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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.

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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?

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Have an idea for a Showmax Original?

Do you have an idea that you think could be the next Tali’s Wedding Diary, or a worthy successor to The Girl From St Agnes? Here’s how to submit an unsolicited proposal for a Showmax Original.

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How to download series to watch during loadshedding

Don’t let load shedding leave you with nothing to do. Stay entertained with the Showmax app and download your favourite shows to watch offline.

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How do I get Showmax?

Here’s how to sign up to stream the latest HBO shows, exclusive series, boxsets of familiar favourites, local gems and a huge range of kids’ shows on multiple devices at home or on the go, with Showmax.

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How to get Showmax without having DStv

You don’t have to be a DStv customer to get Showmax. This is how easy it is to subscribe to Showmax. Start watching the best series and movies now!

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How does Showmax work with DStv Premium?

Want to get Showmax at no extra cost as a DStv Premium subscriber but aren’t quite sure how … or why? Your questions, answered!

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Where to buy Showmax vouchers

Don’t want to use a credit card to pay for Showmax? No stress, you can buy a voucher online or at one of these stores using cash.

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Got a Showmax account question?

We answer some of your most frequently asked questions about your Showmax account.

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What is a Telkom LIT_TV box?

Stream your favourite series and movies from Showmax and more straight to your TV with the Telkom LIT_TV box.

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How to download with Showmax: everything you need to know

We answer your questions about downloading shows to watch offline.

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DStv Compact Plus and Compact customers get R50 off Showmax

DStv Compact Plus and Compact customers will only pay R49 per month for a Showmax subscription – a discount of R50.

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How do I know what to watch next on Showmax?

Here are four simple ways we keep you up to date with what’s recently launched on Showmax.

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How does Showmax work?

When you get Showmax, there’s nothing standing between you and unlimited binge-watching pleasure.

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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.

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How to download Showmax on my laptop

You can download series and movies using the Showmax app on phones and tablets, but you can’t download on laptops and PCs.

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How to add Showmax to your Vox account

Start watching the best series and movies right now and add Showmax to your Vox account in seconds.

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What channel is Showmax on DStv?

Showmax is not a channel. It’s the new way to watch TV on your phone, tablet, laptop, gaming console, media player or TV.

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How to get three months of Showmax for only Ksh250

Follow these steps to use M-Pesa to pay only 250 bob for three months of Showmax, worth Ksh2 640!

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Showmax Hacks: A guide to changing your payment method

There are so many ways to pay the R99 per month it costs to be a Showmax subscriber. Here’s how to select a new payment method.

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How does Showmax work in Kenya?

When you get Showmax, there’s nothing standing between you and unlimited binge-watching pleasure, both at home and on the go.

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How to get started with Showmax

Get ready to binge in 10 simple steps!

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How to use the Showmax Watchlist

Find out how the Watchlist feature can take your Showmax experience to the next level.

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Is Showmax worth it?

What do you get for your R99 Showmax subscription – and is it money well spent?

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