
Step 6: Contact Amazon Support
If you’re still having trouble identifying your Firestick model, contact Amazon support. They’ll ask for the serial number and other details to help identify your Firestick model.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. Can I use the same remote for all Firestick models?
No, you cannot use the same remote for all Firestick models. The first-generation Firestick remote is not compatible with the second or third-generation Firestick models.
Q2. Can I identify the Firestick model by the power cord?
No, you cannot identify the Firestick model by the power cord. The power cord is the same for all Firestick models.
Q3. Can I upgrade my Firestick to a newer model?
Yes, you can upgrade your Firestick to a newer model. However, you’ll need to purchase the new Firestick model.
Q4. Can I use the same account on multiple Firestick devices?
Yes, you can use the same account on multiple Firestick devices. You’ll need to sign in to the same Amazon account on all devices.
Q5. Can I connect my Firestick to a non-smart TV?
Yes, you can connect your Firestick to a non-smart TV. You’ll need an HDMI port on your TV and a Wi-Fi connection to connect your Firestick.