How to upgrade to Showmax Pro to watch the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020Sign in to upgrade to Pro
To watch the biggest events of Tokyo 2020 on your phone, tablet or PC, upgrade to Showmax Pro and get 2 months for the price of 1.
If you are a paying Showmax subscriber with a Standard or Mobile subscription, there are a few quick and simple steps to follow to upgrade your subscription to a Showmax Pro or Showmax Pro Mobile subscription, which will give you access to live sports events, including all those available for broadcast from the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, from 23 July 2021 to 8 August 2021.
To celebrate Tokyo 2020, Showmax has a special offer available until 31 August for those who subscribe or upgrade to Showmax Pro or Showmax Pro Mobile – pay for one month, and you’ll get the second month for free. Find out more about the deal here.
Follow these steps to change your subscription from a Showmax Standard or Mobile subscription to a Showmax Pro or Showmax Pro Mobile subscription. You’ll be upgraded immediately, so you’ll have instant access to the live sports, news and music channels on Showmax Pro, as well as the rest of the Showmax entertainment catalogue of series, movies and documentaries.
1. Log in to your Showmax account
1.1 This is what you will see at www.showmax.com:
1.1a. Click the Sign In button on the top right of the screen.
1.1b. Enter your Showmax username and password to log in.
On the top left of your screen, you’ll see section titles. Click on the fourth from left, Sport.
1.1d. Click on any sport event on this page.
When you click on a sport event from a Standard or Mobile subscription, you will be served an “Upgrade to watch” button, since the event is not currently available on your existing Showmax account.
Click the button.
Alternatively, click the blue button in the banner in the middle of the page that says “Get Showmax Pro”.
1.2 This is what you’ll see if you start at the Pro page:
1.2a. Click the Sign In button on the top right of the screen. (Do not select the blue “Sign up” button as you have an existing account.)
1.2b. Choose Sign In (do not choose Create Account, as you are already a Showmax paying subscriber).
1.2c. Enter your Showmax username and password to log in.
2. Select Pro or Pro Mobile on the upgrade page
Click the blue “Get started” button under either Showmax Pro or Showmax Pro Mobile, depending on how you’d like to watch.
Not sure what the difference is between Showmax Pro and Showmax Pro Mobile? Go here for more.
3. Select your payment method on the billing page
If you are already paying for Showmax with a credit or debit card, you will see your card details at the top of the billing page. Select the same card, or choose a different method to pay.
(Note that billing options differ per country and region.)
4. Enjoy live sports events immediately
Click the white “Watch live” button to start enjoying live sports – your upgrade should be effective as soon as you have selected or entered your billing method.