We all love to watch movies and web series and premium content streaming takes advantage of this due to which their plans are quite expensive. Although, the movies and tv series are available on torrent but most of us do not prefer torrents for some reason.
That’s where comes our savior Showbox. In this article, we will be giving a detailed review of the Showbox app.
What is Showbox?
Showbox is a video streaming app that uses CDN (Content Delivery Network) to stream content to its users in their desirable resolution, which is up to 1080p.
It consists of streams of every sort of movies and web series that Netflix, Amazon, etc. has to offer. It is an app that is not available on the play store.
It is a fantastic way to watch these web series and movies for free, that’s correct, absolutely free.! All you need is just a breakneck internet speed and a mobile or a laptop. It is a brilliant app that is used many and loved by them too.
Features of Showbox:
1. Showbox is free for all. So, you don’t have to pay for any yearly or monthly subscription like Netflix or Amazon Prime.
2. Showbox is a streaming app so you can also stream to a modern TV which will let you and your friends or family watch together.
3. The app provides you with HD prints that can be streamed or downloaded as you wish to. So all those who love their free clean prints will love the app.
4. The app is user-friendly, as everything is marked for ease. The UI is clean.
5. You don’t need to sign in/Sign up for anything, so there are no privacy concerns of your email being leaked.
6. The app has support for subtitles too. It can help people in watching shows like money heist which is in Italian.
7. The app now also has music streaming in it too so you can use it as an alternative to Spotify, Deezer.
8. It also has games that you can play when your internet/Wifi goes offline.
9. It also has trailers and release schedules of your favorite movies so you can keep track of your favorite movies.
10. It also has features that can help you add friends from where you can see what movies they are watching.
Guide to Install Showbox:
1. Download Showbox from the link given here
2. Before you install the application, you are required to enable the installation of apps from external sources. Select Settings > open Security > permit Unknown Sources
3. Locate the apk file of Showbox and click on it.
4. Click the Showboxapk to prepare the installation. It will ask you to accept the terms and conditions of the app, click next
5. Hit the Install button and wait until the installation completes.
6. Press the Open Button and explore the application or you can see it later by clicking Done.
7. When you open the Showbox App for the first time, the application loads some data related to shows and movies. In case, if the app asks for an update when opened for the first time, you can update the app for smooth functioning. It is necessary as the older version might be filled with bugs. Updating it to the latest version will ensure a bug-free movie experience.
8. When the data gets loaded, the application will present you with a gigantic list of movies and shows that you can stream or download for free.
Usual Errors that are seen while using Showbox:
If the app can’t find any data while scanning or it says offline, but your internet is up.
Steps you can take:
1. Go to settings and find Apps
2. Then navigate to installed apps
3. Then to Showbox
4. Then storage
5. Now clear the cache and data
6. Force stop the app if it’s not finished.
7. Download any VPN from the play store. For the Maximum effect use Nord VPN.
8. Put the setting to the USA and start it.
9. Then open the app and start using it.
Recent Bug Fixes by the Showbox developers:[v5.35]
1. Some UI/UX issues were fixed in the current update.
2. App lag issues were fixed in this update.
3. Slow CDN issues were also fixed.
Is it safe to use Showbox?
As per the permissions it requires which are:
Just checks if the phone is connected to the internet and how can it connect to the CDN from which it pulls data.
Checks the phone how much battery, screen brightness, and if the screen is on or not.
Permission to save its files on your device but doesn’t access any of your personal data, so it is safe.
Just checks if you are connected to wifi and its state
So this app is perfectly safe to use and has no issues with meddling with any of your personal data, and above that, it doesn’t require any login/signup, so it’s a bonus.
Alternatives to Showbox:
There are many alternatives to this app, as good the app is some may not like the interface or how it works so below I have listed some apps that are paid or unpaid like Showbox:
Unpaid and free:
1. Popcorn TV
2. Tea TV
3. PlayBox HD
4. Thop TV
5. Free Felix HQ
9. Megabox HD
10. MovieBox TV
Some paid alternatives to this app are:
3. Amazon TV
4. Apple TV
5. Direct TV
6. Plex Share
The Showbox tv is an excellent app which is used and loved by thousands of users due to it is free and high-quality streaming and downloading of web series and movies.
It also respects the user’s privacy by not meddling with useless permissions and doesn’t ask to login or signup. It is also great for various platform users who prefer mkv over mp4 to download as it has multiple varieties of options to choose from.
The UI is also simple, so anyone who is not familiar can use it too. It also has regional episodes that some Italian and Spanish folks will like too, also supports subtitles which English folks can use too. It also has music streaming services that can replace the conventional Spotify, Deezer too. I hope you have a great time using this app.