Casting or mirroring your screen can be useful. That’s why many services and manufacturers have put a real emphasis on casting or mirroring a device screen to your Smart TV. Many people may already have an Amazon Fire TV. If you’re one of those who have an Amazon Fire TV, then this article might be helpful for you. If you’ve just bought an Amazon Fire TV Stick, then this guide may help you set up your Amazon Fire TV Stick on your Smart TV. Without further ado, let’s take a closer look.
Connect your Amazon Firestick to the Same Wi-Fi Network
Before proceeding, we want to let you know that it only works with a 2.4GHz Wi-Fi network and may have some trouble with a 5GHz network. Once you’ve successfully connected your Amazon Firestick to the same Wi-Fi network, you can proceed with connecting your device.
- Open the Firestick homepage and select Settings in the upper-right corner of the screen.
- Scroll down and select Network. Now choose the Wi-Fi connection and ensure that the device you want to mirror is connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
- That’s it!
How to Set Up Mirroring on a Source Device
Let’s check how you can set up mirroring on a source device such as an Amazon Firestick. The process is quite straightforward to set up, so without further ado, let’s get into it.
- Open the Fire TV remote and hold down the Home button to access the settings menu.
- Go to Settings and select Display & Sounds.
- Select Enable Display Mirroring. The Wireless Mirror status will show the name of the Wi-Fi Screen Cast so that other devices can mirror or cast their screens by connecting to it. Keep it enabled and remember the name.
Now, Cast Your Screen from Your Device For Android users, simply enable Screen Cast from the device settings or quick settings. You will receive a pop-up notification for screencasting on your device.
For Windows users,
- Open Quick Settings in Windows 11 or the Notification Icon in Windows 10.
- Choose Cast in Windows 11 and Project in Windows 10.
- Click on Connect to a Wireless Display and select your Amazon Firestick. Once connected, your screen will appear on your TV.
For iOS users,
- it’s not as straightforward. On your Fire TV, search for AirScreen and download and install the AirScreen app on your TV.
- Open it and click Start Now.
- Next, head over to the gear icon and choose AirPlay.
- Now, all you need to do is open Control Center on your iOS device and then tap on Screen Mirroring.
- Look for the TV and tap on it to connect.
- From now on, you can start mirroring your screen to your TV through the Fire TV stick.
As for Mac,
- it’s quite identical. From the Airscreen, head over to Airplay and tap on the checkmark that appears next to it.
- Click on help and choose the macOS icon and choose Airplay.
- Now, select Airplay and then go back to your Mac. Click on Airplay on your Mac and enable it by navigating to System Preferences > Airplay > Arrangement tab > Mirror Display.
- Show that mirroring is active from there. Choose the Airplay Menu from your Mac and then press OK on your FireTV remote.
Now on Chromebook,
- all you need to do is open the Quick Settings panel and then open the settings. Scroll down to enable the Google Play Store tab then accept the terms of service and open the Google Play Store.
- From there, download and install AllCast, CastTV or Cast Videos. After downloading and installing, simply follow the instructions and then after opening it you can now proceed to mirror your screen to Amazon Fire Stick.
However, mirroring your screen to your Amazon Firestick varies depending on various factors but with this, you can mirror your screen. However, the disagreement between Google and Amazon makes it difficult to as seamless as Chromecast. So if you have been facing choppy casting then it might be because of incompatibility.
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