Showbox Not Working: How To Fix Showbox Connection Error

Showbox is not an easy app to handle. It may or may not work and there always are issues and errors surrounding it. Here in this article, we look at some of the possible issues in the app, interface while watching the movies and tv shows.

Here is a list of ways to deal with different issues on your Showbox app.

Showbox is not working or updating

  • In most scenarios, this is usually a playback issue, and the quickest way to resolve this would be to uninstall your Google plus updates, uninstalling your twitter may also be necessary.
  • If the device you are using has Android lollipop or above, you will need to open settings bar, go to About Phone, tap a couple of times on build number to unlock the developers options, scroll down until you locate ‘AwesomePlayer’, it may already be enabled, so you may have to disable your device and reboot it. Note that this only works if it is already enabled, if it isn’t then all you have to do is enable it.

Showbox not working/updating on my Android device

If it’s on an Android device, then there are some simple steps to help you get your Showbox up and running. There are basically two solutions for Android, and since the error message is quite common in these devices, both solutions will be explained.

First solution

  • The first and simplest problem when your Showbox is not working may be because your RAM is full, you may need to close some apps that may be still be running in the background. You also have to keep in mind that using your devices for long periods at a time may cause it to overheat, which, in some cases may cause your apps not to work properly.

Second solution

  • If the error messages persist, you may need to update your app to the latest version, first you need to download it to your computer, save it, then transfer it to your Android phone or tablet. Then all you need to do is open the SD card, install the file and run it.


The first and most important step in ensuring you know the movies you want to download is that you should have an anti virus in your laptop or device. After that you can follow the procedure above and have fun at your home or workplace seeing the movies you like to watch.


Show Box is NOT a legitimate software application for watching copyright protected movies. The movie studios will be able to see your IP address and your COMPLETE viewing history! (Do you really want the movie studios knowing the types of videos you like?) You will very likely be sued for copyright infringement. It is not worth the trouble! You can use Best Legal apps (alternatives) like Netflix, Amazon Prime etc.