Friday, 26 September 2014

MultiChoice DStv has just released the latest versions of software for all decoder models. You may have noticed the prompt that appears on your TV screen whenever your decoders concludes scanning.

This occurs because your decoder has picked up signal from the satellite that a newer version is available for it. It is always advisable to update your DStv decoder software version to ensure an all time optimal performance of your device. If you are wondering how to update your DStv decoder software and the benefits of doing so, then read on.

Whenever a new version is released, it carries with it improved functionalities, enhanced features, improved pictures, audio and text information as well as corrected hidden errors that you as the subscriber does not even notice.

Now, the case of prolonged period of scan for DStv decoders is receiving serious attention as the newly released software for DStv decoders has reduced the count from 26 to 22 as noticed by subscribers in Nigeria. So when you switch on your decoder, it takes a shorter time to scan.

Is this not good news?

We would love to take you on a tour of how to update your DStv decoder software - for all models, including yours. For a successful upgrade, here is a step by step guild on how to upgrade your DStv decoder for all models, simple and straightforward. You may have a 2 Tuner HD PVR, 4 Tuner HD PVR, a standard decoder (990, 1110, 1131, 1132) or an SD PVR. Let us start with the standard decoder models.
 
SOFTWARE UPDATE PROCEDURE FOR DSTV STANDARD DECODER MODEL:
This procedure applies for single view decoders of 990, 1110, 1131 and 1132 models;
  • Press MENU
  • Select Advanced Options
  • Select DSD Upgrade
  • If your decoder is not on the latest version, select the Manual Upgrade option
  • Press OK to start the download
  • Please do not interrupt the download - also wait for the video and audio to fully resume
SOFTWARE UPDATE PROCEDURE FOR DSTV 2 TUNER HD PVR DECODER
 
Before embarking on this, check to see if your decoder is already on the latest software version. On your remote control, press the TV GUIDE, if the last item on the menu is DStv Catch Up, then your 2 tuner HD PVR already has the latest version. If otherwise, then proceed with these steps below on how to download the latest software version for 2 tuner HD PVR.
  • Firstly, ensure that there is no program recording in progress and that none is scheduled for the next 30 minutes.
  • Reboot your decoder and allow to resume normal video and audio
  • Press MENU to go to the decoder menu.
  • Scroll down to ADVANCED OPTIONS
  • Enter the code 9949
  • Select DSD UPGRADE
  • Wait for the red button to appear and then press RED and follow the on-screen instructions.
SOFTWARE UPDATE PROCEDURE FOR DSTV 4 TUNER HD PVR DECODER
 
The procedure is same as the 2 tuner HDPVR above. However, we need to take note of the following latest software types for the two types of 4 tuner HD PVR decoders.
  • For the UEC 4 tuner HD PVR, the latest software is 18/2
  • For the Pace  tuner HD PVR, the latest software is 32/2
     
SOFTWARE UPDATE PROCEDURE FOR DSTV SD PVR DECODER
 
In 6 simple steps, you can update your software by following these steps;
  • Press MENU on your remote control
  • Scroll down to Advanced option and press OK on your remote control
  • On the installation pin that prompts, punch in the code 9949
  • Scroll to DSD UPGRADE and press OK
  • Press the red button on the remote control
  • Finally, press OK to initiate the upgrade.
The Software download process takes at most 20 minutes, please DO NOT interrupt this process by either switching off your decoder or any other action.

1 comment:

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