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How to Mirror Your Android Phone’s Screen on Amazon Fire TV



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While Amazon Fire TV Sticks offer apps for popular streaming services on your TV, they also allow you to mirror your Android phone and tablet to a TV. Here̵

7;s how to do it.

Mirroring an Android screen with Amazon Fire TV works like casting with Google Chromecast and Apple’s AirPlay. For this to work, the Android device and Fire TV must be on the same Wi-Fi network.

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First, turn on the Amazon Fire TV. Press and hold the “Home” button on the Fire TV remote for three seconds.

Press and hold the Home button on the Fire TV remote for 3 seconds

Select “Mirror” from the menu that appears.

Choose the Mirroring option from the Fire TV menu

On Android, open the ‘Settings’ app and select ‘Bluetooth and device connection’.

Select the Bluetooth and device connection option in Settings

Select ‘Connection Preferences’.

Select Connection Preferences to find the cast option

Open the “Cast” option.

Select the cast option of the Bluetooth device connection

Note: Your Android may have a different name for ‘Cast’ such as Smart View, SmartShare, QuickConnect, Screen Casting, Wireless Display or something else.

Tap the three dots menu icon in the top right corner and toggle on the ‘Enable wireless display’ option.

Check the box for Enable wireless display for Android screen casting

Wait for your Amazon Fire TV to appear in the list of nearby devices. Tap the name of the Fire TV when it appears on Android.

See the Fire TV name appear in the Cast devices list

The text “Connected” will appear below the name of your Fire TV.

Confirmation of Android connected to the Fire TV

The screen of your Android device is displayed in portrait mode when the orientation lock is on. Open the Quick Settings menu and look for the Orientation Lock option, which is sometimes referred to as ‘Auto Rotate’. If it is on, tap the button to turn it off.

Turn off the rotation lock from the Quick Settings panel

That is it! Now play your favorite shows or app on your Android device and they will appear on the TV thanks to the Fire TV.

In the future, you can use the “Cast” button in the Quick Settings menu to quickly connect your Android to the Amazon Fire TV. Lots of fun!

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