How to Add and Remove Channels in Tata Play?

Add/Remove Channels in Tata Sky mobile App

There are many DTH service providers in India, but Tata Play is the largest DTH service provider among them. A few years back, TRAI changed the guidelines for cable and DTH operators. Now, only pay for the channels that you want to watch. Also, for some reason, if you want to drop or add a channel to TataPlay, you can do it in a few steps.

TataPlay mobile app is the easiest way to update your monthly package as compared to other methods like a phone call, chat, website, etc.

We are all connected to the television in several ways to get news, entertainment shows, dramas, reality shows, movies, and much more. These mediums are Cable TV, DTH and OTT streaming like Amazon Prime, Hotstar, Netflix and many more.

But here, DTH is one of the most preferred services compared to all others and is cheap. You can easily add and remove channels of all DTH operators at any time of the day. So, if you want to know how to do it, then this tutorial is for you.

How to add TV channels in TATA Play?

So, first of all, you need to install the TATAPlay mobile app on your mobile. Next, you have to log in with your TataPlay subscriber ID or with your registered mobile number.

You will get an OTP on your registered mobile; enter your OTP and log in. Follow the below steps to add channels in TATA Play.

One thing to note here is that there is the same way to add and remove channels at Tataplay:

Add Channels in Tata Sky

Step 1: Tap on the profile icon in the right upper corner.

Step 2: On the next screen, select the ‘My Tata Play‘ option and the ‘Manage Pack‘ option.

Add Channels in Tata Sky

Step 3: You will get the ‘Modify Packs and Channels‘ option on the next screen.

Also check: – Tata Play Temporary Suspension.

Remove Channels in tata play

Step 4: The next screen will appear; here, you will get three options: ‘ Quick Add Channels, Drop Channels and Modify Current Pack‘.

Step 5: Select the ‘Quick Add Channel‘ option to add a channel to your package. On the next screen, you will find the channel category.

Step 6: Tap on the Category of the channel you want to add, the channel list will appear on the next screen.

Step 7: Tick mark the check box for the channel you want to add and tap on the ‘Proceed‘ option at the bottom of the screen.

On the next screen, you will get your pack details and select the ‘Confirm‘ option to confirm. In this way, channels will be added within 15 seconds, and you can add multiple channels.

How to remove channels in TATA Play?

This is also the same process you have to continue. Follow the above steps to remove channels from your package.

Step 1: Select the ‘Drop Channel’ option to remove the channels you will see in the image above.

Remove Channels in Tata play mobile App

Step 2: On the next screen uncheck the channels you want to remove.

Step 3: Tap on the ‘Proceed‘ option and ‘Confirm‘ on the next screen.

That’s all; your channel will be removed.

There are other options also available to update your package, like removing or adding channels. These are Whatsapp, missed calls and phone calls.

Using the TataPlay WhatsApp Servcie

This is also very simple, you have registered your Tata Play DTH account on WhatsApp by giving a missed call to 9229692296 from your registered mobile number.

Make sure that your registered mobile number and WhatsApp number are the same. You will get a confirmation message from the Tata Play service centre on your WhatsApp.


  • Send Add or Drop (Space) EPG Number. ​
  • For example, to add drop Ten Sports ALC: Add 470 / Drop 470​​.

Via missed call service

Another best option for users is to add and remove channels in Tata Play. Give a missed call to 080 6858 followed by the EPG number of the ALC you wish to add.


  • To Add Ten Sports ALC (EPG No. 470), give a missed call on 080 6858 (0470).​
  • To Drop Ten Sports ALC (EPG No. 470), give a missed call on 080 6858 (0470).
Q: Can I add and remove channels in Tata Play through the website?

A: Yes, you can add and remove channels in Tata Play through the Tata Play website.

Q: How to add and remove channels in Tata Play through the ‘Chat’ option?

A: Yes, you can add and remove channels through Tata Play ‘Chats’ option. You have to open the Tata Play mobile app and select the ‘Help’ option. Here you will get a chat option to chat with Tata Play Virtual Agent.

Q: Can I add or remove channels at any time in Tata Play?

A: Yes, you can do this at any time, but the channel-locking period can be days or months. This rule may change over time.

Q: Does Tata Play have a minimum network capacity charge?

A: Yes, It has a minimum charge of Rs 153/- p/m.

Q: What are the Broadcaster Packs in Tata Play?

A: Tata Play platform has channels and packs from all the major broadcasters like Star, Sony, Zee, Times, TV18, etc. Each broadcaster has several packs of its own channels. There are over 250 broadcaster packs.

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