Those that love to stream videos and TV series on their site and must be familiar with the name Showbox. Showbox is a video streaming application like Netflix and it receives it’s content from independent streaming site from all over the world.

For those that witness the era of Napster, Showbox is just like it. Though Showbox application is legal but the “independent streaming sites” it get it’s content from are pirate websites.

The developer of the Showbox app are unknown till today and they don’t have a website. The issue of it’s dubious legal status made it not to be seen on official app stores. Download this app is also a risky thing to do. Nevertheless, downloading it is achievable and this article will show you how to download Showbox on your iPhone.

The iOS version of this app carry the name Movie Box, this normally cause mix up many times. To aid easy understanding and to avoid mix up, I will use Showbox in this article. So don’t be surprised when you see Movie Box on your screen after downloading.

Showbox is 100% free to use and you can stream video anytime on it. Another advantage of this app is that video are in HD version and you can download it in your preferred video format.

How to download Showbox

Why should I be careful when using Showbox?

According to the information earlier in this article, Showbox gets it content from pirate websites. This makes you to be extra careful when using the app. The service always stay away from prosecution and lawsuits. But some serious copyright holders will go any length to get Justice on whoever infringes on their intellectual property.

An example is a lady from Minnesota who was recently fined $220,000 for downloading pirates MP3s. The basic of this is that any violation of intellectual property right will not be taken lightly with anyone. There you have to be extra careful with what you do.

Install Showbox On iPhone

We have already give you reason why you cannot get Showbox on iTunes. To download this app, you will need a downloader installed in a different way. Using a third-party app on your phone is very risky, in this case we will advice you to use third-party app like Emus4U which is reliable. You can easily install the Emus4U on your iOS device without needing another PC or device.

Follow the guidelines below to install Showbox on iPhone.

  1. Go to the Emus4U website on your mobile device browser.
  2. Click on “Download for iOS.”
  3. As soon as the application ask for access to your settings click on “Allow”.
  4. Click on “Install”.
  5. Click on “Done”.
  6. Go to your home screen and launch the Emus4U app.
  7. Click on “Check out all our apps”.
  8. Scroll down to where you see Moviebox and click on “Get.”
  9. Click on install and you are good to go.

At this point you can decide to uninstall the Emus4U app or leave it. You can try out the other applications Emus4U give you access to, it may interest you.

One of the thing you should note while using the app is that, anytime you update your iOS, Movie Box settings can be overwrite. Anytime you notice your app is malfunctioning, just go to the Emus4U app and follow the guidelines to download the Movie Box again.

For those that don’t want to use third-party app to download this app, we will provide you with Apk link below.

Download Show box Apk v5.22

The Showbox apk version does not need a third-party app to be downloaded. All you need to do is to download it directly from tge link in this  article. To download the Apk version of Showbox, use this download link.

How to install Showbox apk v5.22

  1. Firstly make sure you allow your device to allow download from unknown source. Do this from Settings > security > permit from unknown source.
  2. Download the Showbox Apk fileShowbox Apk file.
  3. Locate the Apk file from file location
  4. Click the Apk file and follow the steps to install the app.

How to solve Showbox error

Opening Showbox is not easy, you might come across error like video not available, Showbox Connot play this video or server down. These error mean the video you are trying to open is not available in your region.

Since this application is not available on Google Play store you cannot ask Google for resolution. There are ways to solve this problem and one of the tested and trusted solution is using g VPN service.

Follow the guidelines below to use VPN service to solve Showbox error.

  1. Download a VPN server ( Opera VPN or Turbo VPN)
  2. Open the VPN server and connect to USA
  3. Navigate to Settings > Application > Showbox > Storage and clear Cache memory and Data.
  4. Restart Showbox and see if the video you want to watch load perfectly.


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