How To Make Payment And Activate Your Decoder On My Dstv App

Renewing your DStv subscription is no longer a stressful task. There was an era when the only way to recharge your DStv account  was through retail outlets or dealers and paying at banking halls. Recall those annoying queues and long waits at DStv offices? Thankfully, its now a thing of the past.

In 2019, there are various ways and countless payment platforms through which you can renew your DStv subscription online in Nigeria and other countries the company operates in.

Subscribing alone is not the only thing you need to do to get your view restored. You need to activate your DStv after paying, in order to be reconnected.

You can easily subscribe your DStv packages with any of these payment options. It is easy and fast.

Some of these payment options enables you to renew your subscription using your mobile phone.


1.)  Using Eazy Self Service

This is among the best and quickest method of paying for your renewal. You can pay for yourself and another subscriber using this method.This platform is really convenient to use since payments can be made outside the country.

  • Go to DStv eazy service payment page. Nigeria has already been chosen as your country. You can change that option if not from Nigeria through the drop-down menu.
  • Enter the smartcard number of the decoder you want to subscribe or pay for.
  • Type the captcha text and click on the “Verify” button.
  • Once the account has been verified, click on “View Balance and Pay”.
  • It will redirect you to payment summary page which contains date and amount due for payment. Click on Pay.

The payment subscription page that contains information about the account owner will be revealed to you.

At this moment you will have over five (5) payment platforms to choose from.


i.)  Subscribe Using Global Pay.

Follow the guide above to the step where you need to select payment option.

Choose global pay.

Fill in your payment details which includes your first & last name, your e-mail address, your phone number, customer number & smartcard Number.

Click on “” to finish your payment.

This will redirect you to globalpay website.

Choose your card type, fill in your card details and click on “Pay”.

Once your payment is successful, you will be returned to your eazy self service account page.


ii.) Subscribe with eTranzact.

Select eTranzact Payment >> BankIT >> fill in your  bank account number >> select your bank.

Enter the 6-digit passcode generated.

Dial *389*00# with the phone number linked to

your bank account which is used to receive an OTP (One Time Password).

Enter the OTP into the space provided and click Pay.

You will receive a successful payment response.


iii.) Pay for Dstv with Pay-U.

Select Pay-U as your preferred method of payment.

Fill in your card details including your full name on card, card-holder’s number, card number, expiry date and CVV number.

Follow the on-screen instructions  to complete your payment.


iv.) Recharge Using Paga e-Pay.

Select paga e-payment and follow the instructions given.


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v.) Renew with Zenith Bank Eazy Money Wallet.

Select eazy money as your payment option.

Enter your mobile number and eazy money PIN.

Follow the instructions on-screen to complete payment.



2.) Using Quickteller (Web & Mobile App)

Let us state here that their web platform is preferred to their mobile app.

Numerous subscribers have complained that payments don’t go through and their money was never refunded while using the mobile app.

So it is highly recommendable to you always use quickteller web payment option.

Scroll to the quickteller dstv payment page and Select the Bouquet or Package you want to subscribe for.

Enter your smartcard number, mobile number and email address. Then click the Continue button which will redirect you to the payment page immediately you confirm your account details.

Fill in your debit/credit card details and click the “pay” button.

You will be notified of successful payment.


3.)Using Mobile & Internet Banking Platforms

One of the many attributes of mobile and internet banking platform is bills payments.

Among the selections under Pay bills on Nigerian banks internet banking platform and mobile apps is Cable Tv.


Under cable Tv, there is Dstv, GoTv, Startimes, Tstv and Kwese.


Log in/sign in to your mobile app or internet banking profile.

Click “Pay Bills or Bills Payment”

Choose Cable Tv from available options.

Click “DsTv”.

Choose the dstv package or bouquet you want to pay for.

Type your authentication PIN.

You will be notified of successful transaction.


The supported banks are;


First Bank.

Zenith Bank.

Access Bank.


Union Bank.

Unity Bank.

Mainstream Bank.

Keystone Bank.

Stanbic IBTC Bank.

Sterling Bank.

Fidelity Bank.

Entreprise Bank.


You can also pay through mobile wallet and mobile banking ussd code.


Other Methods are;

Konga Pay.

Baxi Box.


Nearest ATM.

Contact DStv customer care if you ever run into problems during or after payments.



Activation Processes

Activating your DsTv After Payment is simple. Just send “RA Smart Card Number” to 30333.


For instance, if your smartcard number is 0989765445, text “RA 0989765445” to 30333.

Checking your Subscription Due Date & Account Balance (Online, SMS & Mobile App).

You can easily know when your subscription expires as well as your account balance using text message, dstv eazy service online and dstv mobile app.

Through a Mobile App: The Dstv mobile app homepage has the account balance and the due date.

Through an SMS: Send “DD Smartcard number” to 30333.

Online : logon to self service page >> Account >> You should see your account balance and current subscription expiry date.

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