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#DStvNow4Newbies: Get started

DStv Now is all about discovering new content and getting a chance to watch your favourite DStv shows and the hottest sporting events on the go. Continue reading to find out how easy it is to watch anytime, anywhere.

You can either access DStv Now online at now.dstv.com or by downloading the DStv Now app for your mobile device from either the Google Play Store or Apple App Store.

The DStv Now app brings up to 60 live streaming channels of international and local content, a comprehensive Catch Up library and over 1000 movies from the M-Net Movies Collection to all DStv PremiumDStv Compact Plus and DStv Compact customers* on their mobile devices, computers and even TV screens. 

Get started today

Logging in to DStv Now is a once-off process, using your DStv Connect ID. Already have a Connect ID? Make sure that you link your smartcard to your account to unlock a world of entertainment. 

If you don’t have a Connect ID, creating one is easy. Just follow these simple steps:

- Click "Register" in the top right corner of now.dstv.com or dstv.com.

- Enter a username, your e-mail address and a password.

- Click "Sign up"

- You will then receive a verification mail that will arrive in the inbox of the e-mail address used for registration. You need to click on the link, which will automatically log you in to the site that you registered on and you will now have a verified Connect ID that will allow you access to a host of DStv functionality, including access to DStv Now.

- You also have the option of Google or Facebook-assisted Connect ID registration. You will not need to verify your email address for Connect ID if you've used either of these methods to register.

- You will only need to sign in once on the app, unless you specifically log out.

Watch the video below to see how easy it is to get started and enjoy DStv Now on your mobile device:

With your Connect ID you can access all your favourite shows on up to five different devices. Say goodbye to the fight for the DStv Explora remote because DStv Now will make sure you don’t miss the latest episode of your favourite show or a moment of action from the big game.  

DStv Now offers a host of features to enjoy entertainment on the go. We've explained everything you need to know in handy articles about DStv Catch Up, Live TV and the kids content offering. Make sure to read up on getting the most out of your DStv Now experience. 

*content availability is subject to package subscription