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Showbox Not Working: How to Fix “ShowBox Not Loading” Error

By iDigiwa / July 14, 2017

The popularity of Showbox is increasing day by day with more than 4 million sets of queries getting generated in search engines to download the app. It is a free movie and TV shows streaming app for Android. It is considered as one of the greatest free Android apps as it enables users to watch movies in HD completely free of cost. However, just like any other app, it is also marred by numerous technical errors. In this article, we will take a look at some of the reasons behind ‘Showbox Not Working and the methods how we can fix them.

Showbox Not Working

Showbox Glitches That You May Come Across in the App

Among the various glitches that we find while using the app are Showbox server error, Showbox not working on PC/Laptop (Windows/Mac), Showbox not working on WiFi, Showbox not updating, Showbox apk freezing, Showbox not casting, Showbox not playing, etc. Let us go through some of them and their solutions.

Showbox APK Not Working on WiFi

To fix the problem of Showbox not working on WiFi, go through the following steps.

Step 1: Close the WiFi option of your mobile phone.

Step 2: Go to ‘Settings.'

Step 3: Next, go to ‘App Manager.'

Step 4: Tap on Showbox and press on clear data and clear cache option.

Step 5: After this, connect to WiFi and re-open the Showbox app again.And with that, your problem will be solved, and the video streaming app will once again start running smoothly.

Showbox Not Updating

Usually, this type of error occurs on the older versions of the app. If you look for a video and find it unavailable, then try another server. Whenever this message appears, try to find whether the app in your phone has been updated to the latest version or not. If not, then you need to update the app.

To update the app, you need to run Showbox, and the get the window to update and click on the update button. Sometimes, you might come across a message which shows showing “The server is temporarily not available.” You might find Showbox not updating movies. If you face Showbox Apk updating issues, follow the steps mentioned below.

Step 1: Open the Bluestacks program where the app has been installed.

Step 2: Tap on ‘Time Settings’ and click on ‘Manage Applications.'

Step 3: Here, you will come across the installed Showbox app in Bluestacks software. Tap on it.

Step 4: Now, tap on the ‘Delete’ option to delete the existing Showbox app on your system.

Step 5: After uninstalling Showbox on PC, you need to re-install it.

Following these steps will resolve Showbox not updating issue. A similar bug ‘Showbox video not available’ (mentioned below) also pertains to the same issue. Find out how to fix that in the following sub-head.

ShowBox Video Not Available

The older versions of the video downloading app require MX Player to play content. You might come across Showbox not available or connection/server error in your Showbox app. To fix the problem, go through the following steps.

Step 1: Install the latest Showbox version.

Step 2: Select a particular movie and play it on the app. If you come across a connection error or sever problem or “video not available” message, then go to the server option and change it to Server 2 from Server 1 or vice-versa.

Showbox Not Casting

If you are facing issues of Showbox not casting or Showbox not working with ChromeCast, keep in mind the following steps.

Step 1: First of all, reboot ChromeCast. You will get the reboot option within the ChromeCast device.

Step 2: Go to ‘Settings.'

Step 3: Tap on the ‘Apps Manager.'

Step 4: Select Avia App and clear whole data.

Step 5: Now, reboot your Android or iOS device.

Step 6: Now go to Home>’Open your Showbox App’ and try to cast again.

Showbox freezing/ Showbox has stopped working/Showbox Crashing

If you come across problems of Showbox freezing and other such problems, then the steps that you need to follow have been mentioned below.

Step 1: Go to ‘Settings.'

Step 2: Tap on ‘General Settings Option’.

Step 3: After this, click on ‘Application Manager.'

Step 4: Here, you will come across all the applications that are installed on your device.

Step 5: Search “ShowBox” on ‘All Application.'

Step 6: Tap on ‘Clear Data’ or ‘Clear Cache’ in order to clear all data and cache stored in your app.

Step 7: Restart the app again.

Wrap Up

We hope that the aforementioned fixes for Showbox not working will help you in curbing the bugs that you may find in the application. These solutions will work for Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10, iOS 8 and above, Android (Kitkat and higher) and Mac. Still, if you come across problem such as Showbox not available or Showbox not updating or any of the other problems, do write back to us in the comment section below, and we will provide you with complete guidance.

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