Showbox is the most popular Android app to watch movies, TV shows, serials with great quality. Android users can directly download the Showbox apk file and install on their phone. But, watching movies on the PC gives a better viewing experience because of the large screen. People can also install Showbox on their PC using Android emulators or Arc welder. Showbox has some outstanding features. A few of them are listed below.
Features of Showbox
- Showbox app is completely free of cost.
- Showbox has an excellent library of movies, TV shows, popular serials and much more, all arranged in precise categories. Users can get maximum entertainment by using this app.
- Showbox Apk file is small in size so that it consumes less space.
- Showbox app enables the user to download movies or videos for offline watching.
- Users can select the resolution of video they are watching and can choose the preferred media players according to their wishes.
Fix Showbox Captcha Not Working Error
Even though Showbox has these incredible features, users might experience some problems as well. A most common problem is people getting Showbox captcha not working error. While logging into the Showbox app, the app asks the user to verify a captcha. Captcha is used to distinguish human from machine input. After login, whenever a user tries to play a movie, the app again asks to verify a captcha. App developers have done this to avoid spams.
But it irritates when the user needs to keep on verifying the captcha. Moreover, sometimes Showbox shows ‘captcha not working’ error while the user is eager to watch their favorite shows or movies.
There is a way to fix this ‘captcha not working’ error. To overcome this problem, the user needs to skip entering the captcha.
Note: Before trying this method, please update Showbox to the latest version. Otherwise, you may get an error message because of the outdated version.
How to skip entering captcha
Users must sign up to VK.com (VK is Russian based social media and social networking service like Facebook, Twitter) to avoid entering captcha on the Showbox app.
- Step 1: Create an account on VK.com by entering basic details like first name, last name, DOB and gender.
- Step 2: After entering the details, click on ‘sign-up’. Now enter your phone number and set a password.
- Step3: Verify your account by entering the activation code sent to your phone.
- Step 4: Now open Showbox app and choose ‘sign up in VK.com’. Log in with your VK.com account.
This is how you can use Showbox by logging in with the VK.com account. In this method, Showbox never asks to verify captcha.
Other Showbox Issues
Along with this captcha problem there are few more problems users may get while using Showbox. Let’s look into a few more issues with Showbox and how to solve these issues.
1. Sometimes Showbox users may come across ‘server not available‘ or ‘video not available’ error s. To resolve these errors, clear cache and app data.
Go to Settings -> Apps ->Showbox -> Clear cache and app data. This will resolve server not available/ video not available errors.
2. ‘Showbox not working’ error is also common. This may be due to insufficient memory in your Smartphone. You can free some memory space and restart the app to solve this error. And update Showbox to the latest version available.
3. While watching movies in Showbox you may notice missing subtitles for some movies. If you want to watch with subtitles, then download subtitles file to your phone. Next, go to settings in the Showbox app, click on subtitles and load subtitles. Now you can watch movies with subtitles.
4. Users may also get ‘unfortunately Showbox has stopped’ error. This error indicates your Showbox app is crashed. Therefore you need to update to the latest version of the app and clear ‘ cache and app data’.
These are all small issues that can be resolved easily as mentioned above. And the Slightly critical problem of ‘Showbox asking for captcha’ also can be fixed 100% using the above-mentioned method. Despite these issues Showbox app has become very popular worldwide. People enjoy their quality time by watching popular movies, TV shows, etc. with their family and friends using Showbox.