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How to Cast to Firestick using Android and Windows

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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 installing apps on Firestick, you can use it as a casting device. By using Firestick, you can cast/mirror your smartphone/ PC screen on the Firestick-connected TV very easily. Let us discuss more on how to Cast to Firestick in this post.

Different Ways to Cast to Firestick

You can cast to Firestick in three different ways

  • Using Android Phone/ Tablet
  • Using iPhone/ iPad
  • From Windows PC
  • Using Mac

Enable Mirroring on Firestick

To cast any device on Firestick, you have to enable display mirroring the screen on Firestick. There are two ways to enable it.

Method #1

#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.

Select the mirroring option

#3: Your Firestick will start the mirroring window.

Method #2:

#1: Go to the “Settings” tab on your Firestick and move to the “Display & Sounds” tab.

Click on the Settings option from the Home screen

#2: In the “Display & Sounds” tab, scroll down to “Enable Display Mirroring”.

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#3: Click on “Enable Display Mirroring” to make your Firestick ready to accept casting through other devices.

How to Cast to Firestick using Android Phone

#1: Open the “Settings” page on your Android phone.

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#2: Click on “Bluetooth and Device Connections“.

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#3: Now click on “Connection Preferences“.

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#4: Make a click on the “Cast” option on the connection preferences page.

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Note: Your Android phone and Firestick should be connected to the same WiFi network to cast.

#5: Click on the “Firestick device” on the Cast page to start casting your Android phone.

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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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How to Cast to Firestick from Windows PC

If you’re a Windows 10 user, you can easily cast your screen on the Firestick-connected TV.

1: With Display Mirroring enabled on Firestick, connect your Windows 10 device to the network where your Firestick was connected.

2: On your Windows 10 device, click the notifications icon on the bottom right corner and tap the Connect button.

Click Connect from the notification center

3: Your system will search for nearby devices.

4: Select your Firestick from the list to cast your Windows screen.

5: Now, stream the media contents that you want to cast.

Note: You can also cast your screen using the Chrome Browser on your PC.

How to Screen Mirror Apple Devices to Firestick

iPhone, iPad or Mac has no native support for casting to Fire TV. But you can use third-party apps like Video & TV Cast for iOS, AirScreen, etc. Lets us see the steps to cast Apple devices using AirScreen.

Install AirScreen on Firestick

1: On your Fire TV home, click on the Search option under the Find category.

Click search under Find Category

2: Search for AirScreen on Firestick.

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3: Select the app and click Download/Get to install.

4: Click Open to launch the app and click Start Now.

Note: Make sure that the AirPlay option is enabled from the Setting on AirScreen.

How to Cast iPhone/iPad to Firestick

1: Launch the Airscreen app on your Firestick.

2: Select the Help option on the left panel and select iOS.

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3: Click AirPlay.

Select Airplay

4. Go to the Control Center on your phone and select Screen Mirroring.

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5. Select your Firestick device to screen mirror your iOS device to Fire TV.

How to Cast Mac to Firestick

1: Launch the Airscreen app on your Firestick and select the Help option on the left panel.

2: Select macOS and click AirPlay.

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3: On your macOS device, click on the Control Center icon and select Screen Mirroring.

4: Select your Firestick device to screen mirror your iOS device to Fire TV.

You can cast any Android device above Android OS 4.2 which supports Miracast. By using an Android device that supports Miracast, you can cast to Amazon Fire TV Stick. By mirroring your mobile screen, you can see whatever is displayed on your mobile on your Television using Amazon Fire TV Stick.

FAQ

How to connect a phone to Fire TV?

Follow the steps mentioned above. You can easily mirror your phone to Amazon Fire Stick.

Can you screen mirror the iPhone to Amazon Fire Stick?

Yes, you can mirror your iPhone to Amazon Firestick using casting apps like AirScreen.

How to mirror my Galaxy s8 to my fire stick?

Yes. You can easily connect Galaxy S8 to your Fire Stick by following the above methods.

Can I stream from Android to Firestick?

Yes. You can stream easily with the methods mentioned above. It is very simple and straightforward.

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