Amazon Fire Stick menu not loading? We got a fix for it

Milan Stanojevic
by Milan Stanojevic
Windows & Software Expert
Milan has been enthusiastic about PCs ever since his childhood days, and this led him to take interest in all PC-related technologies. Before joining WindowsReport, he worked as a front-end web developer. Read more
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If the menu on Amazon Fire Stick isn’t loading, that can be a major problem since you won’t be able to access anything.

Although this issue might seem alarming, there’s a way to fix it, and today we’ll show you how to do that with ease.

What to do if Amazon Fire Stick isn’t loading the Home menu?

1. Restart your device

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This might be just a temporary glitch, and in order to fix it, you just need to restart your Amazon Fire Stick.

To do that, follow these steps:

  1. Press and hold Select and Play/Pause buttons for five seconds on your remote.
  2. Once your device restarts, check if the issue is still there.

2. Install ES File Explorer and uninstall applications

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Few users claim that this method worked for them, so you might want to try it:

  1. Install ES File Explorer and go to Apps.
  2. Select each app that has Amazon icon on it and select Uninstall.
  3. You should see a message saying Do you want to replace this app with the factory version.
  4. Select OK.
  5. After doing that for all apps, restart the Fire Stick and check if the problem is resolved.

Some users are suggesting to remove all apps that you haven’t used, so be sure to try that as well.

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3. Reset Amazon Fire Stick to default

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If the Fire Stick menu isn’t loading, perhaps resetting Fire Stick to default will fix the problem.

To do that, follow these steps:

  1. Press and hold Select + Right + Back + Reverse buttons for 10 seconds. If that doesn’t work, use press and hold Back and the right side of the navigation circle.
  2. You’ll be asked to confirm the factory reset. Select the appropriate option.

Some users are suggesting to select No thanks option when setting up your Fire Stick in order to avoid the issue in the future.

There you go, a quick an easy guide on how to fix menu problems on Amazon Fire Stick. If you found this guide useful, let us know in the comments section below.


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