Amazon Fire TV Stick is the most famous streaming device used. It has plenty of apps like Netflix, Prime Video, PS Vue, Vudu, Hulu, and many more. Apart from streaming videos, Firestick can also be used as a casting device. By using Firestick, you can cast/mirror your mobile phone screen to Firestick connected TV very easily. Let us discuss more on How to Cast to Firestick in this post.
How to Cast to Firestick using Android Phone?
To cast your mobile device on Firestick, you have to enable display mirroring the screen on Firestick. There are two ways to enable it.
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#1: Press and hold the “Home” button of your Firestick remote for 2 to 5 seconds. A pop-up window will appear with shortcuts.
#2: Move to the “Mirroring” tab and click on it.
#3: Your Firestick will start the mirroring window.
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#1: Go to the “Settings” tab on your Firestick and move to “Display & Sounds” tab.
#2: In the “Display & Sounds” tab, scroll down to “Enable Display Mirroring”.
#3: Click on “Enable Display Mirroring” to make your Firestick ready to accept casting through other devices.
Steps to Cast to Firestick from Android
#1: Open “Settings” page on your Android phone.
#2: Click on “Bluetooth and Device Connections“.
#3: Now click on “Connection Preferences“.
#4: Make a click on the “Cast” option in the connection preferences page.
Note: Your Android phone and Firestick should be connected to the same WiFi network to cast.
#5: Click on the “Firestick device” on the C
Your Android phone screen is now getting screened on the TV using Firestick. You can easily open any app and watch whatever you want on a big screen.
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Q1: I am not able to cast my Google Pixel to Amazon Firestick. Why?
Answer: Google Pixel phones don’t support the popular Miracast option. Also, there are a few issues between Amazon and Google. We tried Samsung, One+, Google Pixel, and a few other devices. We are facing the issues only on Google Pixel and rest works fine.
Q2: How do I mirror my phone to my Amazon Fire Stick?
Answer: Follow the steps mentioned above. You can easily mirror your phone to Amazon Fire Stick.
Q3: Can Google home cast to Firestick?
Answer: Google products are currently trying to connect only with their own products. Hence, you might face difficulties casting Google Home to Firestick.
Q4: How do I mirror my Galaxy s8 to my fire stick?
Answer: Yes. You can easily connect Galaxy S8 to your Fire Stick by following the above methods.
Q5: Can I stream from Android to firestick?
Answer: Yes! You can stream easily with the methods mentioned above. It is very simple and straightforward.
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You can cast any Android device above Android OS 4.2 which supports Miracast. By using an Android device which supports Miracast, you can cast to Amazon Fire TV Stick. By mirroring your mobile screen, you can see whatever displayed on your mobile on your Television using
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