How to vote on Idols SA season 18

How to vote on Idols SA season 18
How to vote on Idols SA season 18

 

How to vote on Idols SA | How to vote on Idols s18

Mzansi, it’s time to cast your vote for your favourite Idol. Here’s how voting works.
If this is your first time voting on our website, make sure you check out our guide on HOW TO REGISTER before you proceed. Keep in mind, however, that if you already registered for voting on this website in previous seasons, you don’t need to go through the process again. Simply log in and proceed with the steps outlined below.

This Sunday (28 August 2022), we’re opening ways to rally behind your favourite Idol.

Use all the options outlined below and cast Votes for your fave, bettering their chances of advancing every week and claiming the ultimate prize.

Voting takes place on SMS, Mobile, Web and the MyDStv app (all DStv subscribers) only. To be eligible to vote for your favourite contestant, you’ll need to register on the Idols SA website.

Registering on the Idolssa.tv website:

  •              You can register to vote on the Idols SA website – www.idolssa.tv  
  •             Click on the Vote menu item.
  •             Click on Register and enter your name, surname, year of birth, gender, location and cellphone in the international format e.g. +27731234567 and your preferred password.
  •             You will receive an OTP (One Time Pin) via SMS.
  •              Enter your OTP
  •              Once registered, you will be able to vote.
  •              You do not have to register again if you have already voted on a previous Idols season or M-Net Voting Production.
  •              Select your favourite contestant.
  •              Website votes are free.
  •              Data costs apply.

 

Voting on the Idolssa.tv website if you’re a registered voter:

  •                You may vote for your favourite contestant via the Idols SA website – www.idolssa.tv
  •                Click on the Vote menu item.
  •                Click on Login and enter your cell phone number in the international format e.g.+27731234567.
  •                Enter your chosen password.
  •                Select your favourite contestant.
  •                Enter your number of votes and cast your vote by clicking VOTE.
  •                Votes on the website are limited to 100 votes per user.
  •                Website votes are free.
  •                Data costs apply.
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Registering on the Idolssa.tv mobile site:

  •                You can register to vote on the Idols SA website – www.idolssa.tv
  •                Click on the Vote menu item.
  •                Click on Register and enter your name, surname, year of birth, gender, location and cellphone in the international format e.g. +27731234567 and your preferred password.
  •                You will receive an OTP (One Time Pin) via SMS.
  •                Enter your OTP
  •                Once registered, you will be able to vote.
  •                You do not have to register again if you have already voted on a previous Idols season or M-Net Voting Production.
  •                Select your favourite contestant.
  •                Website votes are free.
  •                Data costs apply.

 

Voting on the Idolssa.tv mobile site if you’re a registered voter:

  •                You may vote for your favourite contestant via the Idols SA website – www.idolssa.tv
  •                Click on the Vote menu item.
  •                Click on Login and enter your cell phone number in the international format e.g. +27731234567.
  •                Enter your chosen password.
  •                Select your favourite contestant.
  •                Enter your number of votes and cast your vote by clicking VOTE.
  •                Votes on the website are limited to 100 votes per user.
  •                Website votes are free.
  •                Data costs apply.
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Voting on Idols SA via SMS (South Africa only):

  •                To vote for your favourite, SMS your favourite contestants’ number to 37400
  •                SMS voting is limited to 100 votes per user.
  •                All SMSs are charged at R1,50.
  •                Free SMSs do not apply.

How to vote via the MyDStv App (DStv subscribers with eligible rewards levels only): **

  •  Get additional votes with the MyDStv App.
  •  **Additional votes are awarded based on your rewards level
  •  Download the MyDStv App from the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.
  •  Log in to the app by entering your email or mobile number and password.
  •  Once you’ve logged into your MyDStv app, look for the “Rewards” menu item on the bottom menu
  •  Select your available Rewards and click on the Idols Voting Card
  •  You must be an active MyDStv subscriber on one of the eligible rewards levels to receive your additional votes
  •  Click on “Vote Now” and follow the instructions to cast your vote.

 

Registering on the MyDStv App (DStv subscribers with eligible rewards levels only): **

  •  You can register to vote by clicking on the “Rewards” menu item on the bottom menu
  •  Select your available Rewards and click on the Idols Voting Card
  •  Click on Register and enter your name, surname, year of birth, gender, location, and cell phone number in the international format e.g., +234731234567, confirm your smartcard number and your preferred password.
  •  You will receive an OTP (One Time Pin) via SMS.
  •  Enter your OTP.
  •  Once registered, you will be able to vote.
  •  MyDStv App votes are free.
  •  Data costs apply.

 

Voting on the MyDStv App if you’re a registered voter (DStv subscribers with eligible Rewards levels only): **

  •  You may vote for your favourite contestant by clicking on the “Rewards” menu item on the bottom menu
  •  Select your available Rewards and click on the Idols Voting Card
  •  Confirm your customer number and enter your cell phone number in the international format e.g., +234731234567.
  •  Enter your chosen password.
  •  Select your favourite contestant.
  •  Enter your number of votes and cast your vote by clicking VOTE.
  •  MyDStv app votes are allocated based on your Rewards levels (active DStv subscribers in South Africa ONLY with eligible Rewards levels only) **
  •  MyDStv App votes are free.
  •  Data costs apply.
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VOTING LIMITS & COST

Each user may cast 100 votes per voting platform per vote round i.e.:

  •              Web – 100 votes (data cost will apply)
  •              Mobi – 100 votes (data cost will apply)
  •              SMS – 100 votes (South Africa only) (R1.50 per SMS)
  •              MyDStv App – votes per person are allocated based on your eligible rewards level on this platform (For active MyDStv subscribers in South Africa with eligible rewards levels only).

**Vote limits based on DStv Rewards Levels

Rewards Level

MyDStv (Active subscribers only)

Premium Starter

250

Premium Rising Star

500

Premium Super Star

1000

Premium Legend

2000

Compact Plus Starter

250

Compact Plus Rising Star

500

Compact Plus Super Star

1000

Compact Plus Legend

2000

Compact Starter

250

Compact Rising Star

500

Compact Super Star

1000

Compact Legend

2000

Family Starter

250

Family Rising Star

500

Family Super Star

1000

Family Legend

2000

Access Starter

250

Access Rising Star

500

Access Super Star

1000

Access Legend

2000

EasyView Starter

250

 

Voting opens on Sundays either at the top of the show or during the live broadcast. It will be communicated explicitly both on-air and on our social media platforms that the lines are open. Voting will close on Tuesdays at 10pm unless there is an extension to the voting period which will also be communicated on all our platforms.