If you are looking for a way to mirror your iPhone to a Firestick or Fire TV device there are numerous options to choose from. While most of these work very well almost all come with a price tag. The guide below will show you how to mirror or cast iPhone to Fire TV/Stick.
This method involves downloading and installing an application to your Fire TV device and iPhone or iPad. The app we will be using is called “Video and TV Cast for Fire TV” and is listed as one of the Best Apps for Firestick & Fire TV. Using this app will allow you to scour the internet for videos via browser and cast them onto your television. Not to mention the option to access your saved videos for casting as well. Use the following instructions to learn how to cast your iPhone to Firestick/Fire TV.
Mirror or Cast iPhone/iPad to Firestick or Fire TV Guide
Step 1: On your Amazon Fire TV device, search for “Video and TV Cast Fire TV App” in the Amazon app store and select it or use the link provided below:
Step 2: Click “Get” to install the app on your device. Upon completion, the app will now show up on your Fire TV home screen. Open the app on your tv.
Step 3: Launch the Apple App Store on your iPhone or iPad and search again for “Video and TV Cast Fire TV” and install.
Step 4: On your Apple device, open the TV Cast app and to begin your search. In the example below, I typed “Install VPN on fire stick”.
Step 5: Select the website you prefer from your search. It will look exactly like a typical Google search while you are using the app.
Step 6: Once you are on your chosen website, a blue message will read “External Videos detected. Tap here to open list” as pictured below. Click on this message.
Step 7: A message will now prompt asking which video you would like to open. If there is more than one option, choose one you prefer.
Step 8: Finally, you will see a screen with the video and a message reading “Tap here to cast” and your video link on the bottom of the screen. Click this to Cast! If it doesn’t immediately cast, try starting the video and then choosing the cast option again.
The video should now be playing on your TV via Fire TV/Stick. To exit, simply close out of the video on your iPhone or iPad and return to the main menu. This tool is perfect for DIY projects, instructional videos, and much more.
Other Features of Video & TV Cast
Not only can this app be used to stream web videos to your television, but it can also cast your saved videos. If you want to view stored videos from your Apple device, use the menu from the left side of the app and choose Videos. This will access the last 3 videos saved to your iPhone or iPad. To acquire all of your videos, the paid version of Video & TV Cast must be acquired.
In conclusion, using this method is a great way to cast media from your Apple device. Although there are not as many options available with the Video & TV Cast app that you may find in others, it is the only one I have found that is completely free.
TROYPOINT TIP: If you’re trying to install unverified apps into your Firestick or Fire TV from the Amazon App Store, you can only complete it by side-loading or installing anything into your device without using the official app-distribution method. I recommend using a VPN to install such apps. Click this link to learn how to install a VPN for Firestick, Fire TV, Fire TV Cube.