How to fix “Unfortunately Showbox has stopped” error on Android

The popular Showbox app is developed by the Russian developers, the app contain thousands of pirated movies including latest movies that are still being played in the world wide cinemas. The app has been banned multiple times but still it is available for Android. So if you have already installed Showbox on your Android smartphone and facing the app crashing issue on your device with a sudden annoying message “Unfortunately Showbox has stopped” pops up. So there you’ll try to fix this error as soon as possible because it comes with the latest pirated movies and your favorite TV shows that you are watching on this app.

In this quick fix guide we will help all those players of Showbox game, who are facing the “Unfortunately Showbox has stopped” error on their Android devices. There can be multiple reasons which lead to the sudden crashing or freezing of app with the annoying message.

We have faced this error multiple times and finally got a solution for it. Once you start getting this stubborn error on your device you won’t be able to use Showbox properly and it will pop up each time you open the game app. So in order to get rid of this annoying situation, we have decided to write this quick solution(that worked for us) for all those who want to fix the Showbox crashing issue on their devices. Here is what we have done to fix the Unfortunately Showbox has stopped issue on our device.

How to fix Unfortunately Showbox has stopped error on Android

The quick methods to fix Showbox issues involve clearing the application’s cache, data and re-installing the app. Let’s start with the first one and see if it works for you, the same way it worked for us.

1. Clear Cache to fix Unfortunately Showbox has stopped

  • Open the Settings app on your device.
  • From the list of Settings > Tap on ‘Apps’ and locate the Showbox
  • Tap on Showbox and then tap on “Storage”
  • In the storage section, tap Clear Cache and Clear Data.

Reboot your device once done with it. Now open Showbox from App drawer and see if the problem is fixed. If it is still there, just re-install the update by following the process below.

2. Fix Unfortunately Showbox has stopped by re-installing the app

  • Open Google Play Store and search for Showbox app.
  • Now tap Uninstall to make it eligible for re-installing the app.
  • Once the app has uninstalled, now click on the install button to install the app again.

If the above mentioned quick fixes did not fix the issue, then you may need to detect additional issues which are not letting the app to work. Here a few possible reasons.

3. Make sure Your device is running on the latest firmware

  1. Try to update your device on latest firmware, sometime the older firmware is not compatible with the latest version of Showbox app. You can see the compatibility of Showbox in the App details section on Google Play.
  2. If you are running a custom ROM then switch to the stock firmware, because custom ROMs cannot be 100% stable like manufacturer’s stock firmware.

Despite following our all suggestions if the app still doesn’t work for you, just drop an email to Showbox Team to ask if they can work on providing support for your device or the version of OS You are running on your device.


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