Want to cast your videos and pictures to FireStick? You have come to the right place. In this article, I’ll show you how to install the famous Video & TV Cast app on FireStick. The app goes by the name TV Cast for Fire TV on the Amazon Store. Also, I’ll share how to set it up with a mini demonstration. Note that this article is valid for all the Fire TV devices like FireStick Lite, Fire TV Cube, FireStick 4K, 4K Max, and more.
What Is Video & TV Cast
Are you tired of mirroring your device screen just to playback the media on your phone? Well, that’s where the Video & TV Cast, also known as the TV Cast for Fire TV app, comes into the picture.
Video & TV Cast lets you cast any video wirelessly via your smartphone to your Fire TV. This service has a unique app tailored for Fire TV devices so you can get the best quality casting experience.
TV Cast is the leading casting app with over One hundred million downloads across multiple platforms. You can cast up to 4K quality videos through your device without lag, stuttering, or other issues (provided you have a decent internet connection).
Attention, FireStick Users!
Governments and ISPs constantly monitor your online activity, and accessing copyrighted content on your Fire TV Stick could lead to serious trouble. Currently, your IP is visible to everyone. I strongly recommend getting the best FireStick VPN to mask your IP address and securely stream your favorites.
I personally use ExpressVPN, the fastest and most secure VPN available. Not only is it easy to install on any device, it comes with a risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee. Plus, if you're not 100% satisfied, you can always get a refund. ExpressVPN is currently also offering a whopping 3 extra months free on their annual plan!
Read: How to Install and Use Best VPN for FireStick
Pricing of Video & TV Cast
There are two versions of Video & TV Cast, free and paid.
The free version of TV Cast comes with limited features. For instance, you’ll need to watch ads to cast videos, there’s no ad-blocker when playing videos from the website, etc.
On the other hand, the paid version of Video & TV Cast comes in under $5. Note that the price for Android and iOS versions of the apps vary, and often there’s a discount going on to help you save some bucks.
Paid version comes with unlimited features like a playbar / remote, unlimited personal media, ad-blocker, bookmarks, desktop mode, and more.
I recommend trying the free version of the app. And then, if it works to your expectations, purchase the paid variant to make your casting experience entirely convenient.
How to Install Video & TV Cast on FireStick
Video & TV Cast, also known as just TV Cast, is officially available on Amazon App Store for FireStick.
Here’s how you can install TV Cast on your Fire TV device:
1. Select the Magnifying Glass icon on your FireStick home screen.
2. Scroll down and select the Search input box.
3. Enter Video TV Cast as your search term and select the Video TV Cast suggestion.
4. Click TV Cast for Fire TV.
5. On the TV Cast for Fire TV dashboard, click the Get button.
Note: You’ll see the cloud icon instead of the Get button if you have previously installed the app on your FireStick.
6. Once TV Cast for Fire TV is installed, you’ll receive a notification – TV Cast for Fire TV is Ready to launch!
Congratulations! Video & TV Cast app is all set and ready for your FireStick.
Highly recommended if streaming with free or low-cost services 👇
How to Stream on FireStick Anonymously
As soon as you install the right apps, your FireStick is all ready to stream your favorite content. However, before you start, I would like to warn you that everything you stream online is visible to your ISP and Government. This means, streaming free movies, TV shows, Sports might get you into legal trouble.
Thankfully, there is a foolproof way to keep all your streaming activities hidden from your ISP and the Government. All you need is a good VPN for Fire Stick. A VPN will mask your original IP which is and will help you bypass Online Surveillance, ISP throttling, and content geo-restrictions.
I personally use and recommend ExpressVPN, which is the fastest and most secure VPN. It is compatible with all kinds of streaming apps and is very easy to install on Fire TV / Stick.
We do not encourage the violation of copyright laws. But, what if you end up streaming content from an illegitimate source unintentionally? It is not always easy to tell the difference between a legit and illegal source.
So, before you start streaming on your Fire Stick / Fire TV, let’s see how to use ExpressVPN to keep your streaming activities hidden from prying eyes.
Step 1: Subscribe to ExpressVPN HERE. It comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. Meaning, you can use it free for the first 30-days and if you are not satisfied with the performance (which is highly unlikely), you can ask for a full refund.
Step 2: Power ON your Fire TV Stick and go to Find followed by Search option.
Step 3: Now type “Expressvpn” (without quotes) in the search bar and select ExpressVPN when it shows up in the search results.
Step 4: Click Download to install the ExpressVPN app on Fire TV / Stick.
Step 5: Open the app and enter the login credentials that you created while buying the ExpressVPN subscription. Click Sign in.
Step 6: Click the Power icon to connect to a VPN server. That’s all. Your connection is now secure with the fastest and best VPN for FireStick.
You can also read more detailed info on using ExpressVPN with Fire TV / Stick.
Installing Video & TV Cast for Fire TV App on Android & iOS
As a casting app, you need a smartphone, Android, or iOS to use Video & TV Cast on your FireStick.
And to do that, you’ll first need to download & install the appropriate TV Cast app on your Android or iOS device.
So, here’s the step-by-step installation guide of the TV Cast for Fire TV app on Android and iOS.
Installing TV Cast for Fire TV on Android
1. Go to Google Play Store and select the search bar.
2. Search for TV Cast for Fire TV and select the app suggestion with a blue icon.
3. Click the green Install button.
Installing TV Cast for Fire TV on iOS
1. Open App Store, go to the Search tab and select the search input box.
2. Search for TV Cast for Fire TV.
3. Scroll down to find the TV Cast for Fire TV app with a blue icon and click GET.
That’s how you install the official mobile casting partner app of Video & TV Cast on Android and iOS devices.
How to Setup & Use Video & TV Cast on FireStick
Done installing Video & TV Cast app on your smartphone? Here’s how to set up and use it on your FireStick.
Setup Video & TV Cast
Bring up the quick menu by long-pressing the home button on your Fire TV remote. Then, select Apps.
Open TV Cast.
Note: Don’t see the TV Cast tile? Check inside the App Library folder.
You’ll land on the launch screen of TV Cast. Then, you’ll be asked to install the TV Cast app and launch it on your device.
On your smartphone, open the TV Cast for Fire TV app.
Note: I’m using an Android device for demonstration purposes. The instructions are pretty much the same for an iOS device.
TV Cast for Fire TV will tell you that the app will automatically connect to your Fire TV. Click the tick button to continue.
You’ll notice that the screen instructions will change on your Fire TV. This means your smartphone and FireStick are now connected.
Close the ad by clicking the Continue Limited Version button on your phone.
Click on the cast icon on your screen’s top right side.
You’ll see that the connection has been successfully established between your phone and Fire TV. Click OK to close it.
Cast Videos Using TV Cast
Select the Storage Files option to cast local media saved on your device to your Fire TV.
TV Cast will ask you to grant access to your files and folders. Click OK.
Select Allow to let the app access your photos, media, and files.
Now, select a video, photo, or any other media you want to cast on your Fire TV.
As you are using the free version of Video & TV Cast, you’ll have to watch an ad – click WATCH AD TO CAST VIDEO.
Click the X button to close the ad – the x button will only appear after you have watched the advertisement for a few seconds.
Once done, the media you have cast will start playing on your Fire TV.
After the casting ends, the TV Cast app will ask if you were able to cast the media, click YES, IT WORKS.
After that, TV Cast will ask you to support them by purchasing the premium edition of their app; click NO, THANKS to close the prompt.
To cast web videos on your Fire TV, select Web Browser.
Now, go to any website, play the video and select the tap here… prompt to cast the web video to your Fire TV.
Video & TV Cast is a great app to watch your favorite videos on the big screen of your FireStick. You can easily cast stored media files or videos from any website with the TV Cast app. If you like the app, you can purchase the paid version to unlock premium features like changing the homepage, ad-blocker, desktop mode, unlimited personal media, bookmarks, playbar/remote, and more.
This post outlined how to install Video & TV Cast on FireStick. Let me know if you have any questions through the comments section below.
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