Amazon Firestick is an excellent device to stream movies and TV shows via the internet. But, your device needs to be registered with your Amazon account for a vast catalog of apps and media. Without registering your device, you will not receive the latest updates from Amazon. Moreover, you will be blocked from downloading certain apps from Amazon App Store. Registering the device is very simple, and you don’t need any prime subscription for registration. Once registered, you can deregister and link another account with your device whenever you want. If you’re a new user to Firestick, here is the guide to register your streaming device.
How to Register your Amazon Firestick
Before jumping into the registration process, sign up for an Amazon account with the help of an web browser on your PC or Smartphone.
Why you need a VPN
While Streaming online, your IP will be exposed easily. Hence ISPs (Internet Service Providers), app developers, government agencies and hackers can track your online activities with ease. At the end of the day, you may face some legal problems if you have streamed any copyrighted contents. To avoid these problems, we recommend you to use VPN (Virtual Private Network). A good VPN lets you hide your real identity by switching your IP to different locations. On the other hand, VPN is also helpful in accessing the media that are geo-restricted. Some of the apps/services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, BBC iPlayer and more are geo-restricted in certain countries. To bypass those restrictions, you need to install a VPN on your device.
After trying out several free and paid VPN services, we recommend you to use NordVPN. It is regarded as the best VPN to safeguard your privacy. While purchasing the NordVPN, make sure to select the annual plans rather than selecting the monthly plans. Moreover, you will also get a 70% instant discount on a 3-year plan.
Step 1: Launch your Firestick and ensure that it was connected to the internet connection. If not, connect to a standard Wi-Fi connection.
Step 2: On your home screen, go to Settings.
Step 3: Select My Account.
Step 4: Select Register, I already have an Amazon account.
If you don’t have an Amazon account, select Create an Account and go-through the instructions.
Step 5: Enter your Amazon account login credentials and click Next.
Step 6: Select Yes, continue as XXXX.
Note – XXXX represents your Amazon account username.
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How to Deregister your Amazon Fire TV Stick?
Once you decided to link your device with the Amazon account, you can unlink the existing account easily from the settings.
Step 1: Head to Settings and select My Account.
Step 2: Select your account account.
Step 3: Select deregister and then, link your new Amazon account.
You can also deregister your streaming device from the Amazon website.
Step 1: With the help of web browser, visit this Amazon page.
Step 2: Log-in to your Amazon account if you’re logged out.
Step 3: Click Devices and deregister your Firestick device.
NOTE – After removing your account, all the apps and the settings that you configured will be deleted from your device.
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