Is it possible to cast Showbox on our television sets? Showbox is an amazing app and it will be more amazing if we can run it on our TVs. So today, you will learn how Showbox can be cast on wider screens that will make watching more enjoyable. Also included here are some of the solutions to the errors you might encounter while casting Showbox.
Most of us watch movies and TV shows to entertain ourselves and relieve from the stress or tiredness. Since it is not possible and practical to purchase a subscription to every media streaming website or to watch every movie in the movie theater, we find alternatives to it. Some of us use a video downloader such as Snaptube to download videos on our smartphones and view it offline. Others are using online media streaming platform to watch latest and newly released shows and movies like Showbox.
While we found those alternatives to avoid spending much on viewing, we still find it best to watch the shows on a bigger screen. That is why Showbox made it possible to cast videos on our TVs.
What is a Showbox
I know most of us know what is Showbox and how this app upgrades our love for watching. For some who do not have an idea, Showbox is a media streaming platform that is available on our smartphones.
Technically, Showbox is an Android app that you cannot download from Google Play Store because of its capability to stream pirated shows and movies. It offers a PC version through the use of any Android emulator (and of course the Showbox APK. The fact that we watch to relax, we can enjoy more of our favorite TV shows and movies while sitting or lying on a couch. Bottom line, what makes it possible is to cast the shows from Showbox to our TVs.
Well, this is it – a free guide which you can follow to cast Showbox on your TVs. It will require you some pre-requisites and an internet connection. So better check first if your internet works well and if not, try to reset your router. If ever you have forgotten your password after resetting, don’t worry, it is easy to find a router’s login details.
Some pre-requisites include:
#1. You should have a Chromecast. Chromecast is a small device which includes a USB that you can plug on your TV’s HDMI port. It allows you to access contents from video apps and websites like Youtube, Netflix, Mobdro and Showbox. It actually uses your smartphones or computer as a remote control in navigating its settings and everything.
#2. Your television set should support Chromecast. If your TV does not support or does not have any HDMI port, you are not able to cast Showbox or any TV shows and movies to it.
#3. Your Chromecast should be working and successfully connected to your television set. This means, Chromecast should be compatible on your TV’s model and version.
These are the pre-requisites you need to have in order to watch Showbox on your TVs. Now, let’s learn how to do it in just simple steps below.
How to Cast Showbox on TV
I suggest you to read and follow the steps carefully in casting Showbox so you won’t face any issue on doing this. Let’s begin.
Step 1. First and foremost, you need to download and install Localcast (casting app) that you can get from Google Play Store. You can just use your smartphones on downloading.
Step 2. Afterwards, launch Showbox app and go to its menu by clicking on the top right left of your screen.
Step 3. Here, click on ‘Settings‘ to enter the settings page of Showbox.
Step 4. In the settings, change the ‘Default player‘ field to ‘Other player‘ from the drop-down box.
Step 5. Now, go back to the home page of Showbox and play any shows/movies you wish. You will be asked to choose a media player. Select Localcast from the list of players available.
Step 6. You should now see your Chromecast on the list of devices in your smartphone. Select Chromecast to start casting Showbox.
That’s it! If you follow all the steps, you can easily cast Showbox on your television set and enjoy watching from thousands of selections to stream.
Solve Common Errors While Casting Showbox
If you are facing issues while casting your Showbox, there must be a technical or human error. Some of the most common errors are:
#1. Can’t run Chromecast on TV.
First, you should check if the USB cable for Chromecast is connected properly on your TV. If not, try to fix it by unplugging and plugging again. If this does not work, there may be a problem with your Chromecast device or with your TV’s HDMI port.
Another thing is that, you should ensure that your TV supports Chromecast or any casting device. Know your TV’s specs as well as the system requirements for Chromecast to run on your device.
#2. Connection failed between Chromecast and smartphone/PC.
This may occur when your devices are not connected to the internet. Check if your devices (Chromecast and smartphone/PC) are both connected to the same WiFi network to establish a connection.
#3. Local Host (casting app) is not working properly.
If you downloaded Localhost or any casting app, be sure that Chromecast supports it. The other reason why your casting app may not be working is that you are using an older version. You should check if there is a new version of Localhost or the casting device you have downloaded, and update it to the latest version.
These are some of the prominent reasons which might result in failure of casting Showbox on your TV.
Showbox on our TV can be an amazing experience. Watching will now be more fun and exciting because we are able stream movies and TV shows on wider screen and choose from a wide selections and categories that are provided by Showbox.
To cast Showbox on our TVs is fairly easy. You will not go through a complicated process as long as you have prepared and checked all the pre-requisites listed above. And, do not forget to follow the steps carefully. The steps involved are quite simple to understand and execute.
If you know of any better method to cast Showbox, then please let us know about it in the comments section below. Or, if you have questions and face difficulties while doing the process, do not hesitate to drop them down. We are here to help you out.