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How to VOTE for your favourites – Nigerian Idol

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09 May 2021
Here’s everything you need to know about voting for your favourite Nigerian Idol Top 11 contestant.
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Now that the Nigerian Idol Top 11 has finally been revealed, it’s time to go hard on the VOTE lines and make sure your fave comes out tops!

We’ve made the voting process quite simple; here’s how.

You’ve got options!

We know you love options and that’s why we have made voting on Nigerian Idol available on FOUR official platforms:

  1. Mobile Site
  2. Website
  3. SMS
  4. MyDStv app (DStv subscribers) and MyGOtv App (GOtv subscribers), only.
  • Voting on the MyDStv and MyGOtv App is open to active subscribers in selected countries with eligible packages only.
  • To Vote on the website, mobile site and the app, you will have to first register with your name, surname, year of birth, gender, location, and cell phone number before or during the voting round.
  • To Vote on SMS you have to send an SMS to the shortcode (Nigeria only). No registration is required.

Registering on the Nigerian Idol website: (A guide for laptop/desktop Users)

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  • You can register to Vote on the Africa Magic website – africamagic.tv/nigerianidol
  • Click on the Vote menu item.
  • Click on Register and enter your name, surname, year of birth, gender, location, and cellphone in the international format e.g., +234731234567 and your preferred password.
  • You will receive an OTP (One Time Pin) via SMS.
  • Enter your OTP.
  • Once registered, you will be able to Vote.
  • Select your favourite Contestant.
  • Website Votes are free.
  • Data costs apply.

How to VOTE on the Nigerian Idol website if you’re a registered voter

  • You may Vote for your favourite contestant via the Africa Magic website: africamagic.tv/nigerianidol
  • Click on the Vote menu item.
  • Click on Login and enter your cell phone number in the international format e.g.+234731234567.
  • Enter your chosen password.
  • Select your favourite contestant.
  • Enter your number of votes and cast your Vote by clicking VOTE.
  • Votes on the website are limited to 100 Votes per user.
  • Website Votes are free.
  • Data costs apply.

Registering on the Nigerian Idol mobile site: A guide for smartphone/tablet Users

  • You can register to Vote on the Africa Magic mobile site– africamagic.tv/nigerianidol
  • Click on the Vote menu item.
  • Click on Register and enter your name, surname, year of birth, gender, location, cell phone number in the international format e.g., +234731234567 and your preferred password.
  • You will receive an OTP (One Time Pin) via SMS.
  • Enter your OTP.
  • Once registered, you will be able to Vote after the show.
  • Mobile site Votes are free.
  • Data costs apply.

How to VOTE on the Nigerian Idol mobile site if you’re a registered voter:

  • You may vote for your favourite contestant via the Africa Magic mobile site– africamagic.tv/nigerianidol
  • Click on the Vote menu item.
  • Click on Login and enter your cell phone number in the international format e.g., +234731234567.
  • Enter your chosen password.
  • Select your favourite contestant.
  • Enter your number of Votes and cast your vote by clicking VOTE.
  • Votes on the mobile site are limited to 100 Votes per user.
  • Mobile site Votes are free.
  • Data costs apply.

How to VOTE on Nigerian Idol via SMS (Nigeria only)

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  • You may Vote for your favourite contestant by sending VOTE and the contestants’ number to 32053 on *participating Nigerian networks only.
  • Votes via SMS are limited to 100 Votes per user.
  • Costs are N30 per SMS.
  • VAS rates apply.
  • *Participating networks: MTN, AIRTEL & 9Mobile

How to Vote via the MyDStv or MyGOtv App (*DStv subscribers with eligible packages only)

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  • Get additional Votes with the MyDStv or MyGOtv App.
  • *Additional Votes are awarded based on your subscription package or tier
  • Simply click here to download the MyDStv or click here for MyGOtv App from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.
  • Log into the app by selecting your default country, use your surname or mobile number and your smartcard number.
  • Once you’ve logged into your MyDStv or MyGOtv app account page, look for the “Vote Now” button.
  •  You must be an active MyDStv or MyGOtv subscriber on one of the eligible packages to receive your additional votes.
  • Click on “Vote Now” then follow the instructions to cast your Vote.

Registering on the MyDStv or MyGOtv App (*DStv subscribers with eligible packages only)

  • You can register to Vote by clicking on the “Vote now” button inside the MyDStv or MyGOtv App.
  •  Click on Register and enter your name, surname, year of birth, gender, location, and cell phone number in the international format e.g., +234731234567, confirm your smartcard number and your preferred password.
  • You will receive an OTP (One Time Pin) via SMS.
  • Enter your OTP.
  • Once registered, you will be able to Vote after the show.
  • MyDStv and MyGOtv App Votes are free.
  • Data costs apply.

How to VOTE on the My DStv or MyGOtv App if you’re a registered voter (DStv subscribers with eligible packages only):**

  • You may Vote for your favourite contestant by clicking on the “Vote now” button inside the MyDStv or MyGOtv App.
  • Confirm your smartcard number and enter your cell phone number in the international format e.g., +234731234567.
  • Enter your chosen password.
  • Select your favourite contestant.
  • Enter your number of votes and cast your Vote by clicking VOTE.
  • MyDStv app or MyGOtv app Votes are allocated based on your subscription package/tier (active DStv subscribers in selected countries with eligible packages only)**
  • MyDStv and MyGOtv App Votes are free.
  • Data costs apply.

VOTING LIMITS & COST
Each user may cast 100 votes per voting platform per Vote round i.e.:

  • SMS – 100 votes (Nigeria only).
  • Costs are N30 per SMS.
  • Web – 100 votes 
  • Mobi – 100 votes 
  • Network data costs will apply for the use of the internet on the web and mobile.
  • Terms and conditions apply.
  • MyDStv app or MyGOtv app – Votes are allocated based on your subscription package/tier (active DStv subscribers in selected countries with eligible packages only)**

*Vote limits based on DStv packages

Packages

MyDStv/MyGOtv App (Active subscribers only)

Premium/Bue/Mega

2500

Compact +/Grande Mais

1500

Compact/Grande

750

Confam/Family/Familia

500

Yanga/Access/ Facil

200

GOtv Max

350

GOtv Jolli/Plus

200

There you have it: Everything you need to know about the Nigerian Idol season 6 VOTE process. Remember, our Top 11’s quest to own the Nigerian Idol stage lies in your hands, so start making use of all our voting platforms as soon as voting lines open this Sunday!

Nigerian Idol live shows begin Sunday, May 9 on Africa Magic Showcase (DStv CH 151) and Africa Magic Urban (DStv CH 153) and Africa Magic Family (DStv CH 154 & GOtv CH 2) from 7 pm. Viewers can also catch a special 24-hour Nigerian Idol Extra content on DStv Channel 198 and GOtv Channel 29.

Nigerian Idol season 6 is sponsored by Bigi Drinks and Tecno Mobile. The show is available to customers on DStv Premium, Compact Plus, Compact, Confam, Yanga and GOtv Max and Jolli. Visit www.dstvafrica.com or www.gotvafrica.com and download MyDStv or MyGOtv Apps to pay your subscription or switch your package.

Nigerian Idol season 6 is sponsored by Bigi Drinks and Tecno Mobile. Keep it locked on our social media platforms FacebookTwitter and Instagram for the latest details. Watch Nigerian on Africa Magic Showcase, Urban and Family every Sunday from 7pm.  You can catch up on all the episodes on the DStv App and watch the latest behind the scenes on Showmax' Countdown to Showtime.