DStv Now app download for smartphone and smart TV.

How to Download DStv Now App and Watch Live TV on Phone and Smart TV

DStv Now app is a streaming service that enables DStv subscribers to watch live sports, movies, TV shows, and kids programs on their tablets, mobile phones, smart TV, laptop and gaming devices online at no additional cost, wherever they go.

All you have to do to catch up on your favourite DStv show online is to have a running DStv package and sign up for the DStv live streaming services.

The app gives you the opportunity to download movies and TV shows on your device to watch later when you are offline.

In this article, I will show you how to download and install DStv Now app on your smartphone and smart TV, and how to sign up and link your DStv account.

How to Download DStv Now App on Android Phone and Sign Up

To download, sign up and link your DStv package on the app, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Google Play Store and search for DStv Now
  2. Install and open the app
  3. If you don’t have an account yet, tap on Sign Up
  4. Enter your email address, mobile number and a strong password
  5. Tap on Create An Account
  6. Next, enter your Smart card number or Customer number in the appropriate text boxes
  7. Tap on Find My DStv Package
  8. Continue through with the prompts to complete linking your DStv account
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To start watching your favourite TV shows, you can sign in to the mobile app or DStv streaming website with your registered email address or mobile number.

How to Install and Connect DStv Now App with Your Smart TV

You can watch DStv on your internet-connected smart tv without the need for a decoder.

DStv Now app currently supports the following TV brands:

  • Hisense smart TVs (selected models from 2018 onwards)
  • LG smart TVs (models running webOS 3.0, 3.5 and 4.0)
  • Samsung smart TVs (selected models from 2015 onwards)
How to connect a smart TV with DStv Now app.
Image: Connecting DStv streaming with a Smart TV | UGC, DStv Facebook.

To install and setup DStv Now app on your smart TV:

  1. Connect your smart TV to the internet by Wi-Fi or ethernet cable
  2. Launch App Store on your TV and search for DStv Now, and install it
  3. Once installed, the app will display a code on your Smart TV screen
  4. Next, go to now.dstv.com website, using a computer or smartphone, and click Sign In
  5. Sign in with your email address, or click Sign up if you don’t have an account yet
  6. Once signed in, open the link now.dstv.com/tv
  7. Next, enter the code displayed on the TV screen,
  8. Next, click on the button Sign in on TV
  9. The app is successfully linked with your TV and you can continue enjoying your DStv subscription on the smart TV
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Other DStv Now App-Supported Gadgets

You can watch DStv on your laptop, desktop, and supported devices by logging in to now.dstv.com even if you are away from your DStv decoder.

All you need is an active DStv subscription and a stable internet connection.

DStv apps currently support the following streaming gadgets:

  • Xbox gaming consoles (Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox One X)
  • Apple TV (4th generation and newer)
  • Chromecast
  • Media players running Android TV (Google-certified devices only)


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