6/7/2019: Showbox is currently not reliable for streaming.
Many have encountered “Connection Error” messages and others.
TROYPOINT suggests checking out the Best APK’s List that stays updated with working apps for Movies & TV Shows.
Or, use the guide below that features some alternatives:
This step-by-step tutorial will instruct you how to download Showbox APK and install it on your favorite streaming device.
Showbox is a Movie & TV Show streaming android application with tons of content. It can be installed and used on nearly every streaming device.
Because of it’s wide array of content and downloading capability, Show Box has been featured on TROYPOINT’s Best Apps for Firestick & Fire TV list.
To learn how to install Show Box on your streaming device, use the steps below. I have chosen to install the Showbox APK on a Fire TV 3. However, the same steps can be used to install the app on an Android TV Box or other devices as well.
If you are using an Android Box, NVIDIA SHIELD, Mi Box, etc. you can follow along with this tutorial by installing Downloader app on your device. Use the link below for that tutorial.
IMPORTANT NOTE: TROYPOINT does not host any apps on this site. Direct download link is available in installation guide below.
As with all APKs, the Showbox app was made to be used on an Android device. Therefore, a mouse is needed to properly function this app. To use Show Box on a Firestick or Fire TV, we must first install the Mouse Toggle application. To learn how to do this, click the link provided below:
Once this is installed, you will now be able to enjoy Show Box successfully. Follow the steps below to install Show Box on a Firestick or Fire TV.TROYPOINT Tip: You should always use a VPN to protect your identity and security when streaming free movies and TV shows with apps such as this.
Legal Copyright Disclaimer: This technology shall only be used to stream movies or TV shows that fall under the public domain. TROYPOINT does not endorse or promote illegal activity tied to streaming or downloading copyrighted works. The end-user shall be solely responsible for media accessed through any service or app referenced on this Website. Referenced applications/addons are not hosted by TROYPOINT and this guide is for educational purposes only.
Showbox APK Installation Guide
1. From the Main Menu scroll to hover over Settings
2. Click Device or My Fire TV
3. Choose Developer Options
4. Click Apps from Unknown Sources
5. Choose Turn On
6. Return to the home screen and hover over the Search icon
7. Type in Downloader
8. Click the Downloader app
9. Click Download
10. Click Open
11. Click Allow if you are presented with this prompt
12. Click OK on update notes for Downloader
13. Click the OK button on the remote to open the keyboard for the URL box
14. Type in the following address https://troypoint.com/showbox and then click the Go button
REMINDER: TROYPOINT does not host any links on this website including Showbox APK. Shortcut troypoint.com/showbox points to the following file link where this app is hosted:
15. Wait for file to download
16. Click Install
17. Click Done
18. This will take you back to Downloader. Click Delete to remove file
19. Click Delete again
20. Return to device home-screen and Click See All under “Your Apps & Channels” list
21. Scroll down to hover over and select Showbox APK
22. Click Move to front
Showbox APK installation is now complete!
You can access the app from your main menu. Enjoy!
IMPORTANT: If you’re trying to install unverified apps into your Firestick or Fire TV from the Amazon App Store, you can only complete it by side-loading or installing anything into your device without using the official app-distribution method. I recommend using a VPN to install such apps. Click this link to learn how to install a VPN for Firestick, Fire TV, Fire TV Cube.
Showbox APK Details & Description
If you have the Mouse Toggle application installed on a Fire TV/Stick, you can now browse Show Box for all your favorite Movies & TV Shows. By installing this application, users can both stream and download content. Show Box also hosts Audio selections for those who want to listen to or download music as well.
Upon selecting your choice, Showbox APK will give you the option of streaming or downloading the content. With numerous video quality options available, there is no shortage of ways to view Movies & TV Shows with the Showbox interface.
Show Box features trailers on Movies soon to be released so you can stay up to date on all the best videos. Within the Settings of Show Box are options to automatically download new episodes of your favorites and much more.
Within the app is also the option to add subtitles when viewing content. This can be done by registering for an OpenSubtitles account and selecting subtitles from the menu within the title you are viewing. Overall, this apk is one of the most popular applications available and it is easy to see why.
Show Box Extras
With so many options, Showbox APK will provide you with an awesome streaming experience for hours on end. One noticeable element of Show Box is the constant advertisements. If you experience an ad, simply click the back button on your remote to exit out.
An important task to remember when using the application is to always access your VPN prior to streaming. Because Show Box offers the option to download content via torrent, your IP address will be available to the public.
Protect yourself from onlookers and your ISP by installing IPVanish on your Fire TV/Stick or Android Box using the tutorials below:
Many have asked whether or not Showbox APK is available for download on mobile devices. Because it’s software is not compatible with iOS, it cannot be installed on an iPhone or iPad.
However, Kodi, Popcorn Time, and many other similar streaming applications can.
To do so, we must side-load an iOS app called TweakBox to the device. To learn how to install TweakBox on a mobile device, follow the link below:
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Protect Yourself With A VPN When Using This Technology
Most cord-cutters use a VPN to hide their Internet activity while streaming movies, TV shows, and live channels.
If you aren’t using a VPN when accessing free or low-cost media, your Internet Service Provider, government, hackers, and app developers can log everything that you do online through your visible IP Address.
Your current IP Address is 22.214.171.124
The most popular VPN among cord-cutters is IPVanish due to their blazing fast speeds and zero log policy.
Its important to use a VPN that is fast since we are streaming large HD files. Its also crucial to find one that keeps no logs of what their subscribers access while online.
Setting up IPVanish VPN on your streaming device is simple!
Step 1 Register for an IPVanish VPN account by clicking the link below.
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Step 2 – Hover over the search icon on your Firestick, Fire TV, or Fire TV Cube and type in “Ipvanish”
You may also find the IPVanish App in the Google Play Store for those of you who are using Android TV Boxes, phones, and tablets.
Step 3 – Click the IPVanish VPN option that appears.
Step 4 – Click the IPVanish icon under Apps & Games.
Step 5 – Click Download.
Step 6 – Click Open.
Step 7 – Enter your username and password to login. Your username is the email that you used to register for IPVanish service with and your password is automatically generated and emailed to you.
Step 8 – Click Connect button.
Step 9 – Click OK for Connection request if it appears.
Step 10 – You will notice that your IP Address changes along with location of connection. You are now operating anonymously through your device.
Click the Home Button on your remote and the VPN will remain running in the background.
Congratulations! You are now protected by a VPN which means everything that you stream or access through your Firestick or Android TV Box is hidden from the rest of the world.
If you ever need to stop the VPN service, simply re-launch the application and click the DISCONNECT button.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is ShowBox APK?
ShowBox APK is an app available for installation on streaming devices to watch Movies and TV Shows for free.
Is ShowBox APK legal?
Yes. ShowBox APK is 100% legal to install and use. However, some content provided may be illegal. To ensure you are not illegally streaming, make sure to only watch Movies and TV Shows in the public domain.
How Do I Download Movies from ShowBox?
To download movies on a Firestick, simply choose your preferred content and select the download option. If downloading, make sure you are using a VPN to encrypt your IP Address.
What devices can ShowBox be installed on?
ShowBox is available for installation on tons of devices including the Amazon Firestick which is the most popular streaming device available. Users can also download on Android and more.