How To Watch Big Brother Naija free Online and on Phone

The 2018 edition of the popular reality TV show, Big Brother Naija, began on January 28. You can watch Big Brother Naija live on DSTV channel 198 or GOTV channel 29 via your decoder. But what if you want to watch while on the move? Here we provide a guide on how to watch Big Brother Nigeria online using a laptop or desktop or on a smartphone using a mobile app.

DSTV has an app called DSTV Now. With the DSTV Now app, which is available for iOS and Android devices (including Android TV), you can stream and watch Big Brother Naija live on your mobile phone and tablet. You can also visit the DSTV Now website to stream Big Brother Naija live on your Windows laptop and Desktop as well as your Macbook and Mac computers.

How to Watch Big Brother Naija Online

  • Visit dstv.com on a browser on your computer. You will need to have a compatible browser installed See below
  • Login with your DSTV Connect ID. The first time you login to the DSTV Now website, you will be required to create DSTV Connect ID. You will need your smart card number to create the ID
  • Click on the Live TV menu. This shows a list of TV channels available for streaming
  • Scroll down to Big Brother Naija 2: Live Broadcast
  • Click on the BBNaija tile to begin streaming the show

Browser support for DSTV Now

  1. Chrome version 53 or higher
  2. Firefox version 47 or higher
  3. Internet Explorer 11 or higher on Windows 8.1 or higher
  4. Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 or higher
  5. Safari 9 or higher on Mac OS X 10.11 or higher
  6. Opera 43 or higher on Windows 10 or higher

How to Watch Big Brother Naija on Mobile Devices

  1. Open the DSTV Now App on your Android or iOS device. You can download the App at the PlayStore or Apple Store. To download DSTV Now for Android Click Here and to Download DSTV Now for iOS Click Here.
  2. Login with your DSTV Connect ID. The first time you login to the DSTV Now App, you will be required to create DSTV Connect ID. You will need your smart card number to create the ID
  3. Tap on the DSTV Now Menu icon
  4. Tap on the Live TV menu. This shows a list of TV channels available for streaming
  5. Scroll down to Big Brother Naija 2: Live Broadcast
  6. Tap on the BBNaija item to begin streaming the show

Note that to watch Big Brother Naija online or on mobile via DSTV Now, you will need to be a valid subscriber to DSTV. You also need a data plan (preferably an unlimited data plan) and a reasonably fast internet connection (preferably 3G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, or 5G).

Previously, DSTV Now was restricted to DSTV Premium, DSTV Compact Plus, and DSTV Compact subscribers, but we here that DSTV Access and DSTV Family subscribers can now enjoy the service, though it is not clear whether this update is available to subscribers in all countries.

So, if you are on a lower DSTV subscription and you can access Big Brother Naija through this method, please let us know so that we can update this article.

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