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How to stream movies and series online

A beginner’s guide to streaming your favourite series and movies on Showmax, and why you should.

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Ready, set, stream!

Got fibre internet at home? Here are five ways to access streaming video over your fibre connection.

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How to cash in on the Vodacom free-data deal

Did you know that, as a Showmax subscriber and Vodacom customer, you qualify to get free 3GB of data for free, whether you’re new to Showmax or have an existing account?

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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 use the Showmax Watchlist

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

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I’m a Showmax Premium subscriber in Kenya. 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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I’m a Showmax Select subscriber in Kenya. What devices can I use?

Your Showmax Select subscription lets you register up to five different devices to watch on, and you can watch on any of them at any given time.

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I’m a Showmax Premium subscriber in SA. 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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I’m a Showmax Select subscriber in SA. What devices can I use?

With Showmax Select, you can register up to five different devices, and watch on any of them at any given time.

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How to get Showmax on your DStv Explora

Here’s a quick guide on how to pimp your DStv Explora so that it lets you stream all Showmax’s binge-worthy shows direct to your TV.

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How to use bandwidth capping to manage data

Showmax‘s Bandwidth Capping feature allows you to control how you use your data when streaming your favourite show or movie online

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How to set up a Showmax Profile for your kids

Make sure your kids are protected from inappropriate content using Showmax’s Profiles feature.

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How to download with Showmax

Kenya’s Jennifer Ochieng gives you the low-down on why you should start downloading your favourite shows on Showmax, and how to do it (spoiler: it’s super-simple).

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How to limit data usage with Showmax

“Us Kenyans are always looking for ways to limit the amount of data we use online,” says Jennifer Ochieng, who fills us in on how Showmax helps to do just that.

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How to get the Showmax app

Dowloading the iOS, Android or Smart TV app for Showmax is easy. Here’s how.

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Showmax on Apple TV and Chromecast

Because not everyone has a smart TV, Showmax is enabled for both iOS users with Apple TV and Android users with Chromecast.

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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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7 reasons to sign up for Showmax’s free trial

At Showmax, we offer a 14-day free trial to give users unlimited access to explore the entire content catalogue of over 25 000 series episodes, movies, kids shows and documentaries.

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6 reasons to get Showmax on your DStv Explora

It’s easy, simple and cost-effective – and you don’t even need a smart TV to do it!

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Watch movies & series for free with the Showmax trial

Having thousands of series, movies, documentaries and kids’ shows to watch will go a long way in making sure you’re always entertained. Here’s how you can try Showmax for free.

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Get Showmax for R69pm on your DStv Explora

If you have a connected DStv Explora and you’re a DStv Premium subscriber, you can get Showmax for the special price of R69pm. Here’s how.

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How to download shows on an iPad with ShowMax

Downloading movies and series to watch offline on the ShowMax app will save you a tonne on your data costs.

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