The recent Showbox update suggests their users install Lime Player. Lime Player is the only option for Showbox users to watch content available in the Showbox application. The Lime Player application is available on the Google Play Store, and you can install the application on Android very easily. But to install the application on Firestick and Windows, you have to follow the alternative technique as the app is not available on Windows or Amazon Store. Let us discuss more on installing Lime Player for Firestick and Windows in this post.

What is Lime Player & Showbox

Lime Player is a media streaming application that manages your local media files. It can be used to stream online video content. Showbox is an application that allows users to watch movies and videos for free. A recent update from Showbox allows users to watch videos only through Lime Player. There are two alternatives available which include MX Player & XPlayer, but as of now, only Lime Player is used for watching Showbox movies.

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How to Install Lime Player for Firestick?

The Lime Player application is not available on Amazon Store, and hence, you have to install it as a third-party player. Before installing any third-party application, you have to turn on apps from unknown sources.

Go to Settings tab in Firestick -> My Fire TV -> Developer Options -> Install Unknown Apps -> Turn ON.

Now you can install any app from unknown sources on your Amazon Fire TV Stick. We need a downloader app to sideload apps into Firestick. If you own a Downloader app, then you can open it right away. Else, click here to install the downloader app for Firestick.

1: Open the Downloader app.

2: Enter the URL ““.

How to install Lime Player for Firestick

3: Scroll down and select the Download APK link.

How to install Lime Player for Firestick

4: The download should start automatically. If it doesn’t start, then click on “Click here,” as shown in the below image.

How to install Lime Player for Firestick

5: The application will start downloading.

App getting downloaded

6: Once downloaded, it will automatically move to the installation page. Click Install.

Click Install

7: Click the “Open” button once the installation is completed to open Lime Player on Firestick.

How to install Lime Player for Firestick

Now open the Showbox application and play a video that will play on Lime Player.

Disclaimer: Showbox application might stream copyrighted content, and it has faced legal issues from Movie producers. Streaming copyrighted contents are against the law. Make sure you do not stream any sort of pirated content using Showbox.

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How to Install Lime Player for Windows

Lime Player is not available on the Windows Store, and it doesn’t contain any .exe file as well. Hence, you have to use an Android emulator to install Lime Player on Windows PC.

1: Install Bluestacks emulator on your PC.

2: Open the Bluestacks application and click on the Google Play Store app available on the homepage of Bluestacks.

Open Bluestacks

3: Sign in to Google Play Store using your Gmail account.

Sign into Google Play

4: Search the “Lime Player” application.

5: The resultants apps will appear. Click on the “Lime Player” app.

6: Now click Install. The application will get installed on your Windows using Bluestacks.

To use Lime Player on Windows, you also need a Showbox app on Bluestacks. Install the Showbox application and start using Lime Player on Windows as well. In addition to that, use a VPN service like ExpressVPN or NordVPN to protect your identity.

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If you are a core Showbox fan, then the only option is to install a Lime Player. Showbox might update their software, allowing MX Player and XPlayer as options to watch Showbox videos very soon. Until then, you have to use Lime Player for Showbox to watch movies & videos. Lime Player can be used to watch local media files as well.


What are the video formats supported by Lime Player?

The Lime Player supports almost all video formats such as MP3, MP4, AAC, AVI, WAV, MOV, TS, MPG, FLV, WMV, MKV, M4V, FLAC, 3GP, etc.

Will Showbox work on Firestick?

You can get Showbox on Firestick using third-party downloader apps.

Does Lime Player offer high-quality streaming?

Yes, it offers HD and 4k streaming.

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