Gotv Decoder Update Error (Code=SIG) – How to Fix

If your Gotv decoder has an old software a message saying “Upgrade your Software, It is Outdated” will be displayed on your screen. it is important to do a software upgrade to enjoy better features and also enhance the performance of your Gotv decoder.

But unfortunately several gotv subscribers have difficulties during the decoder software update as the process can last for hours and eventually fail and restart all over.

Some Gotv subscribers also say their decoder upgrade fails and displays “Update Error(Code SIG)”  during the process and prevents subscribers from viewing their channels.




This post will list some basic Gotv decoder troubleshooting tips which you can try out;

You may perform a manual software upgrade by:



Follow this procedure. Pull out the power cable, then hold the P+ button and return the power cable while still holding the P+ button. Once you see a green light flickering on the decoder, release the P+ button and wait for the green light to stop flickering. Then press the p+ button twice and the P – button twice and let it scan.



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  1. My decoder needs update, how can I do it pls, my decoder has even stop working and I just subscribed.

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