Showmax is a popular video-on-demand app. It has some of the blockbuster movies, TV Shows, sports, and even Live TV. It is currently available only in Africa. You can watch all at once anytime with a subscription. Once you have subscribed there will be no ads or interruption in your video watching experience. In order to prevent adult content from kids, it provides you an age-appropriate content setting to provide you kids a safe watching experience. Also, Showmax can add you to 5 profiles for a single account. Showmax Subscription costs about 99 African rands per month (differs depending upon the region) and can stream up to 5 devices simultaneously. It is available on devices like Android, iOS, Web, Windows, Xbox One, Apple TV, Samsung/LG Smart TV, Dstv Explora, and Google Chromecast. Let’s see some of the ways to Chromecast Showmax on TV.

List of Showmax Movies and TV shows

  • A Star is Born
  • The Master
  • No Strings Attached
  • The Square
  • Nymphomanic
  • The Ghostwriter
  • Peppermint
  • Aquaman
  • The Aviator
  • The Terminator
  • Game of Thrones
  • Mr. Robot
  • Girls
  • Grey’s Anatomy
  • Suits
  • Vikings
  • Power
  • Sex and the City
  • House
  • You
  • This Is Us
  • The Young Pope, etc.

Showmax Live stream

  • Mindset
  • SABC News
  • CNN International
  • Sky News
  • BBC World News
  • Newzroom Afrika
  • AlJazeera English
  • Euronews
  • Africanews

Showmax Pricing

  • South Africa – 49 South African Rand per month
  • Nigeria – 900 Nigerian Nairas per month
  • Ghana – $7.99 per month

If you are a Dstv subscriber then you can watch Showmax for free. Also all the above mentioned pack has 14 days free trail.

Related: Chromecast Showtime

How to Chromecast Showmax?

There are two ways to Chromecast Showmax:

  1. Using Smartphones
  2. Using PC


Before casting Showmax on your any device ensure the following

  • Turn on your TV and connect the Chromecast device in the HDMI Port of your device.
  • Make sure both the Chromecast connected device and the casting devices are connected to the same WiFi network

How to Chromecast Showmax using Smartphones?

[1] Open playstore/app store in your smartphone

[2] Download and install Showmax App in your device.

Chromecast Showmax

[3] Once the app is downloaded, open it in your smartphone.

[4] Login in with your Showmax account

[5] Now click on the Cast icon at the top right side of the screen

Chromecast Showmax

[6] Select your chromecast device from the list.

[7] Once the connected you can watch all you favorite movies, shows and Live stream on your Chromecast connected screen.

How to Chromecast Showmax using Desktop PC?

[1] Open Chrome browser on your PC.

[2] Visit the Showmax official site:

Chromecast Showmax

[3] Now click on the Chrome menu from the top right corner of the browser.

[4] Select Cast… from the menu.


[5] Under Cast tab select your chromecast connected device from the list and source (desktop/page/file)

Cast tab

[6] Now you can watch all your favorite shows from Showmax casted from your PC to TV.

If you are in Africa and want to watch all the local and international content in one place then Showmax will be your best choice. You can also give a try to apps like Netflix, Amazon Prime video which is also Chromecast enabled. If you have doubts about this article make use of the comment section. For more Chromecast tips and tricks explore