How to Factory Reset OVHD Decoder + Restore Channels


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How to Factory Reset OVHD Decoder + Restore Channels
Posted on: September 06, 2018, 09:17:29 PM
You might have gotten some channels on your Openview HD decoder gone or have experienced loss of signal due to some faulty steps or another. With this aide you will learn how to factory reset OVHD decoder and restore your openview HD channels. By doing a factory reset, you can restore your decoder to its default settings.

OVHD or OpenView HD is a Free To View Direct Broadcast Satellite television provider  which is run by Platco Digital (part of the eMedia Group which includes free-to-air channel and the 24 hour news channel eNCA).  OpenView does not charge monthly subscription fees but instead relies on carriage fees and advertising.

Channels include:
» TV Channels
» SABC 1
» SABC 2
» SABC 3
» /eHD
» eExtra
» eMovies
» eMovies Extra
» eBella
» Trace Sport Stars
» BBC World News
» eToonz
» Mindset
» Da Vinci Learning
» Kwesé Free Sports

How to factory Reset OVHD decoder

Factory reset is a common solutions to most problems experienced on satellite receivers. This can sometimes be done using your remote control or a software upgrade. To factory reset using remote control,

1. Press menu from the remote control
2. From the screen scroll to setting then press ok
3. Under setting go to installation and press ok. Parental pin code will be required, enter 1234.
4. Scroll down to factory reset and press ok
5. Press ok again to start channel search

When the channel search is finished give the STB at least 3 minutes to recover the lost channels.

You can see if the channels have been recovered by changing the program or simply press ok on you remote to display the list.

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Alternatively, please dial *120*6843*1# select Option 1, then enter your STB number to reactivate your decoder.


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Re: How to Factory Reset OVHD Decoder + Restore Channels
#1 Posted on: April 29, 2019, 01:27:19 PM
I have  already restart decoder....but the signal is lost....what di I do


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my decoder is not loading software it got stuck on 0%
#2 Posted on: May 14, 2019, 01:32:31 PM
what do i do with my decoder it is not upgrading and i dont have a remote control


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Re: How to Factory Reset OVHD Decoder + Restore Channels
#3 Posted on: May 18, 2019, 05:42:36 PM
I have been trying to reset the pin code for parental control but it doesn’t allow me and I have forgotten th pin code

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