Do you want to know if Showmax on DStv uses data? Well, you are not far away from the answer.
The Showmax platform offers you unlimited access to movies on demand, and if you have an active subscription, all you need is enough data bundle to stream or download for as long as you wish.
However, the Showmax services are delivered to users through the internet, and if you are not connected to an active internet connection, your chances of accessing Showmax are almost zero.
Before you can even watch movies or other video content on Showmax, you must install the app on your Smartphone, Tv, Tablet, and any other devices that run on Android.
Suppose you are new to Showmax either you are linked to a Dstv account or a direct subscription. Let’s see how you can use Showmax.
Does Showmax On DStv Use Data
Yes, if you have linked your Showmax account to your Dstv, you still need a data bundle to watch movies on the Showmax app. That means you need data the watch Showmax even if you have linked it to your Dstv account.
How Much Internet Speed Do I Need To Watch Showmax
To watch Showmax, you need a minimum internet speed of
2mb/s and above to get consistent streaming on the Showmax App without any buffering. If you are using Showmax on Smart TV, it is recommended that you get Broadband internet to attain consistent speed.
Can I Watch Showmax Offline
Yes, you can watch Showmax when you download movies for offline viewing on Showmax. However, before you can stream on Showmax in offline mode, you must connect to the internet to download the movies you want to watch, and you can view them offline.
Does Showmax Consume A Lot Of Data
Showmax does not consume a lot of data if you are watching on the Standard picture quality, but if you switch to a higher streaming resolution, your data consumption will rise.
Data consumption on Showmax depends on your preferred picture quality. Usually, if you are using Showmax on mobile, its default picture quality is SD, but on Smart TV, it is in HD.
You can set a picture quality that matches your preferred viewing, but to manage data consumption on the Showmax app, you can set your streaming resolution to medium picture quality.
Last Updated on March 12, 2022 by Admin
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