DSTV has grown into one of the biggest satellite broadcasting services on the African continent since its formation in 1995. It has been able to capture a larger chunk of what has now grown into a competitive market, thanks to its ability to continuously come up with many packages, products, and services that would meet the specific needs of its customers. One of such products and services is the DStv Now App.
DStv Now was introduced as the online version of DStv. With this, subscribers can access channels without having to make use of their decoders. They can simply watch on any internet-enabled device, including laptops, tablets, and even mobile phones. Hence, it makes it possible for one to access DStv on the go. What makes the DStv Now App even more interesting is that it is easy to download, register, login, and make use of.
What Exactly Is DStv Now App?
As stated, DStv Now is simply the broadcasting satellite’s service that allows you to watch DStv on the go through the use of your mobile device or any other internet- enabled devices such as your computer, tablet, smart TV, or even a gaming console.
DStv Now, which has now been updated into the DStv App, makes it possible for one to view different programs on more than one screen, even when other members of the family are watching from the TV set. Even though the name has since changed, as DStv has made clear, the functionalities remain the same.
What makes this app different from the regular service that you access on a TV set making use of the decoder, is that it allows for one to access contents on different devices all at once. More so, using the app, you can download programs you want to your mobile device to watch later and even have different personalized profiles.
It is important to note that while the regular DStv only needs you to have a decoder to access, what you need when making use of the app is internet connectivity either through your mobile data or wifi and a device to connect it.
How To Download The App
DStv Now can be accessed on your computer or any other hand-held device, as stated. Hence, this means that while there is a mobile application, there is also the web version of the service for those making use of computers.
When you are making use of a computer, you do not need to download any app to allow you access the service; all you need to do is go to the DStv Now portal on: https: //now.dstv.com/
On the other hand, if you are making use of a smartphone, there is a need to download and install the app on your device before you can access and get the full benefits of the service. Here are the steps to follow to download the app which is available for both Android and iOS users:
- Making use of the device you want to have the app installed on, which may be a smartphone or tablet, go to the app store of your device. This means while Android users will go to the Google PlayStore, iOS users can go to the App Store.
- Search for the DStv App. Note that DStv Now has now changed its name and updated it to DStv App.
- After you must have found it, download and install the app.
The DStv Now App Makes It Possible To Watch On More Than One Device
One thing that stands out as possibly the best feature of the service is that it allows for one to view programs, not just on the go, but also on more than one device at a particular time. More so, you can register as many as four different devices to make use of your DStv Now account by creating different profiles for them.
The different devices are not locked to only watch what you are watching at a particular time as everyone can watch what you want without any interference. With that said, some of the devices that you can make use of to watch DStv programs on the go include the following:
- iOS and Android smartphones and tablets.
• Samsung smart TVs – this is limited to a few models from 2015.
• Hisense smart TVs – limited to a set of models from 2018.
• LG Smart TV models running webOS 3.0, 3.5, and 4.0.
• Xbox gaming consoles – this works with Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox One X. • Apple TV – this is limited to 4th generation and newer sets.
• Google-certified media players running Android TV.