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Version:  2.2.2


Stream live TV, catch up on your favorite series, movies and sport highlights or download to watch later offline, all on the go.

The DStv Now app is your gateway to the best in entertainment anytime, anywhere.

As a DStv customer you can enjoy all of these features on the DStv Now app.
- Live stream selected TV channels via 3G/4G or WIFI
- Catch Up on a selection of the most popular shows, sport, and movies
- Download up to 25 videos on DStv Catch Up to enjoy offline later across 4 devices
- With DStv ids use a safe and fun viewing environment with PIN controlled access to enjoy the coolest shows and movies
- Access the full 8-day TV Guide and set reminders to plan your viewing
- Set remote recordings for your Internet connected DStv Explora and never forget your favorite shows
- View your DStv account balance, statements and clear error codes on your decoder(s) (available in South Africa only).

- The Live TV and DStv Catch Up content on DStv Now will be as per your subscription package and country.

If you dont have DStv, no problem, just download the app, register, and start watching our selection of free live streaming channels and video on your smartphone or tablet (available in South Africa only). As long as you've got the data, you are good to go.

The DStv Now app is not available on uncertified Google devices. Please ensure that you are using a Google-certified device by going to Google Play Store Menu -> Settings -> Device Certification.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who has access to DStv Now?
Anyone can download DStv Now, you do however need a DStv login in order to access the app. The content available for viewing and/or download will depend on your subscription.

DStv Now used to work on my device, now it doesn’t. What has changed?
DStv upgrades it’s security requirements from time-to-time to comply with rights agreements. This may impact devices that don’t comply with these changes.

How much will it cost me to use DStv Now?
DStv Now is available at no extra charge. Making use of the app, streaming Live TV and watching DStv Catch Up content, however, does consume data, which may incur additional costs from your network operator. We strongly suggest using DStv Now in conjunction with an uncapped ISP account and familiarising yourself with the fees that your operator charges for data (both in and out of bundle).

What do I need to start using DStv Now?
You need to have access to a PC or MAC, or an Android or iOS device, plus access to a broadband Internet connection and you also need a Connect ID. We strongly suggest using DStv Now in conjunction with an uncapped ISP account and familiarising yourself with the fees that your operator charges for data (both in and out of bundle).

How do I use DStv Now?
Login to DStv Now via your PC or MAC, or download the DStv Now App from your App store.
You will be asked to Login using your Connect ID. If you don't have a Connect ID, please refer to the Connect Login and Registration.
Link your smartcard to your DStv Connect Account Website users can do this by following the prompts on the website. iOS users who have downloaded the app need to visit www.dstv.com. Android users who have downloaded the app will be given the option to register and link smartcards within the App.
Note: the selection of content available varies depending on the DStv subscription.

How much data will DStv Now use?
As with any other video service, content streamed from DStv Now could potentially use large amounts of data.
You are able to control the amount of data used by selecting the Video Quality setting while playing video on the DStv Now website, or changing the Maximum Video Quality in the Settings menu of both the Android and iOS apps.
Depending on the speed of your Internet connection, you can expect to consume the following amount of data while streaming Live TV:
Standard Definition (SD) channel can consume between 1.9MB per minute and 13.5MB per minute.
High Definition (HD) channels can consume up to 20MB per minute.
Video sizes for DStv Catch Up vary in size, depending on the quality of the video and the length of the title:
Series can range from 200 MB to 300 MB
Movies can be anywhere from 700 MB to 5 GB
We strongly suggest using DStv Now in conjunction with an uncapped ISP account and familiarizing yourself with the fees that your operator charges for data (both in and out of bundle).

What Internet connection do I need in order to use DStv Now?
You can use DStv Now on any broadband Internet connection, including ADSL, 3G/HSDPA, 4G/LTE or Wi-Fi. A minimum connection speed of 2Mbps is required, but for the best experience, we recommend a 4Mbps line or faster. It is highly recommended that you use DStv Now in conjunction with an uncapped Internet account to avoid unexpected data bills. Please familiarise yourself with the data costs charged by your Internet Service Provider (ISP), as DStv cannot be held responsible for high data bills received from your ISP.

Is the video in DStv Now available in HD (High Definition)?
A selected number of Live TV channels are available in HD (High Definition). DStv Catch Up videos are currently only available in SD (Standard Definition).

How many devices can I register for DStv Now?
You can register a maximum of four. A maximum of two simultaneous viewing streams across your registered devices is permitted.
This means that you can either: be streaming two live TV channels OR stream two Catch Up videos OR stream one live TV channel and one Catch Up video.

Can I use Airplay to stream DStv Now content from an iOS device to a TV?
Airplay is available when using an iOS device with the latest version of the DStv Now iOS app. For Airplay to work, the source and target devices both need to be on the same Wi-Fi network. The Airplay icon will become visible once the video has started playing.

Can I use Chromecast to stream DStv Now content from my app to a TV?
Chromecast is available from both the Android and iOS DStv Now apps.
For casting to work, both devices need to be on the same Wi-Fi network, you need to have a compatible cast device (i.e. Chromecast or Android TV) and your Wi-Fi network needs to allow casting by unblocking the cast ports.

What happened to the DStv Desktop Player?
As technology evolves, the most prominent web browsers made the decision to stop supporting Flash video plugins. In line with this global trend, we've made some changes to our DStv Now online service. Our DStv desktop player is a flash-based service, The download option is no longer available online as our DStv desktop player (which was a flash-based service) was discontinued in October last year. You can still stream your favourite shows or movies online, or use the DStv Now app to manage your downloads.

What kind of player do you use for DStv Now online?
We use an HTML5 player which gives our customers a more secure environment and better playback experience when streaming Live TV or Catch Up. If you would like to download content, please use the DStv Now app.

Is the schedule on my TV the same as the live schedule on DStv Now?
DStv Now follows the schedule of programmes currently being broadcast on DStv. However, some shows may not be viewable due to studio licensing restrictions.

Why can't I stream Live TV on DStv Now when I am overseas?
MultiChoice only has the rights to make content available on DStv Now within the borders of the African continent and adjacent islands, which is why streaming on DStv Now is not available outside of these borders.

Which browsers can I use to stream series and movies on DStv Now?
The following browsers are supported for online streaming:

Chrome version 53+
Firefox version 47+
Internet Explorer 11+ on Windows 8.1+
Microsoft Edge on Windows 10+
Safari 9+ on Mac OS X 10.11+
Opera 43+ on Windows 10+

How do I set a reminder on DStv Now?
Simply select the reminder icon within the TV Guide and choose whether you want to be reminded in 5 minutes, 15 minutes, 1 hour or 2 hours before the show starts.

DStv Now for iOS

Download DStv Now for iOS
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Apple TV.


In this latest update:
- User Interface updates. UI updated to make it easier to find things to watch, added ability to go to full screen in the player.
- Bug fixes. Video playback buffering and reminder glitches sorted.

App Permissions

This app has access to:
read the contents of your USB storage
modify or delete the contents of your USB storage
read the contents of your USB storage
modify or delete the contents of your USB storage
Wi-Fi connection information
view Wi-Fi connections
read TV channel/program information
write TV channel/program information
receive data from Internet
view network connections
full network access
run at startup
prevent device from sleeping
read Google service configuration


To conclude DStv Now works on Android operating system and can be easily downloaded using the below download link according to Freeware license. DStv Now download file is only 16.6 MB  in size.
DStv Now was filed under the Entertainment category and was reviewed in softlookup.com and receive 5/5 Score.
DStv Now has been tested by our team against viruses, spyware, adware, trojan, backdoors and was found to be 100% clean. We will recheck DStv Now when updated to assure that it remains clean.

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Category: Entertainment 
Publisher: MultiChoice Support Services (Pty) Ltd
Last Updated: 07/26/2022
Requirements: Android 4.4+
License: Freeware
Operating system: Android
Hits: 2099
File size: 16.6 MB 

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