How to Change the Display Resolution on the Amazon Fire TV Stick

The steps in this article are going to show you how to change the display resolution currently being used by your Amazon Fire TV Stick.

  1. Open the Settings menu.
  2. Choose the Display & Sounds option.
  3. Select the Video Resolution option.
  4. Choose the resolution that you would like to use.

Is your Amazon Fire TV Stick video extending off the screen, or not completely filling up the screen? Typically the device will use an automatic setting which attempts to detect the size and resolution of your TV.

While this automatic selection is often correct for many users, you may occasionally discover that something is wrong with the way the screen looks. In that case, it may be best to manually specify your resolution.

Our guide below will show you where to find the video resolution setting on your Amazon Fire TV Stick so that you can manually choose the resolution at which the screen is displayed.

How to Adjust Video Resolution on an Amazon Fire TV Stick

The steps in this article were performed on an Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K. Note that the available video resolution options will be the ones that are compatible with the detected television or monitor.

Step 1: Press the Home button on your Fire TV Stick remote, then select the Settings option.

open the Fire Stick settings menu

Step 2: Choose the Display & Sounds menu item.

open the Display and Sounds menu

Step 3: Select the Video Resolution item from the menu.

choose the Video Resolution option

Step 4: Choose the video resolution that you would like to use.

how to change the video resolution on the Amazon Fire TV Stick

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