Chromecast DStv Now: How to Cast to TV?

Chromecast DStv Now
Chromecast DStv Now

DStv Now is a popular TV service provider in Africa. As DStv Now offers Chromecast support, you can cast videos to the TV to watch the content on the larger screen. With the Chromecast 3rd Generation or later, you can connect it to the TV and mirror videos anytime.

With an active subscription to DStv Now, you can watch on-demand and live TV content. You can link Showmax with your DStv account and stream African Originals, award-winning series, international shows, and more.

You can follow the below guide made by the expert to cast DStv Now to the TV from your smartphone and desktop.

How to Chromecast DStv Now from Android / iPhone

To access DStv Now, you need to purchase a subscription, which starts at R799/month.

[1] Open the Play Store or App Store on your smartphone.

[2] Download and install the DStv Now app.

[3] Once installed, open DStv Now on your Android/iOS device.

[4] Log in with your DStv account credentials.

[5] Click on the Cast icon from the top right of the app screen.

Chromecast DStv Now

[6] Select your Chromecast-connected device from the list of available devices.

Select Chromecast Connected TV

[7] That’s it. Now you can view DStv Now content on your TV screen.

How to Cast DStv Now to TV from Windows PC / Mac

Unlike smartphones, you can use the Cast feature of Chrome browser to mirror the content from your desktop.

[1] Open the Chrome browser on your PC.

[2] Visit the official website of DStv Now – from your browser.

[3] Log in with your DStv credentials.

Sign Up DSTv Now

[4] Click on the Chrome menu from the top right corner.

[5] Select the Cast option from the menu.

Select Cast

[6] In the Cast tab, select your Chromecast-connected device from the list.

Choose the Source

[7] Also, select the Source (Desktop, tab, File) from the drop-down menu.

[8] The DStv web page will be cast on your TV screen.

How to Cast DStv Now using Edge Browser

Like Chrome, you can mirror DStv from your desktop using the Microsoft Edge browser.

[1] On your Edge browser, and head to the DStv website – [].

[2] Sign in with the credentials.

[3] Click the three-dot icon on the top right.

[4] Select More Tools and choose Cast media to device.

Chromecast DSTv Now from Edge browser

[5] Click the Chromecast device and set the Source you like to screen share.

[6] Finally, DStv starts mirroring on your Chromecast-connected TV screen.

How to Fix DStv Now on Chromecast Not Working

Here are a few reasons to check if your Chromecast DStv Now is not working.

#1 See if you have connected both devices with a stable internet connection.

#2 Ensure to update the latest version of the DStv app on your phone.

#3 Update the Chrome Browser if you are casting from the PC.

#4 Clear the unwanted cache file in the app.

#5 Unplug and re-connect the Chromecast to the TV.

#6 Try updating the Chromecast firmware.

#7 Reset Chromecast to the factory settings and try again.


Why can’t I see the Chromecast icon while playing a video?

When you can’t see the Chromecast icon, make sure the devices are connected to the same WiFi network. If it doesn’t show still, restart and update the app on your smartphone.

What devices support DStv Now?

Android smartphone/tablet, iPhone/iPad, web browsers, Android TV, Apple TV, and select Smart TV devices are compatible with DStv Now.