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[Q] Now that FTV is rooted, Can we enable miracast support for phones

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19th June 2014, 11:53 AM   |  #1  
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Hi!

Miracast function is present in fire TV but is limited to Fire tablets only. I was kind of wondering if we can enable the Miracast functionality on the FTV for other devices since it is rooted.

thanks!
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21st June 2014, 02:04 AM   |  #2  
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I tried an miracast.apk from other tv box, I can see firetv from my nexus, but the casting stucked at starting. It could be compatibility issue or permission issue as I didn't root my fire tv.
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Originally Posted by hiramani

Hi!

Miracast function is present in fire TV but is limited to Fire tablets only. I was kind of wondering if we can enable the Miracast functionality on the FTV for other devices since it is rooted.

thanks!

What app did you use?
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co-ask.
I tried an miracast.apk from other tv box, I can see firetv from my nexus, but the casting stucked at starting. It could be compatibility issue or permission issue as I didn't root my fire tv.

I did the same thing. Kindle HDX 8.9, Sero 7 Pro, and Dell Venue 8 actually say connected, but nothing happens.
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Originally Posted by hiramani

Hi!

Miracast function is present in fire TV but is limited to Fire tablets only. I was kind of wondering if we can enable the Miracast functionality on the FTV for other devices since it is rooted.

thanks!

Hello Hiramani,

did you get it work meanwhile?
Where did Zou get this MIRACAST APK?

Thanks a lot!
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