In today’s time, Amazon Fire Stick is a device that gives you unlimited potential along with the latest technology. With the help of which you can connect your device with the projector. However, due to a lack of more information, Amazon Fire Stick does not work on the project because you are not able to set it up from memory or there may be some technical reason behind it.
So we will tell you through this blog why Amazon Fire Stick is not working with the projector and how it can be resolved.
Why isn’t my Fire Stick working with my projector?
There are some important reasons for firestick won’t work on projector, which we are explaining below:
First of all, if your HDMI cable will not connect properly with the projector and with the Firestick. Then in such a situation, you will see this error.
Incorrect input source
Your projector has an input source that your HDMI is supposed to be set with. This will be visible even if they are not joined together properly.
Power supply issues
Your power adapter also plays an important role because if your device does not get power then how will it work?
Sometimes it also happens that your device is not updated with the latest software technology. In such a situation, it will create difficulty in connecting with the project.
Fire Stick Not Working on Projector: What to Do
If your Fire Stick is not working on your projector, there are a few things you can try to troubleshoot the issue.
The Amazon Fire Stick device requires HDMI technology to connect to the projector’s display. Or there are some projects that do not support HDMI input technology at all, for which some special requirements may have to be met.
Then to overcome this problem you have to ensure whether the projector has an HDMI port or not. Additionally, it is compatible with the HDMI version used by the Fire Stick. If both these conditions are applied properly then only it will prove effective for you.
If the Fire Stick device is having trouble connecting to the projector, then you should check the resolution settings of both your projector and Fire Stick. Which you can use technical support or the manual guide provided by Fire Stick.
We are telling you the resolution settings of Amazon Fire Stick below, which you can change according to your projector.
- Go to Settings > Display & Sound > Display > Video Resolution.
Check the power supply or adaptor
If the projector is still having trouble connecting to the Fire Stick, you may need to check whether your Fire Stick device is receiving enough power.
To confirm this, check that your USB cable is properly connected to the Fire Stick and is not damaged anywhere.
You can also try another type of power adapter if the current power adapter is not working properly.
Using power cycling of both your projector and Fire Stick may resolve the connectivity issue. In this case, turn off both devices, unplug them, wait for a few minutes, and then reconnect and turn them on.
Restart the Fire Stick
You have checked the connection and power supply with the above mentioned methods and the Firestick is still not working with the projector. So in such a situation, you can try to restart your device, to do this follow the steps given below.
- Press and hold the Select and Play/Pause buttons on the Fire Stick remote for 5 seconds.
After this, your firestick device will restart and will start working properly with your projector.
Update the software
You also need to make sure that both your Amazon Fire Stick and projector are updated with the latest software.
To update Amazon Fire Stick, you will have to use Settings > My Fire TV > About > Check for System Software Updates.
If you find that the problem persists even after updating the firestick device. Then you will also have to update the firmware of your projector, which will be possible only by visiting the official website of its manufacturer.
Contact Amazon support
You feel that you have understood such reasons and have completed the solutions step by step. But still projector is not working with firestick. In such a situation, you will have to immediately use Amazon firestick customer support facility.
How to Connect Fire Stick to Projector
Sometimes it is also found that there is no technical problem nor any of the above reasons are responsible for it. In such a situation, it is possible that you are not able to connect with Project Firestick. Then you can follow the steps given below.
- First of all you have to connect the HDMI cable to the HD output port on your Firestick.
- After that you also have to plug the HDMI cable into the HDMI input port on your projector.
- As soon as this step is completed, connect the power adapter to the Fire Stick and plug it into a power outlet.
- Now it’s time to turn on the projector and set the input to HDMI mode.
- After which you have to turn on the Fire Stick device and you will find that some screen instructions are coming in front of you. Keep following these instructions and you will see that your project is properly connected with Firestick.
Note: If your projector does not have an HDMI input port then you can use an HDMI to VGA adapter. If you are using a long HDMI cable, you will need to use a booster to get a stronger signal.
For this, you can restart the Fire Stick and the projector, try a different HDMI cable, or contact Amazon support.
Yes, you can use a 4K Fire Stick on a 1080p projector. Because the Fire Stick automatically downscales 4K content to 1080p everything can be displayed on the projector.
The best resolution of the Fire Stick on a projector depends on the resolution of the projector. For this, you can select the automatic setting