Welcome to the digital age where entertainment can be summoned right at your fingertips, thanks to the marvels like Firestick. This tiny piece of technology has made the act of binge-watching shows and movies from the comforts of your couch more luxurious. 

Now, combine this with the colossal world of IPTV, and you’re about to embark on a cinematic journey like never before! If you’re inclined to integrate IPTV with Firestick, the Smart IPTV App should be your go-to. Now, let’s get down to the real fun—maneuvering through IPTV using your Firestick remote.

How to Search On IPTV Using Firestick Remote?

Navigating the vast world of IPTV might seem daunting, especially when looking for a particular video or movie. However, Firestick offers an elegant solution to make this task as straightforward as pushing a button. Here’s a detailed guide on how to add the search function within the Video Club:

  1. Accessing the Video Club: Start by navigating to the Video Club. Once there, click on “All.”
  2. Diving into Settings: On your Firestick remote, locate the button with three horizontal lines, often referred to as the “hamburger” or “menu” button. Click on it to access the settings.
  3. Configuring Key Maps: Inside settings, slide down to the “Configure Key Maps” option and select it. Next, choose “Add Key.”
  4. Choosing the Key for Search: For this guide, we’ll be using the “Fast Forward” button as our designated search button. Once you select it, you’ll notice an option labeled “Not Selected.” Click on that.
  5. Selecting BTN Blue: As you scroll down the list of options, you’ll come across “BTN Blue.” Select it.
  6. Saving the Key: After selecting “BTN Blue,” navigate downwards and click on “Save Key.” By now, you’ve successfully mapped the search feature to the Fast Forward button.
  7. Testing Out the Search: Give it a whirl! Press the Fast Forward button. If done correctly, you’ll notice a “Search and Picking” option appearing in the bottom right-hand corner.
  8. Executing the Search: Once you select “Search,” a keyboard will emerge in the middle of the screen. Now, click the three-button menu on your remote to activate this keyboard. The beauty of this particular keyboard is its ability to recognize spaces between words, a feature some other keyboards lack. Key in the name of the movie or video you’re searching for.
  9. Submitting Your Search: After typing in your desired title, click “Submit.” Confirm your selection by clicking “OK,” and voilà! The name of your film should manifest on the screen. Select it, and you’re all set to dive into your viewing experience!

This nifty trick ensures that your search within the vast expanse of IPTV content remains swift, efficient, and enjoyable. No more endless scrolling; your favorite content is now just a click away!

How to Change Channels on IPTV Using Firestick Remote?

  1. Launch & Note: Open Smart IPTV on FireStick. Spot a MAC address? Write it down.
  2. Trial Setup:
    • Head to https://siptv.app/mylist/.
    • Punch in your MAC address to kick off a 7-day free trial.
  3. Cost Info: Just a one-time fee of 5.49 EUR (or roughly 6.05 USD).
  4. Channels: Remember, the app itself doesn’t come with channels. You’ll need an IPTV subscription.
  5. Don’t Forget to Activate: Before your trial ends, activate at https://siptv.app/activation/. If you miss out, you’ll be resetting your playlist.
  6. Setting up Your Playlist:
    • Go back to https://siptv.app/mylist/.
    • Input that MAC address.
    • Decide on how to load up your playlist:
      • Directly from your device.
      • Through a playlist URL from your IPTV provider.
      • Via an EPG URL given by your IPTV service.
  7. Channel Navigation:
    • To shuffle between channels, use the right/left buttons on your FireStick remote’s circle mousepad.
    • For a bird’s-eye view of all channels, press the circle mousepad’s center. To browse different channel pages, again use the right/left buttons.
  8. And… Action! Your channels should now be live on the Smart IPTV app on your FireStick.

Now, all that’s left is to sink into your couch and let the entertainment commence!

How to Access Channel Groups on Smart IPTV App Using Firestick?

  1. Begin by ensuring the “channel groups” option is enabled in your Smart IPTV App settings.
  2. Press the circle mousepad on your Firestick remote to select the Smart App.
  3. Hit the Play button, and voilà! The channel groups appear.
  4. Navigate using the circle mousepad to choose a channel group.
  5. To revisit channel groups, simply press Play again. When done, the home button will escort you back.

How to Select a Movie on IPTV Using Firestick Remote?

Selecting a movie on IPTV should be as smooth as the plots you love watching. Thanks to the intuitive design of the Firestick remote, your next cinematic adventure is just a few button presses away. Here’s a straightforward guide:

  1. Access the Group Section:
    • Hold your Firestick remote and locate the circle mousepad. This is your navigation touchpoint.
    • Gently press in the center of the circle mousepad. This action serves as your primary selector and is the key to unlocking a host of features.
  2. Dive into Your Movie Groups:
    • With the group section now activated, direct your attention to the ‘play’ button on the remote. It’s typically represented by a right-pointing triangle.
    • Press the play button. In a flash, you’ll be greeted with the various movie groups available on your Smart IPTV. These groups can range from genres like action, drama, and romance, to curated lists based on actors, directors, or themes.
  3. Browsing and Selecting:
    • The movie groups will present a curated selection of films tailored to specific genres or themes. Navigate through these groups using the circle mousepad, exploring the rich tapestry of cinematic choices available.
    • Once a particular group catches your eye, select it. You’ll then have access to a list of movies within that category.
  4. Final Selection:
    • Scroll through the list to find your movie of choice. Once you’ve made your decision, press the center of the circle mousepad to play your selected film.

Voilà! You’re all set to dive into your chosen movie. With the Firestick remote in your hand, the world of cinema is quite literally at your fingertips. So, pop some popcorn, dim the lights, and let the movie magic begin!

How to Restart Your Firestick from the Firestick Remote?

If you’ve ever found yourself longing to restart your Fire TV Stick without physically accessing the device, there’s a secret key combination on your remote that’s about to be your new best friend:

  1. Grab your Firestick remote.
  2. Press and hold the Select (center circle) and Play buttons together for approximately 10 seconds.
  3. Your Fire TV Stick will initiate a forced restart, mimicking the process of unplugging and replugging the device.

Pro Tip: If your remote isn’t responding, first ensure the batteries are fresh and the remote is undamaged. If issues persist, try resetting your Firestick remote by holding the left menu and back buttons simultaneously for about 12 seconds.

How to Change the Resolution Using Firestick Remote?

Did you know your Fire TV Stick offers more resolution options than the standard settings display? Discover the hidden resolutions and refresh rates with this simple hack:

  1. While holding your Firestick remote, press and hold the Up Navigation button and Rewind simultaneously for about 5-10 seconds.
  2. The display will showcase the current resolution.
  3. Your Fire TV Stick will cycle through all available resolutions and refresh rate combinations compatible with your TV.

Advantage: This function lets you shift to resolutions as low as 420p for older TVs and even allows switching between 24Hz and 30Hz refresh rates, potentially enhancing your viewing experience.

How to Enable Voice View?

For those with visual impairments or simply wanting an audible guide, Fire TV Stick’s Voice View feature is a wonderful tool:

  1. Pick up your Firestick remote.
  2. Press and hold the Back button and Menu button at the same time for roughly 5 seconds.
  3. The Voice View feature will activate, reading aloud the content currently highlighted on your screen.

Bonus: To aid visually impaired users further, Fire TV Stick also offers a Screen Magnifier tool. Activate or deactivate it by holding the Back and Fast Forward buttons simultaneously for about 5 seconds. This allows users to zoom and pan around the interface, making content easier to see.

How To Use Your Android Or iPhone As A Firestick Remote?

Lost your Firestick remote or just prefer using your smartphone? Good news: you can transform your Android or iPhone into a Firestick remote. We’ll guide you through this cool trick.

  1. Download the App: Head to your device’s app store (Android or iPhone/iPad) and search for “Amazon Fire TV App”. Download and install it.
  2. Connect with Your Firestick: Ensure both your phone and Firestick are connected to the same WiFi network. When you launch the app, it prompts a code to appear on your TV screen. Simply enter this code in the app to link your device.
  3. Voice Control Feature: An added perk of the app is its voice control functionality. You can command Alexa through the app to open apps, check time, weather, and more. This feature makes navigating Netflix or any other favorite application even more convenient.

Now, you have a handy Firestick remote right on your phone!

Final Word

Blending the magnificence of Firestick with the vast universe of IPTV can feel overwhelming. But with the right tips and tricks, your entertainment experience will soar to new heights. Whether you’re channel surfing, diving into movie marathons, or just adjusting settings, this guide has got you covered. Embrace the future of television today!