How to Login to Showmax, Link to Your TV or Activate it on DStv Premium

With the variety of amazing South African TV series, movies, and other entertainment channels available on the platform, there are many reasons to subscribe for a package on Showmax. If you have done so, the online video streaming service has also made accessing your account very easy. With very few steps, subscribers can easily login to Showmax to access their account – and just like other video-on-demand platforms, one can also stream Showmax videos on their TV. Although smart TVs are the designated set for internet streaming, you can still connect your Showmax subscription to your non-smart TVs.

DStv users who are also hooked on Showmax are at an advantage as they can activate their Showmax subscription on DStv. In case you want to learn how to login to Showmax and enjoy the amazing offers available, keep reading.

How Do I Login To Showmax?

Showmax subscribers can login to Showmax easily to manage their accounts, view billing details, and perform a wide range of other activities. You can login to your account using the mobile app, or by visiting the Showmax website. This procedure can only be done with a smartphone or any other smart device that can access the internet. To login to Showmax, follow the steps below:

  • Visit the official Showmax website
  • Click on Sign in at the top right corner of the homepage
  • Input your username and password
  • Click on the blue Sign in button below

Once you are in, click on Profile, and make use of the drop-down menu to perform any service like canceling subscription and payment.

Smartphone users can save themselves the stress of always visiting the website by downloading the Showmax app. You can download the app from Google Play Store or App Store for Andriod and iPhone respectively. Once you download, install the app and register your account on the app, you can log in anytime using your username and password to access your account.

Recovering Your Showmax Password Is Easy

One of the common challenges users face when they want to login to Showmax is a forgotten password, but not to worry, there is a way out. In as much as it is usually advised that you use a strong password, it is also very important that you use a password that you can easily remember in order to save you the stress of always looking for a way to recover forgotten passwords.

Well, Showmax has not overlooked the possibility of a subscriber forgetting their password, and on that note, they have procedures in place for users to retrieve forgotten passwords. Here is how to retrieve your Showmax password:

  • Visit the Showmax website
  • Click on Sign in at the top right corner of the homepage
  • Click on Forgot Password
  • Enter the exact email address you registered while creating an account with Showmax in the space provided
  • Click on Reset Password
  • An email will be sent to you with instructions on how to go about resetting your password
  • Follow the instructions in the email to reset your password

Different Ways Showmax Subscribers Can Connect Their Subscription To Their TV

Connecting your Showmax subscription to a smart TV is easy and straightforward. This is because smart TVs support Showmax by default. The different methods for connecting Showmax to your smart TV may differ depending on the brand of TV you use.

How to Connect Showmax To Your Hisense Smart TV

  • The Showmax app is already installed on the latest models of Hisense Smart TV
  • Other Hisense Smart TV users who do not have the app already installed on their supported device can get the app by performing a firmware update.

How to Connect Showmax To Your LG Smart TV

  • Update your smart TV firmware
  • Go to the smart TV interface
  • Search for Showmax on the application store
  • Install the Showmax app for free

How to Connect Your Showmax Subscription To Your Samsung Smart TV

  • Ensure that your smart TV firmware is up to date
  • Go to the smart TV interface
  • Search for Showmax on the smart TV application store
  • Install the free Showmax app

How to Connect Your Showmax Subscription to Your Non-Smart TVs

There are a variety of methods for connecting Showmax to a non-smart TV. You can choose any of the methods that suit your preference.

  • From your laptop using an HDMI cable: You can watch the content of your laptop on your TV using an HDMI cable by connecting the cable to the port on your laptop or your phone.
  • Using a Chromecast: This process is very easy, all you need to do is log in to the Showmax app, and cast the video you want to watch to your TV.
  • Sony Playstation 4: The use of Sony PlayStation 4 is also very easy. Just search for Showmax on the PlayStation Store, install the app, and sign in, then you can watch Showmax on your non-smart TV, just like when you play games.
  • Using Xbox: What you need to do is install the Showmax app on your Xbox, then pin the content to your Xbox stream.

Activating Showmax On Your TV By Subscribing To It On DStv

At no cost, DStv Premium subscribers can connect their Showmax to their DStv monthly subscription because it is free for that category of subscribers. This way, subscribers can stream videos using a non-smart TV. Here’s how to go about it.

  • Visit the DStv self-service website
  • Sign in using your connect ID
  • Click on My Product
  • Select the DSTV Premium package
  • Click on Add Showmax
  • Accept the quotation

This procedure is for those who are not already subscribed to Showmax. If you have an active subscription, follow the procedure below:

  • Visit the official Showmax website
  • Sign in using your username and password
  • Click on My Account
  • Select Manage Account
  • Select Add to DStv

Subscribers On Other DStv Bouquets Are Not Left Out

DStv Premium subscribers are not the only DStv users who benefit from using Showmax, even though they are at a better advantage because they get to use it at no additional cost. DStv Compact and Compact Plus subscribers will also get a 50% discount on Showmax.

Family, Access, and Easyview DStv subscribers are not eligible for any discount, but they can add Showmax subscription payment to their DStv subscription. This way, they do not have to worry about paying separately.

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