How to Fix Cinema APK Buffering Issues

Frederik Lipfert
Dr. Frederik Lipfert Founder, vpncheck
Updated on 1 Mar 2022

Cinema APK Buffering Issues

Cinema HD APK is an excellent third-party app for Firestick. It has an extensive library of TV shows, movies, and live shows. The app has become very popular, but it is not free of issues since it’s a third-party APK. Recently, some users have reported they are facing buffering problems while running the app.

Continuous buffering can be very annoying when you’re streaming. To help you out, we wrote you a list of the best ways to fix buffering on Cinema HD

Why Does Cinema HD APK Keep Buffering?

When you’re streaming on your device, the app makes downloads along with it. They are done in advance, so the streaming is smooth and uninterrupted. However, the app’s cache may build-up, leading to buffering while running Cinema HD. That is just one possible cause. Here are a few other possibilities:

  • Excessive app cache build-up from Cinema HD app or other apps on the device
  • Multiple apps running in the background
  • Your ISP has put restrictions on your streaming app
  • There is low storage on your Firestick
  • Cinema HD APK isn’t able to find quality streams
  • You have a poor internet connection

How to Fix Cinema HD APK Buffering Issues?

Here are some common fixes you can try:

1. Clear the cache of Cinema HD

The cache size keeps increasing as you install more apps on your Firestick. All the apps you install on your device contribute to the cache size. Thus, we always advise our readers to clear the cache from time to time. Removing the cache won’t just solve the buffering but many other performance issues. To clear your cache, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Settings option on your Firestick.
    Click Settings App
  2. Click on Applications.
    Firestick gallery, Application menu highlighted
  3. Click on ‘Manage Installed Applications’
    Manage Installed Application window
  4. You’ll see a list of the installed apps on your Firestick. Click on Cinema HD.
    Select Cinema HD from list
  5. A menu will appear. Scroll down and click on ‘clear cache’.
    Select Clear Cache
  6. You have cleared Cinema HD cache.

2. Run Cinema HD through Real-Debrid Account

Real-Debrid offers a smooth, cost-effective streaming option. It’s a link provider that provides high-quality links for a buffer-free, uninterrupted streaming experience.

If you have tried clearing the cache of Cinema APK and are still facing buffering issues, you must try the Real-Debrid method. You have to buy a subscription to connect Real-Debrid to the Cinema HD app. If you haven’t yet signed up with Real-Debrid for Cinema HD and other streaming services on Firestick, follow these steps:

  1. Sign up for a Real-Debrid account.
  2. Click on Sign Up and set up your account. Subscribe to a plan of your choice.
    Screenshot of Real-Debrid price and plans
  3. After you have purchased a plan, go back to your Firestick. Launch the Cinema HD app from the app & games section:
    Select Cinema HD
  4. Click on the three horizontal lines in the top left corner.
  5. A menu will appear. Go to Settings in the drop-down menu.
    Settings menu on Cinema HD
  6. Click on ‘Account’ and then  ‘Login to Real-Debrid’
    Login to Real-Debrid on the Cinema HD settings menu
  7. A window will appear asking you to enter a code on the link
    Real-Debrid log in code screen on Cinema HD
  8. Open this link on any other device and enter this code.
  9. Now login with your Real-Debrid account credentials.
    RealDebrid website login page
  10. After you’ve signed in from there, you’ll see Real-debrid authorized on your Firestick.
  11. Click on ‘Login to Real-Debrid’ again and you’ll see numerous streaming links.

3. Run Cinema HD with a VPN

A reliable Firestick VPN is capable of masking your streaming activities. It keeps you safe while you’re streaming.

We use ExpressVPN, especially for streaming apps like Cinema HD APK. ExpressVPN is the fastest and most secure on the market. It works very smoothly and offers advanced encryption. Its yearly plan comes with discounts and additional services. If you’re unsatisfied after one month of use, you can get your money back.

To install ExpressVPN on Firestick, follow these steps:

  1. Sign up for ExpressVPN.
  2. Go to Find > Search option on your Firestick.
    Search Function on Screen
  3. Search for ExpressVPN on the Amazon App Store and download it.
    Click on 'ExpressVPN'
    ExpressVPN Download Screen
  4. Open ExpressVPN on Firestick and sign in with the credentials you used to sign up at the website.
    ExpressVPN Login INterface
  5. Choose a server and connect to the VPN.
    ExpressVPN home screen with Connect button highlighted


No one likes constant buffering while trying to enjoy your favorite videos and movies. The tips offered above are the best solutions for reducing buffering issues while streaming from Cinema HD. Whether having buffering issues or not, we always switch on ExpressVPN to have a safe and protected streaming experience.