Showbox is an Android application which allows you to stream free movies and videos. This application contains the latest collection of movies and TV shows. As Showbox is streaming free contents, it falls under copyright category and hence, this app is not available on official stores. The Showbox application has been banned from all app stores but still, the APK file is available online to download for free. If you wish to cast Showbox to TV, then you can use a Chromecast device. Let us discuss more on how to Chromecast Showbox to TV in this post.
Disclaimer: Showbox allows you to watch free movies which are completely illegal. Watching movies for free using third-party apps is illegal. We do not encourage our users to watch pirated movies. This post is purely to understand how the application works on Chromecast.
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Follow the steps below to Chromecast Showbox to the TV:
Note: Showbox app is not compatible with Chromecast and hence you have to use players which supports Chromecast. There are apps like Local Cast, All Cast that supports Chromecast and streams media as well. We are going to use the VLC media player in this post to cast videos to the TV using the Chromecast device.
1: Open Showbox application.
2: Tap on the menu icon which is located on the top left corner.
3: Click on the “Settings” button on the bottom of the menu.
4: In the “Settings” page, click on “Default Player” and choose “VLC“.
5: Now go back to the homepage of the Showbox app.
6: Click on the video which you want on the TV.
7: The video will start streaming on VLC Media Player.
8: You will find the “Cast” icon on the top right corner of the player.
9: Click on the cast icon and connect to the Chromecast device.
(The icon appears only if the Chromecast and the Android app is connected to the same WiFi network).
The video will now play on your TV.
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By following the above steps, you can Chromecast Showbox to your TV. We have used VLC media player to cast the videos, but you can also use other casting video players like Local Cast, AllCast and other apps as well. By casting the Showbox app to your TV, you can watch your favourite movies on the big screen.
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