Your Fire TV Stick has a hidden menu. So you can access it

your fire tv stick has a hidden menu so you.webp.webp.webp
your fire tv stick has a hidden menu so you.webp.webp.webp

The Fire TV Stick is one of the best options if we want to turn a dumb TV into a SmartTV. Not only does it have a very affordable price that we can find on sale every so often, but there are versions for all types of users and It is a device with a complete operating system.

One of its virtues is that it is very customizable and, if you are interested in development, there is a hidden menu of the Fire TV Stick It allows you to tinker with the system, and it’s also interesting if you’re simply curious. Next, we tell you about its possibilities and How can you access this secret menu on the Fire TV Stick.

How to enter the secret menu of the Fire TV Stick

Activating this secret menu on the Fire TV Stick is quite curious. It’s as if we were introducing some cheat commands from the PlayStation 2 era and it will probably take you more than one try. The reason is that you have to synchronize the pressing of some buttons very well for the menu to appear.

If it doesn’t work out the first time, don’t worry, but these are the steps you should follow:

  • Be in the main menu, for example.
  • Press the central button on the remote control (the ‘select’ button) and the bottom button at the same time for five seconds.
  • When that time passes, stop pressing the buttons and quickly press the one with the three horizontal lines, the one next to the ‘Home’ button.
fire tv secret menu

Depending on your Fire TV, it may be instant or take a couple of seconds to appear, but if you clicked correctly, the ‘Developer Tools Menu’ will be overlaid with a series of elements that are deactivated at the factory, but that we can activate.

They are the following:

  • X-Ray System– This option displays system information in an overlay that is permanently visible at the top of the screen.
  • Advanced Options– Allows you to display multimedia information when the Android MediaCodec APIS are being used.
  • Register and share– Allows developers to collect logged metrics via the command line.
  • Safe zone– This option displays the envelope areaIn addition, we can see the audio and video codec, if they are hardware accelerated, the color standard (if it is BT2020 or HDR10, for example, and the resolution of the content and its frame rate per second.


Previous articleGoogle keyboard makes it easier to write on tablets: Gboard now supports handwriting
Next articleNetflix is ​​not the only one that gives away games: all the ones you can play if you have Crunchyroll
Mubashir Hassan
Expert in tech and gaming, blending industry insights with expertise