Not enough bandwidth on Amazon Fire Stick? Here’s what to do

by Milan Stanojevic
Milan Stanojevic
Milan Stanojevic
Windows & Software Expert
Milan has been enthusiastic about technology ever since his childhood days, and this led him to take interest in all PC-related technologies. He's a PC enthusiast and he... read more
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The Amazon Fire Stick is a great device to watch your favorite shows. However, many users encountered the error “insufficient bandwidth on Amazon video”.

So, users can’t stream video, which is a major issue. Also, users reported that the stream might buffer or stop unexpectedly.

Generally, this problem appears if you have a problem with your internet connection. Also, you might have a low download speed.

Fortunately, there are some solutions available and today we will show you what to do if you encounter the “insufficient bandwidth on Amazon video” error message.

How do I fix Insufficient bandwidth on Amazon video error?

1. Clear the cache

It is always a good idea to clear the cache memory. This operation will help you increase the download speed and it might solve your bandwidth problem.

Follow the steps below to clear the cache in the Amazon Fire TV Stick.

  1. Open Settings.
  2. Go to Applications.
  3. Select Managed Installed Applications.
  4. Click on the applications you are using to clear the cache.
  5. Select Clear Cache.

2. Restart the Amazon TV Fire Stick

If the solution above didn’t work, restart the Amazon TV Fire Stick. Restarting your device could optimize the storage memory and fix the bandwidth issue.

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3. Restart your router

As we said at the beginning of this article, the “insufficient bandwidth on Amazon video” might be caused by a network problem. So, the easiest method to fix network related issues is to restart your router.

Unplug your device and plug it back in after at least 10 seconds. If this solution doesn’t work, try the method described below.

4. Reconnect your network

Many users reported that disconnecting your device from the network and reconnecting it will solve a weak signal strength issue.

This operation will reconfigure the IP address, which helps to load videos faster.


So, we have a few solutions available for you to fix this issue in no time. Clear the cache, restart the Amazon TV Fire Stick or restart your router.

Also, reconnect your network to solve this major issue.

Did our solutions help you solve the problem? Which method worked for you? Do let us know in the comments section below!


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