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Controlling Fire TV/Fire Stick (maybe UK specific)

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Controlling Fire TV/Fire Stick (maybe UK specific)
« on: November 01, 2016, 12:45:17 pm »
I'm in the UK, I've bought a firestick (and later, a firestick + alexa remote).
I wanted to get Echo to control my TV and play my amazon videos and netflix.

* Can I launch Amazon Videos and Netflix via Echo?
* Will it work on a FireStick, or do I have to upgrade to Fire TV.
* Is this crippled only in the UK?

Documentation talk about FireOS 5.0+ but it appears to be wrong.


Re: Controlling Fire TV/Fire Stick (maybe UK specific)
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2016, 05:26:15 pm »
I have the same issue, was at least expecting Echo to control my Amazon TV devices but as you stare, this does not appear to be possible in the UK.

Pretty disappointing.