[Updated] MovieBox app not working? You aren't alone

Is the MovieBox app not working on your phone? Well, find solace in the fact that you aren’t alone.

We’re seeing a growing number of reports from users who say the app isn’t working for them. Specifically, majority of the complainants say nothing is loading up in the app, while there are also reports of installation related issues.

Take a look at some of the complaints:





One of the complainants even shared a small video showcasing the glitchy behvaior.

You can find more tweets here.

It isn’t yet clear why these problems are happening.

But what’s apparent is that users are facing issues regardless of the source they’ve used for downloading the Movie Box app on their device.

No workaround has come to light as well. This means if the app isn’t working for you, there’s currently no option other than waiting for the issue to be resolved.

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For those who aren’t aware, MovieBox is a free media streaming application that lets users watch their favorite movies and TV shows right from within the app.


The app can be installed on devices running both iOS and Android operating system. Other supported operating systems include Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Coming back to the issue Movie Box users are currently facing, we are keeping an active tab on the matter. Needless to say, we will update the story as and when more information surfaces. So keep checking this space.

Meanwhile, do let us know in case you are facing other issues with the app.

Update (November 29):

MovieBox’s Android counterpart ShowBox is also not working. Head here for complete story.


Update (November 29):

As the MovieBox app/service suffered another major outage, it has come to light that developers may have shut it down this time. More info here.

Update (December 03):

Planning to switch to a MovieBox alternative? Here’s how you can check the alternative for safety.

Update (December 28):

Meet MovieBox Pro, a popular alternative that has gained popularity in wake of MovieBox shutdown.


Update (January 28):

Have you switched to MovieBox Pro yet? If yes, here’s how you can grab MovieBox Pro VIP access for free on your iOS device.


For latest news related to ShowBox and MovieBox apps, head here.

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