Stream Showmax for less data
The Max Data Saving mode that uses just 50MB per hour. This is currently available within the iOS mobile version of the Showmax app.
How to use your 1Voucher to get Showmax
Buy a 1Voucher for any amount you choose, then head over to the Showmax website to pay for your monthly subscription. It’s easy.
How to live chat with Showmax
Find out how to live chat with Showmax to get all your questions about the service answered in record time!
How to watch Showmax on the smart TV app
Here’s how to use the Showmax app on your smart TV so that you can stream on the big screen – and what to do if you don’t have a smart TV.
How to pay for Showmax
Don’t have a credit card? Shy when it comes to making online payments? No problem – you can still get Showmax.
What devices can I use?
Your Showmax subscription lets you watch on two devices at the same time and you can register up to five devices to watch on. Here’s a list of all the devices you can watch Showmax on, plus info on how to manage them and to limit your data use.
How to upgrade to Showmax Pro
To live stream selected sports events on your phone, tablet, smart TV or PC across Africa, upgrade to Showmax Pro.
How does Showmax work?
Showmax is a streaming service with the best movies and series in Africa. Find out about Showmax plans, pricing, packages and more.
How to get the Showmax app
Downloading the iOS, Android, smart TV, Huawei, Xbox One or PS4 app for Showmax is easy. Here’s how.
How to pay with Showmax vouchers
What’s the deal with Showmax vouchers? Here’s a quick guide on where to buy them and how to use them.
How to set up a Showmax Profile for your kids
Make sure your kids are protected from inappropriate content using Showmax’s Profiles feature.
How to check if your smart TV supports live streaming
Everything you need to know about smart TVs and live streaming with Showmax Pro.
How do I watch Showmax on DStv?
You’ve heard about Showmax and now you want to try it for yourself? Here’s what you need to know.
Your guide to Showmax and the DStv Explora
Got questions about using Showmax with your DStv Explora in South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya? We answer them all right here!
Why do shows leave Showmax?
It’s frustrating when a series or movie you’ve been watching on Showmax isn’t available any more. So why does this happen?
Have an idea for a Showmax Original?
Do you have an idea that you think could be the next Crime and Justice, or a worthy successor to Life with Kelly Khumalo? Here’s how to submit an unsolicited proposal for a Showmax Original.
How to stream movies and series online
A beginner’s guide to streaming your favourite series and movies on Showmax, and why you should.
How to download with Showmax: everything you need to know
Showmax downloads are only available on phones and tablets – here’s how it works.
Got a Showmax account question?
We answer some of your most frequently asked questions about your Showmax account.
How to save data on Showmax using bandwidth capping and downloads
Showmax‘s bandwidth capping and downloads features can dramatically reduce how much data is needed to stream.
How do I get Showmax?
Here’s how easy it is to sign up for Showmax. No contracts. No adverts and starting at only R39 per month.
Does Showmax have subtitles?
Yes, Showmax does have subtitles for the best series and movies, and they’re in English. Unfortunately, not every single show will have subtitles.
How to watch Mzansi Magic online
With a bumper line-up of Mzansi Magic shows, with some of them coming express to subscribers’ screens every single weekday, Showmax delivers your local series fix.
How to watch kykNET online
Want to catch up on your favourite kykNET shows online, even if you don’t have a DStv subscription? Showmax is the answer.