Easy Steps to Create Different Showmax Profiles for Many Users

Create Different Profiles on Showmax
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With the aid of the Showmax app, it is very easy for you to create different Showmax profiles within just one account. These various accounts can be created with respect to various age groups.

Each member of the family has the appropriate profile and also your children, will be restricted from viewing higher age content.

What makes Showmax very cool? With Showmax, you can create up to 5 different profiles with just one single subscription.

Showmax is an internet-based subscription video-on-demand service supplying an extensive catalogue of TV shows and movies. By leveraging relationships with major production studios from across the globe, Showmax delivers both world-class international content as well as the best of specialised local content.

I make use of the Showmax App and virtually everyone at home has his/her own profile set up to stream what they want. I get the chance to watch some of my best TV Series like Game of Thrones, Shooter, e.t.c.

How to Create Different Profiles on Showmax Easily

STEP 1: Visit Showmax official website on www.showmax.com

Create Different Showmax Profiles
This is the Showmax Website. Click Sign In

STEP 2: Click Sign in and enter your Email and Password

Showmax Login
This is where you input Email and Password

STEP 3: After you have successfully signed in, click on plus sign titled Add New Profile

STEP 4: Put in a name to represent the profile you wish to create

STEP 5: Choose the Profile Type i.e. Kids Profile (for 12 years and below), Teens Profile (for 17 years and below) or Adults

Create Different Showmax Profiles
We used TUTORIAL as the Profile name for this example

CLICK SAVE

STEP 6: Set Parental Control if you want to restrict your kids from viewing adult-rated content

Showmax Parental Control
Setting Parental Control to Restrict kids

STEP 7: Input your Showmax password and click Continue

STEP 8: Set your 4 digit PIN for Parental Control.

Create Different Showmax Profiles
Set your Parental Control PIN

Congratulations, you have been able to Create your New Showmax Profile. You can now watch your favourite shows easily.

Creating a new Showmax Profile

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

1. Which Apple devices support Showmax?

ANSWER:

  • Apple iPhones and iPads running iOS 9.3 or higher
  • Apple TV (4th Generation) running tvOS 10.0 or higher
  • Apple TV (2nd, 3rd and 4th Generation) via AirPlay

Application availability may vary from country to country.

2. Can I sign up and subscribe through the Showmax app on my Apple device?

ANSWER: You can create an account and subscribe on the Showmax website, which you can access using your mobile web browser.

3. Which Android devices support Showmax?

Android phones and tablets running Android 4.4.0 or higher.

4. Which Android TV support Showmax?

Android TV devices running Android 4.4.0 or higher, including:

  • NVIDIA Shield
  • Nexus Player
  • Sony BRAVIA
  • Sharp AQUOS
  • Philips Android TV

5. Can I sign up as a new Showmax user through the Android app?

You can create an account and subscribe on the Showmax website, which you can access using your mobile web browser.

6. Which devices does Showmax support?

Showmax ‘’Standard’’ Plan:

  • Personal Computers (via web browsers)
  • Apple iPhones and iPads running iOS 9.3 or higher
  • Apple TV (4th Generation) running tvOS 10.0 or higher
  • Android phones and tablets running Android 4.4.0 or higher
  • Android TV devices running Android 4.4.0 or higher.
  • Samsung Smart TVs (2012 and later)
  • Samsung Tizen Smart TVs (2015 and later)
  • LG NetCast Smart TVs (2012 to 2014)
  • LG WebOS Smart TVs (2014 and later)
  • Hisense Smart TVs (Selected models, Africa only)
  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4 (South Africa only)
  • DStv Explora (Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa only)
  • Apple AirPlay
  • Google Cast (casting from the Showmax app for Android or iOS)

Application availability may vary from country to country.

Showmax ‘’Mobile Only’’ Plan:

  • Apple iPhones and iPads running iOS 9.3 or higher
  • Android phones and tablets running Android 4.4.0 or higher

Application availability may vary from country to country.

7. What are the differences between Showmax ‘’Standard’’ and Showmax ‘’Mobile Only’’ plans?

The Showmax ‘’Standard Plan’’ is without restrictions or limitations. The Showmax ‘’Mobile Only’’ plan has certain restrictions and limitations, namely:

  • Casting is not permitted (AirPlay, Google Cast).
  • Only one registered mobile/ tablet device can be active & stream/ watch content.
  • Online and downloads are of SD quality.

8. Can I use Showmax on multiple devices?

Yes

Showmax ‘’Standard’’ Plan: Your Showmax subscription allows you to watch on two devices simultaneously on up to five registered devices.

Showmax ‘’Mobile Only’’ Plan: Your Showmax subscription allows you to watch on one mobile device only. Your first registered device used for playback is counted as your single device. You can, however, watch l trailers as well as browse on other devices without restrictions.

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Author: Erommonsele Emmanuel

My name is Emmanuel, I am a graduate Mechanical Engineer, Technology Enthusiast and Lover of God. Welcome to your number one Tech Plug.

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