You can stream the iPhone screen to Fire Stick TV. If you have movies in your iPhone, you can cast Phone to Fire TV Stick to stream on the big screen. Or you can have some photos on iPhone and cast to Fire TV stick. Whether it is video or photos, you can stream from iPhone to Fire TV stick. There is no option to connect your iPhone directly to Amazon Fire TV. However, you use some third-party apps to mirror your iPhone to TV using Firestick.
You can stream local photos/videos stored on your iPhone to Fire TV Stick with the apps. Let’s see how to mirror the iPhone on your TV screen using Firestick.
How to Mirror Cast iPhone to Firestick
Before starting to cast, make sure that your iPhone and Firestick are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. If you search “cast iPhone to firestick” on the AppStore, you will find a bunch of mirroring apps. Even though some of them are paid apps, you need to pay only a few bucks, between $3 to $10 to make a one-time purchase.
Now, let’s see in detail on how to mirror your iPhone to Firestick using Video & TV Cast. This mirroring app from 2kitconsulting will help you to stream any of your personal media like photos, movies, music to your TV screen. Plus, it can be used to stream the videos, movies or live tv directly from the Google Search results on your TV.
The Premium version of the app costs $6.99 whereas the basic version is available for free with some limitations. Let’s see how to cast form iPhone to Firestick by the free version of Video & TV cast.
Step 1: Install Cast App on Firestick & iPhone
Before starting to cast, make sure your Firestick and iPhone are connected to the same
Wi-Fi network. As the Video & TV Cast receiver app is already listed on the Amazon App Store, it makes easy to cast form iPhone to Firestick.
- Launch Firestick on your TV.
- Tap Search icon.
- Enter the keyword “video tv cast“.
- Locate the app Video & TV cast.
- Tap Download to install it on your Firestick.
While opening the app, you will see a message that prompts you to install the same app on your iPhone. Now get your iPhone and tap AppStore and install Video & TV cast or use the direct link for iTunes.
Step 2: Cast from iPhone to Fire TV Stick
Now you can cast from iPhone to Fire TV Stick the Videos and Photos you have stored on the phone. To mirror your iPhone on TV, it is enough to install & launch the app on your iPhone.
Once you open the Video & TV cast app, it will automatically scan your Wi-Fi network to find Fire TV and connect to that. Now let’s go and cast photos and videos from iPhone to Fire TV.
- Open Video & TV cast from iPhone.
- Tap Menu icon (three horizontal lines).
- Tap Personal Media.
- Tap the photos to mirror your local photos on the TV screen.
This will automatically mirror your iPhone content on the big screen. You can repeat the same thing for videos as well. If you would like to cast videos directly from your browser, go back to the main screen and type the keyword on the search bar. Video & TV cast will automatically detect the videos from your search results. To start casting the video, just tap the play button located on the bottom of your screen.
As there is no option available on the app to stop casting, press the Home button on your Firestick remote to stop mirroring your iPhone. The free version supports casting for only a few photos. However, there is no restriction on the length of the casting videos or photos from iPhone to Fire Stick TV.
Apps to Mirror iPhone to FireStick
If you are willing to pay a one time fee for the app, then you can try out the below-paid mirroring apps for iPhone. It is highly recommended to try the free version of the app before going for the paid version.
This mirroring app developed by NeoYantra Technologies will allow you to mirror up to 4 Apple devices simultaneously. As this iPhone to Fire TV mirror app utilizes Apple’s AirPlay technology to connect to Firestick, you don’t need to install any app on the iPhone. Using AirPlayMirror Receiver, you can view the slideshow of images/videos from your iPhone, Mac or iPad on your TV screen. You can also view free YouTube videos by mirroring your iPhone to the big screen. To start mirroring from iPhone to Fire TV, enable AirPlay on your device and select the AirPlayMirror receiver from the list.
Buy from Amazon: AirPlayMirror ($4.99)
As AllCast is not based on AirPlay, the app needs to be installed on both iPhone and Firestick. It allows you to cast videos, photos, and music from your iPhone to your TV Screen. Besides local media, it also allows casting your content stored on cloud services like DropBox, Google Drive and more. It is available as a free app on AppStore, with some limitations on video length. The Premium version has no limitations. AllCast receiver is available as a free app on the Amazon App Store.
Download from App Store: AllCast (Premium $4.99)
If you own a smart TV or a streaming device like Amazon Firestick, then you can watch your favorite movies or TV shows from NetFlix, Hulu or Prime directly. However, these apps won’t help you to watch the local content stored on your iPhone. The reliable solution here to depend on the apps that can cast media files from iPhone to Fire Stick TV.