Here you will ﬁnd answers to most common questions.
– To access Nuvu, you will need to create an account.
– You can choose ‘Sign up with email’ Or ‘Sign up with facebook’ depending upon – your choice of email or facebook.
– Complete the steps and get a success message as a confirmation of your successful sign up.
– If you have signed up via email / facebook already, you can now access Nuvu.
– If you signed up via email, enter your sign up email and password and click on the grey ‘Log in with email’ button.
– In case you used facebook for signing up, click on the blue ‘Connected via facebook? Login here’ button, enter the facebook credentials used for signup and you should be able to access Nuvu.
– Remember to check for extra spaces / dots in the username / password which might cause them to fail.
Welcome to Nuvu tips and tricks. Please refer to an appropriate category to find out more:
1. Check your subscription. It might have expired!
2. Make sure you have a stable data connection. Watch out for network fluctuations.
3. Check if Nuvu is barred from accessing data on your smartphone.
4. Avoid power saving / data saving modes being active.
5. Verify if Nuvu is whitelisted from battery optimization (Standard on Android 6 & above OR 3rdparty battery apps).
1. Your subscription might have been suspended due to non-payment.
2. Logout and restart Nuvu. Try again after a fresh login.
3. Remove the content and try downloading it again.
1. Verify your subscription is not expired / suspended.
2. Make sure you have a data connection and Nuvu is not barred from accessing data.
3. Logout and restart Nuvu. Try again after a fresh login.
With a Nuvu subscription you have unlimited access to all the content. You simply browse through the catalogue and download any programs you want to watch.
Once downloaded, which typically happens overnight, you can watch the program as many times as you want for 30 days, after which the program is automatically deleted from your device.
Remember your subscription includes unlimited viewing and the data needed to download the content. So there are absolutely no hidden fees!
We offer thousands of titles across genres such as movies, TV series, kids programming, music videos etc.
We also offer a balanced mix of local and international content and source it from some of the largest studios across the globe.
Nuvu supports all Android devices with Operating System / Version 4.2 and above. You will ideally need 4GB of free space on your phone to fully enjoy the Nuvu service (we store the downloads on your phone).
Currently we only support smartphones running Android version 4.2 and above
– Phablets/tablets (coming soon)
– iOS devices
– Rooted devices
– Devices with custom ROMs
Yes, as long as you have a subscription there is no limitation in regards to how many programs you can download and watch
We do not put any restrictions on your usage! The only limiting factor is how much storage capacity you have on your smartphone.
It depends on the length of the program and your connection speed. In general we download programs overnight which makes it possible to offer Nuvu at a low price including data charges.
Once downloaded the program will be stored on your smartphone for 30 days. As long as you have a valid subscription you will be able to watch the program. You can delete programs earlier than 30 days if you wish to do so.
Navigate to settings. Then toggle the Parental Control (click on the text or icon).
Enter a selected PIN (please note the PIN down!) Then set the age restriction.
Example: if you don’t want your kid to watch movies above a certain age you select the age grade then press “Enable”
Yes, Nuvu is a service provided by Airtel and Nuvu to Airtels Customers
Under Settings you can manage your subscription including signing up, cancelling or changing between monthly and weekly packages.
To get started we offer 14 days free trial. After that you can choose between a monthly or weekly subscription.
The subscription fees include unlimited viewing including the data needed to download the content. So there are absolutely no hidden fees!
When you subscribe to Nuvu your data is inclusive! So you don’t need to worry about data for the movies and series. One hour of Nuvu content equals approximately 250MB of data.
Nuvu offers 14 days FREE trial to all new customers. After this period the user can choose between Weekly package @N875 or Monthly package @N1750. Including the data!
Your subscription will automatically renew after 7 or 30 days. You can cancel your subscription at any time under “My Subscriptions”
Yes, you can still re-subscribe. Login with your old credentials and navigate to “Manage Subscriptions” (Home>Settings>Manage subscription)
In the app, under Settings you can manage your subscription including signing up, cancelling or changing between monthly and weekly packages. To make life easy for you, you can cancel at any time
Yes of course, when trying to login, click on the small link below the “login button” that states “forgot password” to reset password directly.
If you don’t receive a password reset link, please call customer support instead (To call us, just dial 111/121 from your Airtel phone)
We strongly recommend you to have the app open and the phone charged, some devices might not wake up during the download window. This is the best way to ensure that you wake up to some new entertainment
Try to type the Pin 3 times, if you still don’t remember the pin you will get prompted with a message saying “Enter your account password” type in your login password, that you use to sign in to Nuvu, and we will display your pin!
If you have issues with download, please try the following steps:
(1) Check network connection, sometimes it helps to toggle flight mode on and off
(2) Log out and then into the account again
(3) Assure you have an active subscription by navigating to (Home>Settings>Manage subscriptions)
(4) Please make sure your device is charged and connected to the charger overnight
(5) Please make sure you have disabled battery optimization for Nuvu App, see separate tutorial here: How do i disable battery optimization (so Nuvu can download movies overnight)
Please check that your account is active, the battery is charged, your phone is connected to the power outlet/charger. If you are on an Andriod v6.0 and above you need to disable Battery Optimization, read about it here How do i disable battery optimization (so Nuvu can download movies overnight)
In order for Nuvu to be able to download movies and series to your device overnight, we need to be able to wake up the phone during the night. Some newer phones (Andriod v6.0 and above) have this feature disabled by default. Please make sure you disable battery optimization as per below to enjoy Nuvu downloads!
Step 1- Open the App Drawer then Locate and select Settings. (Can be found in main menu or app drawer on som devices)
Step 2- Touch Battery
Step 3- Tap the 3 stacked dots in the top right
Step 4- Touch Battery Optimization
Step 5- Press the downward pointing arrow
Step 6- Choose All apps
Step 7- Select the Nuvu app then In the pop up window select Don’t optimize
Step 8- Finally press Done
To call us, just dial 111/121 from your Airtel phone. Or visit this page
All support is handled by Airtel and click below to get in touch with them.