What is Star+ and how to use it

After a long wait and the postponement due to legal issues, Star+ is finally here! The platform of disney focuses on more adult content and brings titles from Marvel, 20th Century Studios (formerly 20th Century Fox), huluoriginal content, a sports catalog of ESPN channels and much more.

If you want to know more about Star+, find out what it is, what prices and plans, which devices are compatible and how to use the platform in the lines below!

Star+: what is it?

As noted above, Star+ is a new Disney streaming service, which operates as a complement to Disney+ (android | iOS | the Web). It was launched exclusively in Latin American countries and is aimed more at a more “adult” audience.

In addition to exclusive titles, Disney has also invested in the production of content focused on Latin audiences, which is why 66 productions made in Brazil and neighboring countries will be launched. Among them, “O Rei da TV”, which will tell the biography of Silvio Santos and “Santa Evita”, which will tell the story of the Argentine first lady.

The service operates very similarly to Disney+, with the biggest difference being its catalog and sports section. All subscribers will have access to high definition content (4K where available) and Dolby Atmos 7.1 audio. It’s still possible to use the account on 10 different devices, create up to seven individual profiles, and make 25 downloads to watch offline.

Star+: rates and packages

Star+ offers four subscription options, involving monthly, annual, and combo plans with Disney+. Check out the options below:

  • Monthly Star+: R$ 32.90;
  • Annual Star+: BRL 329.90 (equivalent to BRL 27.50 per month);
  • Combo+ (Star+ and Disney+ monthly): R$ 45.90 per month;
  • Combo+ (Annual Disney+ and Monthly Star+): R$ 279.90 per year plus R$ 18 per month.

Subscribers to the Disney+ annual plan at launch with a promotional price will pay the difference of BRL 22.57 per month, if they also wish to subscribe to Star+.

Star+: compatible devices

The streaming service is available for mobile phones and tablets, computers, smart TVs, TV Boxes and consoles. Below you can check out the full list:

Mobile phones and tablets

  • Android;
  • iPhone;
  • iPad;
  • Amazon fire.

Computers (via browsers)

  • The Windows;
  • macOS;
  • Chromium operating system.

Smart TVs and TV Boxes

  • AndroidTV;
  • Apple TV;
  • Amazon FireTV;
  • Chromecast;
  • LG;
  • Samsung.

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Star+: how to use

How to create an account and subscribe to Star+

Step 1: download the application from Star+(android | iOS | the Web) on your mobile phone or access it via a web browser and press “Subscribe Now”.

Open the Star+ app and tap “Subscribe Now” (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

2nd step: If you have a Disney+ account, enter your email and password. Otherwise, create a new account.

Enter an email, press “Continue” and finish creating your account (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

step 3: on mobile, choose one of the plans and proceed to payment via the Play Store or the App Store.

Select one of the plans and make payment through the mobile phone store (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

step 4: if you are on PC, there are more subscription options. Pick one, sign in with sut aocnta, enter your card details, choose whether payment will be by debit or credit, and complete the subscription.

On PC, select one of the four plans and make payment (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

How to use Star+ to watch series and movies

Step 1: With the service app open, use the home screen to find a title or navigate to the “Movies”, “Series” and “ESPN” tabs at the top. To search for a specific title, tap the “Magnifier” in the bottom menu.

With the app open, use one of the tabs shown to search for titles (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

2nd step: If you have accessed the “Movies” or “Series” tab, click on “Top Stories” to filter the list by genre.

In the “Movies” or “Series” tab, use the “Highlights” button to filter the options by genre (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

step 3: In the “ESPN” tab, you can find live sports content, or filter by specific sports.

In the ESPN tab, you can watch live content from the channel (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

step 4: With a movie or series page open, tap “Watch” or select a season and episode to be able to watch it.

With a movie or series page open, tap “Watch” or select an episode (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

step 5: With the player open, use the standard controls to pause, fast forward, or rewind 15 seconds. Tap the icon shown in the upper right corner to adjust audio and subtitles.

Use Star+ player controls to move forward or change languages ​​(Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

step 6: Select audio and subtitle language. If you are on PC, click on the “Gear” icon to adjust the appearance of the subtitles.

Select content audio and subtitle language (Screenshot: Matheus Bigogno)

Ready! Now you know what Star+ is, what plans are available, what devices it is compatible with and how to use it!

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