The Amazon Fire TV Stick is a nice addition to any home with tons of apps and streaming services.
The remote control that comes with the Fire Stick works OK but can be a pain to use with the on-screen keyboard.
Yes, Alexa can be used but is not always accurate, creating times when it is easier to simply type than speak into the mic.
Trying to type in a movie name or doing a simple search is much easier with a small Bluetooth keyboard.
With that in mind, here is our picks for the best Bluetooth keyboards to use with the Amazon Fire TV Stick.
As always, be sure to read the reviews on Amazon or elsewhere to be sure a unit is a good fit for you.
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Our Picks for Best Amazon Fire TV Stick Bluetooth Keyboards
- Fosmon Mini Bluetooth Keyboard
- Rii i4 Mini Bluetooth Keyboard
- Rii i8 Mini Bluetooth Keyboard
- AuviPal R9
- Fintie Ultrathin
- iPazzPort Mini Updated
- Jelly Comb B046
Fosmon Mini Bluetooth Keyboard (QWERTY Keypad)
The Fosmon is a mini Bluetooth 3.0 keyboard that has been available for a while and works well with a Fire TV Stick.
It also has a back-light which makes the keys glow when using it at night.
Rii i4 Mini Bluetooth Keyboard with Touchpad, Blacklit Portable Wireless Keyboard
The Rii i4 Mini Bluetooth keyboard is an update to the older popular Rii i8 unit.
USB 2.4Ghz dongles work well with PCs and Android TV boxes but can also work with the Fire Stick that has an OTG cable.
Rii i4 Mini is a good unit with wide compatibility including the Fire TV Stick.
Rii i8 Mini Bluetooth Keyboard with Touchpad＆QWERTY Keyboard, Portable Wireless Keyboard with Remote Control for Smartphones /laptop/PC/Tablets/ Windows/Mac/ TV/Xbox/PS3/Raspberry Pi .Black
The Rii i8 Mini Bluetooth Keyboard is an older design that has been very popular for a while and is still used by many.
It also has wide compatibility and works well with PCs, Android TV boxes, and the Fire TV Stick.
AuviPal R9 2.4GHz Mini Wireless Keyboard Mouse Combo for Streaming TV Stick/Nvidia Shield/Android TV Box/PC and More – RGB Backlit Version
The AuviPal R9 is a small mini keyboard with a touch-pad in the center.
It includes a USB OTG adapter that plugs into a Fire TV stick, allowing for a wireless USB dongle to plug in.
This makes it a good keyboard option for Gen 2 Fire TV stick owners.
For those who don’t want more cables, another option would be better.
Fintie 10-Inch Ultrathin (4mm) Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard for Android Tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab E / Tab A / Tab S, ASUS, Google Nexus, Lenovo and Other Android Devices
The Fintie mini wireless Bluetooth keyboard is a 10-inch ultra thin unit that is compatible with Bluetooth devices such as the Fire TV Stick.
Updated 2019 Version with Multimedia Buttons, iPazzPort Mini Bluetooth Keyboard with Backlit for TV Stick, Smart TV, Android Tv Box
iPazzPort makes many small keyboards including this version made for the Fire TV Stick.
One side has a standard remote control with buttons, while the other side has a small keyboard.
A button for voice controls with Alexa is also built-in which makes it a good all around controller.
The button side layout is the same as the remote that comes with the Fire Stick, but with a keyboard on the other side.
It has both Bluetooth and Infrared learning built in to manage many different wireless setups.
To connect the Bluetooth to a Fire TV Stick the FN and BT buttons are held at the same time which sets it into Pair mode.
Multi-device Bluetooth keyboard, Jelly Comb Rechargeable Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard Switch to 2 Devices for Cellphone, Tablet, PC, Smart TV, Macbook iOS Android Windows-B046 (Black)
Jelly Comb also makes this mid-sized unit that is a keyboard only with no touch-pad.
While not as small as many other mini keyboards it works well and is a good unit for those looking for something between a standard unit and a mini.
It has wide compatibility and can work with most any device from an iPad Pro to an Android TV Stick.
iClever Bluetooth Keyboard – Multi-Device Portable Keyboard Bluetooth 5.1 for iOS, Android, Windows, Tablet Smartphone Laptops Mac, Rechargeable Battery Ergnomic Design – Foldable Keyboard (IC-BK06)
iClever has several Bluetooth keyboards that work well with the fire TV Stick.
This one is small and easily stored away when not in use. It folds in half for easy storage.
Since it folds up for easy storage it would be better for anyone who travels a lot and takes a Fire Stick with them.
Fire TV Stick Versions and Keyboard Compatibility
The Fire TV Stick Gen 1, 2, and 3 have different hardware and software.
This can make finding a keyboard confusing as what works great for one person may not work for another.
Most Bluetooth keyboards will work with the Fire Stick but be sure to check its features and compatibility.
How to Setup a Bluetooth Keyboard With the Fire TV Stick
Pairing a Bluetooth Keyboard is easy to do with the Fire TV Stick.
- At the menu bar go to Settings.
- Go to Controllers & Bluetooth Devices.
- Go to Other Bluetooth Devices.
- Select Add Bluetooth Devices.
- Find your keyboard and select it.
Some keyboard will have their own setup such as pressing the FN key and Bluetooth for it to go into Pairing mode. Each keyboard will have its own setup which is usually a quick easy thing to do and should be in the instructions.
While the Amazon remote that comes with the Fire TV Stick is good it lacks when typing needs to be done.
Most will stay with the default remote, but a Bluetooth keyboard is a low-cost fix that makes things much easier.
If you find the default Fire Stick on-screen keyboard annoying, the easy answer to this is a mini keyboard.
The above units are simple; some of the ones we have found work well, with no doubt many more available.
Do you have a unit that works well for you? Let us know in the comment below.