Showbox as a great app when it comes to watching movies and shows online for free on your iPhone, iPad tablet or iPod. It has big library of movies, easy navigation and a bunch of interesting features that make it the most downloaded app in the world today. If you don’t know what to to, if you bored yourself the downloading and installing Showbox will help to make your life more beautiful and interesting.
However, there is one big problem. Showbox app comes in APK-file (Download APK from here) as it was designed for Android users. Than means you can’t find it in Apple Store nor download it directly to your smartphone and install right away to enjoy free tv shows and movies. Does that mean you can’t download it at all and you have to find other apps that work on iOS? Well, yes and no.
There is option to download Showbox for PC – that is when Bluestacks comes in mind (works for iMac pc as well). Basically it imitates Android OS and Windows users can download and install app on pc emulation Android environment. Same thing you can do for your iPhone or iPad – run the app in emulator whereas you have iOS working on your phone.
Method #1. Installing Showbox for iOS with vShare
- Go to official vShare page, download and install it on your pc.
- Connect your iOS device with your computer.
- Install vShare on your iPhone/iPad/iPod. You need Jailbreak to do it successfully.
- You will need to accept Terms&Conditions while installing the app.
- After installation is complete, look for Showbox app in vShare. When you find it, install it.
- Follow the process of installation. The process is very familiar for smartphone users.
- After you installed Showbox app on your iOS you can search for your favourite TV show and movies which are available in Showbox for iPhone, iPad and iPod.
Method #2. Alternative Showbox installation for iOS
- If the method above didn’t work for your you can use the second one. In this case we’re going to use IPA file of Showbox.
- Download Showbox IPA file right on your smartphone device.
- When it’s done, tap on it and install Showbox on iPhone.
- The Showbox installation on iOS device will take a few seconds to complete.
- When installation is complete you can enjoy thousands of movies in different genres (comedy, blockbuster, thriller etc.) and your favourite and popular tv shows.
Method #3. Using Android emulator
You can also try to use Android emulators to install Showbox app on your smartphone or iPad. But that’s now very efficient and may result in bugs. So we don’t recommend it much as you’re going to take too much risks and even can broke your iPhone, iPad or iPod. Yet, it is up to you to decide.
Alternatives of Showbox for iPhone, iPod and iPad
In case you still want to watch free movies online on your iPhone we recommend to look for Showbox alternatives. We listed them down below.
Kodi. Kodi is one of the best media player available for smartphone users. It is free, multi-platform, open-source media player that is being constantly updated and has many addons that greatly improve the experience. One of this addons is called PVR. With it you can watch and record movies and shows for free! Also you can change settings and app skin in the app.
Popcorn Time. Popcorn Time is well-known application that has been around for some time. It is easy to use and the credibility it has over iOS users is very big right know. It is considered a good alternative for Showbox as it also has a lot of free movies and tv shows to watch and stream. Sometimes UI looks even better in Popcorn Time and some features are unique to this app. We consider it as alternative number 1 for Showbox if you’re running iOS mobile device.
Crackle. Crackle is the last app in this list that we recommend. It lso has thousand of movies and TV shows to chose from, as well as nice US and some interesting features. However it is not as popular as Popcorn Time and you can’t download and watch movies and shows offline. The only available option is to watch them online which requires Internet connection all the time.
Showbox App works with:
- iPhone XS
- iPhone XS MAX
- iPhone XR
- iPhone X
- iPhone 8
- iPhone 8 Plus
- iPhone 7
- iPhone 7 Plus
- iPhone 6s
- iPhone 6s Plus
- iPhone 6
- iPhone 6 Plus
- iPhone SE
- iPhone 5s
- iPhone 5c
- iPhone 5
- iPhone 4s
- iPhone 4