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How to AirPlay on Firestick/ Fire TV 2023 [Quick Guide]



AirPlay on Firestick

AirPlay on Fire TV is a connectivity feature that is used cast media content from Apple devices like iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Fire TV brands like Toshiba, Insignia, and AmazonBasics TVs offer AirPlay support. By default, the AirPlay feature on your Fire TV will be disabled. You have to enable it manually to cast your iPhone or iPad. If you don’t know how to enable the AirPlay feature, this guide will help you. Unlike Fire TV, Firestick doesn’t have an AirPlay feature.

Amazon Fire Stick streaming devices don’t support AirPlay. If you have an Apple device like iPhone, the only possible way to mirror the content is by enabling Screen Mirroring on Firestick, which is supported by all models. If you still like to AirPlay the app from your iPhone or Mac, you can install third-party apps like AirScreen on Firestick and stream the content effortlessly.

Is Apple AirPlay Available on Amazon Firestick?

No. Unfortunately, the AirPlay feature is unavailable on Amazon Firestick devices. However, you can still AirPlay the device if you have Fire TV OS.

How to Turn On AirPlay on Fire TV

Before you plan to AirPlay the content, ensure to connect the Firestick to the same WIFI network that Mac or iOS device is connected to.

1. Turn on your Firestick device and head to Settings.

2. From the list of options, select Display & Sounds.

Select Display & Sounds

3. Select Apple AirPlay & Homekit feature and enable AirPlay.

Enable AirPlay on Firestick

How to AirPlay iPhone to Fire TV

1. Open the desired app on your iPhone.

2. Play content and tap the AirPlay icon and select the Fire TV.

Click the AirPlay icon

3. If you are pairing for the first time, enter the AirPlay code on your iPhone displayed on Fire TV.

4. Tap Pair to connect the devices.

5. Once connected, you can see the content playing on your Fire TV.

Alternative Way to AirPlay iPhone to Fire TV

By default, certain apps don’t have the built-in AirPlay icon. Under these circumstances, you can use the Screen Mirroring feature to AirPlay the content or music.

1. On your iPhone, open the desired app you like to mirror on Fire TV.

2. Pull down the Control Center and tap Screen Mirroring.

Tap the Screen Mirroring icon

3. Select the Fire TV from the list of available devices.

4. You can stream the content on Fire TV when your iPhone is paired with the Fire TV.

How to AirPlay Mac to Fire TV

1. Navigate to the website using any web browser or launch the app on your Mac.

2. You can see the AirPlay icon on the Menu bar.

3. Click the AirPlay icon. Find and select your Fire TV.

Click the AirPlay icon on Mac

4. When the devices get paired, you can see the content mirrored on Fire TV from Mac.

AirPlay2 Compatible Fire TV Devices

Below we have listed the Fire TV devices that are compatible with AirPlay2.

  • Insignia 4K UHD (2020 Model)
  • Toshiba M550 Series
  • Toshiba 4K UHD (2020 Model)
  • Fire TV Omni QLED Series
  • Fire TV 2-Series
  • Fire TV 4-Series
  • Fire TV Omni Series


1. Can you AirPlay the Apple TV app on Fire TV Stick?

No. You can’t AirPlay the Apple TV app on your Fire TV Stick device.

2. Why is AirPlay not working on my Fire TV?

If the AirPlay isn’t working on your Fire TV, it might be due to technical glitches or cache accumulation. Ensure the Firestick is connected to the WiFi and restart the Firestick device. Try clearing the cache and updating Fire TV to the latest firmware.

3. What are some of the best AirPlay apps for Firestick?

Some of the best AirPlay apps on Fire TV Stick are Replica, AirBeam TV, AirBuddy, Fast Cast, etc.

4. Does Fire TV Cube versions support AirPlay?

No. Unfortunately, the Fire TV Cube versions don’t support AirPlay.

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