Showbox Not Working 2019 Error: Fix Showbox Not Opening Error

Fix ShowBox not Working error:- At times when you are using the ShowBox application to view the latest movies or TV series, you come across error messages like Unable to Scan, ShowBox watch now not working, Cannot play this link, Video not available, No connection, Showbox not streaming, Not working, Not loading, Server not available, Stream error, Try another service, and similar other bugs.

In this article, we have covered ways through which you can tackle such Showbox streaming issues and enjoy uninterrupted streaming on ShowBox forever.

What is ShowBox?

ShowBox is one popular streaming app which is similar to Netflix, Popcorn Time, etc. It can be used on a smartphone, tablet or PC. Although it is very much similar to Netflix, ShowBox is absolutely free to use. You can watch unlimited videos, movies and shows, all for free! It is considered to be the most popular and preferred app for streaming.

ShowBox Features:-

  • HD quality support.
  • Huge collection of TV series, movies and lot more.
  • Movies and TV shows are frequently updated.
  • Options for choosing resolutions.
  • Simple user interface.
  • Option to download movies and shows and watch later.
  • Subtitles available.
  • No interruption by Ads.
  • No login required.
  • You can use the filter to look for the kind of movies or shows you want to watch.

Fix “Showbox Not Working” Error Message on Android:-

Given below are a few error messages which tend to be the most common ones and we have mentioned along with them, the solution or fixes that you could try to solve the error.

Method 1: Fix “Video not available, Try another server” Error

  1. Download any VPN app (VPN One Click, VPN Master) on your device.
  2. In the app, select the country you prefer and then connect through VPN.
  3. When the connection is established, open the ShowBox app settings and clear App data and cache.
  4. Then exit and open the ShowBox app again. After that the video will now play without any interruption.
  5. If you are facing issues related to speed then try changing the location on the app.

Method 2: Fix ShowBox Video Playback Error

  • If you are facing problems with the playback of video, try to uninstall Google Plus updates or Twitter. You can do so by going to Settings> Application Manager> Google Plus App/Twitter> Uninstall.
  • You can also unlock developer option and solve this issue. For Android Lollipop users and above, go to Settings>About Phone> Tap 7-8 times on the build version so as to unlock the developer option.

Method 3: Fix ” Showbox Not Working/No Downloads” Error

  • Go to Settings> Apps or Application Manager.
  • Look for MegaBox HD Application.
  • You will now come across two options Clear data and Clear cache. Apply clear cache.
  • If you are using Android Marshmallow 6.0 then you can go for the option of Storage> Clear data and cache.

Method 4: Fix Showbox “Server Down” or “Server Unavailable” or “Cannot Play this link” Error

  • There is no potential fix for this error but at the least, you can try a VPN service that will create a proxy server in other countries where the server is not banned.
  • Try clearing cache and data of ShowBox app.

Fix Showbox Not Working Firestick & Fire TV Errors

Method 1: Force Close or App Not Working

  • In the Fire TV Menu, go to the Settings> Applications> Manage Installed Applications.
  • There, tap on the ShowBox application. Clear its cache and data.
  • Now change available settings of the app. Then force stop the app. Next, uninstall ShowBox application.
  • For the Amazon Fire TV users of 1st and 2nd generation devices, the app could be moved from internal storage to the external one.
  • Make sure the app is granted all the permissions required for its working. If not, then go to Settings> Applications> Manage Applications> App (ShowBox)> Grant all permissions.

Method 2: App Not Working or Force Close on Fire TV

  • In the Fire TV Menu, go to the Settings> Applications> Manage Installed Applications.
  • There, tap on the ShowBox Application. Clear its cache and data.
  • Now change available settings of the app. Then force stop the app. Next, uninstall ShowBox application.
  • For the Amazon Fire TV users of 1st and 2nd generation devices, the app could be moved from internal storage to the external one.
  • Make sure the app is granted all the permissions required for its working. If not, then go to Settings> Applications> Manage Applications> App (ShowBox)> Grant all permissions.

Method 3: ShowBox Audio Issues on Fire TV

  • In case the video is not audible on Fire TV and if the device is connected to A/V receiver then take note that the receiver is ON.
  • If you use the HDMI cable to connect Fire TV then unplug it and reconnect again. If even this is not working then try shifting to another HDMI cable.
  • Turn off the Dolby Digital Plus and go to Fire TV MenuSettings> Display and Sounds> Audio.

Video Tutorial on Showbox Not Opening Error

Fix All Other Common Showbox Errors:-

Method 1:- Update Showbox to Latest Version

If any new update of ShowBox app is available, then update the app as soon as you can. With the new update, the errors and bugs are fixed by the developers. This way most of your issues are solved by an update.

You might be aware of the policies and conditions of Google and why this app is not available on Google Play Store. But most of the times if you search for the app on Google Play Store, you can find it. You can also download the APK file of ShowBox App down below.

Download ShowBox APK

Method 2:- Use the Older Version Of the App

In case you have updated the ShowBox app after it is available and now it does not respond well then you can try using the older version of the app to solve the compatibility errors. You can simply search the older version on Google.

Method 3:- Reset App Preferences

  • On your Android device, go to Settings -> Application Manager (Apps) -> All Apps.
  • Then go to the Menu icon. Click on it.
  • You will see the option of “Reset app preferences”.
  • Finally, restart your device.

These were some of the most common errors you could come across on ShowBox not working anymore and the methods to fix them. I assume you have by now solved the error. If not, kindly let us know in the comment section below.

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