What is PlayBox HD? It is basically a great video streaming app that lets you download movies and watch them on your smartphone or tablet. What’s special about this app in particular? It has a number of great features that can really improve the cinema watching experience for you. It is designed to suit small display screens. A number of other amazing points are:
- It is free to download
- It runs on Android, iOS, Mac and Windows
- It supports movie downloads directly from the app
- It supports video or picture sharing over wi-fi
- It gives you updates about latest films, reviews, trailers and more
- It supports HD quality watching, which is so difficult on small display screens
- Supports subtitles in a number of languages
- It has a Kids Mode
- It supports Apple TV, Chromecast and a number of other HDMI devices
b is thus truly the dream come true for movie buffs and couch tomatoes. You can stream video from any number of sources, such as Netflix, YouTube, Vevo, now TV etc.
Recently, PlayBox HD ran into some problems with the Google Play Store by violating some of their rules and regulations. However, the app is still compatible with the Android ecosystem and can be downloaded from a number of sources,
How to download PlayBox on Android phone?
Here’s a step by step guide as to how to download PlayBox on an Android smartphone.
Step 1: Turn on the Unknown Sources option in your Android phone
First of all, we have to ensure that your smartphone is ready to install the app. So you go to Settings> Security> Unknown Sources. Tap on the option to turn it on or just drag the sliding panel beside it to switch on Unknown sources.
Step 2: Download PlayBox apk.
PlayBox apk is a .apk file that will provide the ecosystem for your PlayBox app to run. Go to the following link to download the .apk file. Then go to the .apk location on your phone. Tap on the file. You will see the installation dialogue box. Click on the install option and wait as the file installs. It will take a little time, as the file is around 12MB in size.
Step 3: Cancel any useless notifications
Once you Open the installed apps, you might get update requests, personal information requests and so on. Thankfully, they will all have a cancel option, so keep cancelling till you see the app homepage.
Step 4: Enjoy!
Your PlayBox app is properly downloaded. Enjoy streaming movies, videos and so much more.
Important: App confirmation
As per recent user report, the PlayBox app cannot be opened without providing your e-mail i.d. Without that, only the trailers of films seem to be opening. If you face such a problem, where the app asks for your mail i.d., don’t hesitate to type it in. The mail address is nothing but the Unique User Identifier (UUID) which the developers use to access your app in order to update it. Or you can simply make up an e-mail i.d. and contact the PlayBox. Your account will get activated within 24 hours.
How to download PlayBox on iOS?
You can’t use the above method on iOS, because this OS doesn’t support the .apk file. Alternatively, you can follow these steps:
Step 1: Log out of your iTunes account
PlayBox will not download if your iTunes account is open. So shut it off before downloading the PlayBox app.
Step 2: Download PlayBox HD app
Open the browser from your phone and type in the following link: Download PlayBox HD for iOS. Once you click on the link, you will see two options, either direct Install or Scan QR code on your phone to install. Clicking on either option will install the app for you.
Step 3: Check the pop up option
Once you click on either option, a pop-up will appear. It will ask to install the app on to your phone. All you have to do is tap on Install.
Once installation is complete, you have to activate the app by sending the developers a mail. Once they confirm your mail i.d, you account will be activated.
Alternative Method: Use vShare app
If the above method proves inadequate, you can also download PlayBox using the vShare app. It is a free app that lets you download a number of other iOS apps for free. Go to the official vShare site to download the app. Here is a link for the site: http://www.vshare.com/
Step 1: Start vShare installation
To install vShare on to your phone, you will be shown the trust pop-up. You have to tap on Trust for the installation to begin.
Step 2: Install PlayBox using vShare
Once vShare is downloaded, you can type PlayBox in the vShare homepage search panel. vShare will find the app for you. You just have to click on the download button for the app to automatically download.
Step 3: Install PlayBox
Your iPhone settings will show you the Install dialogue box. Tap on Install and let the process begin.
Once installation is complete, you will be able to stream any number of videos you want. Just go to the app homepage and check the several options available. The PlayBox app streams your videos in HD depending on your display It is smooth, easy to use, and real fun to stream and play.