BMW / MINI SiriusXM Satellite Radio Activation
Looking for the easiest way to add satellite radio to your BMW or MINI? Our remote SiriusXM activation process means you’ll be enjoying it in less than 30 minutes without even leaving your home.
Available in the US and Canada for all vehicles with the BMW satellite radio preparation option. Decode your VIN to check compatibility.
- Activate SiriusXM satellite radio in your BMW or MINI” without leaving your home
- Enjoy over 165 radio channels” from Howard Stern and Bloomberg to NFL and Comedy Central
- 50% off the typical dealer pricing
- Get a free All Access SiriusXM package for up to 12 months (conditions apply)
Access Over 165 Channels
With around 165 XM radio channels to choose from including news music sports and entertainment you and your family will always find something worth listening to.
If you’re into comedy and keeping up with sports news LOL Radio and NFL will make your daily journey more enjoyable.
If you’d rather have podcasts and worldwide news keep you company turns on CNN FOX News Howard Stern or a Today Show.
For kids – play some Disney Hits or TikTok Radio and enjoy a good old singalong.
There are plenty of XM radio stations to choose from however which ones are available for your vehicle depends on its hardware as you’ll be using the factory radio included as part of the SiriusXM satellite radio preparation package.
Go to the SiriusXM official website to see the lineup for your car.
Use Via BMW iDrive System
Your car’s OEM satellite radio capability also makes for a smooth user experience through your BMW iDrive system.
Just enter your iDrive’s Media/Radio menu and you’ll see BMW SiriusXM Satellite radio alongside other music sources such as FM radio or your BMW’s AUX input.
With the use of your iDrive controller and steering wheel buttons you’ll be able to quickly switch between stations browse categories or access your preset favorite SiriusXM channels.
If you have BMW CarPlay you’ll also be able to use your SiriusXM app via the CarPlay interface. For the latest BMW CarPlay apps lineup go to the official CarPlay website.
Get At Almost Half-Price
And the best part is – you can get it much cheaper compared to the dealer’s service.
BMW dealers charge even 50% more for unlocking this option and require you to leave your vehicle at the shop often overnight. With BimmerTech you’ll get the same option coded in less than 30 min in the comfort of your home.
SiriusXM free activation code
Since we use a genuine BMW activation code to add SiriusXM to your BMW you can count on additional benefits such as free satellite radio trial period.
Original car owners may receive the All Access SiriusXM subscription free of charge for up to 12 months. Those whose vehicles are Certified Pre-Owned can sign up for a 2-month free trial.
Keep in mind though all free trials offered by SiriusXM are governed by their own terms and conditions.
Smartbimmer is not in a position to guarantee eligibility for any trial nor can we offer any alternative trial or refund if SiriusXM refuses to offer a free trial.
Available In The US & Canada Only
BMW SiriusXM satellite signal covers Canada 48 contiguous US states and surrounding waters with partial coverage in Puerto Rico.
If you’re based in the state of Alaska or Hawaii you may not be able to access SiriusXM through the satellite radio signal yet you’ll have access to it via an online streaming service.
Enjoy Not Only In Your BMW
That being said SiriusXM’s All Access package isn’t limited to in-car use. Thanks to the included streaming option through the SiriusXM app you can easily listen to all your favorite stations whether you’re at home or at the gym.
The SiriusXM app is available for PCs Xbox One iOS and Android devices.
SiriusXM in MINI Cooper
What’s more, SiriusXM is not a BMW-exclusive service. If you’re a MINI owner you too can enjoy the satellite radio in your go-cart of the road!
How do you install Sirius Satellite radio in your car?
Identify your BMW or MINI at the top and you will get a full description of Sirius car radio activation in your specific vehicle together with the details on what comes in a SiriusXM car kit.
BMW SiriusXM Satellite radio can be activated in cars with the BMW satellite radio preparation option through a remote coding session or with a USB stick – both processes are simple and quick to go through.
You’ll deal with each in 15-30 minutes. For the cable coding procedure, you’ll need to prepare a coding interface and schedule a remote session with our technician.
As for the USB coding, it’s as straightforward as saving the coding file (that we send to you in an email) to a USB drive and connecting it to your car.
We’ll send you the step-by-step coding instructions once your product is shipped. In case you need guidance our support will be ready to help you out.
Keep in mind the type of activation depends on the vehicle’s specs and can be determined only after you type in your VIN.
Please identify your car and read the full description of the product together with details of its installation.
- BMW 1 Series: Convertible E88 (2006-2013) Coupé E82 (2006-2013) 3-door Hatchback E81 (2006-2011) 5-door Hatchback E87 (2006-2011) 5-door Hatchback F20 (2010-2018) 3 – door Hatchback F21(2010 – 2018) Sedan F52 (2015-2018);
- BMW 2 Series: Active Tourer F45 (2013-2018) Convertible F23 (2014-2018) Coupe F22 (2012-2018) Coupe M2 F87 (2014-2018) Grand Tourer F46 (2014-2018) Gran Coupe F44 (2019-2021);
- BMW 3 Series: Coupe E92 (2005-2013) Convertible E93(2005 – 2013) Gran Turismo F34(2012 – 2018) Sedan E90(2004 – 2012) Sedan F30(2011 – 2018) Sedan F35(2011 – 2018) Sedan M3 F80(2012 – 2018) Touring E91 (2004 – 2012) Touring F31(2011 – 2018) Sedan G20 (2018-);
- BMW 4 Series: Convertible F33(2013 – 2017) Coupé F32 (2012-2018) Gran Coupé F36 (2013-2018) M4 Convertible F83 (2013-2018) M4 Coupé F82 (2013-2018);
- BMW 5 Series: Gran Turismo F07 (2008-2017) Sedan E60 (2001-2010) Sedan F10 (2009-2016) Sedan G30 (2015-2018) Sedan M5 F90 (2016-2018) Touring G31 (2016-2018) Wagon E61 (2002-2010) Wagon F11 (2009-2017);
- BMW 6 Series: Convertible E64 (2002-2010) Convertible F12 (2009-2018) Coupé E63 (2002-2010) Coupé F13 (2010-2015) Gran Coupé F06 (2011-2018) Gran Turismo G32 (2016-2018) Gran Turismo G32 (2017-2020);
- BMW 7 Series: Hybrid F04 (2008-2012) Long Sedan E66 (2000-2008) Long Sedan E67 (2002-2008) Long Sedan F02 (2007-2015) Long Sedan F03 (2008-2012) Long Sedan G12 (2014-2018) Sedan E65 (2000-2008) Sedan F01 (2007-2015) Sedan G11 (2014-2018) Sedan G12 (2015-2020);
- BMW 8 Series: Convertible G14 (2019-2020)” Coupe G15 (2019-2020);
- BMW i3 Series: I01 (2013-2021);
- BMW X1 Series: Crossover E84 (2008-2015) Crossover F48 (2014-2018) Crossover F49 (2014-2018);
- BMW X2 Series: SUV F39 (2016-2018);
- BMW X3 Series: SUV E83 (2003-2010) SUV F25 (2009-2017) SUV G01 (2016-2018);
- BMW X4 Series: Crossover F26 (2013-2018)” SUV G02 (2019-2020);
- BMW X5 Series: SUV E70 (2006-2013) SUV F15 (2012-2018) SUV F85 (2013-2018) SUV G05 (2019-2020);
- BMW X6 Series: Crossover E71 (2007-2014) Crossover F16 (2013-2018) Crossover M F86 (2013-2018) Hybrid E72 (2008-2011) SUV G06 (2020-2020);
- BMW X7 Series: SUV G07 (2019-2020);
- BMW Z4 Series: Roadster E89 (2008-2016) Roadster G29 (2019-2020);
- Mini: Clubman F54 F55 F56 Convertible F57 Countryman F60 Paceman R60 Paceman R61;