DStv Now is a service from multichoice which is the parent company of DStv. DStv Now App enables you to watch your favorite TV shows, Programs, football highlights from your smartphone or PCs.
However, this update is available for only DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact customers for now. With DSTv Now, you can download movies or favorite program from DStv and watch it offline. You can get access to this platform from only 4 device connected to one DSTv account.
How Do I Active DSTv Now?
To gain access to DSTv Now first you have to make sure you have an active data subscription on your DSTv premium, Compact Plus or Compact account. Then download the DSTv Now Appon your phone or use their website at https://now.dstv.com to use your DSTv account.
Advantages DSTv Now
TV channels live streaming
Catch Up popular TV shows
Download up to 25 videos on DStv Catch Up to enjoy offline
Set remote recordings for your Internet connected DStv Explorer and never forget your favourite
View your DStv account balance, statements and clear error codes on your decoder(s)
DSTv Now App does not support PC for the main time but you can visit now.dstv.com, which uses HTML 5 video player instead of a flash player for live TV channels, online series and movies on Catch Up.
How To Register DSTV Now on Your PC
Log in or Sign up at https://now.dstv.com
Link your DStv Premium, DStv Extra or DStv Compact smart card
How to download movies on DSTv Now
As we said earlier, DSTv Now allows their subscribers to download movies and watch offline. Select shows are available for download via Catch Up.
Any downloaded movie, stay just 2-days before they are permanently removed from the DSTV Now service. Here is how to download your favorite movies / series.
Open the DSTv Now app
Tap on the three lines at the left top bar
Enter Catch Up
Tap on the right top bar icon
There you can easily filter shows that can be downloaded, streamed or both etc.
Have it in mind, that there is no pause button, but amazingly, when the service is fluctuating, you can easily resume your downloads. All subscribers are limited to 25 offline downloads across all devices.
Also understand that when downloading your show, you are limited to only one video qualities. Meanwhile, this is much different from when you are streaming, as you can easily set the video quality.
How to Link your DSTv Smart card to DStv Now
To enjoy your paid subscriptions, you can easily link your DSTv Smart card to DSTv Now and watch your favorite shows.
Launch the DSTv Now app
Login with your registered Email and password
Now Tap on link DSTv account
Connect will be opened, enter the following: + Smart card number + Surname of the DSTv account holder + Select the country your account is registered in
Tap on the Link DSTv Smart card button
Enter the Name of your Smart Card
Tap on LINK
It’ll link your Smart card automatically
DSTV Live TV Streaming
Live TV Streaming lets you watch and stream a selection of the best DStv channels on DStv Now. All you need to do is to open the app or log on to the site and enjoy your channels when you want.
DStv Catch Up
Just as the name suggests, this lets you catch up on all the contents you’ve missed or will be missing. You will be able to download these contents and watch them when you’re less busy at your own convenient time as well.
This is an online guide that lets you in on all the programs the channels will be airing, making it easy for you to keep track of your favourite programs. With this feature, you won’t miss your favourite programmes on DStv Now.
These are all the details you need to know about DStv Now app. If you have more questions, you can ask us using the comments below.