To enable MediaHint on Amazon Fire TV:

Setting up MediaHint on your Amazon Fire TV is a two-part process.


Part 1: Find the IP if your router. Use the appropriate method below and note down the IP of your router.

Find Router IP on Windows

Step 1: Open up the program command prompt

Step 2: Type “ipconfig” without the quotes and press enter

Step 3:
The IP address from default gateway is most likely the IP address of your router

Find Router IP on OS X

Step 1: Open System Preferences

Step 2: Go to Network

Step 3: Click Advanced

Step 4: Go to TCP/IP – here you will see the router IP


Part 2: Change the DNS on the Amazon Fire TV

Step 1: Open Settings

Step 2:
Select Systems

Step 3:
Select WI-FI

Step 4:
Select your WI-FI network and forget WI-FI network by Pressing the button with 3 lines on it.

Step 5:
Press the select button

Step 6:
Select your WI-FI network

Step 7:
Enter your WI-FI password and click on advanced

Step 8:
Enter the first three groups of numbers exactly the same as the IP address of your router. After the first three groups, the fourth group can be anything. As an example, if your router IP is, then use the IP address

Step 9:
For the default gateway, enter the IP of your router

Step 10:
Input 24 for the Network Prefix Length and click next

Step 11:
Enter for DNS 1

Step 12:
Enter for DNS 2


  • You need to have a 1-click US address in your Amazon Account
  • On go to Your Account > Manage Your Content and Devices > Country Settings and set country to United States

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