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How to Mirror a Phone, PC to a Fire TV

A comprehensive guide on how to mirror a phone or Windows device to Fire TV Stick

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If you have ever desired to watch your favorite shows on a giant TV screen instead of a tiny phone or laptop, you are in luck, as there is a way to achieve this, and it involves learning how to mirror your device to your Fire TV.

Many users have faced difficulties using this feature, but with this guide, you will combat any challenges associated with using this feature. In this guide, we will walk you through the steps required to mirror your phone or PC to a Fire TV so that you can add a cinematic flair to your streaming experience.

Set Up the Initial Wireless Settings

To make this process work, ensure your Amazon Firestick and the device you wish to mirror are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. It is important to remember that devices limited to 2.4GHz may not be able to connect or operate on a 5 GHz network, so be sure they are on the same band. Follow the steps below to do this.

  1. On the Home page of your Fire TV, navigate to the Settings menu.
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  2. Scroll and choose Network.
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  3. Make sure that the WiFi you are connected to is the same as the device you are trying to mirror to your TV. Ensure that the devices are connected to the same band (2.4GHz or 5GHz).
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  4. After doing this, you are now ready to mirror your devices to the Fire TV.

1. Mirror to Fire TV Stick From Your Android Device

It’s not too difficult to mirror or cast anything from an Android device to a Firestick, especially since Amazon has removed its limits on Chromecast for its devices. Take these actions to accomplish this.

  1. Hold down the Home button on your Fire TV remote and select Settings.
  2. Next, click on the Display & Sounds option.
  3. Now choose Enable Display Mirroring.
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  4. A screen will appear showing you the wireless mirror status. Ensure to remember the name of your Fire TV stick.
  5. On your Android device, swipe down and select the Screen Cast or Cast icon.
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  6. If this option is not available, open Settings and navigate to Wireless and Bluetooth Connections or Wireless projection. On Android 11 or higher, navigate to Connection Devices > Connection Preferences > Cast.
  7. Next, click on the name of your Fire TV, and select it.
  8. Once your Fire TV is selected, it should mirror your phone’s screen immediately. To stream videos, simply click on Cast.

2. Mirror to Fire TV Stick From Your IOS Device

Connecting an IOS device to your Fire TV stick is not as easy as with Android devices, however, it is still very possible to accomplish this by following some extra steps listed below.

  1. Turn on Fire TV and click on the Search icon.
  2. Search for Airscreen and choose it.
  3. Click Get to install the app (it is free).
  4. Once the app is installed, click on the gear icon in the menu to open Settings, then click the checkbox for AirPlay to enable it.
  5. Return to the first menu, and click on the Start icon.
  6. On your iPhone, swipe down and enable Screen Mirroring.
  7. Lastly, locate the Fire TV’s name and select it.

3. Mirror to Fire TV Stick From Windows 10

Miracast is turned on by default in Windows 10. This functionality is necessary since it allows the Fire TV to be connected. The steps to mirror Windows to Fire TV stick are quite similar to that of an Andriod, however, there are some minor differences.

  1. Open your Fire TV stick and navigate to the Display Mirroring Screen.
  2. Click on the Notifications icon at the bottom right corner of your screen, and select Expand.
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  3. Click on Project, and choose your preferred method of display.
  4. Click on the Connect to a wireless display option below.
  5. Lastly, choose your Fire TV’s name to start mirroring.

4. Mirror to Fire TV Stick From Windows 11

Mirroring a Windows 11 device to a Fire TV Stick is also straightforward. The steps below will show you how to do this.

  1. Open your Fire TV stick and navigate to the Display Mirroring Screen.
  2. Secondly, navigate to System > Display, click the Multiple display drop-down menu, and click Connect.
  3. Lastly, choose the name of your Fire TV Stick from the list to start mirroring.

Final Thoughts

If you carefully follow the steps outlined in this article, you should have no problem mirroring your devices (Android, IOS, or Windows devices) to a Fire TV Stick. For further questions, reach out to us via the comment section below.

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