Just turn your radio on with the antenna facing skyward and tune to channel 184 on a Sirius radio or channel 1 on an XM radio.
(If your radio is in your vehicle, please make sure it isn’t in the garage.) Once you’re ready, press the button below and service should be activated within 15 minutes.
How do you refresh XM radio in a car?
Once you’re in front of your radio, follow instructions in the text message to complete the signal refresh. Text the word “Refresh” to 77917. Text the word “Refresh” to 77917 . We’ll send you a text with special link to start the refresh radio process.
How does Sirius XM radio work?
XM Radio’s ground station transmits a signal to its two active GEO satellites, which bounce the signals back down to radio receivers on the ground. The radio receivers are programmed to receive and unscramble the digital data signal, which contains more than 170 channels of digital audio.
Why is Sirius radio not working?
Make sure the SiriusXM antenna cable is firmly and securely plugged into the cradle. Make sure the SiriusXM antenna cable is not bent or broken. Turn your SiriusXM radio off, then on, to reset this message.
Do I have Sirius or XM in my car?
To see if your ride is ready to receive SiriusXM, just enter your VIN here. Or, see our Vehicle Availability page for model/year availability. If you don’t have SiriusXM installed in your car, we offer a broad range of radios for listening to SiriusXM.
How can I get satellite radio in my car for free?
When you buy a preowned vehicle with an inactive Sirius SM radio in it, you may be eligible for a free trial in your car. You’ll have to ask the dealer about this; not every car is eligible. Any person can get a 30-day free trial for signing up for a SiriusXM subscription.
How do I know if my car has satellite radio?
How Do I Know If I Have XM Radio on My Vehicle?
- Examine the faceplate of the radio to locate the letters “XM”. Most XM equipped radios are labeled as such.
- Sit inside the vehicle and either crank it up or turn the key slightly to turn on the vehicle’s radio.
- Locate one of the following buttons on the faceplate of the radio SAT, BAND or AUX.
Does SiriusXM charge per radio?
Sirius Standard Pricing: $5 / Month
SiriusXM has a few plans but the basic one for your car is $5 per month for 12 months (new subscriptions only). The three tiers are: SiriusXM Select: $5 / month for 12 months for 140+ channels, then goes to $15.99 / month.
Is there a difference between Sirius and XM Radio?
What is the difference between Sirius, XM, and SiriusXM radios? Radios labeled as Sirius radios can only receive Sirius packages. XM radios can only receive XM packages. SiriusXM radios can only receive SiriusXM packages.
How do I get XM Radio for free?
Offer Details: Activate a SiriusXM All Access monthly plan and get the first 3 months for free ($65.97 savings off the current $21.99 monthly rate). A credit card is required on this offer. You must cancel during your free 3 months to avoid being charged.