How To Download the Gbets App in SA

Step-by-Step Guide: How to Download the Gbets App in South Africa, with an exhaustive description of all the popular methods. You will also learn of the important features of the app, the Pros, and the Cons.

Written by James Mwaura
Verified by BettingGuide team
Last updated 2023/03/09

A Gbets App Guide for South Africans

Gbets is a betting site that has a significant presence in South Africa. The operator offers online betting featuring the most popular sporting events. You can also find virtual and traditional sports which may suit diverse bettors. With Gbets, you do not have to worry about variety because all the sporting events are available, with good odds and various markets. A better way of accessing the games, events, and markets is through the mobile app, available for both Android and iOS users. This guide is therefore dedicated to taking you through downloading the app on an Android and iOS device without trouble.

How to download the Gbets app on your Android device

The Android app is not available on Google Play Store; therefore, ensure that your smartphone allows the installation of apps from outside sources. To enable your phone to permit the installation of apps from an outside source:

  • Go to the "Settings" icon on your Android device and tap "Security."
  • Go to "Device Administration" and check the box near "Allow Unknown Sources."
  • A box will appear where you will need to tap "OK."
  • You will then be ready to proceed with downloading the app.

The following process will guide you through downloading the app on your Android device:

  1. Visit the Gbets website at The following page will appear.
  2. On the page, scroll down until you see the "Android App Download" icon.
  3. Click on the icon to begin the downloading process.
  4. After the download is complete, click on the “Install” option.
  5. After installing the app, log in to explore the features available and start betting to win.

How to download the Gbets app on an iOS device

Compared to Android devices, the iPhone is a more accessible alternative because the devices do not take you through lengthier processes of installing betting apps. To download the Gbets app on your iPhone, follow the following procedure:

  1. Visit the Gbets South Africa website at
  2. Scroll down the home page until you see an icon labeled "Download on the App Store."
  3. Click on the icon. You will be directed to your phone’s App Store, where you will proceed to download the app. After installing the app, log in to your account and enjoy the available features.

Important Gbets app features

Gbets’ features are unique to the site, as the operator sought to use a different approach to other betting sites to distinguish it from them.

Payment options

One of the key features of a top betting app is the availability of multiple betting options. Gbets has various payment options for you. They include Voucher, Blu Voucher, OTT Voucher, Celbux, Ozow, Visa, Mastercard, and many others. Such numerous options mean that you can deposit or withdraw money with ease. The deposit option is on the home page, meaning that you are one click away from making payments of your choice.

The user interface

The app's user interface is straightforward, with legible inscriptions on all the icons labeling the sports available. The interface is user-friendly and interactive, with all markets from different events available.

FICA documents upload

The app ensures that you easily upload identity documents for verification. Instead of emailing your identification documents to customer support, you are one click away from uploading them, provided they are ready on your smartphone.

Pre-match option

The app categorically identifies pre-match events where you can click and locate the games to bet before the events begin.

Live Sport

Gbets understands that many bettors have different interests in different sporting events. Therefore, the live sports section exposes you to various events that are in play. From there, you can identify your preferred games to bet on.

The cash-out option

There is a bet slip icon to access the cash-out option. There are times when you may need to reconsider your choices regarding your accumulator bets. The cash-out option is available for you to cancel your bet and make different but more informed choices when betting.

The regulations section.

The home also has highlighted information regarding the parties in South Africa involved in regulating the app. this information confirms to users that the app is authentic and ready to sue upon registration

The Gbets app and the mobile version

The Gbets app and the mobile version share the same features. They both have the "data free" option, where you can bet without needing internet data.

Gbets pros

  • The app replicates the features from the mobisite.
  • Has a user-friendly interface.
  • The app has all the essential options on the home page.
  • Can be used without internet data.
  • The app has numerous games and sporting events for players with different betting interests.

Gbets cons

  • No live-streaming options for popular sports.
  • The app does not systematically categorize sporting events on the home page, and you have to dig deeper to get the sports you want.



James is responsible for the South African market on BettingGuide. He has a keen interest in sports betting and Gambling laws in particular. James is a Lawyer practising in East Africa, loves writing, and has a Law Degree from Makerere University, Uganda and a Post Graduate Diploma from the Kenya School of Law, Kenya.