IROKOTV – How to Register, Subscribe and Download Movies With IROKOTV App

IROKOTV is a platform on the internet that gives access to premium Nigerian movies. It is one of the first mainstream movie streaming sites that was launched in Africa. Created by Jason Njoku, who is currently the CEO of the streaming platform, IROKOTV officially began operations in December 2011. The movie streaming platform has since garnered a lot of popularity over the years and it is praised for not just bringing entertainment to your fingertips but also for being a notable African tech start-up. More so, IROKOTV is a proud recipient of the 2017 ‘Online Television With Best Movie Content Award’ from the City People Movie Awards.

How Can You Register On The IROKOTV Platform?

IROKOTV has grown to become one of the largest legal distributors of African movies in the world. It allows you to have a 24-hour uninterrupted viewing experience. Beyond entertaining people in the comfort of their homes, offices, etc, IROKOTV also ventured into the global offline distribution market in 2014 and began supplying different airlines with Nollywood films. Some of the airlines that this service has been extended to include South African Airways, Kenya Airways, British Airways, and United Airlines.

To gain access and have an amazing viewing experience, all you need is to register on the IROKOTV platform using a mobile device, a working phone number or email address, and of course, a good internet connection. If you do not want to use your phone number or email address to sign up, you can also sign up with your Facebook account.

The steps to get you started on the registration process are:

  1. Visit the IROKOTV website
  2. A page will appear with the option to create an account
  3. Select either MOBILE SIGNUP or EMAIL SIGNUP
  4. For mobile signup, provide your phone number and a pin will be sent to you which you will enter in the space provided
  5. For email signup, enter your email address and create a password on the space provided
  6. After providing the necessary details, select SIGNUP and you are ready to use your IROKOTV account.
  7. Those who would prefer using Facebook to signup can select the option to do so at the bottom of the page.
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How To Use The IROKOTV App

In the bid to provide its customers with the best entertainment service with ease, IROKOTV launched an app called the IROKOTV App. As of now, there are two ways you can easily make use of the services provided by IROKOTV and that is by visiting their webpage through any internet browser on your laptop or mobile device. The other way is by using the app which you would have to download from an app store. Follow the steps below to do so:

  1. For Android smartphone users, you can download the apk app version via Google Playstore while iPhone smartphone users can download the iOS app version via the app store.
  2. When the app is fully downloaded, tap the INSTALL button.
  3. Go ahead to log in or sign up with your phone number or link your existing account.
  4. When you have successfully been verified, you will be required to create a pin for your login. Once you have created the pin, tap Confirm.

How Do I Pay For My IROKOTV Subscription?

Although registering to open an IROKOTV account is free, to enjoy its unlimited services, you will need to subscribe at a fee. So after registering or logging in via the IROKOTV web page or the app, you will have to fund the account via any of the ways indicated on the platform. You will also be required to choose a subscription plan, go ahead to select your preferred plan, and select your preferred payment method (Bank or Credit Card).

The subscription fee for a year is N3000 which renews every 365 days if you use your credit card. Payments done via bank transfers are not renewable. More so, you can opt out of the subscription plan at any time. What this implies is that if you decide to opt-out of a plan before its tenor expires, you will forfeit the money you used to subscribe as you do not get a refund.

How Can You Download Movies With IROKOTV?

For movie lovers who wish to download a movie to watch later, IROKOTV has got you covered as you can download any movie of your choice on the platform and watch it at a later date. All it may require is for you to follow the steps outlined below to download any movie you want:

  1. Log into the IROKOTV platform using any of the options available (via the IROKOTV webpage or app)
  2. Once you are logged in, simply go through the movies or TV series list and pick the movie you would like to download
  3. Click on download and it will immediately get downloaded on your device. After this, you will be able to access it offline once it has been downloaded and you can watch it at any time you may wish.

Other FAQs About IROKOTV

Here are some frequently asked questions that users of the IROKOTV platform have inquired about in the past and the answers to them’

Question 1: Can you watch instantly on any device?

Answer: As long as you are connected to the internet, you can watch movies anytime and anywhere. However, you can only stream from one device at a time, per account.

Question 2: How can you watch movies from IrokoTv on your television?

Answer: If you want to enjoy your movies on your tv screen, simply connect your laptop to the TV with an HDMI cable and watch your movie.

Question 3: How fast does your broadband internet connection need to be to watch instantly?

Answer: All levels of broadband allow you to watch instantly but it is recommended that you have a minimum speed of 500 kbps.

Question 4: How regularly can you see new content on

Answer: New content is released on the website and app every week. You also have access to a number of great movies and television shows that would keep you entertained anytime and anywhere.

Question 5: What browser is recommended for

Answer: It is advised that you use Chrome for as it has the best performance.

Tyna G
Tyna G
A digital nomad with a never-ending curiosity and passion for discovering new places, cultures and creative outlets - this author has been writing her way around the globe for many years. Everything from entertainment to biographies, reviews to travel tips, you’ll always find stunning high quality content coming from her


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