Buick Regal: Satellite Radio - Radio - Infotainment System - Buick Regal Owners ManualBuick Regal: Satellite Radio

Vehicles with an XM™ Satellite Radio tuner and a valid XM Satellite Radio subscription can receive XM programming.

XM Satellite Radio Service

XM is a satellite radio service based in the 48 contiguous United States and 10 Canadian provinces. XM Satellite Radio has a wide variety of programming and commercial-free music, coast to coast, and in digital-quality sound. A service fee is required to receive the XM service. If XM Service needs to be reactivated, the radio will display "No Subscription Please Renew" on channel XM1. For more information, contact XM at www.xmradio.com or call 1-800-929-2100 in the U.S. and www.xmradio.ca or call 1-877-438-9677 in Canada.

Control Buttons

The buttons used to control the XM radio are:

RADIO/BAND: Press to turn the radio on and choose between AM, FM, and XM™, if equipped.

(Menu/Select): Turn to search for channels and press to navigate the available menus. (Menu/Select): Turn to search for channels and press to navigate the available menus.

INFO: Press to display additional information that may be available about the current song.

Press to go to the previous or next channel. Press to go to the previous or next channel.

FAV 1/2/3: Press to open the favorites list and select favorite pages.

Buttons 1 to 6: Press to select preset stations.

Selecting the XM Band

Press the RADIO/BAND button to choose between the AM, FM, and XM bands. The last channel played in that band begins to play when that band is selected.

XM Categories

XM channels are organized in categories.

Removing or Adding Categories

Channels in a category that have been removed can still be accessed by using thes buttons, or the knob. knob.

To add or remove categories:

1. Press the CONFIG button.
2. Select Radio Settings.
3. Select XM Categories.
4. Turn the knob to highlight the category. knob to highlight the category.
5. Press the knob to remove or add the category. knob to remove or add the category.

Selecting an XM Channel

XM channels can be selected by station lists or category lists.

Selecting a Channel by Station List

XM channels can be selected by usings , or  the , or the knob. knob.

To select an XM channel usings do one of the following:, do one of the following:

► Press and releases to go to the previous or next channel. to go to the previous or next channel.

► Press and holds to scroll through the previous or next channels until the channel is reached. to scroll through the previous or next channels until the channel is reached.

To select an XM channel using the knob: knob:

1. Turn the knob to highlight an XM channel. knob to highlight an XM channel.
2. Press the knob to select the channel, or leave the channel highlighted. knob to select the channel, or leave the channel highlighted.

To select an XM channel using the menu:

1. Press the knob. knob.
2. Select XM Stations List.
3. Select the channel.

Selecting a Channel by Category

1. Press the knob. knob.
2. Select XM Category List. A list of all programming types available displays.
3. Select the programming type.
4. Select the channel.

Storing an XM Channel as a Favorit

Channels from all bands can be stored in any order in the favorites pages.

Up to six channels can be stored in each favorites page and the number of available favorites pages can be set.

Storing a Channel as a Favorite

To store the channel to a position in the list, press and hold the corresponding 1 to 6 button until the channel can be heard again

Retrieving Channels

Press the FAV button to open a favorites page or to change to another favorites page. Briefly press one of the 1 to 6 buttons to retrieve the channel.

XM Messages

XL (Explicit Language Channels): These channels, or any others, can be blocked by request, by calling 1-800-929-2100 in the U.S. and 1-877-438-9677 in Canada.

XM Updating: The encryption code in the receiver is being updated. No action is required. This process should take no longer than 30 seconds.

Loading XM: The audio system is acquiring and processing audio and text data. No action is needed. This message should disappear shortly.

Channel Off Air: This channel is not currently in service. Tune in to another channel.

Channel Unauth: This channel is blocked or cannot be received with your XM subscription package.

Channel Unavailable: This previously assigned channel is no longer assigned. Tune to another station.

No Artist Info: The system is working properly. No artist information is available at this time on this channel.

No Title Info: The system is working properly. No song title information is available at this time on this channel.

No CAT Info: The system is working properly. No category information is available at this time on this channel.

No Information: The system is working properly. No text or informational messages are available at this time on this channel.

No Subscription Please Renew:

The XM subscription needs to be reactivated. Contact XM at www.xmradio.com or call 1-800-929-2100 in the U.S. and www.xmradio.ca or call 1-877-438-9677 in Canada.

No XM Signal: The system is working properly. The vehicle may be in a location where the XM signal is being blocked. When the vehicle is moved into an open area, the signal should return.

CAT Not Found: The system is working properly. There are no channels available for the selected category.

XM Radio ID: If tuned to channel 0, this message alternates with the XM Radio eight-digit radio ID label. This label is needed to activate the service.

Unknown: If this message is received when tuned to channel 0, there could be a receiver fault.

Consult with your dealer.

Check Antenna: If this message does not clear within a short period of time, the receiver could have a fault. Consult with your dealer.

XM Not Available: If this message does not clear within a short period of time, the receiver could have a fault. Consult with your dealer.

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