How to Enable Content Sync on the Amazon Fire TV Stick

The steps in this article are going to show you how to change the Content Sync setting on your Amazon Fire TV Stick so that you can easily find Amazon Prime content that you were watching on other devices.

  1. Choose the Settings option at the top of the screen.
  2. Scroll to the right and choose the Preferences option.
  3. Select the Sync Recent Content option to turn it on.

There are a lot of different ways that you can watch Amazon Prime Video content. There’s an app for your mobile phone, you can watch it on your computer, and you can even get streaming devices like a Roku or the Amazon Fire TV Stick and watch it there, too.

One of the most convenient aspects of this multi-device capability is that you can syn content viewing across your account and start watching a movie or TV show on one device, then pick it up later at the same spot on another device.

But if you are having trouble finding something on your Fire TV Stick that you were previously watching, then you may need to change a setting on the device. Our guide below will show you where to find this option so that you can sync recent content from Amazon Prime on your Amazon Fire TV Stick.

How to Enable the Sync Recent Content Option on the Amazon Fire TV Stick

The steps in this article were performed on an Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K, but will also work on most other models of the Fire Stick.

Step 1: Navigate to the Home screen on your Amazon Fire TV Stick, then choose the Settings option at the top of the screen.

open the Fire Stick settings menu

Step 2: Scroll to the right and choose the Preferences option.

open the Preferences menu

Step 3: Choose the Sync Recent Content option on this menu to switch it to “On.”

how to sync recent content from Amazon Prime on the Amazon Fire TV Stick

Find out if the Amazon Fire Stick needs Internet if you are going to be traveling somewhere and are curious if you will be able to use the device when you can’t connect it to the Internet.