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How To Connect DStv WIFI Connector To Explora Decoder

For you to get all the features and functions of the Explora decoder, you have to connect it to the internet. DStv Explora decoders does not comes with an in-built WIFI, meaning you need the help of an external Wi-Fi connector to get internet on the DStv Explora decoder.

However multichoice as the parent company for Dstv have designed Dstv Wi-Fi connector, purposely for Dstv Explora decoders. Now for dstv Wi-Fi connector installation to Dstv Explora decoders, you need an Ethernet cable and power cable depending on the type of dstv Wi-Fi connector dongle.

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Dstv Wi-Fi connector comes with an Ethernet cable and a USB cable for power supply to the Wi-Fi connector. For any smartphone or computer internet connection with an Explora decoder and the Wi-Fi connector, the pairing connection must be made on the Dstv Wi-Fi webpage.

DStv Explora decoder and Wi-Fi connector
DStv Explora decoder and Wi-Fi connector

The video below illustrates how to connect WIFI connector to Explora using WPS:

Below are the steps you need to follow to connect dstv Wi-Fi connector and Explora decoder to mobile internet:

  • Connect the Ethernet cable and the power cable at the right port of the Wi-Fi connector.
  • Insert the other half of the Ethernet cable and the power cable (USB) to the Ethernet ports and the USB ports of your computer respectively.
  • The power indicator lights will turn on for initial signal that the Wi-Fi connector is working.
  • Go to any web browser on your computer and login to Dstv Wi-Fi local login (dstvwifi.local)
  • select the right Wi-Fi network available that you want to connect it to the Dstv Explora decoder
  • Provide the right password for the connection confirmation.
  • Remove dstv Wi-Fi connector from the computer and connect it back to the dstv Explora decoder.
Dstv Wi-Fi connector and laptop Connection
Dstv Wi-Fi connector and laptop Connection

After a successful connection has been made you need to check the connectivity status on the on Dstv Explora decoder.

DStv Explora decoder and Wi-Fi connector
DStv Explora decoder and Wi-Fi connector

Below are the steps you have to follow to check your Wi-Fi connector status:

  • Press on the menu on your DStv remote.
  • Look for settings in the menu
  • Select system setting from the setting menu.
  • Press press OK on connectivity setup to open your dstv explora decoder internet setup status.

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