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How to Get Showmax Free Trial for 14 Days

Stream your favorite movies and TV shows with Showmax free trial.

Key Highlights

  • Showmax offers a 14-day free trial for new subscribers.
  • The Showmax Pro subscription will be unavailable starting October 01, 2023.

Showmax is a premium entertainment platform comprising series, movies, documentaries, sports, and kids’ content. If you subscribe to Showmax for the first time, you can claim a free trial for 14 days. The Showmax app is compatible with Smart TVs, smartphones, tablets, desktops/laptops, streaming devices, and gaming consoles.

In this article, I will guide you on activating a free trial on Showmax.

How to Sign Up for Showmax Free Trial for 14 Days

[1] Open any web browser on a Mac, Windows, or smartphone.

[2] Visit Showmax’s official website [].

[3] Click the Start 14-Day Free Trial button.

Click Start 14-Day Free Trial button

[4] Next, Sign Up for an account with your email and password.

[5] Once signed in, choose your Membership plan from the available options.

[6] After that, enter your credit card details and complete the purchase. Like other platforms, you can process your payment via PayPal for Showmax.

[7] Finally, after signing up for the Showmax free trial, you can claim the free trial for 14 days.

How to Add Showmax to the DStv Account

If you’re a DStv Premium customer, you can add Showmax to your account at R99 and pay only one monthly bill.

Get Showmax wit DStv

For Dstv Premium Subscribers

[1] Visit the DStv Self Service website ( or open the MyDStv App.

[2] Fill in the necessary credentials and click Sign In to access your account.

[3] Click Add Showmax on the Showmax card.

[4] Create a Showmax account or sign in with your existing Showmax credentials to activate.

Note: If you don’t have DStv Premium, choose the preferred payment mode, such as MTN Prepaid, Quickteller, or ZOOZ Card, and finish the payment process.

How to Cancel Showmax Free Trial/Subscription

If you’re unsatisfied with the contents while using the free trial, you can cancel the Showmax subscription before the free trial date ends.

[1] Navigate the Showmax website and Sign In to your account.

Sign in with your Showmax account

[2] Click the Profile icon at the top right corner.

[3] Select the My Account option on the drop-down box.

Click My Account

[4] Under My Account session, click Manage Subscription.

Click Manage Subscription to cancel the Showmax free trial

[5]Finally, click Cancel Subscription to terminate the Showmax subscription and free trial.

Showmax Subscription Packages

Showmax platform offers four different membership plans to users to watch movies and shows online. Since Showmax is an African streaming service, you can only subscribe to Showmax inside African countries and a few countries outside Africa. Also, the pricing will vary for each country. We recommend that geo-restricted users rely on the best VPN Apps that secure privacy and unlock location-specific sites.

CountryShowmaxShowmax MobileShowmax ProShowmax Pro Mobile
Australia (AUD)12.496.25
BotswanaBWP 95BWP 36216108
Diaspora (USD)8.994.49
Ghana (GHC)45.9916.99119.9959.99
Kenya (KSH)76030021001050
Namibia (N$)9939295149
New Zealand (NZD)13.496.75
Nigeria (NGN)2900120063003200
Mauritius (USD)7.992.9926.9913.99
South Africa (ZAR)9939449225
Tanzania (TSH)20,0007,80046,00023,000
Uganda (UGX)30,30011,49967,20033,600
United Kingdom (GBP)6.753.49
Zambia (ZMW )16072432216
Rest of Africa (USD)7.992.9917.998.99

Note: If you find geo-restrictions accessing Showmax in the US or UK, we recommend you try BritBox Free Trial for 7 days by subscribing to it.

Showmax Free Trial Promo Code

Showmax offers vouchers and free trial promo codes on valid purchases. You can claim Showmax coupon codes in South Africa in the following shops.

  • ABSA Rewards online mall
  • FNB eBucks Shop
  • Game Stores
  • HiFi Corp Stores
  • FNB Banking Application
  • Incredible Connection Stores
  • Makro Stores
  • Pick n Pay Smart Shopper (Mobile App, store at the Smart Shopper Kiosk, Online)

Where Can I Watch Showmax?

Unlike Showmax, the Showmax Pro bundle gives you access to entertainment shows, live sports from SuperSport, etc. In Africa, you can stream Showmax in the following locations.

BeninBotswanaBurkina FasoBurundiCameronCape Verde
Central African RepublicChadComoresRepublic of CongoCote D’IvoireDRC
DjiboutiEquatorial GuineaEritreaEswatiniEthiopiaGabon
RwandaSão Tomé and PríncipeSaint HelenaSeychellesSenegalAscension and Tristan da Cunha

Besides Africa, Showmax is in European countries such as the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, France, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Switzerland, Italy, Austria, Belgium, Portugal, Spain, Netherlands, Denmark, Liechtenstein, Malta, Andorra, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Luxembourg, Monaco, Jersey, Gibraltar, San Marino, Isle of Man, and Guernsey.

Furthermore, you can stream Showmax in Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, and British territories such as the Cayman Islands, Falklan, and Pitcairn Islands.


1. How much is Showmax Pro Mobile per month in rands?

In South Africa, the pricing of Showmax Pro Mobile is R199 per month until 31 January 2023. After that, it exceeds R225 per month.

2. How many devices can watch Showmax at the same time?

After subscribing to Showmax, it lets you watch on two screens simultaneously and register up to five different devices to watch on.

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