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Got a question about SiriusXM on 7inch Mylink

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I did some browsing around on the forums and was not able to find any topics about this. ( I am new ) I have a 2013 2LT and a 2016 Premier R/S. I bought the 2016 to replace my 2013 which I will be selling in the near future on the open market. I was a bit upside down on it so I did not trade it in. However there are a few things which make me kinda wonder what Chevrolet was thinking. I always thought newer models got better. As I said overall I like the new Cruze. Here is my Minor Beef with the Radio. I think what I really dislike the most about it is the fact that the station presets do not have the channel name for Sirius XM. They no longer say Octane, Hairnation, Ozzy's Boneyard... etc. All they list now is just the channel number which I find taking a step back from the 2013-15 Cruze Mylink with Satellite Radio. Has anyone found any kind of work around for this?

The second thing which is a minor annoyance is the Dash cluster. Again on the my 2013 they had the center information screen perfect. It showed Speed in Digital, then under that it had Miles till empty and then your MPGs. On my new cruze I have to cycle through screens on the center dash info window to see each of those. Not sure why they decided to take a step backwards n that and the radio. Aside from those and a couple other minor issues I am over all happy with this cruze. I think I got a pretty good deal on it buying it used with out 12k miles on it :)

Anyway Glad to be here!!
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Do you have the upgraded stereo in your Premiere RS? Because that might be the issue. Mine shows the station name, it only shows the channel number for a few minutes at startup then it shows the name.
No, I have the 7 inch base mylink. Over all I'm pretty happy. I have the wireless charging port as well. Altho I had to take the rubber boot out because it would not charge through it. I tried 2 of my phones. Love the concept though! I'm guessing my premier R/S is the mid range in options as it has the base mylink, no sunroof and no lane assist option. All in all great little car and the pros do out weigh the cons.

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Yep I sure do have the S8 plus. Even if it did work with the boot I would have to take it out anyway as a phone with a case that has any kind of thickness won't fit. Poor design, clever idea! I am sure they will take cues from feeback on that.
Looks like you have s8 and s7 have a problem on some phones. I'm going to reset my phone if it still doesn't work because its a company phone its going to be replaced. One of the other employees s7 works in my car, its strange. My would once in while work now it won't at all anymore.
 
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