Are you trying to learn how to watch recorded programs on the DSTV Explora? Perhaps you have just purchased your Explora. It’s a wonderful decoder that’s a progression from all the previous PVR decoders from DSTV. The Explora comes with the ability to record up to 110 hours of TV. The latest version, the Explora Ultra, also comes with Netflix and YouTube apps build in. It also has build in WiFi. So, once you have recorded your shows, how do you watch them?
Steps to watch your recorded shows on the Explora
The following is how to watch recorded programs on the DSTV Explora;
- Press on the Playlist button on your Explora remote. A list of your recorded programs will appear.
- Go to the one that you wish to watch and click on OK on your remote.
- Choose the option to watch the show.
- The program will start playing. You can pause, rewind and fast it forward at will.
If you or someone else has previously partially watched the show in question, you will be presented with the options to either resume or restart watching it.
When you choose the Resume option, you are taken to the last viewing spot. It’s a good way of continuing with a show that you had previously been watching.
You need to have paid the Explora access fee
That’s how to watch recorded programs on the DSTV Explora. It’s easy enough to do. The only reason why you are here is probably because you are new to the Explora and you are still navigating your way around it.
One thing to note is that you will not be able to access PVR functions on your decoder unless you have paid the Explora access fee. It’s something that we have talked about before.
It’s a fee that needs to be paid monthly. Without making your payments, your recordings will be frozen and you will not be able to watch them. So, that’s something to keep in mind when making your payments.
In this article, we showed you how to watch recorded programs on the DSTV Explora. We noted that the Explora is a very popular decoder. It’s the latest in a long line of decoders that come with the ability to pause, record, rewind and fast forward live TV. Once you have recorded your programs, you can watch them at a time of your convenience.