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Fire TV Green Screen Fixed

Have you ever used the Amazon Fire Tv device from Amazon? It’s a great little thing, and I use it for streaming all my favorite video content. However, much like any device, it can be problematic on occasion. One of the main issues people had with these devices was the green screen.

Have you ever heard of the Fire Tv Green screen issue?

In this blog, we would like to talk about the problem of “Fire TV green screen.” This is one of the common problems you may encounter on your Fire TV. The possibility of Green Screen on Fire TV triggers when the playback is interrupted or stopped for no reason.

You’ll get a detailed guide on what causes the green screen error on your Fire Tv and how you can fix it.

Why is My Firestick Showing a Green Screen?

There are many reasons why your screen on fire tv turns into a green screen. Below, we’ve penned down some of the probable causes; check them out.

  • Temporary Bugs and Glitches: Most of the time, it’s just a software bug or glitch causing the issue. To prevent this, try the troubleshooting steps given in this post.
  • Using the Inferior Cables: If you’re using the inferior cables (local cables), it may result in such issues. So, it is always recommended to use the provided cables.
  • Damaged Hardware: In some instances where the device’s hardware got damaged and replacing it resolved the issue. If this is the case, you need to visit the service center or call a technician to resolve the issue.

How Do I Fix the Green Screen On My Fire Stick? (Fire TV)

To fix the issue, you can use the below possible fixes. Hopefully, some of these fixes will fix your problem.

How do I fix the green screen on my Toshiba Tv?

Want to get rid of the green screen issue on your Toshiba Tv. Try rebooting your Toshiba TV with the help of the steps given below;

If you haven’t tried this yet, do it now. Restarting the TV or any device (on which you’re encountering the issue) resolves the software issues. So, try to reboot your Fire Tv or Firestick. To perform a reboot on your TV, follow the steps given below;

How Do I Reboot My Amazon Fire TV?

  1. Unplug your TV and Fire TV/Firestick from the sources.
  2. Now, wait for 60 seconds.
  3. After that, plug them back into their sources and check if the green screen is resolved or not.

If you’re able to access the settings;

  1. Head to the Settings > System/Device & Software.
  2. Now, select the Restart option.

Once your Tv restarts, check if this fixes the issue.

If not, turn off your TV, leave it overnight, and check on the following day.

Also check: How to fix roku green screen issue

Firestick Stuck on Green Screen (On Specific App)

Are you encountering the issue on a specific app? While researching the Green Screen issue, we found that some users are experiencing this issue while streaming a particular app on their Fire Tv. Try clearing the cache and data of the app.

To Clear the data and cache of the app (Netflix)

  1. Navigate to the Settings.
  2. Now, head to the Application> Manage All Installed Application.
  3. After that, locate the Netflix app and clear the cache and data.
clear app cache on firestick

Reinstall The App

Clearing the cache and data of the app didn’t resolve the green screen issue. Try reinstalling that app.

To do so,

  1. Navigate to the Settings.
  2. Now, head to the Application> Manage All Installed Application.
  3. After that, locate the app and select Delete or Uninstall.

Now, to reinstall that Application

  1. Head to the Main screen of Fire Tv and search for an app (Netflix/Disney, etc.).
  2. Now, select Download and once the app is downloaded on your Fire TV, check if the issue is fixed or not.

Use Another HDMI Port

Sometimes changing the HDMI port fixes the blank, black screen of death. So, try to connect the Fire TV to another HDMI port. Some TVs have 2 HDMI ports, and some have 3-4 HDMI ports, so try to connect your Fire TV to the 2nd or 3rd port and check if this resolves the issue.

Remove The HDMI Hub

If you’re using the HDMI hub to connect the Fire Tv, remove it and connect the Fire TV directly with your Tv. Some users used the HDMI hub to connect their Fire TV, and connecting the Fire TV directly to the TV resolves the green screen issue.

Also check: How to fix samsung smart tv green screen

Change The Resolution

Try changing the resolution of your Fire TV; may this help you resolve the green screen issue on your Fire Tv. To change the resolution of your TV, follow the below steps;

  1. Navigate to the Settings > Display & Sound (or Picture).
  2. Now, click on the Display/Picture/Theater option.
  3. After that, select Video Resolution/Calibrate display.
  4. Lastly, change the resolution and reboot your TV.

Now, check if the green screen persists or not.

Firestick Green Screen With Sound

Are you getting the sound with the green screen? Did you check all the cable connections of your Tv? If not, check the connection and connect all the cables securely. Also, if you are using the local/inferior cable, try to use the Fire Tv provided cable. Check if changing the cable and securing the cable connections fixes the green screen issue.

Free UP Memory

There are some instances where insufficient storage leads to such types of issues. If the storage space of your Fire Tv is insufficient, then we recommend you clear some memory from the storage space. To do so,

  1. Navigate to the Settings.
  2. Now, head to the Application> Manage All Installed Application.
  3. After that, clear the cache of all apps.

You can also clear some memory by uninstalling the app you don’t want to use.

Also check: Fix firestick picture too big or zoomed in

Use Adaptive Display Setting

Another thing you can try is changing the dynamic range settings on your Fire TV. To change the Dynamic Range, follow the below steps;

  1. Navigate to the Settings > Display and Sound.
  2. Now, head to the Dynamic Range (you’ll find it under the Display/Picture).
  3. After that, choose Adaptive instead of Always HDR.

Lastly, reboot your Tv and check if the green screen is fixed or persists.

Update Fire TV or Firestick Firmware

Updating the device’s firmware to its latest version clears all the bugs and glitches and gives you a smooth experience. Try to check if there’s any update available for your Tv and Fire Tv. If there’s any, download it and update your TV and Fire Tv software to the newest version.

To Update Tv’s Firmware

  1. Head to the Settings of your Tv.
  2. Now, locate the Software Update option in the settings.
  3. Check if there’s any update available for your TV.

To Update Fire Tv

  1. Navigate to the Settings of Fire Tv.
  2. Now, head to the Fire Tv > About.
  3. After that, check for System Update and download it (if available).
update firestick

Later, reboot your TV and check if the green screen on your Fire Tv is fixed or not.

Hard Reset Your Fire TV

It’s time to Hard Reset the Fire Tv. Resetting the Fire Tv to its default settings is the last way to get rid of the green screen issue. A factory reset of your device removes all your account information and downloaded content, including in-app purchases.

From Settings;

  1. Navigate to the Settings tab, then head to the Device & Software option.
  2. Now, select Reset to factory defaults.
  3. After that, select the Reset option; it will take some time.

Using Remote,

  1. Press and hold the Back and right side navigate buttons for 10 seconds simultaneously.
  2. Now, on to the TV screen, choose Continue.

Lastly, once your Fire Tv resets to default settings, reconfigure it and check if the issue is fixed or not.

Contact Customer Support

If you’ve tried all the above fixes for the green screen issue, there are some chances that there’s some hardware malfunction in your Tv. To fix this, visit Tv’s service center or contact amazon device support team and ask for the technician.

If it’s not a tv fault, try contacting the Fire Tv customer support and ask them to provide solutions to fix the green screen issue. If we are able to help you then check how to fix firestick stuck on loading fire tv screen.

1 thought on “Fire TV Green Screen Fixed”

  1. Thank you for this article. I was getting the green lines on every single app. I tried everyone of these tips and the factory reset was what solved the problem. Yay!


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