How To Recharge GOTV Using Mobile Phone (Updated 2020)

Are you wondering about how to recharge GOTV using a mobile phone? Let us give you the answers to your answers in this post. GOTV is a cheaper version of DSTV and is reasonably priced for users who cannot afford to buy DSTV or do DSTV subscriptions because of their high prices. To find out more about GOTV, go to GOTV site.

How Many Subscription Packages Are On GOTV?

GOTV has 4 different subscription packages and these packages have different numbers of channels you can watch on them. Here are the subscription/bouquet packages and the number of channels available for each one.

  • GOTV Lite – 35 Channels, N410 per month.
  • GOTV Jinja – 57 Channels, N1640 per month.
  • GOTV Plus – 91 Channels, N3280 per month.
  • GOTV Jolli – 83 Channels, N2460 per month.5
  • GOTV Max – 91 Channels, N3280 per month.

There are various ways of recharging GOTV from home or anywhere these days as a lot of things are now being done online. These include recharging through mobile phones, banks like GTB, First Bank and Access, PAGA, ETranzact, or via Airtime.


Let us go into details on each method:

How To Recharge GOTV Using Phone

There are many ways to perform GOTV recharge on phone, in fact, in numerous ways, it just depends on the way or platform you want to use to get it done.

Pay For GOTV – QuickTeller Method

You can pay GOTV online using apps like Quickteller, Barter, Paga and others. This is one of the easiest and straightforward methods to use. To recharge your GOTV using your mobile phone, follow the steps below.

  • Check for the 10-digit IUC number printed on a red sticker that is attached to the bottom of your GOTV decoder.
  • Then, visit the website on your phone.
  • Choose your GOTV subscription package whether GOTV Max, GOTV Lite, GOTV Plus, GOTV Value or GOTV Mobile Access and the price.
  • Enter your IUC number.
  • Insert your e-mail address.
  • Enter your phone number.
  • Click on ”Continue”
  • You’ll see a confirmation screen and you just need to click on ”Pay”.

That’s all for Quickteller GOTV Payment.

How To Recharge GOTV With Airtime

To recharge your GOTV with airtime, you can do this by using Stanbic Mobile. To use this method

  • Dial *909# on your code
  • Select number ”4”, then click on ”Register”
  • Input the required and correct information into the shown fields
  • Press send and your payment will be completed successfully.

How To Recharge GOTV With GTBank 737

  • Dial *737*37*AMOUNT*GOTV IUC NUMBER#. The amount is the price for your GOTV subscription plan.
  • Confirm the details you input and then press the SEND button.
  • Your payment should be successful.
  • Note that you can also recharge your GOTV using GTB app.


How To Recharge GOTV With First Bank

  • Dial *894*AMOUNT*IUC NUMBER#.
  • Confirm the details you input and then press the SEND button.

Another way is to use the code *332*8888*amount# on your mobile phone if you want to use airtime and you have a First Bank Account.

Please note that the phone number must be your registered phone number which is attached to your First Bank account number.

How To Recharge GOTV Using Zenith Bank USSD Code

To make GOTV payment using Zenith Bank USSD Code:

  • Dial *966*7*Amount*IUC Number# on your mobile phone.
  • Confirm the details you input and then press the SEND button.

How To Make GOTV Payment With Fidelity Bank

  • Dial *770*1088* IUC Number*Amount#on your mobile phone.
  • Confirm the details you input and then press the SEND button.

How To Recharge GOTV Using WEMA Bank USSD Code

  • Dial *945*17*IUC Number# on your mobile phone.
  • Confirm the details you input and then press the SEND button.

How To Recharge GOTV Using Heritage Bank USSD Code

  • Dial *322*030*1088*AMOUNT# on your mobile phone.
  • Confirm the details you input and then press the SEND button.

How To Recharge GoTv Using Access Bank.

To recharge your GoTV with Access Bank, Follow the steps below:
1. Dial *903# on your phone dialler
2. Select 3 for Bill Payment
3. Select  2 for DSTV payment.
4. Insert your Smartcard number and choose your subscription package and confirm your transaction.
Note that since the merging of Diamond with Access Bank, the same method applies to how to recharge GOTV using Diamond Bank.

How To Recharge GOTV With FCMB

To recharge your GOTV subscription through FCMB, dial *329*2*Amount*Smartcard Number# to make payment.

How To Recharge GOtv Using UBA Bank

If you want to use your UBA bank to recharge your GOtv, open your UBA bank U-mobile app, log into your account, insert your U-mobile pin, and confirm the transaction. You will be shown the amount that you’ll pay, all you need to do is click ok and payment will be successful.

How To Recharge GOTv Using Union Bank

To pay for your subscription via Union Bank, download the Union Mobile app from the Google play store, register if you have never used the app before. If you have, log in to the app, go to pay bills and in the bills category, select gotv and follow the prompts to complete your payment.

GOTV Self Service

To make your GOTV payments, you can also use the gotv self-service to make your subscription payments. It’s very easy to do and there are other things you can use the self-service for such as fixing errors on your GOTV decoder, get answers to your questions, upgrading from one GOTV plan to another, locating of GOTV installers nearer to your location or activating your GOTV account.

GOTV Payment Options

Other GOTV Payment options include payment at the MultiChoice office, PAGA E-pay, Eazy Money, E-tranzact, PayU, GlobalPay, Cash payment at FMB Bank, payment via Stanbic Mobile, KongaPay, Paga Mobile, Zenith Bank mobile wallet, and Baxi Box.

GOTV Customer Care

How do I call GOTV Customer care if I have an issue with my payment? Just contact them using this phone number: 08039044688. This is the fastest method, however, you can also contact them using the following ways

  1. By sending SMS to 4688.
  2. On their Facebook page.
  3. Via Twitter page.
  4. Via e-mail at [email protected]
  5. Go to their office at  Multichoice Nigeria Limited, Plot 1381 Tiamiyu Savage Street, Victoria Island, Lagos State if you’re in Lagos around Victoria Island.
  6. Use USSD code: *288*1#

How Do I Get My GOTV IUC Number

To get your GOTV ICU number, check underneath your decoder and find the attached red sticker for the number.

The second method is to go to Menu on your GOTV remote, find ”Information Central”, and press Ok. You should see your IUC number displayed on your screen.

How To Reset GoTV After Payment In Nigeria Via Your Mobile Phone?

To reset your GOTV decoder after payment if it refuses to work automatically, dial *288*1# or *423# to speak with customer care in helping you reset or you can send Reset*Identification User Code number* to 4688. The Identification User Code number can be found on the red sticker at the bottom panel of the decoder.

How To Activate GOTV

Having issues with your decoder not reactivating after payment, if yes, here are three different ways you can fix the issue.

  1. Send “Reset and your GOTV account number” to 22688. For example, Reset 000000 to 22688.
  2. Use the clear your error dialogue box in Clear Error Code to fix the problem.
  3. Contact customer care directly to fix it for you.

How Much Is The Lowest GOTV Subscription?

The lowest GOTV subscription is the GOTV Lite package at only N410 per month and N4920 per year with 12 channels in the package.

Now you know how to recharge GOTV subscriptions without stress on your mobile phone. Which of these methods have you tried and which one was the easiest for you to do? Leave your message in the comment section below.

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