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How To Cast Showbox to a Smart TV

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Do you love watching your favorite shows and movies on a bigger screen? Fortunately, you can now do this by casting the Showbox app on your smart TV.

Quick Answer

To cast Showbox to a smart TV, download and install AllCast on your phone. Open Showbox on your mobile, tap the menu icon, select “Settings”, and choose “OTHER PLAYER” next to “Default Player”. Choose a movie to watch, tap “WATCH NOW”, and wait till AllCast looks for any devices nearby. Select your smart TV listed among the available devices.

To make things easy for you, we have compiled a comprehensive guide on how to cast Showbox to smart TV with easy step-by-step instructions.

Casting Showbox to a Smart TV

If you are wondering how to cast Showbox to smart TV, our 3 step-by-step methods will help you accomplish this task without much hassle.

Method #1: Using Chromecast

With these steps, you can easily cast Showbox to your smart TV using Chromecast.

Step #1: Setting Up Chromecast on a TV

To be able to cast Showbox to your smart TV, you first need to set up Chromecast on your TV. To do this, connect your Chromecast device to the HDMI port on your smart TV. Plug the Chromecast device into a power source and switch on your TV.

Press the “INPUT” button on the smart TV’s remote and choose the correct HDMI port from the screen.

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Step #2: Casting Showbox to a Smart TV 

Open the Showbox app on your smartphone and choose the menu icon on the left. Select “Settings”, tap “Default Player”, and choose “VLC” from the list next to it. Head to the “Home” page and select a movie or TV show you wish to watch.

The movie will start playing on the VLC Media Player. Now tap the cast icon at the right corner of the media player screen. Choose your smart TV from the devices appearing on the screen.

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All Done!

Your movie or TV show will successfully start streaming on your smart TV.

Method #2: Using an HDMI Cable 

You can also cast Showbox on your smart TV by connecting your laptop to the television using an HDMI cable.

  1. Take an HDMI cable and connect its one end to the HDMI port on your laptop.
  2. Connect the other end of the cable to the HDMI port at the back of your smart TV.
  3. Press the “INPUT” button on the remote and choose “HDMI 1” from the TV screen.
  4. You can now see the PC screen is displayed on your TV.
  5. Download and open the Showbox APK file on your laptop and select your favorite show.
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Quick Tip

Press the Win + P keys on your PC and choose “Second screen only” to view the full laptop screen on your smart TV.

Method #3: Using Third-Party Screen Casting Apps

You can also cast Showbox to your smart TV using third-party screen-casting apps. We have taken the example of AllCast in this case.

  1. Download and install AllCast on your phone and open Showbox.
  2. Tap the menu icon on the screen. 
  3. Tap “Settings” and select “OTHER PLAYER” from the drop-down menu next to “Default Player”.
  4. Go back to the main screen on the app and choose a movie to watch.
  5. Tap “WATCH NOW” and wait until AllCast looks for any devices nearby.
  6. Select your TV from the available devices to cast your mobile screen to your smart TV.
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Installing the Showbox App on a Smart TV

You can easily download the Showbox app on your smart TV using these steps and watch all your favorite shows.

  1. Download the Showbox APK file on your PC and transfer the downloaded file to a USB flash drive.
  2. Turn on your smart TV, and locate the “Apps” section on the “Home” screen.
  3. Choose “Settings” and go to “Security”.
  4. Find the “Unknown sources” tab and choose the “Allow” option. 
  5. Connect the USB flash drive containing the Showbox APK file to your smart TV and open it using any File Explorer app.
  6. Wait until the Showbox app is installed on your TV for a few seconds. 
Quick Note

Allowing unknown sources on your smart TV will enable your television to install apps even from unknown and unrecognized sources.

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All Done!

Find the Showbox app in your smart TV’s “My Apps” section and launch it to watch all your favorite shows.

Summary

This guide discusses how to cast Showbox to your smart TV using different casting methods. We’ve also discussed installing Showbox app on your smart TV to enjoy the content without the need to cast the app from your smartphone or PC. 

We hope one of these methods has worked for you, and you can now cast Showbox to your TV and enjoy shows and movies you love on your smart TV without any trouble. 

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