Showmax - Watch TV shows and movies APK

Version 49.6.2c9b58fdd -
Last updated: 2019-11-08 12:31:11

Showmax is a subscription internet TV service.

Showmax - Watch TV shows and movies apk

APP Information

App Download Version49.6.2c9b58fdd (4900006)
Updated2019-11-08 12:31:11
Apk Size19.23 MB
App DeveloperShowMax
Malware CheckTRUSTED
Install on Android4.4.x and up

Download Showmax - Watch TV shows and movies 49.6.2c9b58fdd APK

App Description

Showmax - Watch TV shows and movies is showmax,entertainment, content rating is Everyone (PEGI-3). This app is rated 3.94 by 18 users who are using this app. To know more about the company/developer, visit ShowMax website who developed it. apps can be downloaded and installed on Android 4.4.x and higher Android devices. The Latest Version of 49.6.2c9b58fdd Available for download. Download the app using your favorite browser and click Install to install the application. Please note that we provide both basic and pure APK files and faster download speeds than Showmax - Watch TV shows and movies APK Mirror. This app APK has been downloaded 190543+ times on store. You can also download APK and run it with the popular Android Emulators.

Showmax is an internet TV service. For a single monthly fee, get all-you-can-eat access to a huge online selection of TV shows, movies, kids shows and documentaries. Start and stop when you want. No ads. Compatible with phones, tablets and Android TV. Also supports Google Cast.

Not sure what to watch? Showmax has a recommendation engine to help you find the perfect show. Personalise things with our profiles feature and keep the kids safe with PIN-protected age-appropriate content settings.

Manage data consumption using the bandwidth capping feature. No internet? No problems - download up to 25 shows to smartphones and tablets to watch later.

Showmax is currently available in sub-Saharan Africa. A service for South African expats featuring kykNET and and Mzansi Magic shows is available in the following countries: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States. 

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Licence Agreement
By downloading this application you agree to the Showmax Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and End User Licence Agreement, available at

App ChangeLog

  • Fixed a minor issue with downloads.

App Screens

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Reviews From google play store

I thought it was my phone at first and then I realized it's the app. Apart from making my phone (128gb rom and 4gb RAM) hang, the frequent error messages are very tiring. I have had more than 20 error messages since I subscribed 4 days ago. I have had to factory reset my phone too thinking it was the problem. I'm unisntalling this app once my subscription ends. Enough is enough

Showmax is great. The app is okay. Customer service for the app, worse. If you cancel every complaint card after 5 minutes or less, who are you even able to help? What's the point of having the app if it gets stuck for whatever reason and no one can help me because I didn't respond in 5 minutes to a web chat, while you don't respond within 5 minutes yourselves? If I can't use your app, then I can't be subscribed. There really is no point. Your customer service policy sucks!

This app is okay ne but the problem is that when you download a movie and choose to play offline you never can finish 40 minutes with out an error and then after that it's a meeting of the same error every 10 or so minutes.If is not another error then its (AND1000). Please can you fix this, I can't finish a movie that I've downloaded all.😞😞

I'll only register my account fully if I know how many megabyte data, a complete football match will consume for I can't subscribe for data and still subscribe for using the apps. If the video is compress to only consume like 50-100mb per match, unlike iptv that consume up to 1G, then I'll go for it lest, am deleting the apps. Thank you.

The new update released in the 17th of October 2019 is not compatible with LG Smart World. No update is available. Unfortuneately it makes the app hang. So picking what to watch is a hit and miss...somethings are playing and some will just not play. Btw the app hanging has nothing to do with internet speed

It's great but the amount of content to download is too little I mean what if you want to watch an entire series you can't cos you can only download like 27 or 28. South would be great if that was changed 😶

Better than Netflix. Constantly adding fresh and new content. Keep it up and you'll have my continued subscription.

I love it. I wish there was live sport. Not just recorded sport but live broadcasts. Movies and series are top notch

So far no issues...from previous...There shows quality is upgrading shows that they listen to our view and what we would like to watch..Thank you

Pathetic not enough variety. Too few movies from which to choose. Only about 10 movies per genre. Not nearly enough scifi. No Star Trek on it. Movies are removed constantly

Ever since I downloaded Showmax was working working...keeps on saying content unavailable or no internet connection or an error has occured...

Love the App! It's fast, easy to navigate, and I like that I can download content to watch when offline.

Great app, just disappointed it doesn't have any shows from TLC like 90 day fiancé or reality shows from Vuzu like My Kitchen Rules and Real Housewives of Atlanta. Great app nonetheless

Great picture quality even when casting in Globe. I never lose track of where I am on my series. The best!

Terrible app and not mobile phone friendly...the app stops working every 5 seconds ( literally!) Ive had to uninstall and download it atleast 5 times in two days!!!!

Really easy to use and few to non issues with it so far. Now all it needs is even more content..

Showmax has good shows but is not user friendly especially on the mobile phone , it's hard to watch an episode again if you watch it once that it , the software makes it hard to rewind if you use chrome cast , and you don't get the option to play next episode ... I think for the money you guys are asking for these issues should not be here ....sometimes late uploading of episodes its not tolerable....

This is somewhat a useless app because it's always encountering errors. One minute you're watching and next minute you have an error

Cannot lie, I've only had this app and subscription for a little over a week and I simply LOVE IT. It really has a HUGE selection of TV shows and movies, many oldies but goodies and more importantly Afrikaans series and movies. Not in the least disappointed that I chose SHOWMAX above other similar sites and apps.

I love the fact that they've added sports. I can watch movies and sports on the same app - awesome. Next up should be news.

Really love the shows but keep having connectivity issues and it's not my wifi as this is the only app experiencing difficulties

I don't feel my Subscription fee because 'wawu' I'm Absolutely happy; like I don't see Anything wrong at all…💯 they are Quick to answer on messenger & they take you through all the Steps; I hope now that I've Given feedback I don't Start to Experience any Problems : seriously; Showmax is my Number one!!!💃 From Reality Shows to Movies & all the Series, Also hubby don't need DSTV coz he has his sports & our son has Cartoons; entertainment Galo 2yrs now

It keeps me entertained always, I'm never bored. All my favourite shows in one place. It's really the best entertainment

The app is 75% offline...keeps throwing out error messages...I can't take this anymore😡 Shomax- Fix your f*****g problems

Really cool, classic and interesting. The 2 weeks upfront sub is a thumbs up for me.

The worst streaming site ever. The way they handle multiple devices is horrible one has to go through a lot of hustle. Wouldn't recommend this to anyone.

So buggy. Keeps crashing and you can hardly download without issues. Damn.

I keep on getting an error message on my downloads (AND1105) as a result, I can't watch any downloaded series/ movies. I have to download them again and again. At this point I can no longer download anything to watch it later because I'll get this error message when I want to watch it. This happens all the time, so I have to use more data to download episodes/ movies which I had already downloaded.

Its a really good app. The user interface is great but there could be a lot more new movies on.

Fix Downloaded movies displaying error. Also movies that are downloaded should be accessible in the internal memory of the device. Start and resume features should included in the player. Great content and quality but more recent movies and series should be updated regularly.. Also work on the issue of aspect ratio. Enlarge video (full screen), 18:9.

It's awesome I like it a lot but their is a few new movies that doesn't show at all. And some series like lucifer and those tipe of stuff. Would be really nice if we could get a bit more movies aswell.

I'm not happy with data usage on this app. How can I spend almost 1Gb of data downloading a video that is 174mb. It will start initially and then start saying waiting to retry. then will now be downloading till it passes the actual size of the video and afterwards come back to write 174 after consuming almost 1gb of my data. That's why I always prefer Netflix. If you encounter network ussues why not pause the download. Why waste my data "Waiting to retry"

I love this app. My bf got me the subscription as a gift as I wanted to watch 1 series on it. But im hooked

The Content is relatively wide and great to watch, and easy too with the App. Thank you Showmax.

I dig all the classics. But a bit short of new releases

Hi, I can not subscribe, it will not allow me to put my email and password all. By the submit area. please can you fix this.

Good up but should integrate an inbuilt full screen fit feature for mobile users kinda sucks watching a movie or tv series with the screen not covering the whole display

Lovely selection of movies, dramas, documentaries, cartoons, and series. No dull moment at all.

Hi, I have a little issue, i can't seem to be able to download movies/series because it says i still have downloaded videos that hasn't expired and i have reached the limit. Mind you i made sure i deleted all the downloaded videos, i even had to log out and log in, use the desktop version to check and and also uninstall the app but i can't still wipe everything off because i can't even see them. Please check... thanks

It's nice but the download options crashes all the time!

This app is annoying. It's only been few hours after subscription and it's hooking. Always saying "unfortunately showmax has stopped " I have only opened two movies which I barely watched; not less than 3mins each. I want to unsubscribe. This is just my day 1 of the 14days free trial. I want my money back!

Great variety, easy to use app - no issues experienced so far.

Excellent service, only problem is when you reach the maximum downloads and you can't delete them for some reason....the problem is solved quite easily and quickly nonetheless

It's very nice but I think the downloads should be unlimited it's so boring when you have watched 20 episodes and you have to wait for a month to continue watching other episodes..change it

Good movies and a lot of the latest show. If you could add vod , that would be awesome. Keep up the good work.

Terribly over hyped app! Takes ages to load even with great network. Downloading is close to impossible. Annoying 💯. You guys aren't ready to compete yet. Sad part is you have some great movies that I cant even watch. Make the download less complex please and way more faster. Thank you. P.s the 14days trial is trash

I really love my showmax app, I have one issue though, you take too long to update to the next season eg.good trouble season 2 is out long ago why not yet added on app? Maybe throw in alot more variety on romance movies also sweet bitter really when will that be updated??

The app was working two days ago. I contacted your page on Facebook and they told me it wasn't compatible with my Nokia 3.1. how is that possible? I'm just waiting for my subscription to end and I will uninstall never to use again

The downloads were really fast in the beginning now it's taking forever and just stops at 99%. And if by chance it's get to a 100% download it doesn't give option to play offline. So wasting data.

Great app and when assistance is needed it's kind and friendly people who help you

I love this app, but if downloads lies a bit long, but BEFORE it expires, on my device, it gives an error and doesn't want to play and have to be downloaded again.

We currently have a Dstv premium package and I have linked our accounts with Showmax. After re-entering my details I recieved an email telling me I have a 14 day free trial. This doesn't make sense as it says that subscription is free to Dstv Premium subscribers.

I hate the fact that after suscribing you still have to use data to watch any movie. Its soooo annoying.

The experience isn't yet bad, good job is being done. Just keep adding more new hot trending series and movies into your collection, and also decrease on the old series and movies.... Otherwise thumbs up for u guys

Personal opinion, I prefer it over Netflix. I'd rather Max out and chill. Even when your Internet speed is not that strong, it will reduce the quality for you so that you can have a seamless binge watching experience.

On my mobile it's awesome to have...cause if u stop watching and have finished the episode..u can pick up where u left off...only problem I have is if u watch it on TV u can't carry on from where u stopped ....most frustrating 🙈😡

The app doesn't have picture in picture, even the dstv app has picture in picture, why you guys left behind? Its not multitask friendly , that's boring... If you don't know how to do it, hire me i will upgrade it for you, free of charge

We were just informed that showmax doesn't support all android tv devices. They take your money and because you viewed 3 shows (not even fully watched as we testing a Mirroring function) they can't refund you. I will surely not join showmax again. At least Netflix works on my current android tv

DON'T DOWNLOAD THIS APP AND DON'T DO THE 14 DAY FREE TRIAL!! I done it and cancelled my subscription before the 14 days ended (I have an email as proof) and they still took money from my account! I enquired about it and some person told me I apparently have an email address linked to mine and that one is active. They are lieing!!!! And now I got money taken from my account and they won't refund!!! I'm so annoyed!!!

Great app, user friendly and I enjoy watching my favorite TV shows all the time. Showmax has the best quality 😊 I'm satisfied.

Live chat is useless. Please create a call no. Also my profile does not show details of linked devices therefore cannot pick the correct device to delete. Shows are ok.

Does not work on my smart tv after installation and signing up.

Love the variety. It would however be great if you could fix the buffering and "the app has stopped working" errors.

Showmax is really useless!!! Your movies have scratch I don't know how to describe you guys. Borrow a leaf from Netflix. Poor user experience. Work on customer experience. It's poor. Using web browser to watch show max you get poor experience. I had even to download the app to post my frustration.

This app is good but I have encountered a problem when you play it on the phone there's audio but no pictures I've done the online chat but no one was able to help me so if you could help me with that problem I'd be grateful

Great app on many platforms. However the App is not very user friendly on Android Box and Amazon Fire TV. Can't toggle subtitles with remote-control, only on other mouse/touch-based Android devices. Kindly look into this. Thanks

Easy to use, lots of things to choose from to watch and I love that it keeps your last spot where you stopped watching.

This App Sucks too hard!!!!!!It keeps on telling me no internet connection!!!!No worth!!!!

Some issues with downloads but otherwise all good.

The only issue I have isnt with the app sometimes I get an error message as the video stream drops while I'm watching something and I have to reload again. Its a server side issue not an app issue.

Great app, although while I'm watching if I want to pause, I accidentally click on forward because I tap the screen first to get the playback options. Also used the download option for the first time and it worked well.

I have been battling to download episodes lately. It took me 2 and half hour to download a 27minute episode last night. This has been going on for a couple of weeks now. Very disappointend.

This app is simply garbage! Why can't I download movies in HD? The only option is 360p or below! And there is no option to enlarge the videos(full screen) inorder to fit into the 18:9 aspect ratios of most modern phones! Please fix these alarming issues!!!

It's a bit clunky on Android TV with slow load times and unclear text in the title select bar. Could also do with better support for directional buttons so one can skip forward by pressing the direction keys while playing.

Horrible app I cannot believe I paid for one month. There is no playback at all even when I download the video. I feel conned. Buyer beware.

Great variety of content so far, haven't had any issues regarding playback or quality. Only improvement I could recommend is to be able to resume playing from the phone homescreen notification panel.

I'm so annoyed with this app I downloaded to watch offline and it's started playing the audio no pictures now it's says oops error on playing the content but they keep on taking my money. Their support team is useless

It's good, high quality etc, but the videos you watch, no matter how speedy your internet is keeps buffering and it's SUPER annoying. But overall a very cool app.

Its so slow, not sure if its my ISP but its really bad. Got so frustrated had stop watching a series I was really enjoying. Wouldn't recommend it. Rather go for Netflix, it never gives issues.

The quality of the app is of the lowest available. And the service that gets provided is even lower than that of the app

Most of the time you downlode on the best settings but still poor quality. And when you down lode with out sound the just apologize. So you keep on losing data an nobody cares

Very bad service this app doesn't allow you to zoom in to full screen mode on phones and doesn't even have support for sinotec smart tv!!!Amd when you download content to watch offline it keeps on giving errors

Pretty decent but could use a feature to mark series to get to download episodes instead of having to go via search every time. Even better would be a scheduled download feature.

The app keeps telling me that I have reached the maximum no. of devices and yet I only use it on two devices. It is duplicating the same. Really disappointing

I think your app should enable other card users benefit from your service. Having only the visa card payment option is not ideal. I wish you'll do something about it quickly.

Terrible app, very limited content not worth the effort. There is no way to cancel the account from the app, a feature advertised before I signed up was Cancel Anytime. This is false.

App is great but i have serious issues with pausing and resuming. It keeps going back to the begining or a previous episode. Please fix i really love available TV shows.

It's just great. Easy to use. A lot of shows to watch. The form and style are also very simple to use. And yeah I like watching shows so it's just great.

I enjoy the series that I watch anytime anywhere. The only thing missing is my son's favourite movies like boss baby and hotel transelvania...and others like more marvel movies and series...other than that everything about showmax is lit...I love it

Have just downloaded and can hear but there is no picture.

The only reason in not rating any higher is because it says it's not available on the US yet hopefully you guys can fix that

Great app.. However, the rewind, forward and next or previous options are not available.. Its only 20s back or forward that is quite troublesome.. Thanks anyway

I love the quality of the movies and all. But takes time to add new movies especially action.

Great for the monthly subscription. Beats showmax in South Africa hands down

I'm very happy with the content, but still no option to download to SD card like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video..

Terrible. I keep getting an error message when trying to download. It says i have reached a maximum of 25 downloads yet i haven't downloaded anything...

This app makes it difficult to download anything to watch offline. When you try downloading it crushes down. Please look into that matter.

Changed the handset now I can't see anything 🙅🏽 The screen is blank and black but I can hear the sound! Have reported it on showmax but nothing has been done!🙅🏽😒👎🏽#sucks!!!

i recently discontinued my subscription and now when i try to connect again using vodacom it says u have pressed opts to many times come back in 24hrs when i only pressed once the same happened on all my friends phone's

Thus far the app has surpassed my expectations. Very user friendly. I thought watching tv on my phone would not be great but it is.

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requires following permissions on your android device.

view network connections
Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.

view Wi-Fi connections
Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.

download files without notification
Allows the app to download files through the download manager without any notification being shown to the user.

Allows access to the list of accounts in the Accounts Service.

full network access
Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.

read the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

run at startup
Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.

record audio
Allows the app to record audio with the microphone. This permission allows the app to record audio at any time without your confirmation.

prevent phone from sleeping
Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.

modify or delete the contents of your SD card
Allows the app to write to the SD card.

receive data from Internet
Allows apps to accept cloud to device messages sent by the app's service. Using this service will incur data usage. Malicious apps could cause excess data usage.

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