Have you decided to uninstall Showbox on your device but still don’t know how to do it? Did it ruin your smartphone or you just don’t like its features? Here, I am going to share with you the easy ways on how you can uninstall the Showbox app on your smartphones and computers. You can also use these steps to uninstall any other app on your device.
Many of the smartphone users today are downloading an app even if they don’t know what really it is. Or, they just don’t liked the features of that particular application – like Showbox. I am not saying that Showbox is not a good app. But maybe for some, it doesn’t match their taste when it comes to media entertainment tool.
Actually, Showbox is one of the best media streaming applications which one can use to stream any video/movie/TV show. However, some of the reputable security websites have listed Showbox as one of the malicious applications. They found out that Showbox can interfere with your internet browser and redirect you to sponsored web pages and can also alter with other applications which are available on your device.
Thus, it is advised to avoid using Showbox due to security and privacy issues. If you already have Showbox installed on your device, then there are specific methods which you can use to uninstall Showbox from your device. The method is different for almost every operating system. So, check the following methods to uninstall Showbox from your particular device.
Ways on How to Uninstall Showbox
As what is stated earlier, uninstalling Showbox is different depending on the operating system you are using. So, we will try to discuss each method on every OS including Android and Windows.
#1. Uninstall from Android Devices
There are three ways on how you can uninstall Showbox on Android devices. Since Android runs on many different smartphone’s brands and models, the first and second method of uninstalling may also be slightly different. But it is much the same in such a way that:
First method: You just need to press and hold the application and move it in the trash bin that appeared on your screen. That trash bin indicates that the app will be uninstalled from the device once you drop it there.
Second method: Open the app drawer on your device. On the App Search bar, there are three dots that aligned vertically. Click that dots and it will allow you to edit and sort the arrangement of the apps on the drawer. Click the “minus sign” on the corner of the Showbox icon to uninstall.
Step 1. Go to your device Settings and click “Apps.”
Step 2. Find Showbox on the list of the apps installed on your device and click on it.
Step 3. Once the information about Showbox displayed on your screen, click the “Uninstall” button.
Step 4. The last step that you need to do is to click OK. Once you hit that, you already deleted Showbox on your device, so make sure that you really wanted to uninstall it. Otherwise, you have to download Showbox again.
#2. Uninstall from Windows PC
Since you used an Android emulator on your PC to install Showbox, you also have to use it to uninstall Showbox. Let’s say you used Bluestacks as the emulator:
Step 1. Open or launch Bluestacks on your Windows PC. You can see the list of the installed apps.
Step 2. Click the three dots on the upper left corner of the Bluestacks window and select “Delete Apps.”
Step 3. Click the “X” button that appeared on the corner of the Showbox icon.
Step 4. Click the “OK” button to uninstall Showbox.
#3 Uninstall using Malware bytes.
Step 1. If you do not have the software, download and install Malware bytes Anti-Malware software in your device.
Step 2. Launch Malware bytes Anti-Malware software once it has finished installing.
Step 3. If you already have this software, make sure that it has been updated. To ensure it is updated click “Update Now” from the Dashboard.
Step 4. Click on the large “Scan Now” button on the dashboard to perform a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware software of your device.
Step 5. Once the scan is completed, click on the Remove Selected option and then, select Showbox from the list and then, click the Finish button or restart your computer depending on the situation.
You can also use other similar software such as CCleaner, HitmanPro, etc. The method might vary a bit but the structure remains the same.
These were some of the easiest methods on how to uninstall Showbox from your device and get rid of any threat. We’re not sure if you can install Showbox on iOS devices that’s why we did not include uninstalling from iPhone/iPad and Apple computers.
If you know any other way of uninstalling Showbox, please let us know in the comment section below. You can also leave your questions and queries regarding Showbox app and we’ll be glad to help you as much as we can.