Popcorn Time application has been improved by its developer a lot and take it or not, it is one of the best movie watching application. The app comes without any pricing and it is the best alternative to MovieBox, which is another app in this niche. A myth is going over the iOS user’s community that this application can work only on jailbreaked devices.
Well, this is not correct. You can install Popcorn Time on iOS without a jailbreak anymore and that’s the guide I am going to share here. You are going to learn the process and also going to execute it because you are already interested in having this app ready and to be used.
The process is simple, but you need to take few necessary steps. By necessary steps, I mean the one which are going to protect your privacy while you are busy watching movies and TV shows right within this application. Because this app isn’t available officially at the iOS App Store, then it clearly means that there is something wrong with it.
Technically it works fine but when it comes to privacy there are few standards which are not followed by the app and that’s the reason why it has not been officially available at the App Store. In order to keep yourself protected, I recommend you to use a VPN app installed and active while you are using this Popcorn Time app.
The VPN will make sure that the connection between your device and the application’s server is secure and also anonymous. It clearly means that no person will be going to take over your privacy related data.
Another tip for using this app is that if you find a particular show or TV series or movie inside it, then those are the only one available. Don’t try to fall in the trap of any guide over the internet that is committing to unlock new content for you. You are already having hundreds of media content to watch for free.
Process to Install Popcorn Time on iOS without a Jailbreak
Finally, here is the process and following are the steps you need to go through.
- iTunes is the application you want to install first. Yes, right on your computer. You can download it for free from here. It is available for Mac and Windows platform.
- After the app is downloaded and installed (its installation process is simple), start it.
- Download the Popcorn Time installer package for iOS from here. Keep the file on your computer itself.
- Using the USB cable that arrived with your iPhone or iPad, connect the device with the computer or Mac.
- Double click on the installer of Popcorn Time and start going through on screen instructions. If you find any security warnings, then move ahead by ignoring them.
- After connecting, click on ‘Trust’, then turn on Flight Mode, and finally wait for the installation to get over on its own.
Finally, after the process is over, you will see an app launcher icon of Popcorn Time right on your iPhone or iPad app launcher. I hope the process was simple and it worked in your case too.
About Popcorn Time app
Popcorn Time is the closest app to Netflix but for those who don’t want to pay for anything. You can find hundreds of TV shows, movies, trailers and a lot of media content which is otherwise charged to watch. Of course, you need to have a good internet connection in order to stream media content at a good speed, and that’s the only expense it requires.
The app comes with simple yet elegant user interface. It has been reviewed by top notch tech review blogs including The Verge. It is a clear indication that the app really works on what it promises and in spite of few privacy issues, there is nothing wrong in using it.
The content available inside is well categorized and you will not find any trouble finding anything of your choice. A search tool is also provided if you are the kind of person who directly want to land over a particular title.
At this moment, only the iOS version is available but the developers are also said to be working on the OS X version. If it comes out to be true, then the app is definitely going to attract millions of users towards it. At this moment, there are no advertisements served inside but I suppose this isn’t going to be the case in future.