How to Record Screen on Fire TV Stick

One of the reasons people love to use Fire TV Stick over Android TV is because Amazon’s Fire TV has useful features. For example, you cannot record screen on Android TV unless you go through many hacks. By the way, we have provided a detailed tutorial on how to record screen on Android TVs so you can check it out. Having said that, screen recording on Fire TV Stick is just an app installation. It just works flawlessly and out of the box. So, if you want to record screen on Fire TV Stick, follow along.

Record screen on Fire TV Stick (2021)

1. Firstly, press and hold the “Alexa” button on the remote and press “screen recorder“. You will now be taken directly to the application page. Open it and install the application.

2. Next, open it and here you can choose the screen recording resolution or just click “Start Recorder”. It records in FHD resolution by default.

Record screen on Fire TV Stick (2021)

3. You will receive an alert on your Fire TV Stick screen. Click “start now“.

Record screen on Fire TV Stick (2021)

4. Now go ahead and navigate the UI, record the screen background. Note that you cannot record audio or DRM protected content from apps like Prime Video or Netflix.

Record screen on Fire TV Stick (2021)

5. When you complete the registration, Open the Screen Recorder app again and click “Stop Recorder”. You have successfully recorded the screen of your Fire TV Stick.

Record screen on Fire TV Stick (2021)

6. Now export recorded video you need to install the “Send Files to TV” (SFTTV) application on your smartphone or computer. Call Alexa and say “Send files to TV app” and upload it to your Fire TV Stick.

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7. Similarly, on your smartphone or computerInstall the Send Files to TV app (Freeoffers in-app purchases). The app is available on Android, Windows and macOS. Keep the app open on your device after installation.

Note: Both your devices must be connected to a shared WiFi network for the transfer to work.

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8. Now, open the SFTTV app on your Fire TV Stick and click “To send“.

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9. Here, find the recorded video that should be in the root directory of your Internal Storage. Only scroll to bottom and you will find the recorded video. Recordings begin with “sr…”. Now, click on it.

Record screen on Fire TV Stick (2021)

10. On the next page, select device where do you want to transfer the video and that’s it. Within seconds, the video will be transferred to your device.

Record screen on Fire TV Stick (2021)

11. Now go ahead and play recorded video your Fire TV Stick on your smartphone or computer.

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Screen Recording on Fire TV Stick: The Easiest Way

Thus, you can record screen on Fire TV Stick without much hassle. Simply install the app, record the screen, and transfer the video when you’re done. In my tests so far, the quality of the screen recording was pretty good and it didn’t slow down my Fire TV while running in the background.

If you are interested in media centers and want to install Kodi on your Fire TV Stick, check out our guide. You should also check out our guide to accessing the Google Play Store on Fire TV. It lets you run apps that you can’t find in the Amazon App Store. Anyway, that’s it for us. Let us know if you have any problems following the tutorial and we’ll help you out.