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How to Get XM Radio

Watch more How to Make the Most of Your Car videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn how to subscribe to XM Satellite Radio for your car, your home, or your smartphone. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Get a free XM Radio Online trial Sign up for a free 7-day XM Radio Online trial online. No credit card is needed. Sample most XM programs before you decide to buy. Tip Although XM Satellite Radio is not available in Europe, radio programming from BBC1 is included in the XM listening package. Step 2: Decide how you want to listen to XM Decide how you want to listen to XM Radio. Listen online with a paying account; or listen in your car, on your smartphone, or at home with a tuner. Tip XM Radio-ready smartphones and devices include the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, and Blackberry. Step 3: Buy an XM car radio Buy an XM car radio at a retail store, or online via the XM Radio Shop. Or if you have recently bought a new car, you may be able to get an XM Radio through the dealer. Step 4: Activate XM Radio in your car Call XM Radio's Listener Care Service to activate XM Radio in your car. If you don't have XM radio built-in, have your car retailer recommend an installer. Step 5: Activate your XM Radio account online Activate your XM Radio account online. Create a username and password, and enter your XM Radio ID. Also include credit card or other payment info. Tip The 8-digit XM Radio ID can be found on the back of your XM Radio. Step 6: Check if the activation process is complete Check if the activation process is complete. Scroll through the channels in sequence. For a home XM radio, point the antenna at a south-facing window. Did You Know? In 2006, SIRIUS bought 23,000 hours of uncensored Howard Stern radio shows from his 20 years at CBS.
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