How To Download And Install MovieBox For Android

Online platforms such as Netflix, Hulu, and the likes have made it easy for just about anyone to watch their favorite movies and TV series on their smartphones. However, these movies streaming platforms come with costly monthly subscription fees. Therefore, not everyone is able to afford their services. Fortunately, there is a way to stream movies and TV series without having to pay monthly fees. Introducing Movie Box, a mobile application that gives you access to tons of movies and TV series on your smartphone for free. Since the app is compatible with both iOS and Android, it can be used on virtually any mobile device. Downloading and installing the app does not involve any complicated processes. Below is how to download and install the app and start enjoying the tons of entertainment it has to offer.

The App

Originally, the app was developed for iOS devices, and as such, it is not available on Google Play Store. Furthermore, the Android version of the app is known as Show Box. Irrespective of the name; however, the app is compatible with virtually all Android versions from Android 2.0 to the latest version. Nevertheless, it is important to note that the latest version of the app, show box 4.96 is only compatible with devices that run on Android 4.0 and above. If you use a device that runs on any android version lower than 4.0 there is the Show box 4.03 version.


The first step before downloading the app is to get permission from Google to download apps from other sources. By default, Android devices can only download apps from the Google plays store. To bypass this default setting simply go to your device’s “settings” and select “security” in the new menu that comes up select the “unknown sources” tab. Once this is done your phone will be able to accept mobile apps not available on Google Play Store, Movie Box included.

After you have disabled the default setting on your phone, go the Movie Box website. On the website select the right APK file for your phone. If your phone uses Android 4.0 or above select the 4.96 version. On the other hand, if your phone runs on a lower version of Android select the 4.03 version. Once you have selected the right APK file the download will commence. APK stands for Android Package and is a file format used by Android to distribute and install mobile apps.


The installation process is fairly straightforward. After downloading the relevant APK file, go to your downloads file and select the downloaded file. This will open up a new window and on the new window tap on next and then install. Once the installation is done tap on “done” to finish the process or tap on “open” to open the application. You can also open the app by tapping on the app’s icon that is on your homepage.

Fixing errors

While the app works great on all devices, you might encounter some errors especially once you upgrade to the newer versions. One of the errors that you might get after upgrading to the newer version is the “unfortunately, Movie Box has stopped” error. This error can be fixed by going to your “settings” then tap on “apps”. On the menu that comes up tap on the Movie Box icon. Next tap on “force stop”, the clear data cache and restart your device. If this process does not work, try uninstalling the app and re-installing it. Another common error is the “watch now” button not available error. To fix this error change the “server” options from “torrents” to “server1” or “server 4” or “server 8”.


There are many platforms that give you access to online entertainment content such as Movies, Music and TV Series. However, very few offer you the experience you get with Movie Box. For starters the app functions on almost all mobile devices. Secondly, it is free of charges and there is no sign up required either when downloading or using. By following the guide above, you will be able to have the app on your phone and enjoy tons of movies. In conclusion, the fact that the app works well on both iOS and Android devices make it a versatile application to have.

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