How To Activate a New DSTV Remote

How To Activate a New DSTV Remote

What is TV Remote?

In electronics, a remote control is an electronic device used to operate another device from a distance, usually wirelessly. In consumer electronics, a remote control can be used to operate devices such as a television set, DVD player or other digital home media appliance.

How To Activate a New DSTV Remote

Keep in and Hold the ARC button and the Volume + button to De-Activate. 2. Keep in and hold the ARC button and the Volume – button to Re-Activate. PLEASE REMEMBER: You can only program one additional device onto your DStv Explora Remote.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is my DStv remote not responding to the decoder?

Press any button on the remote. If the green light does not blink (below INFO, BACK or both), the remote is either broken or needs new batteries. If you put in new batteries and the green light still does not blink when a button is pressed, you will need to replace the remote.

Why is my DStv remote not working but red light blinking?

When using the remote : if there is one RED blink, the remote is already in “Standby Relay” or “Volume Relay” mode, but nothing has been programmed to that button, or there is in an error with the programming sequence.

Can you use your phone as a DStv remote?

Installing and setting up DStv remote app is easy. Here are easy to follow steps on how to use dstv remote app on your smartphone.

Why is my remote not changing channels?

However, the most common reasons for a TV remote that is not working are battery issues, paring issues, or infrared sensor issues. Press the power button while pointing the remote control at your TV. Make sure the LED indicator on the TV blinks. If not, your remote does not have enough power remaining in the batteries.

How do I fix the red light on my remote?

The LED flashes with a specific color to help you identify the issue. Red (slow blinking) – Low battery. Replace the batteries in your remote. Red (fast blinking) – There’s a problem with your remote.

Which DStv remote works for all decoders?

The DStv A7 Remote replaces the A6 Remote and can be used with both DStv Exploras and DStv HD Decoders.

What is the latest DStv remote?

The B7 is the latest remote for our single view HD decoders. It supports multiple modes and has SMS keys for easy text entry.

How do I reset my DStv remote from 2 to 1?

To set the remote to mode 1: press and hold the i button for 3 seconds or until you see the green light blink on 1 (below the i button). If the green light blinks below BACK, the remote is in mode 2.

Why is my remote not working even with new batteries?

The remote control battery terminals may be dirty. Remove the batteries and clean the remote control terminals with a small solution of alcohol, using a cotton bud or soft cloth, then place the batteries back into the remote control.

Can I buy a new remote for my DStv decoder?

Generic, Compatible DSTV Decoder Remote Control The DStv Remote Control can be used to replace your broken or lost remote control. There is no need to reprogramme it.