The South African National Lottery have a free app available for download on both IOS and Android devices. Once installed it can be used to play National Lottery games, to check results, locate your nearest retailer, top-up your wallet and to find out how to play all the Lottery games. Betting Apps are growing in popularity as more South Africans are finding it more convenient to bet from their phones, rather than a mobile site of desktop.
Soccer players can also enjoy playing their favourite Soccer pools like Sportstake 8 and Sportstake 13 directly on the app, while lottery fans are able to play Powerball and the South African Lotto. In this post we are going to be explaining how to get the National Lottery mobile app downloaded and installed, as well as a few great features you can use on the app. Both for Android and Ios devices. If you are new to the world of online sports betting we recommend a read through our beginners betting guide, which will help you get started.
How to Download the SA Lotto App
The first step in getting the app installed is to visit the National Lottery site, once on the main site you need to look for the App Download banner, alternatively click here to go to the App section on the National Lotto site.
Once you’ve in the App section you need to choose if you would like to install the App on Android or IOS. As most users in South Africa are using Android mobile devices, we’ll be explaining the process for android users.
The steps below may vary depending on the device and OS you are using, but the process is still the same for all Android phones. The Apps APK size is a rather large 23mb, so be sure you have enough data to download the App.
- Download the App for Android mobile and tablet here or from the iOS App store for Apple devices.
- Select Android Download and download the APK file containing the Lotto App.
- Go to the downloads folder on your phone, where you will find Ithuba.apk.
- Upon clicking the .apk file, an ‘install blocked’ pop-up will appear.
- Click on the settings button.
- Select the ‘unknown sources‘ button, which will allow the App to be installed,
- Click on OK
- Return to Ithuba.apk and click on it (if automatically not opened)
- The App should automatically launch and you can now log in
Betting with the National Lottery App
Once you’ve install the app and have logged in you can bet on all the different lotto’s, sportstake games and eaziwin games from the app. App users will also be able to view the latest lotto results on the app under the results section. The following lotto games are available to play on the app;
- Lotto Plus 1
- Lotto Plus 2
- Sportstake 8
- Powerball Plus
- Daily Lotto
- Sportstake 13
- Pick 3
Placing bets on the app is the same as doing it from your mobile or the mobile site. Simply navigate to what you would like to bet on and make your selections. You are also able to see your pending tickets and bets under your account details.
Should you require additional assistance with installing or betting on the National Lotto App then leave us a comment below, we’d be happy to assist you.