Activating a SiriusXM Subscription

  1. With the SiriusXM® source selected, tune to channel 1.

    You should be able to hear the preview channel. If not, check the SiriusXM Connect Tuner and antenna installation and connections, and try again.

  2. Tune to channel 0 to locate the Radio ID.
  3. Contact SiriusXM listener care by phone at (866) 635-2349 or go to to subscribe in the United States.
  4. Provide the Radio ID.

    The activation process usually takes 10 to 15 minutes, but can take up to an hour. For the SiriusXM Connect Tuner to receive the activation message, it must be turned on and receiving the SiriusXM signal.

  5. If the service is not activated within the hour, go to or contact SiriusXM Listener Care by phone at 1-866-635-2349.
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