Wednesday, 5 June 2019

DStv Nigeria Problems And Solution + Customer Care Numbers & Email Address 

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Digital Satellite Television popularly called DStv
is a Sub-Saharan African direct broadcast satellite service that is owned by MultiChoice Africa.

DStv was founded in 1995 and has up to 12 million subscribers across Africa.
Imagine watching your favourite show and suddenly it goes off,naturally you will look for a quick solution before resorting to calling a DStv professional installer that will cost money.
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DStv normally malfunctions due to some connection,technical,signal or hardware problems. 

In this article we will tackle some of the problems you might be experiencing with your DStv.

DStv Problems And Solution

Q: My DStv Is Not Scanning And Showing Signal?

Solution:-
  • (a) Try adjusting the two cables at the back of the decoder and try resetting to default by pressing the menu button when scanning.
  • (b) Get someone to reposition your dish.

Q: My DStv Is Having An E06-4 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) Remove your smart card gently and wipe with a soft fabric
  • (b) Rescan your decoder after 10 minutes without the smart card.
  • (c) Re-insert the card with the golden chip facing downwards when prompted for on your TV screen.
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Q: What Is The Current Price Of A DStv HD Decoder?

Solution:-
  • (a) Explora (Nano) Complete System + 1 month Premium subscription > N60,000
  • (b) Explora (Nano) Complete System + 1 month Compact Plus subscription > N55,200
  • (c) Explora (Nano) Complete System + 1 month Compact susbscription > N51,600

Q: My DStv Is Having An E04 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) Remove your smart card
  • (b) Wipe with a soft dry cloth and re-insert
  • (c) If a message re-appears,reboot

Q: My DStv Is Having An E05 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) Remove your smart card,ensure that it is free of dust and re-insert it with the chip facing downwards and the arrows facing the decoder.
  • (b) Reboot the decoder.

Q: My DStv Is Having An E06 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) Remove the smart card,wipe with a soft dry cloth and re-insert. If message re-appears, reboot.
  • (b) If problem persists then the decoder or the smart card might be damaged and should be tested.

Q: My DStv Is Experiencing An E07 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) If the message is still displayed after 30 seconds remove the Smart card, wait for the some time and re-insert the Smart card.
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  • (b) in case an E07 reappears,reboot your decoder. If the problem persist then it's most likely that the decoder or smart card might be damaged and should be tested.

Q: My DStv Is Having An E16 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a)  Error E16 shows that service is currently scrambled this might be as a result of an outstanding payment on your account.
  • (b) Contact the nearest MultiChoice office for a reset.


Q: My DStv Is Having An E107 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) Contact DStv or MultiChoice centre to confirm if the account has been created so it can be activated and paired.
  • (b) This error message usually appears on new decoder that hasn't been paired with it's smart card.

Q: My DStv Is Not Scanning?

Solution:-

  • (a) Check your dish and ensure that it is properly aligned.
  • (b) Check the cable connection.
  • (c) Check whether your decoder is faulty,you can test and verify this by connecting another DStv decoder to your own decoder.


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Q: My DStv Is Scanning For Too Long?

Solution:-

  • (a) Your DStv dish is sending a low signal strength to the decoder,you can rectify this by realigning your dish.


Q: My DStv Is Not Scanning The Full Number Of Bouquets?

Solution:-
  • (a) Perform a factory reset.

Q: My DStv Is Going Off & On Intermittently?

Solution:-
  • (a) Perform a factory reset.

Q: How Do I Perform A DStv Factory Reset?

Solution:-

(a) To perform a factory reset follow the steps below:-

  • Press the ''MENU'' button on your remote control
  • Scroll to ''ADVANCED OPTIONS''
  • Press 'OK'
  • Go to 'DISH INSTALLATION'
  • Press 'OK'
  • Enter Pin Code '9949'
  • Go to 'RESET TO FACTORY DEFAULTS'
  • Press 'OK' twice.

Your decoder will return to factory setting automatically

Q: My DStv Picture Quality Is Cracking?

Solution:-
  • (a) The picture quality might be affected due to low signal quality caused by rainfall or thunderstorm,this will normalise once the storm is over.
  • (b) If it continues you should try to realign your dish as it is likely your dish has slightly shifted from the signal position,you can contact an installer or you do it yourself.
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Q: Help,My DStv Remote Control Is Not Working?

Solution:-
  • (a) Press 'SHIFT' after the 'SHIFT' blinks press TV1,the red remote control light now blinks on TV1.
  • (b) Check that your remote batteries are fixed properly.
  • (c) Replace dead remote control batteries.

Q: No TV Sound On My DStv?

Solution:-
  • (a) Press "MENU" Go to "ADVANCED OPTIONS" and Press "OK".
  • (b) Go to "TV INSTALLATION"
  • (c) Press ''OK'
  • (d)  Enter the Pin Code ''9949'' and Press ''OK''
  • (e) Put on ''RF MODULATION'' Press ''OK''
  • (f) Use Arrow key to change to ''PAL G'' or ''PAL I'' ,Press ''OK''.
  • (g) Click on ''ACCEPT THESE SETTINGS'' then Press ''OK''
  • (h) Press EXIT 3 times to clear the screen.

Q: My DStv Is Having An E08 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) Visit the nearest DStv office near you to test your decoder and fix the E08 CA Module failure,your decoder control access module is probably  malfunctioning.

Q: My DStv Is Having An E14 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) Tune to another channel,if the E14 message reappears,re boot your decoder.

Q: My DStv Is Having An E16 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) Ensure that you do not have any outstanding payments on your account.
  • (b) You can check this by reading your mail message,to read your mail message Press "Menu" and 4.


Q: My DStv Is Having An E17 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) Make sure that your DStv smartcard is inside your decoder.
  • (b) SMS "E17 + smartcard number to 32472
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  • (c) Alternatively reset the service by logging into your account and selecting "reset decoder".

Q: My DStv Is Having An E18 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) Ensure that your smart card is inserted properly.
  • (b) Dust your smart card.

Q: My DStv Is Having An E19 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) Your subscription might have expired,renew your subscription.

Q: My DStv Is Having An E30 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) Wait for at least 2 minutes,your smart card is checking your subscription status.
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Q: My DStv Is Having An E34 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) Contact the nearest DStv centre,your smart card is not valid for this country or network.

Q: My DStv Is Having An E35 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) Wait for some minutes,there is a temporary failure in receiving transmission.
  • (b) Reboot your decoder if the error persist.

Q: My DStv Is Having An E37 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a)To see the list of all channels, press the ''DOWN arrow or press TV and select My Channels.
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Q: My DStv Is Having An E38 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) Check that all cables from the satellite dish are securely connected to the correct inputs on the back of the decoder,go ahead and switch the decoder off, wait for 10 seconds, then switch it on again.

Q: My DStv Is Having An E42 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) You have entered the wrong pin five times for the parental control and need to reset,login to reset your pin.

Q: My DStv Is Having An E43 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) DStv cannot broadcast this channel in your country, which is why it cannot be viewed.

Q: My DStv Is Having An E44 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) You have been blocked from viewing that particular channel,enter the correct PG PIN to watch it.

Q: My DStv Is Having An E45 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) Contact the nearest DStv MultiChoice centre for assistance

Q: My DStv Is Having An E50 Error?

Solution:-
  • (a) Select another package as there are no channels in the package you selected.

Q: Am Experiencing A Partial Or Over sized Picture On My TV Screen?

Solution:-
  • (a) Press ''MENU''
  • (b) Go to ''ADVANCED OPTIONS''
  • (c) Press ''Next'' then ''OK''
  • (d) Go to ''TV INSTALLATION'' and Press ''OK''
  • (e)  Enter Pin Code 9949
  • (f) Go to ''ASPECT RATIO'' Press ''OK''
  • (g) Then use your arrow key to change to either (4:3) or (16:9) then Press ''OK',go to ''LETTER BOX'' or ''CROPPED PARTIAL'' and Press ''OK''

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  • (i) Click on ''ACCEPT THESE SETTINGS'' Press ''OK''
  • (j) Press ''EXIT'' 3 times to clear the screen,alternatively you can instantly change the Aspect Ratio by pressing ''SHIFT'' and ''TV GUIDE'',afterwards you can toggle through the 4 Aspect Ratio Control (ARC) options and choose the most appropriate for your television.

Q: Am Not Seeing My Regular DStv Channels?

Solution:-
  • (a) Ensure that you are on your usual bouquet,you can check to rectify this,press ''TV'' Select ''Ku Africa'' and press Ok.
  • (b) If you still don't see your regular DStv channels (Ku Africa) all you have to do is to scan,follow the steps below:-
  • Press "MENU" Scroll to "ADVANCED OPTIONS" Press "OK"
  • Go to "DISH INSTALLATION" Press "OK" Enter Pin Code 9949.
  • Go to "SCAN ALL NETWORKS" Press "OK"
  • Press TV to select the ''Ku Africa'' bouquet


Q: How Do I Reconnect My DStv After Disconnection?

Solution:-

  • (a) Make payment at any DStv office near you afterwards your DStv viewing should be restored.
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  • (b) If viewing is not restored and your still experiencing some problem,simply press 0 (To speak to an Agent) at the voice option and wait for response,make sure your decoder is on and tuned to Channel 114 (Africa Magic),make sure that you have your smart card number and payment details ready.
Q: My DStv Decoder Wont Turn On?

Solution:-
  • (a) Take your Decoder to the nearest DStv multichoice office nearest to you,the decoder might have spoilt due to unstable power supply,always connect your decoder to a stabiliser.

Q: DStv Mobile Phone Number Registration?

Solution:-
  • (a) Send an email to: dstv@nigeria.multichoice.co.za or call the Customer Care line to register your mobile phone number.

Read Also: GOtv Nigeria Problems And Solution + Customer Care Numbers & Email Address 


Q: How Do I Check The Expiry Date Of My Subscription?

Solution:-
  • (a) Send an SMS to 30333 or 08036393788 in this format:- (1st 10 digit of smart card) example DD 123456789

Q: How Do I Contact DStv Customer Care?

Solution:-

(a) Call DStv Customer Care Service using this following numbers:-
  • 09090630333
  • 07080630333
  • 08113630333
  • 08149860333.

DStv customer care centre is open from 8am - 9pm daily.
Alternatively you can reach out to DStv customer care on twitter at @DStvNgCare from 8am - 9pm weekdays,9am - 6pm on saturdays,12pm - 5pm on Sundays.

Q: DStv Customer Care Email Address?
  • Send an email to DSTvNigeria@Multichoice.co.za


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