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
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.
Select “Mirror” from the menu that appears.
On Android, open the ‘Settings’ app and select ‘Bluetooth and device connection’.
Select ‘Connection Preferences’.
Open the “Cast” option.
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.
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.
The text “Connected” will appear below the name of your 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.
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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