How to connect Kindle Fire to TV
"Will it be possible to connect the Kindle Fire to a TV to stream movies from Amazon Instant Video?" from amazon forum kindle
Recently many friends are considering on connect Kindle Fire to TV in order to play Kindle Fire instant video on TV, HDTV. Here we are glad to find the answer and aims at play Kindle Fire video on normal TV or HDTV from Samsung, Sony, LG etc.
On the bottom of the Kindle Fire, you'll find a headphone jack, a Micro-USB port, and a power button. Then nothing. An included wall adapter charges the tablet using the Micro-USB port.
From the above we are clear that it will not connect directly to your TV. For that it would need to have an HDMI port or bluetooth, which it does not. But you can take other device's help to steam video to TV:
1. Here is the advice from kindle forum, I think it do help for you.
"It synchronizes Amazon video between your Fire and your other Amazon playback devices, such as a Roku box. It's like Whispersync for video, which is how Bezos described it in his presentation.
But if you watch the video carefully, the Fire he was using at the podium had a very complicated rig attached to it so that what he was doing could be shown on the projection screen. We know that the Fire has no such ports, so we know that was a custom-made lashup hand-made for that presentation, wired internally to the Fire.
Wireless mirroring will be a high-end premium feature requiring compatible software on both ends, such as what Apple will be doing between the Apple TV and the iPad. Could it be done on the Fire? In theory. Is it? " from amazon forum kindle
2. Another way copy the Kindle Fire videos to TV via USB, then play it on TV,HDTV such as Sony Bravia HDTV.
Since Kindle Fire is able to play movies from Netflix, FaceBook, Hulu Plus, Pandora movies by offer special app for this video website, as we know the free movies you get on Prime can only be streamed not downloaded. The only videos that can be downloaded are the ones you buy or rent. The rented ones will expire after a certain amount of time. So after downloaded the valuable movies from Netflix, FaceBook, Hulu Plus, Pandora, we may hope to play the movies on TV, HDTV to best enjoy the splendid and wonderful movies.
Firstly, you need to download the movies to your Kindle Fire Download Fires. And then play it in Gallery app so it will appear in your Movies File.
Secondly, connect the Kindle Fire to Computer or TV via USB, and copy the files to PC or TV.
Thirdly, if the Kindle Fire video downloaded from Netflix, FaceBook, Hulu Plus, Pandora or other flash web sites are not Mp4 format supported by your HDTV, they may be FLV, F4V(FLV), MKV, MOV, AVI, MPEG or other video format, you will need to have a Kindle Video to TV Conversion. Here recommend you use Kindle Fire Video to TV Converter for Mac which enables you convert MOV, FLV, MKV, AVI, MPEG etc all kindles of video format downloaded from Kindle Fire to TV, HDTV HD Mp4, HD MPEG format.
Fourth, after the conversion ended, put the video on your TV by USB way or your existing Roku box， Roku 2 XS 1080p Streaming Player.
Here is the easy guide on convert kindle fire video to TV:
Step 1: Free downlaod Kindle Video to TV Converter for Mac. Add Kindle Fire movie from your PC Hard Drive after you copying your Kindle Fire files to PC. Click "Add File" to import Kindle Fire movie to the converter.
Step 2: Set best output format for "HDTV".
You can set HD mp4, HD mpeg for TV, HDTV.
Tip: either 1080p or 720p is ok.
Step 3: Click "Start" button to begin convert Kindle Fire Movie to TV.
You can free download to have a try from the following URL.