How to Cast Pixel on TV via FireStick

Cast Pixel on TV via Firestick

The Amazon Fire TV Stick, also called the Firestick, is a famous media player created by Amazon. When paired with your device, this compact and portable entertainment system allows you to access a wide choice of online content on your television screens, including streaming services, apps, games, and more. FireSticks run bootleg Android called “FireOS”; it is missing support for important APIs like Google Play Services, which is needed for casting the screen on the TV. Although the devices or TVs with Android TV/Google TV work well, the other devices need a bit of work to Cast Pixel on TV via FireStick.

It’s a simple solution for anyone wishing to improve their TV viewing experience and access a wide selection of entertainment alternatives without needing a full-fledged smart TV. This affordable device provides high-definition entertainment from various major streaming services, including Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, YouTube, and many more. The ‘screen mirroring’ feature of the Firestick allows users to display their smartphone or tablet on their TV screen wirelessly. This article is intended for people with difficulty connecting their Pixel phones to their televisions using the Firestick. Casting a Pixel phone to a TV with an Amazon Firestick is possible due to the ‘Chromecast built-in’ feature, which allows you to cast your phone’s screen or specified apps directly to the Firestick. Here’s a step-by-step guide to getting started:

Cast Pixel on TV via Firestick

Step 1: Set up your Firestick
  • Connect your Amazon Firestick to an available HDMI port on your TV.
  • Power your TV and select the corresponding HDMI input where your Firestick is connected.
Step 2: Enable Screen Mirroring on Firestick
  • Using the Firestick remote, navigate to the home screen.
  • Go to ‘Settings’ on the home screen, it’s a gear icon on the right side of the apps
  • Select ‘Display & Audio’.
  • Choose ‘Enable Display Mirroring’.
Step 3: Enable Chromecast built-in on your TV:
  • On your Firestick, navigate to the ‘AppStore’ section.
  • Search for the ‘AirScreen’ app in the App Store and install it on your Firestick.
  • Open the ‘AirScreen’ app on your Firestick.
  • Make your Phone and FireStick are connected to the same WiFi
  • Now, on the TV, you will see a QR Code. Scan it from your phone, and it will redirect you to your browser with a link with two options on the screen.
  • Here, you can either Cast your Screen or a specific App like YouTube.

How to Cast an App like YouTube on TV from Google Pixel via FireStick?

  1. Once your Phone and FireStick are connected to the same WiFi and the AirScreen app is open on your TV.
  2. Go to the App you want to cast on your TV; it must be a cast-enabled app like YouTube.
  3. Click on the Cast Icon on the top right of the screen, and then you can cast your Pixel on TV via Firestick.

How to Cast the Entire Screen of Google Pixel on TV via FireStick?

  1. Open the Google Home app on your Pixel phone. You can download it from the Google Play Store if you don’t have it.
  2. Ensure your Pixel phone is connected to your Firestick’s Wi-Fi network.
  3. In the Google Home App, you will see “AS-AFTSSS”. Tap on it to connect to it.

If you can’t find the device in the Google Home App. Add the device via the steps below:

  • Tap the ‘+’ icon in the Google Home app to add a new device.
  • Choose ‘Set up device’.
  • Tap on ‘Set up new devices in your home’.
  • The app will search for available devices. When your Firestick appears on the list, tap on it to start the setup process.
  • Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the setup. This may involve verifying a code displayed on your TV screen.

Your Pixel phone’s screen or content from the selected app should now be displayed on your TV via the Amazon Firestick. You can control playback and volume directly from your phone while casting. To stop casting, simply tap on the cast icon again and choose ‘Disconnect’ or ‘Stop casting’.

If you continue to have problems connecting your Google Pixel phone to the TV via Amazon Firestick, see the most recent documentation and support resources from Amazon and Google for the most up-to-date instructions on casting from a Pixel phone to an Amazon Firestick.
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