Showmax and DStv: How to sign up and start watching

How to link Showmax to your DStv Premium subscription. (Image: Supplied)
How to link Showmax to your DStv Premium subscription. (Image: Supplied)

Craving a series marathon? Or perhaps you just feel like lazing on the couch to watch a side-splitting comedy or all-out action movie? Showmax has you sorted, with unlimited entertainment from just R49 per month. But the good news for DStv subscribers is that they get huge savings on the subscription price. 

DStv Premium subscribers get Showmax included with the cost of their subscription, so they pay nothing extra, while DStv Compact and Compact Plus subscribers receive a 50% discount on the subscription plan they choose.

All DStv subscribers have to do to cash in on these deals is add Showmax to their DStv account. 

How do I add Showmax to my DStv account? 

DStv customers can opt to pay for Showmax as part of their monthly DStv bill. If you’re a DStv Premium subscriber, there’s no cost for Showmax once you’ve added it to your DStv account.

For DStv Premium subscribers

  1. Visit the DStv self-service website
  2. Sign in with your Connect ID. 
  3. Select My Products. 
  4. Choose the DStv Premium package. 
  5. Click Add Showmax on the Showmax banner. 
  6. Accept the quotation.

Once you’ve activated Showmax on the DStv Self Service website, you’ll be redirected to the Showmax website to sign up or sign in and start watching. 

For DStv subscribers on other packages

DStv Compact and Compact Plus customers qualify for a 50% Showmax discount, whereas DStv customers on Family, Access and Easyview have the option to add Showmax to their DStv bill, but pay the standard Showmax price (plans start at R49 p/m).
  1. Visit the DStv self-service website. 
  2. Sign in with your Connect ID. 
  3. Select My Products.
  4. Choose a DStv package.
  5. Click Link Showmax on the Showmax banner.
  6. Accept the quotation.
  7. Click Add Showmax to proceed. 

Once you’ve activated Showmax on the DStv Self Service website, you’ll receive confirmation that you’ve been successful. Then you’ll be redirected to the Showmax website to sign up or sign in and start watching. 

What if I am already a Showmax subscriber?

  1. Sign in to the Showmax website.
  2. Select My Account.
  3. Manage Subscription.
  4. Add to DStv.

For more information on how to add Showmax to your DStv account, click here. Got more questions about Showmax? Check out Showmax Stories, the official Showmax blog. 

This post and content is sponsored, written and provided by Showmax.

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