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Did you know that Showmax adds new series and movies every week? Just this month, subscribers have been treated to the launch of Secrets and Lies, Code Black, Superstore Season 2, the Ronaldo documentary, brand-new episodes of Mr Robot Season 3, express from the US, as well as CSI: Cyber and Victoria.

December’s looking pretty exciting too, with HBO’s The Deuce coming first and only to Showmax, the addition of a collection of 15 brilliant HBO movies, as well as the launch Season 3 of the hugely popular drama series Power.

How would you like to access all these and more on Showmax for a full year for only Ksh1 000? Well, here is an amazing hack that will help you do exactly that. The hack involves buying four Ksh250 3-month subscriptions at the same time through M-Pesa, which will translate into a full year’s subscription to the internet TV service.

For new customers

  1. Go to showmax.com and sign up with your email and create a password.
  2. You will be asked to enter your phone number: enter the phone number you use to make M-Pesa transactions.
  3. In the payment section on the Showmax website, select M-Pesa.
  4. You will now need to make an M-Pesa payment using your Safaricom line by going to M-Pesa then Paybill.
  5. Enter Business number: 852552
  6. Enter your mobile number that you used to sign up to Showmax as your account number.
  7. Make payments to the Showmax Paybill of Ksh250.
  8. Do this four times in total.
  9. Click on the “validate M-Pesa” button on the bottom right corner of the website each time you pay.

For existing customers

  1. Log in to showmax.com using the email and password you created when signing up.
  2. Select “Manage Subscription” from the drop-down menu that appears to the left of your screen.
  3. Click on the blue tab “Purchase Subscription”.
  4. Select M-Pesa as your payment method.
  5. You will now need to make an M-Pesa payment using your Safaricom line by going to M-Pesa then Paybill.
  6. Enter Business number: 852552
  7. Enter your mobile number as your account number.
  8. Make payments to the Showmax Paybill of Ksh250.
  9. Do this four times in total.
  10. Click on the “validate M-Pesa” button on the bottom right corner of the website each time you pay.

To verify that you’ve successfully bought your full year of Showmax, check your subscription expiry date by selecting “My Account” under your profile then selecting “Manage Subscription.” This hack is available until the end of the year, so there’s no time to waste!

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