Betway App Download Guide for South Africans

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If you’re looking for a mobile betting experience that’s simple and reliable then you really can’t go wrong with the Betway App. It offers all the functionality of the Betway South Africa website including Sports, Live Games, BetGames, Lucky Numbers, Virtuals and more. With the App installed on your mobile device you can play tons of exciting games on the go plus enjoy features like Cash Out, Bet Builders, Live Streaming and many others. You can also use it to place your bets from anywhere, anytime you’re online.While it isn’t essential for punters as the website is optimised for mobile devices, the Betway App can be faster and uses less data—which matters a lot to you. So whether you recognise its value right now, do yourself a favour and download the Betway App today because you won’t regret it! Those looking for a data free option should instead be using the Betway Data Free Site.

Let’s start by getting you signed up with Betway (if you aren’t already), then we’ll introduce the Betway App and its features before showing you some quick steps for how to download and install the Betway App.

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How to Open a Betway Account before Downloading the App

Here’s a step by step guide on how to complete your Betway Registration which you can follow on your desktop or mobile. As soon as this quick registration is complete, you’ll be ready to place your first bet!

  • Go to the Betway website from your desktop or mobile where the registration window should pop up. If not, click or tap the green Sign Up button in the top right corner to get started. 
  • Complete the registration form by providing your cell number, password, first name, surname and email address.
  • Next, you must provide your ID/Passport number as well as your date of birth. Once you have provided all your details, check the terms and conditions box and then click or tap Register.

Now you’re ready to play! Before making withdrawals from your Betway account though, you must submit your FICA documents to or use the upload tool under My Account.

How does the Betway App Work?

After launching the App and logging in, you’ll be directed to the sports home page displaying all the live events first. At the top of your screen, there are also quick links to BetGames, Live Casino Games, Lucky Numbers and more. The footer includes links to Promotions, My Bets, Banking, Roulette and Blackjack. There’s also a search bar in the side menu to help you find a specific event, league or team. 

As you might expect, the Betway App features a similar layout to the mobile site. This makes using the app a familiar experience for anyone who’s played on the Betway site before. The App makes finding and placing your bets even easier than on the desktop and mobile site, plus it has all the features you love to enhance your betting experience.

What’s Available on the Betway App?

  • Pre-Match and Live Sports Betting
  • Esports
  • Lucky Numbers
  • BetGames
  • Jika Sports
  • Betway 4 To Score
  • Promotions (Money Back Boosts included)
  • Cash Out
  • Betway TV (Live Sports Streaming)
  • Live Scores
  • Stats Centre
  • Build A Bet
  • Deposits and Withdrawals
  • Push Notifications (upcoming

How to Download and Install the Betway App on Android and iOS

The Betway App is easy to install and start using right away. It’s available to download for Android devices from the Google Play Store and for iOS devices from the Apple App Store. But what’s even simpler is downloading the app straight from the Betway mobile site.

Here’s how to download the Betway App on your Android device:

  • On your Android device, go to Settings > Security > Unknown Sources > Allow > OK
  • Log in to your Betway account on your mobile device.
  • Tap the menu button in the top left of your screen. At the bottom of the menu tap the right-hand banner that says “Android app on Google Play”.
  • If that doesn’t work, visit this page and tap the left-hand banner at the top that says “Download the Android App”.
  • A pop up will appear – tap OK to begin the download process. You can pull down from the top of your screen to see the download progress.
  • Once the app is downloaded, tap Install.
  • Once installed, tap Open to launch the Betway App.
  • Sign up or log in to start playing with Betway from anywhere!

Here’s how to download the Betway App on your iOS device:

  • Log in to your Betway account.
  • Tap the menu button in the top left of your screen. At the bottom of the menu tap the left-hand banner that says “Download on the App Store”.
  • If that doesn’t work, visit this page and tap the right-hand banner at the top that says “Download on the App Store”.
  • Type “Betway App” into the iTunes search bar.
  • Tap the Get button and the download process will begin. 
  • Once the app is downloaded, tap Install.
  • Once installed, tap Open to launch the Betway App.
  • Sign up or log in to start playing with Betway from anywhere!

In this helpful video tutorial, we run through how to download and install the Betway App in just two minutes. Please note that the Betway App can only be downloaded through this page. Read ‘How to Download’ before downloading. Click here to visit Betway and download the app.

Betway Data Free App

The Betway App is now data free and will not consume your phones data when betting on sports and certain other selected markets, however should you wish to bet on the Betway Data Free site you’ll need to use the link on your mobile or desktop and download the app, as the Betway data free site offer is now only available on the app.

Betway App APK

The APK for the Betway app can be found here. Simply follow the instructions above to download and install the app. You’ll need to give permission for a 3rd party app to be installed during the process.

Get the Betway App today!

The fantastic on-the-go betting experience at Betway South Africa doesn’t end with its mobile site. The latest version of the Betway App, available on both Android and iOS devices, is a huge improvement on previous iterations. The developers have done very well to give customers a user-friendly interface with the best features and site information available, all without compromising on aesthetics.

Download the Betway App on your mobile device and place your next bet on the go!

Have you tried the Betway App yet? Tell us what you think of it in the comments below and whether you have an Android or Apple phone.

More about Betway

Betway has established itself as the foremost on-line and mobile sports betting platform in Africa. Founded in 2006, Betway is focused on regulated on-line markets and is currently either licensed, or licenses the use of its brand to certain licensed local operating companies, in 12 countries.

The brand is internationally recognized as a quality-driven provider of sports betting across the world, supplying simple-to-use technology to passionate fans. Join Betway and you’ll be able to bet anytime and anywhere either by using your phone, tablet or desktop computer.

Betway has provided a brand license to local company, Raging River Trading (Pty) Ltd (2011/134505/07) who is licensed to accept bets in South Africa under its bookmakers license number (10181497-005) issued by the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board (WCGRB), in order to operate the Betway brand in South Africa


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  2. William sigudla says:

    If I press Google play it’s keep on going to the menu

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