This Ethernet Adapter w/ USB Hub for the Fire TV 3 and Fire TV Stick 2 is cheaper and better than Amazon’s official adapter

Along with the new 3rd generation Fire TV, Amazon has released their own official Fire TV Ethernet Adapter that also works with the 2nd generation Fire TV Stick. It’s a fine adapter if all you want is to add Ethernet capabilities to your Fire TV or Fire TV Stick, but most people will be much better off buying this UGREEN Ethernet Adapter w/ USB Hub along with an OTG Adapter. Read more ›

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Amazon Fire TV 3 supports USB Peripherals via OTG Cable — Including USB Drives, Keyboards, Mice, FLIRC, Ethernet, Hubs, etc…

Much like the Amazon Fire TV Stick 2 before it, the new Amazon Fire TV 3 supports external peripherals through a USB OTG cable. This means that, despite not having any external ports, you can still connect things like USB drives, keyboards, mice, game controllers, ethernet adapters, and more. Read more ›

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This all-in-one adapter is the easiest way to add Ethernet to the Amazon Fire TV Stick

A little-known feature of the 2nd-generation Amazon Fire TV Stick, which Amazon has never advertised, is that it supports USB OTG by default. This allows you to connect much more than a power cord to the device’s micro USB port, like wired keyboards, mice, hubs, and external storage, but by far the most common use is to connect an Ethernet adapter in order to get a fast and stable internet connection to the Fire TV Stick. If all you want to do is connect the Fire TV Stick to Ethernet, this all-in-one Ethernet adapter by UGREEN is by far the easiest way to go. Read more ›

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Fire TV Stick 2 better supports USB Ethernet Adapters with 5.2.4.0 software update

It was quite surprising to discover that the Amazon Fire TV Stick 2 works with USB OTG cables out of the box without needing to be rooted. Some, including myself, questioned whether the functionality was accidentally left enabled, and if a future update would disable OTG cable support. The good news is the 5.2.4.0 software update not only still works with USB OTG cables, but it actually better supports USB ethernet adapters connected through OTG cables. Read more ›

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Amazon Fire TV Stick 2 supports USB Storage, Keyboards/Mice, and Ethernet Adapters via USB OTG without Root

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Believe it or not, the setup you see in the above picture works. The Amazon Fire TV Stick 2 supports OTG USB cables out of the box without needing to root the device or change any configuration settings. What’s even more astonishing is that USB keyboards, USB mice, USB hubs, USB ethernet adapters, and even USB external storage all work perfectly with no extra effort or configuration whatsoever. Read more ›

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