Fire TV Screen Goes Blank. How to Disable the “Still Watching” Feature

When using an Amazon Fire TV device if your TV is going black after a few hours try restarting the Directable app. If the app restarts successfully, changes should be made to your Amazon settings to keep this from happening again. 

  • Go to settings on the Firestick Home screen (gear on far right)
  • Go to preferences
  • Go to “data usage monitoring”
  • Turn off “still watching”