Switching on satellite radio mode

Notes

Important notes on registration, see "Registering satellite radio".

Switching on satellite radio mode

sliding  and turning Select Audio in the main function bar by sliding the COMAND and turning controller and press  to confirm. the COMAND controller and press If satellite radio mode was the last mode to confirm.

If satellite radio mode was the last mode selected, it will now be active.

If another audio mode is switched on, you can now switch to satellite radio mode in the audio menu.

the COMAND Select Audio by sliding the COMAND the COMAND controller and pressing The audio menu appears. to confirm.

The audio menu appears.

to Select Sat. Radio and press to to confirm.

The No Service message appears when starting up or if no signal is being received.

If the satellite receiver is not installed or is not installed correctly, the Device not available message will appear.

Once COMAND receives the signal, the satellite radio display appears. The station last selected is played.

Satellite radio main menu
Satellite radio main menu

1 Satellite radio main display
2 Preset
3 Channel name
4 Selected category/channel number
5 Sound settings
6 Category list
7 Channel information (in brief)
8 Channel information (in detail)
9 Channel preset list
10 SatRadio menu

Channel information 7 can be viewed in detail.

Changing the category

Satellite radio stations are sorted into various categories. You can choose between the different categories, such as news/talk shows, sports or country, if they are available.

The category list is sorted alphabetically.

Selecting a category

Category by turning To call up the category list: select Category by turning controller and press  to confirm. the COMAND controller and press The category list appears. to confirm.

The category list appears.

turning To select a category: select a category by turning pressing  to confirm. the COMAND controller and pressing The category selected is shown in the to confirm.

The category selected is shown in the display. You hear the station last selected for this category.

The All Channels category is at the top of the category list. This category is sorted by channel number and allows you to browse all available channels.

Selecting a channel

Channel search

or slide Turn the COMAND or slide controller while the display/selection the COMAND controller while the display/selection window in the SatRadio display is active.

COMAND searches in both directions (ascending and descending) and stops at the next channel found in the selected category.

Using the multifunction steering wheel

to select the Audio Press to select the Audio or menu. to select the Audio menu.

. Press and hold . or SatRadio menu.

SatRadio menu

turning Select Sat. Radio in the submenu bar by turning press  to confirm. the COMAND controller and press The SatRadio menu appears. to confirm.

The SatRadio menu appears.

Entering channel numbers directly

Option 1

An input menu appears. Press the An input menu appears. button.

An input menu appears.

Option 2

turning Select Sat. Radio in the submenu bar by turning press  to confirm. the COMAND controller and press Select Enter Channel and press to confirm.

to Select Enter Channel and press to to confirm.

An input menu appears.

option, press the corresponding number To enter a channel: irrespective of the option, press the corresponding number keys on the control panel one after the other.

COMAND sets the selected channel.

digits. You can only select currently permitted digits.

Selecting a channel from the SatRadio channel list

turning Select Sat. Radio in the submenu bar by turning press  to confirm. the COMAND controller and press Select Channel List and press to confirm.

to Select Channel List and press to to confirm.

The channel list appears.

the Select a channel by turning COMAND controller and press  to the COMAND controller and press confirm. to confirm.

Memory functions

Storing channels

Press  the COMAND controller There are ten presets available.

when the Press when the the COMAND controller when the display/selection window is active.

or

turning Select Presets in the submenu bar by turning press  to confirm. the COMAND controller and press In both cases, the channel presets appear. to confirm.

In both cases, the channel presets appear.

The position dot in front of a preset position indicates that the currently selected channel is stored there.

the Select a preset by turning COMAND controller and press and hold the COMAND controller and press and hold or until you hear a tone.

or

until you hear a tone. Press and hold a number button, e.g. 4, until you hear a tone.

The channel is stored under the preset.

Storing channels automatically

This function automatically stores channels with adequate reception in the preset memory. Channels stored manually in the preset memory will be overwritten.

COMAND controller Option 1: press COMAND controller the COMAND controller when the display/selection window is active.

the COMAND controller and press Select Autostore in the presets by turning to confirm. the COMAND controller and press Option 2: select Presets in the submenu to confirm.

bar by sliding  and turning Option 2: select Presets in the submenu bar by sliding the and turning COMAND controller and press  to the COMAND controller and press confirm. to confirm.

to confirm. Select Autostore and press to confirm. to confirm.

In both cases, COMAND searches for channels that can be received. You will see a message to this effect. The available channels are automatically stored in the preset positions.

press  to confirm. To cancel storing: select Cancel and press Selecting a channel from the preset list to confirm.

Selecting a channel from the preset list

Presets by turning To call up the channel list: select Presets by turning controller and press  to confirm. the COMAND controller and press The channel preset list appears. to confirm.

The channel preset list appears.

turning To set a channel: select a preset by turning press  to confirm. the COMAND controller and press or to confirm.

or

Using the multifunction steering wheel Press a number key, e.g. 4.

Using the multifunction steering wheel

to select the Audio Press to select the Audio or menu. to select the Audio menu.

briefly. Press briefly. or Displaying information briefly.

Displaying information

the COMAND controller and press Select Info in the submenu bar by turning to confirm. the COMAND controller and press Information on the currently received to confirm.

Information on the currently received program is displayed.

the COMAND controller. To return to the SatRadio main display: slide Displaying service information the COMAND controller.

Displaying service information

The provider's customer service center is available by phone at any time to answer any general questions or questions on the versions available.

turning Select Sat. Radio in the submenu bar by turning press  to confirm. the COMAND controller and press Select Service and press to confirm.

to confirm. Select Service and press to confirm. to confirm.

The provider's details appear.

the COMAND controller. To return to the SatRadio main display: slide Channel list updates the COMAND controller.

Channel list updates

When receiving a new channel list, the display shows the Updating channel... message.

The station last selected is switched to mute until the update has been completed.

Satellite radio mode is not available during this process.

Once the update has been completed, the satellite radio main menu appears. The station last selected is played.

Sound settings

You will find details on the sound settings in the "At a glance" section.

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