How to Pair New DSTV Remote with Decoder

pair new dstv remote with a decoder
Left: DStv Zapper HDdecoder and remote. Right: DStv explora decoder and remote
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This article shows you the steps you should follow to pair the new DSTV remote with a decoder. The method listed below works for both the Zapper HD decoder and DSTV Explora decoder.

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  • First things first, make sure your decoder is actively connected to your television set.
  • Then ensure that the battery cells are new and properly arraigned in their section.
  • Position your new Zapper remote / Explora remote towards the DSTV decoder.
  • Try pressing the P+ button or V=+ button when the decoder loads.
  • There should be visible change for example if you press P+ it should change the network station or V+ should increase the volume.
  • Every time you press any button on the remote, the green light will blink (this clearly shows that the remote is working fine).

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Note: The DStv Zapper remote only works perfectly for Zapper HD decoder and DStv Explora remote only works on DStv Explora decoder. so, make sure you pair new DSTV remote with a matching decoder.

pair new dstv remote with a decoder
Left: DStv Zapper HDdecoder and remote. Right: DStv explora decoder and remote