How To Create & Activate A DSTV Now Account
Time needed: 6 minutes
This is a guide on how you should create and activate your DStv Now account. After activation, you shall be able to access DStv channels and services.
- Go to the official DSTV Registration page
Visit the DSTV official account
- Signing Up
Click the ‘Sign Up’ button on the homepage
- Registration prompt
Upon clicking the sign up button, a registration page will be opened
- Select Nationality
Remember to hit the dropdown menu button to choose your respective country
- Add e-mail
Fill the first box with your Email
- Add mobile no.
Fill your phone number (no country code)
- Set Password
Choose and decide on a secure and memorable password for your DSTV NOW account. The password must be hard to guess and contain a minimum of 6 characters
- Terms and Conditions
Make sure you read through the terms and conditions before completing your sign up
- Confirm details
Last but not least, remember to go through your data to make sure it’s accurately filled
- Complete Sign-Up
Submit the registration by hitting the ‘Create Account tab
- Creating your DSTV now account online
After creating your DStv now account, this is how to activate your DStv Now account online
- Go to the DSTV now website
Visit DStv now website address
- Select ‘sign up
From the middle of the DStv Now website, select the sign-up option to start creating your DStv Now account online.
- Choose your country
On the DStv now sign up page, start by selecting your country.
- Enter your email address
Next, enter your email address to use on your DStv Now account.
- Enter your mobile number
Now enter your mobile phone number to help you confirm the creation of your DStv Now account. Do not include your country code.
- Enter your password
Enter your DStv NOW password. Enter a password that is easy to remember but hard to guess or crack.
- Read and accept the DStv now terms and conditions
Read the provided DStv now terms and conditions and accept them
- Click on sign up
Finish creating your DStv Now account online by clicking on ‘sign up’ Congratulations, you have created your DStv account online.
Being one of the most popular Multichoice products, DSTV has gained vast subscriptions across the globe. All DSTV users must have a DSTV account that gives them access to the various packages and DSTV dealers as well. Creating a DSTV now account is a ‘piece of cake’ do-it-yourself task.
Recently, many subscribers have reported a difficult time trying to create a DSTV account and activate their decoder. Here, we’ve committed this article to show you how to create and activate a DStv account- a step-by-step guide. However, there are a number of requirements you need to consider before starting your sign-up for DSTV.
How to create and activate a DSTV Now account- VIDEO
DSTV Account Sign-Up Requirements
- Smartphone, Mac IOS, Laptop (with working internet)
- A stable internet connection
- A DSTV account
- An Email address
- Security password
- Mobile phone number
How to create a DSTV account
Here is the guideline for signing up for your DSTV account step by step:
Use the steps above to sign up for a Now DSTV account, and start enjoying premium entertainment and other TV coverage experiences across the globe.
How to register for DSTV Now Account on the phone
Creating a DSTV Now profile on your phone will require you to download and install the DSTV app first. Moreover, the DSTV Now app provides an amazing user interface that favors the user’s experience. Below are the steps you should follow:
How To Activate Your DSTV Now Account Via Phone
- Visit your phone’s play store or AppStore
- Go to the search panel and search ‘DSTV Now
- Find and click on the official app
- Download and install the app
- Upon finishing the installation, launch the app
- Follow the instructions prompted on the screen and fill in the required information
- Following a successful registration, you can now easily link your DSTV Now to your MultiChoice account
How To Activate DSTV Now Account After Making Payment
- To activate your DSTV account upon making your payment
- Type ‘RA Smartcard No.’
- Send it to 30333.
- You should leave no space or insert any punctuation in between the code.
- To activate your DStv account in Kenya do the following;
- Go to your email and create a new email
- Write to the DStv team that you want to activate your DStv account
- Remember to attach the activation forms with the Email Address.
- Send the email to [email protected].
- The dstv team shall help you have your DStv account activated.
Steps to take when facing problems with your DSTV registration
In some cases, subscribers might follow the steps outlined above but still end up in vain. Here is what you should do to counter this problem:
- Ensure you have a working DSTV Now account
- Make sure the phone number and email address you are using are configured with your MultiChoice account
- Make sure you have a functioning internet connection
- Try refreshing the DSTV website in case of server errors
- Check your details to ensure they are accurately filled
Devices Adaptable with the DSTV-Now App
Now that you have mastered how to create and activate a DStv account- step by step; you need to know devices that are compatible with a DSTV Now account. DStv Now allows users to watch their favorite shows, movies, and series from their devices. However, there are specific devices compatible with this DSTV service:
- Android smartphones ( Minimum 4.1 version)
- A Macbook or Mac computer
- iPad version iOS 9 and above
- iPhones version iOS 9 and above
- iPod version iOS 9 and above
- Android TV’s 4.1 version and above
- 4.1 and above version tablets
DStv Now app for PC & Laptops
You can also download the DStv Now app for PC by visiting your Mac store or Microsoft store, and clicking ‘DSTV Now for PC’. Find the official app, download it, and install it on your PC to start enjoying your packages on your desktop. This text is a simple guideline on how to download and install the DStv Now app on your PC/Laptop.
DStv Now App for your smart Android TV
Here are the steps you should take to install this application on your smart TV:
- Make sure your device is connected to a working internet
- Visit the TV Appstore and search ‘DSTV Now app’ on the search bar
- As soon as the application is installed, it will prompt a code on the screen. In the meantime, open a browser and visit https://now.dstv.com/tv then sign in to your account
- Upon successful login, dial the code on your TV screen on the web and hit the ‘Sign in’ button on the TV
- The Now DSTV app will launch and be live on your TV device
DStv Now Customer Care Contacts
How to create and activate DSTV Now account faqs
The process of activating your DSTV upon making your payment is quite simple. All you have to do is type ‘RA Smartcard No.’ and send it to 30333. You should leave no space or insert any punctuation in between the code.
To register your new DSTV decoder, you should visit the official DSTV Website and create your ‘Connect’ account. Hit the ‘Register’ button at the top right of the page and follow the registration prompts to complete your registration.
You can download the DStv Now app for PC by visiting your Mac store or Microsoft store, and clicking ‘DSTV Now for PC’. Find the official app, download it, and install it on your PC to start enjoying your packages on your desktop.
Follow the simple steps illustrated below to install and access your DSTV Now app on your Android TV or Smartphone:
1. Make sure your device is connected to a working internet.
2. Visit the TV Appstore or Smartphone and search ‘DSTV Now app’ on the search bar.
3. the application will prompt a code on the screen as soon as the application is installed. In the meantime, open a browser and visit https://now.dstv.com/tv then sign in to your account.
4. Upon successful login, dial the code on your TV screen on the web and hit the ‘Sign in’ button on the TV.
5. The DSTV Now app will launch and be live on your Android TV device or smartphone immediately if your log-in was successful. You can now enjoy your DSTV package channels online; on your Smart TV or even watch on your Android phone.
To open a DSTV account on your phone, follow the steps we’ve given you in the guide below:
1. Visit your phone’s play store or AppStore.
2. Go to the search panel and search ‘DSTV Now.
3. Find and click on the official app.
4. Download and install the app.
5. Upon finishing the installation, launch the app.
6. Follow the instructions prompted on the screen and fill in the required information. After successful registration, you can now easily link your DSTV Now Account to your MultiChoice account.
All DSTV users can either unlink or link their smartcards easily online on the DSTV website. Visit the official page then sign in to your ‘Connect Profile’. Upon logging in, click the Subscriptions tab and select the ‘Link‘ option to connect your Smartcard to DSTV now.
If you’re facing a difficult time registering a device on DSTV Now, the problem might be inaccurate or invalid login credentials. If your DSTV account keeps prompting ‘Device Not Registered’; you need to log out of your DSTV Now and sign back in using your credentials. After signing in, you can now go to the DSTV Now settings and manage the authorized streaming devices from there.
Currently multichoice does not have the option for activating your DStv decoder online. To have your DStv decoder activated, reach out to the DStv customer care service team and let them help you activate your DStv decoder today.
It takes between 5 to 30 minutes to get your DStv account created and activated.