One of the best media players you can buy is, hands down, the Amazon Fire TV Stick. The dongle of the online sales giant has become one of the best alternatives to Chromecast, its great rival with the permission of Xiaomi’s Mi TV Stick.
The Amazon media player has a good number of functions to make the most of the possibilities offered by the Fire TV Stick. In this way you will be able to access the main on-demand content platforms, such as Netflix or Disney +, install all kinds of games and applications … Come on, what options you will not lack.
Also, if you know some tricks you will be able to access more functions than you imagine. For example, you can control the Amazon Fire TV Stick using your mobile phone. It even allows you to install Android applications in APK format. And now, we want to show you how to mirror your phone’s screen using the Fire TV Stick in true Chromecast style.
Activate Mirror mode to cast your phone’s screen using the Amazon Fire TV Stick
The truth is that one of the few advantages that the Chromecast has over the Amazon Fire TV Stick, has to do with the ease with which you can duplicate the screen of your phone to send all kinds of content to the TV in a very simple way.
Fortunately, the Amazon Fire TV Stick has a very similar function. The process will be a bit longer, but it works the same way to duplicate the screen of your mobile phone on the TV.
- The first thing you should do is, access the Settings menu of the Amazon Fire TV.
- Now, look for the option Screen and sound and select Activate the mirror mode.
If you have followed the steps correctly, a window like the one that heads these lines will appear. Now you just need to link the Fire TV Stick with your mobile. To do this, from your phone you just have to go to Settings and click on “Send screen”. Surely you can do it from the quick settings of the notification menu.
As you may have seen, it is very easy to duplicate the screen of your phone with the Amazon Fire TV Stick. What are you waiting for to try this trick!