Symbian is an operating system currently used in Nokia Mobile devices. DStv Mobile has developed a Drifta decoder application that works with Symbian devices.
The DStv Mobile Decoder application enables users to watch DStv Mobile’s broadcast television on certain Nokia Symbian devices using a Drifta mobile decoder. In order to view DVB-H mobile television, this application requires an active Drifta mobile decoder in a DVB-H coverage area.
For more information visit: http://apps.www.dstvmobile.com/decoder.
You need a compatible Symbian cellphone, an activated Drifta, and you must be in a DVB-H coverage area.
The application is available for certain Nokia phones that run on the Symbian platform
Nokia N97 Mini
Nokia 5800 X-press Music
The application is available for free from the Nokia Store. The application name is “DStv Mobile Decoder”.
Go to the Nokia Store on your Nokia Symbian device.
Search for ‘DStv Mobile Decoder’.
A free application called “DStv Mobile Decoder” will appear in the search results.
Install the application.
The download time depends on the speed of your 3G or Wi-Fi connectivity.
Depending on the device, The DStv Mobile Decoder application is compatible with the version of Symbian that the device was shipped with.
The application is free to download on the Nokia Store. Depending on your package with your mobile operator; data costs may apply.
Your Drifta needs to be activated before using the service. You may activate using the Online Activations service on the DStv Mobile website or contact MultiChoice Customer Care.
Press the power button on the Drifta and wait for the DVB-H light to go steady green – this may take up to 3 minutes when using the Drifta for the first time.
Connect the Nokia Symbian device to the Drifta via Wi-Fi. Please refer to your devices user manual for instructions on how to connect to a Wi-Fi Network.
Once connected, launch the Drifta application.
After loading, a list of channels will be displayed.
Select a channel to start watching.
Access the DStv Mobile Decoder application
Enter new password
Confirm new password
The application will restart
On the application you need to go to Settings and deselect the password checkbox; a “Clear password” message will appear; click OK and the application will refresh.
Application updates will be available to users from the Nokia Store. The platform notifies you when updates are available.