Part 4. How to Watch iTunes Movies on Firestick/Fire TV
Now, it's time to play iTunes on Amazon Fire. Unlike Roku and Chromecast, Amazon Fire doesn't support to play local videos from USB though it supports USB external storage.
But don't worry, you can stream iTunes videos to Amazon Fire via uploading iTunes videos to Amazon Cloud Drive or Kindle Fire Tablet, Plex / Kodi Media Server, etc. The followings are the detailed tutorial on how to use iTunes on Amazon Fire.
Method 1. Play Movies from iTunes on Firestick via WiFi
Before playing iTunes movies on Amazon Fire Stick on your TV, please do the preparations as below first.
- Make sure your Amazon Firestick is plugged into your TV's HDMI port.
- Connect your Firestick and your computer with the same WiFi.
- Ensure that you had got the Firestick Remote with you.
- You had logged into your Amazon account on the device.
After checking, then you can go ahead to see how to put iTunes on Fire Stick.
Step 1. Press and hold on the 'Home' button on your Firestick Remote for seconds.
Step 2. Choose the 'Mirroring' option on the menu.
Step 3. Find and select the 'Notification' icon at the bottom right corner of the screen on your computer, then hit on the 'Connect' to go on.
Step 4. Touch on your 'Firestick device' icon to link your computer to the Firestick device when you see it on the screen.
Once the casting process is finished, then you can play iTunes movies on Firestick on your TV.
Method 2. Upload iTunes Movies to Amazon Cloud Drive.
You can simply go to the Amazon Cloud Drive official website > Choose 'Photos & Videos' > Click 'Add Photos & Video' and select your videos to upload. Then you will find the videos on the Amazon Fire TV instantly and you can click the video to play immediately.
Method 3. Cast Videos from Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet.
You can first transfer the common movies to your Kindle Fire first via USB. After that, you can change the settings on your Amazon Fire TV. Select 'Settings' > Click 'Display and Sounds' > Choose 'Enable Display Mirroring'. Finally, you can turn on the Miracast on your Kindle Fire to search and connect to cast videos to your Fire TV.
Method 4. Stream iTunes Movies to Amazon Fire via Plex.
Just install the Plex Media Server application to your computer and the Plex client app on your Amazon Fire TV or TV Stick. Then you can upload the DRM free iTunes videos and play them from any devices with the Plex client app installed.
Video Guide: Play iTunes Movies on Amazon Fire