Betway App

1 December 2021 |

Nearly all of the best betting sites in South Africa go with the times. Formerly desktop only bookmakers are now more and more shifting towards a mobile first approach. This means, they are dedicating a lot of time to improve the betting experience on mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets.

While more and more of us bet on our mobile device not too many South African betting sites have a dedicated betting app available. One bookmaker that offers an excellent app is Betway.

In this article we have a detailed look at the Betway app and give you a detailed guide on how to download it onto your phone and/or tablet for easy betting access.

How to download the app?

Step 1: Open your Betway account

As a first step you should register your Betway user account. If you already have one, go to Step 2.

If you don’t have an account yet you can register with Betway here. The registration process is very quick and straightforward. You need to enter your mobile number, your chosen password, First Name, Surname and email address and also your ID type and number, Date of Birth as well as declare your source of funds. Finish your registration by clicking on ‘Register’ and you have opened your Betway account. As its is standard in South Africa, the last step is to FICA your account so it is fully verified.

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Step 2: Download the Betway App

To download the Betway app you have 2 options:

Option 1: you either go to the Google Play Store if you have an Android device or to the Apple App Store if you have an iOS device. Search for the Betway app and install it. Once installed login and start betting.

Option 2: Download the app directly from your Betway account in the menu under ‘Quick Links’. You are directed to a dedicated app download landingpage from where you can start the installation after your made some modifications to your setting. Depending if you have an Android or iOS device follow the below steps:

To download the Betway app on your Android device do the following:

  • On your Android device go to Settings -> Security -> Device Administration -> Allow Unknown Sources -> click OK.
  • Then click the ‘Download the Android App’ banner on top of the Betway app landingpage.
  • Confirm the start of the download by clicking ‘OK’ on the pop up.
  • After the app has been downloaded, click install.
  • Once the app is installed, click open to launch the Betway app.
  • Lastly, sign in and start betting on the go.

To download the Betway app on your iOS (iPhone) device do the following:

  • On the Betway app landingpage in your account go to ‘Downloading the app on your iPhone’.
  • You are directed to the App Store and can download the app from there.
  • After the app has been downloaded, click install.
  • Once the app is installed, click open to launch the Betway app.
  • Lastly, sign in and enjoy betting on the go.

While this might sound a bit complicated to start with, especially if you have an Android smartphone, you only have to download the Betway APK and install it once. Thereafter, you can enjoy mobile betting on the go fast and secure. The biggest benefit is that the Betway SA App is now data free. So once you have downloaded it you can enjoy data-free betting whenever and wherever you want to.

Why should you download the Betway app?

An app is not necessarily mandatory for a great mobile betting experience. Some betting sites such as Hollywoodbets or Playabets are especially optimised for mobile and therefore betting is easy. But aside from user-friendly navigation, apps have a couple of other advantages. One of the main ones are speed and data usage. A dedicated app allows you easy 1-click access. But overall app betting is faster and hence uses less data which is quite an important factor for us mobile punters. The Betway App goes a step further and allows you to bet data free!

What can you bet on in the app?

The Betway app covers everything you have on the mobile site but in a more mobile optimsied way. You can bet on:

  • Sports (pre-match and live)
  • Lucky Numbers
  • Betgames
  • Esports
  • Live Casino Games, including Roulette, Blackjack and Baccarat
  • Virtuals, including Jika Sports

All Betway features are available including:

Of course you have also access to Betway TV for Live Sports Streaming, Live Scores and the stats centre.

But the app offers you some additional benefits over the mobile site:

  • Notifications about fixtures and latest promotions
  • Easy Deposits and Withdrawals
  • Data-free betting

Whether or not you are betting with Betway yet – give the Betway app a try, we are sure you will like it. Start getting the app by registering your Betway account.

FAQ

Does Betway have an app?

Yes, Betway has an app for both Android and iOS. Read our detailed guide for more information on how to download it.

Is the Betway app data free?

Yes, once you have downloaded the Betway apk you can enjoy data-free betting on the go, including sports betting and making your 4 to Score predictions.

Is betting via the Betway app safe?

Betway is one of the most reputable bookmakers around the world. The safety and security of players and their data is a priority independent on which device you use. Therefore, betting via the app is safe.

Can I claim the R25 sign up bonus on the app?

Betway has stopped its R25 sign up bonus on 7th March 2022. But you can claim the new 100% sports welcome bonus once you have registered an account and downloaded the app.

How do I know that I am in data-free mode on the app?

You will know that you are in data-free mode on the Betway app once you see the yellow bar at the top of your screen (with the message “You’re now using DATA FREE”).

Enjoy mobile betting with Betway SA. For additional information about this great SA bookmaker also have a read through our detailed Betway review.

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Betway is not the only SA bookmaker who offers a dedicated betting app. If you are interested in betting via app you might also consider Supabets or Playabets.

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