Roku TVs are televisions that have a Roku Operating System installed on them. Roku devices are known for their simplistic UI and better viewing experience. Despite this, Roku misses out on certain handy features that Amazon Firestick brings to the table, like an open operating system, downloading and using 3rd party apps, and web search. Having said that, both devices have their share of pros and cons. But if you want the best of both worlds, connect your Firestick and Roku TV and enjoy both of its features. But, we could sense you wondering whether it is able to be done. You could know if it is possible or not if you continue reading further.

Can You Use Firestick on Roku TV?

Yes, you can. Firestick can be used with Roku TV by simply connecting it to your Roku TV’s HDMI port. You can find the HDMI port on the back of your TV.

How to Connect Firestick to Roku TV

1. Turn on your Roku TV.

2, Connect your Amazon Firestick to your Roku TV’s HDMI port. Use an HDMI extension cable in case your Firestick’s remote can’t communicate with your Firestick.

Connect Firestick to TV

3. After connecting, your Roku TV will detect the new device and will ask you to choose a name for it.

4. Scroll down using Roku TV remote and select Edit custom name & icon.

edit your device name

5. Type whatever name you want. For convenience, name it Firestick and press OK.

6. Now, select an icon for Firestick and press OK on your Roku remote.

7. After finishing this initial setup, Firestick will appear on your Roku TV’s Home screen.

See device name on the Roku home screen

NOTE: In order not to drain your Firestick’s battery fully, connect Firestick to its charger even while it’s in use.

How to Setup Firestick on Roku TV

Users may find it very discomforting to turn on their Roku TV and Firestick device separately from their respective remotes every time. But you can do a setup that lets Firestick open as soon as you turn on your Roku TV. You can even start controlling Roku TV with just the Firestick’s remote. To do this,

1. Go to your Roku TV’s Home screen.

2. With the Roku remote, scroll down and select Settings.

3. In that, choose System.

Go to Roku settings

4. Scroll down and select Power and consecutively select the Power on option.

Enable power on for firestick

5. Now, select Firestick in the list of devices displayed.

6. After this setup, you can turn on your Roku TV with your Firestick remote itself, which would directly take you to your Firestick account.

How to Use Firestick on Roku TV

You cannot watch Firestick’s content without signing in to your account. To sign in to your account,

1. Power on your Roku TV and connect it to a Wi-Fi network.

2. Now, press the home button on your Firestick remote, followed by pressing the Play/Pause button.

3. Choose the language of your choice and connect it to a Wi-Fi network.

Choose your language after connecting Firestick to Roku

4. Now, the sign-in page opens up. Click Sign In if you already have an account, or else create a new Amazon account then and there.

5. You have the option to sign in to your Amazon account either by web activation ( or by directly entering your Amazon ID & Password.

6. After this setup, you’ll be taken into your account and you can start streaming your favorite content from Firestick on your Roku.


1. How to connect Firestick to TCL Roku TV?

You can hook up Firestick to TCL Roku TVs through the HDMI port provided at the back of the TV.

2. What are all the devices that are compatible with Amazon Firestick?

Amazon Firestick can be connected to a variety of devices like Echo Dot, Insignia TV, Vizio TV, Xbox One and Toshiba TV, etc.