How To Fix Amazon FireStick Memory Full | 6 Easy Hacks To Follow

How To Fix Amazon FireStick Memory Full

What?? Your New Amazon FireTV is showing the error “Amazon FireStick Critically Low on Storage”? Well, don’t panic and calm down! You are not the only one with such a storage issue. So, remain calm and read our post on “How To Fix Amazon FireStick Memory Full”, this will surely help you out.

Amazon Fire TV Sticks can be found in every second house nowadays. Well, if you go back to history then these TV Sticks were launched in the year 2014. Since the day TV Sticks were launched one issue or problem has been consistent and the issue is the storage capacity.

Well, the best way to tackle the storage issue is by deleting the extra applications and clearing the cache. But, let us tell you that there are various other methods to solve this and you will find all of them in our post below. 

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Amazon FireStick is a great device to use. But if still, you feel that storage is the concern then it can be solved by using the tips and tricks mentioned below. We have also mentioned the steps of procedures to perform these methods.

How To Fix Amazon FireStick Memory Full?

We have found the six most effective methods that will help you in fixing the Amazon ForeStick memory full issue. So, without wasting much of your valuable time let us start with the troubleshooting methods that will fix the Amazon FireStick memory full issue. 

1. Reset Your Amazon FireStick

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This is the most common and fundamental method that is used to fix any problem or issue that arises due to storage. So, we will be using this troubleshooting method to fix Amazon FireStick Memory Full trouble or what we call the “Amazon FireStick Critically Low on Storage” error. 

Well, you don’t have to do much to reset your FireStick, just follow the simple steps given below and you are done.

  1. Start your Amazon Fire TV and press the “Home Button” on the remote.
  2. This will take you to the home screen, now look at the options given on the top bar.
  3. Locate “Settings” and select it. 
  4. You will find various options in the settings menu, scroll right and select “System/My Fire TV”.
  5. Scroll down a bit and there you will find the option that says “Reset To Factory Defaults”.
  6. Now a confirmation message will appear on the screen, it says “You are about to reset your Fire TV to its original factory settings and hence your sign-in information along with personal preferences will get deleted.“
  7. Ignore the warning and hit the “Reset Button”.
  8. Your FireStick has been set to the factory’s default version.

Note: Resetting the FireStick to factory default will erase all your preferences and you have to login again with your Account. So, if you are sure that you don’t need the data on the FireStick then go ahead and solve the issue. This fix will 100% fix the issue with the Multiple Profiles

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2. Multiple Accounts

As we said that resetting will erase all your preferences and you have to log back in again and set all the options again. 

Yeah, the same hectic process will be followed again. 

Can we avoid it? Yes, you can always have the option to avoid the factory data reset and we have listed it here.

The trick is that you can have multiple FireStick accounts. No, you cannot use both of them at a time. However, switching between the two is always an option. Once you feel your account has started showing storage errors, you can always switch to the second one. Or another way is that you can use both accounts for different purposes in this manner. You will only log in to the account you use for a specific purpose and you will have double storage.

As we know that the developers are continuously updating the applications. So, in case you are using the old FireStick device then storage will always be the issue. So, it’s time to buy a new one.

3. Customer Care Support Always Help

Yeah, we know no one likes talking to customer care support, and the reason is the long waiting calls. But, if nothing happens after resetting, then maybe the problem is a lot more intense than it looks. 

So, you need to contact Amazon FireStick customer care support. You can also chat with customer support on the official application. 

4. Uninstall The Applications

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As a FireStick customer, you might be aware that the ForeStick is available in two models, vanilla Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Stick 4K. Both the models provide the users with 8 GB of free space.

Well, you won’t be getting the full 8GB, some space (Approx. 3GB) is occupied by the Operating system of the ForeStick. So you are left with only 5 GB. So, use this 5 GB wisely and uninstall the applications that you think are of no use to you.

Follow the steps given below to uninstall an application.

  1. Start your Amazon Fire TV and press the “Home Button” on the remote.
  2. This will take you to the home screen, now look at the options given on the top bar.
  3. Locate “Settings” and select it. 
  4. You will find various options in the settings menu, scroll right and select “Applications”.
  5. Inside “Applications”, select “Manage Installed Applications”.
  6. Now, you can select the application that you want to uninstall.
  7. You will be provided with various options, select “Uninstall”.
  8. You will receive a confirmation message, click on “Uninstall” again to confirm it.
  9. This will help you to fix the Amazon FireStick memory full issue.

5. Clear App Data And App Cache

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Well, if the method given above does not help in fixing the Amazon FireStick Memory full issue then what can be the reason? Sometimes just deleting a few applications won’t help, there are various applications that run in the background and keep on generating the data and cache for fast loading. So, it is always recommended to clear the App cache and data after regular use.

  1. Start your Amazon Fire TV and press the “Home Button” on the remote.
  2. This will take you to the home screen, now look at the options given on the top bar.
  3. Locate “Settings” and select it. 
  4. You will find various options in the settings menu, scroll right and select “Applications”.
  5. Inside “Applications”, select “Manage Installed Applications”.
  6. Now, you can select the application whose cache you want to get cleared.
  7. You will be provided with various options, select “Clear Cache”.
  8. After the cache is cleared, select “Clear Data”.
  9. Check if this helps you to fix the Amazon FireStick memory full issue.

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6. De-register And Register Again

Many users have said that Deregistering from the Amazon FireStick and then registering again have helped them in fixing the Amazon Stick memory full problem. So, you can also try it. Follow the steps given below to deregister your Amazon ForStick account.

  1. Start your Amazon Fire TV and press the “Home Button” on the remote.
  2. This will take you to the home screen, now look at the options given on the top bar.
  3. Locate “Settings” and select it. 
  4. You will find various options in the settings menu, scroll right and select “My Account”.
  5. Inside “My Account”, select “Amazon Account”.
  6. There you will find the option, “Deregister” and click on it.
  7. You will get a Pop-up confirmation message, click on “Deregister”.
  8. This will deregister your account, now register again.

Note: You can use this method if you don’t want to reset your FireStick account. Hopefully, it will fix the Amazon FireStick Memory full issue and all your preferences will remain saved.

How To Check Fire TV Stick Storage?

Well, if you have not seen the error yet and feel that you have not got enough storage left. Then this is the time to clean the FireStick memory. Here are the steps that you need to follow to check the Storage in Amazon FireStick 4K model.

  1. Start your Amazon Fire TV and press the “Home Button” on the remote.
  2. This will take you to the home screen, now look at the options given on the top bar.
  3. Locate “Settings” and select it. 
  4. You will find various options in the settings menu, scroll right and select “My Fire TV”.
  5. You will find various options in the “My Fire TV” menu, select “About”.
  6. And, then navigate to storage to see the available space.

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Wrapping Up:

With this, we have come to the end of the post. We know you are having a doubt on at least how much free memory is required. Well, if the free space available on the device is less than 500 MB then it will display the “Amazon FireStick Critically Low on Storage” error. 

You need to have at least 1 GB of free space on your device to fix the Amazon FireStick memory full problem.

If you still have any doubt left in your mind then feel free to ask us in the comments section. We will be happy to hear from you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Why Does My FireStick Keep Saying “Memory Full”?

If your FireStick keeps on saying “Memory Full”, that means only less than 500 MB is left on your device. This is the time that you free up some space by either deleting the applications or clearing the App cache.

Q. How Do I Free Up Memory On My FireStick?

The three most common ways to free up memory on FireStick are 

  1. Reset Your Amazon FireStick
  2. Uninstall The Applications
  3. Clear App Data And App Cache

Q. What FireStick Has The Most Memory?

FireTV Cube has got the most memory space to date. It gives 16 GB of available space to its users.

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