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How to connect Kindle Fire to TV In 3 Simple Steps

| Updated on: October 11, 2019

This guide will show you step by step process of how to connect kindle fire to tv Via HDMI Adapter as well as Fire TV.

I personally enjoy watching Movies and videos on the Kindle Fire tablet. Although it comes with an 8.9-9 inch display which is way bigger than my current Redmi Note 5 Pro Smartphone, Still sometimes I feel it’s not that big enough to get the best experience of watching videos.

It would be much better if I can project the Kindle Fire HD’s screen to my 40-inch television so that I can enjoy the video on a much wider screen. This is not just my story, there are many peoples like me who have Kindle fire tablet and they want to connect their Kindle fire with the television so that they can enjoy the latest Amazon Prime or Netflix series on a Bigger screen.

Luckily the Kindle Fire HD edition comes with HDMI port, so it is pretty much easy to connect kindle fire HD to tv. Unfortunately, the other latest Kindle fire does not have HDMI access so they can’t be connected easily to a TV via HDMI cable.

So, does it means that you can’t connect kindle fire 5th generation to tv or can’t connect kindle fire 7th generation to tv?

No, Not at all… In this tutorial, I will be sharing how you can connect Kindle Fire HD to TV via HDMI cable and How to connect kindle fire HD 8 to tv via Fire TV.

So, lets get started.

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How to Connect Kindle Fire to a TV?

Step 1: Get an HDMI cable

The first thing you will need to connect Kindle fire tablet to TV is an HDMI cable. It is very similar to a USB cable but actually it is different. One end of Kindle Fire’s HDMI cable is regular HDMI port and the other end is Micro HDMI port. It looks something like this:

HDMI micro cable

HDMI cable comes in different length and the size of the cable which suits you depends on what and how you want to connect your kindle fire with television. You can get an HDMI to HDMI micro cable from any of your local electronics stores or you can get one for yourself from Amazon by clicking here.

Step 2: Connect Kindle Fire HD with the TV

Once you have got an HDMI cable, you all set to connect your Kindle Fire HD with the TV.

First of all, you have to locate the HDMI port on your HD television. As there are many ports given in a digital TV so, you have to be little careful to find the right port. Some new Digital TV also comes with multiple HDMI ports. Just choose any of the HDMI port and then plug in the regular end f regular HDMI port. Below I have attached a picture of HDMI port in a digital Television, It might be different for different television.

hdmi-port-on-tv
Pic credit – www.epubor.com

Now plug the other end or micro end of the HDMI cable into the HDMI port given on your Kindle Fire. There are two Port given in your Kindle fire tab, One is USB/charging port and the other one is Micro HDMI port. The Micro HDMI port is narrower and has longer height that the USB/charging port. Look at the picture for better understanding:

hdmi-port-on-kindle-fire-hd
Pic credit – www.epubor.com

Step 3: Setup Tv and Kindle Fire

Now boot up your Kindle Fire and unlock it so you see the carousel or use any feature. Then power on your Television and choose the input signal as HDMI. Now In just few seconds, whatever you will do or play on your Kindle fire tab will display on your television in real-time.

Connect kindle fire to tv

That’s all now you can enjoy your favorite movies and shows on a bigger screen.

This method will only work with Some of the Kindle fire tabs as only a few older edition had HDMI port. So in case, if you want to connect kindle fire HD 10 7th generation to tv or connect kindle fire HD 8 7th generation to tv then it is no possible. But it doesn’t mean you can’t connect any other Amazon fire tab with your television. Below I have shared step by step process to connect other Kindle fire with Tv.

How to connect amazon fire tablet to tv Via Fire TV

This method is for Fire tablets running Amazon Fire OS 2.0 or greater.

Step 1 : For this method, you need to have an Amazon Fire Tv Box or Amazon Fire Tv Stick. Now make sure that your Kindle Fire tablet and your Fire TV device are connected to the same wireless network, have internet access and signed into the same Amazon profile.

Step 2 : Now Connect a standard HDMI cable between Amazon the Fire TV device and the HDMI port on the TV.

Step 3 : Next you have to adjust your Tv’s input to display the channel to which your Fire Tv device is connected (e.g., HDMI 3).

Step 4 : Now on your Fire Tv, go to Settings > Display and sound or display > and turn on Second Screen Notifications.

Step 5 : That’s it now from the Kindle Tab, select a video that you wish to watch on your tv and then use the fire screen icon to display On tv.

Note : Some Fire models may have an option for “Display Mirroring” under “Settings” > “Display“.

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Connect Kindle Fire To TV Via Miracast

Work For HDX Model Only

Step 1 – First thing first get a device that supports Miracast such as Miracast Video Adapter.

Step 2 – Now connect the device that you have purchased to the HDMI port on your HD television.

Step 3 – Make sure that the new device and your Kindle Fire HDX are connected on the same network.

Step 4 – Next, from your Kindle Fire HDX, select “Settings” > “Sounds” > “Display Mirroring“.

Step 5 – Select “Connect” for the device you wish to connect with. In just few seconds your video will start displaying on your tv screen.

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This was the complete Process of How to connect Kindle Fire To Tv. If you are still having any issue or problem in connect9ng your Kindle Fire to Tv then do let me know in the comments.

About Shivam Choudhary

Shivam Choudhary is the founder of Gadgetsprout.com and many other online ventures. He is blogging since the age of 15. Writing has always been at the center of his life and the passion for technology and gadgets that he developed over the years influenced him to start Gadgetsprout.com

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