How To Change The Screensaver On Firestick

The Amazon Firestick is a popular device for streaming and watching videos. It is the ideal thing to have at home. It’s portable and easy to use. But, the Firestick isn’t just a simple device. It offers a lot more. You can customize your own Fire TV. You can set the screensaver, choose the images you want to see and experiment with the settings. 


If you want to figure out how to change the screensaver on your Fire TV, you’ve come to the right place. The Fire TV has a set of pictures in the album you can use as a screensaver. If you don’t select any, the screensaver is automatically selected for you. When you are idle for a few minutes, the Firestick will display a screensaver. 

With this guide, we will show you how you can personalize that exact screensaver. How you can select a different one and how to navigate through the settings. All you have to do is follow these simple steps and you will get right to it. So, let’s begin. 

Step 1

 The first thing you should do is turn on your Fire TV. In your home screen, you should select “Settings”. It is the last option from the top menu. 

Step 2

Select the third option, “Display & Sounds”. It looks like a monitor with a speaker in the middle. If you can’t find it, see the screenshot below. 

Step 3

A new window will pop up. Here you can alter the display and sound settings. What we are looking for is in the first option. To go to your screensaver, select “Screen Saver”. It is the first option from the top. 

Step 4

What you will see now is the “Settings and Preferences” menu on your screen. This is what you are looking for. Go to “Album”. If you have some images you have previously saved, you can use them as your screensaver. If you don’t, you can use any of the preset images. Select the Album you prefer and choose the images you like. 

Step 5

 When you are done selecting the images, you will get the option to customize that album. You can toggle the shuffle option. This allows you to see different images every couple of seconds. You can set the speed and more. You can toggle every single one of these preferences. That’s how you set the screensaver however you like. When you select all the choices you want, simply exit the preference screen. The Firestick will automatically save all the changes in your system. 

That’s it! Now you know how to change the screensaver on your Firestick device. 


The Firestick offers plenty of different features for you to experiment with. One of those features is the customize option. You can have your own screensaver. You can use whichever image or images you want. Now that you know how to do it, you can go ahead and give it a try. Use the album you want to see with your favorite pictures every time you are not watching anything on the Firestick. Hopefully, you found this guide helpful.