The Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite is a USB stick-sized device, which you can plug into an available HDMI port on your TV. The streaming device is dirt-cheap, and this explains why many people currently use it. With 30 bucks, Fire TV Stick Lite offers tons of features, including a voice remote with Alexa voice assistant capability. Just like other Fire TV Stick devices out there, the Lite version also receives regular updates and has access to the best firestick apps. The latest software is now available, but it seems like some Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite users are having issues downloading it – they get stuck trying to get the update.
What exactly causes the Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite issue? Is there any fix yet to address the problem? You’ll find out everything you need to know in the rest of this post.
Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite stuck
Some Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite users are currently reporting an issue with their devices. According to them, they cannot download the latest software, which was recently rolled out to make the device run smoothly and unlock new features.
Speaking of the issue, the Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite users mentioned their devices get stuck every time they try downloading the latest software. Let’s have a quick look at some of what the users are saying regarding the annoying problem below:
A Redditor, Jmaldo05, mentioned that he recently bought the Amazon Fire Stick Lite but he’s currently experiencing an issue with the latest software, as the update gets stuck while downloading.
For you to be sure you’re not alone in this, you can check here (1, 2, 3, 4) for more complaints regarding the Fire TV Stick Lite issue.
This issue is most likely affecting new owners of the Fire TV Stick Lite. That’s so because they need to perform the mandatory initial software download before using the device. For existing users, you can always disable automatic updates for now and keep enjoying your device.
Any fix yet to address the issue?
Currently, there’s no official fix yet to address Amazon Fire TV Stick Lite getting stuck issue. However a fix will come pretty soon. That’s so because the Amazon team is already aware of the problem and working hard to address it.
While we wait for an official fix, you can try using the workaround suggested by the Amazon team:
- First, you need to remove the Fire TV device from the HDMI port, and then plug it back in.
- If that doesn’t work, you may try another HDMI port on your TV.
- Ensure you have the Fire TV device plugged into a wall outlet or power strip.