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How To AirPlay From iPhone to Firestick

Amazon Fire Tv

With Amazon Firestick, you can stream movies and songs directly on your television using streaming apps like Netflix and Amazon Prime. However, many people don’t know how to AirPlay to Firestick from their iPhones.

Quick Answer

To AirPlay to Firestick from your iPhone, download ApowerMirror on your Firestick and iPhone, set it up, and mirror your phone screen to stream content on the television.

To make things easy for you, we took the time and prepared a step-by-step guide on how to AirPlay to Firestick from your iPhone with clear instructions. We will also discuss mirroring MacBook to Firestick.

Can You AirPlay to a Firestick From an iPhone?

AirPlay allows you to stream content from your iPad and iPhone to other Apple devices. Unfortunately, there is no direct way to AirPlay to Firestick from iPhone. 

However, you can use a third-party app to connect your Firestick to your iPhone and then mirror your phone screen to watch the content on your television.

How To AirPlay to a Firestick From an iPhone

If you are wondering how to AirPlay to Firestick from your iPhone, our following step-by-step method will help you accomplish this task without hassle.

Step #1: Download ApowerMirror on Firestick

In the first step, press the Home button on your Firestick remote to access the Home screen. Now, choose the “Find” button and select “Search”. Next, type “Downloader” in the search bar and select it from the search results. 

Once the ApowerMirror icon appears on your TV screen, choose it and select “Download” for the installation process to begin.

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Step #2: Download ApowerMirror on iPhone

In the second step, select “Open” to launch ApowerMirror once installed, and you will see a window with multiple options. Select “Phone screen mirroring”, and a QR code will appear on the next window. 

Now, unlock your iPhone, open the Camera app, and scan your phone’s QR code on the television screen. Tap the pop-up notification on the top of your phone screen, and you will be redirected to the App Store to download ApowerMirror. Tap “GET” to install the app.

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Step #3: Screen Mirror Your iPhone to the Firestick

In the final step, open the ApowerMirror app on your iPhone and tap “OK” to allow the app to find and connect devices on the same Wi-Fi network

Tap “Continue” to grant the app location and network permission. Then, tap the blue “LocalCast” button in the middle of the screen, and the Firestick device name will appear.

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Now, swipe down from the top right corner of your iPhone screen to open the Control Center and tap the screen mirroring icon. Select the Firestick device name to mirror your iPhone screen on the Firestick. 

All Done!

Once you start screen mirroring, whatever you play on your iPhone, will be streamed on your Firestick.   

Quick Tip

If you want to stop the AirPlay, swipe down from the top right corner of your iPhone screen to open the Control Center, select the screen mirroring icon, and tap “Stop Mirroring”.

How To AirPlay to a Firestick From a MacBook

If you want to AirPlay to Firestick from MacBook, follow these quick and simple steps.

Step #1: Download AirScreen on Firestick

In the first step, press the Home button on your remote to open the Firestick Home screen, choose the “Find” button, and select “Search”. Then, type “AirScreen” in the search bar. You can also use the microphone button on the remote to voice search.

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Once AirScreen appears in the search results, navigate down and select it. Then, select the app icon and select the “Download” button. 

Step #2: Set Up AirScreen on Firestick

In the second step, open the AirScreen app once downloaded and select “AirPlay” to turn it on. Next, go to the “Help” menu, select the “macOS” option, and choose “AirPlay” to get your Firestick ready for screen mirroring.

Step #3: Turn On Screen Mirroring on MacBook

In the final step, unlock your MacBook and click the Control Center in the menu bar. Now, select the screen mirroring icon and choose the Firestick device name to display your MacBook screen on your television.

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Summary

In this write-up on how to AirPlay to Firestick from iPhone, we explored a straightforward way to mirror content on your iOS device to Amazon Fire TV. We also discussed mirroring MacBook to Firestick.

Hopefully, your question is answered, and now you can easily enjoy your favorite content on the big TV screen.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is my Firestick not showing up in screen mirroring options?

If your Firestick device name is not showing up in the screen mirroring options, it may be because your devices are not connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

Do you need a third-party app to mirror Samsung smartphones to Firestick?

No, you don’t need a third-party app to mirror your Samsung smartphone to Firestick. Instead, you can simply enable the mirroring option on your Firestick by going to Settings > “Display & Sound” > “Enable Display Mirroring”. Then, activate screen mirroring on your phone to stream content on the television.

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