How To find a lost FireStick remote Check Nearby: Look around the area where you last used the remote, including between couch cushions or under furniture. Use Amazon Alexa: If you have an Alexa-enabled device, ask, "Alexa, find my Fire TV remote." The remote will emit a sound to help you locate it. Mobile App: Download the Amazon Fire TV app on your smartphone. Open it, select your Fire TV device, and use the app as a virtual remote.