In March, we showed you how to install Movie Box—the popular free movie streaming app for iOS—without jailbreaking. Unfortunately, quite a few people have run into problems with the installation process, so we decided to put together a list of some alternatives. If you couldn’t find a solution to your problem in the comment section, give these apps a try instead.PlayBox
PlayBox is a great movie-streaming app and probably the best alternative to Movie Box. The only caveat is that its installation process is a bit wonky—it requires a specific username and password on the first run, and occasionally the account gets disabled. But once you’ve got it installed, [...]
If you’re looking for a free movie-streaming app to use on your non-jailbroken iOS device, you’ll love PlayBox. It offers a wide selection of popular movies right at your fingertips, and you don’t need a jailbreak to install it. It’s also a great alternative to Movie Box, for those of you who have been running into problems with it.
To install PlayBox on your iOS device, follow the instructions below:
1) Visit this link on your iOS device.
2) Tap the “PlayBox HD Download” link, then tap “Install.”
3) Important: When the app finishes installing, open it and sign in using the following [...]
Show Box is a free movie streaming app available for Android devices. It’s quite similar to Movie Box, the popular iOS app. Show Box is not on Google Play, so the installation is a bit different from that of a typical app—but if you follow this tutorial, you’ll have more movies and TV shows than you know what to do with in about five minutes.Go to Settings -> Security and turn on Unknown Sources. This will allow you to install apps that don’t come from the Google Play marketplace. From your Android device, click here to download the Show Box APK file. Open the file and tap Install to install the app.
That’s all there is to it!
If you have [...]
After installing Movie Box on a non-jailbroken device, many people have noticed that the app doesn’t seem to work with AirPlay. While it’s unclear why exactly that is, we’ve determined a quick and easy fix to make sure you can enjoy Movie Box on your Apple TV.
Don’t use the AirPlay button in the app. Instead, do the following:Slide up from the bottom to open the Control Center. Tap AirPlay. Select your Apple TV. Turn on Mirroring.
This will mirror the entire display of your iPhone/iPad to your Apple TV, so even if the AirPlay button in the app doesn’t work, this will. Just start a movie, switch to full-screen mode, [...]