How do I recover deleted recordings on the DSTV Explora? That’s something that many people have been asking. The Explora is one of the best decoders that can be found out there. It allows you to record, rewind and pause TV. That’s great for freeing you from having to run on your TV’s schedule. We have previously shown you how to delete recordings on the Explora. Many people end up removing some shows that they still want to watch. In that case, what do you do to recover?
Steps to recover a delete show?
Unfortunately, it’s not possible to recover deleted recordings on the DSTV Explora. However, all is not lost. You can simply record the show during another airing if it’s available. DSTV repeats program a number of times throughout the day. You can carry out a search to see if there are any other airings for the show that you wish to recover. If yes, record it and you should be good to go.
You can find some programs in Catch Up
It’s not possible to recover a recording that you have deleted from the Explora, but you can search for the same program on DSTV Catch Up. You will find a lot of programs on there.
To open Catch Up, simply press on the appropriate button on your remote. Search for the program that you are looking for. If it’s there, you can then watch it.
Lock your favorite shows to stop them from being deleted
That’s the answer for those looking at how to recover deleted recordings on the DSTV Explora. Once you have removed a show, it’s gone for good, but you can recover it if there are other airings.
But what can you do to prevent your favorite recorded programs from being deleted? The good news is that it’s possible to lock a program to stop it from being removed. But how do you do that? Simply take the following steps;
- Press on the Playlist button on your Explora remote.
- Go to the program that you wish to lock.
- Go to Lock and press on OK.
This post was dedicated to showing you how to recover deleted recordings on the DSTV Explora decoder. We showed you that it’s currently not possible to do so. However, there are other options when it comes to recovering your recordings. You can look for other airtimes. Most DSTV programs get repeated every now and again. If there are no additional airings, you can look for the program in Catchup. There is a possibility that you will be able to find it there.