NOTICE: At this time, ShowBox is very actively being targeted by corporate movie industry legal departments. Recently, the app only works part of the time and everyone using it without an encrypted connection is having their information actively gathered for future litigation (pending court cases).

Until there is a reliable alternative of the current ShowBox app version for streaming free movies and TV shows, we'll be redirecting downloaders to our favorite free streaming alternative to ShowBox, TeaTV. Much like TerrariumTV, which met the same fate that Show Box is undergoing now, TeaTV finds plenty of free movies and TV shows online.

ShowBox Alternative: Watch Free Streaming Movies with Tea TV

You can't download ShowBox safely right now. There are fake versions popping up. Some of these are honeypots made to gather your information. Many others include Bitcoin mining scripts or other nasty malware.

As many of these free movie apps can find streaming video that's not properly licensed for redistribution and are all targeted by legal departments, government agencies, internet service providers, and other hackers, it is always required that you connect only through your IPVanish VPN app to watch free streaming movies and TV shows online in this way. Without the encrypted protection of a VPN, you may quickly find yourself facing internet blackouts, court cases, stolen identity, and worse.

Show Box is one of the very best Android applications for free movie and TV show streaming online. If you are legally allowed access to the huge amount of streaming content available online, you should learn how to install Showbox APK app on your Android device such as Amazon Firestick 4K.

Follow our simple guide below to easily install Showbox movies app on your Firestick, Fire TV, Fire TV Cube, or any other Android TV box, phone, tablet, and even your Windows PC in June 2019.

Take note that ShowBox is the same app as that called MovieBox for Firestick. In other words, if you’re looking for the iPhone app, it’s called MovieBox; on Firestick, it’s ShowBox.

June 2019 Installation Guide For Show Box APK

For the sake of this step by step tutorial guide to installing Show Box APK for Firestick, the Downloader app is used. Check our best Firestick apps article for a comprehensive guide on how to install Firestick utility applications such as Downloader and ES File Explorer. There are also many more streaming apps for free movies and TV shows aside from Show Box movies app in that article.

This tutorial uses the Amazon Firestick for example of how to install Showbox APK, but don’t worry. These same steps allow you to download Showbox APK and to install Show Box app on Fire TV, Android TV Box, NVidia Shield, Mi Box, or any other Android device.

Either the Downloader app or ES File Explorer (both freely available in the Amazon App Store and Google Play) makes it easy to download ShowBox APK for install on Android Fire Stick and other Android devices.

Download Show Box APK

Please note that the shortened URL used in this guide redirects to the URL. The shortened link we provide seemed friendlier to type into a text box with a virtual keyboard using the Amazon Firestick and Fire TV remote.

  1. With the Downloader app installed and open, select the Browser.
  2. Select OK when the Javascript Disabled message appears.
  3. Type and click Go.
  4. Go to Show Box, pick the latest release, then click on it.
  5. Click on the variant for your device within the Download area.
  6. Scroll down and click the Download APK button.

Install ShowBox APK & Clean Up

  1. Once the Showbox APK download completes, select Install.
  2. When the app finishes installing, select Done.
  3. This will return you to the Downloader app and a popup will appear. Select Delete.
  4. Select Delete once more to finish cleaning up the APK and other download and install files after installation.

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Find ShowBox on Firestick Once Installed

To see your newly installed Showbox app on your Amazon device, return to the home screen, navigate to Your Apps & Games, then scroll to the right and select See All. Show Box will now be listed at the very bottom of your library, as it was installed last.

To move it to the top of your list, simply click the menu button while it is selected and choose Move to front of list.

Return to the home screen and select the Show Box app to open it.

Remote Access to ShowBox Movies on Firestick & Fire TV

NOTE: If wanting to watch free ShowBox movies and TV shows on an Amazon Firestick or Fire TV, you need to install and use the Mouse Toggle app to access all user interface items.

The Amazon Fire Stick remote won’t access everything in Showbox without it. The Mose Toggle app is often called the Amazon Fire Stick ShowBox remote app for this reason.

Show Box Movies App Guide & Details

Please note that Android Show Box apps found in the Google Play Store don’t provide free streaming movies and TV shows. None of them are the free movie streaming app this article is about. This Showbox APK download will never be found in the Google Play Store.

Please also note: The reason Google Play Store will never offer the free Showbox movies app for download is that in most parts of the world where Google operates, it is considered illegal to access unlicensed copyright-protected movies. Due to the open nature of Showbox, it finds movie sources online without bias. These same streaming media files can be found with the Google search engine or any other unbiased search algorithm. Showbox is a simple search engine application with built-in media player. It doesn't have the ability to recognize legally licensed streams or user rights to copies of legally purchased media.

With the Showbox movies application installed, you can now browse for your favorite movies & TV shows. This app allows any and all content found online to be streamed or downloaded depending on your wishes. Also, Show Box APK has an audio section for users who would like to listen to and download music.

Download Showbox APK Android App for Firestick

Once you’ve chosen from the tons of content the Android Showbox app has to offer, the option appears for streaming or downloading. There are numerous video qualities available for each stream and download Show Box APK offers. As you can see, choices are the name of the game with this TV show and movie streaming app.

If you enter the Show Box Settings, there is an option to automatically download the most recent episodes of your favorite TV Shows and more. To install Showbox APK for Firestick or other Android TV boxes also provides streaming trailers for upcoming movies. With features like these, this app is a great way to stay up to date with all your favorite movies and TV series.

Another cool feature of the Showbox app is the option to add subtitles to video content. To do so, you must have an OpenSubtitles account. Then, simply select subtitles from within the content you are viewing.

Showbox APK Features

The range of settings available in Show Box movies app is great for tailoring the entertainment experience to just the way you want it in your household.

  • Offline Content: Watch local media files directly in Showbox app using your choice of media player app such as Android Media Player, VLC, or MX Player.
  • Sharing: Show Box is a very social app with the option to share content via WhatsApp, messenger, email, and more.
  • Update Library: Show Box lets you update the massive collection of videos it finds online.
  • News Feed: There is always plenty of news in the entertainment industry. Get it right on the Show Box home page.
  • Auto-Download: When set, this feature automatically downloads a show when it becomes available. This is great for getting the latest episode of a show onto your system to watch it as soon as possible without worrying about buffering streams.
  • Parental Restriction: This is great for keeping more mature content out of kids’ view.
  • Bookmarks: Bookmark videos for future reference.
  • High Definition: Show Box lets you stream and download videos in HD quality.

Is ShowBox Not Working or Down?

Despite recent news to the contrary, ShowBox movies app still works great to provide free movies and TV shows. There have been some scares with in-app dialogs saying Show Box app would stop working, but recent updates show it as alive and working well. Many sites jumped at the chance to report ShowBox down and not working, which just added to the confusion. As of June 2019, the ShowBox app for Firestick and other Android TV box devices is streaming free movies and TV shows without a hitch.

If worried about the possibility of tracking code being placed in any free streaming app, simply make sure your IPVanish VPN app is running and connected to one of their securely encrypted high-speed VPN servers. Problem solved.

Bonus: How to Install Showbox for PC Download on Windows

Install Showbox APK on Windows PC with BlueStacks

Showbox is absolutely fantastic for watching movies and TV shows on Android, but how can I install it on my Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista PC? This Android application won’t run directly on a Windows PC, but with the help of an emulator such as BlueStacks, it is possible to enjoy free movies on this beautiful app similar to Netflix.. Follow these simple steps to get the great Show Box movies app installed and running on a Windows PC.

Using Android emulators such as Bluestacks can be a great way to install Android APK applications on a PC. While developers use Android emulator features for APK development, running Android applications such as Show Box is also possible.

  1. Go to the Bluestacks official website download page .
  2. Download Bluestacks and install on your Windows PC.
  3. Download the Showbox APK on Windows PC from (Note: this link redirects to the APKMirror Show Box page for the latest download Show Box APK.)
    Download Show Box APK

    Download Showbox APK

  4. Open Bluestacks app on the Windows PC.
  5. Within the My Apps area, click Install apk in the footer.
  6. Browse and select the Show Box APK downloaded earlier and wait for it to install.
  7. Open Show Box in Bluestacks from My Apps >> Show Box.

showbox on windows pc with bluestacks

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Is Showbox Illegal?

Be aware that many of the free streaming movies found online by the Showbox APK have not been properly licensed for distribution. Accessing these Showbox movies is considered illegal in many parts of the world.

Enjoy Showbox App on Your Android Device!

Now that you know how to install Showbox movies app on Firestick devices and other Android systems, you’ll notice Show Box app has many helpful features and tons of great content. There’s no question about how it became so popular to install Showbox app on Android devices. For streaming and downloading music, movies, TV shows, and other audio and video media, the Show Box movies app is hard to beat. Be sure to turn on your IPVanish VPN app before streaming or downloading with the Show Box APK.

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nik · 2019-01-07 at 9:04 pm

friend said showbox was down for her, but looks like its up and working fine here. maybe her connections blocked by her provider, but mines protected.

RunninMan · 2018-10-23 at 9:06 pm

Thank you for bringing up the mouse toggle app! This was driving me nutso yesterday trying to get Showbox working right on my Firestick!!

Pani Agua · 2018-10-16 at 5:21 pm

Much gratitude, Alice! Tried the Showbox on my Firestick yesterday but could no use it. Check again to find trick and install Mouse Toggle. All work fine now! Thank you!

Ronnie Lamb · 2018-10-09 at 8:29 pm

Is this really good? I want to Download it but I was wondering if it’s really okay to the free tv and movies.

Krawczyk · 2018-10-06 at 9:54 am

This show box is good for free movies on my fire stick with the mouse toggle running to click. Thank you

Vino · 2018-10-05 at 12:21 am

This is just like MovieBox on my iphone. I like this ShowBox for the movies on my Firestick. Thanks.

Nishida · 2018-09-28 at 10:19 pm

ShowBox absolutely rocks! Thank you so much! It feels right at home on my Fire TV box like Movie Box on my iPad!

kris · 2018-09-18 at 5:57 pm

this showbox app almost seems too easy to watch free tv shows and movies online.

RodC · 2018-09-16 at 7:23 am

I was searching for free IPTV service for movies, boxsets and live TV. Your Firestick Show Box app sounds very good.

Brett R Latta · 2018-09-11 at 4:34 pm

I down load on firestick but when I try and open it a pop up comes up that says no internet connection and them
I have to click ok and it take me out of the app ? Help please

    Alice on Fire · 2018-09-11 at 8:34 pm

    Hi Brett,

    Can you tell me which generation of Firestick you are trying to open Showbox on? Did you get the Showbox movies app installed on the Firestick, or is this happening when you try to install the Showbox APK onto the Firestick? Also, did you download the Showbox APK file from the link provided in this article? Some of the Showbox movies app downloads found online are not safe, as they have malware added to them. They are usually available from private Google Drive accounts or similar.

Ron · 2018-09-11 at 3:45 am

BEST. APK. EVAR! Show Box movies on my Firestick is da bomdiddlybom!

Luvia2 · 2018-09-11 at 1:14 am

Install both Show Box and FreeFlix then just spend time enjoying them both until you stop using one of them… best way to tell for yourself. Even my Firestick has plenty of space left for Netflix, Hulu, and Kodi along with several addons with both on there. 🙂

Jonelle · 2018-09-08 at 9:52 am

Can you do a Showbox vs FreeFlix review article? It would help decide without needing to spend so much time.

Margot · 2018-09-04 at 4:37 am

Thank you so much! I got Showbox working on the Fire TV my first try!

Cross · 2018-08-31 at 9:45 pm

Thanks for sharing! This is great way to watch movies than website like 123movies!

Farb45 · 2018-08-30 at 4:20 am

Show Box is running great on my Firestick, but I had no idea you could install Show Box on a PC… This. Changes. Everything!

Dato · 2018-08-29 at 9:58 pm

Thank you! So far Show Box seems so much better than Kodi with all its fussing over different plugs.

Patience · 2018-08-25 at 11:52 pm

Is there any way to download and install ShowBox on my Windows laptop?

    Alice on Fire · 2018-08-27 at 10:38 am

    Hi Patience,

    You can download ShowBox APK and use it with an Android emulator such as BlueStacks in Windows. Thanks for bringing this up. I’ll update the article with that information and give a quick walkthrough to install and use Showbox on a Windows PC with Android emulators.

Patrice · 2018-08-25 at 12:15 am

This Show Box is wonderfully simple and has a lot of good movies to watch!

ashu sharma · 2018-08-23 at 3:10 am

Really thanks showbox app download apk its amazing and working.

linda · 2018-08-21 at 10:45 am

showbox apk did not download for fast. movies show in the app free. thanks!

Kita · 2018-08-19 at 3:37 am

very nice showbox for many movie videos an I love you site helps!

Reginald · 2018-07-13 at 2:32 pm

This Show Box seems a good alternative to Kodi kinda like TV Terrarium. Which is best?

    Alice on Fire · 2018-08-17 at 3:04 pm

    Thanks for commenting, Reginald. The best really is a matter of personal preference for many reasons. You might want to check our regularly updated Best Firestick Apps for Movies and TV Shows article for even more and then try several and figure out which works best for you. Enjoy!

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