How to Mirror iPhone to Firestick: Best Apps to Use

BrainstormTech
3 min readMay 26, 2024

You can’t directly mirror an iPhone to a Firestick, but it’s still possible with the right app. This guide will show you which apps to use and how to use them for a great mirroring experience.

Can You Mirror iPhone to Firestick?

Yes, you can mirror your iPhone to a Firestick. Some Fire TV models, like Toshiba 4K UHD Smart Fire TV and Insignia 4K UHD Smart Fire TV, support AirPlay natively. For other models, you’ll need a third-party app to enable communication between your iPhone and Firestick.

Best Apps to Mirror iPhone to Firestick

DoCast

DoCast is a top choice for mirroring your iPhone to a Firestick. You don’t need to install anything on the Firestick — just the DoCast app on your iPhone. You can mirror for free for 15 minutes per session.

Steps:

  1. Download DoCast on your iPhone.
  2. Connect your iPhone and Firestick to the same Wi-Fi network.
  3. Open DoCast, select your Firestick, and tap Screen Mirror.
  4. Adjust the streaming quality and tap Start Mirroring.

Pros:

  • No need to install on Firestick
  • 15 minutes of free mirroring
  • HD streaming available

Cons:

  • Only supports Chromecast and Amazon Fire TV/Stick

Rating: 4.5/5

Replica

Replica is another excellent option, but it requires installation on both your iPhone and Firestick. It offers free mirroring with ads.

Steps:

  1. Download Replica on both devices.
  2. Open Replica and connect to your Firestick.
  3. Tap Screen Mirroring and Start Broadcast.

Pros:

  • Free 15-minute mirroring sessions
  • Connects to most smart TVs and streaming devices

Cons:

  • Ads and watermark in the free version
  • Requires installation on Firestick

Rating: 4/5

AirDroid Cast

AirDroid Cast allows you to mirror your iPhone to any device with a modern browser, without needing the same network.

Steps:

  1. Download AirDroid Cast on your iPhone.
  2. Open a web browser on your Firestick and visit webcast.airdroid.com.
  3. Enter the cast code or scan the QR code.
  4. Grant permission and start mirroring.

Pros:

  • Mirror remotely over the internet
  • Unlimited mirroring time

Cons:

  • Requires an internet connection
  • Needs a browser for mirroring

Rating: 3.5/5

AirScreen

AirScreen turns your Firestick into an AirPlay receiver, eliminating the need for a third-party iPhone app.

Steps:

  1. Download AirScreen on your Firestick.
  2. Open Control Center on your iPhone and tap Screen Mirroring.
  3. Select your Firestick from the list.

Pros:

  • Unlimited free mirroring
  • Works without an iPhone app

Cons:

  • Extra setup steps
  • Contains ads

Rating: 3.5/5

AirBeamTV

AirBeamTV is another good alternative, similar to DoCast and Replica, but only works with Firestick.

Steps:

  1. Download AirBeamTV on both your iPhone and Firestick.
  2. Allow AirBeamTV to connect to your local network.
  3. Select your Firestick and start mirroring.

Pros:

  • Full HD mirroring
  • Easy setup

Cons:

  • Only supports Firestick
  • May lag with poor Wi-Fi

Rating: 3.2/5

Conclusion

Various apps allow you to mirror your iPhone to a Firestick. DoCast stands out for its ease of use, free sessions, and HD quality. It’s an excellent choice for seamless mirroring.

FAQ

How do I AirPlay to my Firestick?

Use an app that turns your Firestick into an AirPlay receiver and mirror your iPhone using the screen mirroring function.

How do I cast from my phone to my Firestick?

Apps like DoCast or Replica allow you to cast videos, photos, and music from your phone to Firestick. Some streaming apps have native casting functionality.

How to screen mirror my iPhone onto my Fire TV Stick 4K?

Use an app like DoCast, connect both devices to the same Wi-Fi network, and follow the app’s instructions to start mirroring.

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