Showmax is an online platform that enable users to enjoy subscription video on demand (SVOD) service. This was initially launched in South Africa in 2015 but right now it has cover more than 50 countries of the world and still counting. Showmax has a reach into Africa, Europe, New Zealand, Australia, Canada and  North America.


Showmax offers shows, music  and movies. With its great features, its possible to download up to 25 videos at a time. Showmax offers her videos in a number of languages which include Afrikaans, English, isiZulu, Sepedi, Sesotho, Polish Tswana and Xhosa. In this piece, we shall be majorly looking into having the showmax on your DSTV and how to take advantage of it.


A good point to begin is to connect your DStv Explora to the internet. To do this, you either connect your DStv Explora to the internet via Wi-Fi connector or ethernet cable. A good internet connection with a good internet speed is required. After this must have been put in place, you may proceed to other steps.



How To Register On Showmax

To take advantage of showmax on the DSTV, you will need to firstly be on showmax. Simply go to showmax website, click on register and fill the form to get an account for yourself on showmax. From here you can now proceed to take advantage of it on DSTV.


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How To Add Showmax To DStv Account

You will need to add showmax to your DSTV account for ease of operation and billing. Note that if you use DSTV premium, there are no charges for showmax but other package may incur additional expenses for using showmax. If you are on other package, you may enjoy the 14 days trial before you begin your billing cycle. Here are steps to add showmax to your DSTV;

  1. Log on to and login into your account
  2. Navigate to My Account and select Manage Subscription.
  3. From there click on Purchase Subscription and select Add to DSTV account.
  4. Next is to sign in with your DSTV connect ID
  5. Navigate and add showmax to your DSTV account.



How To Watch Showmax Show On DSTV Explora

After going through the adding of accounts, you may now enjoy the showmax video or show by following the steps below;

  1. Turn on your TV and DSTV and give it time to come up
  2. On your DSTV remote, press the blue botton
  3. Navigate to and select watch now
  4. Next is to select showmax
  5. Then navigate to and select the show you want to watch and press OK. Have a great time enjoying your showmax on Dstv. Please note that if you have not carried out the steps above to add your account, you won’t be able to watch showmax on your DSTV.


For further assistance in case you encounter any challenges with the set up, you may chat up with the customer service online via the showmax website.


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