Why are some of my DStv channels missing?

Why are some of my DStv channels missing?

As I have said earlier, poor signal strength or quality is the main reason why some DStv channels are not working on your decoder. In most cases, the culprit is a satellite dish that is slightly out of alignment. Remember, an LNB that is out of alignment can also cause this problem.

How do I restore missing channels on DStv?

One of the ways you can restore your channels is by rescanning your DStv decoder. Click on the quick setup option and begin the process. Many professionals advise you to use the manual setup process since it will give you more control, and you can select some aspects of the process you want.

How do you refresh DStv channels?

Send an SMS with the word RESET accompanied by your smartcard number to 30333. You will receive a confirmation message informing you that your request is being processed. Check after a while if the channels are available.

How can I improve my DStv signal strength?

How To Fix Signal Strength On DStv?

  1. Check F-type connectors. Check for incorrectly connected F-type connectors on the LNB and at the back of the decoder.
  2. Correct the LNB alignment.
  3. Adjust satellite dish alignment.
  4. Replace a faulty LNB.
  5. Move your satellite dish.
  6. Cut down or prune trees that may obstruct the signal.

Why are some channels on my TV not working?

First check that your TV is set to the correct Source or Input, try changing the Source or Input to AV, TV, Digital TV or DTV if you haven’t already. If your “No Signal” message is not due to incorrect Source or Input being selected, then it’s most likely caused by a set up or antenna fault.

How do I view all channels on DStv?

Download the DStv App (Android / Apple) for your phone (or tablet). Log in using the email address and password you created when you signed up for DStv online. Choose either Live (to see the TV channels on your package) or Catch Up (to see the latest episodes of shows you’re watching). Start watching!

How do I rescan my DStv decoder?

Press the DStv button on the remote. Scroll to Settings. Then to System Settings. Select Reset Decoder Setting.

How do I check DStv signal strength?

Once you encounter a poor signal error, you can press the HELP button on your remote and click on General Information. Then, click on Select Tuner Status Signal Quality & Strength. Here you will be able to view the strength of the signal. All of these values should be either 50% or above.

How can I boost my Dish TV signal strength?

Increase the Strength of Your DTH’s Satellite Signal

  1. LNB. The key component of receiving satellite signals is the LNB.
  2. DTH Antenna.
  3. Renew or Clear Connectors.
  4. Coaxial Cable.
  5. Increase Satellite Dish Size.
  6. Remove Any Obstructions.
  7. Use a Scaler Ring.
  8. The Dish Stand and Pole Must Be Properly Mounted.

How do you know if your LNB is faulty?

LNBs can degrade over time, particularly in locations exposed to extreme weather conditions; signs of a faulty LNB include missing channels, video pixilation, signal drop-out during heavy rain or a complete loss of signal.

Why does my TV say no signal on some channels?