How To Pay For DStv Subscription On Phone?

Have you ever struggled to renew your DStv subscription because of certain reasons? There was a certain time when my DStv subscription expired and I had no time to go to any DStv service center to renew it. I searched the internet for tips on how I could renew my DStv subscription from the comfort of my home. 

Fortunately, I was able to garner some important information which I'm going to share with you in this article. 

Renewing your DStv subscription can really be a daunting task in cases where you may have a tight schedule and may not have the chance to go to any DStv office or service centers. 

How To Pay For DStv Subscription On Phone?
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Even if you may have to go to any service center the whole process may be discouraging as you may have to encounter traffic jams, queues and even have to sacrifice your time for the rest of other activities. 

Here in this article, we'll discuss exactly how to renew your DStv subscriptions with your mobile phone in the comfort of your home. 

So, without wasting much of your time let's get straight into business.

Read also: How to Reduce DStv Package?

Mobile App

One means of renewing your DStv subscription on your phone without having to go to any DStv office or service center is through the DStv mobile app. By downloading the DStv app on your phone through the Google Play store or Apple Apps Store. 

After installing the app, you may want to launch the App and Sign in, put in the required credentials such as your email and you'll be asked to create a password. Following, you will be referred to the app's interface (home) when all registration processes are complete, select the bill payment option as DStv. 

Do well to enter your subscriber number in the space provided and confirm the number so you don't have to renew someone else's subscription. Choose your medium of payment which ranges from Credit/Debit Cards, Direct Bank Transfers, and other additional options that vary based on your location. 

Enter your payment details correctly whether card or direct bank transfers, you can then confirm your transaction for whatever subscription package you're opting for press confirm and wait for the transaction to be done. Once the payment is successful, you'll receive a confirmation message on the app you can then enjoy your services

The process is surprisingly straightforward and do not be afraid because the app guides you through each step. If you encounter any issues, you are free to contact DStv customer support service for assistance there on the app.


To renew your DStv subscription using the USSD code on whatever network provider. You will start by dialing *389*9*smartcard number# on your phone (MTN, Airtel, Glo, Mobile9, and the others. A menu bar will pop up, select DStv as the biller then select the subscription package you're opting for ranging from DStv Premium, Padi, Confam, Compact, Compact+, or Yanga.  

After you've selected your preferred subscription package, you'll be asked to input your DStv smartcard number, input it correctly, and select proceed. Select the required amount for the package you're opting for, from the displayed options. 

Confirm your payment details and amount and proceed immediately after that you'll receive a confirmation text message that indicates your transaction was successful. There you go, all done!

Through the DStv Website 

Firstly you may have to visit the DStv website online (, or any other designated payment platforms such as Eazypay and Quickteller. Sign in or register if you don't have an account with them already, select your country, and input other necessary information as instructed. 

Select DStv as your biller, input your DStv smartcard number, and select your preferred medium of payment which may be credit cards or bank transfers, enter your payment details such as card number, expiry date, and CVV all as required.

Select your preferred subscription package, confirm all payment details, and proceed with your transaction, immediately after that you'll receive a confirmation message and payment receipt which you can save to your phone or share with someone. And there again is another very easy method to renew your DStv subscription from the comfort of your home.

Through ATM

Just visit any ATM stand near you, insert your ATM card, enter your 4-digit PIN, and choose your account type (savings or current). Select the pay bills option from the menu that pops up on the screen, select DStv from the list of available billers input your DStv smartcard number, and then proceed with your transaction. 

Following that, you'll be required to select the package option, and probably your phone number for an OTP confirmation, do well to review all other transaction details and amounts after this. As soon as the transaction is done you'll receive an SMS notification indicating that it was successful! 

Read also: UPDATED: DStv Compact Channels List and Subscription Price 2024


Now that you've been exposed to four very easy ways to renew your DStv subscription in style and comfort, there is no need to panic when you have a tight schedule and your subscription expires, just pick up your mobile phone or any other devices and do the magic. 

Ranging from renewing your subscription through the DStv mobile app, ATM, USSD code, or the DStv website, they're just really amazing ways in the comfort of your home, follow each process keenly and you'll be shocked at the result in minutes.

Do not waste your time anymore, skip very important schedules, or sacrifice your time for rest or leisure. Use these easy methods as you'll be saving much of your time and energy. You can now renew your DStv subscription anytime and anywhere as you're just a few taps away! 

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