How to Add ShowMax to Your DSTV Subscription

A lot of people don’t know that ShowMax can be added to your DSTV subscription, and so many people are missing out on the chance to watch movies and TV shows when they want.

This article will show you can add ShowMax to your subscription so you can watch new content whenever you want.

What is Showmax?

Showmax is a video on demand and online streaming service that offers a variety of movies, TV shows, and original content.

It was created by the same people who founded M-Net in 1986, but it’s now operated as an independent company.

It can be streamed or downloaded through a range of devices including smart TVs, tablets, smartphones and laptops.

How Do I Get a Showmax Account?

To get a Showmax account,

  1. Visit showmax website using your PC or mobile device.
  2. If you have a Showmax account, click Add on the top of the page next to your name.
  3. If you do not have an account, click Sign Up on the top of the page next to your name
  4. Fill out all required information and submit.
  5. Verify your email and you will be automatically logged into your dashboard.

What Devices Can I Use To Stream on showmax

Showmax is available on a wide range of devices, all you need is an internet connection and the app.

For mobile devices you can download the app from the iOS App Store or Google Play store.

You can also stream straight from your TV by connecting your mobile device to your television using a HDMI cable.

Can I add ShowMax to Dstv subscription?

Showmax is one of the most popular streaming services available. It is the best way to watch TV shows and movies online. Most people know about Showmax, but not everyone knows how easy it is to get it on their DSTV subscription.

How to add ShowMax to your Dstv subscription

Showmax standard can be added to DSTV premium customers account with no extra cost to allow you to watch your shows whenever you want.

Not only for premium customers, DSTV compact plus, Compact family or Access customers can enjoy 50% off by adding showmax standard to their subscription.

How to add Showmax to your DStv subscription on your desktop for DStv premium customers:

To do so,

  1. Login to your DSTV account.
  2. On your dashboard, locate the Showmax banner.
  3. Click ‘Activate’.
  4. You’ll be prompted to create a Showmax account.
  5. Click Create Account if you don’t have a Showmax account.
  6. If you already have a Showmax account, just sign in and start watching.
  7. Its just as simple as that.

How to add Showmax to your DStv subscription on your desktop for Dstv Compact Plus, Compact, family or Access customers

To do so,

  1. Login to your DSTV account 
  2. On your dashboard, locate the 50% Off Showmax banner on your account dashboard.
  3. Click ‘Activate’.
  4. You’ll be asked to add Showmax for 50% off
  5. If you want it, click ‘Add to bill’.
  6. Then you’ll be redirected to the Eazy Self Service payment portal.
  7. Under Select payment option, choose ‘Once off payment’ to top up your DStv account with the balance of the month’s Showmax subscription.
  8. Enter your bank card details and click ‘Save and Pay’.
  9. Once payment is successful, select ‘Activate Account’ to start watching Showmax.

How to add Showmax to your DStv bill from the My DStv app

Showmax can also be enjoyed on the my DSTV app. To do so,

  1. Download the My DStv app on your iOS or Android device.
  2. Login to your dashboard.
  3. Select ‘Showmax on Us’,
  4. Click on ‘Activate Now’.
  5. If you are using a premium account, you can start watching
  6. If you are using a non premium account, you will need to make a 50% payment with your card before you can start watching.


Adding ShowMax to your DSTV package is a great way of adding more variety and viewing options. Once you’ve paid for your subscription, you can have it added by to your account. If you’re not sure which TV show or movie you want to watch, it’s easy enough to browse through what’s available on the app until something catches your eye.

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