Set Amazon FireTV or Fire Stick to never sleep.

Overview and Credits

This article illustrates how to make modifications to an Amazon FireTV or Fire Stick remotely using Android Debug Bridge

This is a cheat sheet. All the information here was gathered from posts by other gurus , the links give them credits. detailed explanation is in the links.

We performed this on multiple devices with varying degrees of success without bricking any device. Nevertheless , this information is provided without any warranty or guarantee.

Use at your own peril.

1 Enable ADB Debugging on Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick

See 2020+ Interface

On some you need to click on about 4 times to enable the option to enable debugging.

2 Determine IP Address of Amazon Fire TV or Fire Stick

See 2020+ Interface

3 How to set up ADB on Microsoft Windows

1.Download the Android SDK Platform Tools ZIP file for Windows .

2.Extract the contents of this ZIP file it will create a folder C:\platform-tools

3.Rename folder to “adb” and move the folder to C:\

4.Open Command prompt (I used admin mode) and go to folder C:\adb.


4 Run the Commands show below.

The commands in bold are required, the rest are optional.

adb version

adb kill-server

adb start-server

adb connect

adb devices

adb shell settings put secure sleep_timeout 0

adb shell settings put system screen_off_timeout 2147460000

adb shell settings get secure sleep_timeout

adb shell settings get system screen_off_timeout

adb disconnect