Gotv Decoder – Installation and How to Reset Gotv Decoder

GOtv Decoder, Gotv installation

In this article, you will learn about gotv decoder, how to install it, and how to reset Gotv decoder. GOtv is one of the most used TV service providers in Nigeria because it is very affordable.

However, like any electronic device, a decoder may encounter occasional issues that require a reset. Resetting your decoder can help resolve various problems, such as signal issues, frozen screens, or software glitches. So follow the steps below to know how to do gotv installation and how to reset your Gotv decoder.

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How to Install Gotv Decoder

Gotv installation is very simple. Follow the step-by-step guide to install the decoder:

  • Unpack your decoder and set it up
  • Connect the decoder to the TV using the voice and video cable provided 
  • Take the antenna outside and mount it temporarily.
  • Connect the Antenna to the decoder using the cable that comes with the box
  • Connect the decoder to power using the power cable 
  • Power on and setup will begin automatically
  • Select the language and allow time for the decoder to scan the available channels 
  • If it does not scan, adjust the outside antenna until the strength of the signal is strong enough
  • When it is done scanning, that’s it.
  • that’s all.

You can also see the video below for the installation process

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GOtv decoder and remote

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What is GOtv Decoder Reset?

GOtv-decoder reset is the process of restoring the decoder to its default factory settings. Majorly, it helps to clear gotv error codes. Resetting the decoder can help resolve software-related issues and restore optimal performance.

What Are the Requirements for GOtv Decoder Reset

Before proceeding with a decoder reset, ensure you have the following requirements:

  • Stable power supply
  • Gotv-decoder and remote control
  • And a TV
  • Patience

How to Reset GOtv-Decoder

Follow these step-by-step instructions to reset your decoder:

  • Power your Television and decoder
  • Wait for the decoder to completely boot
  • Once the booting is completed and press the “Help button” on your remote which is located at the bottom of the remote.
  • The Gotv-decoder Menu will display on your screen.
  • Then select “Advanced options
  • Choose “Installation” then press enter, then select “Reset” and press enter
  • After this, the decoder will instantly reset to factory settings and reboot.

Note that you will need to rescan your channels after the reset is complete in order to continue enjoying your gotv subscription.

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Why is GOtv Decoder Reset Necessary?

There are several reasons why your may want to reset your decoder:

  • It helps to clear error codes
  • It can help resolve technical issues such as poor signal reception and freezing screens
  • Resetting the decoder clears any temporary glitches in the system, allowing it to function properly.
  • A reset can help resolve software-related problems, such as error messages or malfunctioning applications

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