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Newbie here. How can I play FM radio stations?

Discussion in 'Model 3: User Interface' started by sjdennis3, Apr 26, 2018.

  1. sjdennis3

    sjdennis3 New Member

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    When I go to the audio window, the tabs across the top are Radio, Streaming, and Phone. If I select the Radio button it shows no favorites and no stations?

    I try to scroll left and right with the left hand button on the steering wheel and it reverts back to streaming.

    This should be a simple operation but I cannot figure it out.

    Thanks for you help.
     
  2. mtndrew1

    mtndrew1 Member

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    The whole media thing is a hot mess.

    Tap radio, then scroll down and select from the list of stations it has auto-scanned. Once one is selected, tap the heart icon to save it as a favorite.

    Your favorites tab will be an amalgamation of FM and streaming channels which you have “hearted.”
     
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  3. sjdennis3

    sjdennis3 New Member

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    I don't see any stations in the window to choose from. Perhaps the Auto-Scan has to be turned on?
     
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    Hmm mine just did it. It was not at all intuitive though and the entire media interface needs to be burned with fire.

    I love everything else about the car but my kingdom for a proper iPod media interface!
     
  5. mblakele

    mblakele pre-jackpot member

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    On p89 the manual says you should be able to tap or drag your finger on the tuner. I don't see anything about scanning.

    FM Radio

    If it is available in your location, Media Player provides FM radio service that you can select from the Radio source. To tune the radio to a specific frequency, choose a frequency and then touch the next or previous arrows to move from one frequency to the next (or previous). You can also tap or drag your finger on the tuner to the desired frequency. The bars on the left side of the frequency number indicate the strength of the signal for the chosen frequency. Touch HD to play high definition versions of available frequencies.

    Mark a radio station as a favorite to display it on the Radio source for easy access (see Favorites and Recent on page 90).​
     

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