Chromecast is one of the must-have gadgets in your home. With the device, you can cast or mirror any media file from your smartphone or PC to your TV easily. Casting videos from a smartphone to a TV gives you a bigger screen to watch. Nowadays, most of the streaming apps like Netflix, Amazon Prime has a built-in Cast icon to cast the video to the TV. But the streaming apps are not available on the Play Store and App Store. Unofficial streaming apps like ShowBox can be installed on the smartphone and can be cast to Chromecast connected TVs.

The ShowBox app can only be installed on Android devices and Android-based devices. Unlike other streaming apps, ShowBox doesn’t have the built-in Cast icon. You need to screen mirror your Android smartphone to the Chromecast in order to cast the ShowBox app. Follow the below steps to Chromecast ShowBox.

Procedure to Chromecast ShowBox

Connect your Android smartphone to the same WiFi network as your Chromecast.

(1) Open any web browser on your Android smartphone and go to the ShowBox apk download link. If you already have the ShowBox app, go to step 7.

(2) It will ask for a warning. Click the OK button to proceed further.

Chromecast ShowBox

(3) The ShowBox apk file will start to download.

Chromecast ShowBox

(4) When the download is completed, click the Open button to install the app.

Open button

(5) On the Installation screen, select the Install button

Install button

(6) Now, click the Open button.

Open button

(7) After the app is launched, swipe down to open the Notification Centre. Tap on the Cast icon.

Chromecast ShowBox

(8) Now, the smartphone will search for a nearby casting device. When the Chromecast is detected, tap on it.

Chromecast ShowBox

(9) Then, play any video from the ShowBox app. It will appear on your Chromecast. For better resolution, stream the video in landscape mode.


While using the ShowBox app, use any of the VPNs on your smartphone. The video contents available in the ShowBox are derived from pirated sites. Accessing pirated sites is illegal in many countries. To protect your private information from these pirated sites, we advise you to use VPNs. Install any of one the VPNs like NordVPN, Hotspot Shield VPN, and TunnelBear VPN.

Install the ShowBox app on your smartphone and get to watch all the latest movies & series for free. Use the Screen Mirroring feature on your Android smartphone to cast the ShowBox app to your Chromecast connected TVs. Don’t forget to use the VPN while streaming video on content on the ShowBox app. If you want to know anything about Chromecast or ShowBox app, tell us in the comments below.

Related: How to Install ShowBox on Firestick.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Can you put ShowBox on Chromecast?

You can use the Screen Mirroring option on your smartphone to watch ShowBox on Chromecast.

2. Why is ShowBox not casting on my TV?

ShowBox doesn’t have a built-in Cast icon. You need to screen mirror your Android smartphone or tablet to cast the app to your TV.