The Amazon Fire TV Stick has a wide range of channels that you can use to stream video content to your television. In many cases you will be able to watch almost everything on your Fire Stick that you can watch on your smartphone. But if you want to be able to watch something on your TV that you can’t, then you may want to enable display mirroring on the Fire Stick.
Display mirroring is a technology that lets your smartphone interact with your Fire TV Stick in a way that makes it possible for you to show your smartphone screen through the Fire TV.
If you have previously used Airplay on your iPhone, or if you have used Miracast on a computer or other device, then it’s essentially the same thing.
Our guide below will show you where to find the display mirroring setting on your Fire TV Stick so that you can turn it on.
How to Enable Display Mirroring on a Fire TV Stick
- Choose Settings.
- Select Display & Sounds.
- Choose Enable Display Mirroring.
Our guide continues below with additional information on enabling display mirroring on the Amazon Fire Stick, including pictures of these steps.
How to Mirror Your Smartphone Screen to Your Fire TV Stick
The steps in this article were performed using an Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K. Note that the Fire Stick and the smartphone must be on the same wireless network for display mirroring to work.
Additionally, not all smartphones and not all apps will work with display mirroring.
Step 1: Select the Settings option at the top of your Fire TV Stick Home screen.
Step 2: Scroll right and choose the Display & Sounds menu option.
Step 3: Select the Enable Display Mirroring option.
You will then be able to use Display mirroring with your smartphone or computer. Once you are done you can press any button on your Fire TV Stick remote to exit the Display Mirroring mode.
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