A unique feature of Showbox app is it lets you stream movies directly on your Televisions. There are a few steps that are required to be followed. Earlier version of Showbox makes use of MX player to connect Showbox via Chromecast to the TV. However, you can use AllCast to stream Showbox videos on Chromecast.
How to Stream Showbox on Chromecast to Watch Movies on TV
Follow the steps stated below to make use of Chromecast:
- First and foremost step is to download AllCast as stated above too.
- Next, you need to change the player options to “Other Player.”
- Click on the option “Watch Now.”
- From the options you will now get, choose open with “Chromecast.”
- Now, simply select your Chromecast player.
With following the simple steps you can easily connect the Showbox app to your Chromecast.
Chromecast on Old Version of Showbox
The older versions of Showbox download require MX player for streaming videos. However, MX player does not support Chromecast; hence you need to uninstall the player in order to be able to stream movies and shows on your Chromecast. Since MX player doesn’t work in sync with Chromecast, you need help of third part apps as streaming right movies is as important as choosing right music. For that, you need to download GrowBox and Chromecst.
Here is how you need to proceed:
- First of all, got to settings and uninstall MX player.
- Next what you need to do is allow unknown sources. Go to settings, followed by Security, followed by Turn on ‘Unknown sources.’
- You now need to download GrowBox.
- Next you need AllCast. Download and install the same with the help of play store.
- Now, you need to choose the Movie or Show you wish to play and uncheck the option which says “Use internal player”, once done, press watch now and open the video with AllCast.
- Showbox will now begin searching for players. You are supposed to choose your Chromecast so that the video can play on your TV’s.
Having followed the above steps correctly, the video will now stream on your TV!
This was all about the application and how to make Showbox work on Chromecast so that you can enjoy videos of your favourite movies and TV shows on your TV! Showbox is an amazing application to let you watch movies and hence it is rated first on all lists of apps to watch movies and shows for free! Happy streaming!