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Dish TV: how to add or remove channel through call, SMS, website and MyDish TV app

Dish TV might have lost the top spot to Tata Sky, but the fact remains that it offers an exhaustive list of channels and services to its customers. The DTH service provider offers three STB options including DishNXT, DishNXT HD, and DishSMRT Hub. There are also DishSMRT Stick and DishSMRT Kit to turn your DishNXT HD STB into an online content streaming device. More importantly, it offers close to 400 mainstream and regional channels to users.

Also read: Dish TV recharge offers 2021: get up to Rs 125 cashback from Amazon, Paytm, MobiKwik, Freecharge

With so many channels on offer, it’s quite possible that the Dish TV channel selection you chose for yourself might have a channel you don’t watch or might not have the one that you need. In such cases, DishTV allows users to add or remove channels from their Dish TV package. Let’s take a look at how you can add or remove channel in Dish TV.

How to add channel in Dish TV

Dish TV allows users to add or remove channel online or through registered mobile number

Dish TV allows users to add or remove channel online or through the registered mobile number

Adding a new channel to Dish TV is pretty straightforward. Dish TV users can do so online on the official Dish TV website, through the My DishTV app, and registered mobile number.

How to add DishTV channel online

  1. Visit the official website of Dish TV and log in using your VC
  2. Under the ‘Packs and Channels’ tab, select ‘Add-on Pack’
  3. Select the channels that you wish to add
  4. Your new channels will be activated within a few minutes

How to add DishTV channel using My Dish TV app

  1. Open My Dish TV mobile app on your phone
  2. Login with your registered mobile number or VC number and password
  3. Click on the ‘Edit Pack’ option at the bottom
  4. You’ll be able to see details of the existing pack
  5. To add a channel pack click on the ‘Add-Ons’ button and for single channels tap on the ‘Channel’ button
  6. Select the channel you wish to add and tap on ‘Add’
  7. Click on Submit

How to add DishTV channel through registered mobile number

  1. Give a missed call to 1800-568-XXXX, where you replace XXXX with the channel number. For 3 digit channels, add a “0” before the channel number. The channel will be activated in 15 minutes.
  2. Send SMS “DISHTV GET <Channel No.>” to 57575 from your registered mobile number

How to remove a channel from Dish TV

How to remove Dish TV channel online

  1. Visit the official website of Dish TV and log in using your VC
  2. Under the ‘Packs and Channels’ tab, select ‘Add-on Pack’
  3. Select the channels that you wish to remove
  4. Your new channels will be deactivated within a few minutes

How to remove DishTV channel using MyDish TV app

  1. Open My Dish TV mobile app on your phone
  2. Login with your registered mobile number or VC number and password
  3. Click on the ‘Edit Pack’ option at the bottom
  4. You’ll be able to see details of the existing pack
  5. Click on ‘All’ to see all channels active in your pack
  6. Click on the ‘trash’ icon next to the channel you wish to delete
  7. Click on Submit

How to remove DishTV channel through registered mobile number

  1. Send SMS “DISHTV DEL <Channel No.>” to 57575 from your registered mobile number
  2. From your phone, call 9501795017 and a customer care executive will help you with the process
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