Getting started with DStv streaming

How to stream DStv channels and shows on a computer, laptop, smartphone, tablet, smart TV, or gaming console.

When you want to watch DStv on the go, there's only one app you need: DStv! We've changed the name from DStv Now - but kept all the features the same - you can stream your live channels and watch catch up too.

How to update your DStv app

If you already have our DStv Now app and have selected auto-update, the app will automatically update.

If you don’t have auto-updates on your device, you can update your DStv app by going to your app store.

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If you’ve never tried streaming DStv before, prepare to have your mind blown!

Getting started with DStv streaming

It’s possible to watch DStv channels and shows on your computer, laptop, smartphone, tablet, smart TV, or gaming console.

Who can stream DStv online?

The DStv streaming service is available to all DStv subscribers, no matter which package you are on. There is no additional fee or charge to watch DStv channels and shows online.

Sign up and start streaming at


What DStv channels and shows can I stream online?

It’s possible for any DStv customer to watch the same channels and shows they watch on their decoder at home, but on a device like a phone or a laptop.

For instance: DStv Premium subscribers will be able to see all the DStv Premium channels when they go to or use the DStv app. Compact subscribers can view the channels that are part of the Compact bouquet, and so on. There is also an extensive catalogue of DStv movies and series available to stream online. Look out for box sets of popular shows and catch up on missed episodes.

How to sign up to stream DStv online

1. Go to and Sign Up.

2. Fill in an email address, mobile number and choose a strong password.

3. Click Create an Account.

4. Fill in the DStv account holder’s ID number, DStv smartcard number, or DStv customer number.

5. Check your inbox for a confirmation email.

6. Log in and start watching online at, or download the DStv Now app to your phone or tablet or smart TV.

Where to get the DStv streaming app

That’s easy! Go to the app store on the device you want to stream DStv on. Type ‘DStv’ into the search bar and hit install.

Download the DStv streaming app for iOS and Android.

How to reset your DStv streaming password

1. When logging in, click ‘reset password’ option or go here.

2 Enter the email address or mobile number you signed up with.

3. Click Reset.

4. You’ll receive a 4-digit OTP (one-time pin) either in your inbox or on your phone.

5. Enter the OTP.

6. Reset your password.

7. Log in at or into your DStv app with your new password and continue watching.

What other apps should I know about?

While you're in the app store, why not also download our new support app, MyDStv? You can join Rewards, check out the TV Guide, manage your account, change package and more.

Download the MyDStv self-service app for iOS and Android.

Whether you want to enjoy DStv on the go, earn rewards or even make a payment, you can do it all from the palm of your hand with our easy-to-use apps.