We all love watching TV. Television shows and movies have always been there for us when we need them. When you are sad, when you are lazy or when you just want to enjoy a peaceful holiday inside your home. Your TV and TV shows have always been their to keep you company.
But, today in our all busy and hectic day to day schedule, we fairly get a chance to sit back, relax and watch our favorite TV shows and movies without having to complain or worry about the time constrain we are chained with. Thus, it is just nearly impossible to switch on our Television and enjoy watching it like we used to once upon a time. And, obviously we cannot do without watching our favorite TV shows also. So what do we do ? We bring in REDBOX TV into our life.
WHAT IS REDBOX TV ?
Redbox TV without any doubt is one of the best application you will come across today. You want to watch and enjoy your favorite TV channels wherever you go and when ever you want ? Then RedBox TV is just the app you had been looking for.
The Redbox TV app lets you watch and enjoy over a 1000+ channels from across 15 different countries like India, Malaysia, Germany and much more. And trust me 1000+ channels are a whole lot channels to dive into. With those many channels from so many countries you will just never feel bored. It is certain that Redbox TV app.
In short, it is basically your mini TV with a much larger collection of TV channels then your normal TV and Cable or DTH connection. And most importantly you get all this without having to pay a single cent. Yes, all of this is absolutely for “FREE”.
How to download and install Redbox TV on Android ?
Alright, now that we know about “ What REDBOX TV is and what it can do for us “, let us jump into the section where I guide you through the basic and simple steps to download, install and run the application on your android device.
But, before that let us just quickly skim over the few requisite you need before you go on downloading and installing the app.
- Platform: Android OS
- Android Version: Android 4.0 and above
- Minimum Storage space: 33.1 MB
- Recommended RAM: 2 GB
Thus, since we have checked mark the pre-requisite now lets get started with the downloading and installation process.
- First, download the REDBOX TV app from here
- Once, you have downloaded the file. Then you need to go on to your mobile settings and under the General or System sections select the Security option and switch on the tab for Unknown sources.
NOTE : The reason we do this is because generally your android device will not allow any kind of apps from unknown sources to get installed. Thus, we need to change the permission option while installing the RedboxTV app as it is not yet listed in Google Play store. This is the very reason the services are free as the app is not listed in Google’s Play store.
- Now, since that is done the rest is all simple and easy. You will need to click on the APK file and let the installation automatically take place.
- Once, all that is done. All you need to do is run the Redbox TV app and enjoy.
How to download and install Redbox TV on Windows and Mac PC?
Since, this app is primarily an android application, there are no Windows or Mac version available for this app. You need to first download and install an android emulator application before you can run the Redbox TV app on your PC or laptop running on Windows or Mac Operating Systems. Thus, you need to be first walked through the guide manual on how to download and install the Android emulator app and then we can simply carry on with the later part of installing and running the app on your PC.
In this guide we will be using the NOX emulator app. There are a number of other emulator apps available from which you can select like Bluestack, Droid 4X, Genymotion and others.
- You need to first download the NOX emulator application on to your PC.
- For the second step, you will need to install the downloaded exe file. It is a self explanatory process so you wont have any trouble with that.
- Once, you are done with installing the NOX app, you then need to sign-in into your Gmail account. You will not be able to use it if you are not signed in. Thus, we recommend you to create a goggle account if you do not have one.
- Then, once you have logged in, the app is pretty much like your everyday android device. You need to then download the REDBOX TV app and simply drag the file and drop it into the NOX window.
- After that the app will automatically install itself and then all you need to do is simply open the app and enjoy streaming live channels.
Redbox TV For Android TV BOX
Having the Redbox TV app on your Android TV can let you enjoy live tv on the bigger screen of your Android TV. Downloading and installing the app on Android TV is easy and similar to installing the application on an Android device.
In the market many company’s Android TV Box available like WeTek Play 2, FireTV, Xiaomi Mi Box, Nvidia Shield, Matricom G-Box Q² etc. These are some of the best Android BOX you can purchase from the market for the best experience. If you are already having an Android Box or planning to purchase then you can easily install the amazing Redbox TV on Android TV BOX without rooting the device, because the app is itself an Android application.
First, you need to allow unknown sources
Allowing unknown source to your Android TV is compulsory, without doing this you can not install the app. So make sure your Android Box is on for the Unknow sources.
You can do this by making some changes to the device setting. go to the main setting and select “Security & Restrictions” and there under the security setting, you can find the option to turn on the Unknow sources.
if you are unable to see any option called “Security & Restrictions”, then find the option named “preference” and tap on the more setting. Then select the security options where you can allow unknown source.
Downloading Redbox TV APK On Android Box
To download the Redbox TV apk latest version simply open your Android box browser. You can find the browser in the App section. In the browser copy and paste this link to start download automatically.
In some of the device instead of automatically download, a new tab open with a link. so you can long press to the link with the help of the device remote and wait till it shows some options. From the given option you have to select the “Open” option.
Installing The Redbox TV On Android Box
Now it is time to install the app on the Android TV box after downloading.
So go the file manager of the device. If in case you are unable to see the file manager on the home screen, you can go to the app section to find.
Once the file manager is opened, go to the local drive and search for the download folder and open downloaded Redbox TV APK file.
As you will tap on the Apk file it will show you a window with the option to install. Just select the option install and within a few seconds, it will be completely installed to the device.
After finishing installation process, you can find and open the application from the App section. When you open the Redbox TV on Android Tv Box for the first time it will ask to accept Disclaimers etc. so simply accept all and you are done.
REDBOX TV FEATURES
Lastly, now let us look at some of the key features this awesome app has to offer.
SUPPORTS A NUMBER OF EXTERNAL PLAYERS
This app is well compatible and supports a number of popular players like MX Player, Web Player and 321 Player. Thus, you will have no trouble playing your desired content without much trouble. Moreover, the app comes with its very own XYZ player which is developed by the very same Redbox TV team.
VERY EASY TO USE
The interface of the app has been made very well with different categories divided separately by different genres. Thus, making it easier for you to find your desired content without much trouble.
This by far is the most important feature of them all. The fact that their service is free is enough a reason to try out this app. The app is very light weighted and at the same time responsive.
Well it is not always that you will come across all running streams. There are times when some or the other stream might be broken or down due to some reason. You can then simply report the issue with the built in reporting feature and get it solved as quickly as possible.