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How to rescan for antenna channels on your Fire TV Edition TV

Posted at 10:56 AM, Oct 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-23 10:01:33-04

If you've just bought a new TV, or are rescanning to get NewsChannel 5, please follow the instructions below. Have a different brand of TV? Head to our antenna home and select the model of TV you own.

There are dozens of models of Fire TV Edition TVs, from multiple manufacturers. The instructions below cover the most popular models, but may not work for all.

Each TV manufacturer uses a different term to describe a rescan. Most Fire TV Edition TV's call their rescan function "Channel Scan"

TRY THESE FIRST. If you've been into your TV's settings before, these instructions should help you rescan your TV. These instructions were provided by Amazon.

1. For best results, connect a digital antenna to the cable input of your TV with a coaxial cable.
2. Select Settings > Live TV > Channel Scan.
3. Follow the prompts on the screen.
4. From Home, go to On Now or the Live tab and browse available titles.



Still need help? You can also find more instructions on Amazon' s support page.