Hello Everyone, I am Nick, and today I will show you how to fix Cinema HD APK buffering issue. This guide is more geared towards FireStick and Fire TV devices. However, these methods work well on most other devices such as Android TV Box, Mi Box, Nvidia Shield, Smartphones, and more with little to no alterations.
Cinema APK is undeniably the best streaming app for watching movies and TV series. However, you may experience buffering issues from time to time with the app. Buffering can be extremely annoying, especially when are watching your favorite movie or TV show. This isn’t uncommon with streaming apps and services, in fact, one of the common issues that all streaming apps share is buffering.
Normally, the buffering issue refers to a slow internet connection. However, this may not always be the case. While some buffering issues are out of our control, others are easily fixable. This guide takes you through the possible solutions to fix Cinema HD buffering.
Now, let’s get started and I am confident you will be able to easily resolve all Cinema APK buffering issues with the quick solutions provided in this guide.
Why is Cinema HD APK Buffering?
First of all, let’s understand what buffering is. Buffering is essentially video lag, which is when you see a buffering notification or a loading icon.
When we stream a video on our device, the app/service always downloads some amount of video in advance so that it has that data in reserve. This makes sure there aren’t any lags in the streaming process, making sure you experience flawless playback. However, there are times when this process does not work that well, that’s when you see buffering errors.
There are 4 common factors which could cause Cinema HD buffering problems. These include:
- Poor Internet Connection
- Other applications/devices hogging your network bandwidth
- Particular Content Restricted in your Geo-Location
- Low Storage/RAM
Solutions to Cinema HD APK Buffering Issues
Although Cinema HD is our topic of interest here, you can use these solutions for all the streaming apps and services as a buffering problem is common among all the streaming apps.
Now, let’s see how you can fix these Cinema APK buffering errors. Here are some quick solutions to fix the buffering issues instantly:
Solution 1: Check your Internet Speed
The buffering issues are usually caused by a slow internet connection. If the speed is too low, it will result in buffering issues. So, the first thing you need to do is check the speed of your internet connection with the help of the Internet Speed Test App. Here’s how you check internet speed:
1. From the FireStick home screen, access the Search icon
2. Enter the Internet Speed Test App and install it by following the on-screen instructions
3. Once it is installed, launch the app and then click on Start Test to get the results
You may also check our guide How to fix Buffering issues on FireStick
Solution 2: Optimize Your Wi-Fi for Smooth Streaming
It is also possible that the other applications are hogging your network bandwidth. If you are using multiple devices at the same time or even streaming and downloading simultaneously, in the background, they will be battling for network bandwidth.
Check what else is using the same internet connection when you are trying to stream on Cinema. There may be other devices or activities that are hogging a lot of that precious bandwidth that is necessary to stream on Cinema APK. You could just turn off other devices or prioritize devices in your router’s settings.
Solution 3: Use a VPN Service If Your Cinema APK is Buffering
It is a well-known fact that ISPs block streaming requests from third-party apps. It is also said that they cut down the speed of your internet connection upon detecting the streaming requests from such apps. That could be one of the biggest reasons why you experience buffering problems.
Thankfully, there is an easy way to avoid this issue – use a VPN. A VPN service will encrypt your streaming requests and make it completely undetectable by the ISP. It will also provide all-round security to your online activities.
I personally recommend ExpressVPN for all your devices. It uses high-grade encryption technology, also used by the USA Military. It offers high-speed connectivity and is the most streaming-friendly VPN I have known. You can use ExpressVPN on up to 5 devices simultaneously including FireStick, Android TV, Android Mobiles, Mac, Windows, Linux, Routers, and more.
Here are the quick steps to use a VPN with Cinema HD:
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2. From your FireStick home screen, navigate to the Search feature
3. Enter ExpressVPN and perform a search
4. Follow the on-screen prompts to install the app
5. Once the app is installed, launch the app and log in using your ExpressVPN login credentials
6. Connect to a VPN server of your choice
7. Once connected, open the Cinema APK and try playing the title once again!
Solution 4: Clear Cache of Cinema HD
The buffering issues are also caused by cache or temporary storage in the device. When Cinema HD is buffering, clearing cache can fix the problem immediately. However, bear in mind that clearing cache will remove data like downloads, watch-list, bookmarks, etc. Follow the below steps to clear cache.
Here’s how you clear data or clear cache:
1. Click Settings on the FireStick home screen
2. Click Applications
3. Click Manage Installed Applications
4. Click on the Cinema HD app
5. Click Clear Cache
Solution 5: Pair Real Debrid with Cinema APK
Real Debrid is an extensively used premium link generator. By integrating Real Debrid with Cinema HD APK, you will be able to enjoy a buffer-free and pleasant streaming experience.
Real Debrid links for the movies and shows are of high-quality. Therefore, if you want buffer-free and hassle-free streaming experience, I would highly recommend you invest in Real Debrid. It is extremely cost-effective and useful.
Here, I am giving you quick steps to set up Real Debrid on Cinema APK:
1. If you do not already have a Real Debrid premium account, get it HERE
2. Once you have a premium plan of your choice, launch the Cinema App
3. Click the Hamburger Menu button (with 3 lines) in the upper-left section
4. Click Settings
5. Scroll down and go to the Real Debrid section
6. Click on Login to Real-Debrid
7. You will see a code on your FireStick screen
8. On a different browser, visit https://real-debrid.com/device
9. Enter the code and click Continue
10. Once authorized, you will see Application allowed notification
11. Now if you check the Cinema HD on FireStick, you will notice that it reads Real-Debrid authorized
12. Click on a movie or episode to check if there are any premium links
In Cinema HD, the premium RD links are featured in yellow and the free ones are in white
If you want detailed info, please check our guide How to set up and use Real Debrid on FireStick.
Solution 6: Choose/Try Another Streaming Link
There may be some issue with a particular streaming link, which is why it may be buffering. In that case, you could choose another streaming link from the list of available streaming links. That may do the trick and fix your Cinema buffering error.
Solution 7: Use other Alternative Apps Until The Buffering Issue is Fixed
If all else fails, your last resort is to use other working alternative streaming apps. You will find a bunch of superb alternatives of Cinema HD in our guide Best Cinema HD Alternatives. If you love Cinema HD, I am confident that you will love these alternatives too.
Cinema APK buffering is undeniably frustrating and nobody likes to have pauses while their favorite movie or a TV episode. These aforementioned fixes will certainly help keep buffering issues at bay and you will experience a more enjoyable streaming experience.
If you have any other issues related to buffering or have any other solution that has worked for you, please share it with us in the comments section below.