How to Use AirPlay on Firestick/Fire TV

AirPlay is a feature that allows Apple users to share audio, videos, and pictures between different devices. Nowadays, most people are interested in watching videos and pictures on the big screen as it gives a different experience. In this case, AirPlay helps you to mirror the content from the iPhone or iPad to your smart devices. Unfortunately, AirPlay can be used only on Apple devices. To use the AirPlay feature on Firestick, you need to install a third-party app. There are tons of screen mirroring apps available in the market. The most downloaded AirPlay mimic app on the Amazon Appstore is AirScreen and it is completely free to use. In this article, we’ll look into the steps to use AirPlay on Firestick.

How to Install AirScreen on FireStick

1. Connect the Firestick to your Smart TV and turn it ON.

2. On the Firestick home screen, click the Find tab and select the first tile Search.

Click Search

3. Using the on-screen keyboard, type AirScreen on the search bar.

Type Airscreen

4. Choose the app from the search results and click the Download icon to install the app.

Select the Airscreen app

Related: How to Cast to Firestick from iOS

How to AirPlay to FireStick using AirScreen

1. Now, connect the iOS device and the Firestick-connected TV to the same Wi-Fi network.

2. After installing the app, go to the home screen and tap the Applications icon.

Click the Applications icon

3. Here, you will find all the installed apps. Locate and select the AirScreen app.

Tap AirScreen app

4. Click the option Confirm displayed on the screen.

Click Confirm

5. You will see a QR code and the instructions to AirPlay.

Scan the QR Code to AirPlay on Firestick

6. Now, launch the Camera app on your iPhone or iPad.

7. Scan the QR code using the Camera app.

8. Tap the notification displayed on the top of the screen.

Tap the notification

9. You will be directed to the AirScreen webpage on the Safari browser.

Minimize the airscreen webpage

10. Similarly, you will see the AirScreen home page on Firestick. Here, you can see seven alphabet letters on the screen.

AirScreen home screen

11. Minimize the webpage on your iPhone/iPad and go to the Control Center panel.

12. Locate the option Screen Mirroring and click it.

Click the Screen Mirroring icon to AirPlay on Firestick

13. From the list of available devices, look for the device name with the same alphabet letters displayed on your Firestick screen. Then, select it.

Tap the Firestick device name to AirPlay on Firestick

14. Within seconds, you will be able to see the iOS device screen on your Firestick-connected TV.

AirPlay on Firestick

Why Use VPN on Firestick?

A VPN (Virtual Private Network) protects your online data before it reaches your internet provider and then routes your data through one of its own servers for more security and privacy. VPN protects your data from the prying eyes and makes it impossible to trace back to your network. Another advantage of using a VPN is, that it lets you access location-specific shows and videos on different devices. So choose the best VPN available in the market to enjoy the fast and protected online experience.

Related: Best AirPlay Apps for FireStick

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can you AirPlay on Firestick?

The Apple users cannot AirPlay on Firestick because Amazon Firestick doesn’t support AirPlay. But you can use a third-party app to AirPlay on Firestick.

2. What are the best alternatives for AirScreen?

AirReciever and iWebTV are the best alternatives for AirScreen.

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