The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K is an amazing plug-in device for watching TV, Prime and Netflix, however, it can also be a powerful tool for promoting your business. The Amazon Fire TV Stick can be the key to getting Digital Signage for free, cross-promoting with other businesses, as well as earning revenue.
What does Amazon Fire TV Stick do?
The Amazon Fire TV Stick basically turns any TV into a smart TV the connects to the internet. It also provides entertainment by streaming your favorite TV shows, movies, channels and apps to your TV. The Amazon Fire TV Stick also provides you with the Display.Stream digital signage solution.
Amazon Fire TV Stick Device Comparison
DisplayStream is hardware agnostic so if you have a regular TV the Amazon Fire Stick is excellent for making dumb TV smart. If your TVs are already smart, then you’re good to go without. DisplayStream’s Media Player can be downloaded from Smart TVs running Amazon’s Fire OS operating system, any TV powered by Android. But who needs Smart TVs when you have an Amazon Fire TV Stick. You do not need Amazon Prime to use DisplayStream but you do need an Amazon account.
Other uses for Amazon Fire TV Stick
Aside from using the Amazon Fire TV Stick with DisplayStream, since it connects you to the internet you also can:
- Watch Netflix, or other internet streaming services like Amazon Prime or Hulu
- Use Alexa Voice Control to control the a TV
- Search the internet
- Play online games
- Search YouTube from a TV
- Share photos to a TV screen
Where to buy Amazon Fire TV Stick
The Amazon Fire TV Stick is readily available almost everywhere making it an affordable solution for digital signage. You can find them at almost any retailer, and of course on Amazon.
How to setup your Amazon Fire TV Stick
Before you set up your Amazon Fire TV Stick check you have everything you need including:
- A TV that has a HDMI port (most do)
- A wireless internet connection
- An Amazon account (you create during setup)
1. Power Source
Plug the power adaptor into your TV Stick and power outlet. You must use the power adaptor that came with your Amazon Fire TV Stick, do not try and get power from the USB port on your TV. Next, make sure for Amazon Fire TV Stick is turned on.
2. Plug into the TV’s HDMI port
Plug the Amazon Fire TV Stick into the HDMI port on the back of your TV.
3. Select the HDMI port
With your TV on use the remote to select the HDMI port to whcih or Amazon Fire TV Stick is plugged into. Some TVs may have multiple HDMI ports, take note of which one you’ve plugged into.
4. Connect your remote
Install the the batteries that came with your Amazon Fire TV Stick. The remote will begin to automatically pair. Don’t rush, allow for the pairing to complete.
5. Connect to the internet
Amazon Fire TV Stick will walk you through connecting to your Wi-Fi, simply follow the instructions.
6. Register your device
Register your device to your Amazon account, allow for any updates from Amazon, and you’re ready to go.
How to install the DisplayStream media player on the Amazon Fire TV Stick
The Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K is just one of the many affordable ways to turn multiple TVs into digital signage that can connect you to other businesses, earn revenue and advertise your business. Just search for DisplayStream in the App Store and get any display ready in under 5 min.