How to Pay for a Showmax Subscription with M-PESA

Pay Showmax MPESA

Showmax is a streaming service where you can watch movies, series, documentaries, sports, and kids’ content. You can watch it online at or using the Showmax app. You can easily pay for Showmax right from our M-PESA mobile money wallet.

The Showmax app is available for phones, tablets, smart TVs, media players, and gaming consoles. All you need is a subscription and a device that can connect to the internet to watch Showmax.

Showmax Plans

  • Showmax’s standard plan comes with thousands of movies and series to stream.
  • Showmax Pro: Showmax Pro is a streaming service available for Showmax subscribers in Africa that bundles the existing Showmax entertainment offering with music channels, news, and live sports streaming from SuperSport. Live sport featured on Showmax Pro includes every game of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and all Premier League, Serie A, LaLiga, and DStv Premiership games come with everything in the standard plan, plus live sport from SuperSport, and live news and music channels.
  • Showmax Mobile and Showmax Pro Mobile:  Mobile versions of the plans above. They’re half the price because even though you can watch all the same content, you can only do so on one device – a phone or tablet. 

Here’s How to Pay for Showmax with M-PESA

Want to pay for Showmax using M-Pesa? First, update your Showmax account with your M-Pesa mobile number: 

  1. On your Showmax Profile, visit My Account.
  2. Select the Manage Subscription tab on the left sidebar. 
  3. Select Add Mobile Number.
  4. Enter the mobile number you use for M-Pesa payments.
  5. Enter the one-time-pin (OTP) sent to that mobile number.

Using M-PESA App/Safaricom app/Sim Toolkit

  1. Select Pay bill.
  2. Select Enter pay bill number.
  3. Enter pay bill number 4081010.
  4. Enter your phone number.
  5. Enter the amount.
  6. Confirm the transaction.
  7. The transaction is successful.
  8. You will receive an SMS confirmation.

Important Note: Showmax announced revamped prices of its mobile subscriptions bought and paid for via M-PESA. a few months back. This will see customers enjoy lower prices on two Safaricom mobile data packages bundled with a 30-day Showmax Mobile subscription. Full Details are HERE.

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