using the DStv WiFi Connector (automatic setup) Connecting your DStv Explora

Connecting your DStv Explora to the internet
using the DStv WiFi Connector
(automatic setup)
If you want to connect your DStv Explora to your router in your home, it’s best to use
the DStv WiFi Connector if your router’s in another room or when you don’t want to run
cables. WiFi signal must be available in the room your DStv Explora is in.
There are two options:
• Automatic setup (if your router has a WPS button)
• Manual setup (if your router does not have a WPS button, or if you are unable
to set it up using the automatic setup)
These are the steps for the AUTOMATIC setup
Step 1
DStv WIFI Connector (Back)
Using the supplied power cable,
insert one end into the USB port
on the back of the DStv Explora
and the other end into the power
input on the back of the
DStv WiFi Connector.
DStv Explora (Back)
DIGITAL
AUDIO OUT
COAXIAL
5 V DC
ETHERNET
ETHERNET
RESET
UNICABLE IN
POWER IN
13V 1A
Step 2
The Power LED on the front of the DStv WiFi Connector
should glow solid amber and then change to solid white
(confirming it has power).
WPS
POWER
WIRELESS
WPS
POWER
For more information, including Terms and Conditions, go to
www.dstv.com/getconnected
WIRELESS
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Step 3
Press the WPS button on your router, followed by the
WPS button on the DStv WiFi Connector.
WPS
Wait two minutes.
POWER
WIRELESS
WPS
WPS
POWER
POWER
WIRELESS
WIRELESS
The Wireless LED on the front of the DStv WiFi Connector
will flash white (while the WPS is in progress) and change
to solid white (once an internet connection has been
established).
WPS
POWER
WIRELESS
WPS
WPS
POWER
POWER
WIRELESS
WIRELESS
TROUBLESHOOTING
• If the Wireless LED on the DStv WiFi Connector flashes amber, there’s a WPS error or security type / password mismatch. We
recommend you use the manual setup.
• If the Wireless LED on the DStv WiFi Connector is solid amber, the internet connection is weak. Move the DStv WiFi Connector
closer to the router and try again.
Step 4
Using the supplied Ethernet cable,
insert the one end into the green
Ethernet port on the back of the
DStv Explora. Now insert the other
end into the Ethernet port on the
back of the DStv WiFi Connector.
DStv WIFI Connector (Back)
DStv Explora (Back)
DIGITAL
AUDIO OUT
COAXIAL
5 V DC
ETHERNET
For more information, including Terms and Conditions, go to
www.dstv.com/getconnected
ETHERNET
RESET
UNICABLE IN
POWER IN
13V 1A
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Step 5
You can now check the connectivity
on your DStv Explora.
Central
Help
Contact Us
Press HELP on the remote.
Select “Tools”.
Mail Messages
General Information
Tools
Connectivity Checker
Select “Connectivity Checker”
and press OK.
Central
Help
Select OK
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Contact Us
Connectivity Checker
Mail Messages
Router connection successful
Return BACK
Internet connection successful
General Information
Tools
Return BACK
Select OK
Return BACK
Step 6
The default setting for all Connected
Services on your DStv Explora is set to
“Off”. You can manually select which of the
services you want enabled.
Central
Settings
User Preferences
Parental Control
System Settings
Satellite Settings
General
Video & Audio
Recording
Channel Groups
Connected Services
Press the blue DStv button.
Select “Settings”.
Select “User Preferences”.
Central
Select OK
Select “Connected Services”.
Connected Services
Off
DStv Catch Up Plus
Off
For more information, including Terms and Conditions, go to
www.dstv.com/getconnected
Remote Recording allows
you to schedule recordings
via our TV Guides when
you’re away from home.
Visit
dstv.com/GetConnected for
more info, including steps on
how to connect your DStv
Explora to the internet. Terms
& Condition apply.
You can then set each of the
Connected Services “On” or “Off”
individually.
Press BACK to save your setting.
Return BACK
Remote Recordings
Select OK
Return BACK
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