How to Mirror Windows 10 to the Amazon Fire TV Stick
The Amazon Fire TV Stick is primarily for hours and hours of television goodness, but did you know it also allows you to use your TV as a second screen? Mirroring Windows 10 to your Amazon Fire TV Stick lets you throw up internet pages in meetings, or simply share the most embarrassing Facebook snaps on a bigger scale.
On your Fire TV Stick
On the main page, hold down the Home button on your remote. This will bring up options for Sleep, Mirroring, and Settings.
Click Mirroring and your Fire TV Stick will wait for a device to connect to it.
Note: You may need to redo this procedure if the Fire TV Stick gives up looking for a device before you’ve set up your computer.
On your Windows 10 laptop
On the bottom right corner of the screen, you’ll find a Notification icon. Click this.
When your Amazon Fire TV Stick pops up, click it. If it doesn’t appear, make sure you’ve selected the mirroring option on your Fire TV Stick.
If the mirrored screen is too small you may need to change the resolution on your laptop. To do this you’ll need to right-click on your desktop, then select Graphics Properties.
The menu you see may look different depending on the model of your laptop, but you should see a Display option. Select this and you should be able to change your resolution to 1280 x 720.
Mirror Using PLEX
Plex allows users to share content between the Amazon Firestick, PC, and other devices. You can use Plex to mirror your favorite content between devices.
- Install PLEX on your Amazon Firestick by visiting the Search bar and adding the new app.
- Sign in with your existing Plex account (or you can create a new one)
- Make sure that your PC and Firestick are both connected to the same wifi network
- Once setup; begin streaming using Plex just as you would on your PC.