Are you a DSTV subscriber? Have you been wondering whether or not you can watch DSTV on your Android phone or tablet? If yes, then this article is for you. In it, we show you how you can enjoy the DSTV experience on the go. Love or hate them, there can be no doubting that DSTV is the number one provider of digital television in Africa. So, can you watch DSTV on an Android device?
Yes, you can watch DSTV on Android
Yes, you can watch DSTV on Android. That’s good news for those that are looking watch their favorite shows on the go.
How to watch DSTV on an Android Device
Install DSTV Now for Android
Here is what you need to do to install the DSTV Now apk on your Android phone or tablet;
- Open Google Play on your Android Device.
- Search for “DSTV Now”
- Install the DSTV Now app
I can’t see the DSTV Now app on my Android device
I tried installing the DSTV Now app on my Google Nexus 7 tablet. However, I realized after a moment that the app wasn’t even appearing on the list of available downloads in Google Play. Should that happen, then it means that Google Play thinks the app is not compatible with your device.
The good news, however, is that you can still watch DSTV Now on your device. All that you need to do is to download the DSTV now apk for your android device. You can do this by simply carrying out a search for DSTV apk on Google. Don’t try to download the apk from Google Play Store. I got mine from APK Pure.
Once you have downloaded the DSTV now Android apk, go ahead and install it on your tablet or mobile phone. I honestly expected a glitch during the installation and was pleasantly surprised that I didn’t encounter any issues. The DSTV now apk turned out to be compatible with my Android device and the installation went on clearly.
Enable Installation from Unknown Sources
Note, however, that in order to install the DSTV apk for Android on your device using a download other than from the Play Store, you are going to have to enable installation of apps from unknown sources. Read this article to find out how to allow installation of apps from unknown sources on Android devices.
Sign into DSTV Now
Now that you have downloaded the DSTV now app on your Android device, the next thing that you need to do is sign in. To do so, you need to do the following;
- Open the DSTV Now app on your Android Tablet or phone
- Sign in using your email and password
- If you haven’t already signed up for DSTV Now, you can do so either via your android device or on your computer.
- For those who are signing up for the first time, you will need to add your DSTV smartcard number to your DSTV Now account.
Enjoy DSTV on Android
Now that you have signed into DSTV Now via your Android device, you can watch all the shows for you DSTV subscription. What this means is that if you have subscribed for DSTV Access, you will only get DSTV Access Channels on your Android Phone and Tablet.
How much data do I need?
Honestly, you are not going to enjoy many shows on your mobile device if you do not have an unlimited data plan. If you are on unlimited WiFi, then there is no end to the amount of DSTV shows that you can watch on your Android device. Check out the article in the following link to find out how much data is used by DSTV Now.