How to Cast iPhone to Firestick

How to Cast iPhone to Firestick

People love watching movies and playing games on a big screen. You can easily cast an Android device or Windows 10 or 11 PC with its in-built casting feature, while any iOS device requires a third-party tool. If you own an iPhone and Amazon Fire TV Stick and are not aware of how to mirror iPhone to Firestick, then this article will help you cast to Firestick from iPhone.

How to Cast iPhone to Firestick

How to Cast iPhone to Firestick

Amazon Firestick and Fire TV are excellent devices when invested in and stuck within the home for a long time. Following are some use cases of Amazon Firestick.

  • You can watch TV shows and movies offered by Amazon. Also, you can download other streaming apps to watch movies on the big screen.
  • It also allows you to control your smart home with Alexa functionality.
  • Apart from these, you can enjoy a few games on a big screen. You can organize your watchlist separately from your kids with the latest features by creating a personal profile.

To mirror iPhone to Firestick, you will need to download any third-party tools on your Firestick. You don’t have to download the app on your iOS device.

Things to Check Before Casting iPhone to Firestick

Below are a few requirements to check to cast to firestick from iPhone.

  • Your iOS device and Firestick should be connected to the same Wi-Fi network.
  • The speed of the network should be good to mirror without lagging.
  • Ensure that you are using the latest generation of Firestick for compatibility with other third-party tools.
  • iOS devices with iOS 9 and above versions prefer to cast iPhone to Firestick.
  • Your iOS device should be within the range to cast.
  • The app should be installed on Firestick and iOS devices (Some apps require only to be downloaded on Firestick).

After checking these requirements, follow the steps below to mirror iPhone to Amazon Firestick.

Steps to Cast iPhone to Firestick

Follow the steps below to cast your iPhone to Amazon firestick.

1. Hold the Home button for three seconds on the Amazon Firestick remote.

press home button. Firestick speed test. How to Cast iPhone to Firestick

2. Select Settings > Applications as shown.

select Applications

3. Click Appstore as shown highlighted.

Applications AppStore Firestick. How to Cast iPhone to Firestick

4. Hover over the search icon on your Firestick device.

5. Type in any of the below third-party tools and download them. For instance, let us download Airscreen.

6. After installation, click Open to open the app.

airscreen amazon firestick app

7. Select Confirm on the welcome screen.

8. Scan QR code on the Get Started screen with your iOS device.

airscreen firestick app qr code to scan in iPhone

9. Tap the Entire screen option in the Which type of content do you want to share screen.

10. On your iPhone, open the Control Center by scrolling down from the top right.

11. Tap the Screen Mirroring icon.

12. Now, tap on the Firestick device name. Your iOS device screen will now be cast on your Firestick.

Also Read: How to Turn Off Firestick

List of Best Screen Cast Apps

Following is the list of apps you can use to cast iPhone to Firestick.

1. Airscreen

airscreen app amazon appstore

The Airscreen app was developed in 2018 and is available for free. The app requires an iOS version of 8.0 or above.

  • This app supports running apps in the background, personalize device features, Ultra High-Definition resolution, and major wireless streaming protocols such as Airplay, Cast, Miracast, DLNA, and Chromecast.
  • Airscreen also allows you to mirror a huge range of applications, screen recording, and protect privacy.
  • This app is available in various languages such as Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
  • The app allows a family-sharing feature with up to six members. This app includes in-app purchases.

2. iWebTV for

iWebTV player amazon appstore. How to Cast iPhone to Firestick

iWebTV app was developed by Swishly Inc in 2016 and is available for free. The app requires an iOS version of 12.0 or above. To use this app, you also need to download it on an iOS device. This app allows a family-sharing feature with up to six members. This app includes various in-app purchases such as

  • iWebTV PRO for $6.99
  • Skip Ads for $3.99
  • Desktop mode for $3.99
  • Full-Resolution Preview for $3.99
  • Remove banner for $5.99, HD Auto-Select for $3.99
  • Proxy streaming for Chromecast for $9.99 and $0.99
  • PRO Subscription for $0.99
  • Remove banner subscription for $0.49

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3. Video & TV Cast for Fire TV

TV cast pro for firetv app store

Video & TV Cast for Fire TV app was developed by 2kit consulting and is available for free. To use this app, you also need to download it on an iOS device.

  • The app allows a family-sharing feature with up to six members.
  • This app supports all Fire TVs (Stick, Player, Cube, TVs) and most Kindle Fire devices.
  • You can buy a premium version that costs $6.99 and unblock features such as ad blocker, bookmarks, enable desktop mode, personalize homepage, and fast forward or rewind videos while browsing. The premium version is a one-time in-app purchase.

4. AllConnect for Fire TV

all connect for fire tv amazon appstore. How to Cast iPhone to Firestick

AllConnect for Fire TV app was developed by Tuxera Inc in 2014 and is available for free. To use this app to cast iPhone to Firestick, you also need to download it on an iOS device.

  • The app allows a family-sharing feature with up to six members.
  • You can mirror the contents of YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, TED, and a few others. This app supports all file formats, including FLAC and mp3.
  • This app has various features such as playing the videos in the background and browsing, streaming YouTube HD videos, easier navigation, personalizing themes, and many others.
  • This app also supports casting media stored in the media servers such as Plex, Twonky Server, PS3 Media Server, Windows Media Center, LaCie NAS, XBMC, Netgear ReadyMedia, and many more.

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5. AirPlayMirror Receiver

airplay mirror receiver amazon appstore

AirPlayMirror Receiver app was developed by NeoYantra Technologies in the year 2017 and is available for a cost of $2.99.

  • You can also use a 15-minute trial version to understand and test the app’s functionalities.
  • You also need to download the app on an iOS device.
  • The app requires an iOS version of 7.1 or above. You can mirror up to 4 iOS devices simultaneously.
  • The app also features a passcode to restrict unauthorized users. You can also resize or move the casting window.
  • This app will not support playback paid content from Airplay Device, which is DRM protected. Also, this app has limited capabilities for Live TV.

6. AirBeamTV Mirroring Receiver

air beam tv screen mirroring amazon appstore. How to Cast iPhone to Firestick

AirBeamTV Mirroring Receiver app was developed by AirBeamTV BV in 2017 and is available for free. To use this app to cast iPhone to Firestick, you also need to download it on an iOS device. The app is compatible with iOS devices with version 13.0 or above.

  • This app is available in about 10 languages including English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, and Traditional Chinese. It is promoted as an alternative to Chromecast.
  • This app includes in-app purchases such as a Monthly plan with all features for $4.99, an Annual plan with all features for $14.99, and Pay only one and use all features for $33.99.
  • The app allows a family-sharing feature with up to six members.
  • These pro features include adding audio to the screencast, free lifetime updates, and a higher screen resolution of 720p and 1080p.
  • This app is not suitable for casting games as there will be a delay of a few seconds. Netflix, Disney, and AppleTV+ cannot be mirrored using this app.

7. Reflector 2–AirPlay Receiver

relecter 2 airplay receiver amazon appstore

Reflector 2–AirPlay Receiver app was developed by Squirrels LLC in 2014 and is available for $6.99. You can also download the app on an iOS device using the same link on Firestick.

  • This app is available in various languages such as Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian, and Spanish.
  • This app is compatible with iOS devices with version 8 or above. This app enables you to mirror multiple devices, protect using pin code to avoid unauthorized users, and also mirror computer screens.
  • The quality of the video is high, which is worth the cost.

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8. AirReceiver

airreceiver amazon appstore

AirReceiver app was developed in 2014 and is available for a cost of $2.99. The app supports Google Screen Cast running in the background and automatically loads external subtitles such as .ass, .ssa, and .srt files can directly pull media content from NAS server, audio sync with other AirExpress/AppleTV devices, and a few others.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1. Can we connect to Amazon Firestick using a mobile hotspot?

Ans. Yes, you can connect mobile hotspot on your Amazon Firestick. Go to Network Settings and then the Network option on the Firestick. Select the device name and enter the password to connect.

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We hope that this article would have guided you on how to cast iPhone to Firestick. Let us know which of the apps mentioned above has helped you the best. Drop your queries and suggestions in the comment section below, if any.

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Pete Mitchell

Pete is a Senior staff writer at TechCult. Pete loves all things technology and is also an avid DIYer at heart. He has a decade of experience writing how-tos, features, and technology guides on the internet.

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