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8 hacks to turn you into a Showmax binge-watching pro

A list of nifty tips that will take your Showmax binge to the next level.

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Got an Explora but not on Showmax yet? Here’s why you need it.

You’ve got a connected Explora but aren’t sure if Showmax is for you? Here are 8 reasons why it absolutely is.

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DStv Premium customers now get Showmax. So what’s the catch?

Short answer: there isn’t one! You don’t even need an Explora. Got questions? Anything you’re not sure of? Keep reading.

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Showmax Hacks: 7 simple ways to get Showmax on your non-smart TV in Kenya

So you want to watch Showmax, but you don’t want to squint at your smartphone or tablet, you don’t want to set up your laptop on the coffee table, and you don’t want to buy a smart TV? There may be hope.

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8 reasons to activate your Showmax Safaricom 30-day trial voucher

Got a Safaricom free trial voucher for a full 30 days of Showmax for free? Here we tell you why – and how – to activate it.

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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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Only using Showmax on the DStv Explora? You’re missing out!

Now that Showmax comes to DStv Premium subscribers at zero cost, using it on the Explora is a total no-brainer. But did you know that unless you get the app on your smartphone or tablet, you’re not quite getting the full Showmax experience? Here are five ways you might be missing out.

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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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Showmax Hacks: 7 cheap(ish) ways to get Showmax on your non-smart TV

So you want to watch Showmax, but you don’t want to squint at your smartphone or tablet, you don’t want to set up your laptop on the coffee table, and you don’t want to buy a smart TV? There may be hope.

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Got DStv Premium? Showmax can now be included in your subscription for mahala

Get access to over 25 000 TV show episodes, movies, kids’ shows and documentaries to watch on multiple devices from the big screen to your smartphone – without paying a cent extra. How? Simply link your Showmax account to your DStv account – and that’s it!

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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 to get Showmax on the Xbox One

In addition to having apps for tablets, smartphones, computers, media players and smart TVs, Showmax has now added support for the Xbox One gaming console. 

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Showmax Hacks: How to save data

Keep your data spend low with these surefire Showmax features.

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Showmax and VAST Networks offer free Wi-Fi deal

Showmax and VAST Networks agreement to give Showmax customers unlimited Wi-Fi access to stream and download shows and movies at 83 VAST Wi-Fi hotspots across South Africa.

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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 does Showmax work?

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

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How to choose what to watch next on Showmax

This nifty new feature on Showmax for PC gives up to three recommendations for other movies or series that could be the perfect fit for your next binge session.

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Showmax Hacks: How to watch on two devices at the same time

Keep the peace in your home by letting your kids watch cartoons on your tablet while you watch your series on the big TV – all on the same Showmax subscription.

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A guide to unlimited streaming on Showmax

The nitty-gritty of how to stream unlimited series, movies, kids’ shows and documentaries on Showmax.

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How to watch HBO online

Get unlimited access to the best HBO series and documentaries with Showmax, for only R99 per month.

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How to watch Mzansi Magic online

With a bumper line-up of Mzansi Magic (and kykNET and Via) shows, for South Africans both abroad and at home, Showmax delivers your local series fix.

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Get your Showmax free trial voucher in Kenya

No need for a credit card – all you need to enjoy Showmax for free for 14 days is a mobile number!

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How to watch kykNET online

Want to catch up on your favourite kykNET shows online, or binge on thousands of episodes of the best SA shows and movies while you’re living overseas? Showmax is the answer.

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