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Beam content from iPhone to Amazon Fire Stick?

Old 04-03-15, 09:20 PM
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Beam content from iPhone to Amazon Fire Stick?

Is this possible? For some reason it's frustratingly hard to get a straight answer by googling this.

Apologies if we've covered this in a thread. I did review relevant threads.
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Old 04-04-15, 01:06 AM
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Re: Beam content from iPhone to Amazon Fire Stick?

Yes, with the AllCast app. Though I'm not sure what content exactly is beam'able.

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Old 04-04-15, 02:19 PM
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Re: Beam content from iPhone to Amazon Fire Stick?

Thanks, but that seems to be limited to personal pics and videos. I was hoping to stream YouTube, websites, etc.
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Old 04-04-15, 02:33 PM
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Re: Beam content from iPhone to Amazon Fire Stick?

Can't you do Youtube directly from the Fire stick? Or is this a case where you don't have wifi and want to run off your data plan?
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Old 04-04-15, 04:45 PM
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Re: Beam content from iPhone to Amazon Fire Stick?

What you're looking for is a Chromecast. You can cast an exact image of your phone screen.

I believe, as you've discovered, that the Fire does not do this. You can only fling select content.
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Old 04-04-15, 06:12 PM
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Re: Beam content from iPhone to Amazon Fire Stick?

Yep, really just verifying if I need to buy a chromecast. I bought one of the $15 fire sticks, or whatever the cheap price was at launch.
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Old 04-04-15, 07:34 PM
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Re: Beam content from iPhone to Amazon Fire Stick?

Yeah. You should be able to cast YouTube with an iPhone and firetv, but cannot confirm.
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